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St. Marys Police respond to bomb threat at AAP

St. Marys Police respond to bomb threat at AAP

ST. MARYS — St. Marys Police Department responded to a bomb threat at AAP, 1100 McKinley Road, St. Marys at approximately 6:25 p.m. Saturday.Acc...

February 27th, 2017 |  


More Columbus police will carry drug overdose antidote

More Columbus police will carry drug overdose antidote

COLUMBUS — Police in Ohio’s capital say more officers will carry a drug overdose antidote after dozens of heroin users were revived with i...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Photos: Delphos volunteers build meal kits to send to Haiti

Photos: Delphos volunteers build meal kits to send to Haiti

Check out photographs from Delphos of volunteering building meal kits to send to Haiti.Click here to see the photos.// .neFileBlock { margin-bottom:...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Putnam County court records

Putnam County court records

Putnam County Common Pleas CourtFeb. 21Matthew J. Hickle, 21, Lebanon, was granted judicial release and was remanded into custody of the Putnam County...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation

Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation

Check out stories from Celebrating Our Spirit, a special section looking at how automotive companies recruit young employees to fill void left by reti...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Youth Profile: Triplets enjoy sibling togetherness

Youth Profile: Triplets enjoy sibling togetherness

LIMA — Being twins has definite advantages.Being triplets just adds another component to the fun.Alexus, Briana and Caylah Miller, of Lima, were...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Votto’s enthusiasm rekindled for 2017

Votto’s enthusiasm rekindled for 2017

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Youth dominates the Cincinnati Reds’ roster this spring. Maybe that’s helping rekindle Joey Votto’s int...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Bath, Ottawa-Glandorf collect girls basketball sectional titles

Bath, Ottawa-Glandorf collect girls basketball sectional titles

LEIPSIC — Bath turned one second chance into an even bigger second chance when it beat St. Marys 48-38 in a Division II girls basketball section...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


New Bremen, Minster gain berths in girls basketball district semifinals

New Bremen, Minster gain berths in girls basketball district semifinals

BATH TOWNSHIP – On Wednesday night, Lima Central Catholic erased a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter against Ridgemont to record a victory ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

LIMA — It’s been a long time coming.Ottawa-Glandorf’s wrestling program has been turning some heads the past few seasons.After winni...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Wapakoneta wins girls sectional final on late bucket

SPENCERVILLE — Alex Debell made the game-winning basket with 1 second remaining to give Wapakoneta a 40-39 victory against Napoleon in a Divisio...

February 26th, 2017 |  


4 from area win individual titles at sectional

NAPOLEON — Wapakoneta, Elida, Bath and Van Wert each had individual champions Saturday at the Division II wrestling sectional at Napoleon High S...

February 26th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Alberta Shurelds: A legacy
Joseph Wapner, star of ‘The People’s Court,’ dead at 97

Joseph Wapner, star of ‘The People’s Court,’ dead at 97

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Wapner, the retired Los Angeles judge who presided over “The People’s Court” with steady force durin...

February 26th, 2017 |  


‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as “Apollo 13” and ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ scares up big $30.5 million debut

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ scares up big $30.5 million debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller “Get Out,&#...

February 26th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

The advice from Gina Smith is simple and heartfelt.“Live each day like it’s your last.”“Take one day at a time, and you will g...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


A lump in the throat

A lump in the throat

In all my 32 years as a veterinarian, I don’t recall ever seeing any kind of animal with a goiter. Then I received a phone call from a Boer goat...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Voting for Oscars

Voting for Oscars

“Good movies,” wrote film critic Roger Ebert, “are a civilizing force. They allow us to empathize with those whose lives are differe...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: Some great stories aren’t so great
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Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media
Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media

Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media

“Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper.”Another ill-considered tweet by our petulant president?Hardly.That it is a comp...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Letter: Focus on infrastructure, and manufacturing to boost the middle class

During the recent presidential campaign the candidates spoke at nauseam on how to create and retain middle class jobs. During my career as a labor lea...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Editorial: Town hall meetings an important part of holding office

Editorial: Town hall meetings an important part of holding office

In Marion last week, nearly 200 people showed up for the Presidents’ Day visit Jim Jordan made to the home of Warren G. Harding. Many of them re...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Letter: Throwing more money to military is crazy

A Feb. 5 editorial in The Lima News praised President Trump for his executive order directing Secretary of Defense Mattis to assess our military abili...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Joel Parker: Taxation without representation

Joel Parker: Taxation without representation

The Elida School Board should be commended for passing a resolution last week that points out the many flaws in the charter school industry. Its decis...

February 25th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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If trucks could talk
Hard work, attendance important traits

Hard work, attendance important traits

LIMA — There’s one skills gap that Baby Boomer automotive workers are noticing between them and their younger counterparts that can’...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Tool and die in demand in auto plants

Tool and die in demand in auto plants

ST. MARYS — Ask auto industry analyst Kristin Dziczech with the Center for Automotive Research in Detroit where the biggest skills gap is as Bab...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

LIMA — While businesses consider how to transition to the next generation of workers, workers both young and old are also endeavoring to put the...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Big demand for truck drivers in region

Big demand for truck drivers in region

LIMA — Geographically speaking, Lima/Allen County is strategically located in West Central Ohio, making Lima/Allen County the mecca for shipping...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

DELPHOS — On a recent morning at Vanamatic in Delphos, three employees with a combined 100 years of experience sat together at a conference room...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Smart cars require smarter workers

Smart cars require smarter workers

LIMA — All automotive companies in the Greater Lima region may be experiencing a “skills gap,” but every company’s skills gap ...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

ASHTABULA — The football coach who chased a shooter from an Ohio school five years ago and prayed with dying victims is uncomfortable with the a...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Ohio lawmaker’s highway bill aims to reach suffering vets

Ohio lawmaker’s highway bill aims to reach suffering vets

COLUMBUS — A lawmaker has proposed renaming an Ohio highway for a soldier who killed himself last year.State Rep. Steve Hambley says it could he...

February 27th, 2017 |  


As Ohio turns 214, Statehouse celebrates with tours, trivia

As Ohio turns 214, Statehouse celebrates with tours, trivia

COLUMBUS — Ohio is celebrating 214 years of statehood this year, and the Statehouse in Columbus is marking the occasion with a family-friendly p...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Fayette starts work on agricultural and athletic complexes

Fayette starts work on agricultural and athletic complexes

FAYETTE — Fayette area schools have started work on two campus expansion projects.The Blade reports that the district announced it will suppleme...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Athens apartment fire displaces dozens of families

Athens apartment fire displaces dozens of families

ATHENS — Fire officials in southeast Ohio are investigating a fire that damaged an apartment complex.Authorities say the blaze at the 30-unit co...

February 27th, 2017 |  


More Columbus police will carry drug overdose antidote

More Columbus police will carry drug overdose antidote

COLUMBUS — Police in Ohio’s capital say more officers will carry a drug overdose antidote after dozens of heroin users were revived with i...

February 27th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Florida deputies fatally shoot man during domestic call

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Florida sheriff's deputies fatally shot a man during a domestic violence call.Charlotte County Sheriff's officials said in a ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Jets pound northwest Syria as Geneva talks continue

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say airstrikes in the country's rebel-held Idlib province have killed at least 11 people.The activist-run Baladi News...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Drone crashes through window of 27th-floor NYC apartment

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City are looking for the owner of a drone that crashed through a window on a high-rise apartment building.NYPD of...

February 27th, 2017 |  


7-foot-7 ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

LONDON (AP) — Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36.The Tall Persons Club sa...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Fire sweeps through Mogadishu’s main market killing 2 people

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a huge fire hit Somali capital's main market, killing at least two people.Capt. Mohamed Husse...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, February 27, 2017_____City/Town, Country;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's Weather Condit...

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