NEWS


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Village of Elida council to meet
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Emotions Anonymous Lima to meet
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6 Lima bars on notice for high calls for service
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Elida’s Earl a finalist for National Merit Scholarship
Get This: Philly chilly in September, so nude bike ride set for August

Get This: Philly chilly in September, so nude bike ride set for August

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Naked bicyclists say they were so cold riding around Philadelphia last September that this year they’ll do it in Augus...

March 25th, 2019 |  


‘Rainbow Fish’ coordinating events entertain children

‘Rainbow Fish’ coordinating events entertain children

LIMA — Alexa Stevely, who turned 6 on Saturday, got to see “The Rainbow Fish” at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center on Sunday.Prior ...

March 24th, 2019 |  


Jordan reacts to Mueller report

Jordan reacts to Mueller report

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, reacted to the release of information Sunday from the Mueller investigation into the presiden...

March 24th, 2019 |  


Chris Erskine: I’ve had enough death for a while; I need a little life … adrenaline … a yodel or two

Chris Erskine: I’ve had enough death for a while; I need a little life … adrenaline … a yodel or two

They follow me, a man with a snowy mustache and credit problems, deep into the Sierra. It sounds like a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, except the Uber arr...

March 24th, 2019 |  


Bowling for the Boyz

Bowling for the Boyz

DELPHOS — A fundraiser by a Delphos native has reached more than $70,000 over the past nine years. The Bowling for the Boyz event was held at De...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Jordan and Latta weigh risk and reward

Jordan and Latta weigh risk and reward

LIMA — To an outsider, U.S. Reps. Bob Latta and Jim Jordan could be interchangeable politicians.The two Ohioans entered the House of Representat...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Five reasons Browns won’t flop in 2019
Boys basketball: Knights rule Division IV

Boys basketball: Knights rule Division IV

COLUMBUS — They arrived with big expectations and left with the biggest prize.Crestview’s 58-38 win over Berlin Hiland in the Division IV ...

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


Track & field: Kalida boys looking to get back to state

Track & field: Kalida boys looking to get back to state

WAYNESFIELD — A good track-and-field team will build around its top performers.In the case of the Kalida boys track team, there is one athlete i...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Roundup: Bath splits softball doubleheader to open season

Roundup: Bath splits softball doubleheader to open season

BATH TOWNSHIP — The host Wildkittens began their softball season Saturday by splitting a doubleheader with Shelby.Bath dropped the opener 17-7. ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


College basketball: Michigan returning to Sweet 16

College basketball: Michigan returning to Sweet 16

DES MOINES, Iowa — Michigan’s biggest concern against Florida was facing the Gators’ lockdown defense.The solution? Beat Florida at ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Indians season preview: Cleveland to lean on strong rotation

Indians season preview: Cleveland to lean on strong rotation

The good news for the Indians’ faithful is the starting rotation wasn’t touched in the offseason.On the other hand, a few key everyday cog...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Reds season preview: Cincinnati improves rotation, tries to avoid basement

Reds season preview: Cincinnati improves rotation, tries to avoid basement

The Cincinnati Reds will be the first team to mark its 150th anniversary this season.So to make sure there will more to cheer about than bobbleheads a...

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


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LIFESTYLE


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Lynne and Robert Line
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Patty and Ron Leichty
Barbara and Robert Rupert

Barbara and Robert Rupert

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rupert are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Rupert and the former Barbara Rimer were married in 1969 at Grace United ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: A good cry is in order

Real Life Mama: A good cry is in order

Dear Mama,Sometimes, it is OK to cry.And I am not talking about the 20 second “get yourself together” in the bathroom mirror while the bab...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


“Wonder Park” – PG

“Wonder Park” – PG

The Story“Can we talk about what’s going on with you?” concerned Dad (voice of Matthew Broderick) asks daughter June. “No, we ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


David Trinko: When a national story is a local non-story

David Trinko: When a national story is a local non-story

“Never use generalizations” is one of my favorite sayings. I laugh because it violates itself, using a generalization while telling you to...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMarch 19 — Chrstina and John Dean, Ada, girl; Danielle and Kevin Niese, Miller City, girl.March 21 — Jodi King,...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50

Jay-Z, Dead & Co, the Killers to perform at Woodstock 50

NEW YORK — Jay-Z, Dead & Company and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock ...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


OPINION


Chris Erskine: I’ve had enough death for a while; I need a little life … adrenaline … a yodel or two

Chris Erskine: I’ve had enough death for a while; I need a little life … adrenaline … a yodel or two

They follow me, a man with a snowy mustache and credit problems, deep into the Sierra. It sounds like a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, except the Uber arr...

March 24th, 2019 |  


Krumel column: 10 take-aways from Trump’s visit to Lima

Krumel column: 10 take-aways from Trump’s visit to Lima

Workers at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in Lima were treated to vintage Donald Trump during his stop on Wednesday.Sugar-coating? It didnR...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Get the facts on trucking

Letter: Get the facts on trucking

In response to “Trucks should pay more tax” in The Lima News on Sunday, March 17:Leslie, I’m not trying to sound like a wise guy, I ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Tainted cases of Sam Crish

Letter: Tainted cases of Sam Crish

I have been wondering with the pending sentencing of our former sheriff, is anyone within the Allen County Court System or Justice System considering ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Who is using RTA services?

Letter: Who is using RTA services?

In response to a letter that appeared in the March 20 edition of The Lima News, I want to assure all voters that we are working to provide information...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Berger did the smart thing

Letter: Berger did the smart thing

If what I have heard is correct, then a big thank you to Mayor David Berger for being out of town when President Trump visited the Lima Tank Plant. Fo...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Adam, Jason Stolly become agency partners

Adam, Jason Stolly become agency partners

LIMA — Stolly Insurance has promoted Adam Stolly and Jason Stolly to agency partners.Adam Stolly joined the insurance agency in 2008 and is the ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


How to stem ‘subscription creep’

How to stem ‘subscription creep’

From Netflix, Spotify and Amazon Prime to Blue Apron, Birchbox and beer of the month, your debit or credit card statements are likely littered with su...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Red Cross honors volunteers

Red Cross honors volunteers

LIMA — The American Red Cross recently recognized volunteers from the west central Ohio region.This year’s volunteer award winners were Ch...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Mercy Health to develop youth addiction prevention

Mercy Health to develop youth addiction prevention

COLUMBUS — Mercy Health announced that it will be partnering with Gov. Mike DeWine’s office and the Ohio High School Athletic Association ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Tuttle promoted at Marsh Foundation

Tuttle promoted at Marsh Foundation

VAN WERT — The Marsh Foundation has hired Megan Tuttle as its new director of residential services. Tuttle has worked for The Marsh Foundation a...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Revised BLS figures show no manufacturing growth, losses

LIMA — An end-of-year report from the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services originally estimated Allen County lost 600 manufacturing jobs ...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


ODNR hiring for hundreds of positions

ODNR hiring for hundreds of positions

DAYTON — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Watercraft is looking to hire.Across Ohio, it employs more than 700 perm...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Church checks-ins for children give parents peace of mind

TOLEDO — After a tragedy at a house of worship, like the ones in Charleston, S.C., Sutherland Springs, Texas, Pittsburgh or, most recently, Chri...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


DeWine stresses need for road safety in bid to resuscitate full gas tax hike

DeWine stresses need for road safety in bid to resuscitate full gas tax hike

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine stressed public safety Friday in a bid to resuscitate the entirety of his requested gas-tax increase after Ohio lawm...

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


Challenges for new Ohio National Guard head include fitness

Challenges for new Ohio National Guard head include fitness

COLUMBUS (AP) — The two-star general now in charge of the Ohio National Guard poked himself in the chest as he spoke about the tough new physica...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


Ohio governor proposes raising age to buy tobacco

Ohio governor proposes raising age to buy tobacco

DAYTON (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is proposing raising the minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21 as part of his two-year state budget.The p...

March 23rd, 2019 |  


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 |