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Youth Profile: Elida senior marches to beat of different drum

Youth Profile: Elida senior marches to beat of different drum

ELIDA — The year has been a whirlwind for Elida senior Carson French.Carson, 17, became interested in playing the drums when he was 10 years old...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Lima City Council to hear from public on proposal to close portion of Jackson Street

LIMA — City Council will hold a public hearing at its meeting Monday to discuss vacating a portion of South Jackson Street and an alley nearby t...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Road construction and maintenance projects

Road construction and maintenance projects

Allen CountyInterstate 75 from the Auglaize County line to Fourth Street, through Lima and Allen County, will have occasional lane closures throughout...

July 24th, 2016 |  


‘Star Trek Beyond’ soars with $59.6M at weekend box office

‘Star Trek Beyond’ soars with $59.6M at weekend box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Star Trek Beyond” has landed atop the weekend box office.Paramount’s latest outing with the Starship Enter...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Hemingway (no relation) wins look-alike contest in Key West

Hemingway (no relation) wins look-alike contest in Key West

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in its 36-year history, a Hemingway has won a competition seeking the man who most looks like literary ...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Plowing its way through the trophy case

Plowing its way through the trophy case

LIMA — John Bilopavlovich hates to see a good thing go to waste.That attitude landed him a classic car that turns heads wherever he goes.Bilopav...

July 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Hot races heat up Limaland

Hot races heat up Limaland

LIMA — The only thing hotter than the weather at Limaland Motorsports Park on Friday night was the action on the track. No. 65 Todd Sherman pick...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Trumbo’s 30th HR propels Orioles past Indians 5-2

Trumbo’s 30th HR propels Orioles past Indians 5-2

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Trumbo hit his major league-leading 30th home run, Kevin Gausman pitched seven shutout innings and the Baltimore Orioles b...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Kyle Busch stays hot at Indy by taking Brickyard 400 pole

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch pulled off a rare trifecta Saturday.He crashed Tony Stewart’s scripted farewell party and pushed Jeff Gordo...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Stewart leaves out nostalgia as final Brickyard 400 looms

Stewart leaves out nostalgia as final Brickyard 400 looms

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Tony Stewart dreamed about winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he never contemplated saying goodbye.He still can...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Bruce home run lifts Reds over Arizona

Bruce home run lifts Reds over Arizona

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and barely missed another during one of Cincinnati’s final home games before the non-wai...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Local anglers performing well at Walmart FLW Bass Fishing League circuit

Local anglers performing well at Walmart FLW Bass Fishing League circuit

As we approach the middle of summer, Limaland bass anglers continue to do well on the Walmart FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) circuit.It appears that at...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Jeannie and Ralph Snyder
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90th birthday: Louise Keiser
90th birthday: Ruth Turner

90th birthday: Ruth Turner

LIMA — Ruth T. Turner is celebrating her 90th birthday.She was born July 26, 1926, in Darlington, Pennsylvania, to W. Alfred and Freda B. Tyson....

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Wischmeyer/Burgei

OTTAWA — Mary Kate Wischmeyer and David Andrew Burgei announce their engagement.Wischmeyer is the daughter of Joe and Carol Wischmeyer, of Ottaw...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Brianna and Gregory Edelbrock

Brianna and Gregory Edelbrock

GILBERT, Ariz. — Brianna Monet Swift and Gregory John Edelbrock were married at 5 p.m. Sept. 26, 2015, in an outdor garden ceremony at Villa Sie...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Lisa and Jacob Amstutz

Lisa and Jacob Amstutz

BLUFFTON — Lisa and Jacob Amstutz were married at 3:30 p.m. June 18, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jenera, by Pastor Alois Schmitzer III.The...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Jeannine and Marvin Zwiebel

Jeannine and Marvin Zwiebel

WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Zwiebel are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They took a trip earlier this month with extended family to Lake ...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


To pee or not to pee, that is the question

To pee or not to pee, that is the question

Urology, or the study of urinary tract health, is a topic near and dear to my heart. My Welsh Corgi, Bunny, enjoyed good health until she developed ch...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Jay Ambrose: Not the usual Trump speech
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George Will: Pence the pliable
Editorial: Clinton must build excitement

Editorial: Clinton must build excitement

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


David Trinko: One dad’s efforts to PokéUnderstand

David Trinko: One dad’s efforts to PokéUnderstand

There’s a Pidgeotto in my pocket right now. There’s a Raticate too, as well as a Drowzee, and countless other creatures I really don’...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Letter: Comparing 6119 government and Obamacare

Some of our local elected officials are acting like our elected representatives and senators in Washington.When Obamacare was being discussed in Washi...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Letter: Violent bars aren’t the real problem

I saw a headline in the July 21 The Lima News that the city of Lima is going after violent local bars. Wow that is right up there with banning all gun...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


Letter: Fantastic experience at Encore’s ‘The Wiz’

We took our 10-year-old son to see Encore Theatre’s “The Wiz” last Saturday, and every aspect of the production was a treat. The act...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Applause for business achievements

Applause for business achievements

AWARDSFindlay professor awardedNabarun Ghose, professor of marketing and business at the University of Findlay, has been selected by the marketing man...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Cheryl Parson: Tips to avoid Pokémon problems

Cheryl Parson: Tips to avoid Pokémon problems

You may remember Pokémon as a cartoon, card game and videogame powerhouse from the 1990s and early 2000s. Well, it’s back, and this time it...

July 23rd, 2016 updated: July 23rd, 2016. |  


Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 14 to July 20. Figures reflect the sel...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 22, 2016:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.375/2.6...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Legal-Ease: CDLs and farmers

Legal-Ease: CDLs and farmers

In order to operate most semi-tractors, dump trucks and tandem axle straight trucks in Ohio, the operator generally needs a commercial driver’s ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Loud noises possible as part of PotashCorp equipment installation

Loud noises possible as part of PotashCorp equipment installation

LIMA — Residents could hear short bursts of elevated noise levels near PCS Nitrogen in Lima, PotashCorp announced Friday.The facility is making ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


STATE NEWS


The Latest: Priebus: DNC chair resignation ‘inevitable’

WASHINGTON (AP) — WASHINGTON (AP) —The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):6:25 p.m.Republican National Committee Chairman Reince...

July 24th, 2016 |  


The Latest: Manafort says Clinton should quit race

WASHINGTON (AP) —WASHINGTON (AP) —The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):6:40 p.m.Donald Trump's campaign chairman is calling on...

July 24th, 2016 |  


The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP’s ‘lock her up’ chants

WASHINGTON (AP) —WASHINGTON (AP) —The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):7:00 p.m.Hillary Clinton says the chants of "lock her u...

July 24th, 2016 |  


The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP’s ‘lock her up’ chants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):7:00 p.m.Hillary Clinton says the chants of "lock her up" at last week's ...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were:3-4-0-8(three, four, zero, eight)...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:5-5-3(five, five, three)...

July 24th, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

MUNICH (AP) — The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing "killer" video games in his bedr...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Scientists capture rare images of wolverine in Sierra Nevada

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Scientists following up on a rare wolverine sighting in the Sierra Nevada set up cameras and captured video of the animal scu...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Former Marine pleads guilty to sex offense with 13-year-old

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A former Marine gunnery sergeant has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison on sex offense charges as part of p...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Mayor: “Explosive device” goes off in Germany city

BERLIN (AP) — An "explosive device" blew up in the center of the Bavarian city of Ansbach, killing one person and injuring 11 others, the city's may...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Aug. sentencing for couple who planned to join Islamic State

ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has scheduled sentencing next month for a Mississippi couple who pleaded guilty to planning to travel to Syri...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Wasserman Schultz goes from favored to on the outs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years ago, Debbie Wasserman Schultz was put in charge of the Democratic National Committee to usher in a new era for the part...

July 24th, 2016 |  


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