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Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Friday, Sept. 25.Downtown Lima’s next major project is the Central District, a $4 mill...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Transformation underway for Lima’s ‘Central District’

Transformation underway for Lima’s ‘Central District’

LIMA — Downtown Lima’s next major project is the Central District, a $4 million effort to transform a block of empty warehouses and undeve...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 25th, 2020. |  


Allen County buys building for public defenders

Allen County buys building for public defenders

LIMA — Allen County Commissioners took the first steps needed to set up a full-time public defender’s office by approving the purchase of ...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 24th, 2020. |  


Emotions run high in Omosikeji sentencing case

Emotions run high in Omosikeji sentencing case

LIMA — Jolade Omosikeji Jr., 22, was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison for the June 2019 shooting death of 19-year-old Lima resident Chri...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 24th, 2020. |  


Delphos man charged in rape of 10-year-old

Delphos man charged in rape of 10-year-old

LIMA — A Delphos man was arraigned Thursday in Allen County Common Pleas Court for allegedly performing sex acts on a 10-year-old girl in 2018.T...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 24th, 2020. |  


Man gets 4 years for attacking drug dealer

Man gets 4 years for attacking drug dealer

LIMA – A Lima man convicted last month by an Allen County jury of felonious assault was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison on the second...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 24th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


Volleyball: Ottawa-Glandorf fends off Celina

Volleyball: Ottawa-Glandorf fends off Celina

CELINA – Technically it was not for the Western Buckeye League title, but Ottawa-Glandorf head coach Amber Miller knew that beating Celina would...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 25th, 2020. |  


Boys golf: Shawnee claims overall WBL title

Boys golf: Shawnee claims overall WBL title

KENTON — Defiance won the Western Buckeye League boys golf tournament but Shawnee did enough to win the overall league championship on Thursday ...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 25th, 2020. |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers 6-1

Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers 6-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto homered for his first hit all season against Milwaukee, Trevor Bauer dominated on short rest, and the Cincinnati Re...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Mayfield, Browns’ high-powered offense show early promise

Mayfield, Browns’ high-powered offense show early promise

CLEVELAND (AP) — Like a mother lion with her hungry cubs, Baker Mayfield has many mouths to feed.And just one football to share.When Mayfield lo...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Perry seeks more success

Perry seeks more success

With a convincing 24-8 win over Riverside last Friday, Perry snared its second straight Northwest Central Conference football title in the Lane divisi...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Why are Black men in the U.S. more likely to die from prostate cancer?

Why are Black men in the U.S. more likely to die from prostate cancer?

LIMA — Black men in the U.S. are nearly 60% more likely to develop prostate cancer in their lifetimes and more than twice as likely to die from ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Inherited high cholesterol: Can nutrition help?

Quinn on Nutrition: Inherited high cholesterol: Can nutrition help?

“My cholesterol is too high,” a patient explained. “But I can’t help it. It’s hereditary.” She was right. Her type...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 22 — Aneisa Briggs and Craig L. Robertson Jr., Lima, boy; Alyssa Chaffins and Kiran Kota, Lima...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Tuttle Construction

Tuttle Construction

LIMA — In the 1950s the first wave of the Baby Boom generation swept over the school system and touched off a boom of another sort — a sch...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 21 — Haley Pierson, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 21 — Julie and Corey Buck...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.The multi-platinum 25-year-old star scored 16 nominations, dick ...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


OPINION


Don Stratton: Today’s No. 1 oxymoron: customer service

Don Stratton: Today’s No. 1 oxymoron: customer service

So many major companies today offer what they call customer service, but it turns out to be anything but service. It seems to at its worst in the tech...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Lori Borgman: 2 tips for improving your smize

Lori Borgman: 2 tips for improving your smize

One of the grands sent a self-portrait she created for art class. The top half of the portrait shows her hair parted in the middle with one of her sig...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Letter: Voting for what’s right!

Recently The Lima News printed a letter from Marion Edwards. I read it and thought she did a good job expressing reasons for voting for Trump.I realiz...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Editorial: Don’t call Ruth Bader Ginsburg a revolutionary

Editorial: Don’t call Ruth Bader Ginsburg a revolutionary

We join the nation in mourning the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her life of service to our country and its laws has rightly inspired millions...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Jerry Zezima: Going to seed with a lawn guy

Jerry Zezima: Going to seed with a lawn guy

Because I am widely recognized as an airhead, just like the stars of the Tom and Jerry cartoons, you’d think I would be an expert in aeration, w...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: The wedding gift, largely forgotten and yet …

John Grindrod: The wedding gift, largely forgotten and yet …

Of course, the narrative that matters the most to us, our own lives, is divided into chapters, and there is that chapter that begins somewhere between...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


BUSINESS


Mercer County pullet farm seeks ODA permit renewal

Mercer County pullet farm seeks ODA permit renewal

ST. HENRY — A St. Henry pullet farm is asking the Ohio Department of Agriculture to renew an operating permit for five years, allowing the farm ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Home prices, sales continue to rise

Home prices, sales continue to rise

LIMA — Home prices in Allen County and the west central region rose by an average of 7.3% in the first eight months of 2020, a positive trend fo...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


Allen County jobless rate falls to 8.4% in August

Allen County jobless rate falls to 8.4% in August

LIMA — Allen County’s jobless rate fell 0.3 percentage points from July to August as 300 people were hired or returned to their previous j...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


250-acre development in works near Cridersville

250-acre development in works near Cridersville

CRIDERSVILLE — A potential 250-acre development comparable to Levis Commons in Perrysburg is currently being planned for the east side of Inters...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


Construction in overdrive

Construction in overdrive

COLUMBUS — Central Ohio is on track for a record amount of new warehouse space this year, driven in part by a surge of consumers shopping from h...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Allen Lima Leadership recognizes 2020 graduates

Allen Lima Leadership recognizes 2020 graduates

LIMA — Allen Lima Leadership will introduce its 33rd class Thursday night and celebrate the graduation of its 32nd class during an event Thursda...

September 19th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electric...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting in October

Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting in October

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting Oct. 3, the result of large crowds expected at the park over the...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and Republican groups including the Trump campaign are fighting to uphold a GOP election chief’s directive limi...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

AKRON, Ohio — Akron and the Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition are moving forward with plans to design the six-mile “Rubber City Heritage Tr...

September 18th, 2020 updated: September 18th, 2020. |  


ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio could save up to $264 million a year by reducing the use of cash jail to house defendants before their case is resolv...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

A multi-state settlement will provide $20.6 million in debt relief to former Ohio students of the defunct ITT Technical Institute, Ohio Attorney Gener...

September 15th, 2020 |