NEWS


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Charges likely after Ada fire reveals pot-growing operation
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Pandemic cancels 2021 Lima Community Christmas Dinner
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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic
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Cincinnati archdiocese to restructure
101-year-old returns to Pearl Harbor

101-year-old returns to Pearl Harbor

HONOLULU — When Japanese bombs began falling on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy Seaman 1st Class first sought refuge below deck on the USS Oklahoma.But ...

December 6th, 2021 updated: December 6th, 2021. |  


Ohio Tax Credit Authority approves incentive for Ottawa’s Whirlpool plant

Ohio Tax Credit Authority approves incentive for Ottawa’s Whirlpool plant

OTTAWA — The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a 1.118 percent, seven-year Job Creation Tax Credit for a planned expansion at Whirlpool Corpora...

December 6th, 2021 updated: December 6th, 2021. |  


Haitian gang releases 3 more hostages

Haitian gang releases 3 more hostages

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A religious group based in Ohio announced Monday that a violent gang in Haiti has released three more hostages, while an...

December 6th, 2021 updated: December 6th, 2021. |  


WOCAP trustees meeting scheduled

WOCAP trustees meeting scheduled

LIMA — The West Ohio Community Action Partnership Board of Trustees will meet at noon Wednesday, Dec. 15, at the Lima Public Library, 650 W. Mar...

December 6th, 2021 |  


Perry school board meeting Dec. 15

Perry school board meeting Dec. 15

LIMA — The Perry Local School District regular board meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, in the Perry High School community room, 2...

December 6th, 2021 |  


Santa and reindeer on horizon Dec. 12

Santa and reindeer on horizon Dec. 12

LIMA — A holiday photo opportunity will be available from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, when Santa visits 19 Hawthorn, 1000 Fetter Road, Lima.Adm...

December 6th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Area players recognized on Division VI, VII All-Ohio teams

Area players recognized on Division VI, VII All-Ohio teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Grove’s AJ Schafer and Rece Verhoff were named first-team on the Division VI All-Ohio teams announced Monday by ...

December 6th, 2021 |  


Lions win on final play, end winless string

Lions win on final play, end winless string

DETROIT (AP) — The Lions finally found a victory when Jared Goff threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Amon-Ra St. Brown as time expired, lifting p...

December 5th, 2021 |  


Chargers hold off Bengals for 41-22 victory

Chargers hold off Bengals for 41-22 victory

CINCINNATI (AP) — Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers know how to bounce back after a tough stretch.They’ve been doing it all seas...

December 5th, 2021 |  


Utah’s 1st Rose Bowl to be against Pasadena veteran Ohio St

Utah’s 1st Rose Bowl to be against Pasadena veteran Ohio St

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Utah and Ohio State will meet for the first time in 35 years in the 108th edition of the Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day.Th...

December 5th, 2021 |  


Historic playoff: Alabama-Cincinnati, Michigan-Georgia

Historic playoff: Alabama-Cincinnati, Michigan-Georgia

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Cincinnati has broken college football’s glass ceiling.The Bearcats will play Alabama in the Cotton Bowl and Michigan...

December 5th, 2021 |  


Ohio high school state football championship, boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Dec. 4

Ohio high school state football championship, boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Dec. 4

Football State ChampionshipsDivision VVersailles 20, Kirtland 16Division VICarey 26, Coldwater 14Division VIIMarion Local 42, Newark Cath. 7Boys Baske...

December 4th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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‘I can go anywhere’:
No new tricks to raising kids

No new tricks to raising kids

What is “gentle parenting”? It did not take much investigation for me to conclude that it is merely a rebranding of the same old, same old...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Mary E. and Rodney G. Decker

Mary E. and Rodney G. Decker

LIMA — Mrs. and Mrs. Rodney Decker are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Decker and the former Mary E. Warren were married Dec. 4, 1971, at Unite...

December 4th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

When our 2-year-old dog sits still, he’s often mistaken for an oversized stuffed animal.He’s a white-and-brown “Goldendoodle,”...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Jane and Dave Hilty

Jane and Dave Hilty

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hilty celebrated 50 years of marriage.Hilty and the former Jane Weis were married Nov. 25, 1971, at St. Mary&...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Stop comparing

Stop comparing

Q. The holidays are coming up and it’s tradition that we all congregate at my partner’s parents’ home. They always invite his ex-wif...

December 4th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: A man of honor, an emotional interview
Letter: They’re heroes, not villians

Letter: They’re heroes, not villians

Last year we saw signs at every health-care facility stating “Health Care Heroes Work Here.” (I always thought they were heroes before all...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: Thank God, mom didn’t think like ‘Dr. Sotomayor’

Michael Reagan: Thank God, mom didn’t think like ‘Dr. Sotomayor’

The world is still COVID crazy.With their vaccine mandates, passports and mistreatment of the unvaccinated, free countries like Australia and Canada a...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Letter: Post Office has staffing issue

I am responding to the article on the Dec. 1 front page of The Lima News entitled, “Snail mail? Slow and delayed deliveries en route.”Bein...

December 4th, 2021 updated: December 6th, 2021. |  


David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

When our 2-year-old dog sits still, he’s often mistaken for an oversized stuffed animal.He’s a white-and-brown “Goldendoodle,”...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Letter: Being Black brings issues in Lima

At 38 years old I discovered I’m black.I love Lima’s small-town feel, but the thinking that I could possibly settle here has caused me gre...

December 4th, 2021 updated: December 6th, 2021. |  


BUSINESS


People are quitting their jobs in record numbers

People are quitting their jobs in record numbers

Dear Editor,Sorry to leave you in the lurch this week but I quit.JonThat’s a joke for me (get it, boss?), but across America this is another COV...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Willow Creek is bright and spacious

Willow Creek is bright and spacious

While the view from the street is striking, the interior view is nothing short of breathtaking.The Willow Creek has the look of a contemporary ranch-s...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Overcoming bias in home appraisals starts with the appraisers

Overcoming bias in home appraisals starts with the appraisers

Home appraisers have gotten an unusual amount of attention recently thanks to a surge in coverage about racial disparities in home valuations.There...

December 4th, 2021 |  


From transitory to entrenched — inflation and expectations

From transitory to entrenched — inflation and expectations

Words matter in the investing world. So does data.Investors will be measuring one with the other on Friday in the week ahead with the November release...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Tuttle Construction wins ‘Build Ohio’ award

Tuttle Construction wins ‘Build Ohio’ award

LIMA — Tuttle Construction was recognized by the Build Ohio awards for its construction of the Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Graduation Medical ...

December 4th, 2021 |  


‘Their goal is to bleed owners dry.’

‘Their goal is to bleed owners dry.’

When Martin Kessler moved to the Solivita development in Poinciana, Florida in 2008, he says he quickly realized it was a big mistake. This was the fi...

December 4th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Kenton rep’s bill aims at recruiting, retaining Ohio students

Kenton rep’s bill aims at recruiting, retaining Ohio students

COLUMBUS — Graduates of any Ohio college, public or private, who take a full-time job in the state would be exempt from state income tax for up ...

December 6th, 2021 |  


Ohio deputy asks to move Casey Goodson case to federal court

Ohio deputy asks to move Casey Goodson case to federal court

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio sheriff’s deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murde...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Cincinnati council member enters plea in deleted texts case

Cincinnati council member enters plea in deleted texts case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati city council member accused of felony tampering with records for allegedly deleting text messages related to an o...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Ohio priest pleads guilty to raping altar boy

Ohio priest pleads guilty to raping altar boy

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Ohio on Thursday pleaded guilty to raping an altar boy during a three-year period in the late 1980s...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Late state veterinarian led Ohio through wild animal crisis

Late state veterinarian led Ohio through wild animal crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a job where pigs, cattle and sheep dominated, longtime Ohio state veterinarian Tony Forshey was thrust outside even his cons...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Baby David’s giant battle

Baby David’s giant battle

Last Thanksgiving, baby David Detwiler had just gotten home from what would be a small break in a 4-month-long hospital stay through the holidays afte...

December 2nd, 2021 updated: December 6th, 2021. |