NEWS


North Middle School to host curriculum fair

North Middle School to host curriculum fair

LIMA — The North Middle School science and essentials curriculum fair will be from 1:15 to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the school, 1135 N. West ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


North Middle School to host curriculum fair

North Middle School to host curriculum fair

LIMA — The North Middle School special education curriculum fair will be from 8:45 to 10 a.m. Friday, May 31, at the school, 1135 N. West St., L...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Putnam County students receive scholarships

Putnam County students receive scholarships

OTTAWA — Four area high school seniors were announced Friday as Edward and Ettie Rieman scholarships during a ceremony at The Red Pig Inn in Ott...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Real Wheels: One hot looking Corvette

Real Wheels: One hot looking Corvette

SPENCERVILLE — Albert Epps of Spencerville brought his 2003 Chevy Corvette “50th Anniversary” to the Westgate Charity Car Show. He h...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Building skills, home

Building skills, home

WAPAKONETA — A home built by students at Apollo Career Center will be auctioned off in June.The home is 1,976 square-feet with three bedrooms, t...

May 24th, 2019 |  


ONU College of Law names new dean

ONU College of Law names new dean

ADA — Charles H. Rose III has been selected as Ohio Norther University’s next dean of the Pettit College of Law, starting July 1. Rose is ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


High school baseball: Ottawa-Glandorf’s postseason run ends

High school baseball: Ottawa-Glandorf’s postseason run ends

ELIDA – Ottawa-Glandorf’s young baseball team entered the tournament part of its schedule as a No. 9 seed and left it with two wins over h...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 24th, 2019. |  


High school baseball: Ebling hit puts Shawnee in district finals

High school baseball: Ebling hit puts Shawnee in district finals

KENTON — Shawnee’s Kale Ebling didn’t try to do too much.But the Indians senior was able to do more than enough to win it.EblingR...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Indian unable to end slump, drop 7-2 contest against Rays

Indian unable to end slump, drop 7-2 contest against Rays

CLEVELAND — Ryan Yarbrough handled Cleveland’s lineup into eighth inning in his first start this season and Kevin Kiermaier legged out a t...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Roundup: Van Wert duo finish first, second in regional shot put

Roundup: Van Wert duo finish first, second in regional shot put

PIQUA — Van Wert’s Jill Gemmer and Kirsten Clay finished first and second respectively Thursday in the shot put during the first day of th...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 23rd, 2019. |  


Minster advances to regional finals

Minster advances to regional finals

GREENVILLE — Minster has the pitching-hitting combo that has frustrated most opponents this season and vaulted the team to the top of the Divisi...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Lima Senior comes up short

Lima Senior comes up short

BOWLING GREEN – Perrysburg jumped out to a quick lead.But Lima Senior right-hander Bryce Binkley made sure they wouldn’t pull away.Perrysb...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Rally in the Square kicks off with new features

Rally in the Square kicks off with new features

LIMA — The 28th season of ArtSpace/Lima’s Rally on the Square will kick off today with the addition of some new artistic touches.Executive...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Region to celebrate Memorial Day in variety of ways

Region to celebrate Memorial Day in variety of ways

LIMA — There will be Memorial Day festivities and services throughout the area this weekend, both to celebrate and remember those who have serve...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 22 — Tea and Cory Cortez, Lima, girl. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { m...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Margo Price has a message for male Alabama lawmakers

Margo Price has a message for male Alabama lawmakers

Singer-songwriter Margo Price could hardly be more engaged with issues of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood. She’s due to deliver her third c...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man’s home last week didn’t take a thing. They did, however, leave the ...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health System May 19 — Kayla Kitchen, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 21 — Taylin Searfoss and Ju...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


OPINION


Wanted: A grad who can talk

Wanted: A grad who can talk

Communication is something to talk about as graduates ponder their future pursuits.Memorial Day marks the peak of graduation season and students are u...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Men still decide women’s rights

Letter: Men still decide women’s rights

This is the 21st Century and Men in Government are still deciding about Women’s Rights.No longer burn witches at the stake, after how many centu...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Trump again earns my vote

Letter: Trump again earns my vote

I ask you who do not like President Trump to consider his accomplishments.What specifically do you not like that he has done? Let’s see what Pre...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Lonely death a terrible things

Letter: Lonely death a terrible things

My brother recently passed away: amputated leg, stroke, heart attack, septic and organ failure, then death.However, that is not what killed himThere i...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: For Memorial Day, remembering a lady, and a patriot

Lori Borgman: For Memorial Day, remembering a lady, and a patriot

There was only one time that I saw my mother-in-law cry. She was a dichotomy, a woman who loved unconditionally and a tough cookie.She was a nurse whe...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


‘Fighting’ disease is the wrong metaphor

‘Fighting’ disease is the wrong metaphor

When Alex Trebek, the longtime “Jeopardy” host, revealed to the world that he’d been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer this s...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Farmers delay planting in midst of storms
Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

LIMA — Fat Cat Diner will reopen this summer as Teasers Diner, a 24-hour American-style restaurant that its new owners hope will compete with Wa...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Total Revolution brings Jui-Jitsu to Lima

Total Revolution brings Jui-Jitsu to Lima

LIMA — Tucked behind a Dollar General store in a strip mall along Cable Road is a little-known mixed martial arts studio, Total Revolution Fitne...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Allen County’s jobless rate reaches record low

Allen County’s jobless rate reaches record low

LIMA — April was another record-breaking month for northwest Ohio.Allen County’s jobless rate fell to 3% in April, breaking the previous r...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks

Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks

LIMA — Production is ramping up at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center as the tank plant prepares to deliver the first brigade of M1A2 SEPv3 ...

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


Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by...

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


Olsson leaving The Lima News for role with Greater Lima Region Inc.

Olsson leaving The Lima News for role with Greater Lima Region Inc.

LIMA — The publisher of The Lima News will leave the newspaper at the end of the month and join Greater Lima Region Inc. as vice president for c...

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


STATE NEWS


Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Adding a new charge on every electricity bill in Ohio would provide a financial rescue to the state’s two struggling n...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University and the state board that regulates physicians are trying a new strategy in hopes of being able to ma...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A hospital strike now in its third week is putting a spotlight on staffing shortages at the same time Ohio lawmakers are deb...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Some Ohio legislators yell ‘cut’ to Hollywood tax deals

Some Ohio legislators yell ‘cut’ to Hollywood tax deals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lights, camera, cut?Some of Hollywood’s biggest hit movies and equally big bombs have something in common: They were sho...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union has cut ties with the United Methodist Church over the denomination’s recent bans on gay clergy a...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

COLUMBUS — A bill working its way through the state legislature seeks to prevent a death sentence for killers with a “serious mental illne...

May 19th, 2019 |