NEWS


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Humane Society seeks info on beaten, burnt dog in Lima

Humane Society seeks info on beaten, burnt dog in Lima

LIMA — The Ohio SPCA is offering a $1,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for beating and setting a male ...

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


Ketzy’s gets objection, Levels gets 3rd chance

Ketzy’s gets objection, Levels gets 3rd chance

LIMA — A month after hearing about criminal behavior at local bars, Lima City Council passed a liquor permit objection against Ketzy’s Bar...

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


Passenger on motorcycle killed

Passenger on motorcycle killed

BLUFFTON — A passenger on a motorcycle was killed Sunday when it struck a car near Bluffton.Anne M. Lee, 50, of Arlington was pronounced dead at...

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


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 16 — Brittani and Dan Neeley, Harrod, girl.April 18 — Tara and Alexander Robertson, Lima, girl.April 19...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Bluffton University presenting ‘Guys and Dolls’ musical

Bluffton University presenting ‘Guys and Dolls’ musical

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University will present its May Day musical “Guys and Dolls” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 in F...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Developmental Controls Committee meeting cancelled

Developmental Controls Committee meeting cancelled

LIMA — The Lima-Allen County Regional Planning Commission Developmental Controls Committee cancelled its meeting for April 30 . .neFileBlock { ...

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


SPORTS


Paulding’s Egnor fans 15 in win

HIGH SCHOOLBaseballPaulding 5, Ada 0PAULDING — Paulding’s Kolson Egnor scattered six hits over seven innings while striking out 15 and wal...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Donaldson had two homers and four RBIs, Freddie Freeman added three hits and the Atlanta Braves pounded Cleveland’s ...

April 21st, 2019 |  


SAN DIEGO (AP) — It had been a week since the San Diego Padres had a lead and slightly longer since they’d won a game.Austin Hedges homere...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having drop...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson’s back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA T...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7

Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7

TORONTO (AP) — Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Sunday, forcing a Game 7 in th...

April 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Errant text message leads to kidney

Errant text message leads to kidney

ST. LOUIS — They wait behind curtains just a couple of hospital beds away from each other, a 59-year-old woman needing a kidney and a 30-year-ol...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 19 — Heather and Christopher Brim, Kenton, girl.April 21 — Kerrigan Besse and Michael ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — “The Curse of La Llorona” brought good fortune at the box office.The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legen...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Five generations: Burklo family

Five generations: Burklo family

Five generations of the Burklo family gathered recently: Beth Castle, Kristina Quigley, Joseph Quigley, Georgiana Quigley, Jackson Burklo and Elliot Q...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Striving to do better

Real Life Mama: Striving to do better

In case you didn’t know, the tooth fairy was on vacation this week. Yep, because when the first thing you hear when your kid wakes up is, “...

April 20th, 2019 |  


“Little” – PG-13

“Little” – PG-13

The Story“Were you always this way?” asks Stevie (Marley Taylor), a cute little girl with a magic wand. “What way?!” demands a...

April 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: RTA steps up to help schools

Letter: RTA steps up to help schools

Elida Schools is thankful to have the Allen County RTA as a partner in the transportation of students to/from school every day.RTA helps to fill the v...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Letter: OK for GOP, not Dems

Letter: OK for GOP, not Dems

Has anyone noticed that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan is no longer concerned about the national deficit? He criticized President Obama daily about the national...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Barton Goldsmith: Learn to control your worry

Barton Goldsmith: Learn to control your worry

I don’t want to go all Zen on you, but the simple fact is that when our lives are in balance, we just feel better, get more done, and enjoy the ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Column: Four reasons I’m backing RTA

Column: Four reasons I’m backing RTA

I am supporting the RTA Levy for four very important reasons:• The late Alma Smith, and countless of other people like her who live and work in ...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Heartbeat bill a good thing

Letter: Heartbeat bill a good thing

I was absolutely horrified and angered at The Lima News, April 11, front page story about the “Heartbeat Bill.”What I can’t understa...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Community backs RTA

Letter: Community backs RTA

Unity for Allen County RTA levy is commendable This is a time of what seems to be great divisions in our country and sometimes even in our own Allen C...

April 21st, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Sears sues ex-CEO
MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

ST. MARYS — Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio employees were nominated for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards.Those employees include Sandi Schaublin,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

LIMA — Real Living CCR agents were recognized for their work in 2018.Greg Stolly and Lisa Wenger were each awarded the real estate agency’...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Ask your folks about their financial plans

Ask your folks about their financial plans

Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their kids. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you’re on solid financ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Garmann/Miller adds to Minster staff

Garmann/Miller adds to Minster staff

MINSTER — Architectural and engineering firm Garmann/Miller recently hired three new employees for its Minster office.Karrie Buehler was hired a...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Conley awarded real estate specialist designation

Conley awarded real estate specialist designation

LIMA — Kaye Acheson Conley, a broker and owner of Acheson Realty Company, was awarded a seniors real estate specialist designation by the SRES C...

April 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

GALION — John Lizotte approached the makeshift pen with caution because the German shepherd was in full-on guard-dog mode, his deep-throated bar...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

DAYTON — A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner’s permits for a full year wo...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio

Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio

TOLEDO — Shutting down Ohio’s two nuclear power plants would be more costly to the state than approving a financial lifeline to keep them ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents.Brian...

April 19th, 2019 |  


US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

COLUMBUS — A federal judge blocked part of an Ohio law late Thursday that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases, add...

April 19th, 2019 |  


More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

CINCINNATI — A federal grand jury indictment that was filed Thursday accuses an Ohio man who claimed to be a missing child from Illinois of lyin...

April 18th, 2019 |