NEWS


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Evans gets 11 years for killing man in 2001
Lima North Middle School planting trees for Arbor Day

Lima North Middle School planting trees for Arbor Day

LIMA — In celebration of Arbor Day, Lima North Middle School will be receiving two sugar maple trees from the City of Lima’s Parks, Recrea...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Police: Columbus 0fficer dragged by car as he fatally shot driver

Police: Columbus 0fficer dragged by car as he fatally shot driver

COLUMBUS — Police in Ohio say an officer was being dragged alongside a car when the officer shot and killed the driver.Columbus Police Sgt. Rich...

April 27th, 2017 |  


The New Respects playing at Vino Bellissimo

The New Respects playing at Vino Bellissimo

LIMA — The New Respects, which Rolling Stone Magazine called one of the top 10 new artists you need to know, will be playing at 7 p.m., Sunday, ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Elida Elementary teachers holding Hungry Hippo fundraiser

ELIDA — Elida Elementary teachers will be taking part in a Hungry, Hungry Hippos competition to raise money for cancer research at 2:30 p.m. Fri...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Lima Rotary Club holding bi-annual blood clinic

Lima Rotary Club holding bi-annual blood clinic

LIMA — The Lima Rotary Club is holding its bi-annual blood clinic from 6:30 to 10 a.m., Saturday, May 6, at the Senior Citizens Services, 3400 W...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Bluffton University plans annual May Day ceremony, crown king and queen

Bluffton University plans annual May Day ceremony, crown king and queen

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University will host its annual May Day ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 6, at Bluffton University, 1 University Drive, ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Mustangs score 6 in first in softball win
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Brantley helps Tribe get win
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Shawnee gets more out of hits
Brantley helps Tribe get win

Brantley helps Tribe get win

CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley, continuing his comeback from shoulder problems that forced him to miss most of last season, drove in three runs an...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Delphos St. John’s hires Stant as new girls varsity basketball coach

DELPHOS – Nick Stant has been hired as the Delphos St. John’s girls basketball head coach.The Delphos elementary school principal assumes ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


North-South All-Star football games to feature area players

North-South All-Star football games to feature area players

ST. MARYS — Several standout football players will have one last hurrah on the gridiron at the high school level when they compete in the Ohio H...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 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 ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Thames, Brewersthump Reds 9-1

MILWAUKEE — Eric Thames hit his major league-leading 11th home run — his sixth against Cincinnati this season — and the Milwaukee Br...

April 26th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

NEW YORK — Jonathan Demme, the eclectic, ever-enthusiastic filmmaker behind the Oscar winners “The Silence of the Lambs” and “...

April 26th, 2017 |  


‘Aunt Sidney’ welcomed all

‘Aunt Sidney’ welcomed all

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Her full name was Sidney Howard Nelson Davison.But to those who knew her — and in Shawnee Township in the middle of the...

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


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 24 — Makayla Gates and Adam Curry, Coldwater, boy; Kristy and Nick Vo, Lima, girl.St. Rita’s Medical Cent...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Entertainment roundup: Aretha Franklin blasts Dionne Warwick

Entertainment roundup: Aretha Franklin blasts Dionne Warwick

NEW YORK — The Queen of Soul is coming out swinging against fellow legend Dionne Warwick, accusing her of making up a story that she was Whitney...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Parkinson Exercise program held in Lima

Parkinson Exercise program held in Lima

LIMA — A Parkinson’s exercise program is held from 1 to 2 p.m., Thursdays from April 27 through Nov. 23, at St. Rita’s Auxiliary Con...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Parkinson Exercise program held in Ottawa

Parkinson Exercise program held in Ottawa

OTTAWA — A Parkinson’s exercise program is held from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesdays from April 26 through Nov. 22 at the Putnam County YMCA, 101 ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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George Will: Will France elect a Gallic Barack Obama?
George Will: Will France elect a Gallic Barack Obama?

George Will: Will France elect a Gallic Barack Obama?

WASHINGTON — The French are too intellectually vain to borrow others’ political ideas, but too interested in style not to appreciate and a...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Letter: Downtown progress shows Berger’s leadership

I am a resident of Lima, having lived in my current home for nearly 30 years. I have lived in or around Lima my entire life.I have watched the develop...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Cynthia M. Allen: Millennials may be more traditional than we’ve come to think

Cynthia M. Allen: Millennials may be more traditional than we’ve come to think

When people describe members of the millennial generation — usually considered those born between 1982 and 2000 — a lot of adjectives get ...

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


John Grindrod: Wandering through life directionally challenged

John Grindrod: Wandering through life directionally challenged

Back in 2015, thanks to my favorite travel agent, Lady Jane, who arranged my fourth trip across the pond, this time to Eastern and Central Europe, a t...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Column: Rebellion only solution in Venezuela

Column: Rebellion only solution in Venezuela

The decision by Venezuela’s Supreme Court, a political poodle of President Nicolas Maduro, to take over the powers of the opposition-controlled ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Chamber awards: Lima companies rise from startups to emerging businesses

Chamber awards: Lima companies rise from startups to emerging businesses

LIMA — The three finalists for the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Business of the Year Award have risen from start-up co...

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


Ottawa Whirlpool to hold direct hiring event

Ottawa Whirlpool to hold direct hiring event

OTTAWA — The Whirlpool Corporation will hold a direct hiring event at 5 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday at the company’s Otta...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Unemployment rates improve for second straight month in area counties

Unemployment rates improve for second straight month in area counties

LIMA — The region’s unemployment rates have improved for the second straight month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Depa...

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


Chamber awards: Young professionals demonstrate leadership, career growth

Chamber awards: Young professionals demonstrate leadership, career growth

LIMA — Jason Stolly, Alexa Miller and Jessika Phillips are all under the age of 40, yet they’ve each managed to take on leadership roles i...

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


Gas prices up a dime in Allen County

Gas prices up a dime in Allen County

LIMA — Allen County gas prices increased an average of 10 cents since last week, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com.The average price ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Part of interstate in Ohio to close for bridge implosion

Part of interstate in Ohio to close for bridge implosion

OREGONIA — Officials say another attempt at imploding an old bridge in in southwest Ohio will close a section of Interstate-71 for several hours...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Police: Columbus 0fficer dragged by car as he fatally shot driver

Police: Columbus 0fficer dragged by car as he fatally shot driver

COLUMBUS — Police in Ohio say an officer was being dragged alongside a car when the officer shot and killed the driver.Columbus Police Sgt. Rich...

April 27th, 2017 |  


911 call: Akron man wants police dog to search for stolen heroin

911 call: Akron man wants police dog to search for stolen heroin

AKRON — Police say an Ohio man called 911 to request a police dog to help track down heroin allegedly stolen from him.WEWS-TV reports a 20-year-...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Northern Ohio man dies after explosion during fuel transfer

Northern Ohio man dies after explosion during fuel transfer

MILAN — A workplace safety agency is investigating the death of a man hurt in an explosion while transferring fuel between hauling trucks at a n...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Columbus Zoo euthanizes 29-year-old polar bear that had cancer

Columbus Zoo euthanizes 29-year-old polar bear that had cancer

POWELL — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio says it has euthanized a 29-year-old male polar bear after veterinarians determined he had liver ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


In 911 call, wounded Toledo teen pleads not to be shot again

In 911 call, wounded Toledo teen pleads not to be shot again

TOLEDO — Police say an Ohio teenager wounded during a reported home invasion can be heard in a 911 call begging someone not to shoot him again a...

April 27th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


French court refuses to extradite Kosovo ex-prime minister

PARIS (AP) — A French court on Thursday refused to extradite a former Kosovo prime minister to Serbia to face war crimes charges, prompting anger in...

April 27th, 2017 |  


The Latest: US drone strike kills 7 in northwest Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on Pakistan (all times local):5:05 p.m.Two Pakistani intelligence officials say an overnight suspected U.S. drone strike...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Bell tolls as police ambush killer gets death sentence

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The bell atop the Pike County Courthouse last tolled the fate of a condemned killer in the 1980s.On Wednesday, it rang again.Eri...

April 27th, 2017 |  


EU members stress they are united heading into Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — The 27 European Union nations head into two years of divorce negotiations with Britain as a solid bloc and said Thursday there is a ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Poland signs first deal to buy natural gas from US supplier

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country's e...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Turkish coast guard says that Russian navy ship has sunk off Istanbul with nobody on board

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish coast guard says that Russian navy ship has sunk off Istanbul with nobody on board....

April 27th, 2017 |