LIMA — On May 1, 1934, in the depths of the Great Depression, Lima's “Main Street Merchant Prince” reminisced about his 50 years in retail.
Even if you don't follow sports and couldn't have picked Ray Rice out of a lineup, you certainly know him now.
My oldest daughter, Jessica, graduated from college with her doctor of physical therapy degree this past spring. After seven years of college, and a job lined up before she graduated, she decided to get a dog. Jessica picked out a black Labradoodle...
I had lunch with some visiting travel writers the other day.
1. How did you get into the chimney sweep business?
If you were driving by the house last week and saw a small naked boy watering the ivy with what God gave him, I'd like to explain.If only I could.
LIMA — “Say it, 'Superb' … this is the taste of success … without show,” reads the sales brochure for the 1962 Buick Electra 225. The Electra was highlighted as the most luxurious Buick, and was built to meet...
ELIDA — “Some purists snickered in 1953 when Chevrolet brought out a fiber glass sports car with an automatic transmission. They've been strangely silent lately,” read the print ad for the 1966 Chevrolet Corvette. Chevy's...
LIMA — The day Dr. Kent Brantly discovered he had contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia was the same day a Lima resident arrived there to help.
As parents, we say we want to give our children every possible advantage in life.Here I stood, in the corner of the court, with a real opportunity to give my 13 year old and her friends that advantage. What would I do?
BATH TOWNSHIP — Anyone who loves the sound and spectacle of a high school marching band will have two venues to choose from to get their fix this Saturday. Bath High School will hold its 40th year for its Bath Band Spectacular, with Allen East...
WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize County Council on Aging hopes to increase public awarness of its services while letting the community have fun this Saturday at the third annual Auglaize County Harvestfest from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Auglaize County...
LIMA — The Christian band Unspoken will be in concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Pandora Missionary Church.
LIMA — “The fascination and fun of star gazing is more pronounced today than ever before with Sputniks, Explorers and moon-bound rockets in the news,” the Lima Citizen opined in long-ago 1958.
Often while pulling out the day's mail from my box, I'll grab one of those oversized advertisements from Kohl's and see one of those peel-off stickers. In print comes the tease, “Take an extra 30 percent, 20 percent, 15 percent...
I used to have a fear of flying. But I've replaced it with a new midair anxiety: fear of seat-reclining.
1. How did you get started baking?When I grew up, my mom went to class for cake decorating. She worked as a cake decorator and she baked all the time. So, I grew up baking and learning all her tricks and tips.
These dwindling days of summer in the South have been sizzlers. As one of our daughters said, “It's been a good week — for putting your head in the freezer.”
LIMA — If you've ever thought quilt making was only for “old ladies,” then you've probably never met Chandra Neeper and her daughter, Aivlynn – two of the youngest members of the West Central Ohio Quilter...
Listen carefully! If you want your family members to see 2015 happily, you must follow our instructions.Let them watch football.
LIMA — Five generations of the Clark family gathered recently. They include, front row, from left: Great-great-granddaughter, Destiny King, great-grandson, Everett King, holding great-great-grandson, Kross King. Back row: Grandmother, Pamela...
The 2015 Nissan Versa Note five-door hatchback is one of the lowest-priced new cars in the U.S. market and is affordable at the gas pump, too.
LIMA — “More than 100 nations: a unanimous vote of confidence for Volkswagen,” read the 1957 sales brochure for Volkswagen 1957 VW Beetle. The Volkswagen Beetle, or informally the Volkswagen Bug, was marketed by the German automaker...
LIMA — Camaro was Chevy's answer to the Ford Mustang in the newly created “pony car” slot. Chevy executives were quick to realize the Corvair would not generate sales like the Ford Mustang, party due to the bad publicity from...
Dear Tom and Ray:I have a 2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring with 39,000 miles on it. The car apparently uses oil without smoking or leaking. What could it be? — LorettaRAY: It could be smoking or leaking, Loretta.
LIMA — It has been quite the season for the Lima Area Concert Band, including playing at this year's Star Spangled Spectacular, and on Saturday, this monumental season will draw to a close.
KALIDA — It has been a tradition in Kalida going back 142 years, making Pioneer Days one of the oldest festivals in the state.
LIMA — The winners of The Lima News' 18th annual Amateur Photo competition were recently announced. Today, the Landscape/Scenic and Candid Kids categories appear.PHOTO EXHIBIT
UNIOPOLIS – On Sept. 14, Uniopolis United Methodist Church will celebrate its 175th year in existence. The rural church, which today has about 50 to 60 congregants on any given Sunday, was started in 1839.
Where do millennials want to eat lunch?If you are a marketing executive at McDonald's, this is the question that keeps you up at night.
LIMA — The winners of The Lima News' 18th annual Amateur Photo competition were recently announced. Today, the Humor and Action categories appear.PHOTO EXHIBIT
LIMA — School will be out for summer at Veterans Memorial Civic Center when Alice Cooper comes to Lima on Nov. 3.
When it comes to holidays, this past Monday's barely cracks the top 10 for most people. After all, with such stiff competition coming from the likes of Mac Daddies like Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Independence Day and Valentine's...
LIMA —The winners of The Lima News' 18th annual Amateur Photo competition were recently announced. Today, the Abstract and Animals categories appear.PHOTO EXHIBIT
A tornado strikes your town. A fire or flood destroys your home. In light of the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that shook the California Napa Valley, how prepared are you for your family if a disaster strikes? Does your emergency plan include protecting...
Life is a vicious cycle because there is always a laundry list of things to do. This is especially true if you have to do the laundry, in which case there are three cycles: wash, rinse and spin.
1. How did you get started doing videos for real estate agents?
LIMA —The winners of The Lima News' 18th annual Amateur Photo competition were recently announced. Today, the Portrait and Flowers categories appear.PHOTO EXHIBIT
The story of choice for one wing of the grandkids right now is “Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter. Part of the attraction is the sheer scandal of it all. Every time an adult reads the story, the kids exude wide-eyed disbelief that a bunny...
LIMA — The Ford Thunderbird entered into production for the 1955 model year. It was in direct competition to Chevy's Corvette. The sporty, two-seater stunned the automotive world and the effect would be a lasting one. It was classified as...
LIMA — There were 765 entries in The Lima News 18th annual Amateur Photo Competition, which is 420 fewer photos entered than last year.
It's time to play.But before you hop in the car, check out this list to make a plan. Be sure to check back with The Lima News, as we will publish a listing monthly in Lifestyle and details weekly in 360.
The Miranda warning isn't just for accused criminals. It has its place in social media too.
DELPHOS — Henry Ford II got the first postwar car into production with his first post-war car going to President Harry Truman. It was Ford's quick return to production that put Ford ahead of Chevrolet. Ford's advertising agency, J.
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty.
LIMA — Five generations of the Clark family gathered recently.
Five generations of the Clark family gathered recently. They include:
LIMA — Since its revival in 1982, Lima's Labor Day Parade has brought together labor unions and other community organizations in the community's final parade of the year, and organizers expect this year's parade season to end...