NEWS


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Residents want answers on rent-to-own agreements
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Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks
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Lima woman jailed after allegedly stabbing housemate
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Lima man facing decades behind bars reject plea offer
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Trial date nears for Waynesfield man charged with murder
Auglaize County EMA director begins damage assessment process

Auglaize County EMA director begins damage assessment process

WAPAKONETA — Damage to homes and businesses from a deluge of rainfall late last week was widespread throughout Auglaize County, although it̵...

May 21st, 2019 updated: May 21st, 2019. |  


Jury trial scheduled for Fort Jennings woman in infant’s death

Jury trial scheduled for Fort Jennings woman in infant’s death

OTTAWA — A date for a jury trial was set Monday for a Fort Jennings woman who has been charged with the death of her 2-year-old son.Putnam Count...

May 21st, 2019 updated: May 21st, 2019. |  


Putnam County court records

Putnam County court records

Putnam County Common Pleas CourtMay 13Mike Pardo III, 22, 25 Vine St., Apt. 10, Leipsic, pleaded guilty to two counts possession of drugs (cocaine) an...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Council rejects CDBG citizens review board

Council rejects CDBG citizens review board

LIMA — Lima City Council voted down an ordinance that would have established a citizens review board for community development block grant alloc...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 21st, 2019. |  


Proposal made to help at-risk families

Proposal made to help at-risk families

LIMA — The fallout of Lima schools F grade on the State Report Card has prompted a Lima man to offer his help.Jeffery Kirkman, CEO of Cloud Nine...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 21st, 2019. |  


Welcome to Medicare scheduled in Van Wert

Welcome to Medicare scheduled in Van Wert

VAN WERT — There will be a Welcome to Medicare event at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the Van Wert Council on Aging, 220 Fox Road, Van Wert. .neF...

May 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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A’s beat Indians 6-4
NBC ready to showcase Indy 500

NBC ready to showcase Indy 500

Like most aspiring broadcasters of his era, Mike Tirico remembers tuning into ABC every Saturday to watch Wide World of Sports, listening in rapt atte...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Koepka survives to win PGA Championship

Koepka survives to win PGA Championship

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a wire-to-wire victory, minus the style points.In a ragin...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Indians rout O’s 10-0

Indians rout O’s 10-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber was determined to finish what he started, even if it meant playing hide-and-seek with his pitching coach.Bieber st...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Ryu extends scoreless streak to 31 innings as Dodgers roll

Ryu extends scoreless streak to 31 innings as Dodgers roll

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu’s shutout streak rolls on.Ryu blanked the Reds over seven innings to extend his major league-leading streak...

May 19th, 2019 |  


High school baseball: Van Wert collects sectional title

High school baseball: Van Wert collects sectional title

VAN WERT — Getting ahead early was big for Van Wert in its 7-4 win over Wapakoneta in a Division II baseball sectional championship game on Satu...

May 18th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Mary and Morris Lehman

Mary and Morris Lehman

CRIDERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Morris Lehman will celebrate 70 years of marriage this year.Lehman and the former Mary Turner were married May 21, 1...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Norma and Kenny Mullett

Norma and Kenny Mullett

CONTINENTAL — Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Mullett celebrated 50 years of marriage on May 17 by going out to eat for dinner.Mullett and the former Norma M...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Schroeder/Gilliland

Schroeder/Gilliland

LIMA — Kylie Nicole Schroeder and Ryan Arthur Gilliland announce their engagement.Schroeder is the daughter of Keith and Jan Schroeder, of Lima....

May 18th, 2019 |  


Five generations: Piercefield family

Five generations: Piercefield family

Five generations of the Piercefield family gathered recently. Pictured are, from left, great-grandfather Ken Piercefield, great-great grandmother Mary...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Birthday planning mania

Real Life Mama: Birthday planning mania

It’s official: Birthday parties, and planning them, are the worst!Luckily, my kids’ birthdays are only about a month apart, so I can combi...

May 18th, 2019 |  


“Tolkien” – PG-13

“Tolkien” – PG-13

The Story “We should form a club,” says one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s (Harry Gilby) teenage school friends. “A fellowship!” th...

May 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Mom, doctors saved my life

Letter: Mom, doctors saved my life

I would like to thank The Lima News for publishing a story (A Stefanie Spielman champion – published May 10) on my mother, Patricia Carter, for ...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Print it and we’ll decide

Letter: Print it and we’ll decide

I recently read articles on the Opinion page by Leonard Pitts and Michael Reagan labeled “Their view.” At the end of Michael Reagan’...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: A cat shouldn’t get the bird

Letter: A cat shouldn’t get the bird

It’s a wonderful time of the year, with baby birds leaving their nests and learning how to fly. But unfortunately, it’s easy for cats to c...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: Film “Breakthrough” touches on life’s lessons

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Film “Breakthrough” touches on life’s lessons

If you have seen the film “Breakthrough,” I’m sure your heart was touched by the miracle Joyce Smith received during a 2015 January ...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: Only 30 people show up for ‘hiring event’

Jim Krumel: Only 30 people show up for ‘hiring event’

We keep hearing the same thing, over and over, when it comes to Lima’s job market.“There are jobs out there.”“Good paying jobs...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 20th, 2019. |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Mike Pence was right

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Mike Pence was right

Mike Pence was right. At least, inadvertently, he was.In a commencement address at Liberty University, the Christian evangelical college in Virginia, ...

May 19th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks
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Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs
Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

The love affair between President Donald Trump and rural America has always made sense to me.When I covered the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump ofte...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Getting ready for Gen Z

Getting ready for Gen Z

BALTIMORE — When AT&T recruiters compete for young talent on college campuses, they want to show how the old telephone company has become a ...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: The life-changing magic of working a bit longer

Liz Weston: The life-changing magic of working a bit longer

Retirement experts frequently recommend working longer if you haven’t saved enough. But you may not realize just how powerful a little extra wor...

May 18th, 2019 |  


3 ways to curb shopping urge

3 ways to curb shopping urge

Shopping can be a form of relaxation, an entertaining way to spend time or even a hobby. But it can turn into an expensive habit.Whether you sometimes...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Why financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Why financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Grants and scholarships are the best ways to pay for college because you don’t have to repay them. But if you chose a college because it offered...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Armes cancer center achieves accreditation

Armes cancer center achieves accreditation

FINDLAY — The Armes Family Cancer Care Center has achieved a four-year accreditation for its radiation oncology department through the American ...

May 18th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

COLUMBUS — A bill working its way through the state legislature seeks to prevent a death sentence for killers with a “serious mental illne...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

ATHENS — Fraternity brothers at Ohio University whipped their pledges with belts, pelted them with eggs and forced them to chug a large bottle o...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

MASSILLON — Historical sites do their best to be prepared in case of an emergency.When area museum professionals learned a fire had broken out i...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

COLUMBUS — City and county land banks across the state are pushing Ohio legislators to approve $50 million to demolish empty commercial and indu...

May 16th, 2019 |  


Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

CLEVELAND — A panel of physicians recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disord...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

COLUMBUS — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating re...

May 9th, 2019 |