Train hits rear of truck in Ottawa

OTTAWA — A train hit the rear end of a truck pulling into the Ottawa Feed and Grain parking lot around 9:30 a.m. Monday, according to the Ottawa Police Department. Officer Tammy Blunk said the crash occurred while the driver was waiting for another truck to...

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• COVID-19 cases, deaths Allen County: Cases: 385. Deaths: 41. Updated 2 p.m. 7/13/20 Auglaize County: Cases: 112. Deaths: 4. Updated 2 p.m. 7/13/20 Hardin County: Cases: 125. Deaths: 12. Updated 2 p.m. 7/13/20 Putnam County: Cases: 145. Deaths: 15. Updated 2...

Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health System July 10 — Jazalynn Garcia and Esteban Barrera, Ottawa, boy; Mary Manring and Scot Risner, Lima, boy. July 11 — Ashley O’Black and Brandon Provorisil, Lima, girl. Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center July 9 —...

Get This: Vintage Super Mario Bros. video game sells for $114,000

Get This: Vintage Super Mario Bros. video game sells for $114,000

DALLAS (AP) — An unopened copy of a vintage Super Mario Bros. video game has been sold for $114,000 in an auction that underscored the enduring popularity of entertainment created decades ago. A bidder who wished to remain anonymous snapped up an early version...

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Monday, July 13. Grand Lake St. Marys has seen tourism decrease due to COVID-19 as hotels reported fewer people renting rooms. The lake itself is distressed due to a summerkill where high temperatures resulted...

Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

NEW YORK — A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic. The number of deaths per day from the virus had been falling for months, and even remained down as...

Lima Police Department K-9 Bailey dies

Lima Police Department K-9 Bailey dies

LIMA — The Lima Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own. According to a Facebook post on the Lima Police Department K-9 Unit, K-9 Bailey was laid to rest Sunday. Bailey served with the K-9 unit from 2010 to 2017 and was teamed up with Sgt. Nick...

Fire investigated at Shawnee Middle School

Fire investigated at Shawnee Middle School

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The Shawnee Township Fire Department is investigating the cause of a small fire at Shawnee Middle School from Sunday. The fire was reported at 7:54 a.m. and was contained to the membrane on the roof of the building. Firefighters were able to...

NASCAR Cup rookie Cole Custer wins in upset at Kentucky

NASCAR Cup rookie Cole Custer wins in upset at Kentucky

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Cole Custer saw an opening and, with help from a friend, squeezed through for the most fulfilling moment of his young racing career. Custer became the first rookie regular to win in the NASCAR Cup Series in nearly four years, surging to the...

Masking up: Protective coverings not just for MLB dugouts

Masking up: Protective coverings not just for MLB dugouts

Play ball — and mask up, too. Protective face coverings won’t be out of sight when Major League Baseball resumes in less than two weeks. Some players and coaches are planning to wear them on the field. MLB’s safety protocols require masks in...

Morikawa clutch to win Workday Open

Morikawa clutch to win Workday Open

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Collin Morikawa figured his tournament was over if he didn’t make a 5-foot par putt on the 15th hole at Muirfield Village. He couldn’t have imagined all the fun was just starting. Still three shots behind Justin Thomas with three...

Rosenqvist surges at Road America for 1st IndyCar victory

Rosenqvist surges at Road America for 1st IndyCar victory

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Felix Rosenqvist passed Pato O’Ward on the next-to-last lap and earned his first career victory Sunday in the second half of an IndyCar doubleheader at Road America. Rosenqvist won by 2.8699 seconds and became the first driver...

Jim Krumel: Is a name-change necessary for Cleveland Indians?

Jim Krumel: Is a name-change necessary for Cleveland Indians?

They were then, and are today, the Tribe. The long list of players who wore the uniform of the Cleveland Indians includes legendary names. Guys like Rocky Colavito and Sam McDowell. Leon “Daddy Wags” Wagner. Sonny Siebert, Andre Thornton and Joe...

On Leadership: Delegation, trust keys for Superior’s Buell

On Leadership: Delegation, trust keys for Superior’s Buell

In each “On Leadership” column, Allen Lima Leadership Executive Director Matt Childers talks with a regional business leader. This week, he profiles Phil Buell, CEO and president of Superior Credit Union. Matt: Was banking always the path for you? Phil: My...

Legal-Ease: Understanding interest on loans

Legal-Ease: Understanding interest on loans

Since high school, I have regularly sought out the interest of various single ladies, usually with little success. However, in my role as an advisor on real estate finance laws and structures, I now view the concept of “interest” quite differently....

Letter:

Letter:

After reading Larry Donaldson’s letter which was published in the July 7th issue, I have come to the conclusion that he is running out of the typical Democratic talking points he usually uses to disparage President Trump. Gone are the references to collusion...

Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health System July 10 — Jazalynn Garcia and Esteban Barrera, Ottawa, boy; Mary Manring and Scot Risner, Lima, boy. July 11 — Ashley O’Black and Brandon Provorisil, Lima, girl. Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center July 9 —...

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region, featuring our readers’ favorite things in the area, will be published Sunday, July 26. We asked for your opinions on 75 categories this year on a wide range of restaurants, stores, service providers, entertainment options and free-time...

Jada and Will Smith reveal marriage trouble on Facebook show

Jada and Will Smith reveal marriage trouble on Facebook show

LOS ANGELES — With their marriage under social-media scrutiny, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith reaffirmed their commitment to each other as Pinkett Smith admitted to having a relationship with musician August Alsina when she and Smith were separated. In a...

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region, featuring our readers’ favorite things in the area, will be published Sunday, July 26. We asked for your opinions on 75 categories this year on a wide range of restaurants, stores, service providers, entertainment options and free-time...