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Former Cridersville cop earns prison for child sex crime

Former Cridersville cop earns prison for child sex crime

LIMA — A former Cridersville police officer was sentenced to two years prison Friday for a sex crime against a child.Douglas Huston, 37, was sen...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Mercer Co. arrests 4 Thursday during patrol effort

Mercer Co. arrests 4 Thursday during patrol effort

CELINA — Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reported the Heroin Interdiction Team made several arrests following a saturated patrol effort conducte...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Plea negotiations halt in Lima murder case

Plea negotiations halt in Lima murder case

LIMA — Wearing a dress suit, tie and glasses, Demonta Rogers walked into a courtroom Friday looking more like an attorney than a man charged in ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Ten local organizations named ‘Stormwater Superstars’

Ten local organizations named ‘Stormwater Superstars’

LIMA — Ten local organizations were named “Stormwater Superstars” at a Wake, Rattle and Roll event Friday, which is sponsored monthl...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Man pleads to manslaughter charge in 2001 Lima homicide

Man pleads to manslaughter charge in 2001 Lima homicide

LIMA — A man who turned himself in for a 2001 killing that remained unsolved for 15 years took it a step further Friday and pleaded guilty to vo...

February 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Bath halts losing streak

Cecilia Riepenhoff has top series at bowling district

ROSSFORD — Lima Central Catholic’s Cecilia Riepenhoff had the high series of 629 at Thursday’s Division II girls bowling district at...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Feb. 24

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Feb. 24

Boys BasketballAkr. Hoban 78, Chardon NDCL 33Akr. Kenmore 73, Norton 49Akr. SVSM 72, Can. McKinley 54Arlington 60, Arcadia 26Ashland 80, Mansfield Mad...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsBoys BasketballDefiance 63, Shawnee 54at DefianceShawneeMcDonald 24, Rosado 4, Bagley 2, Wilkerson 4, Thomas 6, Manley 8, O’Neal 2, ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio Northern blocks upset attempt in women’s Ohio Athletic Conference tourney semifinal

Ohio Northern blocks upset attempt in women’s Ohio Athletic Conference tourney semifinal

ADA — Ohio Northern’s Amy Bullimore said no to Marietta.Not once, but twice.Bullimore blocked two shots in the final four seconds to help ...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


St. Marys wins boys bowling district

ROSSFORD — St. Marys held on to defeat Woodmore and claim Thursday night’s Division II boys bowling district at Interstate Lanes.The Rough...

February 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Blanchard Valley Health System to conduct ‘Innovations in Joint Replacement Care’ public forum

Blanchard Valley Health System to conduct ‘Innovations in Joint Replacement Care’ public forum

FINDLAY — Blanchard Valley Health System will host a public forum entitled “Innovations in Joint Replacement Care.” This event will ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lupus call-in support group meeting scheduled March 8

Lupus call-in support group meeting scheduled March 8

BRECKSVILLE — The Lupus Foundation of America, Great Ohio Chapter will host a monthly call-in support group from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 8...

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


‘Being Mortal’ documentary presented in Findlay

‘Being Mortal’ documentary presented in Findlay

FINDLAY — Bridge Home Health & Hospice is hosting the documentary film, “Being Mortal, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in Maratho...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Waiting for dust to settle

Waiting for dust to settle

The church is going through a season of metamorphosis. It’s a time when believers should remain focused and keep our eyes upon the Lord.There is...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Kathleen Parker: Deep thinkers? ‘Whatever, baby!’

Letter: ‘Other’ addicts need help, too

I am curious why the We Care Regional Crisis Center isn’t treating all drug addictions, only opiates.Those seeking help from “other”...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Editorial: High error rate for Medicaid payments

“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, e...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lawrence S. Huffman: Finding a trustworthy ‘secret squirrel’

Lawrence S. Huffman: Finding a trustworthy ‘secret squirrel’

The sale and use of dangerous drugs and the physical effect on those who use them is probably the biggest challenge faced by law enforcement people to...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Jay Ambrose: How Trump could lead us to socialism yet

Jay Ambrose: How Trump could lead us to socialism yet

One day, President Donald Trump is at a prayer meeting talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger being lousy on TV, and on another, he is naming the brillia...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Letter: Borders safe under Trump

Our current President is doing what he said he would do while running for office.The people that infiltrated our country illegally should all be depor...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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LIMA — Increased production of 327,000 barrels of oil per day and steady refining throughputs at Husky Energy contributed to the company’s...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lima-based Christian TV station gets $7.7 million in FCC auction, to launch foundation

Lima-based Christian TV station gets $7.7 million in FCC auction, to launch foundation

LIMA — WTLW TV-44, a Lima-based Christian TV station, will be compensated $7.7 million to change broadcast frequencies as a result of the recent...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Lima/Allen County Chamber presents leadership workshop

Lima/Allen County Chamber presents leadership workshop

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber presents a leadership conference from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 16, at The City Club, 144 S. Main ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Kuhn honored as Optimist of the Year

Kuhn honored as Optimist of the Year

LIMA — Valorie Kuhn was chosen Optimist of the Year at the Lima Noon Optimist Club’s annual charter night celebration.Kuhn was cited for h...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Anne Decker speaking about safety videos at West Central Ohio Safety Council meeting

Anne Decker speaking about safety videos at West Central Ohio Safety Council meeting

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Safety Council will meet at 7:30 a.m. March 14 at the Howard Johnson Inn, 1920 Roschman Ave. in Lima. The meeting w...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


West Central Ohio Safety Council seeks nominations for 61st annual Awards Banquet

West Central Ohio Safety Council seeks nominations for 61st annual Awards Banquet

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Safety Council’s 61st annual Awards Banquet will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 11 at the Howard Johnso...

February 23rd, 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


Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosul

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a c...

February 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Opposition leader backs US tack on IS, Iran

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria and at peace talks in Geneva (all times local):2:45 p.m.A leader of the main Syrian opposition gro...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Kansas community tries to heal from shooting; bar to reopen

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened f...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosul

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a c...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to co...

February 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Vietnam: Suspect thought she was playing a prank

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim ...

February 25th, 2017 |