NEWS


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Pony Keg to reopen in July
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St. Marys prepares for flooding
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Falcon nest found empty
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House panel considering changes to concealed carry gun law
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Part of Lincoln Highway to close Thursday
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Columbus Grove approves tentative teacher contract
Putnam County YMCA summer camp provides learning environment

Putnam County YMCA summer camp provides learning environment

OTTAWA — Youth ages 5 to 12 have the opportunity during this summer’s Putnam County YMCA summer camp in Ottawa to learn how to care for an...

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


Sugar Creek Church of the Brethren hosting Roar vacation bible school

Sugar Creek Church of the Brethren hosting Roar vacation bible school

LIMA — Sugar Creek Church of the Brethren will hold a vacation bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 23 to 27 at the church, 399 E. Bluelick Roa...

June 20th, 2019 |  


Get This: Comedian, son, bring gibberish-filled chat to Denny’s ad

Get This: Comedian, son, bring gibberish-filled chat to Denny’s ad

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The father-son duo whose video of a gibberish-filled conversation went viral is now featured in a TV commercial. Denny...

June 20th, 2019 |  


Lima Auto Task Force hosting industry conference call

Lima Auto Task Force hosting industry conference call

LIMA — The Lima Auto Task Force and Center for Automotive Research’s Automotive Communities Program (CAR/ACP) will host its next conferenc...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Auglaize Township to hold budget hearing

Auglaize Township to hold budget hearing

HARROD — Auglaize Township will hold its 2020 budget hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, July 1, at the township house, 7726 Bellefontaine Road, Harrod. ....

June 19th, 2019 |  


Allen Water District holding informational meeting on proposed project

Allen Water District holding informational meeting on proposed project

HARROD — Allen Water District will hold an informational meeting for a proposed east regional waterline improvement project at 7 p.m. Wednesday,...

June 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Locos fall to Settlers
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Reds sweep Astros
Deals leave Blue Jackets with few draft picks

Deals leave Blue Jackets with few draft picks

It’s something the Blue Jackets have been assessing since late February, when they dug into their stockpile of prospects and draft picks to make...

June 19th, 2019 |  


NBA draft starts with Zion Williamson

NBA draft starts with Zion Williamson

NEW YORK — Zion Williamson smiled his way through nearly half an hour of questions, trying to portray himself like any player just hoping to be ...

June 19th, 2019 updated: June 20th, 2019. |  


College football: Big recruiting weekend at Ohio State includes nation’s top running back

College football: Big recruiting weekend at Ohio State includes nation’s top running back

COLUMBUS — Zachary Evans of North Shore (Texas) High School included Ohio State in his top five at the beginning of the month, and now he will m...

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


Roundup: Christian Nartker fires low tourney round

Roundup: Christian Nartker fires low tourney round

LIMA — Christian Nartker shot a 4-over-par 74 in winning the boys 16-18 division for the low round of day at Tuesday’s Lima Junior Golf As...

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


Indians hit 3 straight HRs, Plesac shuts down Rangers, 10-3

Indians hit 3 straight HRs, Plesac shuts down Rangers, 10-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cleveland rookie Zach Plesac allowed only two hits pitching into the eighth inning and the Indians had four home runs, i...

June 18th, 2019 |  


Reds hit 3 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Astros 4-3

Reds hit 3 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Astros 4-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Justin Verlander gives up a lot of fly balls. Great American Ball Park yields a lot of home runs. The Cincinnati Reds took adv...

June 18th, 2019 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


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The Rock, other stars promote positivity at MTV awards

The Center for Autism and Dyslexia

AGrade 7: Jackie Harvey, Alan King.Grade 8: Joselyn Delgado, Caylen Mosley.Grade 9: Emily Hardy.Grade 11: Joshua Studebaker.A/BGrade 5: Aidan Walls, L...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Bath High School

4.0Grade 9: Kylie Carpenter, Abby Good, Amari Junkins, Shelby Marsteller, Austin Miller, Richard Miller, Haley Plaugher, Chloe Rieman, Sammie Sadler, ...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Bath Middle School

4.0Grade 6: Payton Branim, Carter Deppe, Kyla Fallis, Clare Farler, Jeffrey Herbst, Hailey Hinkle, Hayden Jenner, Carmen Kunkleman, Ezrah McKissick, C...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Bible Believers School

Grade 5 A: Avah Cooks, Levi Smoll.A/B: Landon Gannon, Luke Piper.Grade 8A: Abigail Baumgartner, Zachary Golden.A/B: Jillian Hatfield.Grade 9A/B: Gabri...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Bluffton High School

AGrade 9: Haelyn Bischoff, Nicole Boyle, Sophia Bricker, Jonah Brown, Riley Busch, Caitlin Dailey, Elizabeth Frazier, Jordyn Garmatter, Caden Habegger...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Bluffton Middle School

AGrade 6: Brody Anderson, Asa Clingerman, Kaleigh Coffman, Faith Combs, Caleb Davis, Marek Donaldson, June Essinger, Rebecca Estell, Miona Gardner, Ge...

June 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Don Stratton: You really can cut the cable
Letter: Appreciate quality care

Letter: Appreciate quality care

Just a note of thanks to the pharmacist at St. Rita’s Medical Center. I received my medical care from the pharmacist and doctor in a very profes...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Musical gift made for great night

Letter: Musical gift made for great night

A great night in Lima thanks to the Lima Area Concert Band. What a wonderful gift to our community! We were entertained by the talented band performin...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Someone knows who harme dog

Letter: Someone knows who harme dog

The person or persons who cruelly beat a dog and then set it on fire in Lima is/are someone’s son or daughter, grandchild, student, friend, clas...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Eli Lake column: Don’t blame Trump for Iran’s aggression

Eli Lake column: Don’t blame Trump for Iran’s aggression

As President Donald Trump mulls a comprehensive response to what he says was an Iranian attack on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf last week, his smart...

June 18th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Double trouble: The Supreme Court approves dual prosecutions

Editorial: Double trouble: The Supreme Court approves dual prosecutions

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that if you are convicted in a state court of a criminal offense, the federal government can put you on trial a...

June 18th, 2019 |  


Letter: Still waiting for leaders to speak

Letter: Still waiting for leaders to speak

Lima News Editor Jim Krumel likely stirred many reactions with his June 10 column, “Teens Shooting At Cops? No Time For Silence.”Following...

June 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Pony Keg to reopen in July
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Witteborg’s Heritage Hall opens in Columbus Grove
Social Media Week returns with ‘Craveable Content’

Social Media Week returns with ‘Craveable Content’

LIMA — How can brands cut through the noise on social media? NOW Marketing Group’s annual Social Media Week brought digital marketing expe...

June 18th, 2019 |  


Ottawa Chamber executive director resigns

Ottawa Chamber executive director resigns

OTTAWA — Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cathy Burgei plans to resign effective July 26.She has served in the position for th...

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


Analyst: U.S. car sales face 30% drop by 2022

Analyst: U.S. car sales face 30% drop by 2022

DETROIT — The U.S. auto industry is heading toward a nearly 30% decrease in sales by 2022, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst predicts.Soft...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Record low unemployment, but not full employment

Record low unemployment, but not full employment

LIMA — Unemployment is at a 50-year low in Allen County, but low labor force participation and underemployment complicate otherwise positive sta...

June 15th, 2019 |  


What couples gain by merging finances

What couples gain by merging finances

As a millennial couple, you and your partner might not be planning to blend finances, even if you’ve been together for a while.Venmo is convenie...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Four beach vacations to maximize your points, miles

Four beach vacations to maximize your points, miles

Many travelers who squirrel away travel rewards are saving for an oceanfront vacation, paid for with points instead of cash. To make the most of your ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


How the Cleveland brand makes businesses boom

How the Cleveland brand makes businesses boom

CLEVELAND — Hometown pride isn’t just a feeling; it’s a powerful way to build a brand.There’s Cleveland Clothing Co., Clevelan...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Fight like a girl

Fight like a girl

Don’t mess with the Buckeye Girls State delegates serving as members of the Highway Patrol this week. Fresh off a lesson in self-defense Wednesd...

June 19th, 2019 |  


$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case

$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system has reached nearly $4.5 million in settlements so far over the deaths of patients who allegedly re...

June 19th, 2019 |  


Ohio Supreme Court strikes down fee added to FirstEnergy bills

Ohio Supreme Court strikes down fee added to FirstEnergy bills

A temporary monthly fee tacked on to the bills of FirstEnergy customers as an incentive for the utility to modernize its distribution system was struc...

June 19th, 2019 |  


‘Burning river’ loses sting in Cleveland 50 years after fire

‘Burning river’ loses sting in Cleveland 50 years after fire

CLEVELAND — Fifty years after the Cuyahoga River’s most infamous fire helped spawn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, artists and e...

June 18th, 2019 |  


Federal assistance available for storm victims in Auglaize, Mercer counties

Federal assistance available for storm victims in Auglaize, Mercer counties

COLUMBUS — In the wake of an outbreak of 21 tornadoes that caused widespread damage across Ohio over Memorial Day weekend, President Donald Trum...

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