NEWS


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Hardesty’s candidacy stands
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Judge blasts man for injuring infant
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These vanity plates don’t cut it
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Repeal of energy law moves forward
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Lima couple injured in Wednesday evening traffic crash
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Shawnee Township police chief stresses need for levy support
Get This: Doctor appears in court video call while performing surgery

Get This: Doctor appears in court video call while performing surgery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Medical Board of California said it would investigate a plastic surgeon who appeared in a videoconference for his ...

March 5th, 2021 |  


Open house and fish fry planned in Harrod

Open house and fish fry planned in Harrod

HARROD — An open house and fish fry will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 20 at the Harrod Event Center, 9520 Harrod Road, Harrod.Visit...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Kiwanis Club of Lima to hear amphitheater project update

Kiwanis Club of Lima to hear amphitheater project update

LIMA — The Kiwanis Club of Lima will meet at noon Tuesday, March 9 via Zoom.Tracie Sanchez, past president of the Lima Rotary Club, will give an...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Lima school art faculty to be featured at ArtSpace/Lima

Lima school art faculty to be featured at ArtSpace/Lima

LIMA — “Better Together” will open March 9 and continue through March 27 at ArtSpace/Lima, 65 Town Square, Lima.The show features wo...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Delphos drop-off recycling scheduled

Delphos drop-off recycling scheduled

DELPHOS — Drop-off recycling for the residents of Delphos will be held 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 27 at the Delphos Fuel and Truck Wash, 1770 ...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Elida High School to present ‘Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Elida High School to present ‘Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat’

ELIDA — The Elida High School Theater will present “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 7:30 p.m. March 18-20, 3 p.m. March 20 ...

March 4th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Lima Senior downs Perrysburg
Girls basketball: Crestview, Columbus Grove to play for spot in D-IV final four

Girls basketball: Crestview, Columbus Grove to play for spot in D-IV final four

ELIDA — Crestview knew it had a tough challenge Thursday night when it faced Toledo Christian.Toledo Christian not only had a very solid team, b...

March 4th, 2021 updated: March 5th, 2021. |  


Elida’s Dancs picks Lourdes

Elida’s Dancs picks Lourdes

Elida distance runner Sean Dancs will continue his cross country and track career next school year when he attends Lourdes University. The four-year l...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Big shot lifts Ottawa-Glandorf over Coldwater in OT; Bath falls to Wayne Trace

Boys basketball: Big shot lifts Ottawa-Glandorf over Coldwater in OT; Bath falls to Wayne Trace

LIMA — Every kid dreams of hitting the key 3-pointer at the end of a game, even if you’re the tallest guy on the court.Owen Nichols, a 6-f...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Anderson defeats Bluffton in HCAC women’s basketball tourney

Roundup: Anderson defeats Bluffton in HCAC women’s basketball tourney

BLUFFTON — The Beavers fell 62-60 to Anderson in the quarterfinals of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball tour...

March 3rd, 2021 updated: March 4th, 2021. |  


Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Wednesday, March 3

Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Wednesday, March 3

BoysOHSAA PlayoffsDivision IRegion 1Bedford 61, Brunswick 47Cle. St. Ignatius def. Amherst Steele, forfeitLakewood St. Edward 72, Brecksville-Broadvie...

March 3rd, 2021 |  


Shawnee stops Defiance

Shawnee stops Defiance

SPENCERVILLE – in the past several years, Defiance has had a knack of coming up with big wins in the postseason.So when the Bulldogs, sliced Sha...

March 3rd, 2021 updated: March 4th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Historian Anne Beehler

Historian Anne Beehler

LIMA — For a woman who spent much of her life chronicling Lima’s history, Anne Beehler’s obituary left few hints of her own.“A...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionIn the Company of Men by Véronique TadjoTwo boys venture from their village to hunt in a nearby forest, where they shoot down bats with gl...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Building relationships

Real Life Mama: Building relationships

March. Even typing that out almost makes me cringe. Before last year, March used to represent hope, spring, new life. However, now I am not sure that ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


103rd birthday: Charolette Hatfield

103rd birthday: Charolette Hatfield

RUSHSYLVANIA — Charolette Hatfield is celebrating her 103rd birthday. A card shower would be appreciated at 671 Township Road 51E, Rushsylvania,...

February 27th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

A few months before the coronavirus pandemic hit, we moved our newsroom into a different part of our building on Elida Road in Lima that was a little ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new ‘Superman’ film

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new ‘Superman’ film

NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda for Marvel comics, will write the script...

February 26th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Deadline for election letters
Leonard Pitts Jr.: For a nation that supposedly believes in democracy, America spends a lot of time trying to kill it.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: For a nation that supposedly believes in democracy, America spends a lot of time trying to kill it.

In the postbellum era, white Democrats — the conservatives of that day — murdered hundreds of African Americans and forcibly seized state ...

March 3rd, 2021 |  


Christine Flowers: Speech standards must be same to all

Christine Flowers: Speech standards must be same to all

I was once fired by an employer because they did not like the way that I tweeted.They had no problem with the way that other people at this same enter...

March 3rd, 2021 |  


Letter: Paper boy loves his job

Letter: Paper boy loves his job

I am the independent distributor (paper boy) of The Lima News in Ottawa, Glandorf, the north side of Kalida, Cloverdale and Dupont. I am overwhelmed a...

March 3rd, 2021 |  


Cal Thomas: Contrast between Trump’s high energy and Biden’s near-empty tank is stark

Cal Thomas: Contrast between Trump’s high energy and Biden’s near-empty tank is stark

Former president Donald Trump emerged from 38 days of self-enforced silence for a lengthy speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Letter: Spectrum wants more, gives less

Letter: Spectrum wants more, gives less

I am wondering why Spectrum cable does not carry ME tv? I requested they add the channel and get no response. They have the channel in Dayton and Fort...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Pandora Police Department certified for adopting standards

Pandora Police Department certified for adopting standards

PANDORA — The Pandora Police Department has received certification for adopting and implementing state standards established by the Ohio Collabo...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Fitness centers emerge from pandemic as community centers

Celebrating Our Spirit: Fitness centers emerge from pandemic as community centers

LIMA — Mobile fitness and nutrition apps. Zoom sessions with personal trainers. When fitness centers were forced to shut down last spring, frequ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Educators adjust to pandemic

Celebrating Our Spirit: Educators adjust to pandemic

LIMA — Area educators on every level had to swiftly change plans when COVID-19 hit the region last March.For Lima schools, the changes were prof...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Healthcare providers work to conquer COVID

Celebrating Our Spirit: Healthcare providers work to conquer COVID

LIMA — Where would we be without the skilled healthcare professions in the community? Probably in a lot worse shape in light of the ongoing pand...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Smaller gatherings challenge grieving process for funeral homes

Celebrating Our Spirit: Smaller gatherings challenge grieving process for funeral homes

CRIDERSVILLE — Even the grieving process had to change once coronavirus reached the region.“We see definitely lower numbers as far as peop...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Pandemic left libraries scrambling for options

Celebrating Our Spirit: Pandemic left libraries scrambling for options

LIMA — If you thought the Dewey Decimal System was hard, try running a public library during a nationwide health crisis.The current coronavirus ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill is back in the Ohio General Assembly for the 10th time

LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill is back in the Ohio General Assembly for the 10th time

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Bipartisan bills will be introduced in the Ohio Senate and House seeking to extend nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ Ohioa...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Goodyear names executive to oversee Cooper Tire integration ahead of $2.8 billion planned acquisition

Goodyear names executive to oversee Cooper Tire integration ahead of $2.8 billion planned acquisition

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. on Thursday named Ryan Patterson as a senior vice president of business integration to integrate ...

March 4th, 2021 |  


As soybean prices and demand soars, Cargill expands soy processing sites

As soybean prices and demand soars, Cargill expands soy processing sites

Cargill Inc. said it will spend $475 million to expand and update soybean processing plants in seven states, raising capacity at a moment when demand ...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Different police approach favored for nonviolent 911 calls

Different police approach favored for nonviolent 911 calls

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Social service and mental health professionals could respond to many non-violent 911 calls in Ohio’s capital and lar...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Indicted lawmaker introduces bills for govt accountability

Indicted lawmaker introduces bills for govt accountability

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A disgraced Republican lawmaker on Thursday introduced a pair of pandemic-related bills aimed at bringing checks and balan...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Forensic evidence helps investigators solve 1974 murder of 15-year-old girl in Reynoldsburg

Forensic evidence helps investigators solve 1974 murder of 15-year-old girl in Reynoldsburg

Investigators say they have solved a 47-year-old cold case after new forensic evidence led to identification of two men they believe murdered a 15-yea...

March 4th, 2021 updated: March 4th, 2021. |