The King’s Singers to perform in Van Wert

The King’s Singers to perform in Van Wert

VAN WERT — The King’s Singers will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 state Route 118 S., Van Wert. Tickets are $25 to $45. Call the box office at 419-238-6722 or visit npacvw.org for tickets....

Get This: Deer poacher ordered to repeatedly watch ‘Bambi’

Get This: Deer poacher ordered to repeatedly watch ‘Bambi’

OZARKS, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie “Bambi” as part of his sentence in a scheme to illegally kill hundreds of deer. David Berry Jr. was ordered to watch the Disney classic at least once a month during...

Nixon: county complaints on building dept. ‘bull’

Nixon: county complaints on building dept. ‘bull’

LIMA — In a fiery address during Monday night’s Lima City Council meeting, Council President John Nixon called on Allen County commissioners and business leaders to avoid politics, come to the table and reach a solution to diagreements surrounding the Lima...

Landeck Elementary to close

Landeck Elementary to close

DELPHOS — Landeck Elementary will close its doors to students and staff at the end of the 2018-2019 school year due to a decline in enrollment and financial issues. The Delphos board of education voted during a special meeting Monday at the district’s...

Cridersville councilman resigns; vacancy to be filled Wednesday

Cridersville councilman resigns; vacancy to be filled Wednesday

CRIDERSVILLE — A new member of Cridersville Village Council will be appointed during a special meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, according to minutes of the legislative body’s Dec. 10 council meeting. Council President Eric West, who ran...

Dow Jones industrials take second straight 2-percent plunge

Dow Jones industrials take second straight 2-percent plunge

NEW YORK (AP) — Another day of big losses knocked U.S. stocks to their lowest levels in more than a year Monday. Selling was widespread. Investors dumped high-growth technology and retail companies as well as steadier, high-dividend companies. Hospitals and...

Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation. Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there. It is...

Records show AEDG setting the stage for building dept. change-up

Records show AEDG setting the stage for building dept. change-up

LIMA — Email correspondence between Allen Economic Development Group President/CEO Jeff Sprague and Miami Country Department of Development Director Richard Osgood obtained by The Lima News through a public records request show how far plans for a regional...

Girls basketball: Fast start aids Lima Senior in win

Girls basketball: Fast start aids Lima Senior in win

LIMA — Lima Senior smacked Whitmer over the head with its smothering press just seconds after the national anthem. Whitmer battled back, but it never fully recovered. Lima Senior used its press to post a 57-38 girls basketball victory Monday night. The Spartans...

The Lima News Players of the Week

The Lima News Players of the Week

RYLEE SYBERT COLUMBUS GROVE SENIOR Columbus Grove’s Rylee Sybert scored 27 points against Paulding on Thursday and then followed it up with a 13 point performance against Arlington in a 51-31 win Saturday to keep the Bulldogs undefeated at 7-0 for the season and...

Christmas, bowling go hand-in-hand

Christmas, bowling go hand-in-hand

It is the one of the greatest Christmas movies of all time. One thing that cannot be questioned is that it is the greatest bowling Christmas movie of all time. Forget the Daisy Red Ryder bolt action BB gun and really forget the pink bunny pajamas from a relative with...

Editorial: Scouting programs have been strong throughout region

Editorial: Scouting programs have been strong throughout region

Multiple lawsuits and dwindling membership related to past instances of sexual abuse has left the Boy Scouts of America fighting to stay afloat on a national level. It would be a shame, however, if donations declined to local Boy Scout troops following last...

Letter: Something doesn’t pass the smell test

Letter: Something doesn’t pass the smell test

Well, here we go again. It’s Christmas time and you would think the kids would learn to play nice. After all Santa is “making a list and checking it twice”. Someone is always fighting with the Lima mayor, the city council, the police department, the...

A coronary for Christmas?Don’t have a hear attack

‘Tis the season of the year when people can look forward to gifts, carols, tinsel-wrapped trees, candlelight services, family togetherness and … keeling over with a coronary. That last fact was found in a bag of coal left under the tree by Swedish...

Chris Erskine: Missing Posh in a hundred thousand ways

Chris Erskine: Missing Posh in a hundred thousand ways

She used to buy me eggnog; I never had to ask. It’d show up in the fridge this time of year, I’d drink about half, and in mid-January she’d finally shrug and throw the rest away. In a hundred thousand ways like that, we will miss her. My wife was as...

Cal Thomas: And now the Boy Scouts

Cal Thomas: And now the Boy Scouts

The erosion of what many Americans once believed were the foundations of our country continues apace. They include, but are not limited to, overspending and debt (personal and national), never-ending wars, uncontrolled borders leading to massive immigration with no...

Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center Dec. 14 — Whitney and Justin Brown, Ohio City, girl; Ashleigh and Cody Doster, Leipsic, twin boys....

‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

NEW YORK — Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months. The word follows...

Iila and Michael Stewart

Iila and Michael Stewart

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stewart are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A Caribbean cruise was taken last month. Stewart and the former Iila Dellaidotti were married Dec. 21, 1968, at First E&R Church, Lima, by the Rev. Richard P. Vitz. They are the...

Miller/Gratz

Miller/Gratz

LIMA — Amy LeeAnn Miller and Steven Michael Gratz announce their engagement. Miller is the daughter of Jim and Michelle Miller, of Lima. Gratz is the son of David and Donna Gratz, of Lima. The couple will exchange vows July 6 at the Edge Water Room, Nationwide...

Five generations: Dunlap family

Five generations: Dunlap family

Five generations of the Dunlap family gathered recently. From left: Patricia Ricker, Judy Hager, Morgan Carp, Ray Dunlap and Nora Carp....