Allen County Children Services hosting Win with Kin

Allen County Children Services hosting Win with Kin

LIMA — Allen County Children Services will host the program Win with Kin from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and 9:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 7 at the Lima Public Library, 650 W. Market St., Lima. Learn about organizations that assist grandparents and other people raising...

Ohio Farm Bureau planning financial workshops

Ohio Farm Bureau planning financial workshops

WAPAKONETA — The Ohio Farm Bureau will hold a financial workshop, Essentials for Retirement, from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Center, 101 W. Pearl St., Wapakoneta. The event is part of a series of workshops presented by the Ohio...

New memories made as Allen County Fair begins

New memories made as Allen County Fair begins

LIMA — There are so many things you could go to see and do at the Allen County Fair, which began Friday afternoon. With all the rides, food and events, it’d be easy to choose any of these as your favorite part of the fair. The 2019 Allen County Fair King,...

Hancock County Children’s Choir hosting auditions

Hancock County Children’s Choir hosting auditions

FINDLAY — Auditions for the Hancock County Children’s Choir will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St., Findlay. Sign up online at www.mcpa.org for children with unchanged voices in...

New law expected to curb pot possession citations

New law expected to curb pot possession citations

LIMA — A new state law decriminalizing hemp has forced counties and municipalities to rethink how they will enforce Ohio’s marijuana possession laws. At issue is the state’s current inability to perform lab tests that differentiate between hemp...

Columbus Grove Board of Education to meet

Columbus Grove Board of Education to meet

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Columbus Grove Local Schools Board will meet at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at the school, 201 W. Cross St., Columbus Grove. https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_ColumbusGroveSchools.jpg Columbus Grove Board of...

Ribbon cutting set for new transportation service

Ribbon cutting set for new transportation service

VAN WERT — There will be an open house and ribbon cutting for Employment Transportation Services from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce, 118 N. Washington St., Van Wert. Employment Transportation Services provides transportation...

Lima Economic and Community Development Committee to meet

Lima Economic and Community Development Committee to meet

LIMA — The City of Lima Economic and Community Development Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in Council Chambers, 50 Town Square, Lima. https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_LimaFlag-6.jpg City of Lima Economic and...

Lima City Council to meet

Lima City Council to meet

LIMA — The Lima City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, in Council Chambers, 50 Town Square, Lima. https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/08/web1_LimaFlag-5.jpg Lima City Council: 7 p.m., Council Chambers, 50 Town Square,...

Haskins up and down, Finley strong as Bengals beat Redskins

Haskins up and down, Finley strong as Bengals beat Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. — Dwayne Haskins told himself before his second NFL preseason game that he wouldn’t throw two interceptions like a week earlier. Haskins accomplished that, threw a touchdown pass and lost a fumble in the Washington Redskins’ 23-13 loss...

Ramirez, Santana hit 2 of Indians’ 7 HRs in 19-5 rout

Ramirez, Santana hit 2 of Indians’ 7 HRs in 19-5 rout

NEW YORK — Jose Ramirez hit two early homers, including his first career grand slam in a seven-run opening inning, and the Cleveland Indians pummeled the New York Yankees 19-5 Thursday night in the start of a four-game series between American League pennant...

Reds stop Cardinals’ win streak

Reds stop Cardinals’ win streak

CINCINNATI — Sonny Gray was terrific for Cincinnati once again. Especially at a key moment in the third inning. Gray struck out 10 while pitching five scoreless innings, and the Reds held off the St. Louis Cardinals for a 2-1 victory Thursday night. St. Louis...

Roundup: St. Henry wins girls golf invitational

Roundup: St. Henry wins girls golf invitational

CELINA — St. Henry won Thursday’s Celina Invitational with a 372 total at the par-72 Celina Lynx Golf Club. Versailles (383), Coldwater (404) and New Bremen (408) also finished among the top five in the 12-team field. Wapakoneta’s Taylor West won a...

Browns’ Odell Beckham Jr. out with hip injury

Browns’ Odell Beckham Jr. out with hip injury

WESTFIELD, INDIANA — Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is confident his superstar talent and work behind the scenes will allow him to overcome the opportunities he’s missing to develop chemistry with quarterback Baker Mayfield. Dealing with a hip...

Letter: Person has right to protect family

Letter: Person has right to protect family

There’s a big difference between an AK-47 and an AR-15. Neither weapons were designed for the military and the military has never used them as they are only semi-automatic and cannot be modified to fully-auto without going to extremes. However, the left has...

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Brace yourself, Mom, I’m leaving again

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Brace yourself, Mom, I’m leaving again

As the mother of millennials on the move, you’d think I’d be used to saying goodbye. During this summer alone, my daughter left for Sweden for an indefinite period of time to work on a sheep farm. My eldest, who needed to store some stuff at home, came and...

Column: How a trade war’s fallout spreads

Column: How a trade war’s fallout spreads

The trade spat between the U.S. and China now seems headed toward a new phase, which could prove to be far more dangerous for the global economy. The recent shifts roiling global markets began with President Trump tweeting on Aug. 1 that the U.S. would impose an...

Letter: Focus study on unborn

Letter: Focus study on unborn

This letter is in reference to the article in The Lima News, “Gun Deaths Haunt Ohio,” by Catherine Candisky and The Columbus Dispatch. The study was done by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health, Randy Leite of Ohio University’s...

Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center Aug. 15 — Elizabeth and Tony Bonifas, Van Wert, girl; Katelyn and Brad Gerding, Ottawa, girl; Megan Kopp and Christopher Herald, Lima, boy; Kimberly and Wesley Lammers, Ottawa, twin boy and girl; Ashley and Justin...

Arlo Guthrie sings as Woodstock fans flock to concert site

Arlo Guthrie sings as Woodstock fans flock to concert site

BETHEL, N.Y. — Tie-dyed pilgrims and white-haired Woodstock festival veterans converged at the generation-defining site to celebrate its 50th anniversary, while Arlo Guthrie came back to sing — what else? — “The Times They Are...

Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUS Shawn Mendes: Nationwide Arena, Aug. 27 Blink-182 with All Time Low and Neck Deep: Nationwide Arena, Sept. 22 Chris Brown: Nationwide Arena, Sept. 25 Miranda Lambert: Nationwide Arena, Sept. 28 The Black Keys: Nationwide Arena, Oct. 2 MercyMe: Nationwide...

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick

NEW YORK — A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, the rap icon explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested in working with the league to make...

Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health System Aug. 14 — Barbara and Noah Schroeder, Ottawa, boy. Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center Aug. 13 — Amelia and Dustin Axtell, Wapakoneta, girl; Sarah and Kane Brookman, Lima, boy; Brittni and Dustin Markward, Cloverdale,...