NEWS


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CAR SHOWS AND MORE
Why you can’t buy a car online — for now

Why you can’t buy a car online — for now

As bricks-and-mortar stores around the country close up and more retail sales shift to the internet, the auto industry seems stuck in the past, ploddi...

May 28th, 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 28th, 2017 |  


CarFit events help senior drivers find the best fit

If you buy a new suit, you would probably have a tailor custom fit it to your body. If you’re a golfer, a lot of instructors advise that you get...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Youth Profile: Lincolnview grad heads to the Ivy League

Youth Profile: Lincolnview grad heads to the Ivy League

VAN WERT — The Lincolnview School District has not been a strong producer of Ivy League attendees when it comes to producing college students.In...

May 28th, 2017 |  


In the Military

In the Military

AIR FORCEAirman Tymon T. Moore, son of Ty H. Moore, of Lima, and Lynnette L. Campbell, of Van Wert, graduated from basic military training at Joint Ba...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Holiday closings for Memorial Day

Holiday closings for Memorial Day

GovernmentAllen County offices — Closed.Auglaize County offices — Closed.Putnam County offices — Closed.Lima city offices — Cl...

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


SPORTS


Elida graduate Etzler runs on Mount Union’s NCAA national champion relay

Elida graduate Etzler runs on Mount Union’s NCAA national champion relay

GENEVA — Elida’s Clark Etzler was part of the Mount Union men’s 1,600-meter relay team which won a national championship at the NCAA...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Cavs have lots of bulletin board material if they choose to use it

Cavs have lots of bulletin board material if they choose to use it

CLEVELAND — Las Vegas doesn’t like them. Draymond Green doesn’t like them.But with the Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors meeting i...

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


Minster heading to state in Division IV baseball

Minster heading to state in Division IV baseball

HAMLER – At the beginning of Minster’s 3-1 win over Leipsic in the Division IV baseball regional championship game at Patrick Henry on Sat...

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 28th, 2017. |  


Lima area results

High Schools Baseball Division IV Regional FinalMinster 3, Leipsic 1at Patrick HenryLeipsic `000`000`1`—`1`5`0Minster `300`000`0`—`3`4`2WP...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Horstman continues Limaland dominance

LIMA — Cloverdale’s Jared Horstman was the class of the field in the NRA Sprint Invader feature at Friday’s night running of the Mem...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Wide-open Indy 500 expected

Wide-open Indy 500 expected

INDIANAPOLIS — One of IndyCar’s all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500.All eyes, though, will be one row beh...

May 27th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Festival season: A guide to summer events

Festival season: A guide to summer events

LIMA — Festival season is here, and we have details on activities taking place this summer. Take some time to attend a local festival or fair. T...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

DAYTON (AP) — The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle will finally go on public display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Activity trackers a step in the wrong direction

David Trinko: Activity trackers a step in the wrong direction

My activity tracked applauded my efforts for politely clapping at an awards ceremony last week.It was less impressed when I pushed a stroller weighed ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


10 tips for affordable nursery design

10 tips for affordable nursery design

Nursery design doesn’t have to break the bank.There are a number of cost-saving and creative ideas to create a nursery that is inviting, warm an...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 25 — Stephanie Hernandez and Marcus Haywood, Lima, boy; Stacee Smart and Ronald Phillips, Lima, girl.St. Rita...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music’s elite and celebrities remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgar...

May 26th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: A killer smiles; a community outraged

Connect this Memorial Day on a personal level

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. Memorial Day is a day of appreciation for sacrifice. Memorial Day is a day of profound thanks. To truly feel and...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Allen County Fair gives horse shoes a toss

In 1986 The Allen County Horseshoe Pitchers constructed eight pitching courts at the Allen County Fairgrounds. This was done with volunteer labor and ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: Asset protection from nursing home expenses

Legal-Ease: Asset protection from nursing home expenses

This column has previously explored the big picture of asset protection from long term care expenses (commonly referred-to as the “nursing home&...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Hate the sin, love the sinner

I’m writing in response to Celia Rivenbark’s guest column in the May 18th edition of The Lima News. I too was a Methodist for some years a...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Letter: Electoral College steals my vote

I’ll tell you right out front I am a registered Democrat. Two of the last three elections have been decided by the Electoral College (where is t...

May 26th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


CarFit events help senior drivers find the best fit

If you buy a new suit, you would probably have a tailor custom fit it to your body. If you’re a golfer, a lot of instructors advise that you get...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Car owner goes with “Clapton” green

Car owner goes with “Clapton” green

ELIDA — John Meyer acquired his classic 1974 Volkswagon Bug in a most interesting way.A little more than two years ago, his son-in-law found the...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Land transfers, May 18 to May 24

Land transfers, May 18 to May 24

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 18 to May 24. Figures reflect the selli...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, May 28, 2017:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.875 / 3....

May 27th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: Asset protection from nursing home expenses

Legal-Ease: Asset protection from nursing home expenses

This column has previously explored the big picture of asset protection from long term care expenses (commonly referred-to as the “nursing home&...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Ask Brianna: Should I pick my first job based on my debt?

Ask Brianna: Should I pick my first job based on my debt?

“Ask Brianna” is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, fin...

May 27th, 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 |