NEWS


Get This: Feng shui or in the way? Begrudged boulders won’t budge

Get This: Feng shui or in the way? Begrudged boulders won’t budge

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) — A Maine restaurant owner is citing feng shui as a reason not to move boulders outside the building that are in the way o...

December 9th, 2018 |  


‘Ralph’ tops box office again, ‘Aquaman’ a hit in China

‘Ralph’ tops box office again, ‘Aquaman’ a hit in China

NEW YORK (AP) — In the calm before the Christmas storm at the box office, “Ralph Breaks the Internet” remained No. 1 for the third s...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Putnam County hosts Shop With Cop

Putnam County hosts Shop With Cop

OTTAWA — Eleven-year-old Talan Siefker purchased toys Saturday at the Ottawa Walmart for himself and his siblings for Christmas with the help of...

December 8th, 2018 |  


New dean chosen for OSU-Lima

New dean chosen for OSU-Lima

LIMA — A new dean and director has been selected to lead The Ohio State University at Lima.Pending board approval, Timothy A. Rehner will move i...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Remembering lives lost through Tree of Remembrance service

Remembering lives lost through Tree of Remembrance service

LIMA — Jim Chiles, past president at Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services, has been to every Tree of Remembrance Service.On Saturday, Chi...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Director named at Armstrong Air & Space Museum

Director named at Armstrong Air & Space Museum

WAPAKONETA — Dante M. Centuori has been named the new executive director of the Armstrong Air & Space Museum, according to an announcement f...

December 8th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


6:32 pm |   
Browns win fifth game
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 |  


Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Saturday, Dec. 8

Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Saturday, Dec. 8

BoysAkr. Hoban 50, Akr. Ellet 48Albany Alexander 51, Stewart Federal Hocking 37Andover Pymatuning Valley 79, Youngs. Liberty 72Anna 78, New Knoxville ...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Roundup: Delphos St. John’s tops Elida on late basket

Roundup: Delphos St. John’s tops Elida on late basket

ELIDA — A three-point play Curtis Schwinnen with under a second remaining gave Delphos St. John’s a 40-37 boys high school basketball vict...

December 8th, 2018 updated: December 9th, 2018. |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News ...

December 8th, 2018 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE




LIFESTYLE


7:00 pm |    
Janice and Alfred Siebeneck
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 |  


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 |  


Moscow Ballet to perform at Civic Center

Moscow Ballet to perform at Civic Center

LIMA — Hand-painted sets, Russian snow maidens and jubilant nesting dolls will fill the stage during the Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russ...

December 6th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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 |  


George Will: Kermit Gosnell was America’s most brutal killer

George Will: Kermit Gosnell was America’s most brutal killer

WASHINGTON — A word can be worth a thousand pictures. In the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” th...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Sherrod Brown for president? — Yes

Sherrod Brown for president? — Yes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, fresh from re-election to a third term, now says he’s considering a run for president in 2020.If...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Sherrod Brown for president? — No

Sherrod Brown for president? — No

DALLAS — If you thought having 17 Republican presidential candidates in 2016 was excessive, wait until you see the even longer list of 2020 Demo...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Letter: Professor’s view needn’t be heard

I also sent a message to WLIO our local news station regarding the broadcast from the history professor from ONU. I told them I felt it was very disre...

December 8th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Stuckey elected to managing partner

Stuckey elected to managing partner

DEFIANCE — Schultz Huber & Associates board of directors has elected Tyson Stuckey to serve as the firm’s managing partner. The appoin...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Party planned for retiring Bluffton Senior Center employee

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Senior Center will host a retirement party for Bob Painter from 1-3 p.m. Dec. 27.Painter has been the assistant director...

December 7th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


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 |  


Officer who fatally shot 12-year-old boy won’t get back job

Officer who fatally shot 12-year-old boy won’t get back job

CLEVELAND (AP) — An arbitrator says the white officer who was fired after fatally shooting a 12-year-old black boy playing with a pellet gun won...

December 5th, 2018 |