NEWS


Glenn looking for air conditioners for the elderly

LIMA — Lima’s 6th Ward Councilman Derry Glenn is asking Lima businesses and individuals to donate air conditioners to be distributed to el...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Lima councilman Glenn organizing medical marijuana survey

Lima councilman Glenn organizing medical marijuana survey

LIMA — With medical marijuana now legal in the state of Ohio as of Sept. 8, municipalities are left with the decision of whether or not to allow...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Kelly’s Boutique moves to downtown Lima

Kelly’s Boutique moves to downtown Lima

LIMA — Downtown Lima has always held a special place in Kelly Spallinger’s heart. Now, the local business owner has a chance to make her m...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJuly 27 — Cierra Robbins, Cridersville, boy.St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 26 — Anyssa Manley and Tyrone ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


It’s so hot in New York that manure is bursting into flames

It’s so hot in New York that manure is bursting into flames

THROOP, N.Y. (AP) — How hot is it in upstate New York? So hot that horse manure is bursting into flames.The state Department of Environmental Co...

July 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Walker atop PGA leaderboard
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LCC grad Cobbs signs with Northern Kentucky
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Rough inning dooms Indians
Walker atop PGA leaderboard

Walker atop PGA leaderboard

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Limaland competitor battles back from early season woes

LIMA — Sometimes it isn’t always about how you start, it’s about how you finish. Lima native Justin Long has had his share of misfor...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


LCC grad Cobbs signs with Northern Kentucky

LCC grad Cobbs signs with Northern Kentucky

LIMA — Tre Cobbs’ search for the Division I basketball scholarship he wanted came to a successful conclusion on Wednesday when he announce...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Sidney stays alive in Ohio American Legion baseball tournament

LANCASTER — Sidney Post 217 defeated Sanducky Post 83 13-5 in an American League state tournament elimination game Thursday at Beavers Field.Bat...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Patience pays off

Patience pays off

LIMA – Lima Locos leadoff hitter Jeremy Johnson (Auburn) finds ways to get on base.By the ninth inning, he had already reached by a single and w...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Biker bash at Wetzelland 2016
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World’s Longest Yard Sale starts Thursday
Family moves to Cambodia

Family moves to Cambodia

LIMA — Gabe and Marla Taviano first visited Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in July 2010, when their church at the time, Vista Community Church in Dublin,...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Religion briefs

Elida Zion UMC plans ice cream socialELIDA — There will be an ice cream social from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at Zion United Methodist Church, 9290 ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


The whitewashed church of the 21st century

The whitewashed church of the 21st century

I am sure that most would agree that the world has changed and is yet changing. The Bible is fulfilling itself rapidly, and the only safe place is in ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Entertainment roundup: Guns N’ Roses star Slash surprises ‘School of Rock’ cast

Entertainment roundup: Guns N’ Roses star Slash surprises ‘School of Rock’ cast

NEW YORK — The kid band at the heart of the Broadway musical “School of Rock” got a surprise guest during rehearsal — Guns N&#...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Join the Welles family

Join the Welles family

LIMA — “Good Neighbor Days” at Welles Family Department Store, Lima’s newest major retailer in its newest shopping center, off...

July 26th, 2016 |  


OPINION


George Will: Can Clinton do in 2016 what Reagan did in 1980?

George Will: Can Clinton do in 2016 what Reagan did in 1980?

PHILADELPHIA — En route to fight one of his many duels, French politician Georges Clemenceau bought a one-way train ticket. Was he pessimistic? ...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Letter: Delphos doing it right

This is about the article in The Lima News on July 3, “Moving on up.”Congratulations to the inventors in Delphos on the renovation of the ...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Orange County (Calif.) Register: The wrong idea for government and religion

JULY 24, 2016 — The First Amendment Defense Act is one of those proposals that will sound good to almost everybody — until you read beyond...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Pete Sepp: Time for Ohio to get serious about comprehensive tax reform

Pete Sepp: Time for Ohio to get serious about comprehensive tax reform

President Harry Truman coined the term “do-nothing Congress” to describe the gridlock and inaction among his counterparts on Capitol Hill ...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Chicago Tribune: De-extinction: Resurrecting the past to save the future?

JULY 23, 2016 — A passenger pigeon flits by your window, its coos joining the cacophony of bird songs as day breaks. A hemisphere away, woolly m...

July 27th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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Wapak shop turns old into new
Stocks close flat as investors monitor company earnings

Stocks close flat as investors monitor company earnings

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks had a muddled session on Tuesday, as investors worked through a large batch of corporate earnings from a range of compani...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Denny’s serves up ‘Grand Celebration’ in Beaverdam

Denny’s serves up ‘Grand Celebration’ in Beaverdam

BEAVERDAM — The Denny’s restaurant in Beaverdam commemorated its new look Tuesday by serving up a “Grand Celebration” for its ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Area unemployment rates up in June

Area unemployment rates up in June

LIMA — The unemployment rate in nine northwest Ohio counties increased an average of 0.4 percentage points from May to June, according to figure...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Stocks pull back after 4 weeks of gains; Yahoo slips

Stocks pull back after 4 weeks of gains; Yahoo slips

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell moderately on Monday as investors took a break after four weeks of gains that brought the market to record highs.Ene...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B

Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a co...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Gas prices fall 14 cents in Lima region

Gas prices fall 14 cents in Lima region

LIMA — Gas prices in the Lima region fell 14 cents in the past week, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com.The average price for a gallon...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


STATE NEWS


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Pick 4 Midday" game were:0-2-4-4(zero, two, four, four)...

July 28th, 2016 |  


AP-OH–Ohio News Digest 1:30 pm, OH

Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Ohio. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the...

July 28th, 2016 |  


BC-OH–Ohio Sports Digest 1:30 pm, OH

The state at 1:30 p.m. All times EDT.Oskar Garcia, assistant sports editor for the east region of the AP, can be reached at [email protected], or by offi...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Court rejects Ohio law that bans police from sex with minors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court has declared unconstitutional a law that made it illegal for police officers to have sex with min...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Court rejects Ohio law that bans police from sex with minors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday declared unconstitutional a law that made it illegal for police officers to have sex ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Elephant sedative emerges as new threat in overdose battle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drug used to sedate elephants and other large animals, 100 times as potent as the fentanyl already escalating the country's ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: 2 men argue over flag at flag-burning protest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on protests and demonstrations on the final day of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):7:50 p.m.A te...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Wildfire threatens homes in California tourist hotspot

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters struggled Thursday to get the upper hand on a massive wildfire along Northern California's picturesque Big Sur c...

July 28th, 2016 |  


4 killed during Colombia’s celebration of soccer title

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's celebration of victory in the South American club soccer championship was marred by violence, with four fans kill...

July 28th, 2016 |  


AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s misreading of Iran deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump entertained an Iowa audience Thursday with an animated account of how he would have wrung a better nuclear deal out o...

July 28th, 2016 |  


The Latest: Clinton says she offers ‘steady leadership’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):7:55 p.m.Hillary Clinton says A...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Clinton’s pledge: Steady hand at ‘moment of reckoning’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand...

July 28th, 2016 |  


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