NEWS


11:15 pm
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Nelly, Sean Kingston perform at the fair
Nelly, Sean Kingston perform at the fair

Nelly, Sean Kingston perform at the fair

LIMA — The Allen County Fair has long been synonymous with providing big-name talent.This year, they went with two.The fair has a longstanding t...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


NAACP critical of criminal justice system, sheriff fires back

NAACP critical of criminal justice system, sheriff fires back

LIMA — NAACP President Ron Fails accused law enforcement and other members of the criminal justice system Friday of unfair treatment of blacks, ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Livestock on auction block at Allen County Fair

Livestock on auction block at Allen County Fair

LIMA — For Lafayette’s Gage Wireman, 12, of the Harrod Lively 4-H Club, working with his market lambs is a way of life, as his family rais...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Community engagement key to Common Grounds’ success

Community engagement key to Common Grounds’ success

BLUFFTON — Common Grounds Coffeehouse & Cafe co-owner Phil Zimmerly credits community involvement as the driving force behind the growth and...

August 26th, 2016 |  


ONU to host observatory event tonight

ADA — The Ohio Northern University Observatory will host an opportunity to view a conjunction of Jupiter and Venus from 6 to 7 p.m. today.The tw...

August 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


12:55 am
Updated: 7:35 am. |    
Lima Senior wins opener
12:55 am
Updated: 6:51 am. |    
O-G runs away with win
Bath capitalizes on DSJ miscues

Bath capitalizes on DSJ miscues

DELPHOS — Turnovers seem to always come back to haunt a football team.For Delphos St. John’s, the five turnovers committed against Bath in...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Gordon shines for Browns

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Josh Gordon showed why the Cleveland Browns are so happy to have him back on the field.The talented receiver with a history o...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Bearcats fall to Patriots

Bearcats fall to Patriots

SPENCERVILLE — Patrick Henry coach Bill Inselmann didn’t roll out anything too fancy on his return to coaching.And why should he when he h...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Grove edges Pandora-Gilboa

COLUMBUS GROVE — Reid Stechschulte scored his fourth running touchdown of the game in overtime as Columbus Grove defeated Pandora 35-29 in overt...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Lima area players of the week

Lima area players of the week

TOP PLAYERS OF THE WEEK— Aaron Reindel of Delphos St. John’s had 228 yards and four touchdown in the Blue Jays victory over Bath. Reindel ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


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 ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE




LIFESTYLE


1:36 pm
Updated: 8:57 pm. |    
Kelsea Ballerini making friends out of fans
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Updated: 7:00 pm. |    
Ted Nugent set to rock Lima Monday
Beautifying downtown Lima with Chalkwalk

Beautifying downtown Lima with Chalkwalk

LIMA —The fifth annual Downtown Lima Chalkwalk takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in downtown Lima. Colorful drawings will fill the sid...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

NEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual...

August 25th, 2016 |  


The great cover up

The great cover up

In the book of Jeremiah 12 and 13, we see a pattern God gave to Jeremiah to show him the condition of the people. When is the church going to get in s...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Just Us Gospel Quartet performing again

Just Us Gospel Quartet performing again

LIMA – The Just Us Gospel Quartet will be singing again at 10 a.m. at Waynesfield United Methodist Church, Waynesfield, on Sept. 11 after taking...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Religion briefs

Girl Scouts partners with Catholic ChurchTOLEDO — Girl Scouts of Western Ohio and Diocese of Toledo volunteers are working together to promote t...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


OPINION


Letter: New parade route a change for better

Mr. Ludwig, I respectfully disagree with your argument about the ‘tradition of the fair parade.’I, too, have only known the fair parade st...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Fact: Obama’s economy is working

Most conservative right wingers get confused when faced with facts.Daryl Hinkle’s letter of Aug. 3 is a glowing example. He says factories can&#...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Ron Lora: Questions missing in the presidential campaign

Ron Lora: Questions missing in the presidential campaign

Missing in the current presidential campaign is serious discussion on America’s state of interminable war. For three-quarters of a century we...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Chris Erskine: ‘Little brothers’ and big, big voices

Chris Erskine: ‘Little brothers’ and big, big voices

I used to write with music playing in the background till I realized the rhythms were interfering with my work. Like music, writing relies on attracti...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Chicago Tribune: The success of welfare reform

AUG. 22, 2016 — Twenty years ago Monday — on Aug. 22, 1996 — President Bill Clinton signed a welfare reform bill that he hailed as t...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


Legal-Ease: Impending tax law change impacts family businesses

Legal-Ease: Impending tax law change impacts family businesses

The nuances of federal tax laws, including specific deadlines and details on how certain laws will be enforced or administered, are carried out by the...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Biz Beat: AEDG seeks volunteers for focus groups

LIMA — The Allen Economic Development Group is conducting six focus groups to help explore and understand notable shifts in population, and dete...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Stocks end lower as health-care companies decline

Stocks end lower as health-care companies decline

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed lower on Wednesday, led by sharp declines in health-care companies as outrage over the steep price hikes for Mylan...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Buffalo Wings & Rings to open mid-November in former J’s building

Buffalo Wings & Rings to open mid-November in former J’s building

LIMA — Renovations are underway to turn the former J’s American Pub into a Buffalo Wings & Rings, which is set to open in mid-November...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Modest but steady gains for US indexes; homebuilders soar

Modest but steady gains for US indexes; homebuilders soar

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted modest gains on Tuesday, bringing indexes nearly back to the record levels they reached last week. Homebuilders ro...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


STATE NEWS


Cleveland council leader rejects merger proposal from suburb

CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of Cleveland's City Council has rejected a merger proposal from a neighboring city that includes numerous demands, includi...

August 27th, 2016 |  


BC-USDA-Midwest Regional Eggs

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August 27th, 2016 |  


Hog sold at Ohio fair fuels big scholarship in boy’s memory

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Walker Ramsay couldn't make it to the Richland County fair this year, but his spirit was alive and well during the Aug. 13 li...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Cincinnati sees estimated 78 heroin overdoses in 2 days

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Cincinnati are asking for the public's help in finding the source of the suspected heroin behind an estimated 78 overdos...

August 27th, 2016 |  


BC-USDA-Eastern Cornbelt Hog Report

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August 27th, 2016 |  


Man faces drug charges tied to 27 heroin overdoses

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio man has been charged with heroin distribution in connection to 27 drug overdoses in five hours in a single West Vir...

August 27th, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community they ser...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community they ser...

August 27th, 2016 |  


GM recalling about 368,000 vehicles to fix windshield wipers

General Motors is recalling nearly 368,000 vehicles to fix a defective part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working.The problem affects ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Death penalty sought in ambush that killed 5, unborn child

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors in Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against two men charged in an ambush at cookout that killed fi...

August 27th, 2016 |  


The embrace of life: A story of 2 sisters in Italy’s quake

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy (AP) — In the chaos of Italy's devastating earthquake, an older sister's embrace allowed a young girl to survive.The heartbreak...

August 27th, 2016 |  


US: Clinton calendars won’t be released until after election

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules...

August 27th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA