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Lima woman jailed after allegedly stabbing housemate

Lima woman jailed after allegedly stabbing housemate

LIMA — A 27-year-old Lima woman was jailed on suspicion of felonious assault following a stabbing incident late Sunday evening.According to Sgt....

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


Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by...

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


Olsson leaving The Lima News for role with Greater Lima Region Inc.

Olsson leaving The Lima News for role with Greater Lima Region Inc.

LIMA — The publisher of The Lima News will leave the newspaper at the end of the month and join Greater Lima Region Inc. as vice president for c...

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


Trial date nears for Waynesfield man charged with murder

Trial date nears for Waynesfield man charged with murder

WAPAKONETA — Attorneys will meet for a final time later this month with a visiting judge assigned to preside over the murder case of a Waynesfie...

May 20th, 2019 updated: 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. |  


Beyond the robe: Lima judge shows off writing skills with release of new book

Beyond the robe: Lima judge shows off writing skills with release of new book

LIMA — In his day job, Jeffrey Reed is constrained by two fundamental tenets: The facts and the law.But when it comes to his hobby, Reed has no ...

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


SPORTS


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Indians rout O’s 10-0
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 |  


Roundup: Columbus Grove boys win track and field district

Roundup: Columbus Grove boys win track and field district

FINDLAY — Columbus Grove won the boys team title Saturday at the Division III district held at the Cooper Tire Track and Field Complex.The Bulld...

May 18th, 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....

May 18th, 2019 |  


Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after 3 rounds at PGA

Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after 3 rounds at PGA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka is on the cusp of some elite company at the PGA Championship — in the record book, not on the leaderboar...

May 18th, 2019 |  


War of Will wins Preakness; another horse goes riderless

War of Will wins Preakness; another horse goes riderless

BALTIMORE — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse t...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Track and field: Spencerville’s Burden shines at district meet

Track and field: Spencerville’s Burden shines at district meet

SPENCERVILLE — To win four events in a track-and-field meet is pretty special.To do it on your home track is even better.Despite Saturday’...

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


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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 |  


Sharon Jefferson: The white-washed house

In the book of Ezekiel 13: 11-15, say unto them which daub it with untampered motor, that it shall fall; “there shall be an overflow shower: and...

May 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Jordan’s district illusrates the problem

In regards to Mr. Elberson’s letter in The Lima News, have you ever looked at the s lines that form U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan’s congressional d...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: A dirty mess goes unresolved

Dominion Energy and its contractor removed about 66 tons of dirt from the property Dominion oversees and Dominion said all that dirt was being stored ...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Editorial: The FDA is on a collision course with the courts over imported execution drugs

Editorial: The FDA is on a collision course with the courts over imported execution drugs

The Justice Department has added another level of confusion to the nation’s already muddled capital punishment system, advising the Food and Dru...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Our trillion-dollar problem deserves bipartisan attention

Editorial: Our trillion-dollar problem deserves bipartisan attention

Our nation is now staring at trillion-dollar annual deficits. The Congressional Budget Office in a report this month warned the nation once again that...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: Ending Abortion, One Baby At a Time

Michael Reagan: Ending Abortion, One Baby At a Time

Thanks to Alabama, abortion is back on the national stage again.It was already becoming a hot political topic when Alabama’s legislature shocked...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Letter: What happened to our respect?

Recently while traveling across Lima to attend church on a Sunday morning, how sad it was to see stores doing business as usual and sporting events in...

May 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs
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 |  


Land transfers, May 9-15

Land transfers, May 9-15

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 9 through May 15. Figures reflect the s...

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 |