NEWS


St. Stephen Orthodox Church holding Cookie Walk

St. Stephen Orthodox Church holding Cookie Walk

LIMA — St. Stephen Orthodox Church will hold its ninth annual Cookie Walk from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at 3560 Shawnee Road, Lima.Chr...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Lima Dental Associates under new ownership

Lima Dental Associates under new ownership

LIMA — A long-time employee has purchased Lima Dental Associates. Dr. Chad Ollom purchased the clinic from Dr. Erik Risolvato this past summer.O...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Allen County elected and appointed officials to hold 136th dialogue

Allen County elected and appointed officials to hold 136th dialogue

LIMA — Allen County and Lima elected and appointed officials will hold their 136th dialogue from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Chamb...

October 21st, 2019 |  


WAR Wrestling presenting Queen of WAR

WAR Wrestling presenting Queen of WAR

LIMA — WAR Wrestling will present Queen of WAR, its first all-female event, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Bradfield Community Center, 550 ...

October 21st, 2019 |  


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 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


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Schools ask lawmakers to ban betting on collegiate sports

Schools ask lawmakers to ban betting on collegiate sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s public colleges and universities are asking lawmakers to prohibit betting on collegiate sports as the state m...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Sectional titles secured in soccer, volleyball

Roundup: Sectional titles secured in soccer, volleyball

Boys soccerSectional finalsDivision IIIKalida 7, Spencerville 0KALIDA — Gabe Hovest had three goals and two assists and Zach von der Embse, Aden...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Boys golf: Elida finishes ninth at state Division I tourney

Boys golf: Elida finishes ninth at state Division I tourney

COLUMBUS — Finding themselves in ninth place, Elida head coach Dennis Thompson was looking for a good early start in hopes that the Bulldogs cou...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Cross country: Van Wert’s Phillips notches district title

Cross country: Van Wert’s Phillips notches district title

OTTAWA — Repeating as a cross country district champion isn’t an easy thing to do.There’s always a target on the frontrunner’s...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Boys soccer: LCC defeats Temple Christian in OT shootout

Boys soccer: LCC defeats Temple Christian in OT shootout

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic goalkeeper Jack Zerante had a gut feeling the penalty kick would be flying to his right.And his guess was right on ...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Cross country roundup: Columbus Grove, Minster dominate district

Cross country roundup: Columbus Grove, Minster dominate district

COLUMBUS GROVE — There was a sea of white running through the cross country course at Columbus Grove on Saturday.The Columbus Grove program notc...

October 19th, 2019 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


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Births
“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 |  


Real Life Mama: More than a photo

Real Life Mama: More than a photo

Sometimes, moms have the craziest ideas, dreams or bucket list items that they long to check off. My mom had the wildest one yet; she wanted to get Gl...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Patricia and Robert Schneider

Patricia and Robert Schneider

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schneider are celebrating 50 years of marriage. In April, they took a river cruise on the Rhone in Paris.Schn...

October 19th, 2019 |  


89th birthday: Marina Swaney

89th birthday: Marina Swaney

LIMA — Marina “Jo” Jett-Swaney is celebrating her 89th birthday with a family luncheon. A card shower would be appreciated at 2850 H...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Behind the scenes of Lima region’s community theater

Behind the scenes of Lima region’s community theater

LIMA — When we purchase tickets to go see a community theater’s latest show, we get the pleasure of just showing up and enjoying the show....

October 19th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: World record attempt to celebrate Ada

David Trinko: World record attempt to celebrate Ada

Most of us have seen a person throw a football at a football stadium.But what about 1,000 people throwing a football, all at the same time? Friday may...

October 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Letter: Headline knocking Trump laughable

Seeing the headline in The Lima News made me laugh out loud — “Trump’s presidency in peril.”Seriously?With all the accomplishm...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Kathleen Parker: Yet again, the truth outed

Kathleen Parker: Yet again, the truth outed

WASHINGTON — Shakespeare long ago wrote that “truth will out,” meaning that what’s true — by virtue of its basis in fact...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: ‘Bullet proof kid’ is one story, tell us yours

Jim Krumel: ‘Bullet proof kid’ is one story, tell us yours

They called him “the bullet proof kid.”It was a handle the late Urban Fuerst of Delphos had hung on him when he was serving with the U.S. ...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Science and the role of evolution

Letter: Science and the role of evolution

This letter is in response to the Oct. 12 letter in The Lima News, “What science should know.”I hope I am not reading too much into the br...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Analysis: Trump’s rash exit from Syria emboldens Russia and horrifies Israel

WASHINGTON — For the last 2½ years of haphazard foreign policy under President Donald Trump, the refrain of reassurance was that at least t...

October 19th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Byrider is back in Lima

Byrider is back in Lima

LIMA — Byrider has reopened its Elida Road dealership after a years-long hiatus.The buy here, pay here used car dealership, which formally reope...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Lamborghini’s 2020 Huracan EVO is fun ride, but maybe not a daily driver

Lamborghini’s 2020 Huracan EVO is fun ride, but maybe not a daily driver

LOS ANGELES — I had barely begun to experience this new Lamborghini Huracan when, at my first appointment of the day, the man I was meeting for ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


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 |  


Rep. Jim Jordan ramps up fundraising as top defender of President Donald Trump

Rep. Jim Jordan ramps up fundraising as top defender of President Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, D. C. - U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan raised nearly $1.2 million for his re-election campaign in the year’s third quarter - an eye-popping su...

October 18th, 2019 |  


GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

DETROIT (AP) — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract w...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Pharmacists cited over drug doses tied to deaths at hospital

Pharmacists cited over drug doses tied to deaths at hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Board of Pharmacy is pursuing disciplinary action against three pharmacists and their former hospital over excess...

October 18th, 2019 |  


FirstEnergy subsidiary wins bankruptcy plan approval

FirstEnergy subsidiary wins bankruptcy plan approval

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. that operates coal and nuclear plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia plans to eme...

October 17th, 2019 |