NEWS


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Church severely damaged in fire

Jim Jordan to appear on ABC’s ‘This Week’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, will be one of the guests on “This Week,” which will air at 9 a.m. Sunday on ABC.Also a...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Doing more with less

Doing more with less

LIMA — As the nation’s economy has continued to recuperate from the effects of the 2008 recession, many in both the private and public sec...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Lima, Allen County dangerous for bikes, pedestrians

Lima, Allen County dangerous for bikes, pedestrians

LIMA — Allen County and Lima are the most dangerous mid-sized population areas in Ohio for bicyclists and pedestrians during a five-year span fr...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

CHICAGO (AP) — As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be am...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers wanted people of the week

Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers wanted people of the week

THOSE WHO HAVE INFORMATION CAN CALL CRIME STOPPERS AT 419-229-7867CRIME OF THE WEEKLima Police Department investigators were looking for the man who r...

February 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

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 |  


Wapak boys win bowling sectional

PORT CLINTON — The Wapakoneta boys posted a score of 1,182 out of the gate on their way to the Division I sectional title Saturday at Star Lanes...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 25

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 25

Boys BasketballHolgate 44, Delta 34Lakewood St. Edward 82, Euclid 52Lima Cent. Cath. 43, Defiance 26Lima Perry 80, McComb 47Lima Sr. 69, Mansfield Sr....

February 26th, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsWrestlingSectionalsDivision IIAt Napoleon1. Wauseon 286.5, 2. Defiance 192.5, 3. Wapakoneta 176.0, 4. Elida 156.5, 5. Napoleon 150.0, 6. B...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Some teams get stuck in the past

Some teams get stuck in the past

Time will tell if Magic Johnson can bring the Los Angeles Lakers back to being one of the NBA’s dominant teams in his new role as the team’...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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A lump in the throat
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Voting for Oscars
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Former Spencerville resident has tie to Oscars
Jane and David Hollon

Jane and David Hollon

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. David “Buzz” Hollon are celebrating 40 years of marriage.Hollon and the former Jane Black were married Feb. 26, ...

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


Sharon and Tom Friesner

Sharon and Tom Friesner

HARROD — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Friesner are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A party will be held at a later date.Friesner and the former Sharon Jol...

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


Pam and Roger Wireman

Pam and Roger Wireman

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wireman are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Wireman and the former Pam McKeever were married March 4, 1967, in Lima.T...

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


95th birthday: Mary Morris

95th birthday: Mary Morris

LIMA — Mary K. Morris is celebrating her 95th birthday.She was born Feb. 24, 1922, in Lynn, Massachusetts, to Owen and Kathleen Coll.She has thr...

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


Conrad/Sanders

Conrad/Sanders

HARROD — Julia Kathleen Conrad and Jaromey Michael Sanders announce their engagement.Conrad is the daughter of Rick and Cindy Conrad, of Harrod....

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


OPINION


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

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 |  


Editorial: Missile mischief: Russia’s violation of 1987 agreement bodes ill

Russia’s secret deployment of a new cruise missile in violation of a 1987 agreement with the United States calls into question the whole value o...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Philadelphia Inquirer: Trump mirrors Stalin and Mao in calling the media the ‘enemy’

FEB. 21, 2017 — As a candidate and since winning the White House, President Trump has consistently railed against journalists. Last week he went...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Pence’s clout: Where you see Trump, you’ll find Pence

Pence’s clout: Where you see Trump, you’ll find Pence

WASHINGTON — There’s no doubt that Dick Cheney and Joe Biden wielded enormous influence in the last two White Houses, but Mike Pence may t...

February 25th, 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 25th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


How to buy a home when you haven’t sold yours yet

How to buy a home when you haven’t sold yours yet

You’ve found the perfect new home for your family, but your current house hasn’t sold yet. You can’t afford to carry two mortgages, ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: What is in a name?

Legal-Ease: What is in a name?

Names are important. In our region, people usually keep the personal names that their parents chose for them. Marriage or divorce can prompt name chan...

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


Leipsic bar and grill keeps on smokin’

Leipsic bar and grill keeps on smokin’

LEIPSIC — When Cher Barnes purchased a popular bar and grill in Leipsic, she wanted to add her own unique flair to the establishment.Smokin̵...

February 24th, 2017 |  


LIMA — Increased production of 327,000 barrels of oil per day and steady refining throughputs at Husky Energy contributed to the company’s...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lima-based Christian TV station gets $7.7 million in FCC auction, to launch foundation

Lima-based Christian TV station gets $7.7 million in FCC auction, to launch foundation

LIMA — WTLW TV-44, a Lima-based Christian TV station, will be compensated $7.7 million to change broadcast frequencies as a result of the recent...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Lima/Allen County Chamber presents leadership workshop

Lima/Allen County Chamber presents leadership workshop

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber presents a leadership conference from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 16, at The City Club, 144 S. Main ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Miami University student’s alcohol-related death ruled accident

Miami University student’s alcohol-related death ruled accident

OXFORD — A coroner’s office says the alcohol-related death of 18-year-old student at Miami University in Ohio last month has been ruled an...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Wife: Columbus man’s shooting began with dispute over music, trash

Wife: Columbus man’s shooting began with dispute over music, trash

COLUMBUS — The wife of a slain central Ohio man says he was fatally shot when he confronted neighbors about frequent loud music from their house...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Teen’s shooting adds to increased Toledo homicides this year

Teen’s shooting adds to increased Toledo homicides this year

TOLEDO — Police say a 17-year-old boy fatally shot in a vehicle is the ninth homicide this year in Toledo, which has seen an increase in slaying...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Hamilton police: 14-year-old girl arrested in father’s fatal shooting

Hamilton police: 14-year-old girl arrested in father’s fatal shooting

HAMILTON — Police say a 14-year-old who called 911 to say she had shot her father has been arrested on a charge of aggravated murder in southwes...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Columbus police shoot, kill man who allegedly pointed gun at them

Columbus police shoot, kill man who allegedly pointed gun at them

COLUMBUS — Police in Columbus have shot and killed a man who they say pointed a gun at them.Officers were called to the scene Thursday night on ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Body found in lake ID’d as missing Ohio township official

Body found in lake ID’d as missing Ohio township official

CHIPPEWA LAKE — A man’s body found in a northeast Ohio lake has been identified as a township trustee missing since last year.The Medina C...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that ki...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Fox News’ Swedish ‘security advisor’ has heads scratching

NEW YORK (AP) — A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program feat...

February 25th, 2017 |  


‘Moonlight’ sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Barry Jenkins' luminous coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" swept the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking home...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Germany: Man hits 3 with car and flees, is shot by police

BERLIN (AP) — A man drove a car into pedestrians in a central square in the German city of Heidelberg on Saturday, injuring three people, then fled ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Malaysia says airport safe, no trace of toxin

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Fast and furious: Man cons salesman out of $150K Maserati

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Maserati is missing after police say a man conned a salesman during a test drive.Boca Raton police say 45-year-old Michael...

February 25th, 2017 |