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Rhodes State launches new certificates in medical field

Rhodes State launches new certificates in medical field

LIMA — Officials at Rhodes State College have announced that four new certificate programs will be added to the school’s health sciences c...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Lima Memorial Welcome Center growing closer

Lima Memorial Welcome Center growing closer

LIMA — Hoisting yet another steel beam into place for the 7,000 square foot Welcome Center at Lima Memorial Health System may have seemed to out...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV ch...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Rea & Associates recognized as top accounting firm

Rea & Associates recognized as top accounting firm

NEW PHILADELPHIA — Rea & Associates has won ClearlyRated’s 2021 award for best accounting for service excellence. Rea conducted their ...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Home sales, average prices increased in June

Home sales, average prices increased in June

LIMA — June was another strong month for selling a house, as Lima-area Realtors sold 12.4% more homes with a 16.4% larger average sale price tha...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE1100 block of Holmes Avenue, Lima — Police responded Thursday to a domestic violence incident.East High Street at North Central Avenu...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Rays’ big 9th inning dooms Tribe

Rays’ big 9th inning dooms Tribe

CLEVELAND — The Rays were off to a good start Friday night. A two-error play by Cleveland led to three runs in the second inning, and a home run...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Relax, enjoy some laid-back fishing

Relax, enjoy some laid-back fishing

Late July and much of August is the perfect time to enjoy some laid-back fishing.The technique is simple and so is the fishing equipment.Take a couple...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

Cleveland’s baseball team goes from Indians to Guardians

CLEVELAND — Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians.The ballclub announced the na...

July 23rd, 2021 updated: July 23rd, 2021. |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Roundup: Miller shoots low junior golf tourney round

SIDNEY — Zach Miller shot a 1-over-par 73 for the low round of the day, winning the boys 16-18 division during Thursday’s McDonald’s...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Olympics unable to shed scandals

Olympics unable to shed scandals

TOKYO — From doping to demonstrations to dirty officials, the Olympics have never lacked their share of off-the-field scandals and controversies...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Sunflower maze opens Aug. 5

Sunflower maze opens Aug. 5

LIMA — If you’re happiest when surrounded by flowers, prepare to do your version of a happy dance. Beginning Thursday, Aug. 5, the flower ...

July 22nd, 2021 updated: July 23rd, 2021. |  


Art exhibits in the Lima area

Art exhibits in the Lima area

COLUMBUSColumbus Museum of Art480 E. Broad St.Open to all visitors 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday with timed ticke...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Bette Midler, Berry Gordy among Kennedy Center honorees

Bette Midler, Berry Gordy among Kennedy Center honorees

WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center Honors will return in December with a class that includes Motown Records creator Berry Gordy, “Saturday Ni...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSMonster Jam: Nationwide Arena, July 31, Aug. 1The World’s Toughest Rodeo: Nationwide Arena, Sept. 4Chase Bryant, musical guest at The Wo...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


What’s true about cows and global warming

What’s true about cows and global warming

I keep coming upon this statistic that states livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global gas emissions.Some designate ruminant animals — cows...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Exercise after COVID-19

Exercise after COVID-19

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my early 40s. During the COVID-19 pandemic, I didn’t get as much exercise and I gained some weight. I now feel like I ...

July 21st, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Midterm elections: Do your homework

Letter: Midterm elections: Do your homework

When the midterm elections roll around, keep in mind that electing Republicans will only bring about an end to Social Security and Medicare.A Republic...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: First Black student wins 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Dr. Jessica Johnson: First Black student wins 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Murraya, the prize-winning word spelled by 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion Zaila Avant-garde, is still a top Google search after the Harve...

July 23rd, 2021 updated: July 23rd, 2021. |  


Christine Flowers: Shouldn’t need to beg workers to work

Christine Flowers: Shouldn’t need to beg workers to work

I was down the shore this weekend, enjoying the sea, the sun and the sweeping panorama of people without masks. Honestly, that was even more beautiful...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ignorance is bliss, they say. But it isn’t

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ignorance is bliss, they say. But it isn’t

We live in ignorant times.By now, surely this is obvious beyond argument to anyone who’s been paying attention. From the Capitol insurrectionist...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Recent quotes in the news:Donald Trump on Wyoming election: “Paying close attention to the Wyoming House Primary against loser RINO Liz Cheney. ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: Last bird out turn off the lights

Lori Borgman: Last bird out turn off the lights

Three of the grands painted a birdhouse that looks like a beach house on the Florida coast — hot pink with a teal roof. It was only up a couple ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Car shows and more

Car shows and more

• Every Sunday through September 26 (weather permitting): Gathering of Mustangs, 6 to 8 p.m., in parking lot behind McDonald’s, 941 N. Cab...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Putnam County Sheriff’s Office earns standards recertification

Putnam County Sheriff’s Office earns standards recertification

COLUMBUS — Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services executive director Karhlton Moore on Friday announced the Putnam County Sheriff’s Offi...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Get your car featured in The Lima News

Get your car featured in The Lima News

GET YOUR CAR FEATUREDThe Lima News publishes photographs of vintage cars, 20 years or older, free of charge in Real Wheels. It is easy to get your car...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


The people who keep Lima Refinery ticking

The people who keep Lima Refinery ticking

LIMA — Live fire drills. Hazard identification. A broad overview of the Lima Refinery’s operations and the science that makes it work: The...

July 21st, 2021 updated: July 21st, 2021. |  


New workers and new jobs, but unemployment climbs

New workers and new jobs, but unemployment climbs

LIMA — An estimated 3,600 people rejoined the labor force in the nine-county region in June, but only 36 percent of them found jobs, according t...

July 21st, 2021 updated: July 21st, 2021. |  


Business resource center opens in Lima

Business resource center opens in Lima

LIMA — There’s a new resource for small business owners in the Lima community.The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday held a ...

July 21st, 2021 updated: July 21st, 2021. |  


STATE NEWS


Former nonprofit director testifies in trial

Former nonprofit director testifies in trial

AKRON, Ohio — The longtime director of a neighborhood nonprofit testified Friday that his agency repeatedly struggled to make payroll, but Cleve...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Speaker Cupp reacts to new HB6 charges

Speaker Cupp reacts to new HB6 charges

COLUMBUS — More fallout from Ohio’s House Bill 6 scandal came down on Thursday, with FirstEnergy Corp. being charged with conspiring to co...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


New business filings in Ohio keep breaking records

New business filings in Ohio keep breaking records

Ohioans continue to create new businesses at a torrid pace during the COVID-19 pandemic, something that does not surprise Dayton entrepreneur Tae Wins...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


AG Yost inks historic $26B deal

AG Yost inks historic $26B deal

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced a historic $26 billion nationwide agreement with the three largest distributors of opioids ...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Odd couple: Mayfield, rocker Alice Cooper team for TV spot

Odd couple: Mayfield, rocker Alice Cooper team for TV spot

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield never dreamed of being on a team with Alice Cooper.The Browns quarterback also had no idea the legendary rocker,...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Trump’s sway tested in race for open House seat

Trump’s sway tested in race for open House seat

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The crowded Republican primary for an open U.S. House seat in central Ohio is testing the ongoing political sway of former Pres...

July 23rd, 2021 |