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Noah’s Ark exhibit re-opening at Allen County Museum

Noah’s Ark exhibit re-opening at Allen County Museum

LIMA — The Noah’s Ark exhibit will re-open at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at the Allen County Museum’s Changing Gallery, 620 W. Mark...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Former Lima probation officer sentenced to jail

Former Lima probation officer sentenced to jail

LIMA — Former Lima Municipal Court probation officer Brett Holmgren was sentenced to 360 days at the Allen County jail after being convicted on ...

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


Saying it like Lima says it

Saying it like Lima says it

LIMA — LIE-muh or LEE-muh? President Donald Trump’s visit to the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center Wednesday reignited the debate over ho...

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


Felony sealed in case of accidental firearm discharge

Felony sealed in case of accidental firearm discharge

LIMA — A referee whose handgun accidentally discharged inside Bath High School will have the record of his fifth-degree felony sealed due to his...

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


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

March 14Brent E. Hensley, 46, of 220 1W N Main St, Ada, pleaded no contest to found guilty of possess drug abuse instruments. Sentence: 10 days jail. ...

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


Photos: ‘The Secret Garden’ at Ohio State Beauty Academy

Photos: ‘The Secret Garden’ at Ohio State Beauty Academy

The Ohio State Beauty Academy had its "The Secret Garden" show Thursday, showcasing hairstyles inspired by the buds, blooms and colors in flower garde...

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


SPORTS


Shawnee’s Ford strives to be state champ

Shawnee’s Ford strives to be state champ

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Christian Ford finished fifth in last spring’s Division I State Track and Field Championships in the 200-meter dash.The...

March 21st, 2019 updated: March 21st, 2019. |  


Lima area boys track capsules

Lima area boys track capsules

Coaches provided majority of information. Coaches wanting to add to their teams’ capsules should send information to mpurdy@limanews.com.Western...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Lima area girls high school track and field capsules

Lima area girls high school track and field capsules

Coaches provided majority of information. Coaches wanting to add to their teams’ capsules should send information to mpurdy@limanews.com.Western...

March 21st, 2019 updated: March 21st, 2019. |  


Fulcher named All-Ohio second team

Fulcher named All-Ohio second team

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lima Senior’s Josiah Fulcher was named to the All-Ohio Division I second team after the The Division I and II boys basket...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball: Three from Lima area make first team all-state

Boys basketball: Three from Lima area make first team all-state

COLUMBUS — Seniors Owen Hiegel (Ottawa-Glandorf), Javin Etzler (Crestview) and Nate Bruns (Marion Local) were named first team all-state by a st...

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


State tournament inspires nostalgia for St. John Arena

State tournament inspires nostalgia for St. John Arena

I can’t count the number of times a basketball fan has remarked to me that they wish the OHSAA state basketball tournament could be moved back t...

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


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LIFESTYLE


Quinn on Nutrition: Canola oil gets undeserved bad rap

Quinn on Nutrition: Canola oil gets undeserved bad rap

In response to a recent column in which I suggested canola oil as one good choice for popping corn “since it is low in saturated fat and has a h...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMarch 18 — Nina Green-Paxton and Austin Green-Paxton, Lima, boy.March 19 — Taylor Hennon and R...

March 20th, 2019 |  


The persistent Bessie Crayton

The persistent Bessie Crayton

LIMA — “If the men of Allen and adjacent counties have been thinking that the women do not want to vote,” the Lima Daily News declar...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Google launches game-streaming platform

Google launches game-streaming platform

NEW YORK — Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game bu...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMarch 18 — Gabrielle Deleon and Brandon Anderson, Lima, girl; Sarah Tice, Continental, girl. .neFile...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMarch 14 — Verna Kilgore, Lima, girl.March 16 — Michelle and Dan Phipps, Belle Center, girl.Mercy Health-St. R...

March 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


New York Daily News: What college athletic programs are doing right, and wrong

New York Daily News: What college athletic programs are doing right, and wrong

With the NCAA basketball tourney kicking off this week, flooding colleges with cash, eyes turn to the perennial question of how well big-time programs...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Cleveland Plain Dealer: Secrecy didn’t help Cleveland’s Amazon headquarters bid

Cleveland Plain Dealer: Secrecy didn’t help Cleveland’s Amazon headquarters bid

Secrecy doesn’t pay. That’s the prime lesson for local officials who for more than a year illegally resisted release of Cleveland’s ...

March 20th, 2019 |  


George Will: This romp of a novel will have you pining for the days of George W. Bush

George Will: This romp of a novel will have you pining for the days of George W. Bush

WASHINGTON — Nostalgia is what Thomas Mallon is counting on to help draw readers to his new novel, “Landfall,” which takes them on a...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Riding RTA bus helps explain why it’s needed

Letter: Riding RTA bus helps explain why it’s needed

I support the tax levy for Allen County Regional Transit Authority.Two years ago I broke my foot. I was able to walk, but I was not able to drive. Aft...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Columbus Dispatch: Addictive OxyContin no longer welcome for injured workers

Columbus Dispatch: Addictive OxyContin no longer welcome for injured workers

It is good to see the state of Ohio strive to help injured workers also avoid the added pain of opioid addiction.That’s the intended outcome of ...

March 19th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Students learn about Putnam County job opportunities

Students learn about Putnam County job opportunities

LEIPSIC — More than 500 high school students from Putnam County learned about available jobs and potential career opportunities in the region Tu...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Tax prep fraud: What it is and how to avoid it

Tax prep fraud: What it is and how to avoid it

LIMA — Tax preparation services often boast of their ability to help individuals claim larger tax refunds, due in large part to unclaimed tax cr...

March 16th, 2019 |  


7 tax changes investors should watch for as they file

Americans will face a slew of new rules during the first tax-filing season with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 in effect. Here’s what changed...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Peacock Water employees receive certification

Peacock Water employees receive certification

MARION — Dylan Runyon and Seth Fairchild, of Peacock Water, received certificates of excellence during a professional service seminar at Kinetic...

March 16th, 2019 |  


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 |  


STATE NEWS


DeWine: Ohio ‘kicked around’ on trade

DeWine: Ohio ‘kicked around’ on trade

COLUMBUS — When asked about Ohio farmers losing three-fourths of their soybean sales to China amid a trade war, Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohioans ha...

March 21st, 2019 |  


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 |