NEWS


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Transformation underway for Lima’s ‘Central District’
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Allen County buys building for public defenders
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Emotions run high in Omosikeji sentencing case
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Delphos man charged in rape of 10-year-old
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Man gets 4 years for attacking drug dealer
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Dems, GOP agree: Vote will stand
Community Safety Awards handed out Thursday

Community Safety Awards handed out Thursday

LIMA — The 22nd annual community safety awards program, sponsored jointly by the Lima-Allen County Safe Community Coalition, the Fraternal Order...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Pay cuts become permanent for many

Pay cuts introduced by U.S. employers in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic _ meant to stave off layoffs and retain key employees _ have prove...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Urban Forestry Council sets monthly meeting

Urban Forestry Council sets monthly meeting

LIMA — The Urban Forestry Council will hold its monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Cambridge Center, 418 N. Center St., Lima. .n...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Group to register voters in 1st, 3rd 7th wards

LIMA — The Committee on Racial Injustice and Reform plans to register eligible voters similarly in the 1st, 3rd and 7th wards Sunday.It register...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Lima seeks poet laureate; applications due Nov. 1

LIMA — Applications for becoming Lima’s first poet laureate are due Nov. 1. They can be found at ArtSpace/Lima, 65 Town Square, or on the ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Volleyball: Ottawa-Glandorf fends off Celina

Volleyball: Ottawa-Glandorf fends off Celina

CELINA – Technically it was not for the Western Buckeye League title, but Ottawa-Glandorf head coach Amber Gerdeman knew that beating Celina wou...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Boys golf: Shawnee claims overall WBL title

Boys golf: Shawnee claims overall WBL title

KENTON — Defiance won the Western Buckeye League boys golf tournament but Shawnee did enough to win the overall league championship on Thursday ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers 6-1

Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers 6-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto homered for his first hit all season against Milwaukee, Trevor Bauer dominated on short rest, and the Cincinnati Re...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Mayfield, Browns’ high-powered offense show early promise

Mayfield, Browns’ high-powered offense show early promise

CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a mother lion with her hungry cubs, Baker Mayfield has many mouths to feed.And just one football to share.When Mayfield lo...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Perry seeks more success

Perry seeks more success

With a convincing 24-8 win over Riverside last Friday, Perry snared its second straight Northwest Central Conference football title in the Lane divisi...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Why are Black men in the U.S. more likely to die from prostate cancer?

Why are Black men in the U.S. more likely to die from prostate cancer?

LIMA — Black men in the U.S. are nearly 60% more likely to develop prostate cancer in their lifetimes and more than twice as likely to die from ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Inherited high cholesterol: Can nutrition help?

Quinn on Nutrition: Inherited high cholesterol: Can nutrition help?

“My cholesterol is too high,” a patient explained. “But I can’t help it. It’s hereditary.” She was right. Her type...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 22 — Aneisa Briggs and Craig L. Robertson Jr., Lima, boy; Alyssa Chaffins and Kiran Kota, Lima...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Tuttle Construction

Tuttle Construction

LIMA — In the 1950s the first wave of the Baby Boom generation swept over the school system and touched off a boom of another sort — a sch...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 21 — Haley Pierson, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 21 — Julie and Corey Buck...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.The multi-platinum 25-year-old star scored 16 nominations, dick ...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


OPINION


Don Stratton: Today’s No. 1 oxymoron: customer service

Don Stratton: Today’s No. 1 oxymoron: customer service

So many major companies today offer what they call customer service, but it turns out to be anything but service. It seems to at its worst in the tech...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Lori Borgman: 2 tips for improving your smize

Lori Borgman: 2 tips for improving your smize

One of the grands sent a self-portrait she created for art class. The top half of the portrait shows her hair parted in the middle with one of her sig...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Letter: Voting for what’s right!

Recently The Lima News printed a letter from Marion Edwards. I read it and thought she did a good job expressing reasons for voting for Trump.I realiz...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Editorial: Don’t call Ruth Bader Ginsburg a revolutionary

Editorial: Don’t call Ruth Bader Ginsburg a revolutionary

We join the nation in mourning the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her life of service to our country and its laws has rightly inspired millions...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Jerry Zezima: Going to seed with a lawn guy

Jerry Zezima: Going to seed with a lawn guy

Because I am widely recognized as an airhead, just like the stars of the Tom and Jerry cartoons, you’d think I would be an expert in aeration, w...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: The wedding gift, largely forgotten and yet …

John Grindrod: The wedding gift, largely forgotten and yet …

Of course, the narrative that matters the most to us, our own lives, is divided into chapters, and there is that chapter that begins somewhere between...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


BUSINESS


Mercer County pullet farm seeks ODA permit renewal

Mercer County pullet farm seeks ODA permit renewal

ST. HENRY — A St. Henry pullet farm is asking the Ohio Department of Agriculture to renew an operating permit for five years, allowing the farm ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Home prices, sales continue to rise

Home prices, sales continue to rise

LIMA — Home prices in Allen County and the west central region rose by an average of 7.3% in the first eight months of 2020, a positive trend fo...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


Allen County jobless rate falls to 8.4% in August

Allen County jobless rate falls to 8.4% in August

LIMA — Allen County’s jobless rate fell 0.3 percentage points from July to August as 300 people were hired or returned to their previous j...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


250-acre development in works near Cridersville

250-acre development in works near Cridersville

CRIDERSVILLE — A potential 250-acre development comparable to Levis Commons in Perrysburg is currently being planned for the east side of Inters...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


Construction in overdrive

Construction in overdrive

COLUMBUS — Central Ohio is on track for a record amount of new warehouse space this year, driven in part by a surge of consumers shopping from h...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Allen Lima Leadership recognizes 2020 graduates

Allen Lima Leadership recognizes 2020 graduates

LIMA — Allen Lima Leadership will introduce its 33rd class Thursday night and celebrate the graduation of its 32nd class during an event Thursda...

September 19th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electric...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting in October

Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting in October

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting Oct. 3, the result of large crowds expected at the park over the...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and Republican groups including the Trump campaign are fighting to uphold a GOP election chief’s directive limi...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

AKRON, Ohio — Akron and the Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition are moving forward with plans to design the six-mile “Rubber City Heritage Tr...

September 18th, 2020 updated: September 18th, 2020. |  


ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio could save up to $264 million a year by reducing the use of cash jail to house defendants before their case is resolv...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

A multi-state settlement will provide $20.6 million in debt relief to former Ohio students of the defunct ITT Technical Institute, Ohio Attorney Gener...

September 15th, 2020 |