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Suspect in underage sex case ruled competent

Suspect in underage sex case ruled competent

LIMA — An Indiana man charged with engaging in sex acts with an underage boy has been found competent to stand trial.A report issued by the Fore...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Jail, probation ordered for Spencerville woman in dog’s death

Jail, probation ordered for Spencerville woman in dog’s death

LIMA — A Spencerville woman who allowed a dog in her care to starve to death was sentenced Monday to 25 days in jail and two years on probation....

November 30th, 2020 updated: November 30th, 2020. |  


Allen County Agricultural Society sets 2021 annual meeting, voting

Allen County Agricultural Society sets 2021 annual meeting, voting

LIMA — The Allen County Agricultural Society Senior Fair Board will hold its voting from 1 to 7 p.m. and its annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesd...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Get This: Storms, broken plane force layover for turtles

Get This: Storms, broken plane force layover for turtles

BOSTON — They might have gotten there faster by walking, but at any rate, these endangered turtles had a lot to be thankful for on Thanksgiving....

November 30th, 2020 |  


Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Monday, Nov. 30.The first-ever Mercy Health Bright Nights Drive-thru Spectacular was a big h...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Allen County Fairgrounds light display gets people in Christmas spirit

Allen County Fairgrounds light display gets people in Christmas spirit

LIMA — The first-ever Mercy Health Bright Nights Drive-thru Spectacular was a big hit on its opening weekend at the Allen County Fairgrounds.She...

November 29th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Browns find a way to win, raise record to 8-3

Browns find a way to win, raise record to 8-3

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Cleveland Browns can sum up their week in one word: survival.They managed to overcome key injuries, COVID-19 issue...

November 29th, 2020 |  


Burrow-less Bengals lose to Giants’ back-up quarterback

Burrow-less Bengals lose to Giants’ back-up quarterback

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals started the season with a hot-shot rookie quarterback and lots of hope.Now they’re going with a q...

November 29th, 2020 |  


What happens next at Ohio State?

What happens next at Ohio State?

What’s next for Ohio State football? That’s a good question.Even the people making the decisions aren’t sure whether the trail ahead...

November 29th, 2020 |  


Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Saturday, Nov. 28

Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Saturday, Nov. 28

BoysAnna 70, Sidney Lehman 33Ansonia 46, Yellow Springs 33Antwerp 71, Paulding 33Bradford 58, Houston 36Caledonia River Valley 70, Bellville Clear For...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Tip Off: Shawnee overwhelms LCC

Tip Off: Shawnee overwhelms LCC

It is called the Mercy Health Tip-off Tournament but this year it could have been called the Shawnee show no mercy tournament after the Indians capped...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Girls basketball roundup: Bath defeats Columbus Grove to stay unbeaten

Girls basketball roundup: Bath defeats Columbus Grove to stay unbeaten

BATH TOWNSHIP — Bath moved to 3-0 on the season with a 48-32 girls high school basketball victory Saturday against Columbus Grove.Esther Bolon h...

November 28th, 2020 |  


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Louise and Robert Miller

Louise and Robert Miller

OTTOVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Miller are celebrating 65 years of marriage with a private celebration.Miller and the former Louise A. Horstm...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Patricia and Orley Matson

Patricia and Orley Matson

CLOVERDALE — Mr. and Mrs. Orley Matson are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A celebration is planned for summer.Matson and the former Patricia ...

November 28th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: The few, the proud, the friends

David Trinko: The few, the proud, the friends

Facebook says I have 478 friends. Reality tells me that number is much smaller, and I’ll always be grateful for those five.I know society puts g...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Many turn to real Christmas trees

Many turn to real Christmas trees

PORTLAND, Ore. — Ani Sirois, a respiratory nurse, has spent months caring for coronavirus patients at a Portland, Oregon, hospital, and she̵...

November 28th, 2020 |  


The pandemic is changing Hollywood, maybe forever

The pandemic is changing Hollywood, maybe forever

NEW YORK — “No New ‘Movies’ Till Influenza Ends” blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly sec...

November 27th, 2020 |  


Wanted: Your Christmas decor

Wanted: Your Christmas decor

Christmas decorations are popping up in front yards, and Christmas trees are twinkling in front windows. Maybe we have some extra time this year or ju...

November 26th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Misinformation about solar project

Misinformation about solar project

I am writing this letter not as a CEO, but as an energy professional with 40 years dedicated to advancing energy technology to power our world. I̵...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Flynn pardon not about mercy

Of course Donald Trump, who has repeatedly abused his boundless clemency power to reward friends and political allies and protect himself, pardoned Mi...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Opinion: Lack of trust may be death of us

Opinion: Lack of trust may be death of us

There is a trust deficit in this country, and it may kill a lot of us.We haven’t been trusting for a long time, but distrust reached its zenith ...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Commentary: Why aren’t nurses on Biden’s COVID-19 board?

Commentary: Why aren’t nurses on Biden’s COVID-19 board?

Despite widespread distrust in American institutions, trust in nurses remains high — and could serve as a powerful tool in the fight against COV...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Letter: Can we believe in Birch solar?

Letter: Can we believe in Birch solar?

The public needs to know about the past costly failure of Mr. Smith as he lays out his vision for the proposed Birch solar project.In March of 2013 Mr...

November 28th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


After holiday shopping comes ‘Credit Check Wednesday’

After holiday shopping comes ‘Credit Check Wednesday’

LIMA — Elder Victim Ministries is encouraging residents to check their credit reports on Wednesday, as millions of Americans will be shopping on...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Housing prices continue historic rise

Housing prices continue historic rise

Housing prices have continued to surge during the pandemic at a rapid pace, with one index showing a record jump in recent months.The Federal Housing ...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Melding indoor, outdoor living

Melding indoor, outdoor living

The Heartview’s window-bright interior segues nearly seamlessly into its wrap-around outside living area at the rear. And the exterior materials...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Liz Weston: How small businesses can help workers save

Liz Weston: How small businesses can help workers save

Donna Skemp of Bend, Oregon, struggled to save before she signed up for an automatic savings plan offered by her employer’s payroll services com...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, Nov. 19-25

Land transfers, Nov. 19-25

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Nov. 19 through Nov. 25. Figures reflect th...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020:Lender ` 30-year rate ` 15-year rateFirst Na...

November 28th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Two Ohio corrections officers die after testing positive for coronavirus

Two Ohio corrections officers die after testing positive for coronavirus

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Two Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction officers died after testing positive for the coronavirus as cases in the ...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Ohio to spend $20M improving air quality at nursing homes

Ohio to spend $20M improving air quality at nursing homes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio nursing homes, assisted living centers and other group living facilities will get up to $20 million in state grants to imp...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper stepping down at the end of 2020

Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper stepping down at the end of 2020

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper will leave his post with the state party at the end of 2020, marking a close to hi...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Watchdog group aims to turn lights back on with open records

Watchdog group aims to turn lights back on with open records

COLUMBUS — A government watchdog group is hoping to turn the lights back on at the Ohio Statehouse by opening long-closed records to see who is ...

November 29th, 2020 |  


Child advocate: Foster care lawsuit necessary after inaction

Child advocate: Foster care lawsuit necessary after inaction

COLUMBUS — A lawsuit seeking to boost support payments for Ohio children in the custody of adult relatives was necessary because of the state...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Ohio elections chief certifies 2020 general election results

Ohio elections chief certifies 2020 general election results

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s elections chief certified results on Friday of a 2020 election that he said was almost flawlessly executed despite the p...

November 27th, 2020 |