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Power outage delays paper production; e-edition opened for free today

Power outage delays paper production; e-edition opened for free today

LIMA — Wednesday morning's storms knocked out power to The Lima News' production facility on Elida Road, delaying the production and delivery of...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 1st, 2017. |  



NEWS


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Storm knocks out trees, power around region
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Robbery defendant wants statement tossed
Spring Street closed today

Spring Street closed today

LIMA — Spring Street between Main Street and Union Street will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, according to the City of Lima.The closure ...

March 1st, 2017 |  


School delays for Wednesday, March 1

School delays for Wednesday, March 1

Electrical outages caused some area schools to delay the start of classes Wednesday:Bath schools: Closed.Ohio State Beauty Academy: Two-hour delay.Par...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 1st, 2017. |  


Trump declares it’s ‘time to join forces’ to fix US problems

Trump declares it’s ‘time to join forces’ to fix US problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Heralding a “new chapter of American greatness,” President Donald Trump stood before Congress for the first time T...

February 28th, 2017 |  


In Dem reply, former KY gov says Trump would ‘rip’ away care

In Dem reply, former KY gov says Trump would ‘rip’ away care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear took a populist tenor in Democrats’ formal response to President Donald Trump’s...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Huffman: Local governments already skirting state prevailing wage law

Huffman: Local governments already skirting state prevailing wage law

COLUMBUS (TNS) — State Sen. Matt Huffman said he wants to relax the state’s prevailing wage law in part because local governments are alre...

February 28th, 2017 |  


‘Home Field Advantage’ program connects local students, employers

‘Home Field Advantage’ program connects local students, employers

LIMA — Workforce development officials are making it clear to local students that they have “home field advantage” when it comes to ...

February 28th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Perry graduate Tucker enjoying remarkable career
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Kalida, Lincolnview win
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Kenton, Defiance advance; Shawnee, Bath eliminated
Temple Christian, Ridgemont triumph

Temple Christian, Ridgemont triumph

HARROD — Both teams assumed it would be a hard-fought contest.In a regular-season matchup between New Knoxville and Temple Christian, it went to...

March 1st, 2017 updated: March 1st, 2017. |  


Ohio high school boys, girls high school basketball scores for Tuesday, Feb. 28

Ohio high school boys, girls high school basketball scores for Tuesday, Feb. 28

Boys BasketballDivision ICenterville 57, Bellefontaine 42Cin. Elder 50, Canal Fulton Northwest 26Cin. La Salle 72, Cin. Western Hills 45Cin. Oak Hills...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Lima area results

Boys BasketballAll-Midwest Athletic ConferencePlayer of the Year: Justin Ahrens (Versailles)Coach of the Year: Travis Swank (V)First TeamDylan Thobe (...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Cory-Rawson plows through Grove

Cory-Rawson plows through Grove

OTTAWA — Columbus Grove came into sectional play on a five game winning streak while their opponent, Cory-Rawson, was on a 7-of-8 streak of its ...

February 28th, 2017 updated: March 1st, 2017. |  


Lima Senior reverse raffle tickets on sale

LIMA — The Lima Senior High School Athletic Booster Club will hold its annual Reverse Raffle on May 6 at the American Legion Post 96, 711 S. Sho...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Lima Senior’s Ward shares TRAC player of the year honor

LIMA — Lima Senior Jarius Ward has been named co-Three Rivers Athletic Conference player of the year with Vincent Williams of Toledo St. John...

February 28th, 2017 updated: March 1st, 2017. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima’s first nurse
Lima Public Library holds free blood pressure screening

Lima Public Library holds free blood pressure screening

LIMA — The Lima Public Library is holding a free blood pressure screening at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, at the library, located at 650 W. Marke...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Deciding to be more active

Deciding to be more active

Being active and healthy is a challenge for many of us here in our region of Ohio. Excuses and obstacles can be especially abundant during the colder ...

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


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 24 — Alisha and Lloyd Lynch, Cridersville, boy; Joslyn and Clifford Powell, St. Marys, boy; Melissa and Dustin K...

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


Oscars mistake puts reputation in jeopardy

Oscars mistake puts reputation in jeopardy

LONDON — For 82 years, accounting and consulting firm PwC has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awa...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Alberta Shurelds: A legacy

Alberta Shurelds: A legacy

LIMA — Thanks to the efforts of a local radio station, Alberta Shurelds was named “Hero for a Day” by the ABC Radio Network on Oct. ...

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


Oscars flap eclipses ‘Moonlight’ win, but civility reigns

Oscars flap eclipses ‘Moonlight’ win, but civility reigns

LOS ANGELES — The 89th Academy Awards got off on the right foot, with a song and dance, but ended with the most stunning mistake ever to befall ...

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


OPINION


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John M. Crisp: When do we cease being America?
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Christine Flowers: Critics of Yiannopoulos are hypocrites

Los Angeles Times: Shoring up Trump’s shaky ship of state

FEB. 22, 2017 — After plunging American foreign policy into confusion and disarray, the Trump administration in recent days has embarked on a ma...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Frueh column: For Pete’s sake, the party’s over

Frueh column: For Pete’s sake, the party’s over

It’s Tuesday and the guys are getting together for a card game at John Q’s house. Tom is a retired trucker, Sam a retired veteran, Pete a ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Christina Ryan Claypool: Black History: The power of love

Christina Ryan Claypool: Black History: The power of love

February is Black History month. Once again, our nation celebrates the amazing contributions of African-American men and women who overcame daunting o...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Clearing up couple of points

I was quoted in an editorial that referenced a comment I made to Dave Weigel of the Washington Post. In the article, the journalist stated my parents ...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Trump spews own fake news

It is ironic that President Trump is on a crusade to expose and discredit fake news. While Trump attacks journalists and news organizations as being t...

February 27th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Elmcroft of Lima unveils newly renovated facility
New highs for US stocks; Dow win streak longest since 1987

New highs for US stocks; Dow win streak longest since 1987

Wall Street notched another set of milestones Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high for the 12th consecutive time, the lo...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Gas prices up 8 cents in area counties

Gas prices up 8 cents in area counties

LIMA — Gas prices in nine area counties increased an average of 8 cents since last week, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com.Allen Coun...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation

Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation

Check out stories from Celebrating Our Spirit, a special section looking at how automotive companies recruit young employees to fill void left by reti...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 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 |  


Hard work, attendance important traits

Hard work, attendance important traits

LIMA — There’s one skills gap that Baby Boomer automotive workers are noticing between them and their younger counterparts that can’...

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


STATE NEWS


Dayton-area coroner seeks help to store bodies amid more overdose deaths

Dayton-area coroner seeks help to store bodies amid more overdose deaths

DAYTON — An increasing number of overdose deaths in Ohio has led the Dayton-area coroner to seek a funeral home’s help to store bodies.Mon...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Ohio Supreme Court considers privacy rights in backpack search

Ohio Supreme Court considers privacy rights in backpack search

COLUMBUS — The state Supreme Court will hear arguments over the constitutionality of an Ohio student’s backpack search that authorities sa...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Democratic Sen. Joe Schiavoni announces 2018 governor bid

Democratic Sen. Joe Schiavoni announces 2018 governor bid

COLUMBUS — The man who leads Democrats in the Ohio Senate has announced a run for governor.Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni, of Boardman, is...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Licking County authorities make arrest in unsolved 1991 slaying

Licking County authorities make arrest in unsolved 1991 slaying

NEWARK — Authorities in Ohio say they’ve made an arrest in the unsolved slaying of a woman in 1991.The Licking County Sheriff’s Offi...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Ohio State student dies after falling from campus garage

Ohio State student dies after falling from campus garage

COLUMBUS — Authorities say an Ohio State University student has died after falling from a parking garage.Police say Madison Paul fell from the t...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Patrol: Driver fled crash near Dayton, died in culvert where he hid

Patrol: Driver fled crash near Dayton, died in culvert where he hid

DAYTON — The State Highway Patrol says a 26-year-old driver mysteriously died in a drainage culvert where he hid after a crash in rural southeas...

February 28th, 2017 updated: February 28th, 2017. |  


NATIONAL NEWS


At least 2 dead after tornadoes touch down in central US

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in the upper Midwest and northern Arkansas on Tuesday, killing at least two people, as a spring-like...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Some facts about hail from the National Weather Service

A powerful storm system blew through a large swath of the nation's midsection, spawning deadly tornadoes, blowing cars off roads and causing property ...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Parents arrested after 2-year-old found wandering along road

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they have arrested two parents after their 2-year-old child was found walking along a road alo...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Man accused of carjacking FedEx driver in central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 24-year-old man is accused of carjacking a FedEx driver in central Florida.Osceola County Sheriff's officials say Jonathan To...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Budapest assembly passes motion to withdraw 2024 Olympic bid

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Budapest's assembly approved a motion Wednesday to withdraw the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics.The decision leaves Los An...

March 1st, 2017 |  


UN suspends services in volatile Palestinian camp in Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. says it has suspended services this week in a conflict-torn Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon amid an outbreak of ...

March 1st, 2017 |