NEWS


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Ada honors its ‘Swimming Lady’

Ada honors its ‘Swimming Lady’

ADA — A stormy morning of celebration brought tears to Ada’s Saundra L. Neely, affectionately known as the “Swimming Lady.”Nee...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Berger calls on DeWine to protect Obamacare

Berger calls on DeWine to protect Obamacare

LIMA — Mayor David Berger wants State Attorney General Mike DeWine to take action to protect aspects of Obamacare threatened by conservative pol...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Based on Crish revelations, convicted drug dealer wants new trial

Based on Crish revelations, convicted drug dealer wants new trial

LIMA — A Lima man sentenced in 2014 to 25 years in prison for trafficking cocaine in Allen County wants a new trial based on evidence contained ...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Sentences doled out in Allen County Common Pleas Court

Sentences doled out in Allen County Common Pleas Court

The following individuals were sentenced recently in Allen County Common Pleas Court:Montiel Alexander, 20, of Lima, was sentenced to three years on p...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Lincolnview schools recognized by Auditor of State

Lincolnview schools recognized by Auditor of State

COLUMBUS — Lincolnview schools in Van Wert County was one of six public bodies throughout the state of Ohio receive the Auditor of State Award f...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Final four set in championship flight
Brazil leaves it late to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at World Cup

Brazil leaves it late to beat Costa Rica 2-0 at World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — After more than 90 minutes of aggravation and exasperation, Neymar and Brazil finally broke through Costa RicaR...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Mathias signs free agent contract with Cavaliers

Mathias signs free agent contract with Cavaliers

Elida’s Dakota Mathias signed an Exhibit 10 free agent contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night after going undrafted in the two ...

June 22nd, 2018 updated: June 22nd, 2018. |  


Lima City Men’s Golf Championship competitors battle rainy conditions

Lima City Men’s Golf Championship competitors battle rainy conditions

It was a good day for the low qualifiers and for most of the former city champions in the field in the championship flight of the Lima City Men’...

June 22nd, 2018 updated: June 22nd, 2018. |  


Cavaliers select Sexton

INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers selected a point guard and pitch man.Moments after the team selected Collin Sexton with the No. 8 pick in the NBA d...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Roundup: Schmitmeyer, Ethan Harmon win Lima Junior Golf Association tournament titles with 1-under scores

Roundup: Schmitmeyer, Ethan Harmon win Lima Junior Golf Association tournament titles with 1-under scores

VAN WERT — Jill Schmitmeyer and Ethan Harmon each shot 1-under 71s in winning 16-18 division titles Thursday in the Lima Junior Golf Association...

June 21st, 2018 updated: June 22nd, 2018. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Making the Grades

Making the Grades

Check out our quarterly section highlighting the best and the brightest students in the region, with honor rolls from area schools. Click here to s...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


After 4,000 episodes, a halt for Jerry Springer’s show

After 4,000 episodes, a halt for Jerry Springer’s show

NEW YORK — Somehow it doesn’t seem right for Jerry Springer to exit quietly. There should be one last thrown chair or a bleep-filled tirad...

June 22nd, 2018 updated: June 22nd, 2018. |  


Bath High School

4.0Grade 9: Chandler Clark, Abbie Dackin, Andrew Gerten, Haylee Hammons, Mariam Khan, Kaitlyn May, Peyton Moyler, Kenneson Owsley, Madelyn Renner, Meg...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Bath Middle School

4.0Grade 6: Blessy Christian, Shelby Compton, Conner Droll, Anne Oliver, Joel Rasor, Madison Ripley, Brennon Ryan, William Shaffer, Andrew Sheidler, E...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Bluffton High School

AGrade 9: Isabella Angel, Asher Antrim, Olivia Barnes, Cora Bischoff, Jonah Blackburn, Simon Derstine, Louisa Dunlap, Adam Fredritz, Laykin Garmatter,...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Bluffton Middle School

AGrade 6: Theodore Andreas, Ella Armstrong, Timothy Betts, Garret Bogart, Gavin Bogart, Jessica Boop, Cole Bowers, Brooke Camper, Caitlyn Couch, Ashle...

June 21st, 2018 |  


OPINION


Letter: Policy was inhumane

I am responding to the editorial by Kathleen Parker that appeared in The Lima News on Tuesday, June 19th. In her editorial, Ms. Parker referred to the...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Christine M. Flowers: People think they know what I believe because I’m a conservative columnist. They’re wrong

Christine M. Flowers: People think they know what I believe because I’m a conservative columnist. They’re wrong

PHILADELPHIA — Earlier this week, a producer from a local television station called to inquire if I would like to come on and defend the separat...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Editorial: Trump helps kids, but immigration reform still needed

President Donald Trump did the right thing Wednesday by reversing course to address an immigration crisis. He issued an executive order to end his adm...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Lori Borgman: Bless your hearts, and bless our fast feet

Lori Borgman: Bless your hearts, and bless our fast feet

We have returned home from a short trip to Savannah, Georgia, and would like to confess. Our crime?Walking fast.I blame Southern Living magazine.We bo...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Cal Thomas: The politics behind separation anxiety

Cal Thomas: The politics behind separation anxiety

Need proof that the current controversy over children of undocumented immigrants is more political than humanitarian? Hillary Clinton said she was ...

June 20th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Land transfers, June 14 to June 20

Land transfers, June 14 to June 20

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 14 to June 20. Figures reflect the sel...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Stocks finish mostly higher as tech and media companies lead

Stocks finish mostly higher as tech and media companies lead

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose Wednesday as investors bet that technology companies and small, domestically-focused firms will continue to do ...

June 20th, 2018 |  


The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B counteroffer

NEW YORK (AP) — The mouse is chasing the fox.Disney is offering more than $71 billion for Fox’s entertainment businesses in a counterbid t...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally

Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally

NEW YORK (AP) — Big industrial and technology companies skidded Tuesday as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China threatened to come to a ...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Defense bill earmarks almost $2B to JSMC

Defense bill earmarks almost $2B to JSMC

LIMA — The Joint Systems Manufacturing Center (JSMC) has been preparing for a major increase in jobs — several hundred estimated by Plant ...

June 19th, 2018 updated: June 19th, 2018. |  


Labor force grows, unemployment rises in Lima region

Labor force grows, unemployment rises in Lima region

LIMA — Unemployment rates went up in seven of the eight regional counties in May. The number of unemployed people was steady in most counties, w...

June 19th, 2018 updated: June 19th, 2018. |  


STATE NEWS


Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 workers were arrested at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investig...

June 21st, 2018 updated: June 21st, 2018. |  


Murder trial for Middletown teens delayed

Murder trial for Middletown teens delayed

MIDDLETOWN — Trial dates for two Middletown teens facing murder charges for an alleged robbery gone bad in December have not yet been set, and o...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Convicted Republican businessman’s company targets Democrats

Convicted Republican businessman’s company targets Democrats

COLUMBUS (AP) — An Ohio company whose Republican owner spent more than a year in prison following a campaign finance probe has organized employe...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Ohio schools can get aerial photos to augment safety plans

Ohio schools can get aerial photos to augment safety plans

COLUMBUS (AP) — The state crime lab is offering to use its drones to take aerial photos of Ohio schools that could help police if they had to re...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Motorcyclist throws concrete into car, breaking woman’s jaw

Motorcyclist throws concrete into car, breaking woman’s jaw

AKRON (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist involved in a road rage confrontation in Ohio threw a piece of concrete into a car and broke a woman̵...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Ex-teacher gets jail time for sex with 3 students

Ex-teacher gets jail time for sex with 3 students

CANTON (AP) — A former high school physical education teacher in Ohio has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for having sex with three students.T...

June 20th, 2018 |