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Local mayors meet in Ottawa
Bluffton scholarship winners announced

Bluffton scholarship winners announced

BLUFFTON — The S.H.A.N.N.O.N. (Sharing Hopes And Nourishing Needs Of Neighbors) Service Club of Bluffton has annoucned winners of its “Ser...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Local mayors meet in Ottawa

Local mayors meet in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Mayors from Putnam and Auglaize counties met with state representatives at the Red Pig Inn Monday to talk about a few important issues ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem’s Western Wall on Monday, sending a sign...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Elida Village Council to meet Tuesday

Elida Village Council to meet Tuesday

ELIDA — The Elida Village Council will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Village Hall, 200 W. Main St., Elida. .neFileBlock { margin-botto...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Mercer County Engineer announces roadside spraying schedule

Mercer County Engineer announces roadside spraying schedule

CELINA — Mercer County Engineer James A. Wiechart is informing residents of roadside herbicide spraying for the suppression of undesirable veget...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


9:35 pm |    
Bad bounce
Parkway handles Minster for district crown

Parkway handles Minster for district crown

WAPAKONETA – Longtime Parkway softball coach Mark Esselstein doesn’t take anything for granted.He knows the importance of getting out to a...

May 22nd, 2017 updated: May 22nd, 2017. |  


Last second shot sinks Cavs

Last second shot sinks Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer danced around the rim and dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics, blown...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Leipsic heading to regionals after win over Kalida

Leipsic heading to regionals after win over Kalida

ELIDA – It was more than just a coincidence. There appeared to be a connection.Leipsic’s best defensive play might have led to some game-d...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan calls it “getting to our game.”It means he wants his team to attack oppone...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years

Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon had the fastest lap and the fastest four-lap qualifying average in 21 years Sunday to win his third Indianapolis...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Gomes has 5 RBIs to helps Indians sweep Astros with 8-6 win

Gomes has 5 RBIs to helps Indians sweep Astros with 8-6 win

HOUSTON (AP) — In an up-and-down season, the American League champion Cleveland Indians left Houston feeling pretty good after sweeping the Astr...

May 21st, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE




LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 20 — Leigh McCullough-Steinke and Andrew Steinke, Wapakoneta, boy; Rakeela McClellan, Lima, boy.May 21 — A...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Not just ‘Sgt. Pepper’: Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

Not just ‘Sgt. Pepper’: Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sgt. Pepper” was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles’ psychedelic landmark, it stands as one...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Used clothing store gets surprise donation of marijuana

Used clothing store gets surprise donation of marijuana

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently inadvertently donated more than 100 grams of marijuana when they dropped off some used children’...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Activate Allen County:

Activate Allen County:

Activate Allen County held it’s 2016-2017 Activated School Challenge Award Ceremony (sponsored by St. Rita’s Health Partners) earlier in 2...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Alien: Covenant’ edges ‘Guardians’ at weekend box office

‘Alien: Covenant’ edges ‘Guardians’ at weekend box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Alien: Covenant” edged out “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2” in a weekend space battle at the box of...

May 21st, 2017 |  


When downsizing means an upgrade

When downsizing means an upgrade

It started as a whim. My cousin Anne, who is a designer at Nell Hill’s, has three daughters who would soon be out of the nest. Why not sell thei...

May 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Letter: Say ‘thank you’ to letter carriers

The National Association of Letter Carriers’(NALC) 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was May 13. The letter csrriers, United Way of Greate...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: And now, a special counsel. How Trump still could save his disaster-prone presidency

MAY 18, 2017 — The best Donald Trump can hope for over time is that “10 days in May” becomes shorthand for the darkest period of his...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Matthew Kutch: No cure-all or curse in health-care plans

Matthew Kutch: No cure-all or curse in health-care plans

With all of the political rancor surrounding the U.S. House of Representative’s bill to reform the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the American H...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Opinion: College pays off, but not like it should

Opinion: College pays off, but not like it should

If you are prepared for college-level work, and especially if you intend to major in something in demand in the economy, by all means go to college. T...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Editorial: When businesses step up, a community can benefit

Editorial: When businesses step up, a community can benefit

People love feel-good stories, and the philanthropic activities by two Lima companies this month provide that and more.Today’s dedication of Lim...

May 20th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Lima resident buys same bike 50 years later

Lima resident buys same bike 50 years later

LIMA — Gary Schum remembers his father telling him when he was 14 that if he earned the money, he could buy a Cushman scooter.To his father̵...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Using cruise control on downgrades won’t harm your engine

Using cruise control on downgrades won’t harm your engine

Dear Car Talk:I like using cruise control, for a couple of reasons: It makes for more relaxed highway driving, and it improves fuel economy. However, ...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Tesla employees raise concerns as production set to jump

Tesla employees raise concerns as production set to jump

FREMONT, Calif. — As Tesla sets aggressive new production goals, its workers are sending a clear message: Don’t forget about us.Several Te...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Get your car featured in The Lima News

Get your car featured in The Lima News

GET YOUR CAR FEATUREDThe Lima News publishes photographs of vintage cars, 20 years or older, free of charge in Real Wheels. It is easy to get your car...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Larry Printz: Getting ready to roll for Memorial Day

With the arrival of warmer weather, thoughts turn to packing the car and hitting the road. However, being prepared for a road trip will make it one yo...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Workforce development officials: Labor market ‘strong’ in Allen County

Workforce development officials: Labor market ‘strong’ in Allen County

LIMA — As he had done for the last several weeks, Anthony Cook Jr. spent a full day at school and then headed to Bluffton for a few more hours o...

May 20th, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Cops save child from SUV teetering on hill after driver ODs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in Pittsburgh say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger o...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Kirkersville shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

Kirkersville shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

NEWARK — An Ohio court says lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he ki...

May 20th, 2017 |  


5-year-old Middletown boy reports parents’ overdose

5-year-old Middletown boy reports parents’ overdose

MIDDLETOWN — Police in southwest Ohio say the 5-year-old son of a couple who overdosed on heroin saved his parents by walking two blocks in the ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Cincinnati mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer

Cincinnati mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer

CINCINNATI — The mayor of Cincinnati has tearfully apologized to the city’s police officers after his office unwittingly approved a procla...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Roger Ailes had strong roots in native Ohio, friends say

Roger Ailes had strong roots in native Ohio, friends say

CLEVELAND — Longtime Fox News CEO Roger Ailes built his fame and fortune in TV and politics in the power corridors of New York and Washington, b...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Mom accused of shooting 2 kids found in yard is due in Dayton courtroom

Mom accused of shooting 2 kids found in yard is due in Dayton courtroom

DAYTON — A woman accused of shooting two of her children in the head and leaving them outside an Ohio home is expected to make an initial court ...

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


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: Intel director won’t detail Trump conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The na...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


US renews call for Hungary to engage with besieged school

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The U.S. State Department is repeating its call for Hungary to "engage directly" with a university founded by billionaire G...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Dad remembers slain son’s ‘giving heart’

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing death of a black student visiting the University of Maryland (all times local): 10:15 a.m. ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Rapper BIA says her heart is broken by attack

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The rapper BIA...

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


Congo opens probe into ex-minister’s role in Kasai violence

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in Congo have opened an investigation into whether a former government minister may have played a role in incitin...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek’s start

LONDON (AP) — Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that...

May 14th, 2017 |