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CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind

Did you get a 7% raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7% wa...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Get your car featured in The Lima News

Get your car featured in The Lima News

GET YOUR CAR FEATUREDThe Lima News publishes photographs of vintage cars, 20 years or older, free of charge in Real Wheels. It is easy to get your car...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Car Talk: Help: My battery is dead and my key is stuck!

Car Talk: Help: My battery is dead and my key is stuck!

Dear Car Talk:I have a Pontiac G5, and my key got stuck in my ignition.I believe my battery is dead. If I replace the battery, will the key be release...

May 24th, 2019 |  


North Middle School to host curriculum fair

North Middle School to host curriculum fair

LIMA — The North Middle School social studies curriculum fair will be from 1:15 to 2 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the school, 1135 N. West St., Lima....

May 24th, 2019 |  


North Middle School to host curriculum fair

North Middle School to host curriculum fair

LIMA — The North Middle School math curriculum fair will be from 1:15 to 2 p.m. Monday, June 3, at the school, 1135 N. West St., Lima.Projects a...

May 24th, 2019 |  


North Middle School to host curriculum fair

North Middle School to host curriculum fair

LIMA — The North Middle School English language arts curriculum fair will be from 1:15 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the school, 1135 N. West St...

May 24th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


High school softball: Crestview unable to ignite offense against Antwerp

High school softball: Crestview unable to ignite offense against Antwerp

FINDLAY — Antwerp pitcher Carrie Hanes played a seven-inning game of pitch and catch.The junior standout pitcher pounded it across the plate and...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Spencerville’s Burden, Kalida’s Verhoff each win twice at track and field regional

Roundup: Spencerville’s Burden, Kalida’s Verhoff each win twice at track and field regional

TROY — Spencerville Nelaya Burden and Kalida’s Josh Verhoff each won two individual events Friday night at the Division III track and fiel...

May 25th, 2019 updated: May 25th, 2019. |  


Birders’ seriousness impressive

Birders’ seriousness impressive

The more I’ve become involved with birding, the more I enjoy it. But I’m also impressed by the seriousness of birders.While standing near ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


High school baseball: Ottawa-Glandorf’s postseason run ends

High school baseball: Ottawa-Glandorf’s postseason run ends

ELIDA – Ottawa-Glandorf’s young baseball team entered the tournament part of its schedule as a No. 9 seed and left it with two wins over h...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 24th, 2019. |  


High school baseball: Ebling hit puts Shawnee in district finals

High school baseball: Ebling hit puts Shawnee in district finals

KENTON — Shawnee’s Kale Ebling didn’t try to do too much.But the Indians senior was able to do more than enough to win it.EblingR...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Indian unable to end slump, drop 7-2 contest against Rays

Indian unable to end slump, drop 7-2 contest against Rays

CLEVELAND — Ryan Yarbrough handled Cleveland’s lineup into eighth inning in his first start this season and Kevin Kiermaier legged out a t...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


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Rally in the Square kicks off with new features

Rally in the Square kicks off with new features

LIMA — The 28th season of ArtSpace/Lima’s Rally on the Square will kick off today with the addition of some new artistic touches.Executive...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Region to celebrate Memorial Day in variety of ways

Region to celebrate Memorial Day in variety of ways

LIMA — There will be Memorial Day festivities and services throughout the area this weekend, both to celebrate and remember those who have serve...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 22 — Tea and Cory Cortez, Lima, girl. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { m...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Margo Price has a message for male Alabama lawmakers

Margo Price has a message for male Alabama lawmakers

Singer-songwriter Margo Price could hardly be more engaged with issues of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood. She’s due to deliver her third c...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man’s home last week didn’t take a thing. They did, however, leave the ...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health System May 19 — Kayla Kitchen, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 21 — Taylin Searfoss and Ju...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


OPINION


Opinion: Pardoning War Criminals Is a Monstrous Way to Honor Memorial Day

Opinion: Pardoning War Criminals Is a Monstrous Way to Honor Memorial Day

How are you spending Memorial Day? Ordinary people may attend parades, host cookouts, or take the long weekend to visit loved ones.Donald Trump, on th...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Ken Pollitz: Being moved by motion pictures

Ken Pollitz: Being moved by motion pictures

While visiting my nearly 96-year-old mother in Chicago a couple weeks ago, we chose a Monday afternoon to hit the local movie theater together. These ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Wanted: A grad who can talk

Wanted: A grad who can talk

Communication is something to talk about as graduates ponder their future pursuits.Memorial Day marks the peak of graduation season and students are u...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Men still decide women’s rights

Letter: Men still decide women’s rights

This is the 21st Century and Men in Government are still deciding about Women’s Rights.No longer burn witches at the stake, after how many centu...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Trump again earns my vote

Letter: Trump again earns my vote

I ask you who do not like President Trump to consider his accomplishments.What specifically do you not like that he has done? Let’s see what Pre...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Lonely death a terrible things

Letter: Lonely death a terrible things

My brother recently passed away: amputated leg, stroke, heart attack, septic and organ failure, then death.However, that is not what killed himThere i...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Legal-Ease: Grass clippings on roadways

Legal-Ease: Grass clippings on roadways

Property owners often blow their grass clippings onto adjacent streets and roads. A problem may arise if or when those grass clippings on the road cau...

May 25th, 2019 |  


ONU College of Law names new dean

ONU College of Law names new dean

ADA — Charles H. Rose III has been selected as Ohio Norther University’s next dean of the Pettit College of Law, starting July 1. Rose is ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Farmers delay planting in midst of storms

Farmers delay planting in midst of storms

LIMA — “It’s a dead standstill.”Jim Hefner, like many region farmers, has yet to plant any of his corn and soybean crop this s...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 23rd, 2019. |  


Van Wert’s Dougal selected as publisher of The Lima News

Van Wert’s Dougal selected as publisher of The Lima News

LIMA — A Van Wert native and resident will lead the operations of The Lima News starting June 10.AIM Media Midwest announced Wednesday morning t...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 23rd, 2019. |  


Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

LIMA — Fat Cat Diner will reopen this summer as Teasers Diner, a 24-hour American-style restaurant that its new owners hope will compete with Wa...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Total Revolution brings Jui-Jitsu to Lima

Total Revolution brings Jui-Jitsu to Lima

LIMA — Tucked behind a Dollar General store in a strip mall along Cable Road is a little-known mixed martial arts studio, Total Revolution Fitne...

May 21st, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Adding a new charge on every electricity bill in Ohio would provide a financial rescue to the state’s two struggling n...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University and the state board that regulates physicians are trying a new strategy in hopes of being able to ma...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A hospital strike now in its third week is putting a spotlight on staffing shortages at the same time Ohio lawmakers are deb...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Some Ohio legislators yell ‘cut’ to Hollywood tax deals

Some Ohio legislators yell ‘cut’ to Hollywood tax deals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lights, camera, cut?Some of Hollywood’s biggest hit movies and equally big bombs have something in common: They were sho...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union has cut ties with the United Methodist Church over the denomination’s recent bans on gay clergy a...

May 21st, 2019 |  


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 |