NEWS


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Elida Elementary open house elicits memories
It’s the best time to sell a used car

It’s the best time to sell a used car

Clarissa Iliff logged about 78,000 miles on her trusty 2015 Ford Focus before a looming new car purchase rendered it expendable earlier this year. Try...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Prices in the pipeline

Prices in the pipeline

Lumber, corn and copper prices have been jumping this year. Future prices of all kinds of commodities have been rallying, including coffee, wheat and ...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Cheryl Parson: Can you find the differences?

Cheryl Parson: Can you find the differences?

The strip, Hocus-Focus by Henry Boltinoff, appears daily on the Lima News comics page. In it, Boltinoff challenges his readers to find at least six di...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, April 29-May 5.

Land transfers, April 29-May 5.

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 29 through May 5. Figures reflect the...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Property lines and property line markers

Legal-Ease: Property lines and property line markers

It was reported last week that a European farmer recently grew tired of farming around a stone that was several feet from the property line of that fa...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Elida High School’s 2021 graduates

Elida High School’s 2021 graduates

Elida High School graduates toss up their caps during Friday’s 128th Graduation Ceremony at the Elida Fieldhouse. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom:...

May 7th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Track & field: Columbus Grove boys, Kalida girls win Putnam County League team titles

Track & field: Columbus Grove boys, Kalida girls win Putnam County League team titles

OTTOVILLE — Coming into Friday’s Putnam County League Meet, the Columbus Grove boys track-and-field team had reeled off nine consecutive l...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 8th, 2021. |  


Foundation hopes 2021 angler count hits 60 million

Foundation hopes 2021 angler count hits 60 million

Following a 10% growth in fishing participation in 2020, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) hopes to reach 60 million anglers th...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


Baseball: Perry’s Yingst pitches shutout

Baseball: Perry’s Yingst pitches shutout

In Perry’s 6-0 baseball win over Hardin Northern on Thursday, Ryan Yingst pitched a shutout, singled to drive in the Commodores’ first two...

May 6th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


Roundup: LCC’s Otto throws baseball no-hitter

Roundup: LCC’s Otto throws baseball no-hitter

LIMA — Winning pitcher Ross Otto allowed no hits and four walks while striking out six in Lima Central Catholic’s five-inning 11-0 high sc...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Pro baseball: Indians complete four-game sweep

Pro baseball: Indians complete four-game sweep

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Triston McKenzie bounced back from a rugged start to pitch one-hit ball into the sixth inning and the Cleveland Indians compl...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Ohio making another play at legalizing sports betting

Ohio making another play at legalizing sports betting

TOLEDO, Ohio — The latest proposal for legalizing sports betting in Ohio calls for bringing it to casinos, betting shops, sports bars, computers...

May 6th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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100th birthday: Anna Shulaw
Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSJustin Bieber: Schottenstein Center, May 16 Dude Perfect: Schottenstein Center, Oct. 14MercyMe: Nationwide Arena, Nov. 7Genesis: Nationwide Ar...

May 8th, 2021 |  


R&B singer Aaron Neville, 80, retires from touring

R&B singer Aaron Neville, 80, retires from touring

NEW ORLEANS — Fans of the sweet, melodic sounds of New Orleans’ legendary vocalist Aaron Neville won’t have many opportunities to he...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Revving engines on tap this weekend

Revving engines on tap this weekend

LIMA — Engines will be roaring around Lima this weekend, as you consider your entertainment options:• The Edge of Summer Power Elite &...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Editor’s Picks for week of May 7-13

Editor’s Picks for week of May 7-13

TODAY:Elida High School Graduation: 7 p.m., Elida Fieldhouse, 301 Hillcrest Drive, Elida. Livestream available on YouTube. Limit four tickets per grad...

May 6th, 2021 |  


When the liver can no longer function

When the liver can no longer function

In the U.S., it’s estimated that 4.5 million adults are diagnosed with chronic liver disease. It develops over time and may be caused by a numbe...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Does your breastfed baby have a food allergy?

Does your breastfed baby have a food allergy?

When my oldest daughter was a baby, I noticed that each time I’d eat spicy food, she would cry and refuse to nurse. That’s when I learned ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Elida school system fails yet again

Letter: Elida school system fails yet again

My son, who will be attending Michigan and also is being looked at by Major League Baseball scouts, was forced to sit the final week. This was because...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Letter: One school levy is enough

Letter: One school levy is enough

Did anyone in American Township, Precinct “J.” receive a ballot when voting Tuesday with the Shawnee School levy on it? Or did I receive t...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Stand with Cheney: All sane Republicans should send a message Kevin McCarthy

The top Republican in the House is trying to oust from leadership a staunch conservative whose sole sin, from the perspective of the new Grand Old Par...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Christine Flowers: Charging hate crimes is a slippery slope

Christine Flowers: Charging hate crimes is a slippery slope

I have renewed respect for Keith Ellison. The former congressman and current Attorney General of Minnesota appeared on “60 Minutes” last w...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Why can’t we have nice things?

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Why can’t we have nice things?

Its Constitution fixed the value of African Americans at three-fifths that of other humans.Its bloodiest war was over whether they should be enslaved....

May 6th, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: Cool tip for remembering Mother’s Day

Lori Borgman: Cool tip for remembering Mother’s Day

There are always a few taken by surprise by Mother’s Day. Or at least they claim to be taken by surprise.“Mother’s Day, again? Seems...

May 6th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Prices in the pipeline
Land transfers, April 29-May 5.

Land transfers, April 29-May 5.

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 29 through May 5. Figures reflect the...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Property lines and property line markers

Legal-Ease: Property lines and property line markers

It was reported last week that a European farmer recently grew tired of farming around a stone that was several feet from the property line of that fa...

May 8th, 2021 |  


US job growth slows due to hiring struggles

US job growth slows due to hiring struggles

WASHINGTON — The recovery of America’s job market hit a pause last month as many businesses — from restaurants and hotels to factori...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Husted tours Uniquely Abled Academy

Husted tours Uniquely Abled Academy

LIMA — Ohio’s economic recovery has resurfaced a familiar problem from the pre-pandemic era: employers who say they can’t fill job o...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Car Talk: When it comes to headlights, safety outweighs cost

Car Talk: When it comes to headlights, safety outweighs cost

Dear Car Talk:My wife always drives with the headlights on; I do not. I try to tell her the lights only last so long, so use them just when you need t...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates 100 years

Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates 100 years

COLUMBUS GROVE — Celebrating a century of service to the community, the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce took time Tuesday evening to reflect on ...

May 4th, 2021 updated: May 4th, 2021. |  


STATE NEWS


Law students want OSU to sever ties with police

Law students want OSU to sever ties with police

COLUMBUS — Ohio State University law student Candace Milner said there is no reason Columbus police should be on OSU’s campus. “We h...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Ohio proposes transgender sports ban

Ohio proposes transgender sports ban

COLUMBUS — Transgender girls would be banned from participating in female sports teams in high school or college in two bills introduced by Repu...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Ohio GOP censures 10 who voted to impeach Trump

Ohio GOP censures 10 who voted to impeach Trump

LEWIS CENTER — The Ohio Republican Party censured U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez and nine other GOP representatives Friday for voting in February to...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Ohio bill would require recording of suspect interrogations

Ohio bill would require recording of suspect interrogations

COLUMBUS (AP) — Recording the interrogations of individuals in custody and accused of serious crimes like murder or rape would become mandatory ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Grandmother pleads guilty to murder in 5-year-old’s death

Grandmother pleads guilty to murder in 5-year-old’s death

TOLEDO — A woman who initially claimed her grandson had been fatally injured while imitating a superhero has pleaded guilty to murder and child ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Ohio investigates inmate’s homicide inside Chillicothe prison

Ohio investigates inmate’s homicide inside Chillicothe prison

CHILLICOTHE — An inmate was killed by another inmate during an assault in an Ohio prison last month, the State Highway Patrol reported.The attac...

May 5th, 2021 updated: May 5th, 2021. |