NEWS


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Lima man convicted of arson attempts suicide in jail
Home prices, sales continue to rise

Home prices, sales continue to rise

LIMA — Home prices in Allen County and the west central region rose by an average of 7.3% in the first eight months of 2020, a positive trend fo...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


John Grindrod: The wedding gift, largely forgotten and yet …

John Grindrod: The wedding gift, largely forgotten and yet …

Of course, the narrative that matters the most to us, our own lives, is divided into chapters, and there is that chapter that begins somewhere between...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


Chase Rice plans live concert in Middle Point on Oct. 11

Chase Rice plans live concert in Middle Point on Oct. 11

MIDDLE POINT — Musician Chase Rice will perform live at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 at the Van Del Drive-In, 19986 Lincoln Highway, Middle Point.R...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


Defendants sentenced in Allen County courtrooms

Defendants sentenced in Allen County courtrooms

LIMA — The following individuals were sentenced recently in Allen County Common Pleas Court:Willie Knight, 39, of Lima, was sentenced to two yea...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


ODOT plans seasonal hiring event Oct. 13 in Lima

ODOT plans seasonal hiring event Oct. 13 in Lima

LIMA — The Ohio Department of Transportation will have a hiring event from noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the ODOT District 1 office, 18...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


SPORTS


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Indians clinch playoff spot
Shawnee slips past St. Marys in key WBL matchup

Shawnee slips past St. Marys in key WBL matchup

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP – Monday’s Western Buckeye League boys soccer matchup between Shawnee and St. Marys was a game of two halves.St. Marys co...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Suárez homers, surging Reds beat Brewers 6-3

Suárez homers, surging Reds beat Brewers 6-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer, Luis Castillo won his fourth straight start, and the streaking Cincinnati Reds moved ...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Ramírez homers, Indians close in on playoffs top ChiSox 7-4

Ramírez homers, Indians close in on playoffs top ChiSox 7-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana’s two-run homer snapped a tie and José Ramírez homered again as the Cleveland Indians moved clos...

September 21st, 2020 |  


LCC, Kenton ranked in latest football poll

HIGH SCHOOLFootballCOLUMBUS — Lima Central Catholic dropped to seventh in Division VII Ohio High School football poll released Monday.The Thunde...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Browns get Mack, Williams back

Browns get Mack, Williams back

CLEVELAND (AP) — As several big names — Nick Bosa, Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey and others — were added to a long list of inj...

September 21st, 2020 |  


DeChambeau defies predictions, dominates U.S. Open with muscular style

DeChambeau defies predictions, dominates U.S. Open with muscular style

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (AP) — What was supposed to be a typical U.S. Open produced a most unconventional champion.Bryson DeChambeau was not the least ...

September 20th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Lima Symphony Orchestra concerts to be screened at drive-in

Lima Symphony Orchestra concerts to be screened at drive-in

LIMA — The Lima Symphony Orchestra will present virtual concerts at the Van-Del Drive-In.Each concert will be pre-recorded. Each will begin at 6...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 17 — Brook and Andrew Stepleton, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 18 — Tiffan...

September 21st, 2020 |  


A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards

A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES — “Schitt’s Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday’s Emmy...

September 21st, 2020 updated: September 21st, 2020. |  


Carpenters wow public with medieval techniques at Notre Dame

Carpenters wow public with medieval techniques at Notre Dame

PARIS — With precision and boundless energy, a team of carpenters used medieval techniques to raise up — by hand — a three-ton oak t...

September 20th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: Meaningful conversations, one car trip at a time

David Trinko: Meaningful conversations, one car trip at a time

It’s only five or six minutes in the car at a time, but I didn’t realize how much I’d missed it.To my children, it’s probably ...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


National artist donates Neil Armstrong mural in Wapakoneta

National artist donates Neil Armstrong mural in Wapakoneta

WAPAKONETA — When friends of artist John Cerney moved to Cincinnati from California and started learning about the Buckeye State, one day they h...

September 19th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: The nation’s No. 1 conman

Letter: The nation’s No. 1 conman

Every Trump yard sign I pass reveals a trove of knowledge regarding the homes inhabitants.The residents profess the belief that veterans are suckers f...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Letter: Trump, Jordan 2 grat choices

I have been searching for the truth in many of the letters from Never Trumpers which have been published lately in the Lima News. Unfortunately instan...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Editorial: Honor Ginsburg by putting integrity of institution first

Editorial: Honor Ginsburg by putting integrity of institution first

The loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a double blow. It will be felt as a personal loss by millions of Americans, and it will stress America’s poli...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Jim Krumel: Sneak a peek at our upcoming history section

Jim Krumel: Sneak a peek at our upcoming history section

Mark next Sunday on your calendar. Inside that Sept. 27 edition of The Lima News will be a 64-page glossy commemorative edition celebrating Allen Coun...

September 21st, 2020 updated: September 21st, 2020. |  


Michael Reagan: Don’t blame global warming for killer wildfires

Michael Reagan: Don’t blame global warming for killer wildfires

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at least 24, bu...

September 19th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Home prices, sales continue to rise
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250-acre development in works near Cridersville
Construction in overdrive

Construction in overdrive

COLUMBUS — Central Ohio is on track for a record amount of new warehouse space this year, driven in part by a surge of consumers shopping from h...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Allen Lima Leadership recognizes 2020 graduates

Allen Lima Leadership recognizes 2020 graduates

LIMA — Allen Lima Leadership will introduce its 33rd class Thursday night and celebrate the graduation of its 32nd class during an event Thursda...

September 19th, 2020 |  


This Hollywood coworking space is ‘what architecture might look like post-COVID’

This Hollywood coworking space is ‘what architecture might look like post-COVID’

LOS ANGELES — Remember coworking? When independent workers and start-up entrepreneurs would pile into communal offices, sharing overhead and nec...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Zhou joins ENT & Allergy in Findlay

Zhou joins ENT & Allergy in Findlay

FINDLAY — ENT & Allergy Specialists of Northwest Ohio has welcomed Dr. Tom Zhou as an otolaryngologist at its Main Cross Street practice in ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Home flippers aren’t taking a holiday for pandemic

Home flippers aren’t taking a holiday for pandemic

Home flippers aren’t taking time off for the pandemic.The number of house flips — and sale profits — is up from a year ago nationwid...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Prepaying your mortgage

Prepaying your mortgage

When you prepay your mortgage, it means that you make extra payments on your principal loan balance. Paying additional principal on your mortgage can ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting in October

Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting in October

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting Oct. 3, the result of large crowds expected at the park over the...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and Republican groups including the Trump campaign are fighting to uphold a GOP election chief’s directive limi...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

AKRON, Ohio — Akron and the Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition are moving forward with plans to design the six-mile “Rubber City Heritage Tr...

September 18th, 2020 updated: September 18th, 2020. |  


ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio could save up to $264 million a year by reducing the use of cash jail to house defendants before their case is resolv...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

A multi-state settlement will provide $20.6 million in debt relief to former Ohio students of the defunct ITT Technical Institute, Ohio Attorney Gener...

September 15th, 2020 |  


DeWine signs bill that protects against COVID-19 liability

DeWine signs bill that protects against COVID-19 liability

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed into a law a bill passed earlier this month that protects businesses, schools and health care providers ...

September 15th, 2020 |