NEWS


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Youth Profile: Triplets enjoy sibling togetherness
Youth Profile: Triplets enjoy sibling togetherness

Youth Profile: Triplets enjoy sibling togetherness

LIMA — Being twins has definite advantages.Being triplets just adds another component to the fun.Alexus, Briana and Caylah Miller, of Lima, were...

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


‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

‘Apollo 13’ and ‘Titanic’ actor Bill Paxton dies at 61

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as “Apollo 13” and ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Car Talk: Just because you can do something, that doesn’t mean you should

Car Talk: Just because you can do something, that doesn’t mean you should

Dear Car Talk:I have a 1999 S-10 Chevy Blazer with four-wheel drive. I wish I had found one without the 4WD. I never use the 4WD, and it simply uses u...

February 26th, 2017 |  


If trucks could talk

If trucks could talk

BLUFFTON — Rick Scoles, of Bluffton, is a truck man through and through.That is why he could not pass on the 1952 International 120 that he happ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


FBI: Man in Wal-Mart vest robbed Albuquerque bank

FBI: Man in Wal-Mart vest robbed Albuquerque bank

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal agents are searching for a man they say robbed a northeast Albuquerque bank while wearing a Wal-Mart vest.The F...

February 26th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Top 10 things to watch in boys tournament

Top 10 things to watch in boys tournament

As boys high school basketball tournaments start this week, The Lima News offers 10 things to watch for:1. Can this year compare to last year for area...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Bath, Ottawa-Glandorf collect girls basketball sectional titles

Bath, Ottawa-Glandorf collect girls basketball sectional titles

LEIPSIC — Bath turned one second chance into an even bigger second chance when it beat St. Marys 48-38 in a Division II girls basketball section...

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


New Bremen, Minster gain berths in girls basketball district semifinals

New Bremen, Minster gain berths in girls basketball district semifinals

BATH TOWNSHIP – On Wednesday night, Lima Central Catholic erased a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter against Ridgemont to record a victory ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

LIMA — It’s been a long time coming.Ottawa-Glandorf’s wrestling program has been turning some heads the past few seasons.After winni...

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


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 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ scares up big $30.5 million debut

Jordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ scares up big $30.5 million debut

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller “Get Out,&#...

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


A lump in the throat

A lump in the throat

In all my 32 years as a veterinarian, I don’t recall ever seeing any kind of animal with a goiter. Then I received a phone call from a Boer goat...

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


Voting for Oscars

Voting for Oscars

“Good movies,” wrote film critic Roger Ebert, “are a civilizing force. They allow us to empathize with those whose lives are differe...

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


Former Spencerville resident has tie to Oscars

Former Spencerville resident has tie to Oscars

COLUMBUS — Lindsey Moeller didn’t think twice about “natural” products versus traditional.Until her mother fell ill.When the f...

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


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. |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: Some great stories aren’t so great
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Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media
Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media

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

“Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper.”Another ill-considered tweet by our petulant president?Hardly.That it is a comp...

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


Letter: Focus on infrastructure, and manufacturing to boost the middle class

During the recent presidential campaign the candidates spoke at nauseam on how to create and retain middle class jobs. During my career as a labor lea...

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


Editorial: Town hall meetings an important part of holding office

Editorial: Town hall meetings an important part of holding office

In Marion last week, nearly 200 people showed up for the Presidents’ Day visit Jim Jordan made to the home of Warren G. Harding. Many of them re...

February 25th, 2017 |  


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 |  


Joel Parker: Taxation without representation

Joel Parker: Taxation without representation

The Elida School Board should be commended for passing a resolution last week that points out the many flaws in the charter school industry. Its decis...

February 25th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Hard work, attendance important traits
Tool and die in demand in auto plants

Tool and die in demand in auto plants

ST. MARYS — Ask auto industry analyst Kristin Dziczech with the Center for Automotive Research in Detroit where the biggest skills gap is as Bab...

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


Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

LIMA — While businesses consider how to transition to the next generation of workers, workers both young and old are also endeavoring to put the...

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


Big demand for truck drivers in region

Big demand for truck drivers in region

LIMA — Geographically speaking, Lima/Allen County is strategically located in West Central Ohio, making Lima/Allen County the mecca for shipping...

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


Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

DELPHOS — On a recent morning at Vanamatic in Delphos, three employees with a combined 100 years of experience sat together at a conference room...

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


Smart cars require smarter workers

Smart cars require smarter workers

LIMA — All automotive companies in the Greater Lima region may be experiencing a “skills gap,” but every company’s skills gap ...

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


Automakers, suppliers offer education, perks to attract Millennials

Automakers, suppliers offer education, perks to attract Millennials

LIMA — The challenge facing the Greater Lima area’s aging automotive industry is not only one of preventing a “brain drain” of...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 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


The Latest: Timberlake leads Oscar bleachers cheerathon

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local):5 p.m.Justin Timberlake is the king of the Oscars red carpet, as least as...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islan...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Police say more than 100 Jewish cemetery headstones damaged

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after sim...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Officials to stop California dam’s outflow to clear debris

OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California water authorities will stop the outflow from the Oroville Dam's crippled spillway to allow workers to remove debr...

February 26th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Trump welcomes governors to the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest news on President Donald Trump (all times local):8 p.m.President Donald Trump is toasting the nation's governors at the...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Trump’s choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy, businessman Philip Bilden, said Sunday he was withdrawing from consid...

February 26th, 2017 |