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Get This: Trio of thieves thwarted by misleading gas jug, sheriff says

Get This: Trio of thieves thwarted by misleading gas jug, sheriff says

KEAVY, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky say three thieves thought they were stealing gasoline from a property for their broken down car until ...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Village of Elida Street Committee to meet

Village of Elida Street Committee to meet

ELIDA — The Village of Elida Council Street Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Town Hall, 406 E. Main St., Elida. .neFileBlock { ...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Records may answer questions

Records may answer questions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Disturbing behavior that the Dayton gunman reportedly exhibited in his youth may be detailed in law enforcement and school...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Allen County Children Services hosting Win with Kin

Allen County Children Services hosting Win with Kin

LIMA — Allen County Children Services will host the program Win with Kin from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at the Lim...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio Farm Bureau planning financial workshops

Ohio Farm Bureau planning financial workshops

WAPAKONETA — The Ohio Farm Bureau will hold a financial workshop, Essentials for Retirement, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at St. Joseph&#...

August 16th, 2019 |  


New memories made as Allen County Fair begins

New memories made as Allen County Fair begins

LIMA — There are so many things you could go to see and do at the Allen County Fair, which began Friday afternoon.With all the rides, food and e...

August 16th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Osaka’s knee injury brings uncertainty to US Open

Osaka’s knee injury brings uncertainty to US Open

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Naomi Osaka felt a strange sensation in her left knee, different than anything she’d experienced. The U.S. Open champio...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Matsuyama blisters Medinah with 63 for BMW Championship lead

Matsuyama blisters Medinah with 63 for BMW Championship lead

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama has never missed the Tour Championship since his first full year on the PGA Tour. He played Friday like he...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Soccer kicks off

Soccer kicks off

KALIDA – Kalida and Ottawa-Glandorf both had several offensive surges.But the one time Ottawa-Glandorf’s Derek Crumrine got loose, he didn...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Haskins up and down, Finley strong as Bengals beat Redskins

Haskins up and down, Finley strong as Bengals beat Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. — Dwayne Haskins told himself before his second NFL preseason game that he wouldn’t throw two interceptions like a week earl...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Ramirez, Santana hit 2 of Indians’ 7 HRs in 19-5 rout

Ramirez, Santana hit 2 of Indians’ 7 HRs in 19-5 rout

NEW YORK — Jose Ramirez hit two early homers, including his first career grand slam in a seven-run opening inning, and the Cleveland Indians pum...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Reds stop Cardinals’ win streak

Reds stop Cardinals’ win streak

CINCINNATI — Sonny Gray was terrific for Cincinnati once again.Especially at a key moment in the third inning.Gray struck out 10 while pitching ...

August 15th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Concerts in the Lima area
Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick

NEW YORK — A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, the rap icon explained that he still supports pr...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemAug. 14 — Barbara and Noah Schroeder, Ottawa, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterAug. 13 — Amelia...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Water Circus coming to Lima

Water Circus coming to Lima

LIMA — Cirque Italia puts a new spin on a classic circus.Its Water Circus combines the standard lineup full of aerials, juggling and contortion ...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Fort Fest returning to Fort Jennings

Fort Fest returning to Fort Jennings

FORT JENNINGS — Fort Jennings will transform into a Washington D.C. replica this weekend as Fort Fest returns.The Moving Wall traveling Vietnam ...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Harness racing moves to Thursday, Friday

Harness racing moves to Thursday, Friday

LIMA — Unlike other grandstand entertainment at the Allen County Fair, harness racing can be an interactive one.“When you put two dollars ...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Junior Fair teaches life skills

Junior Fair teaches life skills

LIMA — The Junior Fair is one of the most important parts of the Allen County Fair, involving youth and their various projects.“The Junior...

August 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Person has right to protect family

Letter: Person has right to protect family

There’s a big difference between an AK-47 and an AR-15.Neither weapons were designed for the military and the military has never used them as th...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Llewellyn King: A Plea to Solve One Part of the Immigration Puzzle

Llewellyn King: A Plea to Solve One Part of the Immigration Puzzle

The serenity prayer, often called the alcoholics’ prayer, states, “God grant us the serenity to accept the things we cannot change, the co...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Brace yourself, Mom, I’m leaving again

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Brace yourself, Mom, I’m leaving again

As the mother of millennials on the move, you’d think I’d be used to saying goodbye. During this summer alone, my daughter left for Sweden...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Column: How a trade war’s fallout spreads

Column: How a trade war’s fallout spreads

The trade spat between the U.S. and China now seems headed toward a new phase, which could prove to be far more dangerous for the global economy.The r...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Letter: Focus study on unborn

Letter: Focus study on unborn

This letter is in reference to the article in The Lima News, “Gun Deaths Haunt Ohio,” by Catherine Candisky and The Columbus Dispatch.The ...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Letter: A morning made better

Letter: A morning made better

After fasting for several hours for medical tests, I was very hungry so I went to Bob Evans on Harding Highway. As I was eating I noticed this couple ...

August 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the two weeks running Aug. 1 through 14. Figures reflect the...

August 17th, 2019 updated: August 17th, 2019. |  


Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

LIMA — The Lima Mall has a new option for families looking for indoor entertainment: Glo Golf.The glow-in-the-dark indoor miniature golf course,...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council’s Myers to retire in 2020

Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council’s Myers to retire in 2020

WAPAKONETA — The Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council is seeking a new executive director as the agency’s current director, Greg M...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial plans $30M expansion

Lima Memorial plans $30M expansion

LIMA — Lima Memorial Health System on Thursday unveiled plans for a $30 million expansion as demand for outpatient services grows.Plans call for...

August 16th, 2019 updated: August 16th, 2019. |  


GLR president seeks cooperation with county

GLR president seeks cooperation with county

LIMA — The Greater Lima Region Inc.’s new president and CEO is meeting with governmental representatives and community boards in search of...

August 16th, 2019 updated: August 16th, 2019. |  


New Ottawa Area Chamber director selected

New Ottawa Area Chamber director selected

OTTAWA — Ottawa resident Becky Fruchey said she has plans to attract new businesses to town and help existing businesses thrive as the new execu...

August 14th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Facebook suspending medical marijuana forums for promoting drug use

Facebook suspending medical marijuana forums for promoting drug use

Ohioans’ right to use medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation came face-to-face with Facebook’s community standards this we...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Gov. Mike DeWine: Use of fentanyl in executions ‘not an option’

Gov. Mike DeWine: Use of fentanyl in executions ‘not an option’

A lawmaker’s proposal aside, Gov. Mike DeWine says the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl is “not an option” as state officials search...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault

Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eleven Cleveland-area high school football players were victims of hazing at a camp in June, including four who were sexually a...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Activists say thousands at risk of illegal voter roll purge

Activists say thousands at risk of illegal voter roll purge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Voting rights activists say about 4,000 Ohio residents are at risk of being illegally removed from state voting rolls, a f...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Thousands of Ohio voters could be on brink of being improperly purged from the rolls, activists say

Thousands of Ohio voters could be on brink of being improperly purged from the rolls, activists say

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Around 4,000 Ohioans may be on the brink of being illegally purged from state voting rolls, voting-rights advocates said Thursd...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Federal agency to consider protections for lake sturgeon

Federal agency to consider protections for lake sturgeon

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal regulators said Wednesday they will consider extending legal protections to lake sturgeon — prehistori...

August 14th, 2019 |