NEWS


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Who are the Crumbleys?
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GOP Senate leader, war hero Bob Dole dies at 98
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Lima kicks off holiday season
Van Wert patrol post honors Dirr, Bowsher

Van Wert patrol post honors Dirr, Bowsher

VAN WERT – Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Michael P. Dirr has been selected 2021 Trooper of the Year at the Van Wert post.Named as the post&#...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Family faces COVID, murder and mound of debt

Family faces COVID, murder and mound of debt

LIMA — Putting oneself in Susan’s shoes wouldn’t be described as easy.Last June, Steve, the father of her twin sons, was shot to dea...

December 4th, 2021 updated: December 4th, 2021. |  


Mortgage rate forecast for December: Higher rates likely, with a COVID-19 wildcard

Mortgage rate forecast for December: Higher rates likely, with a COVID-19 wildcard

Santa Claus may be coming to town, but he’s likely bringing higher mortgage rates with him. Approaching the holidays, all signs pointed to risin...

December 4th, 2021 |  


As Florida house prices climb, demand increases for manufactured homes

As Florida house prices climb, demand increases for manufactured homes

TAMPA, Fla. — To Jim Ayotte, it just makes sense to build a home in a factory. You wouldn’t drive to a location and try to coordinate the ...

December 4th, 2021 |  


People are quitting their jobs in record numbers

People are quitting their jobs in record numbers

Dear Editor,Sorry to leave you in the lurch this week but I quit.JonThat’s a joke for me (get it, boss?), but across America this is another COV...

December 4th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Spencerville remains unbeaten in boys hoops

Roundup: Spencerville remains unbeaten in boys hoops

SPENCERVILLE — The Bearcats improved 3-0 on the season with a 52-31 boys high school basketball victory Saturday night against Fort Jennings.Jos...

December 4th, 2021 updated: December 4th, 2021. |  


College football: Cincinnati claims AAC crown, possible berth in playoffs

College football: Cincinnati claims AAC crown, possible berth in playoffs

CINCINNATI — Jerome Ford rushed for 187 yards and two touchdowns and Desmond Ridder threw three touchdown passes as No. 3 Cincinnati broke open ...

December 4th, 2021 |  


High school football: Marion Local secures record 12th state title

High school football: Marion Local secures record 12th state title

OHSAA state football finals: Peyton Otte, Marion Local fly to record 12th state titleCANTON — Marion Local arrived in Canton looking to set a ne...

December 4th, 2021 updated: December 4th, 2021. |  


Boys basketball: Lima Senior falls to Mansfield in OT

Boys basketball: Lima Senior falls to Mansfield in OT

LIMA — Lima Senior has a lot of depth this season but even the Spartans could not overcome the absence of three of its players as they fell to M...

December 4th, 2021 updated: December 4th, 2021. |  


Boys basketball: LCC gets narrow win against Van Wert

Boys basketball: LCC gets narrow win against Van Wert

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic’s Evan Unruh made the most of his second chance.Unruh missed a 3-pointer with eight seconds left which would ...

December 4th, 2021 updated: December 4th, 2021. |  


Ohio high school football, boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Dec. 3

Ohio high school football, boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Dec. 3

FootballState ChampionshipsDivision ILakewood St. Edward 23, Springfield 13Division IIIChardon 21, Hamilton Badin 14Division IVClarksville Clinton-Mas...

December 4th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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‘I can go anywhere’:
Real Life Mama: Mama and the elf make magic happen

Real Life Mama: Mama and the elf make magic happen

The dang elf is back. I am still not sure who decided giving overly busy Mamas preparing for Christmas in the month of December the daunting task of a...

December 4th, 2021 |  


No new tricks to raising kids

No new tricks to raising kids

What is “gentle parenting”? It did not take much investigation for me to conclude that it is merely a rebranding of the same old, same old...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Mary E. and Rodney G. Decker

Mary E. and Rodney G. Decker

LIMA — Mrs. and Mrs. Rodney Decker are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Decker and the former Mary E. Warren were married Dec. 4, 1971, at Unite...

December 4th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

When our 2-year-old dog sits still, he’s often mistaken for an oversized stuffed animal.He’s a white-and-brown “Goldendoodle,”...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Jane and Dave Hilty

Jane and Dave Hilty

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hilty celebrated 50 years of marriage.Hilty and the former Jane Weis were married Nov. 25, 1971, at St. Mary&...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Stop comparing

Stop comparing

Q. The holidays are coming up and it’s tradition that we all congregate at my partner’s parents’ home. They always invite his ex-wif...

December 4th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Michael Reagan: Thank God, mom didn’t think like ‘Dr. Sotomayor’

Michael Reagan: Thank God, mom didn’t think like ‘Dr. Sotomayor’

The world is still COVID crazy.With their vaccine mandates, passports and mistreatment of the unvaccinated, free countries like Australia and Canada a...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Letterr: Post Office has staffing issue

I am responding to the article on the Dec. 1 front page of The Lima News entitled, “Snail mail? Slow and delayed deliveries en route.”Bein...

December 4th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

When our 2-year-old dog sits still, he’s often mistaken for an oversized stuffed animal.He’s a white-and-brown “Goldendoodle,”...

December 4th, 2021 |  


At 38 years old I discovered I’m black.I love Lima’s small-town feel, but the thinking that I could possibly settle here has caused me gre...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Reghan Winkler: If you want to travel, go — just know your risks

Reghan Winkler: If you want to travel, go — just know your risks

With Thanksgiving travel concerns in the rearview mirror, the next travel portion of the holiday season now looms on the horizon for many of us.Also o...

December 4th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Willow Creek is bright and spacious

Willow Creek is bright and spacious

While the view from the street is striking, the interior view is nothing short of breathtaking.The Willow Creek has the look of a contemporary ranch-s...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Overcoming bias in home appraisals starts with the appraisers

Overcoming bias in home appraisals starts with the appraisers

Home appraisers have gotten an unusual amount of attention recently thanks to a surge in coverage about racial disparities in home valuations.There...

December 4th, 2021 |  


From transitory to entrenched — inflation and expectations

From transitory to entrenched — inflation and expectations

Words matter in the investing world. So does data.Investors will be measuring one with the other on Friday in the week ahead with the November release...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Tuttle Construction wins ‘Build Ohio’ award

Tuttle Construction wins ‘Build Ohio’ award

LIMA — Tuttle Construction was recognized by the Build Ohio awards for its construction of the Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Graduation Medical ...

December 4th, 2021 |  


‘Their goal is to bleed owners dry.’

‘Their goal is to bleed owners dry.’

When Martin Kessler moved to the Solivita development in Poinciana, Florida in 2008, he says he quickly realized it was a big mistake. This was the fi...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Environmental group, California ranch agree on plan

Environmental group, California ranch agree on plan

LOS ANGELES — One of Southern California’s longest running development battles ended this week after two decades when an environmental gro...

December 4th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio deputy asks to move Casey Goodson case to federal court

Ohio deputy asks to move Casey Goodson case to federal court

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio sheriff’s deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murde...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Cincinnati council member enters plea in deleted texts case

Cincinnati council member enters plea in deleted texts case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati city council member accused of felony tampering with records for allegedly deleting text messages related to an o...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Ohio priest pleads guilty to raping altar boy

Ohio priest pleads guilty to raping altar boy

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Ohio on Thursday pleaded guilty to raping an altar boy during a three-year period in the late 1980s...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Late state veterinarian led Ohio through wild animal crisis

Late state veterinarian led Ohio through wild animal crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a job where pigs, cattle and sheep dominated, longtime Ohio state veterinarian Tony Forshey was thrust outside even his cons...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Baby David’s giant battle:

Baby David’s giant battle:

Last Thanksgiving, baby David Detwiler had just gotten home from what would be a small break in a 4-month-long hospital stay through the holidays afte...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Ohio court to hear NASCAR challenge of tax on broadcasts

Ohio court to hear NASCAR challenge of tax on broadcasts

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in a case involving the state’s attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its ...

November 30th, 2021 |