Council objects to Levels on 3rd reading

Council objects to Levels on 3rd reading

LIMA — City council objected to renewing the liquor license for Levels Lounge during a special council meeting held Tuesday night. Not much differed in the final vote — with two abstentions and one “no” vote cast by Councilor Jamie Dixon...

Bath residents fear Lima’s involvement in housing project

Bath residents fear Lima’s involvement in housing project

BATH TOWNSHIP — Neighbors of Lost Creek Golfers Club shared their concerns at a meeting Thursday with the developers who are behind a proposed housing development for 111-acre golf course. Of primary concern for township residents is the potential involvement of...

Perry Township Trustees to meet

Perry Township Trustees to meet

LIMA — The Perry Township trustees meeting for the end of May has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 20 at the Administration Building, 2408 E. Breese Road, Lima. The original meeting was scheduled for Tuesday, May 21. The May 7 meeting was also...

Health clinic, free meal offered at Leipsic event

Health clinic, free meal offered at Leipsic event

LEIPSIC — Free health services for those who could not otherwise afford it, a hot meal and fellowship are offered the last Thursday of every month at Leipsic Community Center. Donna Gallaway, Leipsic United Methodist Church member and volunteer, approached her...

Drop off unwanted prescription drugs at area locations Saturday

Drop off unwanted prescription drugs at area locations Saturday

LIMA — Residents in the greater Lima region will have the opportunity safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs at numerous locations throughout the area Saturday. Ohio U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman earlier this week announced nearly 250 sites...

Chamber to honor small business finalists

Chamber to honor small business finalists

LIMA — Ultrasound Special Events, Barry Electronics and Hoffman Analytic Services, also known as Alloway, are the three finalists for the Lima/Allen Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Year award, which recognizes independently owned businesses...

Wapak leaders review ‘state of’ governments

Wapak leaders review ‘state of’ governments

WAPAKONETA — Budgets are up, streets are being repaired and schools are looking to “be better” in Wapakoneta, according to the handful of community leaders who spoke to at an event hosted by the Wapakoneta’s Chamber of Commerce During the...

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church hosting breakfast

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church hosting breakfast

DELPHOS — There will be a breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the Landeck St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 14755 Landeck Road, Delphos. Breakfast includes sausage, pancakes, eggs, toast, coffee and juice at a free-will offering....

Village of Bluffton pathway board to meet

Village of Bluffton pathway board to meet

BLUFFTON — The Village of Bluffton Pathway Board will meet at noon Thursday, May 2, at Town Hall, 154 N. Main St., Bluffton. The Ordinance Committee will follow at 1 p.m. https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/04/web1_Bluffton-5.jpg Village of...

Red Cross blood donation in Van Wert

Red Cross blood donation in Van Wert

VAN WERT — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Van Wert Health North, 214 Towne Center Blvd., Van Wert. https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/04/web1_AmericanRedCross-10.jpg Blood donation: 1 to 6...

Indians beat Astros 2-1

Indians beat Astros 2-1

HOUSTON — Trevor Bauer threw eight strong innings, Leonys Martin and Jake Bauers homered off Gerrit Cole, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Houston Astros 2-1 on Thursday night. Bauer (3-1) allowed one run, four hits and six walks while striking out three. He...

Blue Jackets fall to Bruins in overtime

Blue Jackets fall to Bruins in overtime

BOSTON — Charlie Coyle tied it in the final five minutes of regulation and scored again with 5:15 gone in overtime on Thursday night to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series....

Murray goes No. 1

Murray goes No. 1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Defying NFL custom and at least temporarily creating a quarterback quandary, the Arizona Cardinals led off the NFL draft Thursday night by selecting Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, the Heisman Trophy winner. For the second time in a year,...

Sutter back to defend Limaland Modified championship

Sutter back to defend Limaland Modified championship

LIMA — Racing fans are gearing up for another season of high-speed racing. The Season Opening Shootout — Presented by Smith Boughan kicks off the season Friday, May 3, at Limaland Motorsports Park. The pit gates open at 4:30 p.m. and racing begins at 7:30...

Lima area boys high school tennis capsules

Lima area boys high school tennis capsules

Note: Majority of information came from coaches. Western Buckeye League Bath Division: II Coach: Austin Stahr (first season) 2018 record: 1-13 2018 league record (finish): 0-9 (10th in regular season, tournament and overall) Returning 2018 varsity letter winners:...

Letter: Poor taste, Lima News

Letter: Poor taste, Lima News

I was saddened, angered, and dismayed when I saw the title for the photograph in The Lima News regarding publicity for the Ottawa River Coalition fish fry — “Good Fry-Day.” Really? Good Friday is the holiest day of the year and it is not to be...

Letter: Eye soar is ridiculous

Letter: Eye soar is ridiculous

I think it is great how Lima is growing. Old buildings being remodeled, The Met expanding, Rhodes College expanding the school uptown, an amphitheater on Spring and Elm Streets. So why would the city, and especially the codes department of Lima, leave a junk yard go...

Peter Noone bringing something good to Van Wert

Peter Noone bringing something good to Van Wert

VAN WERT — Fewer than 100 tickets remain for Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Kylie Owens, director of marketing at Niswonger, said tickets have essentially sold themselves. “We’re definitely...

Charity video game tournament offering old-school classics

Charity video game tournament offering old-school classics

LIMA — This year’s 15th annual Barry Electronics charity video game tournament will include some classic gaming options with tournament-style play in Mario Kart 64 and pinball. The playoff games will include Super Smash Bros Ultimate and Mario Kart 8...

New Prince album featuring unreleased demos out in June

New Prince album featuring unreleased demos out in June

NEW YORK (AP) — A new Prince album featuring his versions of songs he wrote for other artists will be released in June. The 15-track “Originals” will include “Nothing Compares 2 U,” the No. 1 hit for Sinéad O’Connor; “The...

Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health System April 24 — Patricia and Alexander Casey I, Cridersville, girl; Erick and Gary Cox, Harrod, girl; Skyler Delong and Justin Mercer, Kenton, girl; Kenia Pelqez Estrada and Brandon Flarida, Lima, boy. Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical...

‘Jeopardy!’ champ passes $1 million mark

‘Jeopardy!’ champ passes $1 million mark

NEW YORK — There’s no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect “Jeopardy!” contestant. But given how he’s made a level of excellence rarely seen on the television quiz show appear almost mundane, it...