NEWS


Bluffton University to host presentation on Hutterite community non-violence

Bluffton University to host presentation on Hutterite community non-violence

BLUFFTON — Dora Maendel, of Fairholme Hutterite Colony, and Dr. Duane Stoltzfus, of Goshen College, will present “On the Front Line of Con...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Tornado warning sirens tested in morning

Tornado warning sirens tested in morning

LIMA — Allen County will be participating in the statewide tornado warning and siren drill scheduled for 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 20.In the ev...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Ceiling fan blamed in house fire in Sugar Creek Township

Ceiling fan blamed in house fire in Sugar Creek Township

SUGAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — Firefighters from American Township responded early Tuesday to a structure fire that did minimal damage to a rural Allen ...

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


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE100 block of West Grand Avenue, Lima — Police responded Monday to a domestic violence incident.900 block of East Third Street, Lima &...

March 19th, 2019 |  


WOCAP Board of Trustees to meet

WOCAP Board of Trustees to meet

CELINA — The West Ohio Community Action Partnership Board of Trustees will meet at noon Wednesday, March 27, at the Central Services Building, R...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Bradfield Community Center hosting Sip and Dance Social Soiree

Bradfield Community Center hosting Sip and Dance Social Soiree

LIMA — There will be a Sip and Dance Social Soiree from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Bradfield Community Center, 550 S. Collett St., Li...

March 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Kyle Busch ties Petty’s record with 200th career NASCAR win

Kyle Busch ties Petty’s record with 200th career NASCAR win

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Busch tied Richard Petty’s NASCAR record with his 200th career victory across the three national series Sunday...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Michigan State stops Michigan

Michigan State stops Michigan

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt McQuaid scored a career-high 27 points, Cassius Winston converted the go-ahead layup in the closing minute, and No. 6 Michig...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Ohio high school girls, boys basketball scores for Saturday, March 16

Ohio high school girls, boys basketball scores for Saturday, March 16

GirlsState ChampionshipsDivison IMt. Notre Dame 52, Pickerington Cent. 31Divison IITol. Rogers 56, Day. Carroll 45Divison IIICols. Africentric 51, Way...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Buffalo wins fourth MAC title in 5 years

Buffalo wins fourth MAC title in 5 years

CLEVELAND — Jeremy Harris scored 31 points, C.J. Massinburg added 17 and No. 18 Buffalo won its fourth Mid-American Conference title in five yea...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News....

March 16th, 2019 |  


Blue Jackets fall to Bruins in overtime

Blue Jackets fall to Bruins in overtime

BOSTON — Brad Marchand scored 3:30 into the overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday nigh...

March 16th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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95th birthday: Bertha Smith

95th birthday: Bertha Smith

LIMA — Bertha Mae Smith is celebrating her 95th birthday. A celebration will be held at a later date.She was born March 19, 1924, in Hurtsboro, ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Five generations: Jones family

Five generations: Jones family

Five generations of the Jones family gathered recently: From left, Robert Jones, of Gomer, Gary Jones, of Fort Jennings, Heather Jones, of Cuyahoga Fa...

March 16th, 2019 |  


“Greta” – R

“Greta” – R

The Story“Cheri,” says elderly widow, Greta Hideg (Isabelle Huppert) to her new young friend, Frances McCullen (Chloe Grace Moritz). ̶...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Rampage with a happy ending

Real Life Mama: Rampage with a happy ending

For six years now, we have lived in this house. Do you know what that means? We have had six years to successfully fill our unfinished and relatively ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Markeeta and Philip Luma

Markeeta and Philip Luma

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Philip Luma will celebrate 45 years of marriage with a dinner and movie. A trip to Oklahoma is planned for fall.Luma and...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Betsy and Larry McGrievy

Betsy and Larry McGrievy

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Larry McGrievy are celebrating 65 years of marriage.McGrievy and the former Betsy Fair were married March 19, 1954, at St. J...

March 16th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Donald Trump only accounts for ‘half-a-man’

Letter: Donald Trump only accounts for ‘half-a-man’

“I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump — I have the tough peop...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Jerry Zezima: Wrestling with unmentionables at the laundromat

Jerry Zezima: Wrestling with unmentionables at the laundromat

It may be true that everything comes out in the wash, but it’s also true that if you’re in a laundromat, you shouldn’t take off your...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: Trump needs to hop into a Ford and head up I-75

Jim Krumel: Trump needs to hop into a Ford and head up I-75

We entered the weekend with no official word on how President Trump will arrive in Lima on Wednesday.President George W. Bush could give him some advi...

March 18th, 2019 updated: March 18th, 2019. |  


Los Angeles Times: U.S. women’s soccer outperforms the men in every way possible. Why are they paid less?

Los Angeles Times: U.S. women’s soccer outperforms the men in every way possible. Why are they paid less?

The U.S. women’s soccer team outperforms the men’s team when it comes to victories, domestic viewership, name recognition and general awes...

March 17th, 2019 |  


George Will: Worse living through chemistry

George Will: Worse living through chemistry

WASHINGTON — On Feb. 12, Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka “El Chapo,” was convicted of multiple crimes related to running the Sinaloa drug ...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Letter: Proposed tax small price to pay to help RTA riders

Letter: Proposed tax small price to pay to help RTA riders

In response to Mr. Bellman’s letter on the RTA tax, I understand that the $1 you pay on $2,000 of taxable merchandise means a lot to you.I invit...

March 17th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Why college students take on loans they can’t repay

Why college students take on loans they can’t repay

Students take on college debt with the best of intentions. They’ve been told that a college degree is a ticket to success. That they should purs...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: Can your employer cure your money woes?

Liz Weston: Can your employer cure your money woes?

Millions of Americans get their health insurance and retirement accounts through their employers. Now some are getting help with their debt.Companies ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Wieser certified in NAVIO technique

Wieser certified in NAVIO technique

LIMA — The Institute of Orthopedic Surgery/Orthopedic Institute of Ohio’s Dr. Michael J. Wieser is certified in the NAVIO surgical system,...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial’s Joseph recognized for advocacy

Lima Memorial’s Joseph recognized for advocacy

LIMA — Christine Joseph, an administrator with Lima Memorial Health System, was presented with Lifeline Ohio’s Advocacy Award for her work...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, March 7-13

Land transfers, March 7-13

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running March 7 through 13. Figures reflect the sel...

March 16th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stepped up his pressure on General Motors to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant that recently closed and put...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Cincinnati-area teens combat suicide, mental health issues

Cincinnati-area teens combat suicide, mental health issues

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Jennifer Wright-Berryman looked over a room packed with Southwest Ohio teenagers sharing stories about the tough busine...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Woman charged in massacre probe wants charges dismissed

Woman charged in massacre probe wants charges dismissed

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for a woman facing charges in connection with an Ohio family massacre have filed a motion to have obstruction of ...

March 17th, 2019 |  


After years of writing, woman publishes 1st novel at 95

After years of writing, woman publishes 1st novel at 95

COLUMBUS (AP) — Delana Jensen Close was recently honored for a book that she finished last year at age 95.In 1955, Delana Jensen Close began to ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Thousands of Outlaws at Dayton funeral

Thousands of Outlaws at Dayton funeral

DAYTON — Illinois, Texas, New York, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Connecticut were among the dozens of states represented at the funeral of the ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Official wants new ride safety rules for Ohio State Fair

Official wants new ride safety rules for Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS (AP) — The failure of Ohio State Fair officials to pass on a manufacturer’s warning that chairs on an overhead ride could fall ap...

March 16th, 2019 |