NEWS


Vantage students receive CDL

Vantage students receive CDL

VAN WERT — Several students in the senior Ag and Industrial Power Technology and senior Construction Equipment Technology program at Vantage Car...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


New Bremen student studies abroad

New Bremen student studies abroad

MARION, IN. — Paige Kuck of New Bremen will study abroad in Zambia for nursing during the summer of 2019 to experience the culture and learn how...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Vantage awards seniors

Vantage awards seniors

VAN WERT — Vantage Career Center recently held an awards ceremony to honor graduating seniors.Winning the Robert C. Stevens Scholarship was Lind...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Horstman makes dean’s list

Horstman makes dean’s list

CLARKSVILLE, TN. — Austin Peay State University has released its spring dean’s list. On the list from the area was Jacob Horstman of Lima....

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Local students graduate from Manchester University

Local students graduate from Manchester University

NORTH MANCHESTER, IN. — Manchester University recently held its graduation.Those receiving degrees from the area include Maria Fleming, of Bluff...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Dean’s list revealed at Ohio Dominican University

Dean’s list revealed at Ohio Dominican University

COLUMBUS — The spring semester dean’s list is out at Ohio Dominican University.Area student who made the list include Raymond Voorhees and...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Beilein plans Cavaliers ‘renaissance’

Beilein plans Cavaliers ‘renaissance’

INDEPENDENCE — High on a wall and across the courts from where John Beilein was sitting, the Cavaliers’ basketball history stared the new ...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Recker named top PCL player

Kalida’s Owen Recker was named the Putnam County League Player of the Year for the second year in a row and Columbus Groves’ Eric Naughton...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Larson looking for turnaround after All-Star success

Larson looking for turnaround after All-Star success

Eds: With AP Photos.CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson was among NASCAR’s rising young stars in 2017 with four victories and his second stra...

May 20th, 2019 |  


The past. The future. The present.

The past. The future. The present.

It seems weekly that I catch somebody looking at a glass enclosed plaque at 20th Century. Often in those conversations there will be opinion given tha...

May 20th, 2019 |  


A’s beat Indians 6-4

A’s beat Indians 6-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brett Anderson left in the sixth inning with a cervical strain, and the Oakland Athletics hung on to beat the Cleveland Indians...

May 20th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 20 — Courtney and Matt Popiel, Lakeview, girl; Stephanie Saine and Matthew Smith, Lima, boy; Sh...

May 21st, 2019 |  


‘Game of Thrones’ airs finale

‘Game of Thrones’ airs finale

LOS ANGELES — Winter has come and winter has gone, the last of the heads have been lopped off and the last of the dragon fire has been spit as &...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 15 — Meisha and Alberto Osorio, Wapkoneta, girl.May 17 — Courtney Quintana and Nathan Thu...

May 20th, 2019 |  


‘John Wick 3’ dethrones ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with $57 million

‘John Wick 3’ dethrones ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with $57 million

LOS ANGELES — The box office has a new king and his name is John Wick. The third installment of the hyper violent Keanu Reeves franchise has tak...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Mary and Morris Lehman

Mary and Morris Lehman

CRIDERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Morris Lehman will celebrate 70 years of marriage this year.Lehman and the former Mary Turner were married May 21, 1...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Norma and Kenny Mullett

Norma and Kenny Mullett

CONTINENTAL — Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Mullett celebrated 50 years of marriage on May 17 by going out to eat for dinner.Mullett and the former Norma M...

May 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Glenn Mollette: Graduation time in America

Glenn Mollette: Graduation time in America

Everyone looks forward to graduation. For the high school senior it seemed like the day would never come. The college graduate breathes a sigh of reli...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Roses to the concert band

Letter: Roses to the concert band

Wow! A whole bouquet of 70 roses, one for each member of the Lima Area Concert Band which gave an outstanding performance recently at the Civic Center...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Mom, doctors saved my life

Letter: Mom, doctors saved my life

I would like to thank The Lima News for publishing a story (A Stefanie Spielman champion – published May 10) on my mother, Patricia Carter, for ...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Print it and we’ll decide

Letter: Print it and we’ll decide

I recently read articles on the Opinion page by Leonard Pitts and Michael Reagan labeled “Their view.” At the end of Michael Reagan’...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: A cat shouldn’t get the bird

Letter: A cat shouldn’t get the bird

It’s a wonderful time of the year, with baby birds leaving their nests and learning how to fly. But unfortunately, it’s easy for cats to c...

May 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Total Revolution brings Jui-Jitsu to Lima

Total Revolution brings Jui-Jitsu to Lima

LIMA — Tucked behind a Dollar General store in a strip mall along Cable Road is a little-known mixed martial arts studio, Total Revolution Fitne...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Allen County’s jobless rate reaches record low

Allen County’s jobless rate reaches record low

LIMA — April was another record-breaking month for northwest Ohio.Allen County’s jobless rate fell to 3% in April, breaking the previous r...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks

Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks

LIMA — Production is ramping up at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center as the tank plant prepares to deliver the first brigade of M1A2 SEPv3 ...

May 21st, 2019 updated: May 21st, 2019. |  


Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 20th, 2019. |  


Olsson leaving The Lima News for role with Greater Lima Region Inc.

Olsson leaving The Lima News for role with Greater Lima Region Inc.

LIMA — The publisher of The Lima News will leave the newspaper at the end of the month and join Greater Lima Region Inc. as vice president for c...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 20th, 2019. |  


Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

The love affair between President Donald Trump and rural America has always made sense to me.When I covered the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump ofte...

May 18th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union has cut ties with the United Methodist Church over the denomination’s recent bans on gay clergy a...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

COLUMBUS — A bill working its way through the state legislature seeks to prevent a death sentence for killers with a “serious mental illne...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

ATHENS — Fraternity brothers at Ohio University whipped their pledges with belts, pelted them with eggs and forced them to chug a large bottle o...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

MASSILLON — Historical sites do their best to be prepared in case of an emergency.When area museum professionals learned a fire had broken out i...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

COLUMBUS — City and county land banks across the state are pushing Ohio legislators to approve $50 million to demolish empty commercial and indu...

May 16th, 2019 |  


Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

CLEVELAND — A panel of physicians recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disord...

May 9th, 2019 |