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Kalida’s Zeller receives scholarship

Kalida’s Zeller receives scholarship

KALIDA — Kalida High School Senior Jack Zeller has been awarded the 2019 Medical Mutual of Ohio Scholarship.Zeller will receive $500 to use for ...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Movies in the Park returning to Faurot Park

Movies in the Park returning to Faurot Park

LIMA — The Lima Rotary Club Movies in the Park will return Friday, May 31 and Friday, June 21 at dusk at the Rotary Pavilion in Faurot Park, S. ...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Rhodes State board borrows $10 million

Rhodes State board borrows $10 million

LIMA — The downtown project for Rhodes State College took another step forward as the board of trustees voted Tuesday night to take out a $10 mi...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Kiwanis student clubs, advisers recognized

Kiwanis student clubs, advisers recognized

LIMA — Several Kiwanis student clubs and advisers in the Lima City Schools have been recognized by Kiwanis International.The following clubs wer...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse

Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but fail...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

LIMA — Fat Cat Diner will reopen this summer as Teasers Diner, a 24-hour American-style restaurant that its new owners hope will compete with Wa...

May 21st, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Beilein plans Cavaliers ‘renaissance’

Beilein plans Cavaliers ‘renaissance’

INDEPENDENCE — High on a wall and across the courts from where John Beilein was sitting, the Cavaliers’ basketball history stared the new ...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Recker named top PCL player

Kalida’s Owen Recker was named the Putnam County League Player of the Year for the second year in a row and Columbus Groves’ Eric Naughton...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Larson looking for turnaround after All-Star success

Larson looking for turnaround after All-Star success

Eds: With AP Photos.CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Larson was among NASCAR’s rising young stars in 2017 with four victories and his second stra...

May 20th, 2019 |  


The past. The future. The present.

The past. The future. The present.

It seems weekly that I catch somebody looking at a glass enclosed plaque at 20th Century. Often in those conversations there will be opinion given tha...

May 20th, 2019 |  


A’s beat Indians 6-4

A’s beat Indians 6-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brett Anderson left in the sixth inning with a cervical strain, and the Oakland Athletics hung on to beat the Cleveland Indians...

May 20th, 2019 |  


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Births
‘Game of Thrones’ airs finale

‘Game of Thrones’ airs finale

LOS ANGELES — Winter has come and winter has gone, the last of the heads have been lopped off and the last of the dragon fire has been spit as &...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 15 — Meisha and Alberto Osorio, Wapkoneta, girl.May 17 — Courtney Quintana and Nathan Thu...

May 20th, 2019 |  


‘John Wick 3’ dethrones ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with $57 million

‘John Wick 3’ dethrones ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with $57 million

LOS ANGELES — The box office has a new king and his name is John Wick. The third installment of the hyper violent Keanu Reeves franchise has tak...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Mary and Morris Lehman

Mary and Morris Lehman

CRIDERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Morris Lehman will celebrate 70 years of marriage this year.Lehman and the former Mary Turner were married May 21, 1...

May 18th, 2019 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Letter: Roses to the concert band

Letter: Roses to the concert band

Wow! A whole bouquet of 70 roses, one for each member of the Lima Area Concert Band which gave an outstanding performance recently at the Civic Center...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Mom, doctors saved my life

Letter: Mom, doctors saved my life

I would like to thank The Lima News for publishing a story (A Stefanie Spielman champion – published May 10) on my mother, Patricia Carter, for ...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Print it and we’ll decide

Letter: Print it and we’ll decide

I recently read articles on the Opinion page by Leonard Pitts and Michael Reagan labeled “Their view.” At the end of Michael Reagan’...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: A cat shouldn’t get the bird

Letter: A cat shouldn’t get the bird

It’s a wonderful time of the year, with baby birds leaving their nests and learning how to fly. But unfortunately, it’s easy for cats to c...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: Film “Breakthrough” touches on life’s lessons

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Film “Breakthrough” touches on life’s lessons

If you have seen the film “Breakthrough,” I’m sure your heart was touched by the miracle Joyce Smith received during a 2015 January ...

May 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Allen County’s jobless rate reaches record low

Allen County’s jobless rate reaches record low

LIMA — April was another record-breaking month for northwest Ohio.Allen County’s jobless rate fell to 3% in April, breaking the previous r...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks

Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks

LIMA — Production is ramping up at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center as the tank plant prepares to deliver the first brigade of M1A2 SEPv3 ...

May 21st, 2019 updated: May 21st, 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. |  


Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

The love affair between President Donald Trump and rural America has always made sense to me.When I covered the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump ofte...

May 18th, 2019 |  


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 |  


STATE NEWS


Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union has cut ties with the United Methodist Church over the denomination’s recent bans on gay clergy a...

May 21st, 2019 |  


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 |