NEWS


6:01 pm |      
MADD launches Red Ribbon Campaign
MADD launches Red Ribbon Campaign

MADD launches Red Ribbon Campaign

LIMA — Red ribbons will once again be popping up around Allen, Hardin and Putnam counties showing support for sober driving as Mothers Against D...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Trial delayed for man charged with sexual conduct with minor

Trial delayed for man charged with sexual conduct with minor

LIMA — The trial in Allen County of a Dayton man charged with unlawful sexual conduct with a minor more than seven years ago has been moved to F...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Another unfounded threat probed at Delphos City Schools

Another unfounded threat probed at Delphos City Schools

DELPHOS — For the second time in recent weeks, officials at Delphos City Schools were made aware of a possible threat being made over social med...

November 20th, 2019 |  


UNOH releases dean’s list

UNOH releases dean’s list

LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio has released its dean’s list for the October session for students in the College of Applied Tec...

November 20th, 2019 |  


What’s in store for 2020? Much of the same, financial analyst says

What’s in store for 2020? Much of the same, financial analyst says

LIMA — Fears of a coming recession — triggered earlier this year when short-term interest rates temporarily surpassed long-term interest r...

November 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


College football: Ohio State, Penn State again play for high stakes

College football: Ohio State, Penn State again play for high stakes

COLUMBUS — Ohio State coach Ryan Day remembers running up to Urban Meyer on the field after Ohio State’s come-from-behind 27-26 win at Pen...

November 20th, 2019 updated: November 20th, 2019. |  


Ohio State remains second in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Ohio State remains second in latest College Football Playoff rankings

The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia.The selection co...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Lima Senior’s Taylor, Bowsher named first team all-TRAC in football

Roundup: Lima Senior’s Taylor, Bowsher named first team all-TRAC in football

Lima Senior’s Brandon Taylor and Adrian Bowsher have received first team Three Rivers Athletic Conference recognition at defensive lineman and o...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 19th, 2019. |  


Blue Jackets defeat Canadiens

Blue Jackets defeat Canadiens

COLUMBUS — Pierre-Luc Dubois had two goals and an assist, rookie Emil Bemstrom added a goal and an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat th...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Finley struggles again as hapless Bengals drop to 0-10

Finley struggles again as hapless Bengals drop to 0-10

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For a little while, at least, it seemed as if Cincinnati would finally join the rest of the NFL and win a game.Joe Mixon ...

November 18th, 2019 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


5:40 pm |    
Births
Local historian Ezekiel Owen

Local historian Ezekiel Owen

LIMA — In 1915, author Nevin O. Winter, of Toledo, was preparing what the Lima Daily News declared would be “an exhaustive history” ...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Wanted: Christmas services

Wanted: Christmas services

Churches in the area are gearing up for Christmas. To help the community know what services and events are planned, The Lima News will be bringing bac...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Baby Shark run continues with new tour dates

Baby Shark run continues with new tour dates

NEW YORK — Most viral videos have a finite shelf life, but the “doo doo doo” of “Baby Shark” shows no sign of abating.Th...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemNov. 15 — Jenny and Juan Sanchez, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterNov. 16 — Brianna and...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the reality TV star’...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Get This: Pet shop owner says suspects threw stolen guinea pig at him

Get This: Pet shop owner says suspects threw stolen guinea pig at him

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky pet store owner says two women stole a pair of guinea pigs, lobbing one of the animals at him during their escap...

November 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Tough day made better

Letter: Tough day made better

After perusing the value menu on Nov. 17 at the Burger King on Elida Road, I told the cashier, “It’s my birthday, I’m going to treat...

November 20th, 2019 |  


DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA: We listen to argue, not to understand

DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA: We listen to argue, not to understand

Millions of Americans are choosing to experience the impeachment hearings through media filters that depict the proceedings as either a worthless sha...

November 19th, 2019 |  


DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA: It’s past the time to put our country first

DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA: It’s past the time to put our country first

How did America get here? This fractured place where facts matter less and less, and neighbors can’t even share how they really feel.How did we ...

November 19th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Newspapers and magazines, then and now

John Grindrod: Newspapers and magazines, then and now

So much has changed over time, especially as a result of the advent of social media. Nowadays, people, especially the Gen Xers and millennials, just h...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: A sad day in the USA

Letter: A sad day in the USA

Our country is torn apart.There is no balance, consistency, listening or sharing of ideas. Instead we have hate.There is no trust in Washington. I am ...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Letter: Good luck getting driver’s license

Letter: Good luck getting driver’s license

My Ohio driver’s license issued in Allen County on August 30, 2016, was expiring. I am an 87-year-old citizen living in a local retirement commu...

November 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


8:53 am
Updated: 8:54 am. |    
New owners at Dot’s Pet Center
Dollar General opens Dunkirk store in Hardin County

Dollar General opens Dunkirk store in Hardin County

DUNKIRK — Dollar General has opened a new store in Dunkirk, a village north of Kenton on state Route 68 in Hardin County.The convenience store, ...

November 19th, 2019 |  


UAW ratifies deal with General Dynamics

UAW ratifies deal with General Dynamics

LIMA — The United Auto Workers union and General Dynamics Land Systems have ratified a new four-year agreement covering workers at the Joint Sys...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Little change in region unemployment

Little change in region unemployment

LIMA — The nine-county region saw little change in unemployment in October, maintaining some of the lowest unemployment rates in the state.The m...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 19th, 2019. |  


Bob Evans hires MakerFest candidates

Bob Evans hires MakerFest candidates

LIMA — Bob Evans Farms has hired 30 applicants who interviewed with the company during MakerFest’s October job fair, which drew nearly 800...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 19th, 2019. |  


Mercy Health expands outpatient ultrasound access in Wapak

Mercy Health expands outpatient ultrasound access in Wapak

LIMA — Mercy Health is now offering outpatient ultrasound imaging at Mercy Health-Wapakoneta Imaging Services, 1015 S. Blackhoof St., Suite D, W...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Holidays arrive early: Retailers unleash pre-Black Friday frenzy

Holidays arrive early: Retailers unleash pre-Black Friday frenzy

LIMA — Expect to see more pre-Black Friday sales in 2019 as retailers try to make up for the shortened holiday season, with six fewer days betwe...

November 17th, 2019 updated: November 17th, 2019. |  


STATE NEWS


Residents want Ohio to allow them to decide on wind farms

Residents want Ohio to allow them to decide on wind farms

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A group of residents opposed to wind farms in northern Ohio want state lawmakers to give them a chance at the ballot box to ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


A proposed $1.5 billion school-funding increase could be creeping closer to $2 billion

A proposed $1.5 billion school-funding increase could be creeping closer to $2 billion

Two educators working on a plan to overhaul the way Ohio funds its schools told a House committee Wednesday they think the state needs to spend more m...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Criminal charges in accidental overdose deaths criticized

Criminal charges in accidental overdose deaths criticized

The Franklin County prosecutor’s office is among the most active in the nation in prosecuting those who cause fatal opioid overdoses, according ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Families of inmates who died, hurt at jail seek answers

Families of inmates who died, hurt at jail seek answers

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (AP) — Families of inmates who died or were seriously injured at a small Ohio county jail in the last year are seeking answers ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


West Side man shoots commercial with police after aiming laser at airplane

West Side man shoots commercial with police after aiming laser at airplane

A West Side man has helped to shoot a public service announcement with Columbus police after being convicted of aiming a laser at a commercial airplan...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Ohio amusement park auctions unwanted historical items

Ohio amusement park auctions unwanted historical items

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio amusement park that will celebrate its 150th anniversary next year auctioned a collection of historical items it h...

November 19th, 2019 |