NEWS


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Dougie John’s Pizza opens in Ottawa

Dougie John’s Pizza opens in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Dougie John’s Pizza opened a location in Ottawa Tuesday and employees have been so busy keeping up with orders, the business has ...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Wapak Theatre Arts Group presenting Murder at the Luau

Wapak Theatre Arts Group presenting Murder at the Luau

WAPAKONETA — The Wapak Theatre Arts Group will present Murder at the Luau at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Eagles, 25 E. Auglaize St., Wapak...

April 19th, 2019 |  


ArtSpace/Lima hosting ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

ArtSpace/Lima hosting ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

LIMA — “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” a musical event tracing the development of African American music, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Housing development proposed at Lost Creek Golfers Club

Housing development proposed at Lost Creek Golfers Club

BATH TOWNSHIP — A new housing development is planned to replace the 111 acres of the Lost Creek Golfers Club with mid-range, or “workforce...

April 19th, 2019 |  


20 years after Columbine: Polls show parents’ growing fears of school dangers

20 years after Columbine: Polls show parents’ growing fears of school dangers

The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings.Two decades later, polls consistently capture grow...

April 19th, 2019 updated: 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 |  


SPORTS


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Blue Jackets back at work
Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News....

April 19th, 2019 |  


Right place at the right time

Right place at the right time

The old adage of being in the right place at the right time has been a boon for myself and members of my family while viewing wildlife.I have been spe...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Girls high school basketball: New Ottoville coach knows tradition

Girls high school basketball: New Ottoville coach knows tradition

OTTOVILLE – It’s not the family business but Ottoville High School’s girls basketball program feels like family to its new coach, Mi...

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


Roundup: Bluffton’s Schaadt records perfect game in softball

Roundup: Bluffton’s Schaadt records perfect game in softball

BLUFFTON — Libby Schaadt (12-1) allowed no hits or walks while striking out 11 in throwing a perfect five-inning game for the host Pirates in a ...

April 18th, 2019 updated: April 19th, 2019. |  


High school track and field: Wapakoneta’s Redskin Relays offer change of pace

High school track and field: Wapakoneta’s Redskin Relays offer change of pace

WAPAKONETA — Sometimes a change in the routine can be a good thing.Thursday’s Wapakoneta Redskin Relays at Harmon Field provided that reli...

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


Lima Senior grad Simpson named Michigan’s MVP

Lima Senior grad Simpson named Michigan’s MVP

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Xavier Simpson has been named the Most Valuable Player of Michigan’s men’s basketball team.The Lima Senior High S...

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


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Johnny Appleseed Parks hosting back-to-back spring activities

Johnny Appleseed Parks hosting back-to-back spring activities

LIMA — The Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District will provide two opportunities to enjoy spring this weekend with a Good Friday Hike and a...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 17 — Angela Lehman and Jay Swink, Lima, boy; Rachel and Ryan Robey, Delphos, boy. .neFileBlock...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Living with one kidney

Quinn on Nutrition: Living with one kidney

A reader who read a recent column about caring for our kidneys, writes: “I did not realize that the kidneys provided so much to our bodies. My g...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

LONDON — Celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the Monty Python comedy classic “Life of Brian” are being somewhat overshadowed by...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 16 — Katlin and Micah Brown, Elida, boy; Ashley Kitchen and Joseph Estle, Delphos, girl; Brean...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Christopher Stark Wood

Christopher Stark Wood

LIMA — It was April 1824, and Christopher Stark Wood was on the move.Wood was always on the move; had been since picking up his Kentucky long ri...

April 17th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


OPINION


Cal Thomas: Let communities that support immigrant detainees take them in

Cal Thomas: Let communities that support immigrant detainees take them in

In the category of Mad magazine’s “scenes we’d like to see,” comes President Trump’s threat to transport migrants to cit...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Kathleen Parker: Really? Tankers of water …

Kathleen Parker: Really? Tankers of water …

WASHINGTON — At least he recognized the urgency.As the world gasped in horror at the sight of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral burning in a cat...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: RTA not perfect, but its helpful

Letter: RTA not perfect, but its helpful

I am writing about the current ACRTA tax that we will vote on in May.When ACRTA started this program I was a proponent against it. My son is special n...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Libs live a life of total hypocrisy

Letter: Libs live a life of total hypocrisy

The recent shift of the Democrat party to the far left has me wondering what type of person would still support them.• First: You would have to ...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: A sweet for the sweet tooth

Letter: A sweet for the sweet tooth

After reading the feature story on the Ark of Sweet, I felt compelled to share some information to my fellow “penuche lovers.”I found a st...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Heidi Stevens: Most of us don’t tip our hotel housekeepers

Heidi Stevens: Most of us don’t tip our hotel housekeepers

Here’s a small, easy way to make the world a tiny bit better: Tip your hotel housekeeper.Most of us — around 70 percent of hotel guests &#...

April 19th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Land transfers, April 11-17
12:55 pm
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K&M Tire set to add 20 new jobs
Ohio’s milking business going dry

Ohio’s milking business going dry

LOUISVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A dairy farm operated for four generations by one Ohio family is set to run dry.Dwight Raber, of Raber Dairy Farms in no...

April 17th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

LAS VEGAS — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activistR...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Honda opens $1.9 million training center

BELLEFONTAINE — Honda of America Mfg. has opened a 40,000 square-foot training center in Bellefontaine to help train new production associates.T...

April 15th, 2019 |  


First National Bank marks 100-year anniversary

First National Bank marks 100-year anniversary

PANDORA — First National Bank of Pandora was chartered 100 years ago on April 23, an occasion which the community bank is celebrating throughout...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Farming for the next generation

Farming for the next generation

WAYNESFIELD — Brothers Lee and Brandon Turner are springing into their first fiscal year operating Scioto Prairie Farms in Auglaize County. Alth...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 100 Ohio Farm Bureau members, many of them farmers, visited Capitol Hill to speak with their district representativ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


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 |  


Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

PORTSMOUTH — A man already convicted in three slayings and serving a life sentence has pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated murder and other c...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How might Ohio better regulate hospitals following allegations that an intensive care doctor ordered excessive painkiller ...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — While questions remain about whether sports betting can be legalized in Ohio without a statewide vote, competing proposals i...

April 17th, 2019 |