NEWS


Ohio is latest state to see GOP-backed voting law rewrite

Ohio is latest state to see GOP-backed voting law rewrite

COLUMBUS — Ohio became the latest state Thursday where Republicans are proposing a significant rewrite of state election laws, an effort that co...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Allen CountyCases ` 11,609 ` +19Deaths ` 231 ` 0Recovered ` 11,074 ` +15Auglaize CountyCases ` 4,884 ` +6Deaths ` 84 ` 0Recovered ` 4,633 ` +4Hardin C...

May 6th, 2021 |  


OPERS offers help to find health plans

OPERS offers help to find health plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state’s largest public pension system on Thursday said it hired an outside contractor to help roughly 500,000 retiree...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: Cool tip for remembering Mother’s Day

Lori Borgman: Cool tip for remembering Mother’s Day

There are always a few taken by surprise by Mother’s Day. Or at least they claim to be taken by surprise.“Mother’s Day, again? Seems...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Lima Senior’s Phillips wins Woolley scholarship

Lima Senior’s Phillips wins Woolley scholarship

LIMA — Lima Senior senior Noah Phillips is the recipient of the Lima Area Concert Band’s Woolley Scholarship after his “nearly flawl...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Weather again postpones paving work on West Market Street

Weather again postpones paving work on West Market Street

LIMA — Due to rain that was expected late Thursday the city of Lima has announced that paving work in the 700 and 800 blocks of West Market Stre...

May 6th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Ohio making another play at legalizing sports betting

Ohio making another play at legalizing sports betting

TOLEDO, Ohio — The latest proposal for legalizing sports betting in Ohio calls for bringing it to casinos, betting shops, sports bars, computers...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Lincolnview shuts out Jefferson, Price fans 20

Lincolnview shuts out Jefferson, Price fans 20

High SchoolBaseballLincolnview 7, Delphos Jefferson 0MIDDLE POINT — Lincolnview’s Landon Price pitched a complete game, 2-hit shutout with...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Joe Rider Horn leaves more than a legacy

Joe Rider Horn leaves more than a legacy

Joe Rider Horn was affectionally known by many as “Grandpa Joe”.A great deal of Horn’s life centered around track and field.For many...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Reds beat White Sox 1-0 in 10 innings

Reds beat White Sox 1-0 in 10 innings

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s Joey Votto fractured thumb during a 10-inning, 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.Votto was hi...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Sigman hired to lead Lima Senior girls basketball team

Sigman hired to lead Lima Senior girls basketball team

LaKeisha White-Sigman has memories of Lima Senior girls basketball going back to 1988 when she was a sophomore there.Now, she’ll be making memor...

May 5th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Does your breastfed baby have a food allergy?

Does your breastfed baby have a food allergy?

When my oldest daughter was a baby, I noticed that each time I’d eat spicy food, she would cry and refuse to nurse. That’s when I learned ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Isolation tough on older adults with dementia

Isolation tough on older adults with dementia

PHILADELPHIA — For the first six months of the pandemic, Kim Boddy could see her mother only through a window.Marguerite Forbes, who has had Alz...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Health tip: Carry around some Cuties

Health tip: Carry around some Cuties

Carry around some Cuties.Peel a small mandarin orange to satisfy your sweet cravings. At less than 40 calories each, they are a perfect portable treat...

May 5th, 2021 updated: May 5th, 2021. |  


Reminisce: Band stand’s prominence in downtown Lima

Reminisce: Band stand’s prominence in downtown Lima

On a blustery March morning 100 years ago, those waiting in the Public Square for a city trolley to take them to the factories of south Lima or the gr...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTIONThe Smash-Up by Ali Benjamin It’s September 2018. In Washington, D.C.,— and in cities and towns across America — women have t...

May 2nd, 2021 |  


Why is there no ham in hamburgers?

Why is there no ham in hamburgers?

NEW YORK — Legend: Genghis Khan came up with an early concept for hamburgers that involved tenderizing meat scraps under the saddles of horses a...

May 1st, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Climate change should bring alarm

Letter: Climate change should bring alarm

I appreciated this paper’s coverage of the recent meeting of Lima League of Women Voters, “Addressing climate change now called win-win.&#...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Analysis: Cheney could be ‘toast’ in fight with Trump over GOP future

Analysis: Cheney could be ‘toast’ in fight with Trump over GOP future

WASHINGTON — House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy wants his party to stand firmly with Donald Trump, despite the former president’s fals...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Phil Hugo: Armchair philosopher reflects on the side effects of life

Phil Hugo: Armchair philosopher reflects on the side effects of life

It’s 11:45 p.m. and I’m winding down my day watching “Gunsmoke” starring James Arness as Matt Dillon, US Marshal. If you watch...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Letter: DeWine has been a leader

Letter: DeWine has been a leader

I would like to say that I am very pleased and proud of the way Gov. DeWine has handled COVID-19. He has been very up front and excellent with the dec...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Column: Speaker of House: Jim Jordan?

Column: Speaker of House: Jim Jordan?

Here’s the headline: Ohio is losing one of its 16 U.S. House seats.Here’s the question: Will anyone notice?After all, because of rigged co...

May 4th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Cooper Farms acquires CW Egg processing plant

Cooper Farms acquires CW Egg processing plant

FORT RECOVERY — Cooper Farms has fully acquired egg processing plant CW Egg, which will change its name to Cooper Farms Liquid Egg Products as p...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


Put in park

Put in park

The global semiconductor chip shortage arguably is unlike anything the automotive industry has weathered. It is poised to drag on for months longer, c...

May 1st, 2021 |  


Pandemic fueled a hot hustle:

Pandemic fueled a hot hustle:

It’s a hustle as old as humankind: Get something on the cheap; persuade someone to take it off your hands for more. After the pandemic shut peop...

May 1st, 2021 |  


Flaming hoverboard could change how Amazon does business

Flaming hoverboard could change how Amazon does business

Should Amazon, which accounts for roughly half of all online sales, be legally and financially responsible for the safety of products sold on the site...

May 1st, 2021 |  


Fewer women returning to work

April was a big month for hiring. At least that is the expectation heading into the monthly employment report due out Friday in the week ahead.While e...

May 1st, 2021 |  


Sunny Veracruz wraps around courtyard

Sunny Veracruz wraps around courtyard

Gridded windows fill all of the gently arched openings in the Veracruz, giving this sun-bright stucco home a breezy Southwest or Mediterranean-style a...

May 1st, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio bill would require recording of suspect interrogations

Ohio bill would require recording of suspect interrogations

COLUMBUS (AP) — Recording the interrogations of individuals in custody and accused of serious crimes like murder or rape would become mandatory ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Grandmother pleads guilty to murder in 5-year-old’s death

Grandmother pleads guilty to murder in 5-year-old’s death

TOLEDO — A woman who initially claimed her grandson had been fatally injured while imitating a superhero has pleaded guilty to murder and child ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Ohio investigates inmate’s homicide inside Chillicothe prison

Ohio investigates inmate’s homicide inside Chillicothe prison

CHILLICOTHE — An inmate was killed by another inmate during an assault in an Ohio prison last month, the State Highway Patrol reported.The attac...

May 5th, 2021 updated: May 5th, 2021. |  


Pureval, Mann advance to Cincinnati mayor general election

Pureval, Mann advance to Cincinnati mayor general election

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval and long-time City Council Member David Mann will advance to the November electi...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Dayton sues air base, defense department for water pollution

Dayton sues air base, defense department for water pollution

DAYTON — The city of Dayton has sued the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the U.S. Department of Defense for failing to stop water contaminan...

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


Westerville hospital won’t release names of officers in shooting

Westerville hospital won’t release names of officers in shooting

COLUMBUS — The names of the hospital officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man in an Ohio emergency room last month won’t be releas...

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