NEWS


8:19 am
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Special grand jury clears cops in SWAT team shooting death
Photos: Vigil for domestic violence deaths

Photos: Vigil for domestic violence deaths

Savanna Cox of St. Marys (left) holds the photo of her sister, 9 month-old victim Jasmine Fricke-Simpkins, and sits with her friend Krista Prater duri...

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


Wapak trooper involved in 3-county chase that ends in arrest

Wapak trooper involved in 3-county chase that ends in arrest

WAPAKONETA — A Dayton man was arrested Thursday after leading a trooper from the Wapakoneta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol on a chase tha...

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


Lima man sentenced to 4 years for vehicle attack on wife

Lima man sentenced to 4 years for vehicle attack on wife

LIMA — A Lima man who injured his wife by ramming her parked car with his own vehicle has been sentenced to four years in prison.James Boroff, 3...

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


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

Oct. 9Joy Burket, 52, of 126 Weaver St Apt 1, Xenia, pleaded no contest and found guilty of OVI. Sentence: 5 days jail. 5 days suspended. $600 fine.Je...

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


Get This: Iowa man finds 5 inches of animal blood flooding basement

Get This: Iowa man finds 5 inches of animal blood flooding basement

BAGLEY, Iowa (AP) — Blood may be thicker than water, but it’ll still flood your basement.Nick Lestina found this out the hard way two week...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Mulvaney confirms Trump withheld aid in part to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democrats

Mulvaney confirms Trump withheld aid in part to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump withheld roughly $400 million in aid to Ukraine earlier this year in part to push its new government to inve...

October 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 8:27 am. |   
Boys soccer: Shawnee heads to districts
Men’s college basketball: Ohio State’s Wesson keeps weight off

Men’s college basketball: Ohio State’s Wesson keeps weight off

COLUMBUS — When Kaleb Wesson showed up on Ohio State’s campus in the summer of 2017, he was listed at 6-foot-9, 290 pounds.He was a four-s...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Roundup: All-WBL honors handed out in volleyball, boys soccer

Roundup: All-WBL honors handed out in volleyball, boys soccer

The Western Buckeye League has announced its all-league selections in boys soccer and volleyballShawnee’s Carter Jensen was named WBL player of ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Shawnee duo join Bolons at state

Shawnee duo join Bolons at state

When Shawnee’s Katie Clark and Alotus Wei teamed up for the first time as a doubles team this year the duo got off to a rocky start.“The f...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Boys golf: Elida looks to play best at state

Boys golf: Elida looks to play best at state

The Elida boys’ golf team enjoyed one its best seasons.After a successful regular season that saw them capture all the tournament titles they pa...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Spencerville shakesoff slow start, sitsatop NWC standings

Spencerville shakesoff slow start, sitsatop NWC standings

In week three of the season, Spencerville found losing 41-27 to Lima Central Catholic and the Bearcats fell to 1-2 on the season.Despite the defeat, S...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Roundup: All-NWC honors announced in soccer, volleyball

Roundup: All-NWC honors announced in soccer, volleyball

The Northwest Conference has announced all-conference selections in boys and girls soccer and volleyball.In boys soccer, Bluffton’s Matt Daws (p...

October 16th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Concerts in the Lima area
Fall into the changing weather

Fall into the changing weather

LIMA — If you are looking to enjoy the recently more brisk fall weather, the area will be host to several indoor and outdoor seasonal activities...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemOct. 15 — Teresa Leatherman and Doug Dunigan, Harrod, boy.Oct. 16 — Alexis and Lyndsie Kill, Delphos, boy; Mak...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Scotty McCreery returning to Civic Center

Scotty McCreery returning to Civic Center

LIMA — Since performing in a sold-out Veterans Memorial Civic Center in 2014, country artist Scotty McCreery has released the album “Seaso...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: An apple a day

Quinn on Nutrition: An apple a day

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? I hope so, because my trees are groaning with hundreds of these beauties this year.I decided to see i...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and The Lima News is interested in hearing from our readers for a special publication planned for Nov. 10. We are seeking sto...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Crossover artist Lauren Daigle reigns at Dove Awards

Crossover artist Lauren Daigle reigns at Dove Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Grammy-winning singer Lauren Daigle reigned at the 50th annual Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards on Tuesday, winni...

October 16th, 2019 |  


OPINION


10:44 pm |    
Letter: Getting real on guns
Columbus Dispatch: Society suffers when women endure inequality, even as the majority

Columbus Dispatch: Society suffers when women endure inequality, even as the majority

In what world does it make sense for a certain segment of society to be better educated but not fare as well financially as other segments?Similarly, ...

October 16th, 2019 |  


George Will: Progressives are all too willing to cut constitutional corners

George Will: Progressives are all too willing to cut constitutional corners

WASHINGTON — Presidential aspirant Beto O’Rourke, thrashing about in an attempt to be noticed, says tax exemptions should be denied to chu...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Jerry Zezima: The kindest cut of all

Jerry Zezima: The kindest cut of all

In this age of rampant egotism and false pride, it’s nice to know that there is still a genuine star who hasn’t let fame go to his head, e...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Letter: Win at all costs

Letter: Win at all costs

It’s become painfully apparent the mantra of our country is “Win At Any Cost.” This pertains to sports, business and especially, pol...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Letter: You’rea good group, Elida theater

Letter: You’rea good group, Elida theater

I think anyone who didn’t see the “Charlie Brown you’re a Good Man” musical really missed out.It was put on by the Elida High ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Noah Feldman: Giuliani is a sideshow. Trump’s abuse of power is the main event

Noah Feldman: Giuliani is a sideshow. Trump’s abuse of power is the main event

The news that two associates of Rudy Giuliani have been charged with funneling illegal campaign contributions from Ukraine to the United States is ine...

October 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


9:27 pm
Updated: 9:32 pm. |    
GM, UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike

Mercy plans medical education center

LIMA — Construction of Mercy Health – St. Rita’s new $15 million medical residency campus will begin soon as the hospital seeks to s...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Business group offers ‘Boost’ for diversty

Business group offers ‘Boost’ for diversty

LIMA — Young business leaders have banded together to form Boost — Building One’s Opportunities Starting Today — in the hopes ...

October 14th, 2019 updated: October 15th, 2019. |  


Weinstein: Don’t increase the ethanol mandate, get rid of it

Weinstein: Don’t increase the ethanol mandate, get rid of it

What with trade wars, floods and other disruptions, this has been a tough year for America’s Midwestern farmers, especially those who grow corn....

October 14th, 2019 |  


Chase column: Nuclear power struggling to compete on a level playing field with natural gas and renewables

Chase column: Nuclear power struggling to compete on a level playing field with natural gas and renewables

Nuclear power struggling to compete on a level playing field with natural gas and renewablesWe’re now getting an idea of just how expensive buil...

October 14th, 2019 updated: October 14th, 2019. |  


RTA offers free rides to Makerfest

LIMA — Allen County RTA will provide free transportation to the Makerfest job fair on Saturday. Rides will run every 30 minutes from 9 a.m. to n...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Can career counselors persuade today’s youth to stay in Allen County? OMJ tests idea

Can career counselors persuade today’s youth to stay in Allen County? OMJ tests idea

LIMA — The youth exodus has long plagued Allen County, threatening to destabilize the county’s workforce as the population ages. ThereR...

October 12th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


FirstEnergy subsidiary wins bankruptcy plan approval

FirstEnergy subsidiary wins bankruptcy plan approval

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. that operates coal and nuclear plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia plans to eme...

October 17th, 2019 |  


DeWine reminds Ohioans about new license to fly

DeWine reminds Ohioans about new license to fly

COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Registrar Charles Norman, Transportation Security Administration (TSA)...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Annual Stand Down gives free goods, services to nearly 600 veterans

Annual Stand Down gives free goods, services to nearly 600 veterans

Phyllis Collins and her motorized scooter zipped up and down the rows and aisles of the Central Ohio Stand Down event so fast Tuesday that the 46-year...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Cuyahoga County Jail officers plead guilty to beating mentally ill man

Cuyahoga County Jail officers plead guilty to beating mentally ill man

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Two Cuyahoga County Jail officers pleaded guilty Tuesday to unleashing a beating on a mentally-ill man who they strapped to a ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Current policies lead some Ohio medical board cases to be closed before thorough investigation, union says

Current policies lead some Ohio medical board cases to be closed before thorough investigation, union says

People who file complaints against doctors and several other medical-related professionals must be interviewed in a neutral location or in a remote ma...

October 15th, 2019 |