NEWS


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Lima City Schools Finance Committee meeting set March 7
Lima Public Library holding basic internet class

Lima Public Library holding basic internet class

LIMA — The Lima Public Library is offering a basic internet class at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Lima Public Library, 650 W. Market St., Li...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Ohio State student dies after falling from campus garage

Ohio State student dies after falling from campus garage

COLUMBUS — Authorities say an Ohio State University student has died after falling from a parking garage.Police say Madison Paul fell from the t...

February 28th, 2017 |  


First United Methodist Church Preschool schedules open house

First United Methodist Church Preschool schedules open house

VAN WERT — First United Methodist Church Preschool, located at 113 W. Central Ave., Van Wert, is hosting an open house from 6 to 7:30 p .m., Thu...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Bittersweet at Betty’s Farm hosts Cans for Karaoke fundraiser

Bittersweet at Betty’s Farm hosts Cans for Karaoke fundraiser

LIMA — Bittersweet at Betty’s Farm is hosting a Cans for Karaoke fundraiser from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, March 10, at Betty’s Far...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Cheney to speak at Allen County Ohio Patriots meeting March 9

Cheney to speak at Allen County Ohio Patriots meeting March 9

LIMA — The Allen County Ohio Patriots will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 9, in the conference room of the Sanitary Engineers Office, 3230 N...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Lima City Board of Education meeting slated for March 7

Lima City Board of Education meeting slated for March 7

LIMA — The Lima City Board of Education will hold a school board meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, at Lima Senior High School, 1 Spartan Way,...

February 28th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Grove’s Bellman named top player in PCL
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Boxing returns
Mets minor leaguer Tebow hits 9 homers in batting practice

Mets minor leaguer Tebow hits 9 homers in batting practice

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow quickly got into the swing of spring training, hitting nine home runs in batting practice Monday during hi...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Column: Hype, new format didn’t equal must-watch Daytona 500

Column: Hype, new format didn’t equal must-watch Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Daytona 500 was sold out, the grid packed with celebrities, the fan area full of activities including a motorcycl...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Top 10 things to watch in boys tournament

Top 10 things to watch in boys tournament

As boys high school basketball tournaments start this week, The Lima News offers 10 things to watch for:1. Can this year compare to last year for area...

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


Busch keeps foot on gas, doesn’t run out of it, wins Daytona

Busch keeps foot on gas, doesn’t run out of it, wins Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Decked in Monster gear and chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models and one ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


OSU women share Big Ten title, get top seed in tourney

OSU women share Big Ten title, get top seed in tourney

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell and Ohio State accomplished one of their main goals for the season — winning a Big Ten title.The 1...

February 26th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Deciding to be more active
Alberta Shurelds: A legacy

Alberta Shurelds: A legacy

LIMA — Thanks to the efforts of a local radio station, Alberta Shurelds was named “Hero for a Day” by the ABC Radio Network on Oct. ...

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


Oscars flap eclipses ‘Moonlight’ win, but civility reigns

Oscars flap eclipses ‘Moonlight’ win, but civility reigns

LOS ANGELES — The 89th Academy Awards got off on the right foot, with a song and dance, but ended with the most stunning mistake ever to befall ...

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


Trump jabs fly at Oscars, awards go to Ali, Davis, ‘O.J.’

Trump jabs fly at Oscars, awards go to Ali, Davis, ‘O.J.’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Jimmy Kimmel-hosted 89th Academy Awards seesawed between jabs at Donald Trump and passionate arguments for inclusivity, w...

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


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 |  


OPINION


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Christine Flowers: Critics of Yiannopoulos are hypocrites

Letter: Clearing up couple of points

I was quoted in an editorial that referenced a comment I made to Dave Weigel of the Washington Post. In the article, the journalist stated my parents ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Trump spews own fake news

It is ironic that President Trump is on a crusade to expose and discredit fake news. While Trump attacks journalists and news organizations as being t...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Wrong idea about Islam

This letter is in response to, “Be cautious about rights” (Lima News 2/10/17). I would like to make a couple of points.First, the overall ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Newsday: President Trump forces the issue of illegal immigration

FEB. 23, 2017 — Will we continue to be a nation with a heart? Trump is forcing us to finally give an answer.The immigration debate has festered ...

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


Letter: Cyclists an added danger on roads

First I would like to say I am not against bike riding, but the bike path is a safer way to bike. While driving, all of us have many things to watch o...

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


BUSINESS


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 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Car Talk: Just because you can do something, that doesn’t mean you should

Car Talk: Just because you can do something, that doesn’t mean you should

Dear Car Talk:I have a 1999 S-10 Chevy Blazer with four-wheel drive. I wish I had found one without the 4WD. I never use the 4WD, and it simply uses u...

February 26th, 2017 |  


If trucks could talk

If trucks could talk

BLUFFTON — Rick Scoles, of Bluffton, is a truck man through and through.That is why he could not pass on the 1952 International 120 that he happ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


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. |  


STATE NEWS


Licking County authorities make arrest in unsolved 1991 slaying

Licking County authorities make arrest in unsolved 1991 slaying

NEWARK — Authorities in Ohio say they’ve made an arrest in the unsolved slaying of a woman in 1991.The Licking County Sheriff’s Offi...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Ohio State student dies after falling from campus garage

Ohio State student dies after falling from campus garage

COLUMBUS — Authorities say an Ohio State University student has died after falling from a parking garage.Police say Madison Paul fell from the t...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Patrol: Driver fled crash near Dayton, died in culvert where he hid

Patrol: Driver fled crash near Dayton, died in culvert where he hid

DAYTON — The State Highway Patrol says a 26-year-old driver mysteriously died in a drainage culvert where he hid after a crash in rural southeas...

February 28th, 2017 updated: February 28th, 2017. |  


Day care owner charged in toddler’s pool drowning death near Lorain

Day care owner charged in toddler’s pool drowning death near Lorain

LORAIN — A northern Ohio woman who ran a home day care has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a 22-month-old girl drowned in a poo...

February 28th, 2017 |  


911 dispatcher has disciplinary hearing in Tamir Rice case

911 dispatcher has disciplinary hearing in Tamir Rice case

CLEVELAND — Cleveland’s police chief has held a disciplinary hearing for the 911 dispatcher who took a call that led to an officer fatally...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Ohio reviews since 2011 find 126 non-citizens have voted

Ohio reviews since 2011 find 126 non-citizens have voted

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s elections chief has identified an additional 385 non-citizens who are registered to vote in the presidential battlegroun...

February 27th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Prison for 2 who threatened violence at black child’s party

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia judge sentenced two people to lengthy prison terms for their role in the disruption of a black child's birthday p...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Indian hometown grieves for engineer killed in Kansas bar

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Hundreds of grieving family and friends tearfully mourned a 32-year-old engineer in his southern Indian hometown Tuesday aft...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Probe of US-based Turk hacker leads to Austrian intel fight

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's intelligence services on Tuesday confirmed a news report that they have tracked down a U.S.-based Turkish hacker who attacke...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Connecticut family whose dog was killed by cops gets $885K

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's capital city has agreed to pay nearly $900,000 to a family whose dog was killed by two police officers 11 years...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Activists: Syrian pro-government forces near IS-held Palmyra

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies from the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah reached the outskirts of Palmyra in their push to...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Fake fashion fuels vast illicit profits, sea of human misery

LONDON (AP) — In a warehouse at London's sprawling Heathrow Airport, a border officer pulls open a cardboard box he suspects contains contraband goo...

February 28th, 2017 |