NEWS


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Garage fire extinguished early Tuesday morning in Spencerville

Garage fire extinguished early Tuesday morning in Spencerville

SPENCERVILLE — Firefighters in Spencerville were dispatched at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday to a fire that destroyed a garage and cause heat and smoke dama...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE1100 block of East Franklin Street, Lima — Police responded Sunday to a domestic violence incident.500 block of West Market Street, L...

December 18th, 2018 |  


FedEx plans buyouts after weak international 2Q shipping

FedEx plans buyouts after weak international 2Q shipping

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — FedEx Corp. delivered a disappointing earnings report Tuesday and said it plans to offer buyouts to some of its workers and r...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Stocks waver as plunging oil prices pull energy stocks lower

Stocks waver as plunging oil prices pull energy stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — After two days of huge losses, U.S. stocks ended the day back where they started on Tuesday. Energy companies sank as crude oil ...

December 18th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: The lights of the season that weren’t so merry

John Grindrod: The lights of the season that weren’t so merry

In the Christmas season the view just off the highways I travel often take on a very festive look, an additional luster, especially in darkness, which...

December 18th, 2018 |  


University of Northwestern Ohio releases dean’s lists

University of Northwestern Ohio releases dean’s lists

SPRING QUARTER 2018PRESIDENT’S LIST The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to acknowledge its President’s List for Spring Quarter 20...

December 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Shawnee powers past Perry
Spartans win sixth straight

Spartans win sixth straight

After three inconsistent quarters, Lima Senior’s offense caught fire in the fourth quarter to pull away from Toledo St. John’s for a 57-49...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Bob Seggerson:

Bob Seggerson:

Changes in the area of competitive athletics are not a recent development. The history of sports and athletic competition in this country, at every le...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Roundup: Fort Jennings rallies to defeat Crestview in girls basketball

Roundup: Fort Jennings rallies to defeat Crestview in girls basketball

FORT JENNINGS — The host Musketeers outscored Crestview 15-8 in the fourth quarter for a 45-43 girls high school basketball victory Monday night...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Girls basketball: Fast start aids Lima Senior in win

Girls basketball: Fast start aids Lima Senior in win

LIMA — Lima Senior smacked Whitmer over the head with its smothering press just seconds after the national anthem.Whitmer battled back, but it n...

December 17th, 2018 |  


The Lima News Players of the Week

The Lima News Players of the Week

RYLEE SYBERTCOLUMBUS GROVESENIORColumbus Grove’s Rylee Sybert scored 27 points against Paulding on Thursday and then followed it up with a 13 po...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Christmas, bowling go hand-in-hand

Christmas, bowling go hand-in-hand

It is the one of the greatest Christmas movies of all time.One thing that cannot be questioned is that it is the greatest bowling Christmas movie of a...

December 17th, 2018 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
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‘A page of history’
Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterDec. 14 — Whitney and Justin Brown, Ohio City, girl; Ashleigh and Cody Doster, Leipsic, twin boys. ....

December 17th, 2018 |  


‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

NEW YORK — Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as i...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Iila and Michael Stewart

Iila and Michael Stewart

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stewart are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A Caribbean cruise was taken last month.Stewart and the former Iila De...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Miller/Gratz

Miller/Gratz

LIMA — Amy LeeAnn Miller and Steven Michael Gratz announce their engagement.Miller is the daughter of Jim and Michelle Miller, of Lima.Gratz is ...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Five generations: Dunlap family

Five generations: Dunlap family

Five generations of the Dunlap family gathered recently. From left: Patricia Ricker, Judy Hager, Morgan Carp, Ray Dunlap and Nora Carp. .neFileBlock {...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Real Life Mama: Blue Christmas

Real Life Mama: Blue Christmas

For most people, Christmas is a time of complete joy. It’s a time where holiday spirit and happiness abounds. From cheerful music, kind acts fro...

December 15th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Letter: Who has the right to life?

The pro life people are so full of zeal to save unborn babies. What about the children at the border? The 7-year-old who just died? The children in th...

December 18th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: The lights of the season that weren’t so merry

John Grindrod: The lights of the season that weren’t so merry

In the Christmas season the view just off the highways I travel often take on a very festive look, an additional luster, especially in darkness, which...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Letter: Something doesn’t pass the smell test

Letter: Something doesn’t pass the smell test

Well, here we go again. It’s Christmas time and you would think the kids would learn to play nice. After allSanta is “making a list and ch...

December 17th, 2018 |  


A coronary for Christmas?Don’t have a hear attack

‘Tis the season of the year when people can look forward to gifts, carols, tinsel-wrapped trees, candlelight services, family togetherness and &...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Chris Erskine: Missing Posh in a hundred thousand ways

Chris Erskine: Missing Posh in a hundred thousand ways

She used to buy me eggnog; I never had to ask. It’d show up in the fridge this time of year, I’d drink about half, and in mid-January she&...

December 17th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Stocks waver as plunging oil prices pull energy stocks lower

Stocks waver as plunging oil prices pull energy stocks lower

NEW YORK (AP) — After two days of huge losses, U.S. stocks ended the day back where they started on Tuesday. Energy companies sank as crude oil ...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Les Moonves officially out at CBS without $120M severance package after sexual misconduct scandal

Les Moonves officially out at CBS without $120M severance package after sexual misconduct scandal

NEW YORK — Les Moonves won’t get his $120 million severance after all.The disgraced former CBS CEO won’t see a dime from the network...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Dow Jones industrials take second straight 2-percent plunge

Dow Jones industrials take second straight 2-percent plunge

NEW YORK (AP) — Another day of big losses knocked U.S. stocks to their lowest levels in more than a year Monday.Selling was widespread. Investor...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation.Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office compl...

December 17th, 2018 |  


States missing out on online sales taxes for the holidays

States missing out on online sales taxes for the holidays

WASHINGTON — States such as Ohio, California, New York and Texas likely will miss out on millions in sales tax revenue this holiday shopping sea...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Looming battle over wages

Looming battle over wages

Autoworkers say they’re feeling unappreciated these days. They made wage and benefit sacrifices when times were bad. Now, after record sales, la...

December 15th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Authorities: Man accused of assault convicted of hate crime

Authorities: Man accused of assault convicted of hate crime

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say an Ohioan accused of assaulting a man because he believed the man was Jewish has been convicted of a federal h...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Cities receive $9.9M for river restoration efforts

Cities receive $9.9M for river restoration efforts

LORAIN (AP) — Three northern Ohio cities have received nearly $10 million for a river restoration project.The state Department of Natural Resour...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Dayton probe leads to more than 80 pounds of drugs, 2 arrests

Dayton probe leads to more than 80 pounds of drugs, 2 arrests

DAYTON — Two men are facing a minimum of 10 years in prison and up to a $10 million fine after they were caught with more than 80 pounds of drug...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

TOLEDO (AP) — A woman accused of buying bomb-making supplies and plotting domestic terrorism attacks exchanged letters with the man convicted in...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

TOLEDO (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they have charged two people involved in planning separate large-scale attacks — one who wan...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Cuyahoga Falls family sues cemetery over space issue

Cuyahoga Falls family sues cemetery over space issue

CUYAHOGA FALLS — When Terry and Janet Shover were in their 40s, the Cuyahoga Falls couple bought two burial spaces at Northlawn Memorial Gardens...

December 9th, 2018 |