NEWS


Ohio city auditor resigns after tax mistake

Ohio city auditor resigns after tax mistake

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A city auditor in central Ohio resigned Thursday after months of drama over his job performance, which included a $1.28 million...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Ghost stories from the ‘Bluffton Triangle’ on tap

Ghost stories from the ‘Bluffton Triangle’ on tap

BLUFFTON — Bluffton ghost stories will be told by Fred Steiner, also known as Fred-in-Stein, at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Greenhorn Restauran...

October 15th, 2021 |  


BGSU Men’s Chorus to perform at Van Wert church

BGSU Men’s Chorus to perform at Van Wert church

VAN WERT — The Bowling Green State University Men’s Chorus will be in concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Van Wert’s First Unite...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Allen County sees highest weekly death toll since 2020

Allen County sees highest weekly death toll since 2020

LIMA — Fourteen Allen County residents have died from COVID-19 in the last week, as the weekly death toll from coronavirus disease reaches highs...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Kiwanians to hear from human trafficking advocates

Kiwanians to hear from human trafficking advocates

LIMA — The Kiwanis Club of Lima will meet at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Milano Cafe, 2383, Elida Road, Lima.Members will hear from orga...

October 15th, 2021 |  


WOCAP Board of Trustees to meet

WOCAP Board of Trustees to meet

LIMA — West Ohio Community Action Partnership (WOCAP) will have a board of trustees meeting at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at the Lima Public Lib...

October 15th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


High school football: St. Francis de Sale leads Lima Senior 7-6

High school football: St. Francis de Sale leads Lima Senior 7-6

St. Francis de Sales held a slim 7-6 over Lima Senior at halftime.The Spartans got off to a quick start and scored on its first possession on a time c...

October 15th, 2021 |  


High school football: St. Marys stymies Bath 28-0

High school football: St. Marys stymies Bath 28-0

ST. MARYS – St. Marys controlled the clock in Friday’s key Western Buckeye League football matchup against visiting Bath.The Roughriders a...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


High school football: Leipsic turns away Allen East

High school football: Leipsic turns away Allen East

LEIPSIC – The field was muddy and the rain was coming down sideways in the first half.That meant it was “perfect” weather for the Le...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Golf: Lima Central Catholic girls, Allen East’s Miller in second at state

Golf: Lima Central Catholic girls, Allen East’s Miller in second at state

COLUMBUS — Lima Central Catholic trails first-place Alliance Marlington by a single shot after the first day of the Division II girls golf state...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Ohio spring turkey hunters limited to one bird in 2022

Ohio spring turkey hunters limited to one bird in 2022

As anticipated, the Ohio Wildlife Council has approved reducing the 2022 spring wild turkey season limit to one bird.During recent years, below averag...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Blue Jackets feeling upbeat to open season

Blue Jackets feeling upbeat to open season

The Columbus Blue Jackets’ season opener Thursday night ended after deadline. Head to LimaScores.com for a game report.The Blue Jackets’ t...

October 15th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSGold over America Tour: Nationwide Arena, Oct. 19Kevin Costner & Modern West: Mershon Auditorium (on the campus of Ohio State University),...

October 14th, 2021 |  


C is for citrus

C is for citrus

I get these ah-ha moments at the weirdest times. During my afternoon tea break at work, I decided to add a small packet of lemon juice to my iced tea....

October 13th, 2021 |  


Hypno-yoga at Hollywood cemetery

Hypno-yoga at Hollywood cemetery

LOS ANGELES — It’s early on a cool, gray September morning at the Hollywood Forever cemetery, and people are gathering amid the tombs to d...

October 13th, 2021 |  


What to know about metastatic breast cancer

What to know about metastatic breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about metastatic breast cancer.Breast cancer will affect 1 in 8 w...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Make It An Appointment

Make It An Appointment

Do you find you are constantly falling short on your goals? Write them down. Make your plan, write them down and schedule them in your calendar. You w...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Reminisce: Hughes and Son Jewelry Co. was ‘the Tiffany of Lima’

Reminisce: Hughes and Son Jewelry Co. was ‘the Tiffany of Lima’

Lima jeweler Homer H. Hughes had a keen eye for gems, a skill he sharpened in the Hughes and Son jewelry store at 135 N. Main St.“He was so expe...

October 12th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Hold Hardesty accountable for Lima taxes

Letter: Hold Hardesty accountable for Lima taxes

I was party to a lawsuit challenging the residency of Elizabeth Hardesty, candidate for Lima mayor. My challenge stemmed from Ms. Hardesty’s res...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Mark Figley: ‘Birthing’ the arrival of ‘newspeak’

Mark Figley: ‘Birthing’ the arrival of ‘newspeak’

In George Orwell’s classic, “1984,” the government controls people’s thoughts through the use of a new language referred to as...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: Sharing a family story to explain Critical Race Theory

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Sharing a family story to explain Critical Race Theory

This month, I had the opportunity to moderate two sessions on Critical Race Theory for the Lifelong Learning Institute at Ohio State’s Lima camp...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Christine Flowers: We stand on the shoulders of others

Christine Flowers: We stand on the shoulders of others

I was watching TV the other night, and one of those ubiquitous campaign ads popped up. This time, it was a female candidate for the Pennsylvania Supre...

October 14th, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: All fired up about fall

Lori Borgman: All fired up about fall

We all need to muse more, and fall is the perfect time for sitting, pondering and reflecting, particularly in front of a fire. So says a piece I read ...

October 14th, 2021 |  


Try wearingbig-boy pants

Try wearingbig-boy pants

It’s getting a little more than just plain intolerable listening to conservatives and the Republican Party whine like a group of spoiled childre...

October 14th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Benz selected to lead The Lima News

Benz selected to lead The Lima News

LIMA — The new leader at The Lima News said his goal is to help the newspaper “reconnect with the community.”“This is my passi...

October 12th, 2021 updated: October 12th, 2021. |  


Legislators tackle energy diversification problems

Legislators tackle energy diversification problems

ST. MARYS — Two couples — Janett and Norbert Albers and Shirley and Jack Werst — sat among the roughly 120 attendees at Midwest Elec...

October 11th, 2021 |  


Delta, debt and addressing deacceleration doubts

Delta, debt and addressing deacceleration doubts

Infections of the COVID-19 delta variant may have crested. The debt ceiling showdown on Capitol Hill may have been delayed. Now, investors turn their ...

October 9th, 2021 updated: October 12th, 2021. |  


The case for being boring with your money

The case for being boring with your money

The idea of gaining wealth in flashy ways isn’t new. After all, Charles Ponzi, for whom Ponzi schemes were named, defrauded investors more than ...

October 9th, 2021 |  


Schleucher honored by Ohio State Bar Foundation

Schleucher honored by Ohio State Bar Foundation

COLUMBUS — Molli Schleucher, a magistrate for the Van Wert Municipal Court, has been named as the recipient of the Ohio State Bar FoundationR...

October 9th, 2021 |  


Paulding Putnam Electric hires Ford

Paulding Putnam Electric hires Ford

PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative has hired Lauria Ford as a full-time member service representative.Ford is from Continental and ...

October 9th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

COLUMBUS — The Republican speaker of the Ohio House has publicly rebuked a fellow GOP lawmaker over the lawmaker’s attempts to push a hard...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

VERSAILLES — Most of the Republican candidates for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat said Thursday that they have been vaccinated against COVID...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 15th, 2021. |  


Ohio Democrats push for action on sexual assault lawsuit bills

Ohio Democrats push for action on sexual assault lawsuit bills

COLUMBUS — House Democrats are calling for action on legislation that would remove time limits restricting when sexual assault victims could fil...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Ohio’s top Democrat backs US Rep. Tim Ryan in US Senate race

Ohio’s top Democrat backs US Rep. Tim Ryan in US Senate race

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s top elected Democrat endorsed U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan for Senate on Wednesday, an expected move aimed at further strengthenin...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Nelsonville challenges US Census, retains city status

Nelsonville challenges US Census, retains city status

NELSONVILLE — A southeastern Ohio community has succesfuly challenged the results of the 2020 U.S. Census and managed to retain its status of a ...

October 13th, 2021 updated: October 13th, 2021. |  


Ex-Ottawa Hills school employee gets life sentence for teen sex assaults

Ex-Ottawa Hills school employee gets life sentence for teen sex assaults

TOLEDO — Calling him a “cancer in the community,” a judge on Tuesday ordered a former school employee in northern Ohio to spend the ...

October 12th, 2021 |