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Callow makes dean’s list

BEREA, Ky. — The fall dean’s list is out at Berea College. Grace Callow, of Ohio City, made that list....

February 20th, 2019 |  


Allen County Historical Society hosting The Original Delta Fireballs featuring Geneva Red

Allen County Historical Society hosting The Original Delta Fireballs featuring Geneva Red

LIMA — The Allen County Museum and Historical Society will host music duo The Original Delta Fireballs and blues harmonica artist Geneva Red at ...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Mayer ready for event at Cedarville University

CEDARVILLE — Students from Cedarville’s schools of pharmacy and nursing and the social work department will participate alongside students...

February 20th, 2019 |  


West Ohio CAP trustees to meet

West Ohio CAP trustees to meet

LIMA — The West Ohio Community Action Partnership Board of Trustees will meet at noon Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the WOCAP central office large conf...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Nominations sought for Bluffton University alumni awards

Nominations sought for Bluffton University alumni awards

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton University Alumni Association is seeking Alumni Award nominations for the 2019-20 academic year. The two awards to be gi...

February 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Girls basketball: Delphos Jefferson, Crestview win in Division IV

Girls basketball: Delphos Jefferson, Crestview win in Division IV

PAULDING – Delphos Jefferson girls head basketball coach Chrissy Billiter wanted to see her young squad do all the little things in Tuesday̵...

February 19th, 2019 updated: February 20th, 2019. |  


Boys basketball: Allen East’s Dotson gets cheers from both sides in game against Upper Scioto Valley

Boys basketball: Allen East’s Dotson gets cheers from both sides in game against Upper Scioto Valley

HARROD — Allen East’s Mason Dotson is a true battler.And that goes far beyond what he’s ever done on the basketball floor.Dotson, wh...

February 19th, 2019 updated: February 20th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Lima Senior wins tourney opener

Girls basketball: Lima Senior wins tourney opener

FOSTORIA — Two big numbers stood out in Lima Senior’s 69-53 win over Toledo Bowsher in its girls basketball sectional first round game on ...

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


Division I sectional bowling field will be strong

Division I sectional bowling field will be strong

Those who have mentioned that they did not notice anything with regard to last week at Astro Lanes and the Division II, should check out The Lima News...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Saying good-bye to Lima

Saying good-bye to Lima

Friday night, it all comes to a close. A dream that God gave me in high school concludes. He gave me more than I could have ever asked or imagined.Aro...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Ottoville’s Kasey Knippen is PCL Player of the Year in girls basketball

Roundup: Ottoville’s Kasey Knippen is PCL Player of the Year in girls basketball

Ottoville’s Kasey Knippen is the girls basketball Player of the Year in the Putnam County League and Adam Huber, coach of PCL champion Kalida, i...

February 18th, 2019 |  


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Births
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Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 18 — Lindsay and Jacob Kaufman, Leipsic, girl; Taylor Morey, Lima, girl.Feb. 19 — Sarah a...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Questions arise around ‘Empire’ actor’s incident

Questions arise around ‘Empire’ actor’s incident

Police: Tip that Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevatorCHICAGO — Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night “Empire”...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa wa...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 15 — Samantha and Nate Swaney, Spencerville, girl; Sarah Wortman and Douglas John, Van Wert, bo...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Black History Month quiz

Black History Month quiz

Let’s put down the silly quizzes for a moment, the ones to find out what dog you are most like or who you were in a past life. Here is a #blackhisto...

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


Connie Sue and H. Dean French

Connie Sue and H. Dean French

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. H. Dean French are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A trip out west is planned, and a family celebration will be held a...

February 16th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Payday loan to fix roads

Letter: Payday loan to fix roads

It is now official: The sky is falling and Hades is freezing over. Our new governor has had a revelation that “we can’t borrow anymore mon...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Seggerson column was a delight

Bob Seggerson’s recent article in The Lima News about the passing of Frank Robinson was a good one.Robby was a hero of mine also, especially whe...

February 19th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: A cautionary tale involving my ‘G’ girls

John Grindrod: A cautionary tale involving my ‘G’ girls

Last month’s column on my use of Garmins and Google Maps to connect my Point A’s to my Point B’s prompted some reactions from reader...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Make El Chapo pay for a border wall?

Make El Chapo pay for a border wall?

After El Chapo’s conviction in a drug-trafficking trial that included florid testimony of jewel-encrusted guns, a fleet of cash-laden jets and a...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Kathleen Parker: Breaking down the 3 amigas

Kathleen Parker: Breaking down the 3 amigas

WASHINGTON — By the Republican response to the three most-famous Democratic freshmen in Congress — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (or AOC) of Ne...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Jerry Zezima: Moving violations: The final chapter

Jerry Zezima: Moving violations: The final chapter

The best thing about being a baby boomer, aside from believing that 60 is the new 40, which exp lains why I can’t balance my checkbook, is that ...

February 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Tariff uncertainty could hurt auto industry more than plant closures in 2019

Tariff uncertainty could hurt auto industry more than plant closures in 2019

DETROIT — An auto industry that many experts think already is overdue for a slowdown just got a major dose of uncertainty that could reduce inve...

February 18th, 2019 |  


World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks mostly rose on Monday ahead of more trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week.Aft...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Lima News staying on Elida Road, looking for tenants

Lima News staying on Elida Road, looking for tenants

LIMA — After evaluating all options, The Lima News decided it didn’t need to relocate its business operations after all. One of Allen Coun...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Smaller refunds surprise early tax filers

Smaller refunds surprise early tax filers

LIMA — Those who filed their taxes early have likely encountered an unwelcome surprise: A lower-than-expected refund, or even an unexpected tax ...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Electric co-op donates to charities

Electric co-op donates to charities

PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric members donated $12,300 to nine organizations through the co-op’s operation roundup, through which mem...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018

Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018

NEW YORK — As if the worst year for stocks in nearly a decade weren’t bad enough, many investors now have to pay a tax bill on top of it.T...

February 16th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio governor to announce proposed gas tax increase

Ohio governor to announce proposed gas tax increase

COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine will announce Thursday his proposed recommendation for increasing the state gas tax to address a chronic shortf...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Owner of pit bull that killed Dayton man convicted

Owner of pit bull that killed Dayton man convicted

DAYTON — A Dayton man was convicted Friday for failing to control a pit bull that killed a 60-year-old Air Force veteran in 2017.Anthony D. Aust...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio lawmaker seeks to reform welfare programs

Ohio lawmaker seeks to reform welfare programs

HAMILTON — Operators of Butler County public assistance programs say a bill introduced by a local lawmaker meant to streamline some welfare prog...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Report: Congressman suspects theft from campaign account

Report: Congressman suspects theft from campaign account

CLEVELAND (AP) — The re-election committee for an Ohio Republican congressman told the Federal Election Commission it suspects the campaign̵...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio’s income tax revenue slumps in past two months

Ohio’s income tax revenue slumps in past two months

COLUMBUS — For two consecutive months, Ohio income tax collections have fallen noticeably short of estimates, although overall tax revenue remai...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio sends incorrect tax form to about 9,000 people

Ohio sends incorrect tax form to about 9,000 people

COLUMBUS — About 9,000 people who collected money last year from Ohio’s unclaimed-funds operation have received a tax form that includes i...

February 16th, 2019 |