NEWS


Ottawa, Ottoville Village Council candidates face off

Ottawa, Ottoville Village Council candidates face off

OTTAWA — Ottawa Village Council has four candidates running for three spots on the council, and there are three candidates running for Ottoville...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Author of ‘Real Prison Diaries’ plans Lima book-signing

Author of ‘Real Prison Diaries’ plans Lima book-signing

LIMA — Judy Frisby of Lima, who has written a book based on diaries penned by herself and her incarcerated daughter, Mackenzie Bashman, has anno...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Eighth grade visit day Thursday at LCC

Eighth grade visit day Thursday at LCC

LIMA — Eighth graders from any area school are welcome to check out the offerings that Lima Central Catholic High School has to offer.The eighth...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Bell ringers needed for Red Kettle Campaign

Bell ringers needed for Red Kettle Campaign

LIMA — The Lima Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Drive will begin Nov. 4.It’s a tradition that started in 1891 nationally.The national dr...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Glenn’s turkey giveaway signup Thursday

Glenn’s turkey giveaway signup Thursday

LIMA — Sixth Ward Lima Councilman Derry Glenn is once again providing needy Allen County families with a turkey over the holidays.Families in ne...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Lane reductions expected Wednesday on Shawnee Road

Lane reductions expected Wednesday on Shawnee Road

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Shawnee Road between Fort Amanda and Zurmehly roads will be reduced to one lane between 9 and 11 a.m. Wednesday.Expect possib...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Everybody gets good grades for OSU

Everybody gets good grades for OSU

A grade card on a dominating performance by Ohio State in a 52-3 win over Northwestern.OFFENSE: AOhio State quarterback Justin Fields completed 18 of ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Buckeyes podcast

Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Buckeyes podcast

David and Jim talk about Ohio State's dominant win at Northwestern and look ahead to Ohio State's noon Saturday matchup against Wisconsin. ...

October 22nd, 2019 updated: October 22nd, 2019. |  


Shawnee blanks O-G

Shawnee blanks O-G

ELIDA – Shawnee came out and peppered the Ottawa-Glandorf goal with shots.And O-G goalkeeper Ethan Alt kept diving and turning them away.Then, w...

October 22nd, 2019 updated: October 22nd, 2019. |  


Browns RB Hunt practices while still serving NFL suspension

Browns RB Hunt practices while still serving NFL suspension

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt ran back to the Browns sooner than expected.The suspended star returned to the team and practiced Monday after se...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Michigan State opens at No. 1 in AP Top 25 preseason poll

There isn’t much Michigan State has yet to accomplish under Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo, from Big Ten titles and Final Four trips to winning a n...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Lookin’ in mirror, still losing: Bengals’ season so familiar

Lookin’ in mirror, still losing: Bengals’ season so familiar

CINCINNATI (AP) — Fans in Bengals jerseys hiding their heads under bags. Numb players talking about looking in the mirror. Coaches promising cha...

October 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterOct. 21 — Robyn and Kyle Carver, Delphos, girl; Winter Kies and Brian Coyer, Kenton, girl; Samantha ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


20 scariest horror movies of all time

20 scariest horror movies of all time

Horror movies have changed dramatically over the decades to keep up with ever-evolving audiences. Some of the old classics, while still artful and ent...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens join Country Music Hall of Fame

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens join Country Music Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bestselling country duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, joined the Country Music Hall of Fame alongside comedian and sing...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemOct. 18 — Elizabeth Fortman, Cairo, girl.Oct. 19 — Emily Keckler, Ada, boy; Johnetta and Matt Thatcher, Lima, ...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and The Lima News is interested in hearing from our readers for a special publication planned for Nov. 10. We are seeking sto...

October 19th, 2019 |  


“Judy” – PG-13

“Judy” – PG-13

The Story“I used to have ambitions,” says 40-something Judy Garland (Renee Zellweger), “but they gave me headaches.” At a booz...

October 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Leonard Pitts Jr.: If we can’t be free within ourselves, then we cannot be free

Leonard Pitts Jr.: If we can’t be free within ourselves, then we cannot be free

“If you’re white, you’re all right. If you’re brown, stick around. If you’re black, get back.” — African-Ame...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Clarifying loans, work done for The 318

Letter: Clarifying loans, work done for The 318

I would like to clarify some of Gary McPheron’s comments in The Lima News (“Middle finger to Lima workers,” Oct. 20).Mr. McPheron ne...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Chris Erskine: Reunited in a Hallmark hometown

Chris Erskine: Reunited in a Hallmark hometown

CHICAGO — If you can’t go home again, why do they hold homecomings?In my suburban hometown, the prairie is just starting to pop — a ...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Sports missed great game

Letter: Sports missed great game

Oh c’mon, sports editors!There were articles and columns in Sunday’s sports section about every manner of football game, golf, auto racing...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: It’s my right to own guns

Letter: It’s my right to own guns

I do not need a reason to own firearms. It is my right. The second amendment protects that right.I watched a few minutes of the Democrat debate and du...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Providing for farmers so they can continue to provide for us

Editorial: Providing for farmers so they can continue to provide for us

We owe much to our farm families, particularly for dedicating their lives to ensuring we have access to safe, secure, affordable and nutritious food, ...

October 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Lima Dental Associates under new ownership
Shop for Good moves to Lima’s North Main

Shop for Good moves to Lima’s North Main

LIMA — Arts boutique Shop for Good has moved to a new downtown location, 230 N. Main St., to collaborate in the Legacy Arts project.Shop for Goo...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Electric truck startup Rivian gives sneak peek of its future

Electric truck startup Rivian gives sneak peek of its future

NORMAL, Ill. — Rivian is still a year away from rolling its first electric trucks off the line at a converted Mitsubishi plant in Normal, Illino...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Record crowd for MakerFest Job Fair

Record crowd for MakerFest Job Fair

LIMA — Cara Eckman, of Lima, was one of 766 people checking out the job fair at the Allen County Fairgrounds on Saturday.The job fair, which was...

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


Land transfers, Oct. 3-16

Land transfers, Oct. 3-16

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the weeks running Oct. 3 through 16. Figures reflect the sel...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.125%Fir...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Numbers, numbers and business numbers

Legal-Ease: Numbers, numbers and business numbers

One of the most challenging downsides of our current technologically advanced society is the quantity of numbers and passwords we are required to use....

October 19th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Franklin County to offer ‘panic buttons’ to prostitutes, drug users

Franklin County to offer ‘panic buttons’ to prostitutes, drug users

A Vancouver company will roll out an innovative alert system in Franklin County early next year aimed at reducing overdose deaths and violence against...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Strongsville woman sentenced to prison for fleecing ailing Korean War veteran

Strongsville woman sentenced to prison for fleecing ailing Korean War veteran

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Strongsville woman convicted of fleecing an ailing Korean War veteran out of much of his life savings was sentenced Tuesday ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Many school counselors are assigned lunch duty, test proctoring

Many school counselors are assigned lunch duty, test proctoring

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A bipartisan-sponsored Ohio House bill aims to redirect school counselors toward the original functions of their job – he...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Ohio governor convenes talks with lawyers in opioid lawsuits

Ohio governor convenes talks with lawyers in opioid lawsuits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that he has convened a meeting with the state attorney general and lawyers for cities a...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Support for death penalty wavering in Ohio

Support for death penalty wavering in Ohio

The Rev. Sharon Risher supported the death penalty for most of her life — until it became a possibility that the man who murdered her mother wou...

October 21st, 2019 |  


US attorney for southern Ohio stepping down

US attorney for southern Ohio stepping down

CINCINNATI (AP) — The top federal prosecutor for southern Ohio has resigned effective Nov. 1, his office announced Monday.U.S. Attorney Benjamin...

October 21st, 2019 |