Holy Cow! History: Thanksgiving, America’s original beer bash

Holy Cow! History: Thanksgiving, America’s original beer bash

A holiday question persists year after year, probably stretching all the way back to the first Thanksgiving feast in 1621. “What are we going to...

November 23rd, 2021 |  


Doyle McManus: Our oldest president just turned 79

Doyle McManus: Our oldest president just turned 79

Joe Biden turned 79 last Saturday. He’s beginning to look his age.The president walks a little more stiffly now. His diction, once clear, someti...

November 23rd, 2021 |  


Tom Purcell: Give thanks for our blessings, big and small

Tom Purcell: Give thanks for our blessings, big and small

Because life is mostly made up of little experiences, occasionally interrupted by big events, it’s easy to take the little things for granted.Bu...

November 23rd, 2021 |  



John Grindrod: Thanksgiving, some thoughts on tomorrow’s and yesteryear’s

John Grindrod: Thanksgiving, some thoughts on tomorrow’s and yesteryear’s

OK, so here we go again, tomorrow’s holiday, one that for years has been my absolute favorite, Thanksgiving. It’s really been my favorite ...

November 23rd, 2021 |  


Jerry Zezima: Pillow talk

Jerry Zezima: Pillow talk

I am not a man to rest on my laurels, mainly because I don’t have any. But I am a guy who can’t help but rest on a burgeoning collection o...

November 22nd, 2021 |  


Jim Krumel: Ohio couple in Michigan true to Buckeye roots

Jim Krumel: Ohio couple in Michigan true to Buckeye roots

Former Lima resident Jim Furlong loves sports.That’s worked out to be a good thing for him because it has taught him how to keep a scorecard. An...

November 22nd, 2021 updated: November 22nd, 2021. |  


Jim Krumel: After 28 years at The Lima News, time to retire

Jim Krumel: After 28 years at The Lima News, time to retire

Three weeks from today will mark the 28th year I have been at The Lima News, the last 20 as its editor. We moved here with a son Joseph, who was ready...

November 22nd, 2021 updated: November 22nd, 2021. |  


Letter: Huffman, MColley rig our elections

Letter: Huffman, MColley rig our elections

In a democracy, should elected representatives listen to the will of the people?State Senators Matt Huffman (Allen County) and Rob McColley (Hardin Co...

November 20th, 2021 |  


Letter: Why such a big deal?

Letter: Why such a big deal?

Is it going to become normal for GOP political candidates to refuse to concede lost elections amid unsubstantiated claims of election fraud?On Nov. 2,...

November 20th, 2021 |  


Letter: Prepare to stop for school buses

Letter: Prepare to stop for school buses

Though I can’t speak for all school bus drivers, I believe most will agree with what follows.The vast majority of drivers extend us every courte...

November 20th, 2021 |