NEWS


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Ahl Easter dinner draws hundreds
Bluffton’s Garmatter ready for senior year

Bluffton’s Garmatter ready for senior year

BLUFFTON — Baylor Garmatter, 17, a junior at Bluffton High School, is looking forward to his senior year.He is a standout on the football, baske...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Fire damages home in Columbus Grove

Fire damages home in Columbus Grove

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Columbus Grove Fire Department is investigating a fire that broke out around 10 p.m. Saturday night.Crews were dispatched t...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Get This: Man returns home, finds naked stranger on couch

Get This: Man returns home, finds naked stranger on couch

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a Tennessee man returned home to find a naked stranger sitting on his couch drinking juice. WKRN-TV cites a N...

April 21st, 2019 |  


‘Flying Bank Robber’ arrested 60 years ago

HAMILTON, Ohio — It has been 60 years since the FBI took serial bank robber Frank Sprenz into custody after a crime spree across the country, in...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Logan Ross releases first album

Logan Ross releases first album

LIMA — For every musician that makes it big, there are thousands toiling in anonymity, working the bar circuit.Logan Ross is one of those musici...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Police pursuits risky, expensive

CCOLUMBUS, Ohio — Like cowboys with lassos trying to round up a stubborn calf, State Highway Patrol troopers tried to stop the driver of a stole...

April 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Baldwin departure leaves hole in Ohio State QB ranks

Baldwin departure leaves hole in Ohio State QB ranks

COLUMBUS — After last Saturday’s Ohio State spring football game coach Ryan Day said his biggest concern going into the season was OSUR...

April 20th, 2019 updated: April 20th, 2019. |  


Indians’ Santana becomes US citizen

Indians’ Santana becomes US citizen

CLEVELAND — Not even a cold, rainy day could hinder Carlos Santana’s joyful smile.The Indians first baseman was sworn in as a U.S. citizen...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Blue Jackets back at work

Blue Jackets back at work

There are a number of hurdles for the newly minted Blue Jackets to deal with in the coming days. Fresh off the first playoff series win in team histor...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Seven Big Ten teams in quarterback limbo

Seven Big Ten teams in quarterback limbo

The week started with nine of the 14 Big Ten teams coming out of spring practices planning to continue quarterback auditions in August. The number was...

April 19th, 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....

April 19th, 2019 |  


Right place at the right time

Right place at the right time

The old adage of being in the right place at the right time has been a boon for myself and members of my family while viewing wildlife.I have been spe...

April 19th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


“Little” – PG-13

“Little” – PG-13

The Story“Were you always this way?” asks Stevie (Marley Taylor), a cute little girl with a magic wand. “What way?!” demands a...

April 20th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Finding our proper roles this Easter

David Trinko: Finding our proper roles this Easter

I was Peter. I was Pilate. I was both the bad thief and the good thief.Last weekend, at our church’s Palm Sunday services, I had the role of ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


‘All in the Family,’ ‘Jeffersons’ rebooted for live special

‘All in the Family,’ ‘Jeffersons’ rebooted for live special

LOS ANGELES — “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” are coming back to TV, live and for one night only. Woody Harrels...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 17 — Britny and Mark Zwiebel, Bluffton, girl.April 18 — Cayce and Shannon Archer, Ada, g...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Easter egg hunts sprinkled across area

Easter egg hunts sprinkled across area

LIMA — April showers will bring down plenty of eggs for the community to hunt this weekend, and the Easter Bunny may even make a special appeara...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Johnny Appleseed Parks hosting back-to-back spring activities

Johnny Appleseed Parks hosting back-to-back spring activities

LIMA — The Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District will provide two opportunities to enjoy spring this weekend with a Good Friday Hike and a...

April 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: 12 things you never may have cared to know
Glenn Mollette: Easter: Think about life, death

Glenn Mollette: Easter: Think about life, death

Easter is an exciting day for Christians around the world. Churches around the globe look forward to celebrating the resurrection of Christ.Clergy per...

April 20th, 2019 |  


An article in The Lima News quotes an ODOT official as saying the RTA will be getting money from the state of Ohio. In that same article, Sheila Haney...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Gun laws need common sense

Letter: Gun laws need common sense

Regarding the April 14 article in The Lima News — “Gun rights versus public safety: Proposed bill stirs debate” — I would firs...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Bath firefighters need your help

Letter: Bath firefighters need your help

The men and women of the Bath Township Fire Department take tremendous pride in providing high-quality emergency services to the residents, businesses...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Have you any compassion?

Letter: Have you any compassion?

This county has turned into a bunch of self important whiners. Don’ t confuse that with winners.Where has your compassion to your fellow man gon...

April 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Sears sues ex-CEO
Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

LIMA — Real Living CCR agents were recognized for their work in 2018.Greg Stolly and Lisa Wenger were each awarded the real estate agency’...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Ask your folks about their financial plans

Ask your folks about their financial plans

Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their kids. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you’re on solid financ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Garmann/Miller adds to Minster staff

Garmann/Miller adds to Minster staff

MINSTER — Architectural and engineering firm Garmann/Miller recently hired three new employees for its Minster office.Karrie Buehler was hired a...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Conley awarded real estate specialist designation

Conley awarded real estate specialist designation

LIMA — Kaye Acheson Conley, a broker and owner of Acheson Realty Company, was awarded a seniors real estate specialist designation by the SRES C...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Otterbein SeniorLife employees awarded

Otterbein SeniorLife employees awarded

CRIDERSVILLE — Employees with Otterbein Senior Life in Cridersville were among the winners at the LeadingAge Ohio Northwest District STARS award...

April 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

GALION — John Lizotte approached the makeshift pen with caution because the German shepherd was in full-on guard-dog mode, his deep-throated bar...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

DAYTON — A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner’s permits for a full year wo...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio

Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio

TOLEDO — Shutting down Ohio’s two nuclear power plants would be more costly to the state than approving a financial lifeline to keep them ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents.Brian...

April 19th, 2019 |  


US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

COLUMBUS — A federal judge blocked part of an Ohio law late Thursday that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases, add...

April 19th, 2019 |  


More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

CINCINNATI — A federal grand jury indictment that was filed Thursday accuses an Ohio man who claimed to be a missing child from Illinois of lyin...

April 18th, 2019 |