NEWS


Lima man facing decades behind bars reject plea offer

Lima man facing decades behind bars reject plea offer

LIMA — Prosecutors on Monday made an offer that a Lima man decided he could refuse, at least for the time being.Assistant Allen County Prosecuti...

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 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICEEast Kibby Street at Harrison Avenue, Lima — Police responded Sunday to a traffic accident with property damage.North Baxter Street a...

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 |  


Jury trial scheduled for Fort Jennings woman in infant’s death

Jury trial scheduled for Fort Jennings woman in infant’s death

OTTAWA — A date for a jury trial was set Monday for a Fort Jennings woman who has been charged with the death of her 2-year-old son.Putnam Count...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Lima woman jailed after allegedly stabbing housemate

Lima woman jailed after allegedly stabbing housemate

LIMA — A 27-year-old Lima woman was jailed on suspicion of felonious assault following a stabbing incident late Sunday evening.According to Sgt....

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 20th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


6:28 pm |   
Indians rout O’s 10-0
High school baseball: Van Wert collects sectional title

High school baseball: Van Wert collects sectional title

VAN WERT — Getting ahead early was big for Van Wert in its 7-4 win over Wapakoneta in a Division II baseball sectional championship game on Satu...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Columbus Grove boys win track and field district

Roundup: Columbus Grove boys win track and field district

FINDLAY — Columbus Grove won the boys team title Saturday at the Division III district held at the Cooper Tire Track and Field Complex.The Bulld...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News....

May 18th, 2019 |  


Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after 3 rounds at PGA

Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after 3 rounds at PGA

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka is on the cusp of some elite company at the PGA Championship — in the record book, not on the leaderboar...

May 18th, 2019 |  


War of Will wins Preakness; another horse goes riderless

War of Will wins Preakness; another horse goes riderless

BALTIMORE — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse t...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Track and field: Spencerville’s Burden shines at district meet

Track and field: Spencerville’s Burden shines at district meet

SPENCERVILLE — To win four events in a track-and-field meet is pretty special.To do it on your home track is even better.Despite Saturday’...

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


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


3:48 pm |    
Births
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 |  


Five generations: Piercefield family

Five generations: Piercefield family

Five generations of the Piercefield family gathered recently. Pictured are, from left, great-grandfather Ken Piercefield, great-great grandmother Mary...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Birthday planning mania

Real Life Mama: Birthday planning mania

It’s official: Birthday parties, and planning them, are the worst!Luckily, my kids’ birthdays are only about a month apart, so I can combi...

May 18th, 2019 |  


“Tolkien” – PG-13

“Tolkien” – PG-13

The Story “We should form a club,” says one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s (Harry Gilby) teenage school friends. “A fellowship!” th...

May 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Jordan’s district illusrates the problem

In regards to Mr. Elberson’s letter in The Lima News, have you ever looked at the s lines that form U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan’s congressional d...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: A dirty mess goes unresolved

Dominion Energy and its contractor removed about 66 tons of dirt from the property Dominion oversees and Dominion said all that dirt was being stored ...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Editorial: The FDA is on a collision course with the courts over imported execution drugs

Editorial: The FDA is on a collision course with the courts over imported execution drugs

The Justice Department has added another level of confusion to the nation’s already muddled capital punishment system, advising the Food and Dru...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Our trillion-dollar problem deserves bipartisan attention

Editorial: Our trillion-dollar problem deserves bipartisan attention

Our nation is now staring at trillion-dollar annual deficits. The Congressional Budget Office in a report this month warned the nation once again that...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: Ending Abortion, One Baby At a Time

Michael Reagan: Ending Abortion, One Baby At a Time

Thanks to Alabama, abortion is back on the national stage again.It was already becoming a hot political topic when Alabama’s legislature shocked...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Letter: What happened to our respect?

Recently while traveling across Lima to attend church on a Sunday morning, how sad it was to see stores doing business as usual and sporting events in...

May 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


3:39 pm
Updated: 3:39 pm. |    
Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs
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 |  


Liz Weston: The life-changing magic of working a bit longer

Liz Weston: The life-changing magic of working a bit longer

Retirement experts frequently recommend working longer if you haven’t saved enough. But you may not realize just how powerful a little extra wor...

May 18th, 2019 |  


3 ways to curb shopping urge

3 ways to curb shopping urge

Shopping can be a form of relaxation, an entertaining way to spend time or even a hobby. But it can turn into an expensive habit.Whether you sometimes...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Why financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Why financial aid may plummet after freshman year

Grants and scholarships are the best ways to pay for college because you don’t have to repay them. But if you chose a college because it offered...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Armes cancer center achieves accreditation

Armes cancer center achieves accreditation

FINDLAY — The Armes Family Cancer Care Center has achieved a four-year accreditation for its radiation oncology department through the American ...

May 18th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


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 |  


Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

COLUMBUS — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating re...

May 9th, 2019 |