NEWS


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Murder charge filed in death of 4-year-old Lima girl
Lima Central Catholic honors academic letter winners

Lima Central Catholic honors academic letter winners

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic High School honored 60 students Tuesday who earned academic letter awards.To qualify, the students must maintain a ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Defense expert: Heart trouble caused Floyd’s death

Defense expert: Heart trouble caused Floyd’s death

MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Heir Force students help fix food; director serves at Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

Heir Force students help fix food; director serves at Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

Heir Force’s Mariah Paige, left, and Britney Pruitt prepare food at the Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen on Wednesday morning. .neFileBlock { margi...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Honor roll: Bluffton High School

All ANinth grade: Theodore Andreas, Ella Armstrong, Lauren Bassett, Alissa Beck, Garret Bogart, Gavin Bogart, Jessica Boop, Cole Bowers, Brooke Camper...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Honor roll: Bluffton Middle School

All A Honor RollSixth grade: Ariana Bowling, Coby Dailey, Karden Geiser, Avery Hobensack, Daphne Johnston, Chase Kelly, Emmitt Kidd, Kate Klinger, Eli...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Honor roll: The Center for Autism and Dyslexia

All AsSixth grade: Rhyder HovestEighth grade: Connor McKown, Damien SmithFreshmen: DeAnthony Dukes, Malik Dukes, Liam McKownSophomores: Alanah Breedlo...

April 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Clowney signs with Browns

UNOH hires new head voach of women’s basketball

The University of Northwestern Ohio is announcing the hiring of Andre Smith Sr. as the new head women’s basketball coach for the Racers. Smith w...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Softball: LCC outlasts Lima Senior

Softball: LCC outlasts Lima Senior

Lima Central Catholic’s Jaylen Roehm came up big on the mound and at the plate in the clutch to help the Thunderbirds defeat Lima Senior, 7-5, i...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Indians’ Chang receives racist tweets

Indians’ Chang receives racist tweets

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Terry Francona called racist social media messages sent to first baseman Yu Chang “stupid and ignorant” ...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Mize gets 1st win; Tigers beat Astros 6-2 in Hinch’s return

Mize gets 1st win; Tigers beat Astros 6-2 in Hinch’s return

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Casey Mize tossed seven scoreless innings for his first career win and fellow rookie Akil Baddoo homered again as the Detr...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Columbus Grove shuts out Crestview

Columbus Grove shuts out Crestview

High SchoolBaseballColumbus Grove 2, Crestview 0COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove pitchers Tayt Birnesser and Brenton Renner combined for the shut...

April 12th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Reminisce: Forgotten towns of Allen County

Reminisce: Forgotten towns of Allen County

After nearly a half century, William Anderson closed the doors of his general store for the final time on May 5, 1954. The store, The Lima News report...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 8 — Kashawnna Ware and Alexander Rose IV, Lima, twin girls.April 9 — Morgan and David Kerr, Lima, girl.Ap...

April 12th, 2021 |  


A Walk To Remember: Along The San Antonio River Walk

A Walk To Remember: Along The San Antonio River Walk

A Walk To Remember: Along The San Antonio River WalkBy Deb (Carolus) Sidener, CridersvilleIt was 1943 and a newlywed couple on their first adventure t...

April 10th, 2021 |  


What got books challenged or banned in 2020?

What got books challenged or banned in 2020?

As recently as 2010, the award-winning teen novel “Looking for Alaska” topped the American Library Association’s list of books most ...

April 10th, 2021 |  


TV and streaming picks for April 11-17

TV and streaming picks for April 11-17

DON’T MISS: “The Nevers” — Victorian London is the setting for this action-packed, genre-bending drama series. The city is roc...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

It’s fine. I’m fine. Everything is fine.But, is it really?Yo, I am telling you – check on your “fine” friends. It’...

April 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Letter: Hayes understands needs of business

Letter: Hayes understands needs of business

Dr. Hayes is the only candidate running for Lima mayor that is a small business owner. He knows what it takes for a small business to thrive.I believe...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Prince Philip stayed old school as the British royal family changed

Prince Philip stayed old school as the British royal family changed

There’s no question that the 99-year lifespan of Britain’s Prince Philip, the late husband of Queen Elizabeth, encompassed an extraordinar...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Thomas Suddes: For better or worse, Ohio talks budget as it sits on pile of spending money

Thomas Suddes: For better or worse, Ohio talks budget as it sits on pile of spending money

You have to wonder if Statehouse debate on Ohio’s pending state budget – for the two years beginning July 1 – will produce a Spring ...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Letter: Dangerous drug ideologies could threaten Lima’s progress and future

Letter: Dangerous drug ideologies could threaten Lima’s progress and future

It can be a dangerous situation for Lima residents if a mayor takes office who has past felony drug offences.The fact that mayoral candidate Mr. Hayes...

April 13th, 2021 |  


John Grindrod: In LCC’s ‘Charlie Brown,’ lots of good young men and women

John Grindrod: In LCC’s ‘Charlie Brown,’ lots of good young men and women

Regardless of the ages of the thespians involved, there’s just something about an opening night of a production. While some theatergoers might p...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Jerry Zezima: Dotting my eye

Jerry Zezima: Dotting my eye

I spy with my swollen eye, which got that way because of a stye.It may come as no surprise that when I took poetry in high school, I wasn’t a ve...

April 12th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Perry ProTech to relocate to industrial park
Grand Lake Wound Care earns national honors

Grand Lake Wound Care earns national honors

ST. MARYS — Grand Lake Wound Care Center, an outpatient program for chronic wounds at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, has received tw...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Keehn elected chair on Civic Center board

Keehn elected chair on Civic Center board

LIMA — Beth Keehn has been elected chair of the Veterans Memorial Civic Center Board of Trustees.Keehn, of Columbus Grove, is the director of go...

April 12th, 2021 |  


More production cuts at GM, Ford

More production cuts at GM, Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The global shortage of semiconductors has forced General Motors and Ford to further cut production at their North American factor...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

For hundreds of central Ohioans, Thursday consisted of tumbling out of bed and stumbling to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to try the shop’s &...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Passengers, politics and profitability

Passengers, politics and profitability

Americans are flying again. There are fewer seats in the sky compared to before COVID-19, but as more people are vaccinated and succumb to pandemic fa...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Congress eyes big bucks for tiny computer chips

Congress eyes big bucks for tiny computer chips

President Joe Biden stood in the White House’s State Dining Room on Feb. 24 and recalled the centuries-old “for want of a nail” prov...

April 10th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio Senate candidate errs with claim about Kasich donation

Ohio Senate candidate errs with claim about Kasich donation

COLUMBUS — Seeking to distance herself from former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jane Timken erroneously claimed on co...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Man who vandalized Ohio Statehouse claimed he’d been shot at

Man who vandalized Ohio Statehouse claimed he’d been shot at

COLUMBUS — A man who broke into the Ohio Statehouse, smashed windows and discharged a fire extinguisher told a 911 dispatcher he entered the bui...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Police: Man shoots woman at complex, then keeps cops at bay

Police: Man shoots woman at complex, then keeps cops at bay

CINCINNATI — A man who authorities said shot and wounded a woman Tuesday at a Cincinnati apartment complex was captured in a unit there followin...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Pro-Trump banker Gibbons joins GOP field for US Senate race in Ohio

Pro-Trump banker Gibbons joins GOP field for US Senate race in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Another pro-Trump Republican entered the race Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the GOP’s Sen. Rob Portman. Mik...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio urges pause in J&J vaccine

Ohio urges pause in J&J vaccine

Keyword-slug: BC-OH—Virus Outbreak-OhioByline:Source: APArrival time: 9:18 am EDT — Tuesday, April 13COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio̵...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio Supreme Court to hear debate over ancient earthworks access

Ohio Supreme Court to hear debate over ancient earthworks access

COLUMBUS — A debate over public access to a set of ancient ceremonial and burial earthworks is before the Ohio Supreme Court in a case pitting t...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |