NEWS


Vantage firefighter program receives grant

Vantage firefighter program receives grant

VAN WERT — The Vantage Firefighter Training program has been awarded a $12,000 training grant from the Department of Commerce, Division of State...

September 30th, 2020 |  


New evidence in Wilson trial cancels Wednesday testimony

New evidence in Wilson trial cancels Wednesday testimony

LIMA — A defense motion for a mistrial in the trial of Eric Wilson was overruled Wednesday morning, but jurors were ultimately sent home for the...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Leipsic Homecoming Court set

Leipsic Homecoming Court set

LEIPSIC — Leipsic High School will name its Homecoming King and Queen on Friday before the football game.The court includes Ava Henry, freshman ...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Get This: James Meredith film weighs ‘complicated’ civil rights figure

Get This: James Meredith film weighs ‘complicated’ civil rights figure

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A new documentary is diving into the complicated, and sometimes contradictory life of James Meredith, a Black civil rights fi...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 24 — Jacqlyn Fitzgerald and LeShane Guire, Lima, girl.Sept. 25 — Charlotte and Ervin Purdy, Lima, boy; M...

September 30th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Shawnee boys, girls win team titles at Bath Cross Country Invitational

Roundup: Shawnee boys, girls win team titles at Bath Cross Country Invitational

BATH TOWNSHIP — Shawnee won the boys and girls team championships during Tuesday’s Bath Cross Country Invitational.The Indians finished wi...

September 29th, 2020 updated: September 30th, 2020. |  


Titans have NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak

Titans have NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans won’t be back inside their building until Saturday at the earliest because of eight positive tests...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Girls golf: LCC claims sectional crown

Girls golf: LCC claims sectional crown

KALIDA — Lima Central Catholic, as expected, dominated the Division II girls golf sectional tournament at Moose Landing Country Club, the first ...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Nicholas Goldberg: Tuesday’s presidential debate will test Trump’s assertions about Biden’s mental state

President Donald Trump’s attacks on Joe Biden’s mental state are detestable.But they’re also effective. With the president pounding ...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Bluffton girls captures NWC title

High SchoolGirls SoccerBluffton 5, Ada 0Ada — Bluffton captured the Northwest Conference title after beating Ada and going 5-0 on the season. Th...

September 28th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Remembering the Roxy

Remembering the Roxy

LIMA — In mid-summer 1903 Lima was in the middle of what the Allen County Republican Gazette described as “one of the greatest building bo...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Barry Jenkins to direct ‘Lion King’ follow-up

Barry Jenkins to direct ‘Lion King’ follow-up

NEW YORK — The Walt Disney Co. will make a follow-up to the 2019 live-action “The Lion King,” with Barry Jenkins, the director of th...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Family donates 116-year-old diary to historical society

Family donates 116-year-old diary to historical society

ST. LOUIS — Stephen Phelps calls it the “family bible,” the “holy grail” that has survived 116 years and three generatio...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 24 — Jacqlyn Fitzgerald and LeShane Guire, Lima, girl.Sept. 25 — Charlotte and Ervin Purdy, Lima, boy; M...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Get This: Brown bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo, kills popular alpaca

Get This: Brown bear breaks into the Alaska Zoo, kills popular alpaca

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A wild brown bear tunneled under perimeter fencing and killed a popular alpaca at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, official...

September 27th, 2020 |  


Visits from presidents

Visits from presidents

Many United States presidents have come through Allen County:• Feb. 23, 1860: Candidate Abraham Lincoln’s train passed through Lima.•...

September 26th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Letter: God help America
Jerry Zezima: This art is a big draw

Jerry Zezima: This art is a big draw

As a painter, I like to think I have something in common with Picasso, mainly because we both had blue periods, mine coming several years ago when I u...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Cal Thomas: My questions for Joe Biden

Cal Thomas: My questions for Joe Biden

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has made himself largely unavailable to questions from reporters since before his nomination. In contrast,...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: Voting for what’s right

Letter: Voting for what’s right

The letter by Marion Edwards emphasized that policies are more important than personality; that actions are more important than words!During President...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: Americans need the truth

Letter: Americans need the truth

In the late 1890’s, William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer ” were the media giants. Their stories were sometimes less than factual wh...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: Stop talking, show me

Letter: Stop talking, show me

Some of Anthony D’Aquanni’s final words as family members said their final goodbyes were “everyone keeps telling me that they love m...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: 275 words to describe Trump

Letter: 275 words to describe Trump

I am pondering how to express my viewpoint in the 2020 presidential election with The Lima News’ 275-word limit in the Your View feature? ItR...

September 29th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Lima Memorial recognized for lung cancer efforts

LIMA — A lung cancer research foundation has recognized Lima Memorial Health System for its efforts to improve the lives of lung cancer patients...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, Sept. 17-23

Land transfers, Sept. 17-23

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 17 through Sept. 23. Figures reflect ...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Cheryl Parson: Scammers use current events against victims

Cheryl Parson: Scammers use current events against victims

Confusion! It is a scammer’s best tool. It allows them to muddy the facts surrounding a situation enough to take advantage of the public. For ex...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Latta earns ‘Energy Champion’ award from AEA

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Energy Alliance has recognized U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, for his votes to support market-oriented ener...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Sept. 181, 2020:Lender ` 30-year rate ` 15-year rateFirst Nat...

September 26th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Court nixes Ohio ballot applications arriving by fax, email

Court nixes Ohio ballot applications arriving by fax, email

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Requesting an absentee ballot by fax or email remains off limits in Ohio following a court decision that delivered a victo...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Committee adjourns on eve of deadline to repeal bailout law

Committee adjourns on eve of deadline to repeal bailout law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — On the eve of a deadline, the Ohio House committee set up to determine the fate of the law now tainted by a $60 million fe...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Cuyahoga County Board of Elections manager to resign after poll worker email debacle

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections manager to resign after poll worker email debacle

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections on Wednesday accepted the resignation of a manager responsible for allowing emails to b...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Ex-Solon band director indicted on charges that accuse him of sexually abusing 9 students

Ex-Solon band director indicted on charges that accuse him of sexually abusing 9 students

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A former Solon High School band director accused of molesting a 12-year-old student more than a decade ago is now named in an ...

September 30th, 2020 |  


Governor: 10 p.m. alcohol ban under review, other aid on way

Governor: 10 p.m. alcohol ban under review, other aid on way

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s ban on alcohol sales after 10 p.m. is under review and aid could be on the way to small businesses hurt ...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Ohio’s Medicaid program to expand behavioral-health services for high-need children

Ohio’s Medicaid program to expand behavioral-health services for high-need children

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Ohio’s Medicaid system is set to expand access to behavioral-health services for thousands of children as part of the state...

September 29th, 2020 |