NEWS


Elida Musical Theatre benefits from Chipotle fundraiser

Elida Musical Theatre benefits from Chipotle fundraiser

LIMA — The Elida Musical Theatre will benefit from a Chipotle fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Chipotle, 3292 Elida Road, Lima.Bring in ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Auglaize County Health Department offers free screenings for children

Auglaize County Health Department offers free screenings for children

WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize Health Department is offering free screenings for children birth to 5 years of age on Monday, March 13, at Wapakoneta ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Lima resident part of honor society at Ashland University

Lima resident part of honor society at Ashland University

LIMA — William Scott, of Lima, is a member of the Beta Beta Beta honor society at Ashland University.Scott is the son of Roger and Mary Scott of...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

COLUMBUS — Some state lawmakers want to bring back cursive handwriting as a requirement in Ohio’s elementary schools.Republican Reps. Andr...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Shawnee, Lima Central Catholic students vye for Distinguished Young Women of Ohio

Shawnee, Lima Central Catholic students vye for Distinguished Young Women of Ohio

LIMA — Two area students are vying for the Distinguished Young Women of Ohio Scholarship Program being held Friday and Saturday in Mount Vernon....

February 21st, 2017 |  


Three Kalida teens honored by Putnam County Optimists

Three Kalida teens honored by Putnam County Optimists

KALIDA — Three Kalida High School students were honored by the Putnam County Optimists with the club’s Character Award for January.Bailey ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Davis dunks, defense rests in NBA All-Star game

Davis dunks, defense rests in NBA All-Star game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books.And on a night when Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant provided a gli...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Two famous sons qualify 1-2 for Daytona 500

Two famous sons qualify 1-2 for Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — It’s impossible to tell the history of NASCAR without mentioning Elliott and Earnhardt.As the series shifts int...

February 19th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Alzheimer’s Associaton of Northwest Ohio holds program

Alzheimer’s Associaton of Northwest Ohio holds program

CELINA — Links between the body and brain are explored in a program sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association from 6 t0 7 p.m., Thursday at...

February 20th, 2017 |  


‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Great Wall” was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.The most expensive film ever made in China and w...

February 19th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Letter: What you know can save a life

This February 22nd marks National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. There’s no better time to recognize this common, yet little-known disease.A...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Foreign policy brings jitters

It’s unfortunate that Dr. Waters’ guest column “Trump’s decisions don’t jeopardize national security” ran the same...

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


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 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio State museum asks public to help buy dinosaur skeleton

Ohio State museum asks public to help buy dinosaur skeleton

COLUMBUS — A geological museum at Ohio State University wants to buy a new dinosaur skeleton for its collection, and it’s hoping the publi...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

COLUMBUS — Some state lawmakers want to bring back cursive handwriting as a requirement in Ohio’s elementary schools.Republican Reps. Andr...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Public would have limited access to Ohio drug death reviews

Public would have limited access to Ohio drug death reviews

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s governor has proposed allowing counties to create committees that would review overdose fatalities, and the public would...

February 21st, 2017 |  


GOP lawmaker won’t sponsor payday lending reform bill

GOP lawmaker won’t sponsor payday lending reform bill

COLUMBUS — A Republican lawmaker who vowed to push payday lending reform in Ohio has decided not to sponsor such a bill during her final two-yea...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Massillon police: Boy shot, wounded in reported robbery attempt

Massillon police: Boy shot, wounded in reported robbery attempt

MASSILLON — Police in northeastern Ohio say a 10-year-old boy was shot and wounded during a confrontation that was reported as an attempted robb...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


France’s Le Pen refuses headscarf to meet Lebanon’s mufti

BEIRUT (AP) — France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused Tuesday to go into a meeting with Lebanon's grand mufti on Tuesday aft...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Bahrain lawmakers approve military trials for civilians

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lawmakers in Bahrain have backed changing the constitution in a way that would allow civilians to be tried by mil...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Iran’s leader calls Israel a ‘fake’ nation, ‘dirty chapter’

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday used the podium of a pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran to lash out at Israel, calling the Jew...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Rome mayor supports taxi drivers striking against Uber

ROME (AP) — A weeklong strike by taxi drivers that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin is heating up, with cabbies marching through the ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Israeli court gives soldier 18 months for fatal shooting

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for his deadly shooting of a Palestinian att...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Thousands of demonstrators across US say ‘Not My President’

Thousands protesting against President Donald Trump on issues including immigration, climate change and the environment rallied in cities around the U...

February 21st, 2017 |