NEWS


Former Senator Joe Schiavoni to keynote Democratic Party luncheon

Former Senator Joe Schiavoni to keynote Democratic Party luncheon

KENTON — Former Ohio State Senator Joe Schiavoni will be the keynote speaker at the Presidents Day Luncheon for the Hardin County Democratic Par...

February 15th, 2019 |  


The Family Sowell performing at Moon City

The Family Sowell performing at Moon City

WAPAKONETA — The Family Sowell will be performing at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Moon City Music and Event Center, 1208 Lunar Drive, Wapakoneta.T...

February 15th, 2019 |  


All invited to participate in Great Backyard Bird Count

All invited to participate in Great Backyard Bird Count

LIMA — All are invited to participate in Tri-Moraine Audubon Society’s Great Backyard Bird Count will be from Feb. 15 to 18.For at least 1...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Real Wheels: In rememberance of his father

Real Wheels: In rememberance of his father

WAPAKONETA — Mike Pearson, of Wapakoneta, brought his 1972 Olds Cutlass to the Westgate Charity Car Show last June. He has owned it since 2001.T...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Car Talk: Some cars are too quiet

Car Talk: Some cars are too quiet

Dear Car Talk: I drive a 2-year-old 2017 Chevy Volt. It has a beeping noise coming from the front end. Any ideas what that may indicate? No message po...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Get your car featured in The Lima News

Get your car featured in The Lima News

GET YOUR CAR FEATUREDThe Lima News publishes photographs of vintage cars, 20 years or older, free of charge in Real Wheels. It is easy to get your car...

February 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Columbus Grove, Bluffton tie for NWC girls basketball championship

Roundup: Columbus Grove, Bluffton tie for NWC girls basketball championship

Columbus Grove and Bluffton earned a share of the Northwest Conference championship in girls high school basketball with victories Thursday night.Colu...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf finishes alone atop WBL

Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf finishes alone atop WBL

WAPAKONETA — The streak continues. Actually, the streaks continue.Ottawa-Glandorf won its fourth consecutive undisputed Western Buckeye League g...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Girls basketball: Kalida goes unblemished in PCL with win against Continental

Girls basketball: Kalida goes unblemished in PCL with win against Continental

KALIDA – It’s been the “next player up” mentality all season long for Kalida.When Kalida’s leading scorer, Abby Wurth, w...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 15th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Crestview prevents Spencerville from earning share of NWC championship

Girls basketball: Crestview prevents Spencerville from earning share of NWC championship

CONVOY — For the second straight season, Crestview has prevented Spencerville from garnering its first Northwest Conference title in girls baske...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 15th, 2019. |  


Columbus Grove eyes fourth straight NWC title

Columbus Grove eyes fourth straight NWC title

COLUMBUS GROVE – With Colmbus Grove’s win over Delphos Jefferson Tuesday, the Bulldogs are one league win away from capturing their fourth...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Farewell to baseball’s greatest ever

Farewell to baseball’s greatest ever

I was 12-years-old when I decided that Frank Robinson was the coolest person on the planet.When I first heard the news that the Hall of Fame baseball ...

February 13th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 14 — Ronnie and Brandon Baker, Wapakoneta, girl; Danielle and Tyler Sparks, Kenton, girl. .neFi...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: If you knead a laugh

Quinn on Nutrition: If you knead a laugh

In spite of the sub-zero cold, at least one reader in Minnesota continues to keep his spirits up. “If you smile while reading this,” he wr...

February 13th, 2019 |  


People magazine names the most stylish stars

People magazine names the most stylish stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They are the A-listers who wow on the red carpet. Ahead of the Academy Awards, People magazine on Wednesday released its list...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 12 — Shelby Newland and Johnathan Croft, Wapakoneta, girl; Halena and Kyle Nolte, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rit...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Remembering Longtown

Remembering Longtown

DARKE COUNTY — Founded two centuries ago in Darke County by a freed slave, Longtown became an island of tolerance in a sea of intolerance, a pla...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Glass houses: London’s Tate Modern wins privacy fight

Glass houses: London’s Tate Modern wins privacy fight

LONDON — A British judge ruled Tuesday that people who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw legal stones, rejecting a claim that a viewing...

February 12th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Answers are in his back yard

Letter: Answers are in his back yard

I read Monday in The Lima News, “Why so much unrest in Europe?”Mike Pompeo leaves Sunday on a five-nation tour of Europe where he will rai...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Commentary: Scaring off Amazon will backfire for the left

Amazon announcing it will not put one of its new North America headquarters in New York City is the latest in a bad run of events that raise the possi...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Letter: Time to pay for tax cut

Letter: Time to pay for tax cut

“The Republicans, supposedly the green-eyeshade party that Americans trust to handle the economy, are at best a pack of incompetents and at wors...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Columbus Dispatch: Good reason for all to embrace Black History Month

Columbus Dispatch: Good reason for all to embrace Black History Month

Every February someone asks, “Why is there a Black History Month? When is ‘White History Month’?”The question isn’t nece...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Raul Ascunce: Distressed wife, and now so is her dining room

Raul Ascunce: Distressed wife, and now so is her dining room

Husbands and wives don’t always agree. (Insert a big fat “duh” here.) Usually the disagreements are small domestic issues about cred...

February 13th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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US expects record domestic oil production in 2019, 2020

US expects record domestic oil production in 2019, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States expects domestic oil production to reach new heights this year and next, and that prices — for both c...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Ike’s Restaurant still closed after license suspension

Ike’s Restaurant still closed after license suspension

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Ike’s Great American Restaurant on Shawnee Road remains closed after the Allen County Board of Health suspended the res...

February 12th, 2019 |  


US stocks surge on US-China trade deal optimism

US stocks surge on US-China trade deal optimism

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday as investors grew more optimistic about the prospects for a resolution to the costly...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Nitza’s boutique to close

Nitza’s boutique to close

LIMA — A retail icon in downtown Lima is closing.Nitza’s Ladies Boutique and Tailor Shop, famous for its window displays in the historic M...

February 12th, 2019 updated: February 12th, 2019. |  


Toys R Us plans second act by holiday season

Toys R Us plans second act by holiday season

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us fans in the U.S. should see the iconic brand re-emerge in some form by this holiday season.Richard Barry, a former Toy...

February 11th, 2019 |  


US stock indexes end mixed ahead of US-China trade talks

US stock indexes end mixed ahead of US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading with a mixed finish Monday as gains in industrial companies, banks and energ...

February 11th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Sherrod Brown defends decision not to endorse Green New Deal

Sherrod Brown defends decision not to endorse Green New Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Sherrod Brown, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, shrugged off arguments from liberals on Tuesday that s...

February 12th, 2019 |  


State transportation director warns of road funding crisis

State transportation director warns of road funding crisis

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s road maintenance and infrastructure are facing an “impending crisis” unless more funding is provided fo...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Study says soccer stadium noise could impact Music Hall

Study says soccer stadium noise could impact Music Hall

CINCINNATI (AP) — A study has found that game day noise from the coming stadium for Cincinnati’s soccer team could disrupt performances an...

February 10th, 2019 |  


Teens’ barn legislation is a years-long lesson in lawmaking

Teens’ barn legislation is a years-long lesson in lawmaking

COLUMBUS (AP) — Spanning more than four years, it’s likely Westerville Central High School’s longest class project ever.But to the f...

February 10th, 2019 |  


VFW post gets first female active member

VFW post gets first female active member

WEST CHESTER — West Chester VFW Post 7696 is pursuing a “recruiting rush” of younger members and has added the first active female i...

February 9th, 2019 |  


Hamilton facility to be first of its kind in North America

Hamilton facility to be first of its kind in North America

HAMILTON — A private investment will enable an indoor farming company to complete its previously announced Hamilton facility, which it says will...

February 9th, 2019 |