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Land transfers, Dec. 5-11
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Home loan rates
Land transfers, Dec. 5-11

Land transfers, Dec. 5-11

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Dec. 5 through 11. Figures reflect the sell...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Hardin County master gardeners recognized

KENTON — The Hardin County OSU Extension master gardeners’ volunteers won several awards from the Ohio Master Gardeners Volunteers confere...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Odom is Findlay post ‘Trooper of the Year’

Odom is Findlay post ‘Trooper of the Year’

FINDLAY — Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper Garry M. Odom has been named Trooper of the Year by the Findlay Post.Odom, 49, has served the Fremon...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Celina

Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Celina

CELINA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, at Grand Lake United Methodist Church, 119 E. ...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Help with nursing home alternatives

Legal-Ease: Help with nursing home alternatives

Most of us know that if we have a medical emergency, we go to the emergency room.However, when we face less urgent but similarly important medical nee...

December 14th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Boys basketball: Columbus Grove uses second half surge to defeat Crestview

Boys basketball: Columbus Grove uses second half surge to defeat Crestview

COLUMBUS GROVE — Tayt Birnesser got Columbus Grove rolling in the second half.And Alex Schneider finished it off for the Bulldogs.Columbus Grove...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Upper Scioto Valley’s: Quinn Sanders scores 40 in win against Ridgemont

Roundup: Upper Scioto Valley’s: Quinn Sanders scores 40 in win against Ridgemont

High SchoolBoys basketballUpper Scioto Valley 71,Ridgemont 56RIDGEWAY — Upper Scioto Valley’s Quinn Sanders pumped in 40 points and grabbe...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Live high school basketball scoreboard

Live high school basketball scoreboard

Check out LimaScores.com’s live scoreboard of Lima-area high school basketball games. try{f_cbload("758410006b62b02f705f4595aeed","https:")...

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College football: Ohio State’s White enters transfer portal

College football: Ohio State’s White enters transfer portal

COLUMBUS — Ohio State football safety Brendon White has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal, according to multiple reports.White, the s...

December 13th, 2019 |  


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....

December 13th, 2019 |  


Best weather in years aids successful deer hunt

Best weather in years aids successful deer hunt

Ohio’s deer-gun continues next weekend (Dec. 21-22) and if the weather is as good as it was during the recent weeklong season, hunter should con...

December 13th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSAndrea Bocelli: Schottenstein Center, Dec. 14Trans-Siberian Orchestra, “Christmas Eve and Other Stories”: Nationwide Arena, Dec. 2...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Ryan Reynolds says he related to Peloton actress’ plight

Ryan Reynolds says he related to Peloton actress’ plight

NEW YORK — Ryan Reynolds says he relates to the social media criticism heaped on the Peloton ad actress. In fact, that feeling led him to hire h...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterDec. 11 — Yessenia Rowell-Alvarez and William Rowell, Lima, boy; Sheila Vann and Matt Elston, Delpho...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Mannheim Steamroller, Midtown Men performing holiday hits

Mannheim Steamroller, Midtown Men performing holiday hits

LIMA — Chip Davis’ Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tour will be making a mid-week stop through Lima during its 35th-anniversary tour.For th...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Kalia to lead symphony’s holiday program

Kalia to lead symphony’s holiday program

LIMA — For this year’s holiday pops concert, conductor finalist Roger Kalia is focusing on variety.“This is typically a concert that...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Gifts that give back

Quinn on Nutrition: Gifts that give back

And here we are in December. I don’t understand it, but this year — for the first time in a long time — my Christmas shopping has be...

December 11th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Jay Ambrose: Lies can kill people and our presence in Afghanistan is an example

Jay Ambrose: Lies can kill people and our presence in Afghanistan is an example

It’s no small thing when grotesque mistakes and lies about them cost 2,300 lives and a trillion dollars, but that’s what we got from U.S. ...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Letter: Try practicing what you preach

If the color of your skin is not illegal, nor is your ethnicity or the God you choose to worship or even the person you choose to love, then why do so...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Don’t paint usall one color

Don’t paint usall one color

In regards to Martha R. Kahle’s reply to my original letter, my point was, that abortions could be on the D’s platform but not all D’...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Opinion: Swing district Dems really don’t want to talk about impeachment

Opinion: Swing district Dems really don’t want to talk about impeachment

In July, New Hampshire Rep. Chris Pappas became the first Democrat representing a Trump district to endorse the impeachment inquiry into the president...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: Trump tackling issues important to Americans

Michael Reagan: Trump tackling issues important to Americans

Impeach! Impeach! Impeach!Removing Donald Trump from office before he can get re-elected is the only thing in Washington that Democrats and the nation...

December 12th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Neely to retire, Allison to take over

ADA — Hanson-Neely Funeral Home will be under new ownership with the retirement of Bruce Neely, who is retiring after 40-plus years to attend to...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Dec. 5-11

Land transfers, Dec. 5-11

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Dec. 5 through 11. Figures reflect the sell...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Hardin County master gardeners recognized

KENTON — The Hardin County OSU Extension master gardeners’ volunteers won several awards from the Ohio Master Gardeners Volunteers confere...

December 14th, 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. 13, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.75/3.12...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Odom is Findlay post ‘Trooper of the Year’

Odom is Findlay post ‘Trooper of the Year’

FINDLAY — Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper Garry M. Odom has been named Trooper of the Year by the Findlay Post.Odom, 49, has served the Fremon...

December 14th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Court won’t halt lawsuits against doctor in murder case

Court won’t halt lawsuits against doctor in murder case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital doctor who pleaded not guilty to murder in 25 patients’ deaths was unsuccessful in his latest bid t...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Portman sponsors bill to fight evictions

Portman sponsors bill to fight evictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an effort to counter evictions that feed into a cycle of poverty for families, Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman on Thursday joine...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Adoptee’s birth certificate reveals he knows birth father

Adoptee’s birth certificate reveals he knows birth father

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Butler always knew he was adopted.His dad, Dennis, would tell him, “Look at all those other kids. They’re so ...

December 11th, 2019 |  


18 voters accused of casting ballots in both Ohio and another state

18 voters accused of casting ballots in both Ohio and another state

Eighteen voters cast ballots in both Ohio and another state in the November 2018 general election, Secretary of State Frank LaRose said Wednesday.He r...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Man sentenced to 6 years for plotting foiled terror attack

Man sentenced to 6 years for plotting foiled terror attack

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of plotting with his girlfriend to obtain guns and explosives for a foiled domestic terror attack at a b...

December 11th, 2019 |  


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 |