NEWS


Blood donation scheduled in Delphos

Blood donation scheduled in Delphos

DELPHOS — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 at Eagles Delphos, 1600 E. 5th St., Delphos.&...

October 27th, 2021 |  


Blood donation scheduled in Columbus Grove

Blood donation scheduled in Columbus Grove

COLUMBUS GROVE— There will be a blood donation opportunity from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2 at Columbus Grove High School, 201 W. Cro...

October 27th, 2021 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE400 block of South Rosedale Avenue, Lima — A hit-and-run traffic accident was investigated Tuesday.South Main Street at West Market S...

October 27th, 2021 |  


Cairo, Monroe Township drop-off recycling scheduled

Cairo, Monroe Township drop-off recycling scheduled

MONROE TOWNSHIP — Drop-off recycling for the residents of Cairo and Monroe Township will be from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 on South Wall ...

October 27th, 2021 |  


Photos: Freedom students celebrate trunk or treat

Photos: Freedom students celebrate trunk or treat

Students of Freedom Elementary School in Lima walk through the school’s parking lot dressed in costumes to get their Halloween treats. .neFileBl...

October 27th, 2021 |  


Lima woman dies in crash after Lima Police pursuit

Lima woman dies in crash after Lima Police pursuit

LIMA — A Lima woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Koop Road Tuesday morning.According to the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patro...

October 27th, 2021 updated: October 27th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Elida defeats Celina in volleyball district

Roundup: Elida defeats Celina in volleyball district

LEIPSIC — Elida eliminated top seed Celina 25-16, 25-23, 25-18 Tuesday night to reach the Division II volleyball district final.Kylie Vorhees ha...

October 26th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Ottoville edges LCC in double OT

Ottoville edges LCC in double OT

OTTOVILLE – Ottoville’s Dani Swint found herself in the right place at the right time as the Big Green junior punched in a shot that caree...

October 26th, 2021 updated: October 27th, 2021. |  


Boys soccer: Shawnee edges Kenton

Boys soccer: Shawnee edges Kenton

ELIDA — When playing in a district semifinal, you should expect a battle and that is what Shawnee and Kenton waged Tuesday night.The game, accor...

October 26th, 2021 updated: October 27th, 2021. |  


Ohio State football: Don’t sleep on Penn State, Day says

Ohio State football: Don’t sleep on Penn State, Day says

COLUMBUS – Ohio State’s game against Penn State on Saturday night at Ohio Stadium looked like it was going to one of the top games of the ...

October 26th, 2021 |  


Final high school football poll released

Final high school football poll released

High SchoolFootballCOLUMBUS — Columbus Grove, after completing its undefeated season with a win over Bluffton Friday, jumped one spot to No. 3 i...

October 25th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Bengals off to best start in 6 years after rout of Ravens

Bengals off to best start in 6 years after rout of Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati safety Jessie Bates III had a message for reporters waiting outside the locker room after the Bengals’ bigges...

October 25th, 2021 |  


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Reminisce: Rise and fall of Lima Dime Savings Bank

Reminisce: Rise and fall of Lima Dime Savings Bank

Lima’s newest bank did a “thriving first day of a business” when it opened its doors at 130 S. Main St. on a Saturday morning 100 ye...

October 26th, 2021 |  


Trick-or-treat times in 2021 in the Lima region

Trick-or-treat times in 2021 in the Lima region

Thursday, Oct. 28Ada: 5:30-7:30 p.m.Alger: 6-7:30 p.m.American Township/Elida: 5-7 p.m.Bath Township: 6-8 p.m.Beaverdam: 6-8 p.m.Bluffton: 6-7:30 p.m....

October 25th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTIONThe Brides of Maracoor by Gregory MaguireAs the mainland of Maracoor sustains an assault by a foreign navy, the island’s civil-servant ov...

October 24th, 2021 |  


Evereve opens new flagship store with double the sales space

Evereve opens new flagship store with double the sales space

EDINA, Minn. — Evereve’s new flagship store in the 50th and France shopping district is designed to emphasize how customers can connect wi...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Two weddings and a funeral

Two weddings and a funeral

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I’m traveling cross-country for a wedding. But, sadly, I now learn that a funeral service for a dear friend is also sch...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Online boutique aimed at cancer survivor needs

Online boutique aimed at cancer survivor needs

PITTSBURGH — When Lisa Lurie endured chemotherapy, a double mastectomy without reconstruction, the removal of lymph nodes in her arms and the re...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Letter: Newspaper goes easy on Sharetta

Letter: Newspaper goes easy on Sharetta

Why does The Lima News continue to permit Sharetta Smith to excuse getting sued many times?She claims the lawsuits were for medical bills and other it...

October 26th, 2021 |  


Letter: Answer clear in Shawnee

Letter: Answer clear in Shawnee

I live in the Shawnee School District and was not aware of any forum that would have given the parents a chance to ask questions. So, I sent school bo...

October 26th, 2021 |  


Letter: Sharetta Smith earns my vote

Letter: Sharetta Smith earns my vote

I have had multiple occasions to work with Sharetta Smith while on City Council. I am continuously impressed by her professionalism, studiousness, and...

October 26th, 2021 |  


Holy Cow! History: Meet the real Ichabod Crane

Holy Cow! History: Meet the real Ichabod Crane

A cool, crisp late October night. A haunting moon shining down as a breeze rattles the bare tree limbs. It’s the ideal time to curl up and revis...

October 26th, 2021 |  


Column: On many policies, there’s more bipartisanship than you’d think

Column: On many policies, there’s more bipartisanship than you’d think

Active social media users are likely to assure you that bipartisanship is dead — and for good reason. These platforms have ensured that the most...

October 26th, 2021 |  


John Grindrod: Here’s to the perfect wing person

John Grindrod: Here’s to the perfect wing person

In late April, Michael Collins passed away. Collins is such a common name that there were probably those who may not have placed Collins in the histor...

October 26th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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St. Rita’s cardiovascular, pulmonary program certified by AACVPR

St. Rita’s cardiovascular, pulmonary program certified by AACVPR

LIMA — Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center’s cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation program was recently certified by the Am...

October 26th, 2021 |  


Smith named chief medical officer for Blanchard Valley Health System

Smith named chief medical officer for Blanchard Valley Health System

FINDLAY — Dr. Renee Smith has been named chief medical officer for Blanchard Valley Health System, the health system announced last week.Smith p...

October 26th, 2021 |  


Homebuyer ‘love letters’ may stir bias

Homebuyer ‘love letters’ may stir bias

Several years ago, Kristine Chadwick and her family were trying to buy a house in Eugene, Oregon. The market was competitive, so her agent suggested s...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


What can neighbors do about hoarder’s unkempt home?

What can neighbors do about hoarder’s unkempt home?

Q: A resident of our community is a hoarder and does not maintain his home. We are concerned that the condition of his home will attract pests and cau...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Held up at nation’s shipping ports:

Held up at nation’s shipping ports:

Go back just a year ago and it wouldn’t have mattered that three 40-foot corrugated metal shipping containers stuffed with thousands of ugly hol...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


What’s in a name? It shouldn’t matter to Facebook shareholders

What’s in a name? It shouldn’t matter to Facebook shareholders

Facebook, by any other name, has a problem. It’s not a profit growth problem – at least not right now. It is a bruised and battered corpor...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio sees more deaths than births in 2020

Ohio sees more deaths than births in 2020

COLUMBUS — For the first time in state history, Ohio recorded more deaths than births last year, a development experts say was expedited by COVI...

October 26th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


How mental illness law is changing Ohio death row

How mental illness law is changing Ohio death row

COLUMBUS — A new Ohio law prohibiting the execution of people who had severe mental illness at the time of their crime has begun seeing its firs...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


A look at Ohio bills aimed at restricting teaching of racism

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A pair of Republican-backed bills in the Ohio House would restrict how the topic of racism is taught in K-12 schools as part of...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Charges dropped against longtime inmate in shaken baby case

Charges dropped against longtime inmate in shaken baby case

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio woman who has spent nearly two decades in prison on charges of killing a baby in her care could be released as soon as ...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Removing obscenities from vanity plates will take time

Removing obscenities from vanity plates will take time

Removing the flipping obscenities from license plates on Maine’s roads and highways isn’t going to happen overnight, even though a law ban...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missio...

October 17th, 2021 |