NEWS


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GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars

GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars

WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation’s largest automaker conte...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

TOLEDO (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they have charged two people involved in planning separate large-scale attacks — one who wan...

December 10th, 2018 |  


ATM stolen from Lima restaurant

ATM stolen from Lima restaurant

LIMA — Lima police are investigating the burglary of a Lima business early Monday morning.According to Lt. Ronald Holman, someone broke into J&#...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Lima City Council announces 2019 schedule

Lima City Council announces 2019 schedule

LIMA — Lima City Council announced its meeting dates for 2019.Council meets at 7 p.m., in Council Chambers, 50 Town Square, Lima. A pre-council ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Stocks struggle higher as markets remain volatile; oil drops

Stocks struggle higher as markets remain volatile; oil drops

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks remained volatile Monday as the market took a dive in early trading only to erase those losses later and end slightl...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Ottawa Home Helpers welcomes new owner

Ottawa Home Helpers welcomes new owner

OTTAWA — Dana Cornell has taken on the role of the new owner of Ottawa Home Helpers and looks forward to helping clients with their non-medical ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Heading to KC
Dolphins pull off miracle play to beat Patriots 34-33

Dolphins pull off miracle play to beat Patriots 34-33

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kenyan Drake ran the last 52 yards as the Miami Dolphins scored on a pass and double lateral on the wild 69-yard fina...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Rivers leads Chargers to win over Bengals

Rivers leads Chargers to win over Bengals

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers threw for 220 yards and Michael Badgley kicked four field goals — including a team-record 59-yarder &#...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Browns win fifth game

Browns win fifth game

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield took the snap in victory formation and dropped to one knee as the crowd roared. When the clock hit zeros, the st...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Girls basketball roundup: Kalida shoots 50 percent from the field in victory against Elida

Girls basketball roundup: Kalida shoots 50 percent from the field in victory against Elida

KALIDA — The host Wildcats outrebounded Elida 30-21 and connected on 16 of 32 shots from the field in securing a 40-27 girls high school basketb...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Boys basketball: Lima Senior smothers Middletown

Boys basketball: Lima Senior smothers Middletown

LIMA — Back-to-back blowout wins.After Lima Senior dispensed of Clay, 83-47, in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference opener Friday night, the Sp...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Boys basketball: LCC holds off Toledo Scott 61-60

Boys basketball: LCC holds off Toledo Scott 61-60

LIMA — Scott stunned Lima Central Catholic out of the chute.But the T-Birds rallied behind a strong defense and their up-tempo running game.LCC ...

December 8th, 2018 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE




LIFESTYLE


Janice and Alfred Siebeneck

Janice and Alfred Siebeneck

KALIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Siebeneck are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a family dinner.Siebeneck and the former Janice Recker were mar...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Dorothy and Roger Leiber

Dorothy and Roger Leiber

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Roger Leiber are celebrating 50 years of marriage by spending time with family.Leiber and the former Dorothy Pore were m...

December 8th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: Finding resilience when you’re down by 18

David Trinko: Finding resilience when you’re down by 18

The fifth-grade girls looked back at me from the bench, breathless and beaten.They’d just finished their seventh quarter of basketball in the la...

December 8th, 2018 updated: December 10th, 2018. |  


Grammy Awards nominations: rap power

Grammy Awards nominations: rap power

Hip-hop continues to dominate pop music, rock keeps sliding, Taylor Swift appears to be falling off, and hip-hop giants Kendrick Lamar and Drake are s...

December 7th, 2018 |  


“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” – PG

“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” – PG

The Story“Christmas comes whether we like it or not,” says Mr. Stahlbaum (Matthew Macfadyen) to his daughter Clara (Mackenzie Foy). She...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Tickets going fast for ‘Bells, Brass and Bows’

Tickets going fast for ‘Bells, Brass and Bows’

LIMA — It’s a seasonal tradition that Lima area families have enjoyed for years.The Lima Symphony Orchestra’s “Bells, Brass an...

December 6th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Jerry Zezima: The Zezimas’ 2019 Christmas letter

Jerry Zezima: The Zezimas’ 2019 Christmas letter

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Jim Krumel: Final good-bye to an old newspaper friend

Jim Krumel: Final good-bye to an old newspaper friend

You likely saw on Saturday’s front page The Lima News is having the press removed from its home on Elida Road.The newspaper hasn’t used th...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: George H.W. Bush is gone, and so is his vision of ‘a kinder, gentler nation’

Leonard Pitts Jr.: George H.W. Bush is gone, and so is his vision of ‘a kinder, gentler nation’

On the last night of the Republican National Convention in 1988, the candidate sought to impart to the country a vision of the America it could be....

December 9th, 2018 |  


Letter: Comments degrading toward women

I read in the Columbus Dispatch, Rep.Seitz (R) describes Diana Fessler, not at the event, an outspoken and, at times, controversial conservative.Seitz...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Michael Reagan: Worthy asylum seekers — or not?

Michael Reagan: Worthy asylum seekers — or not?

Earlier this week I was at an event that honored Malala Yousafzai.Malala, in case you don’t recall, is the brave young school girl from a villag...

December 8th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Cheryl Parson: Social Security scams are aplenty

Cheryl Parson: Social Security scams are aplenty

Illegal activity! Compromised! Fraudulent use! Suspended! Canceled! Revoked! Used for tax purposes! Illegal action filed! All of these terms have been...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Land transfers, Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Land transfers, Nov. 29-Dec. 5

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Nov. 15 through Nov. 21. Figures reflect th...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First National Bank5.0 / 4.3...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: Safety deposit box law in Ohio

Legal-Ease: Safety deposit box law in Ohio

Traditionally, almost every American family had a safety deposit box, often called a lockbox. Lockboxes were usually physical, metal-box drawers in lo...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Mercy Health earns ‘Most Wired’ honors

LIMA — Mercy Health, the parent company of Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Media Center, has been recognized as among the nation’s Most Wire...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Cooper Farms to release videos on hog farming

OAKWOOD — Cooper Farms rolled out a monthly video series on hog farming and environmental care on social media and video platforms Dec. 5.The vi...

December 7th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

TOLEDO (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they have charged two people involved in planning separate large-scale attacks — one who wan...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Cuyahoga Falls family sues cemetery over space issue

Cuyahoga Falls family sues cemetery over space issue

CUYAHOGA FALLS — When Terry and Janet Shover were in their 40s, the Cuyahoga Falls couple bought two burial spaces at Northlawn Memorial Gardens...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Union Terminal to open museum center studying Holocaust

Union Terminal to open museum center studying Holocaust

CINCINNATI (AP) — Her parents never spoke about it. And Lilly Kurtz’s only memory from that time?It’s of her mother spreading garlic...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Mmm … Bacon! Vending machine a hit on Ohio State campus

Mmm … Bacon! Vending machine a hit on Ohio State campus

COLUMBUS (AP) — Many Ohio State University students are taking a break from studying for final exams by making a bacon run.Senior Sarah Page, wh...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Report forecasts algae blooms to worsen

Report forecasts algae blooms to worsen

COLUMBUS — With warmer temperatures and increased rainfall due to climate change, there will likely be more “prolonged occurrences of low-...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Columbus Zoo loses another giraffe

Columbus Zoo loses another giraffe

COLUMBUS — There is more sad news today out of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, where officials announced that Cami, the 6-year-old Masai giraffe ...

December 8th, 2018 |