NEWS


Wapak Theatre Arts Group presenting Murder at the Luau

Wapak Theatre Arts Group presenting Murder at the Luau

WAPAKONETA — The Wapak Theatre Arts Group will present Murder at the Luau at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Eagles, 25 E. Auglaize St., Wapak...

April 19th, 2019 |  


ArtSpace/Lima hosting ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

ArtSpace/Lima hosting ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

LIMA — “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” a musical event tracing the development of African American music, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Housing development proposed at Lost Creek Golfers Club

Housing development proposed at Lost Creek Golfers Club

BATH TOWNSHIP — A new housing development is planned to replace the 111 acres of the Lost Creek Golfers Club with mid-range, or “workforce...

April 19th, 2019 |  


20 years after Columbine: Polls show parents’ growing fears of school dangers

20 years after Columbine: Polls show parents’ growing fears of school dangers

The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings.Two decades later, polls consistently capture grow...

April 19th, 2019 updated: April 19th, 2019. |  


US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

COLUMBUS — A federal judge blocked part of an Ohio law late Thursday that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases, add...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Earth Day celebration moved to April 28

Earth Day celebration moved to April 28

LIMA — An Earth Day awareness celebration slated for Saturday, April 20 has been postponed to Sunday, April 28 from noon to 6 p.m. at Faurot Par...

April 19th, 2019 updated: April 19th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


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Blue Jackets back at work
Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News....

April 19th, 2019 |  


Right place at the right time

Right place at the right time

The old adage of being in the right place at the right time has been a boon for myself and members of my family while viewing wildlife.I have been spe...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Girls high school basketball: New Ottoville coach knows tradition

Girls high school basketball: New Ottoville coach knows tradition

OTTOVILLE – It’s not the family business but Ottoville High School’s girls basketball program feels like family to its new coach, Mi...

April 19th, 2019 updated: April 19th, 2019. |  


Roundup: Bluffton’s Schaadt records perfect game in softball

Roundup: Bluffton’s Schaadt records perfect game in softball

BLUFFTON — Libby Schaadt (12-1) allowed no hits or walks while striking out 11 in throwing a perfect five-inning game for the host Pirates in a ...

April 18th, 2019 updated: April 19th, 2019. |  


High school track and field: Wapakoneta’s Redskin Relays offer change of pace

High school track and field: Wapakoneta’s Redskin Relays offer change of pace

WAPAKONETA — Sometimes a change in the routine can be a good thing.Thursday’s Wapakoneta Redskin Relays at Harmon Field provided that reli...

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


Lima Senior grad Simpson named Michigan’s MVP

Lima Senior grad Simpson named Michigan’s MVP

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Xavier Simpson has been named the Most Valuable Player of Michigan’s men’s basketball team.The Lima Senior High S...

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


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Johnny Appleseed Parks hosting back-to-back spring activities

Johnny Appleseed Parks hosting back-to-back spring activities

LIMA — The Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District will provide two opportunities to enjoy spring this weekend with a Good Friday Hike and a...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 17 — Angela Lehman and Jay Swink, Lima, boy; Rachel and Ryan Robey, Delphos, boy. .neFileBlock...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Living with one kidney

Quinn on Nutrition: Living with one kidney

A reader who read a recent column about caring for our kidneys, writes: “I did not realize that the kidneys provided so much to our bodies. My g...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

LONDON — Celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the Monty Python comedy classic “Life of Brian” are being somewhat overshadowed by...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 16 — Katlin and Micah Brown, Elida, boy; Ashley Kitchen and Joseph Estle, Delphos, girl; Brean...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Christopher Stark Wood

Christopher Stark Wood

LIMA — It was April 1824, and Christopher Stark Wood was on the move.Wood was always on the move; had been since picking up his Kentucky long ri...

April 17th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


OPINION


Kathleen Parker: Really? Tankers of water …

Kathleen Parker: Really? Tankers of water …

WASHINGTON — At least he recognized the urgency.As the world gasped in horror at the sight of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral burning in a cat...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: RTA not perfect, but its helpful

Letter: RTA not perfect, but its helpful

I am writing about the current ACRTA tax that we will vote on in May.When ACRTA started this program I was a proponent against it. My son is special n...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Libs live a life of total hypocrisy

Letter: Libs live a life of total hypocrisy

The recent shift of the Democrat party to the far left has me wondering what type of person would still support them.• First: You would have to ...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: A sweet for the sweet tooth

Letter: A sweet for the sweet tooth

After reading the feature story on the Ark of Sweet, I felt compelled to share some information to my fellow “penuche lovers.”I found a st...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Heidi Stevens: Most of us don’t tip our hotel housekeepers

Heidi Stevens: Most of us don’t tip our hotel housekeepers

Here’s a small, easy way to make the world a tiny bit better: Tip your hotel housekeeper.Most of us — around 70 percent of hotel guests &#...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Georgiana Saffle: Make health wishes known

Georgiana Saffle: Make health wishes known

After 30 years of building a career in the health care industry, I have learned that one’s life can change in the blink of an eye and we must pl...

April 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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K&M Tire set to add 20 new jobs
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Ohio’s milking business going dry
Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

LAS VEGAS — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activistR...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Honda opens $1.9 million training center

BELLEFONTAINE — Honda of America Mfg. has opened a 40,000 square-foot training center in Bellefontaine to help train new production associates.T...

April 15th, 2019 |  


First National Bank marks 100-year anniversary

First National Bank marks 100-year anniversary

PANDORA — First National Bank of Pandora was chartered 100 years ago on April 23, an occasion which the community bank is celebrating throughout...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Farming for the next generation

Farming for the next generation

WAYNESFIELD — Brothers Lee and Brandon Turner are springing into their first fiscal year operating Scioto Prairie Farms in Auglaize County. Alth...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 100 Ohio Farm Bureau members, many of them farmers, visited Capitol Hill to speak with their district representativ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, April 4-10

Land transfers, April 4-10

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 4 through April 10. Figures reflect t...

April 13th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


STATE NEWS


Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents.Brian...

April 19th, 2019 |  


US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

COLUMBUS — A federal judge blocked part of an Ohio law late Thursday that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases, add...

April 19th, 2019 |  


More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

CINCINNATI — A federal grand jury indictment that was filed Thursday accuses an Ohio man who claimed to be a missing child from Illinois of lyin...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

PORTSMOUTH — A man already convicted in three slayings and serving a life sentence has pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated murder and other c...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How might Ohio better regulate hospitals following allegations that an intensive care doctor ordered excessive painkiller ...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — While questions remain about whether sports betting can be legalized in Ohio without a statewide vote, competing proposals i...

April 17th, 2019 |