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Community Enrichment Dinner set

Community Enrichment Dinner set

LIMA — The Lima Community Enrichment Dinner will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the UNOH Event Center, 1450 N. Cable Road, Lima.Tick...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Ottawa, Glandorf schools rally around students with cancer

Ottawa, Glandorf schools rally around students with cancer

OTTAWA — A Walk A Thon, barbecue picnic tailgate and kickoff assembly are all ways students at Ottawa and Glandorf Elementary schools are planni...

September 14th, 2019 updated: September 14th, 2019. |  


Hiding in plain sight

Hiding in plain sight

LIMA — School children dressed in red, white and blue crowd around a small handheld video camera vying for the viewfinder. At Heir Force Communi...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Road construction and maintenance projects

Road construction and maintenance projects

ALLEN COUNTYInterstate 75 between the Stewart Road overpass and Napoleon Road, between the city of Lima and the village of Beaverdam, will be restrict...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers

Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about the crimes or persons listed. The Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers program offers cas...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search

Scientists rethink Alzheimer’s, diversifying the drug search

WASHINGTON (AP) — When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they ...

September 14th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Twins sweep Indians
Cross country: Van Wert’s Phillips triumphs at Ottawa-Glandorf Blue/Gold Invitational

Cross country: Van Wert’s Phillips triumphs at Ottawa-Glandorf Blue/Gold Invitational

OTTAWA — Van Wert senior Caylee Phillips knew she was quite capable of putting on a good kick at the end of Saturday’s race at the Ottawa-...

September 14th, 2019 |  


High school football: Delphos Jefferson edges Perry

High school football: Delphos Jefferson edges Perry

DELPHOS — It was a wild and wooly night at Stadium Park.Delphos Jefferson scored with 25 seconds left, and converted the two-point conversion, t...

September 14th, 2019 |  


High school football: Allen East remains unbeaten

High school football: Allen East remains unbeaten

HARROD — Allen East moved to 3-0 on the season with a 22-14 high school football victory Saturday against Wynford.Bryce Belcher had a 2-yard tou...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Shawnee shuts out Maumee in boys soccer

Boys soccerShawnee 10, Maumee 0Austin Miller had three goals, Jake Miller and Connor Neidemire had two each and Carter Jensen, Zach Chambers and Brayd...

September 14th, 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....

September 14th, 2019 |  


Kevin Chappell shoots 11-under 59 at The Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Last fall, Kevin Chappell was at home recuperating from back surgery. On Friday in his first PGA Tour event since...

September 13th, 2019 |  


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100th birthday: Evelyn Sarber and Hazel Dunn

100th birthday: Evelyn Sarber and Hazel Dunn

LIMA — Cousins Evelyn Sarber and Hazel Dunn are celebrating their 100th birthdays. An open house will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at Old B...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Henry Amrine

Henry Amrine

LIMA — Henry “Bud” Amrine is celebrating his 95th birthday. A family celebration will be held at a later date. A card shower would b...

September 14th, 2019 |  


100th birthday: Rita Kaverman

100th birthday: Rita Kaverman

LIMA — Rita Kaverman is celebrating her 100th birthday with a family party. A card shower would be appreciated at Elmcroft Senior Living, 2075 N...

September 14th, 2019 |  


“It: Chapter Two” – R

“It: Chapter Two” – R

The Story“Mike! How long has it been?” says Stanley Uris (Andy Bean), answering the phone and recognizing an old friend. “Twenty-sev...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: When loves overlap

Real Life Mama: When loves overlap

I am pretty sure that my parenting goal came to fruition this week. OK, maybe that is a little extreme. I mean, my girls graduating from college, gett...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Get This: Tennessee baby weighing 9 lbs., 11 oz. born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11

Get This: Tennessee baby weighing 9 lbs., 11 oz. born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11

A newborn made jaws drop at a Tennessee hospital this week.Yes, Christina Malone-Brown was a beautiful baby. (Aren’t they all?) But it was some ...

September 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


David Trinko: Cool the fanaticism in sports

David Trinko: Cool the fanaticism in sports

Let’s get this out of the way: Bob Carrothers likes sports.“Generally speaking, I’m just a sports guy,” said Carrothers, an as...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Column: NC win a great day for Republicans

Column: NC win a great day for Republicans

Republicans’ special election victory Tuesday in North Carolina’s 9th District is the latest evidence that 2020 will be a very different e...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Letter: Rural America kicked while down

Letter: Rural America kicked while down

President Trump’s 2016 campaign tapped into the frustration of rural Ohio. Hard-working individuals were struggling, and it seemed like D.C. had...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Nine steps to a happier wintertime

Cheryl Parson: Nine steps to a happier wintertime

Although Labor Day seems like the beginning of fall, a week from tomorrow (September 23rd) is the season’s official first day. Since there’...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Train noise and road blockage

Legal-Ease: Train noise and road blockage

Ohio is blessed with a rather extensive network of railroads. Therefore, Ohioans may encounter more train whistles and stopped trains than residents i...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Agriculture lobby not serious about Lake Erie cleanup

Editorial: Agriculture lobby not serious about Lake Erie cleanup

It wasn’t so much an invitation, as a challenge.After Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz remarked last month, “We know who’s causing th...

September 13th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Juvenile justice association award renamed after Lima Senior grad

LIMA — The Michigan Juvenile Detention Association has renamed its highest award the David Roush Distinguished Service Award, in honor of 1967 L...

September 14th, 2019 |  


UNOH named ‘Champion of Character’ institution

UNOH named ‘Champion of Character’ institution

LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) has been named a 5-star Champions of Character institution by the National Association of Inte...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Nine steps to a happier wintertime

Cheryl Parson: Nine steps to a happier wintertime

Although Labor Day seems like the beginning of fall, a week from tomorrow (September 23rd) is the season’s official first day. Since there’...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Sept. 5-11

Land transfers, Sept. 5-11

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

September 14th, 2019 |  


Developmental disabilities board honors employees

Developmental disabilities board honors employees

LIMA — The Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities recognized employees Tammy DeLong and Chris Calvelage for supporting people with dev...

September 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, Sept. 13, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First National3.875/3.25%S...

September 14th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


4th Democratic presidential debate set for Otterbein University in central Ohio

4th Democratic presidential debate set for Otterbein University in central Ohio

The fourth debate among Democratic presidential candidates will be held at Otterbein University in Westerville.The Democratic National Committee made ...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Black Cleveland EMS captains say commissioner, city discriminates when scheduling shifts

Black Cleveland EMS captains say commissioner, city discriminates when scheduling shifts

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Five black Cleveland Emergency Medical Services captains sued the city and its EMS commissioner Thursday, claiming they faced ...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Ohio State found in violation of Ohio public records law

Ohio State found in violation of Ohio public records law

Ohio State University violated Ohio public records law in its handling of a records request by the student newspaper, a court of claims judge ruled th...

September 13th, 2019 |  


State health director urges medical marijuana users to avoid vaping

State health director urges medical marijuana users to avoid vaping

Ohio’s health director has recommended that medical marijuana patients avoid vaping after more than 400 cases of respiratory illness and six U.S...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison in ‘swatting’ case

Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison in ‘swatting’ case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio gamer upset about a $1.50 bet while playing Call of Duty: WWII online was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison f...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Honda at 40: Company, original employee grew together

Honda at 40: Company, original employee grew together

When Honda celebrated its 40th anniversary in Ohio this week, the milestone carried special meaning for employee Neil Vining.Vining was 22 in 1979 whe...

September 13th, 2019 |