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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic Video Attached

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 211. Deaths: 32. Updated 2 p.m. 5/30/20Auglaize County: Cases: 73. Deaths: 3. Updated: 2 p.m. 5/30/...

May 30th, 2020 |  



NEWS


Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, May 31.Protesters marched from Mercy Health to the Lima police station Saturday afte...

May 31st, 2020 |  


Anger swallows Columbus

Anger swallows Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nana Watson stood at the intersection of Broad and High streets after dark Thursday night with her heart in her throat and tear...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Hemp vs. pot: $1 million later, problems still exist

Hemp vs. pot: $1 million later, problems still exist

LIMA – One year and one million dollars later, new equipment is in place at Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification laboratories to resolve testi...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Ohio rejected 5,500 ballots

Ohio rejected 5,500 ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio — About 5,500 ballots that were cast in person on Ohio’s delayed primary election were not counted because the voters were ...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Lima sees peaceful protest

Lima sees peaceful protest

LIMA — Protesters marched from Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center on West Market Street east to the Lima police station, Saturday afte...

May 30th, 2020 |  


County Fairs have a roadmap to opening

County Fairs have a roadmap to opening

LIMA — Ohio county fairs now have some guidance as to how they might operate during the COVID-19 pandemic.On Thursday, Governor Mike DeWine unve...

May 30th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Mayfield buying into Kevin Stefanski’s program
Lima area golf course capsules

Lima area golf course capsules

Arrowhead ParkCourse status: PublicAddress: 2211 Dirksen Road, Minster Road, MinsterPhone: 419-628-3111Golf facilities: 18 holes, driving rangeGreens ...

May 30th, 2020 updated: May 30th, 2020. |  


Hershiser remains estranged from Bowling Green State University

Hershiser remains estranged from Bowling Green State University

BOWLING GREEN — On the recent afternoon Bowling Green State University eliminated baseball, I tried to reach out to the program’s most pro...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Golf plays through pandemic

Golf plays through pandemic

The rules of golf remain unchanged. But the rules golf courses must follow have changed dramatically in response to the coronavirus pandemic.The pande...

May 30th, 2020 updated: May 30th, 2020. |  


Lima Warriors call off season

Lima Warriors call off season

LIMA — The Lima Warriors semi-professional football team has called off its 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Warriors plan to retur...

May 29th, 2020 updated: May 30th, 2020. |  


Switch should benefit Ohio State’s Browning

Switch should benefit Ohio State’s Browning

COLUMBUS — Baron Browning is one of two defensive five-stars left from Ohio State football’s No. 2 rated 2017 recruiting class.Browning ca...

May 29th, 2020 updated: May 29th, 2020. |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

May 29th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Brenda and Anthony Wilkerson

Brenda and Anthony Wilkerson

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Wilkerson are celebrating 30 years of marriage.Wilkerson and the former Brenda Jennings were married May 26, 1990, a...

May 30th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: An introvert celebrates social distancing

David Trinko: An introvert celebrates social distancing

Everyone should be 6 feet apart? Don’t touch other people? You don’t have to shake hands?It turns out I’ve been practicing social di...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionThe American Fiancée by Eric DupontOver the course of the 20th century, three generations of the Lamontagnes will weather love, passion, j...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 20 — Courtney and Chris Huffer, Lima, boy.May 21 — Kelsey Lutz, Kenton, boy; Kailynn Matthews, St. Marys, b...

May 29th, 2020 |  


On Lady Gaga’s new ‘Chromatica’ album, a star is reborn on the dance floor

On Lady Gaga’s new ‘Chromatica’ album, a star is reborn on the dance floor

Lady Gaga released her new album, “Chromatica,” on Thursday night, marking a pronounced return to the sleek dance-pop sound that made her ...

May 29th, 2020 |  


Get This: Snake interrupts New Mexico elementary school Zoom lesson

Get This: Snake interrupts New Mexico elementary school Zoom lesson

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico elementary school teacher on Zoom with students had a lesson interrupted thanks to an uninvited guest: a bu...

May 29th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Leonard Pitts Jr.: A message only a president can send

Leonard Pitts Jr.: A message only a president can send

Always before, there have been words. Always before, someone crafted them with writerly skill and gave them to the president to give to us. Always, be...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Letter: A ‘snake pit’ in the making

An investor has purchased property at 1105 E. Market, the former “Longfellow School Site.”A meeting was held last week to change the varia...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Commentary: White people need to speak out against senseless killings of black people

Commentary: White people need to speak out against senseless killings of black people

As a child, I grew up in abject poverty with our family being evicted often. A number of times I found myself in a poor African American neighborhoods...

May 30th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: An introvert celebrates social distancing

David Trinko: An introvert celebrates social distancing

Everyone should be 6 feet apart? Don’t touch other people? You don’t have to shake hands?It turns out I’ve been practicing social di...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Column: A GOP smackdown at Ohio Statehouse?

Column: A GOP smackdown at Ohio Statehouse?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Freshman state Rep. Jon Cross, a Republican from Kenton, wanted to make one thing clear just before Memorial Day.“I’...

May 30th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Land transfers, May 21-27
Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, May 22, 2020:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %State Bank3.00/2.50%Superior...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Legal-Ease: Standards for government agents other than law enforcement

Legal-Ease: Standards for government agents other than law enforcement

Last week presented us with one of the starkest contrasts in the actions of government agents in recent memory. In Minnesota, a man was suffocated to ...

May 30th, 2020 |  


Small business series moves online

Small business series moves online

LIMA — The Walter C. Potts Entrepreneur Center’s small business information series will resume online June 2.Series schedule:June 2: Launc...

May 29th, 2020 |  


Ottawa’s Red Pig Inn gets a makeover

Ottawa’s Red Pig Inn gets a makeover

OTTAWA — There’s always a twinge of danger when you try to change an icon. Even if it’s the “Pig.”The new owners of the ...

May 28th, 2020 updated: May 28th, 2020. |  


Unemployment hits new highs in April

Unemployment hits new highs in April

EAST LIBERTY — Some 7,200 people here in Logan County were out of work in April, a number that was bumped up considerably by Honda’s manuf...

May 27th, 2020 updated: May 27th, 2020. |  


For the first time, woman is top paid CEO

For the first time, woman is top paid CEO

For the first time since the AP’s annual pay survey began in 2011, a woman is at the top of the list: Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices. She had...

May 27th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


‘Master Thief’ burglar hopes to catch break on sentence

‘Master Thief’ burglar hopes to catch break on sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A self-described “master thief” career criminal is hoping to catch a break on his prison sentence from burglar...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Ohio ranks high with 65% completing census 2020 so far

Ohio ranks high with 65% completing census 2020 so far

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Coronavirus-related restrictions came to Ohio in March about the same time census 2020 questionnaires and instructions were landing ...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio Senate passes bill restricting elections changes

Ohio Senate passes bill restricting elections changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would prevent any state official from changing the time, place or manner of the...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio eliminates jobs at state police training academy

Ohio eliminates jobs at state police training academy

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio attorney general has eliminated 39 jobs at the state’s police officer training academy outside Columbus as it re...

May 27th, 2020 |  


ODNR wildlife chief cleared of charge

ODNR wildlife chief cleared of charge

COLUMBUS — Division of Wildlife Chief Kendra Wecker has been cleared of an alleged hunting violation after an investigation conducted by the Ohi...

May 26th, 2020 |  


FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby is canceled

FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby is canceled

The last time the gravity-powered derby cars failed to rumble down the famed hill at Akron’s Derby Downs, America was at war.The hill and grands...

May 26th, 2020 |