NEWS


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Putnam County court records
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Ketzy’s gets objection, Levels gets 3rd chance
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Passenger on motorcycle killed
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Man injured in shooting outside Levels Lounge
Few details released in Allen County’s second homicide of 2019

Few details released in Allen County’s second homicide of 2019

LIMA — Lima police on Monday released a limited amount of information surrounding a Friday night shooting that resulted in Allen County’s ...

April 23rd, 2019 updated: April 23rd, 2019. |  


Study finds best, worst days to buy gas

Study finds best, worst days to buy gas

LIMA — Tuesday is the best day to buy gas in Ohio, according to researchers with GasBuddy, a mobile app which tracks gas prices in cities across...

April 23rd, 2019 updated: April 23rd, 2019. |  


Allen County concealed carry permit office closed Tuesday

Allen County concealed carry permit office closed Tuesday

LIMA — The concealed carry permit office at the Allen County Sheriff’s Office will be closed all day Tuesday, April 23, for renovations, a...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Home’s condition more important than location

Home’s condition more important than location

In today’s market, many real-estate professionals suggest the three most important things for home sellers, especially first-time sellers, are c...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


The Voices of Harmony performing at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist

The Voices of Harmony performing at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist

LIMA — The Voices of Harmony gospel music group will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, 1251 S. Unio...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Bluffton University to present Spring Fling concert

Bluffton University to present Spring Fling concert

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University’s Spring Fling concert will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Yoder Recital Hall.The university chorale,...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


SAN DIEGO (AP) — It had been a week since the San Diego Padres had a lead and slightly longer since they’d won a game.Austin Hedges homere...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having drop...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson’s back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA T...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7

Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7

TORONTO (AP) — Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Sunday, forcing a Game 7 in th...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers 110-106

Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers 110-106

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gordon Hayward and Marcus Morris took care of some housecleaning Sunday.They dusted off their 3-point shooting touch in time...

April 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — “The Curse of La Llorona” brought good fortune at the box office.The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legen...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Five generations: Burklo family

Five generations: Burklo family

Five generations of the Burklo family gathered recently: Beth Castle, Kristina Quigley, Joseph Quigley, Georgiana Quigley, Jackson Burklo and Elliot Q...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Striving to do better

Real Life Mama: Striving to do better

In case you didn’t know, the tooth fairy was on vacation this week. Yep, because when the first thing you hear when your kid wakes up is, “...

April 20th, 2019 |  


“Little” – PG-13

“Little” – PG-13

The Story“Were you always this way?” asks Stevie (Marley Taylor), a cute little girl with a magic wand. “What way?!” demands a...

April 20th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Finding our proper roles this Easter

David Trinko: Finding our proper roles this Easter

I was Peter. I was Pilate. I was both the bad thief and the good thief.Last weekend, at our church’s Palm Sunday services, I had the role of ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


‘All in the Family,’ ‘Jeffersons’ rebooted for live special

‘All in the Family,’ ‘Jeffersons’ rebooted for live special

LOS ANGELES — “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” are coming back to TV, live and for one night only. Woody Harrels...

April 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: OK for GOP, not Dems

Letter: OK for GOP, not Dems

Has anyone noticed that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan is no longer concerned about the national deficit? He criticized President Obama daily about the national...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Barton Goldsmith: Learn to control your worry

Barton Goldsmith: Learn to control your worry

I don’t want to go all Zen on you, but the simple fact is that when our lives are in balance, we just feel better, get more done, and enjoy the ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Column: Four reasons I’m backing RTA

Column: Four reasons I’m backing RTA

I am supporting the RTA Levy for four very important reasons:• The late Alma Smith, and countless of other people like her who live and work in ...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Heartbeat bill a good thing

Letter: Heartbeat bill a good thing

I was absolutely horrified and angered at The Lima News, April 11, front page story about the “Heartbeat Bill.”What I can’t understa...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Community backs RTA

Letter: Community backs RTA

Unity for Allen County RTA levy is commendable This is a time of what seems to be great divisions in our country and sometimes even in our own Allen C...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Jim Jordan hard to understand

Letter: Jim Jordan hard to understand

I am still wondering about the recent Jim Jordan article in The Lima News. Why would our congressman be so upset about someone trying to make voting b...

April 21st, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Sears sues ex-CEO
MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

ST. MARYS — Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio employees were nominated for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards.Those employees include Sandi Schaublin,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

LIMA — Real Living CCR agents were recognized for their work in 2018.Greg Stolly and Lisa Wenger were each awarded the real estate agency’...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Ask your folks about their financial plans

Ask your folks about their financial plans

Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their kids. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you’re on solid financ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Garmann/Miller adds to Minster staff

Garmann/Miller adds to Minster staff

MINSTER — Architectural and engineering firm Garmann/Miller recently hired three new employees for its Minster office.Karrie Buehler was hired a...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Conley awarded real estate specialist designation

Conley awarded real estate specialist designation

LIMA — Kaye Acheson Conley, a broker and owner of Acheson Realty Company, was awarded a seniors real estate specialist designation by the SRES C...

April 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

GALION — John Lizotte approached the makeshift pen with caution because the German shepherd was in full-on guard-dog mode, his deep-throated bar...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

DAYTON — A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner’s permits for a full year wo...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio

Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio

TOLEDO — Shutting down Ohio’s two nuclear power plants would be more costly to the state than approving a financial lifeline to keep them ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents.Brian...

April 19th, 2019 |  


US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

COLUMBUS — A federal judge blocked part of an Ohio law late Thursday that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases, add...

April 19th, 2019 |  


More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

CINCINNATI — A federal grand jury indictment that was filed Thursday accuses an Ohio man who claimed to be a missing child from Illinois of lyin...

April 18th, 2019 |