Mark Hendrickson: President Obama’s parting economic shots

Mark Hendrickson: President Obama’s parting economic shots

President Barack Obama’s executive actions during the two and a half months of his lame duck, post-election time in office provide the perfect e...

January 23rd, 2017 updated: January 23rd, 2017. |  


Jim Krumel: The emptiness of a life taken away

Jim Krumel: The emptiness of a life taken away

Willie Jeffers is a quiet man, one who puts in a day’s work without complaining.When you show up at The Lima News in the darkness of a snowy or ...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


Debunking myths: Lima is boring

Debunking myths: Lima is boring

There’s nothing to do in Lima. Lima is a small city with no events, no arts, and no recreation. Sure, there’s the annual fair and maybe a ...

January 22nd, 2017 updated: January 22nd, 2017. |  


Ron Lora: Enduring inaugural addresses

Ron Lora: Enduring inaugural addresses

In constitutional terms America is a secular nation – unlike theocracies in which religious power holds sway. It has its own solemn rites, none ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Kathleen Parker: Shtick is shtick, and Trump is Trump

Kathleen Parker: Shtick is shtick, and Trump is Trump

WASHINGTON — So, that happened.Let us pray.Yes, of course, you can go back to sleep, Mr. Van Winkle, but it won’t change the facts. Donald...

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


David Trinko: Turning the family home into a zoo

David Trinko: Turning the family home into a zoo

Not so long ago, my family watched the movie “We Bought a Zoo,” an unlikely tale of a journalist mourning the death of his wife by buying ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Cheryl Parson: Top ten scams of 2016

Cheryl Parson: Top ten scams of 2016

2016 was a big year for scams! Our Better Business Bureau serving West Central Ohio received thousands of calls from people that had a suspicious call...

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


Legal-Ease: Medicaid and marriage

Legal-Ease: Medicaid and marriage

Few of my clients want to retire to a nursing home. I personally love nursing homes, and I would probably move into one today if I was allowed and cou...

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


Column: Trump sought unity; Dems followed Kaepernick

Column: Trump sought unity; Dems followed Kaepernick

Everything is pretty much hunky dory, President Barack Obama said in his farewell speech, yet, in his inaugural speech, President Donald Trump said ve...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Welcome to the age of Trump

Thomas Lucente: Welcome to the age of Trump

Welcome to the age of Trump.Don’t worry if you don’t know what is going on. Neither does the new president. Facts no longer matter. Nor do...

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