NEWS


Wapakoneta Family YMCA hosting Healthy Kids Day

Wapakoneta Family YMCA hosting Healthy Kids Day

WAPAKONETA — The Wapakoneta Family YMCA is hosting a Healthy Kids Day from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Wapakoneta Family YMCA, 1100 Defiance St....

April 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio police officer injured in shooting range accident

Ohio police officer injured in shooting range accident

OBERLIN — An official says an Ohio police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg at a shooting range owned by a school that provides caree...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Elida student council holding Relay for Life

Elida student council holding Relay for Life

ELIDA — The Elida High School Student Council is hosting a Relay for Life event from 9 a.m to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 13 at the middle school track...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio Northern University wind orchestra to present concert

Ohio Northern University wind orchestra to present concert

ADA — The Ohio Northern University Wind Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday in the Freed Center for Performing Arts, Ohio Nort...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


St. Marys school board to hold finance work session

St. Marys school board to hold finance work session

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys City Schools Board of Education will meet for a finance work session at 6 p.m. May 3 in the district’s administr...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Parkinson Exercise program held in Ottawa

Parkinson Exercise program held in Ottawa

OTTAWA — A Parkinson’s exercise program is held from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesdays from April 26 through Nov. 22 at the Putnam County YMCA, 101 ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Late rally lifts Jefferson
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Columbus Grove stymies Ada for NWC win
Porky and the Pandas: Once headliners in Halloran’s heyday

Porky and the Pandas: Once headliners in Halloran’s heyday

EDITOR’S NOTE — This is part one of a two part series looking at Lima’s local minor league team in the 1930s through the 1950s. Part...

April 24th, 2017 |  


NFL draft: Browns still searching for franchise quarterback

NFL draft: Browns still searching for franchise quarterback

CLEVELAND (AP) — Finding Bigfoot has been more productive than the Cleveland Browns’ search for a franchise quarterback.This flawed footba...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Arroyo bewilders Cubs

Arroyo bewilders Cubs

CINCINNATI (AP) — With his high leg kick and below-the-radar breaking balls, Bronson Arroyo showed the Cubs a little old-style pitching. Who nee...

April 24th, 2017 |  


White Sox hopewin over Indiansjust the beginning

White Sox hopewin over Indiansjust the beginning

CHICAGO (AP) — Although the Chicago White Sox have gotten off to a rough start offensively, Tim Anderson is confident the lineup will produce.Su...

April 24th, 2017 |  


LeBron Cavs’ answer once more

LeBron Cavs’ answer once more

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday.Again, he bailed out the Cleveland Cavaliers. And again, he sent the Indiana Pac...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Indians blank White Sox again

CHICAGO — Carlos Carrasco pitched eight innings of three-hit ball, helping the Cleveland Indians shut out the Chicago White Sox for the second s...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE




LIFESTYLE


Suicide and genetics: a complicated association

Dear Mayo Clinic: Why does it seem that suicide tends to run in families? Does it have anything to do with genetics?A: The association between genetic...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Finding the truth

Finding the truth

I get a kick watching educational shows with my grandkids. One favorite is “The Cat in the Hat,” who is always up for an adventure. But no...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Activate Allen County: Volunteers needed to count Allen County’s bicyclists and pedestrians

Activate Allen County: Volunteers needed to count Allen County’s bicyclists and pedestrians

For the fifth consecutive year, the Allen County Bike & Pedestrian Task Force is recruiting volunteers to conduct Bike & Pedestrian Counts. Th...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 20 — Marla Garcia and Edy Guzman, Lima, boy.St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 21 — Aubreyanna Stratt...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Prom photos: Ottawa-Glandorf, Lima Senior and Columbus Grove

Prom photos: Ottawa-Glandorf, Lima Senior and Columbus Grove

Check out photographs from the Ottawa-Glandorf prom over the weekend, as well as past pictures from Lima Senior and Columbus Grove proms.Click here to...

April 24th, 2017 |  


‘The Fate of the Furious’ laps new films at box office

‘The Fate of the Furious’ laps new films at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Fate of the Furious” sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller “Unforgettabl...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Rachel Bovard: Shunning the shutdown

Letter: Be careful about judging too quickly

I was wondering how many people read the article in The Lima News, “The Odd Downfall of the School Librarian of the Year?” (Monday, April ...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Editorial: Mayoral race should ride on quality of work, not term limits

Editorial: Mayoral race should ride on quality of work, not term limits

One thing holds true with every profession.Quality counts.Hospitals seeking to deliver the best health care must have skilled doctors and nurses.The s...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Chicago Tribune: Sunlight at the VA: Positive signs at an agency plagued by scandal

APRIL 21, 2017 — In recent days came a welcome sign that new Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin won’t tolerate business as usual at ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Andres Oppenheimer: Professor still thinks Trump vulnerable to impeachment

Andres Oppenheimer: Professor still thinks Trump vulnerable to impeachment

As President Trump nears his first 100 days in office next week, I called the professor who predicted Trump’s win and has accurately forecast th...

April 24th, 2017 |  


George Will: Donald Trump’s ‘Oh, never mind’ presidency

George Will: Donald Trump’s ‘Oh, never mind’ presidency

WASHINGTON — In his first annual message to Congress, John Quincy Adams, among the most experienced and intellectually formidable presidents, wa...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Realtors: Area home supply thinnest in years

NEW BREMEN — Marvin Wente, now 64, purchased his fully loaded 1972 Plymouth Duster when he was only 19 years old.The perfect story would tell th...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


An illustration of why it’s best to get two tires replaced when you get a flat

An illustration of why it’s best to get two tires replaced when you get a flat

Dear Car Talk:I have a 2015 BMW X3, which is equipped with run-flat tires. My tire tread was measured, and I was told that I have “7s” on ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Ask Brianna: How do I deal with a mooching friend?

Ask Brianna: How do I deal with a mooching friend?

“Ask Brianna” is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, fin...

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


How your selfie affects your insurance

How your selfie affects your insurance

A selfie reveals more than whether it’s a good hair day. Facial lines and contours, droops and dark spots could indicate how well you’re a...

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


Liz Weston: Investment fees could leave you old and broke

Liz Weston: Investment fees could leave you old and broke

You want to save as much as possible for retirement. The financial services industry wants to make as much money off you as it can.That thorny conflic...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Land transfers, April 13 to April 19

Land transfers, April 13 to April 19

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 13 to April 19. Figures reflect the s...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Former police officers accused of assault take plea deal

Former police officers accused of assault take plea deal

CLEVELAND — Two former police officers in Ohio accused of beating a man they had arrested have pleaded guilty to reduced charges, avoiding a cri...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio police officer injured in shooting range accident

Ohio police officer injured in shooting range accident

OBERLIN — An official says an Ohio police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg at a shooting range owned by a school that provides caree...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Central Ohio lawmaker resigns to focus on business, family

Central Ohio lawmaker resigns to focus on business, family

COLUMBUS — A Democratic state lawmaker from central Ohio has resigned, saying she wants to focus on her family and her financial planning busine...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Ex-US Rep. Dennis Kucinich stages anti-charter school tour

Ex-US Rep. Dennis Kucinich stages anti-charter school tour

COLUMBUS — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich is making a series of appearances across Ohio to describe what he says are the failings of the state...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Judge to hear pretrial matters in Butler County fire death case

Judge to hear pretrial matters in Butler County fire death case

HAMILTON — A Butler County judge plans a hearing on pretrial matters in the case of two men charged in a house fire that resulted in a southwest...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio Gov. Kasich publishes book

Ohio Gov. Kasich publishes book

COLUMBUS — A new book by Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) looks at what Kasich calls the positivity of his presidential campaign compared...

April 24th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs “eating French”

PARIS (AP) — French far-right presidential contender Marine Le Pen has called for more food to be produced and consumed in the country known as the ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Arkansas conducts nation’s 1st double execution since 2000

VARNER, Ark. (AP) — After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days — including two in one ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Ivanka Trump ‘rather unfamiliar’ with new role

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Ivanka Trump's trip to Berlin (all times local):___2:35 p.m.Ivanka Trump says she's still "rather unfamiliar" with the r...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Coast Guard: 2 dead after explosion on ship in the Atlantic

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say two crew members are dead after an explosion on a ship in the North Atlantic Ocean.The U.S. Coast Guard said in a s...

April 25th, 2017 |  


A budget deficit challenge for Trump’s tax plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, but ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


3 men convicted in Swedish rape livestreamed on Facebook

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has sentenced three men for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook grou...

April 25th, 2017 |