NEWS


Lima Civil Service Board seeks rule change on secretarial duties

LIMA — Lima’s Civil Service Board, the governing body for the city’s employment recruitment and evaluation process, is currently una...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Statements allowed in 2001 murder

Statements allowed in 2001 murder

LIMA — A 2001 killing wasn’t solved until last year when a man walked into the police station to make a statement about the case saying th...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Former Wapakoneta band director assigned May 15 trial

WAPAKONETA — A former band instructor at Wapakoneta schools accused of sex charges was assigned a trial for May 15.Broc Hottle, 27, of Mount Ver...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ross McWay’s murder trial set for April

LIMA — A man charged with aggravated murder in the killing of a woman just days after he was released from jail is scheduled to stand trial Apri...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Police calls

2700 Elida Road, Lima — An employee of Kohl’s reported Friday someone trying to steal merchandise without paying.9900 block of Faulkner Ro...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Late shot lifts Baldwin Wallace past Ohio Northern

Spartans rally to defeat Northview

Girls High School BasketballDivision I SectionalLima Senior 59, Northview 51.FOSTORIA — Lima Senior’s Kierre James pumped in a team-high 2...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Schebler settled in, ready to win

Schebler settled in, ready to win

GOODYEAR, Arizona (AP) — Scott Schebler needed a year to settle in. Now he’s ready to win.A year ago Schebler was new to the Reds and was ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Powerful presence: Encarnacion gives Indians booming bat

Powerful presence: Encarnacion gives Indians booming bat

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — As fans lining the chain-linked fence next to Cleveland’s main practice field jockeyed for better position to snatc...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Top 10 things to watch in girls tournament

Top 10 things to watch in girls tournament

As the girls high school basketball tournament starts this week, The Lima News offers 10 things to look for in the postseason.1. Who are a few key pla...

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


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 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima Policeman Tom Nelson
Birchaven Village hosting educational series for seniors

Birchaven Village hosting educational series for seniors

FINDLAY — Birchaven Village is hosting “Talk About It Tuesdays,” an educational series for seniors on the first and last Tuesday in ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. ...

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


Restaurant joins Activated Menu Challenge

Restaurant joins Activated Menu Challenge

Lima’s newest restaurant to open downtown, The Hollander on Main Street, has joined the Activate Approved Menu Challenge. We are very excited fo...

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


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 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


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Gas prices down in Lima region
How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other wor...

February 20th, 2017 |  


World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street remained shut for a holiday, as investors awaited key reports this week, i...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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. |  


STATE NEWS


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 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


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 |  


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


Hundreds rescued from California floodwaters in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Utah moves to toss school ban on ‘advocacy of homosexuality’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers took the first step Tuesday to get rid of a state law that bans the "advocacy of homosexuality" in schools, a m...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Family, attorney denied access to hospitalized asylum seeker

DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for a Salvadoran woman who collapsed in a Texas detention center earlier this month as she seeks asylum said Tuesday that fa...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Official: Reforms didn’t cut sentence of suspect in killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gang member suspected of shooting two California police officers, killing one of them, was released from prison last year on pr...

February 21st, 2017 |  


AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EST

Millions targeted for possible deportation under Trump rulesWASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people living in the United States illegally could be targ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Pilot radioed in ‘Mayday’ call before Australian plane crash

DALLAS (AP) — A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Austr...

February 21st, 2017 |