NEWS


6:24 pm |      
P&G invests in Lima plant
Columbus Grove Board of Education to meet

Columbus Grove Board of Education to meet

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Columbus Grove Local Schools Board will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the school, 201 W. Cross St., Columbus Grove. ....

December 12th, 2019 |  


VFW hosting fish fry

VFW hosting fish fry

LIMA — There will be an all-you-can-eat fish fry at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the VFW Post 1275, 124 E. Elm St., Lima.Cost is $9 each until gon...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Portman sponsors bill to fight evictions

Portman sponsors bill to fight evictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an effort to counter evictions that feed into a cycle of poverty for families, Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman on Thursday joine...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Bluffton hosting Holiday at Town Hall

Bluffton hosting Holiday at Town Hall

BLUFFTON — Holiday at Town Hall featuring various local artists will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main St., Blu...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: Santa will see you now

Lori Borgman: Santa will see you now

I-PASS is the nifty system where you stick a gizmo to the windshield of your car and automatically pay tolls from an online account, which lets you fo...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Lima Neighborhood Concerns Committee to meet

Lima Neighborhood Concerns Committee to meet

LIMA — The City of Lima Neighborhood Concerns Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, in Council Chambers, 50 Town Square, Lima.The ...

December 12th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Bath moves to 7-0 in girls basketball

Roundup: Bath moves to 7-0 in girls basketball

BATH — The Wildkittens moved to 7-0 overall and 2-0 in the Western Buckeye League with a 54-23 girls high school basketball victory Thursday nig...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Burris looks to turn Bath around

Burris looks to turn Bath around

BATH TOWNSHIP – Compete. Compete. Compete.That is the mantra new Bath head coach Adam Burris keeps repeating a number of times while being inter...

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


NWC kicks off conference play

The Northwest Conference kicks off its season this Friday with a host of interesting matchups.Crestview (1-2) and Columbus Grove (2-0) square off in a...

December 11th, 2019 |  


OSU leads pack in Big 10 honors

OSU leads pack in Big 10 honors

Heisman Trophy finalists Justin Fields and Chase Young head an Associated Press All-Big Ten football team dominated by players from conference champio...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Bengals’ Mixon enjoying resurgence as Patriots await

Bengals’ Mixon enjoying resurgence as Patriots await

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Mixon had trouble getting back to the line of scrimmage on many of his carries in the season’s first half, a result ...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Browns’ Mayfield not fueled by college rift with Cards coach

Browns’ Mayfield not fueled by college rift with Cards coach

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield won’t forget what happened between him and Kliff Kingsbury. Some scars remain.However, it appears the Br...

December 11th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Concerts in the Lima area
Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterDec. 11 — Yessenia Rowell-Alvarez and William Rowell, Lima, boy; Sheila Vann and Matt Elston, Delpho...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Mannheim Steamroller, Midtown Men performing holiday hits

Mannheim Steamroller, Midtown Men performing holiday hits

LIMA — Chip Davis’ Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour will be making a mid-week stop through Lima during its 35th-anniversary tour.For th...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Kalia to lead symphony’s holiday program

Kalia to lead symphony’s holiday program

LIMA — For this year’s holiday pops concert, conductor finalist Roger Kalia is focusing on variety.“This is typically a concert that...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Gifts that give back

Quinn on Nutrition: Gifts that give back

And here we are in December. I don’t understand it, but this year — for the first time in a long time — my Christmas shopping has be...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Weinstein reaches $45-million settlement with accusers and creditors

Weinstein reaches $45-million settlement with accusers and creditors

After months of wrangling, infighting and uncertainty, a controversial $45 million settlement was reached between Harvey Weinstein, his former film st...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemDec. 9 — Taylor and Wyatt Heilman, Cairo, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterDec. 10 — Tyra and ...

December 11th, 2019 updated: December 11th, 2019. |  


OPINION


Letter: Only takes a second to ring door bell

Letter: Only takes a second to ring door bell

It’s no wonder packages get stolen, when the delivery guy can’t even take a few seconds to ring the door bell, when he leaves it. We had a...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Larry L. Oatman: Mystery solved? How Bath might have gotten its name

Larry L. Oatman: Mystery solved? How Bath might have gotten its name

On April 14, 1824, a 38-year-old pioneer from Kentucky, named Christopher Stark Wood, was the first white man to clear the area and built a log cabin ...

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


David Pepper: Better answers required on insulin costs

David Pepper: Better answers required on insulin costs

The statistics are grim. Over the past year, 58 million Americans experienced “medication insecurity” — reporting that they could no...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Letter: One more day of Trump-bashing

Letter: One more day of Trump-bashing

Monday, Dec. 9 is another Trump-bashing day for The Lima News’ editorial page. There is nothing new about this, but it is happening more and mor...

December 11th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: For Tim Goodwin, it’s been two amazing decades

John Grindrod: For Tim Goodwin, it’s been two amazing decades

Some years ago, a popular navy-blue T-shirt asked in white letters one simple question, “Got eleven?” It was one worn by Notre Dame footba...

December 11th, 2019 updated: December 11th, 2019. |  


BUSINESS


6:24 pm |    
P&G invests in Lima plant
P&G upgrading Lima facility

P&G upgrading Lima facility

LIMA — Procter & Gamble has completed the first phase of a multi-million-dollar investment at its Lima facility, with improvements such as a...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

WASHINGTON — House Democrats and the White House announced a deal Tuesday on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trum...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Allen Co. JFSnearly readyfor its move

Allen Co. JFSnearly readyfor its move

LIMA — Allen County Department Job & Family Services will be closed Friday, Dec. 20 as staff relocate from their Dixie Highway offices to 95...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Jimmy John’s Harding Highway now open

Jimmy John’s Harding Highway now open

LIMA — Jimmy John’s has opened a second sandwich shop in Lima, this one on Lima’s east end just off Interstate 75.The fast-casual sa...

December 10th, 2019 updated: December 10th, 2019. |  


Holiday spending strategies can backfire

Holiday spending strategies can backfire

Holiday marketers have your number, and they know how to entice you to spend. You try to rein it in. But two favorite strategies can lead to spending ...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Experts: UAW needed big changes in deals

Experts: UAW needed big changes in deals

DETROIT — Nearly 12 weeks after the previous contracts expired between the UAW and the Detroit Three, including a 40-day nationwide strike again...

December 7th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Court won’t halt lawsuits against doctor in murder case

Court won’t halt lawsuits against doctor in murder case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital doctor who pleaded not guilty to murder in 25 patients’ deaths was unsuccessful in his latest bid t...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Portman sponsors bill to fight evictions

Portman sponsors bill to fight evictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an effort to counter evictions that feed into a cycle of poverty for families, Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman on Thursday joine...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Adoptee’s birth certificate reveals he knows birth father

Adoptee’s birth certificate reveals he knows birth father

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Butler always knew he was adopted.His dad, Dennis, would tell him, “Look at all those other kids. They’re so ...

December 11th, 2019 |  


18 voters accused of casting ballots in both Ohio and another state

18 voters accused of casting ballots in both Ohio and another state

Eighteen voters cast ballots in both Ohio and another state in the November 2018 general election, Secretary of State Frank LaRose said Wednesday.He r...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Man sentenced to 6 years for plotting foiled terror attack

Man sentenced to 6 years for plotting foiled terror attack

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of plotting with his girlfriend to obtain guns and explosives for a foiled domestic terror attack at a b...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Gov. DeWine vows to continue ‘wraparound’ funding for school services

Gov. DeWine vows to continue ‘wraparound’ funding for school services

COLUMBUS — In July, Gov. Mike DeWine signed a two-year state budget with $675 million for new “wrap-around” support services for at-...

December 10th, 2019 |