NEWS


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Fire damages Ottawa business
Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Minster

Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Minster

MINSTER — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at Garmann Miller Architects Engineers, 38 S. Linco...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Lima

Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Lima

LIMA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the American Red Cross Allen County Chapter House, ...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Get This: Thief must pay $28K to fix stolen ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Sno-Cat

Get This: Thief must pay $28K to fix stolen ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Sno-Cat

EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has been ordered to pay more than $28,000 to cover damages after he pleaded guilty to stealing a Sno-Cat pain...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Parish and community together

Parish and community together

LIMA — The St. Rose Festival is the unofficial start of summer, and, boy, did the weather cooperate Saturday night, with sunshine and temperatur...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Rhodes, OSU-Lima recognized for energy decrease

Rhodes, OSU-Lima recognized for energy decrease

LIMA — The Ohio State University-Lima and Rhodes State College campus earned special recognition for their participation in AEP Ohio’s Con...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Does Lima offer enough things to do? Depends on your perspective

Does Lima offer enough things to do? Depends on your perspective

LIMA — Are there enough “things to do” in Lima? The answer depends on who you ask.“There’s always something to do,”...

May 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Lima area sports calendar
Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after 3 rounds at PGA

Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after 3 rounds at PGA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka is on the cusp of some elite company at the PGA Championship — in the record book, not on the leaderboar...

May 18th, 2019 |  


War of Will wins Preakness; another horse goes riderless

War of Will wins Preakness; another horse goes riderless

BALTIMORE — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse t...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Track and field: Spencerville’s Burden shines at district meet

Track and field: Spencerville’s Burden shines at district meet

SPENCERVILLE — To win four events in a track-and-field meet is pretty special.To do it on your home track is even better.Despite Saturday’...

May 18th, 2019 updated: May 18th, 2019. |  


Area anglers do well at Grand Lake St. Marys event

Area anglers do well at Grand Lake St. Marys event

Jeff Whitsett, of De Graff, won the co-angler division at the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Buckeye Division opener on Grand Lake-St. Marys...

May 18th, 2019 |  


High school baseball: Shawnee’s Bertke masterful in sectional win

High school baseball: Shawnee’s Bertke masterful in sectional win

ELIDA — Shawnee’s Jarin Bertke came out slicing the plate with his breaking ball.And when the right-hander did it for seven straight innin...

May 17th, 2019 |  


High school track and field: Van Wert boys notch district title over Elida

High school track and field: Van Wert boys notch district title over Elida

DEFIANCE — At last week’s Western Buckeye League Championships, the Van Wert boys track-and-field team scored in nearly every event, en ro...

May 17th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Mary and Morris Lehman
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Norma and Kenny Mullett
Schroeder/Gilliland

Schroeder/Gilliland

LIMA — Kylie Nicole Schroeder and Ryan Arthur Gilliland announce their engagement.Schroeder is the daughter of Keith and Jan Schroeder, of Lima....

May 18th, 2019 |  


Five generations: Piercefield family

Five generations: Piercefield family

Five generations of the Piercefield family gathered recently. Pictured are, from left, great-grandfather Ken Piercefield, great-great grandmother Mary...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Birthday planning mania

Real Life Mama: Birthday planning mania

It’s official: Birthday parties, and planning them, are the worst!Luckily, my kids’ birthdays are only about a month apart, so I can combi...

May 18th, 2019 |  


“Tolkien” – PG-13

“Tolkien” – PG-13

The Story “We should form a club,” says one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s (Harry Gilby) teenage school friends. “A fellowship!” th...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Sharon Jefferson: The white-washed house

In the book of Ezekiel 13: 11-15, say unto them which daub it with untampered motor, that it shall fall; “there shall be an overflow shower: and...

May 18th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Dinner, a movie and exasperation

David Trinko: Dinner, a movie and exasperation

Why do I even try to do nice things for them?The thought crossed my mind Friday night. My wife took our 5-year-old out to shop for summer clothes. No ...

May 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: What happened to our respect?

Recently while traveling across Lima to attend church on a Sunday morning, how sad it was to see stores doing business as usual and sporting events in...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Latta right about ‘Equality Act’

Latta right about ‘Equality Act’

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Equality Act, a bill that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, the workpl...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Letter: Emphasis on safety needed

Letter: Emphasis on safety needed

On the front page of the Business section in the Sunday, May 12, Lima News, there is a photo of an apprentice toolmaker operating a lathe machine. For...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Letter: Nuke plants on Lake Erie are obsolete

Letter: Nuke plants on Lake Erie are obsolete

Legislators propose HB 6 to save from bankruptcy First Energy Solutions, the owner of two high risk inefficient nuclear power plants on Lake Erie. The...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

The love affair between President Donald Trump and rural America has always made sense to me.When I covered the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump ofte...

May 18th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Dinner, a movie and exasperation

David Trinko: Dinner, a movie and exasperation

Why do I even try to do nice things for them?The thought crossed my mind Friday night. My wife took our 5-year-old out to shop for summer clothes. No ...

May 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Getting ready for Gen Z
3 ways to curb shopping urge

3 ways to curb shopping urge

Shopping can be a form of relaxation, an entertaining way to spend time or even a hobby. But it can turn into an expensive habit.Whether you sometimes...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Why financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Why financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Grants and scholarships are the best ways to pay for college because you don’t have to repay them. But if you chose a college because it offered...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Armes cancer center achieves accreditation

Armes cancer center achieves accreditation

FINDLAY — The Armes Family Cancer Care Center has achieved a four-year accreditation for its radiation oncology department through the American ...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, May 9-15

Land transfers, May 9-15

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 9 through May 15. Figures reflect the s...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, May 17, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.0 / 3.5%...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Buying or selling over time

Legal-Ease: Buying or selling over time

Individuals and businesses often desire to purchase or sell something between each other with the full payment for the purchase not being made until a...

May 18th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

ATHENS — Fraternity brothers at Ohio University whipped their pledges with belts, pelted them with eggs and forced them to chug a large bottle o...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

MASSILLON — Historical sites do their best to be prepared in case of an emergency.When area museum professionals learned a fire had broken out i...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

COLUMBUS — City and county land banks across the state are pushing Ohio legislators to approve $50 million to demolish empty commercial and indu...

May 16th, 2019 |  


Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

CLEVELAND — A panel of physicians recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disord...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

COLUMBUS — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating re...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Suit alleges disability-based discrimination in housing

Suit alleges disability-based discrimination in housing

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Justice Department is suing an Ohio-based builder and owner of apartment complexes and associates saying they failed to de...

May 9th, 2019 |