NEWS


Mayor weighs in on council’s chief talks

Mayor weighs in on council’s chief talks

LIMA — After Lima City Council opened up conversations about changing the selection process for safety services chief appointments, Mayor David ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Lima Senior DECA to induct new officers

Lima Senior DECA to induct new officers

LIMA — New student officers for Lima Senior High School’s DECA program will be inducted at a special breakfast at 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21,...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Mother of dead infant waives right to speedy trial

Mother of dead infant waives right to speedy trial

LIMA — A Van Wert County woman charged with murder in the death of her infant daughter earlier this year on Wednesday waived her constitutional ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Video: Watch the Ohio governor’s debate

Video: Watch the Ohio governor’s debate

Check out live video from the debate among candidates for Ohio's governor, which begins at 7 p.m. ...

September 19th, 2018 updated: September 19th, 2018. |  


Lima zoning code enforcement leaves public works

Lima zoning code enforcement leaves public works

LIMA — To streamline its code enforcement process, the City of Lima has added zoning code enforcement to the responsibilities of the property co...

September 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Temple Christian battles back to tie LCC in boys soccer

Temple Christian battles back to tie LCC in boys soccer

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic wanted to get off to a quick start.The T-Birds did just that.LCC scored two early goals in Tuesday night’s co...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Brewers still struggling to score, fall to Reds 3-1

Brewers still struggling to score, fall to Reds 3-1

MILWAUKEE — Jose Peraza capitalized on Chase Anderson’s home run troubles with a drive in the first inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat Mi...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Indians’ Kluber wins 19th, strikes out 11

Indians’ Kluber wins 19th, strikes out 11

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber struck out 11 in eight innings to record his career-high 19th win as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 5...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Celina man part of national champion skydiving team

CELINA — Celina resident Brian Nedderman and his team, the Shapeshifters, are the new National Champions of Intermediate 8-Way Formation Skydivi...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Roundup: Miller City tops P-G in volleyball

Roundup: Miller City tops P-G in volleyball

PANDORA — Miller City improved to 6-6 on the season with a 25-15, 25-11, 25-17 victory against Putnam County foe Pandora-Gilboa in high school v...

September 18th, 2018 updated: September 18th, 2018. |  


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LIFESTYLE


King’s Daughters: To help others

King’s Daughters: To help others

LIMA — The United States had been involved in World War I for a year and its effects were being felt on the home front, including, the Lima Sund...

September 18th, 2018 |  


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. We are seeking stories from people who...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Wanted: Reader recipes for Salt

Wanted: Reader recipes for Salt

The Lima News is asking readers to submit their favorite recipes for a lifestyle magazine it is publishing. Holiday recipes would be especially apprec...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 17 — Jordan and Nicholas Huffman, Lima, girl; Hayley Claypool, West Liberty, girl; Jena Kohli ...

September 18th, 2018 |  


‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mrs. Maisel’ triumph at Emmys

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mrs. Maisel’ triumph at Emmys

LOS ANGELES — Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBOR...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Carrie Underwood reveals she had 3 miscarriages in 2 years

Carrie Underwood reveals she had 3 miscarriages in 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood says she turned to God after experiencing three miscarriages in two years. The 35-year-old country singer and f...

September 17th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Christina Ryan Claypool: The pitfalls of public speaking

Christina Ryan Claypool: The pitfalls of public speaking

“Public speaking ranks as our No. 1 fear, even outranking the fear of death, says Peter Desberg, PhD, professor of psychology at California Stat...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Letter: Gospel tent blessed and growing

The officers of The Gospel Singing Tent want to publically thank all of those who made the 38th year at the Allen County Fair such a success. We had g...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ari Fleischer asks if we’re being fair to Brett Kavanaugh

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ari Fleischer asks if we’re being fair to Brett Kavanaugh

Ari Fleischer wants to know if we’re being fair. “How much in society should any of us be held liable today when we’ve lived a good ...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Letter: Nice couple; naughty kitten

Letter: Nice couple; naughty kitten

My son and I decided on breakfast at the Lucky Steer in Wapakoneta. The night before I put all my credit cards in a new billfold. As I was doing this,...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Letter: Pet Rescue effort a big success

Letter: Pet Rescue effort a big success

Woofs and purrs go out to Big R, Chief Super Markets, Junk Girl, Laymans, Habitat for Humanity Restore, TSC and First American Loans. These businesses...

September 18th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Mercy Health treatment program aids with coping

Mercy Health treatment program aids with coping

LIMA — For the past seven years the Patient Treatment Intervention Team at Mercy Health-St.Rita’s Medical Center has helped patients like ...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Funding officially secured for JSMC upgrades

Funding officially secured for JSMC upgrades

LIMA — Funding for upgrades of Abram Tanks and Stryker Vehicles at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center was officially secured Tuesday, accord...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Stocks end higher as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Stocks end higher as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, Wall Street’s jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China proved to be short-lived.U....

September 18th, 2018 |  


US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks such as cleaning toilets that are u...

September 18th, 2018 |  


FlexArm breaks ground in Wapakoneta

FlexArm breaks ground in Wapakoneta

WAPAKONETA — On Monday, tapping and assembly arms manufacturer FlexArm Inc. officially broke ground for its new corporate office on 705 Commerce...

September 18th, 2018 updated: September 18th, 2018. |  


Hurricane Florence delivers minimum impact on regional gas prices

Hurricane Florence delivers minimum impact on regional gas prices

LIMA — Despite the damage caused by Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, there was a minimum impact on oil delivery and refinery operations, acc...

September 17th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Lakota teacher, transgender advocate fights firing

Lakota teacher, transgender advocate fights firing

DAYTON — A Lakota Schools teacher suspended and scheduled for possible firing is suing the Butler County school system in federal court for alle...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Ohio university to offer degree in beer, wine making

Ohio university to offer degree in beer, wine making

SYLVANIA (AP) — An Ohio university will soon offer an undergraduate degree in beer and wine making.Lourdes University recently announced it will...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Authorities: Man dies in accident at auto service workplace

Authorities: Man dies in accident at auto service workplace

MANSFIELD (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed in an accident at his automotive service workplace in Ohio.Richland County coroner’...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Judge clears man who smothered grandson to death in Ohio

Judge clears man who smothered grandson to death in Ohio

GEORGETOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has found a 400-pound (181-kilogram) man not guilty of reckless homicide for smothering his mildly autisti...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Court allows reporters to inspect slain family’s autopsies

Court allows reporters to inspect slain family’s autopsies

COLUMBUS (AP) — Reporters on Wednesday viewed preliminary autopsy reports in the still-unsolved slayings of eight Ohio family members in one of ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Libertarians: Some candidates unfairly excluded from debates

Libertarians: Some candidates unfairly excluded from debates

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Libertarian Party of Ohio says Libertarian and Green Party candidates are being unfairly excluded from gubernatorial debates...

September 18th, 2018 |