NEWS


Putnam County crash injures one

Putnam County crash injures one

LEIPSIC — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single vehicle injury crash from Saturday afternoon.The crash occurred at ...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: Only 30 people show up for ‘hiring event’

Jim Krumel: Only 30 people show up for ‘hiring event’

We keep hearing the same thing, over and over, when it comes to Lima’s job market.“There are jobs out there.”“Good paying jobs...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Motorcycle crash in Putnam County injures two

Motorcycle crash in Putnam County injures two

PANDORA — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a motorcycle crash that injured two people.According to a news release, the ...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

ATHENS — Fraternity brothers at Ohio University whipped their pledges with belts, pelted them with eggs and forced them to chug a large bottle o...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Bluffton’s Schaadt seeks career in medical field

Bluffton’s Schaadt seeks career in medical field

BLUFFTON — Libby Schaadt, 16, a junior at Bluffton High School, is looking forward to her senior year.Schaadt is involved in three sports at Blu...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Montezuma

Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Montezuma

MONTEZUMA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the volunteer fire department/Franklin Township B...

May 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Indians rout O’s 10-0
High school baseball: Van Wert collects sectional title

High school baseball: Van Wert collects sectional title

VAN WERT — Getting ahead early was big for Van Wert in its 7-4 win over Wapakoneta in a Division II baseball sectional championship game on Satu...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Columbus Grove boys win track and field district

Roundup: Columbus Grove boys win track and field district

FINDLAY — Columbus Grove won the boys team title Saturday at the Division III district held at the Cooper Tire Track and Field Complex.The Bulld...

May 18th, 2019 |  


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....

May 18th, 2019 |  


Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after 3 rounds at PGA

Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after 3 rounds at PGA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka is on the cusp of some elite company at the PGA Championship — in the record book, not on the leaderboar...

May 18th, 2019 |  


War of Will wins Preakness; another horse goes riderless

War of Will wins Preakness; another horse goes riderless

BALTIMORE — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse t...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Track and field: Spencerville’s Burden shines at district meet

Track and field: Spencerville’s Burden shines at district meet

SPENCERVILLE — To win four events in a track-and-field meet is pretty special.To do it on your home track is even better.Despite Saturday’...

May 18th, 2019 updated: May 18th, 2019. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Mary and Morris Lehman
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Norma and Kenny Mullett
Schroeder/Gilliland

Schroeder/Gilliland

LIMA — Kylie Nicole Schroeder and Ryan Arthur Gilliland announce their engagement.Schroeder is the daughter of Keith and Jan Schroeder, of Lima....

May 18th, 2019 |  


Five generations: Piercefield family

Five generations: Piercefield family

Five generations of the Piercefield family gathered recently. Pictured are, from left, great-grandfather Ken Piercefield, great-great grandmother Mary...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Birthday planning mania

Real Life Mama: Birthday planning mania

It’s official: Birthday parties, and planning them, are the worst!Luckily, my kids’ birthdays are only about a month apart, so I can combi...

May 18th, 2019 |  


“Tolkien” – PG-13

“Tolkien” – PG-13

The Story “We should form a club,” says one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s (Harry Gilby) teenage school friends. “A fellowship!” th...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Sharon Jefferson: The white-washed house

In the book of Ezekiel 13: 11-15, say unto them which daub it with untampered motor, that it shall fall; “there shall be an overflow shower: and...

May 18th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Dinner, a movie and exasperation

David Trinko: Dinner, a movie and exasperation

Why do I even try to do nice things for them?The thought crossed my mind Friday night. My wife took our 5-year-old out to shop for summer clothes. No ...

May 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Editorial: The FDA is on a collision course with the courts over imported execution drugs

Editorial: The FDA is on a collision course with the courts over imported execution drugs

The Justice Department has added another level of confusion to the nation’s already muddled capital punishment system, advising the Food and Dru...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Our trillion-dollar problem deserves bipartisan attention

Editorial: Our trillion-dollar problem deserves bipartisan attention

Our nation is now staring at trillion-dollar annual deficits. The Congressional Budget Office in a report this month warned the nation once again that...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: Ending Abortion, One Baby At a Time

Michael Reagan: Ending Abortion, One Baby At a Time

Thanks to Alabama, abortion is back on the national stage again.It was already becoming a hot political topic when Alabama’s legislature shocked...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Letter: What happened to our respect?

Recently while traveling across Lima to attend church on a Sunday morning, how sad it was to see stores doing business as usual and sporting events in...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Latta right about ‘Equality Act’

Latta right about ‘Equality Act’

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Equality Act, a bill that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, the workpl...

May 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Getting ready for Gen Z
3 ways to curb shopping urge

3 ways to curb shopping urge

Shopping can be a form of relaxation, an entertaining way to spend time or even a hobby. But it can turn into an expensive habit.Whether you sometimes...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Why financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Why financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Grants and scholarships are the best ways to pay for college because you don’t have to repay them. But if you chose a college because it offered...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Armes cancer center achieves accreditation

Armes cancer center achieves accreditation

FINDLAY — The Armes Family Cancer Care Center has achieved a four-year accreditation for its radiation oncology department through the American ...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, May 9-15

Land transfers, May 9-15

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 9 through May 15. Figures reflect the s...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, May 17, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.0 / 3.5%...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Buying or selling over time

Legal-Ease: Buying or selling over time

Individuals and businesses often desire to purchase or sell something between each other with the full payment for the purchase not being made until a...

May 18th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

COLUMBUS — A bill working its way through the state legislature seeks to prevent a death sentence for killers with a “serious mental illne...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

ATHENS — Fraternity brothers at Ohio University whipped their pledges with belts, pelted them with eggs and forced them to chug a large bottle o...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

MASSILLON — Historical sites do their best to be prepared in case of an emergency.When area museum professionals learned a fire had broken out i...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

COLUMBUS — City and county land banks across the state are pushing Ohio legislators to approve $50 million to demolish empty commercial and indu...

May 16th, 2019 |  


Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

CLEVELAND — A panel of physicians recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disord...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

COLUMBUS — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating re...

May 9th, 2019 |