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Virtual Black History Month program streaming Sunday

Virtual Black History Month program streaming Sunday

LIMA — A Black History Month program will begin at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, streaming on the Facebook page of Clarence Zanders and Instagram at c...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 25 — Courtney Harrod, Spencerville, boy; Neisha and Brandon Hermiller, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Ohio lawmakers scrambling to change standardized testing deadlines weeks before they begin

Ohio lawmakers scrambling to change standardized testing deadlines weeks before they begin

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio lawmakers are rewriting a bill to exempt K-12 schools from administering standardized tests this spring, since President J...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Healthcare providers work to conquer COVID

Celebrating Our Spirit: Healthcare providers work to conquer COVID

LIMA — Where would we be without the skilled healthcare professions in the community? Probably in a lot worse shape in light of the ongoing pand...

February 27th, 2021 |  


‘Blame Trump’ defense in Capitol riot looks like long shot

‘Blame Trump’ defense in Capitol riot looks like long shot

The “Trump-made-me-do-it” defense is already looking like a longshot.Facing damning evidence in the deadly Capitol siege last month —...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Plunging demand for COVID-19 tests may leave US exposed

Plunging demand for COVID-19 tests may leave US exposed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just five weeks ago, Los Angeles County was conducting more than 350,000 weekly coronavirus tests, including at a massive driv...

February 27th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Allen East wins wrestling sectional title
Boys basketball: Perry gets past Spencerville

Boys basketball: Perry gets past Spencerville

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Basketball players talk about being in the “zone.”In Friday’s Division IV boys sectional final, Perry’s...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Coldwater girls collect state title in D-II bowling

Roundup: Coldwater girls collect state title in D-II bowling

COLUMBUS – Coldwater swept the three-game finals with a 202-145 Game 3 victory over Springfield Greenon to capture the Division II girls bowling...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Ohio boys high school basketball scores for Friday, Feb. 26

Ohio boys high school basketball scores for Friday, Feb. 26

OHSAA PlayoffsDivision IRegion 1Ashland 55, Tol. Start 43Findlay 61, Holland Springfield 41Lima Sr. 80, Mansfield Madison 55Perrysburg 56, Tol. Bowshe...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Brighten day by spotting colorful ducks

Brighten day by spotting colorful ducks

Want to brighten your outlook on a drab or even a sunny winter’s day?Take along a good pair of binoculars and find some open water. With any kin...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Girls basketball: Columbus Grove survives Miller City

Girls basketball: Columbus Grove survives Miller City

VAN WERT – Survive.That is all that teams want to do in the postseason and Columbus Grove did just that against Miller City by holding off its P...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf slips past Liberty-Benton

Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf slips past Liberty-Benton

ELIDA — The regular-season matchup was a battle.In Thursday’s rematch between Ottawa-Glandorf and Liberty-Benton, the start was different,...

February 25th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new ‘Superman’ film

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new ‘Superman’ film

NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda for Marvel comics, will write the script...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Weekend for fine art

Weekend for fine art

REGION — It’s a weekend for fine art:• Encore Theatre will present “The Diaries of Adam and Eve,” by Mark Twain and adap...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Lady Gaga’s dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

Lady Gaga’s dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga’s dog walker was shot and two of the singer’s French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed ...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Good for your heart

Quinn on Nutrition: Good for your heart

It’s only about the size of your fist. Yet every day your heart pumps the amount of blood that could fill a 2,000 gallon tank. Its job? To keep ...

February 24th, 2021 |  


The O’Neal family

The O’Neal family

LIMA — Robert Nelson was born in 1841 in the slave state of Virginia and was one of the approximately 180,000 Black men who served in the Union ...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionGuilt at the Garage by Simon BrettCarole Seddon’s trusty Renault is one of her most treasured possessions. So when it is vandalized, ther...

February 21st, 2021 |  


OPINION


Michael Reagan: So far, Biden all gloom, no sunshine

Michael Reagan: So far, Biden all gloom, no sunshine

Say what you will about the personal and political failings of Donald Trump, at least he was an optimist.Along with being a cheerleader for America, h...

February 27th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

A few months before the coronavirus pandemic hit, we moved our newsroom into a different part of our building on Elida Road in Lima that was a little ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Cheryl Parson: Vaccine scams prey on anxiety

Cheryl Parson: Vaccine scams prey on anxiety

Last year, a week after our November elections, came the welcome news that Pfizer-BioNTech had developed a COVID-19 vaccine that was incredibly effect...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Spring flooding responsibilities and rights

Legal-Ease: Spring flooding responsibilities and rights

Newly thawed snow and ice coupled with spring showers can make water removal/drainage one of the most important parts of living in our region this tim...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Deadline for election letters

Deadline for election letters

The deadline for having election related letters printed in the Your View feature of The Lima News for the May 4 Primary Election is 4 p.m Thursday, A...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Can Ted Cruz repair his image? 3 questions in the aftermath of Texas’ bitter cold experience

Can Ted Cruz repair his image? 3 questions in the aftermath of Texas’ bitter cold experience

DALLAS – In the aftermath of the worst disaster in Texas history, lawmakers, politicians and voters are pondering several questions that could d...

February 26th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Celebrating Our Spirit: Smaller gatherings challenge grieving process for funeral homes

Celebrating Our Spirit: Smaller gatherings challenge grieving process for funeral homes

CRIDERSVILLE — Even the grieving process had to change once coronavirus reached the region.“We see definitely lower numbers as far as peop...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Pandemic left libraries scrambling for options

Celebrating Our Spirit: Pandemic left libraries scrambling for options

LIMA — If you thought the Dewey Decimal System was hard, try running a public library during a nationwide health crisis.The current coronavirus ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Serving through the pandemic

Celebrating Our Spirit: Serving through the pandemic

LIMA — A pandemic didn’t stop the Kiwanis Club of Lima from finishing its first all-abilities playground at Camp Robin Rogers. It didnR...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Unique Coronado focuses on family pool

Unique Coronado focuses on family pool

It’s just a few steps to the pool from almost anywhere in the Coronado.You can get there from the family room, owners’ bath, and guest sui...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Entertainers, venues learn to adjust

Celebrating Our Spirit: Entertainers, venues learn to adjust

LIMA — When new Lima Symphony Orchestra musical director Andrew Crust finishes conducting a show, he doesn’t hear applause from the crowd....

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Virus or no virus, municipal services must go on

Celebrating Our Spirit: Virus or no virus, municipal services must go on

LIMA — Keeping essential public services flowing to taxpayers who fund those resources has proven challenging as municipal leaders wade through ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Governor touts investments in foster care

Governor touts investments in foster care

COLUMBUS — After nearly doubling state funding for county child-services agencies in the current budget, Gov. Mike DeWine has proposed boosting ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Cleveland church where King, Malcolm X spoke on proposed civil rights trail

Cleveland church where King, Malcolm X spoke on proposed civil rights trail

CLEVELAND, Ohio – In the beginning, nearly a century ago, the imposing red-brick building on Cleveland’s East Side was a synagogue. Not ju...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Larry Doby, Toni Morrison, Carl Stokes selected as ‘Great Ohioans’

Larry Doby, Toni Morrison, Carl Stokes selected as ‘Great Ohioans’

A Major League Baseball player, Nobel Prize-winning author and former Cleveland mayor have been selected as the recipients of this year’s “...

February 27th, 2021 |  


OSU trademark challenge reinstated

OSU trademark challenge reinstated

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel has reinstated Ohio State University’s trademark challenge to an online market...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Highlights of Ohio governor’s proposed 2-year spending plan

Highlights of Ohio governor’s proposed 2-year spending plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Small businesses and local communities would share most of a $1 billion initiative to help them recover from the coronavir...

February 26th, 2021 |  


At divided time, Ohio unites behind statue of John Glenn

At divided time, Ohio unites behind statue of John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Political divisions these days may be deep, but Ohioans never cease to agree on John Glenn.Both Republicans and Democrats ...

February 25th, 2021 |