NEWS


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Jordan: Trump got “raw deal” from Justice Dept.

Jordan: Trump got “raw deal” from Justice Dept.

LIMA — After being briefly featured in a Tuesday New York Times article about President Donald Trump’s moves against the Mueller investiga...

February 20th, 2019 |  


3rd meeting on landlord program gains no ground

3rd meeting on landlord program gains no ground

LIMA — After the third meeting of Lima City Council’s Community and Economic Development committee scheduled to consider a potential renta...

February 20th, 2019 |  


ArtSpace and Kewpee honoring young artists

ArtSpace and Kewpee honoring young artists

LIMA — The 31st annual Kewpee High School Art Invitational will be on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Jennings Board of Education to meet

Jennings Board of Education to meet

FORT JENNINGS — The Jennings Local School District Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in the school library, 1 Muskete...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Lima “Shark Tank” winners to be announced

Lima “Shark Tank” winners to be announced

LIMA — Winners of the Lima “Shark Tank” will be announced at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at The Coworking Center at The Meeting Pla...

February 20th, 2019 |  


PERI meeting scheduled

PERI meeting scheduled

LIMA — The Allen County PERI District 2 Chapter 8 will meet at noon, Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Eagles Lodge, 800 W. Robb Ave., Lima.Bring a frie...

February 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Girls basketball: Van Wert slips past Elida

Girls basketball: Van Wert slips past Elida

MILLER CITY — It was familiar territory for Van Wert.When Van Wert got down 9-0 early into Wednesday’s Division II sectional semifinal gir...

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


Girls basketball: New Knoxville records victory against Perry

Girls basketball: New Knoxville records victory against Perry

ST. MARYS — New Knoxville’s man-to-man pressure was overwhelming.The Rangers seemed to come at Perry with at least seven players at a time...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Blue Jackets unable to extend Canadiens’ skid

Blue Jackets unable to extend Canadiens’ skid

MONTREAL — The Montreal Canadiens put an end to a tough losing streak Tuesday night.Tomas Tatar scored in the third period to lift Montreal over...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Ohio high school basketball boys, girls scores for Tuesday, Feb. 19

Ohio high school basketball boys, girls scores for Tuesday, Feb. 19

BoysAkr. Buchtel 66, Akr. Hoban 58Akr. Manchester 76, Akr. Springfield 55Akr. SVSM 63, Cle. VASJ 59Alliance Marlington 67, Akr. Coventry 34Andover Pym...

February 19th, 2019 updated: February 20th, 2019. |  


Roundup: Sectional finals spots secured in girls basketball

Roundup: Sectional finals spots secured in girls basketball

Several area teams earned sectional final spots Tuesday night in girls high school basketball.Division IVLCC 63, Ridgemont 46COLDWATER — Lima Ce...

February 19th, 2019 updated: February 20th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Delphos Jefferson, Crestview win in Division IV

Girls basketball: Delphos Jefferson, Crestview win in Division IV

PAULDING – Delphos Jefferson girls head basketball coach Chrissy Billiter wanted to see her young squad do all the little things in Tuesday̵...

February 19th, 2019 updated: February 20th, 2019. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima’s ‘Green Book’ connections

Lima’s ‘Green Book’ connections

LIMA — Green Book. These two words put together now likely bring to mind a film of the same name.“Green Book” was released in late 2...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 18 — Lindsay and Jacob Kaufman, Leipsic, girl; Taylor Morey, Lima, girl.Feb. 19 — Sarah a...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Questions arise around ‘Empire’ actor’s incident

Questions arise around ‘Empire’ actor’s incident

Police: Tip that Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevatorCHICAGO — Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night “Empire”...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The ecstatic sailor shown kissing a woman in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II died Sunday. George Mendonsa wa...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 15 — Samantha and Nate Swaney, Spencerville, girl; Sarah Wortman and Douglas John, Van Wert, bo...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Black History Month quiz

Black History Month quiz

Let’s put down the silly quizzes for a moment, the ones to find out what dog you are most like or who you were in a past life. Here is a #blackhisto...

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


OPINION


Heidi Stevens: Begging Hollywood for a new kind of rom-com

Heidi Stevens: Begging Hollywood for a new kind of rom-com

However Rebel Wilson’s “Isn’t It Romantic” does at the box office this weekend, I hope it’s not the beginning of a genre...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Carrier looks out for customer

Letter: Carrier looks out for customer

We just wanted to thank our carrier, Mr. Ronald Reed, who noticed that the plow in American Township had done a number on our mail/paper box so he beg...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: What’s truth, what’s fiction?

Letter: What’s truth, what’s fiction?

President Trump cannot tell truth from fiction, and yet his Pocahontas line sticks to a senator who did not even fib. She may have exaggerated to prom...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Payday loan to fix roads

Letter: Payday loan to fix roads

It is now official: The sky is falling and Hades is freezing over. Our new governor has had a revelation that “we can’t borrow anymore mon...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: Seggerson column was a delight

Bob Seggerson’s recent article in The Lima News about the passing of Frank Robinson was a good one.Robby was a hero of mine also, especially whe...

February 19th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: A cautionary tale involving my ‘G’ girls

John Grindrod: A cautionary tale involving my ‘G’ girls

Last month’s column on my use of Garmins and Google Maps to connect my Point A’s to my Point B’s prompted some reactions from reader...

February 19th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


US stocks bounce back from wobbly start to extend gains

US stocks bounce back from wobbly start to extend gains

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks shook off an early wobble on Wall Street Tuesday, finishing modestly higher and extending the market’s gains into a...

February 19th, 2019 |  


China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block the country’s industrial development by all...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Tariff uncertainty could hurt auto industry more than plant closures in 2019

Tariff uncertainty could hurt auto industry more than plant closures in 2019

DETROIT — An auto industry that many experts think already is overdue for a slowdown just got a major dose of uncertainty that could reduce inve...

February 18th, 2019 |  


World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks mostly rose on Monday ahead of more trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week.Aft...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Lima News staying on Elida Road, looking for tenants

Lima News staying on Elida Road, looking for tenants

LIMA — After evaluating all options, The Lima News decided it didn’t need to relocate its business operations after all. One of Allen Coun...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Smaller refunds surprise early tax filers

Smaller refunds surprise early tax filers

LIMA — Those who filed their taxes early have likely encountered an unwelcome surprise: A lower-than-expected refund, or even an unexpected tax ...

February 16th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio governor to announce proposed gas tax increase

Ohio governor to announce proposed gas tax increase

COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine will announce Thursday his proposed recommendation for increasing the state gas tax to address a chronic shortf...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Owner of pit bull that killed Dayton man convicted

Owner of pit bull that killed Dayton man convicted

DAYTON — A Dayton man was convicted Friday for failing to control a pit bull that killed a 60-year-old Air Force veteran in 2017.Anthony D. Aust...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio lawmaker seeks to reform welfare programs

Ohio lawmaker seeks to reform welfare programs

HAMILTON — Operators of Butler County public assistance programs say a bill introduced by a local lawmaker meant to streamline some welfare prog...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Report: Congressman suspects theft from campaign account

Report: Congressman suspects theft from campaign account

CLEVELAND (AP) — The re-election committee for an Ohio Republican congressman told the Federal Election Commission it suspects the campaign̵...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio’s income tax revenue slumps in past two months

Ohio’s income tax revenue slumps in past two months

COLUMBUS — For two consecutive months, Ohio income tax collections have fallen noticeably short of estimates, although overall tax revenue remai...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio sends incorrect tax form to about 9,000 people

Ohio sends incorrect tax form to about 9,000 people

COLUMBUS — About 9,000 people who collected money last year from Ohio’s unclaimed-funds operation have received a tax form that includes i...

February 16th, 2019 |