The Lima News’ 2018 Best of the Region is back, marking 23 years of asking residents of the area their opinions on their favorite places to shop, relax and eat.
This special section is your guide to the winning businesses or things to do in each category. We profile the top three places in each category.
The Lima News presented a ballot with 40 categories on which to vote. Ballots were available at limaohio.com and in the newspaper itself.
The rules: The businesses or locations needed to be within a seven-county region — Allen, Auglaize, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Putnam or Van Wert counties. Voting started June 3 and continued through 5 p.m. June 26.
• The following winners received cash prizes: $100 to Rachael Smith,
of Lima; $50 to Greg Rumbaugh, of Bath Township; and $25 to Michael
Inskeep, of Shawnee Township.