About Us

The Lima News is a daily newspaper covering news, sports and events in Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Mercer, Putnam, Shelby and Van Wert counties in Ohio.

The Lima News has been servicing the Lima area since 1884, and reaches more than 79,000 newspaper readers daily! The Lima News is one of the leading sources of information for the people who live, and shop, in the Lima area.

The Lima News is an award winning publication reporting on the news that impacts your life and where you raise your families.

The Lima News also offers specialty publications and ancillary products that meet the needs of communities surrounding Lima.

In 2012, the Lima News was purchased by a new media company, Civitas Media LLC. Located in Davidson, North Carolina on the shores of Lake Norman, Civitas Media encompasses over 100 publications, many of which have served their communities for over a century. Civitas, Latin for “community” or “citizen” is a union of four media entities formerly known as Heartland Publications, Freedom Central, Impressions Media and Ohio Community Media. Civitas, which employs over 1400 associates across 11 states including Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, Missouri, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Kentucky and Tennessee, publishes 35 daily, 28 weekend editions and 63 weekly publications for a combined circulation of over 1.6 million.

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