NEWS


Community gardening forum planned Thursday

Community gardening forum planned Thursday

LIMA — The Allen Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a community gardening forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the American Legion Po...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Bath fire chief speaking at Kiwanis Club meeting

Bath fire chief speaking at Kiwanis Club meeting

LIMA — The Kiwanis Club of Lima will meet at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Milano Cafe, 2383 Elida Road, Lima. Bath Township Fire Chief Joseph Kitchen w...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Perry Local School board meeting set Wednesday

Perry Local School board meeting set Wednesday

LIMA — Perry Local Schools will hold a board of education meeting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, at the Perry High School Community Room, 2770 E. Bree...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pair of accidents shut down state Route 65

Pair of accidents shut down state Route 65

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated a pair of accidents that shut down a portion of state Route 65 for ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Ada Kiwanis Club meeting scheduled

Ada Kiwanis Club meeting scheduled

ADA — The Ada Kiwanis Club will meet at noon Feb. 21, in the Dean’s Heritage Room in the McIntosh Center at Ohio Northern University. .neF...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ottawa-Glandorf survives test from Wapakoneta in girls basketball

Ottawa-Glandorf survives test from Wapakoneta in girls basketball

WAPAKONETA – It was imperfect perfection, if there can be such a thing.Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team completed an undefeated reg...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Wildcats recover from OT defeat

DELPHOS — Delphos Jefferson had a Grand Canyon-like hole to climb out of after Friday night.But the Wildcats made it all the way back to level g...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Grove turns away Miller City

Grove turns away Miller City

COLUMBUS GROVE – Miller City came into Saturday’s Putnam County League matchup with Columbus Grove needing to win, in order to clinch at l...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Columbus Grove claims another conference championship in girls basketball

PANDORA — Columbus Grove secured its second outright league title Saturday with a 66-33 Putnam County League victory against Pandora-Gilboa.The ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Good scores 30 in Wapakoneta boys basketball win

COLDWATER — Aaron Good had 30 points and Gage Schenk (12), Kyle Huffman (12) and Nick Schoonover (11) also scored in double digits as Wapakoneta...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Coldwater boys snag bowling sectional

MINSTER — The Coldwater boys duplicated the girls’ Friday feat by capturing the Division II sectional Saturday at Pla-Mor Lanes.“We ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Lois and Gary Bratz

Lois and Gary Bratz

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Gary Bratz are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 26 at Laurel Oaks Community ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


90th birthday: Eric Keyner

90th birthday: Eric Keyner

LIMA — Eric Keyner is celebrating his 90th birthday with dinner with family.He was born Feb. 17, 1927, in Djambi, Indonesia, to Willy and Evelin...

February 18th, 2017 |  


90th birthday: Robert Weber

90th birthday: Robert Weber

DELPHOS — Robert G. Weber celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends at the Outpost, Fort Jennings.He was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Ottov...

February 18th, 2017 |  


How to help ‘hangry’ pets be happy

How to help ‘hangry’ pets be happy

My Welsh Corgi Betsy Louise is a food whore. There. I’ve said it.Those who know Betsy have seen her in action and will echo my sentiments. Her p...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

DARGAN, Md. (AP) — From John Brown’s raid to James Brown’s wail, a stream of hot-blooded American history runs through a 19th-centur...

February 18th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Outdoors because he’s out of excuses

David Trinko: Outdoors because he’s out of excuses

Mother Nature called my bluff. Now I don’t know what to do.It didn’t even seem like that big of a deal at the time. The wire in our electr...

February 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Letter: Up to Deplorables to drain the swamp

Over the past week we have seen Donald Trump’s nominee for National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, done in by false news promulgated by the la...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: Israelis and Palestinians: 1 state or 2?

FEB. 17, 2017 — Americans who tuned out years of on-again, off-again peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians may now want to tune i...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Upkeep vital for Delphos museum

Recently the trustees of the Canal Museum in Delphos were required to install a new membrane covering on the roof of the Old Commercial Bank building ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Gun owners need more safety training

On Thursday The Lima News had front page coverage of the increased demand for licenses for concealed carry of handguns. It indicates that many new lic...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Jim Krumel: Funny business on Presidents Day

Jim Krumel: Funny business on Presidents Day

Presidents Day is a day when some folks get the day off because … well, I’m not sure why they get the day off.For a lot of them, it’...

February 19th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Hardin County Pork Banquet to be held in March

Hardin County Pork Banquet to be held in March

KENTON — The Hardin County Pork Producers will hold its annual Pork Banquet at 6:30 p.m. March 11 at St. John’s Evangelical Church, Kenton...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Car Talk: Alignment first thing to check when car sways

Car Talk: Alignment first thing to check when car sways

Dear Car Talk:I have owned my 1983 Datsun (Nissan) 280ZX Turbo since it was 6 months old. It has only 125,000 miles. It has never been in an accident....

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life

Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life

CRIDERSVILLE — When Frank Spinnati, of Cridersville, purchased his 1947 Ford Coupe eight years ago, the last thing he was thinking was restoring...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


January marks 3rd-best month for new business filings in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said 10,033 new entities filed to do business in Ohio during January, an increase of 1,409 entitie...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Millennials trail boomer parents financially

Millennials trail boomer parents financially

CHICAGO — When Julius Givens moved to Chicago after graduating from college in 2013, he spent six months delivering sandwiches by bicycle while ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Ask Brianna: How can I stay on budget and still hang out?

Ask Brianna: How can I stay on budget and still hang out?

“Ask Brianna” is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your mo...

February 18th, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Dad found safe in Ohio after mysterious Texas disappearance

Dad found safe in Ohio after mysterious Texas disappearance

AKRON — Police in Ohio say they’ve safely located a man whose mysterious disappearance from the San Antonio area spurred weeks of searchin...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Kasich wants Ohio teachers to complete business externships

Kasich wants Ohio teachers to complete business externships

COLUMBUS — A provision in Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal would require Ohio teachers to complete externships with a local business as ...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Pilot killed in small plane crash in Clark County

Pilot killed in small plane crash in Clark County

SOUTH VIENNA — The pilot of a small plane has been killed in a crash in Ohio.The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the plane went down in a field S...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Police identify teen victim in shooting

Police identify teen victim in shooting

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting at a school playground.Officials say 17-year-old Devin Price, of Cle...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Suspect dies after 9-hour hostage standoff in Kent

Suspect dies after 9-hour hostage standoff in Kent

KENT — A man has died following a hostage situation with police in northeast Ohio.Police say the male suspect took a woman hostage in the laundr...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Ohio board approves requirement for tracking of police bias

Ohio board approves requirement for tracking of police bias

COLUMBUS — A police relations advisory board has approved a first-ever standard for Ohio law enforcement agencies for keeping racial and gender ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Trump’s first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations

BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer an...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riot

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's highest appeals court on Monday upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot that killed over 70 f...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Cambodia lawmakers approve law threatening opposition party

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's legislature amended a law governing political parties on Monday to allow the government to apply to the court...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pakistan says airstrikes have killed ‘dozens’ of militants

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani airstrikes killed "dozens" of militants on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said....

February 20th, 2017 |  


Swedish think tank: Arms trade is flourishing

HELSINKI (AP) — A Swedish think tank says that the global arms trade has steadily increased in volume the past five years, propelled by an almost do...

February 20th, 2017 |  


World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street to remain shut for a holiday, as investors awaited economic and corporate earn...

February 20th, 2017 |