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Death penalty looms over Mercer murder case

Death penalty looms over Mercer murder case

CELINA — An Indiana woman charged with killing and dismembering 22-year-old Ryan Zimmerman appeared briefly Thursday in Mercer County Common Ple...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Repair shuts down track crossing in Ottawa

Repair shuts down track crossing in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf Local School District announced that the railroad track on 11th Street between Pratt Street and Agner Street will be cl...

October 21st, 2021 |  


McColley tours EV maker Endera

McColley tours EV maker Endera

OTTAWA — Transportation technology startup Endera hosted Sen. Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) on Thursday as the company converts the former Metro Tit...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Illegal seizure claimed by suspect in Harry’s Hideaway shooting

Illegal seizure claimed by suspect in Harry’s Hideaway shooting

LIMA — Items obtained from a vehicle police say was used in a February shooting in the parking lot of a Lima bar were obtained illegally, the at...

October 21st, 2021 |  


House votes to hold Trump ally Bannon in contempt

House votes to hold Trump ally Bannon in contempt

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a longtime ally and aide to former President Donald Trump, in contempt of Congress f...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Lima’s Elm Street Church of the Brethren adds Sunday evening service

Lima’s Elm Street Church of the Brethren adds Sunday evening service

LIMA — Elm Street Church of the Brethren in Lima has a new worship service at 5 p.m. Sunday. The service will include praise songs, testimony an...

October 21st, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Volleyball: Lincolnview handles Wayne Trace

Volleyball: Lincolnview handles Wayne Trace

MIDDLE POINT — From sharing the Northwest Conference title to snaring a sectional crown.Lincolnview, who ended the regular season with a win ove...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Roundup: Sectional titles determined in soccer, volleyball

Roundup: Sectional titles determined in soccer, volleyball

Boys soccerSectional finalsDivision IIOttawa-Glandorf 2,Elida 0GLANDORF — Carson Fuka and Austin Birkemeier each had a goal, Jordan Schroeder an...

October 21st, 2021 updated: October 21st, 2021. |  


College football: No. 2 Cincinnati prepares for Navy’s triple-option offense

College football: No. 2 Cincinnati prepares for Navy’s triple-option offense

Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell’s unbeaten Bearcats handled their first two conference tests with ease.Up next is Navy — and although the Mi...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Bath’s Oliver sister, LCC’s Simmons prepare for state

Bath’s Oliver sister, LCC’s Simmons prepare for state

From the Bolons to the Olivers.The Bath tradition of sending sisters to state continues after Anne and Elena Oliver qualified for the Division II stat...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Allen East edges Bath, 2-1

Allen East edges Bath, 2-1

Boys SoccerAllen East 2, Bath 1When Allen East gave up a penalty kick goal with 33 minutes and 40 seconds left in someone’s season, the Mustangs...

October 20th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


The Oak Ridge Boys bring ‘Elvira’ and more to Lima

The Oak Ridge Boys bring ‘Elvira’ and more to Lima

LIMA — If it’s hard to believe you’ve been hearing the iconic “giddy up, oom poppa, oom poppa, mow mow” of The Oak Ridge...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Oct. 24The Oak Ridge Boys, Veterans Memorial Civic Center, LimaNov. 4Lima Chamberfest, Veterans Memorial Civic Center, LimaNov. 5-6Rustic Farmhouse Ma...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSKevin Costner & Modern West: Mershon Auditorium (on the campus of Ohio State University), Oct. 28 Twenty One Pilots: Takeover Tour: Nation...

October 21st, 2021 |  


An apple a day?

An apple a day?

My grandkids — who can sometimes be picky about certain fruits and vegetables — have a different story when my two apple trees burst forth...

October 20th, 2021 |  


To-do lists

To-do lists

If you are like me, you make these long lists of everything you need to do, then feel overwhelmed, call it quits, and go watch TV. If that sounds fami...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Can medications and supplements interact?

Can medications and supplements interact?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As I have gotten older, doctors have placed me on more medications, such as for blood pressure and cholesterol. Also, as I age, I ha...

October 20th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Leonard Pitts Jr.:
Letter: Berger: Trust me, vote Sharetta Smith

Letter: Berger: Trust me, vote Sharetta Smith

It has been my honor to serve as Lima’s Mayor and CEO for 32 years. I thank everyone who collaborated with me to bring about positive, enduring,...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: Brownlow a solid choice

Letter: Brownlow a solid choice

As a proud alumnus of Lima Senior who values the education received, I write this endorsement of Cindy Brownlow, who is running for a board of educati...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Editorial: America losing old-fashioned work ethic

Southwest Airlines canceled thousands of flights around the recent holiday weekend. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and others with no particular knowledge or inv...

October 20th, 2021 |  


John Grindrod: The death of shirts and skins and other vestiges of the past

John Grindrod: The death of shirts and skins and other vestiges of the past

Certainly, there’s no dispute that how both the young and the old play their games has changed over the years, from my most active playing days ...

October 20th, 2021 updated: October 20th, 2021. |  


Letter: Follow the Constitution

Letter: Follow the Constitution

I believe that we live in the greatest country in the world, the United States of America, at least for the time being. We live in a republic where fr...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Letter: Case doesn’t add up

Letter: Case doesn’t add up

I recently finished reading “The Strange Case of Dr. Wine” which tells the story of a really unusual court case in Auglaize County. Dr. Do...

October 19th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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‘Want to sell your house?’

‘Want to sell your house?’

Here’s how desperate some real estate agents and investors are to find new homes to sell in Florida’s red-hot marketplace: They are sendin...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Why boats and bottom lines matter for investors

Why boats and bottom lines matter for investors

Investors will be listening to corporate financial results as the markets keep an eye on the waters off the coast of Southern California in the week a...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Liz Weston: Fortify your finances against natural disaster

Liz Weston: Fortify your finances against natural disaster

Emergency preparedness experts recommend that you have a “go bag” and a “stay bin” for disasters: kits with supplies to help y...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Avoiding a (supply chain) nightmare before Christmas

Avoiding a (supply chain) nightmare before Christmas

If everyone’s holiday gifts are stuck on a ship somewhere, then why isn’t toy store owner Don Kipper worried? Kipper and daughter Lily run...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, Oct. 7-13

Land transfers, Oct. 7-13

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 7-13, 2021. Figures reflect the sellin...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Rights as a property co-owner

Legal-Ease: Rights as a property co-owner

Many people own real estate with another person or people. This often occurs when a group of people purchase some property together or inherit propert...

October 16th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missio...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jason Browning’s 10th marathon will be extra special this year.As he lines up to run in the Nationwide Children’s H...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The candidates running for one of Ohio’s U.S. Senate seats in next year’s election reported their campaign hauls on...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

CLEVELAND — An alarming rise of suicide rates among young Black girls has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic, experts said during a mental ...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

COLUMBUS — The Republican speaker of the Ohio House has publicly rebuked a fellow GOP lawmaker over the lawmaker’s attempts to push a hard...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

VERSAILLES — Most of the Republican candidates for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat said Thursday that they have been vaccinated against COVID...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 15th, 2021. |