NEWS


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Family Promise hosting open house
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Delphos school bus hits car, 2 injuries reported
Village of Bluffton Council to meet

Village of Bluffton Council to meet

BLUFFTON — The Village of Bluffton Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, in Town Hall, 154 N. Main St., Bluffton.The Utilities Committee ...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Allen East Board of Education to meet

Allen East Board of Education to meet

HARROD — The Allen East Local School Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the media center, 9105 Harding Highway, Harrod....

December 11th, 2019 |  


Get This: Kentucky police seize air fryer containing 20 pounds of meth

Get This: Kentucky police seize air fryer containing 20 pounds of meth

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It may be the holiday season, but police in Kentucky confiscated an unusual gift being delivered to a Kentucky man’...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Endsley selected superintendent at Spencerville schools

Endsley selected superintendent at Spencerville schools

SPENCERVILLE — A new superintendent will be named during the Dec. 19 meeting of the Spencerville school board.Cindy Endsley will replace Dennis ...

December 11th, 2019 updated: December 11th, 2019. |  


Kidnapping victim testifies Laws threatened to kill her

Kidnapping victim testifies Laws threatened to kill her

LIMA — Testimony in the opening day of a jury trial for a Lima man who prosecutors say took part in an organized armed robbery and kidnapping ne...

December 11th, 2019 updated: December 11th, 2019. |  


John Grindrod: For Tim Goodwin, it’s been two amazing decades

John Grindrod: For Tim Goodwin, it’s been two amazing decades

Some years ago, a popular navy-blue T-shirt asked in white letters one simple question, “Got eleven?” It was one worn by Notre Dame footba...

December 11th, 2019 updated: December 11th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


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Boys basketball: LCC holds off Bath
Roundup: Lima Senior passes century mark in victory

Roundup: Lima Senior passes century mark in victory

OREGON — Josiah Fulcher had 29 and Jamir Simpson scored 23 as Lima Senior move to 2-0 overall and in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference with a...

December 10th, 2019 updated: December 11th, 2019. |  


Perry pulls away from P-G

Perry pulls away from P-G

PERRY TOWNSHIP – Last basketball season, Perry girls head coach John Berens was going through some growing pains, with a very young and inexperi...

December 10th, 2019 updated: December 10th, 2019. |  


The main event returns to 2oth Century Lanes

The main event returns to 2oth Century Lanes

There will be times this coming weekend at 20th Century Lanes that my memory will harken back to the days of Tobe Cardone. I trust that I will see him...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Familiar story: Bengals can’t dent goal line when it matters

CINCINNATI (AP) — A second straight win was right at the Bengals’ fingertips, only a couple yards away. Twice, it turned out to be too far...

December 10th, 2019 |  


Walton named player of the week for third straight week

Walton named player of the week for third straight week

CollegeMen’s basketballWalton named top playerHIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – It’s been 30 years since a Horizon League player has collected...

December 10th, 2019 updated: December 10th, 2019. |  


Fields, Hurts, Young join Burrow as Heisman Trophy finalists

Fields, Hurts, Young join Burrow as Heisman Trophy finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Ohio State teammates quarterback Justin Fields and defensive end Chase Young will join LSU ...

December 9th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Reminisce: The Bayliff family
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Births
Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Elton John, J. Lo up for Globes

Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Elton John, J. Lo up for Globes

NEW YORK — The Golden Globes are looking more like the Grammy Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Elton John are competing for best original ...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterDec. 7 — Kelby and Nik Louiselle, Continental, girl; Tasha and Adam Rosselit, Minster, boy. .neFileB...

December 9th, 2019 |  


‘Frozen 2’ leads box office again; ‘Playmobil’ flops

‘Frozen 2’ leads box office again; ‘Playmobil’ flops

NEW YORK (AP) — “Frozen 2” blanketed multiplexes for the third straight weekend, continuing its reign at No. 1 with $34.7 million in...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Get This: Mysterious memorial to ‘Lawnmower Man’ reappears after theft

Get This: Mysterious memorial to ‘Lawnmower Man’ reappears after theft

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A mysterious memorial dedicated to a New Mexico homeless man who mowed lawns has reappeared after a similar one was stolen....

December 8th, 2019 |  


“Knives Out” – PG-13

“Knives Out” – PG-13

The StoryEighty-five-year old wealthy, successful crime novel writer Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer), is dead. His body is found, throat cut, hi...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Janette and Samuel Hixson

Janette and Samuel Hixson

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hixson are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They took a trip to Oahu, Hawaii, last August.Hixson and the for...

December 7th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Toledo Blade: State must give rape victims accountability

Toledo Blade: State must give rape victims accountability

Ohio’s process for making full and effective use of the physical evidence provided by rape victims is nearing an important milestone. But the pr...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Letter: Nothing but garbage, as far as he’s concerned

Letter: Nothing but garbage, as far as he’s concerned

I was reminded this morning why I had removed The Lima News from being a source of my news information several years ago.You see, I was in a pinch for...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Letter: This region should care about environment

Letter: This region should care about environment

I believe we have a responsibility for climate conditions. Many changes have occurred, starting with the Industrial Revolution and now with the number...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: Seeing the power of kindness

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Seeing the power of kindness

“We could all use a little kindness.”This quote is placed at the top of the movie poster for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,&#...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Tampa Bay Times: Attorney General Barr should not threaten communities that question police conduct

Tampa Bay Times: Attorney General Barr should not threaten communities that question police conduct

Attorney General William Barr showed a bad grasp of history and modern thinking with his veiled warning to communities not to criticize the police. Hi...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Letter: Not your typical ‘Christmas Carol’

Encore Theatre has done it again. They have taken a tried and true story almost everyone knows, sped it up, heightened the hijinks, and created a Chri...

December 8th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Jimmy John’s Harding Highway now open
Holiday spending strategies can backfire

Holiday spending strategies can backfire

Holiday marketers have your number, and they know how to entice you to spend. You try to rein it in. But two favorite strategies can lead to spending ...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Experts: UAW needed big changes in deals

Experts: UAW needed big changes in deals

DETROIT — Nearly 12 weeks after the previous contracts expired between the UAW and the Detroit Three, including a 40-day nationwide strike again...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Land transfers, Nov. 28-Dec. 4

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Nov. 28 through Dec. 4. Figures reflect the...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

The Christmas season is great, isn’t it? Hustle and bustle, holiday hoopla and festive moods rule. There are decorations to put up, gifts to buy...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.75 / 3.1...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Traffic situations can cause frustrations to boil over. The frustration can be especially acute on highways with two lanes going one direction (multil...

December 7th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Gov. DeWine vows to continue ‘wraparound’ funding for school services

Gov. DeWine vows to continue ‘wraparound’ funding for school services

COLUMBUS — In July, Gov. Mike DeWine signed a two-year state budget with $675 million for new “wrap-around” support services for at-...

December 10th, 2019 |  


District says it’s not liable for boy, 8, who killed himself

District says it’s not liable for boy, 8, who killed himself

CINCINNATI (AP) — The death of an 8-year-old boy whose parents say killed himself after he was bullied by another student is at the center of a ...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Ohio program builds trust, friendships between police, teens

Ohio program builds trust, friendships between police, teens

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Akie Benjamin saw police officers gathered in his school’s library, he assumed that he was in trouble or that s...

December 7th, 2019 |  


A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — It was the odd-looking locker handles that caught their eye.Investigators spent hours poring over graphic images of little b...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Ohio voters could decide constitutional amendment to split up opioid lawsuit cash

Ohio voters could decide constitutional amendment to split up opioid lawsuit cash

Under a new plan being circulated at the highest levels of state government, Ohioans would vote on a constitutional amendment in the March primary to ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Strongsville Catholic priest arrested on child porn charges

Strongsville Catholic priest arrested on child porn charges

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — A Catholic priest was arrested Thursday on charges of possessing child pornography.Investigators took St. Joseph Catholic C...

December 5th, 2019 |