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Bluffton planning commission to meet

Bluffton planning commission to meet

BLUFFTON — The Village of Bluffton planning commission will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 at Town Hall, 154 N. Main St., Bluffton. .neFileBloc...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Schreiber named ‘Top Cop’ by MADD

Schreiber named ‘Top Cop’ by MADD

LIMA — Trooper Brandon Schreiber from the Lima Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol was honored Tuesday by Mothers Against Drunk Driving in a c...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Allen County Republicans plan debate watch party in Lima

Allen County Republicans plan debate watch party in Lima

LIMA — The Allen County Republican Party will sponsor a presidential debate watch party at 8:30 p.m. today at the Trump Event Center, 2062 Cable...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Bluffton pathway board to meet

Bluffton pathway board to meet

BLUFFTON — The Village of Bluffton Pathway Board will meet at noon Thursday, Oct. 1 via Zoom. Email Jesse Blackburn at blackburnj@bluffton-ohio....

September 29th, 2020 |  


Suicide prevention stressed in Auglaize County

Suicide prevention stressed in Auglaize County

ST. MARYS — The Auglaize County Suicide Prevention coalition and Prevention Awareness Support Services dedicated suicide prevention signage at G...

September 29th, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: Decades later, the wistfulness of the yearbook

John Grindrod: Decades later, the wistfulness of the yearbook

Of all the books I once used during my high school years, the textbooks and the paperbacks, there was one, especially during my senior year, that matt...

September 29th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Girls golf: LCC claims sectional crown

Girls golf: LCC claims sectional crown

KALIDA — Lima Central Catholic, as expected, dominated the Division II girls golf sectional tournament at Moose Landing Country Club, the first ...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Nicholas Goldberg: Tuesday’s presidential debate will test Trump’s assertions about Biden’s mental state

President Donald Trump’s attacks on Joe Biden’s mental state are detestable.But they’re also effective. With the president pounding ...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Bluffton girls captures NWC title

High SchoolGirls SoccerBluffton 5, Ada 0Ada — Bluffton captured the Northwest Conference title after beating Ada and going 5-0 on the season. Th...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Kalida notches ninth straight PCL title

Kalida notches ninth straight PCL title

DELPHOS — The names change but the championships keep coming.It was close and Kalida needed a scorecard playoff to beat Ottovile, but the Wildca...

September 28th, 2020 updated: September 28th, 2020. |  


Pocket Aces: Bieber, Cole square off in Game 1

Pocket Aces: Bieber, Cole square off in Game 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber’s first playoff appearance for Cleveland will come against the team that personifies postseason baseball exc...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Early results: Browns, Garrett off to flying start in 2020

Early results: Browns, Garrett off to flying start in 2020

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett vowed to put the past — and a regrettable incident — behind him. This was going to be a different sea...

September 28th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 24 — Jacqlyn Fitzgerald and LeShane Guire, Lima, girl.Sept. 25 — Charlotte and Ervin Purdy, Lima, boy; M...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Get This: Brown bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo, kills popular alpaca

Get This: Brown bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo, kills popular alpaca

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A wild brown bear tunneled under perimeter fencing and killed a popular alpaca at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, official...

September 27th, 2020 |  


Visits from presidents

Visits from presidents

Many United States presidents have come through Allen County:• Feb. 23, 1860: Candidate Abraham Lincoln’s train passed through Lima.•...

September 26th, 2020 |  


25 people who made Allen County a better place

25 people who made Allen County a better place

Many, many people made an impact on the growth of this county. Here is a quick look at some of them.• Dr. Samuel A. Baxter studied under Dr. Wil...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Famous sons and daughters

Famous sons and daughters

From war heroes to Nobel Prize winners, Allen County has quite a list of people who have become famous. Here are some of them:• U.S. Sen. Calvin...

September 26th, 2020 updated: September 29th, 2020. |  


Leisure pursuits show the culture of the area

Leisure pursuits show the culture of the area

As hard as citizens worked on making Allen County into a hub of progress and industry, they also keenly pursued leisure time activities. Whether desir...

September 26th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: Stop talking, show me

Letter: Stop talking, show me

Some of Anthony D’Aquanni’s final words as family members said their final goodbyes were “everyone keeps telling me that they love m...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: 275 words to describe Trump

Letter: 275 words to describe Trump

I am pondering how to express my viewpoint in the 2020 presidential election with The Lima News’ 275-word limit in the Your View feature? ItR...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: Electoral College much needed

Letter: Electoral College much needed

After reading the letter by Linda Chartrand in The Lima News I think she might do well to take another look at both the issues and the person with wh0...

September 29th, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: Decades later, the wistfulness of the yearbook

John Grindrod: Decades later, the wistfulness of the yearbook

Of all the books I once used during my high school years, the textbooks and the paperbacks, there was one, especially during my senior year, that matt...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Nicholas Goldberg: Tuesday’s presidential debate will test Trump’s assertions about Biden’s mental state

President Donald Trump’s attacks on Joe Biden’s mental state are detestable.But they’re also effective. With the president pounding ...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Noah Feldman: Amy Coney Barrett deserves to be on the Supreme Court

Noah Feldman: Amy Coney Barrett deserves to be on the Supreme Court

Like many other liberals, I’m devastated by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, which opened the way for President Donald Trump to nomina...

September 28th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Lima Memorial recognized for lung cancer efforts

LIMA — A lung cancer research foundation has recognized Lima Memorial Health System for its efforts to improve the lives of lung cancer patients...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, Sept. 17-23

Land transfers, Sept. 17-23

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 17 through Sept. 23. Figures reflect ...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Cheryl Parson: Scammers use current events against victims

Cheryl Parson: Scammers use current events against victims

Confusion! It is a scammer’s best tool. It allows them to muddy the facts surrounding a situation enough to take advantage of the public. For ex...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Latta earns ‘Energy Champion’ award from AEA

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Energy Alliance has recognized U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, for his votes to support market-oriented ener...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Sept. 181, 2020:Lender ` 30-year rate ` 15-year rateFirst Nat...

September 26th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Governor: 10 p.m. alcohol ban under review, other aid on way

Governor: 10 p.m. alcohol ban under review, other aid on way

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s ban on alcohol sales after 10 p.m. is under review and aid could be on the way to small businesses hurt ...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Ohio’s Medicaid program to expand behavioral-health services for high-need children

Ohio’s Medicaid program to expand behavioral-health services for high-need children

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Ohio’s Medicaid system is set to expand access to behavioral-health services for thousands of children as part of the state...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Activist accused of spending donated money for personal use

Activist accused of spending donated money for personal use

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An activist is accused of spending for personal use some $200,000 in donations to what was represented as a Black Lives Matt...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Latest poll shows Ohio deadlocked in presidential race

Latest poll shows Ohio deadlocked in presidential race

With the first presidential debate set to take place in the state on Tuesday, the latest polling finds the race for Ohio’s 18 electoral votes in...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Web show, podcast brings stories of people with disabilities to life

Web show, podcast brings stories of people with disabilities to life

COLUMBUS — Ohio DD Talks is the newest web series and podcast launched by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council. This new podcast and vide...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Ohio AG files lawsuit to stop money flowing from HB 6

Ohio AG files lawsuit to stop money flowing from HB 6

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost entered the ring over the state’s recently passed nuclear bailout bill, filing a civil lawsuit ...

September 26th, 2020 |