NEWS


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Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE900 block of St. Johns Avenue, Lima — A theft was reported Monday.Findlay Road at North Sugar Street, Lima — A traffic accident...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Elida Village Council to meet

Elida Village Council to meet

ELIDA — The Elida Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Town Hall, 406 E. Main St., Elida. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20p...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Bath Board of Education to meet

Bath Board of Education to meet

LIMA — The Bath Local Schools Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the administrative offices, 2650 Bible Road, Lima. ...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Sheriff: SWAT shooting unfortunate but justified

Sheriff: SWAT shooting unfortunate but justified

LIMA — Shotguns, rifles and tear gas were deployed by members of the Allen County SWAT team on the morning of Sept. 3 as a Spencerville man driv...

October 22nd, 2019 updated: October 22nd, 2019. |  


Lima man wanted in Florida apprehended by LPD officers

Lima man wanted in Florida apprehended by LPD officers

LIMA — Lima police on Saturday apprehended a man wanted by authorities in Florida on charges of pre-meditated homicide and aggravated assault.Po...

October 22nd, 2019 updated: October 22nd, 2019. |  


St. Rita’s explores music therapy

St. Rita’s explores music therapy

LIMA — A baby grand piano now resides in the lobby of Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, part of the hospital’s new music thera...

October 22nd, 2019 updated: October 22nd, 2019. |  


SPORTS


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Shawnee blanks O-G
Hot Cole, Astros face Scherzer, Nats in World Series opener

Hot Cole, Astros face Scherzer, Nats in World Series opener

HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole rattles off the names of the pitching greats with ease, featuring the same command he shows with his vaunted four-sea...

October 21st, 2019 |  


First 300 special … finally

First 300 special … finally

I still remember the feeling I had when I learned that Jon Burden had rolled his first 300. It was clearly a case of “what-huh he did not alread...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Rodgers tosses 5 TDs, Packers roll

Rodgers tosses 5 TDs, Packers roll

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers had his best game by far under new Packers coach Matt LaFleur, throwing for 429 yards and five touchdowns a...

October 20th, 2019 updated: October 21st, 2019. |  


Jaguars keep Bengals winless

Jaguars keep Bengals winless

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jalen Ramsey wasn’t needed. The Jaguars’ defense had more than enough against one of the NFL’s sad-sack team...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Hamlin wins chaotic NASCAR cut-off race at Kansas Speedway

Hamlin wins chaotic NASCAR cut-off race at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Denny Hamlin won a chaotic NASCAR Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, holding off Chase Elliott o...

October 20th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and The Lima News is interested in hearing from our readers for a special publication planned for Nov. 10. We are seeking sto...

October 19th, 2019 |  


“Judy” – PG-13

“Judy” – PG-13

The Story“I used to have ambitions,” says 40-something Judy Garland (Renee Zellweger), “but they gave me headaches.” At a booz...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: More than a photo

Real Life Mama: More than a photo

Sometimes, moms have the craziest ideas, dreams or bucket list items that they long to check off. My mom had the wildest one yet; she wanted to get Gl...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Patricia and Robert Schneider

Patricia and Robert Schneider

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schneider are celebrating 50 years of marriage. In April, they took a river cruise on the Rhone in Paris.Schn...

October 19th, 2019 |  


89th birthday: Marina Swaney

89th birthday: Marina Swaney

LIMA — Marina “Jo” Jett-Swaney is celebrating her 89th birthday with a family luncheon. A card shower would be appreciated at 2850 H...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Behind the scenes of Lima region’s community theater

Behind the scenes of Lima region’s community theater

LIMA — When we purchase tickets to go see a community theater’s latest show, we get the pleasure of just showing up and enjoying the show....

October 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Clarifying loans, work done for The 318

Letter: Clarifying loans, work done for The 318

I would like to clarify some of Gary McPheron’s comments in The Lima News (“Middle finger to Lima workers,” Oct. 20).Mr. McPheron ne...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Chris Erskine: Reunited in a Hallmark hometown

Chris Erskine: Reunited in a Hallmark hometown

CHICAGO — If you can’t go home again, why do they hold homecomings?In my suburban hometown, the prairie is just starting to pop — a ...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Sports missed great game

Letter: Sports missed great game

Oh c’mon, sports editors!There were articles and columns in Sunday’s sports section about every manner of football game, golf, auto racing...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: It’s my right to own guns

Letter: It’s my right to own guns

I do not need a reason to own firearms. It is my right. The second amendment protects that right.I watched a few minutes of the Democrat debate and du...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Providing for farmers so they can continue to provide for us

Editorial: Providing for farmers so they can continue to provide for us

We owe much to our farm families, particularly for dedicating their lives to ensuring we have access to safe, secure, affordable and nutritious food, ...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Headline knocking Trump laughable

Seeing the headline in The Lima News made me laugh out loud — “Trump’s presidency in peril.”Seriously?With all the accomplishm...

October 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Lima Dental Associates under new ownership
Record crowd for MakerFest Job Fair

Record crowd for MakerFest Job Fair

LIMA — Cara Eckman, of Lima, was one of 766 people checking out the job fair at the Allen County Fairgrounds on Saturday.The job fair, which was...

October 19th, 2019 updated: October 19th, 2019. |  


Land transfers, Oct. 3-16

Land transfers, Oct. 3-16

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the weeks running Oct. 3 through 16. Figures reflect the sel...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.125%Fir...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Numbers, numbers and business numbers

Legal-Ease: Numbers, numbers and business numbers

One of the most challenging downsides of our current technologically advanced society is the quantity of numbers and passwords we are required to use....

October 19th, 2019 |  


Byrider is back in Lima

Byrider is back in Lima

LIMA — Byrider has reopened its Elida Road dealership after a years-long hiatus.The buy here, pay here used car dealership, which formally reope...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Lamborghini’s 2020 Huracan EVO is fun ride, but maybe not a daily driver

Lamborghini’s 2020 Huracan EVO is fun ride, but maybe not a daily driver

LOS ANGELES — I had barely begun to experience this new Lamborghini Huracan when, at my first appointment of the day, the man I was meeting for ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Support for death penalty wavering in Ohio

Support for death penalty wavering in Ohio

The Rev. Sharon Risher supported the death penalty for most of her life — until it became a possibility that the man who murdered her mother wou...

October 21st, 2019 |  


US attorney for southern Ohio stepping down

US attorney for southern Ohio stepping down

CINCINNATI (AP) — The top federal prosecutor for southern Ohio has resigned effective Nov. 1, his office announced Monday.U.S. Attorney Benjamin...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Rep. Jim Jordan ramps up fundraising as top defender of President Donald Trump

Rep. Jim Jordan ramps up fundraising as top defender of President Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, D. C. - U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan raised nearly $1.2 million for his re-election campaign in the year’s third quarter - an eye-popping su...

October 18th, 2019 |  


GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

DETROIT (AP) — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract w...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Pharmacists cited over drug doses tied to deaths at hospital

Pharmacists cited over drug doses tied to deaths at hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Board of Pharmacy is pursuing disciplinary action against three pharmacists and their former hospital over excess...

October 18th, 2019 |  


FirstEnergy subsidiary wins bankruptcy plan approval

FirstEnergy subsidiary wins bankruptcy plan approval

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. that operates coal and nuclear plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia plans to eme...

October 17th, 2019 |