NEWS


Shawnee hires new superintendent

Shawnee hires new superintendent

LIMA — The Shawnee school board made it official Tuesday, hiring retired Liberty-Benton Superintendent James Kanable as superintendent.“I ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Amherst Road in Allen County closed for drainage

AUGLAIZE TOWNSHIP — Allen County Engineer Brion Rhodes said Amherst Road between Napoleon and Hardin County Line roads will be closed from 8 a.m...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Police calls

2900 block of St. Johns Road, Lima — A deputy reported April 19 finding a person in possession of heroin.1155 E. Hanthorn Road, Lima — A m...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Lima school board hires former member

LIMA — The Lima City Board of Education hired former board member Dennis Williams as youth athletic supervisor at its May 21 meeting.Williams se...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 24 — Makayla Gates and Adam Curry, Coldwater, boy; Kristy and Nick Vo, Lima, girl.St. Rita’s Medical Cent...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Lima area results

Lima area results

High Schools SoftballCrestview 8, Lima Central Catholic 2Crestview `000`026`0`—`8`7`0LCC `000`020`0`—`2`4`2WP–Lichtensteiger. LPR...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Indians unable to give Astros Keuchel first 2017 blemish

CLEVELAND — Dallas Keuchel pitched a complete game to extend his promising start to the season and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Leipsic makes PCL a 3-team race

Leipsic makes PCL a 3-team race

LEIPSIC — Grant Rader was feeling better and so was Leipsic.The Vikings’ senior right-hander held Kalida to five hits, struck out seven an...

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


Late rally lifts Jefferson

Late rally lifts Jefferson

DELPHOS – Once the Delphos Jefferson wave of runs started rolling across the diamond, there appeared to be no stopping it.Delphos Jefferson scor...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Columbus Grove stymies Ada for NWC win

Columbus Grove stymies Ada for NWC win

COLUMBUS GROVE - Sometimes it only takes a break or two for a team to get jump-started.Columbus Grove took full advantage of some miscues from Ada, en...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


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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 |  


Dr. Ron Pohl: Advancing the care of cardiac patients

Dr. Ron Pohl: Advancing the care of cardiac patients

This month we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the open-heart surgery program in Lima. The program was initially started as a joint venture between L...

April 24th, 2017 |  


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. |  


OPINION


Letter: Public schools do it better

Betsy DeVos, came to Van Wert and said your schools are good but the bad schools are those city schools. I taught 29 years in the city schools in Colu...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Letter: Great service appreciated

This letter also appears as an attachment.)Dear Editor Jim Krumel,For the past several years we had an excellent The Lima News delivery person. Last f...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: Trump’s Kenosha doctrine is good for America

APRIL 21, 2017 — Are you an American with expertise in computer programming, engineering or business analytics? If so, you probably have a good ...

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


Rachel Bovard: Shunning the shutdown

Rachel Bovard: Shunning the shutdown

Here we go again. As Congress returns from its recess, it faces a potential government shutdown. Lawmakers will have only a few days to prevent the go...

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


Celebrating WorkersMemorial Day

April 28th marks Workers Memorial Day — the AFL-CIO’s way of honoring “those who have suffered…on the job.”Unfortunately...

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


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. |  


BUSINESS


Gas prices up a dime in Allen County

Gas prices up a dime in Allen County

LIMA — Allen County gas prices increased an average of 10 cents since last week, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com.The average price ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Realtors: Area home supply thinnest in years

Realtors: Area home supply thinnest in years

LIMA — For those looking to sell a house in the Lima-Allen County area, there are reasons to feel optimistic. Homes are often selling in hours o...

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


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. |  


STATE NEWS


BC-USDA-Eastern Cornbelt Hog Report

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April 25th, 2017 |  


House budget pumps $170M into solving Ohio’s opiate epidemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A plan unveiled Tuesday by majority House Republicans includes funding for a smartphone app, a 24-hour hotline and other inven...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Pit bull breaks away from chain, mauls man to death in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A pit bull apparently broke away from a chain and mauled a man to death early Tuesday as he screamed for help, police said.Dayto...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Tuesday, Apr. 25.The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You sho...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Environmental Groups sue US EPA over Lake Erie’s toxic algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Several environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan are suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying the agency isn't do...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Pick 3 Midday" game were:6-9-2(six, nine, two)...

April 25th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Police, indigenous in Brazil clash with tear gas and spears

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian military police in front of Congress hurled tear gas at thousands of indigenous protesters, who responded by throwin...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Lawmakers: Faith-based adoption groups can spurn gay couples

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers have given final approval to a bill protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place chi...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Lawmakers: Faith-based adoption groups can spurn gay couples

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday gave final approval to a bill protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to plac...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination

NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven former and current employees of Fox News Channel have filed a lawsuit accusing the network of allowing racial discrimination....

April 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: USS Carl Vinson exercises with Japan air force

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):10:40 a.m.The U.S. Navy says aircraft from a carrier stri...

April 25th, 2017 |  


NBC reporter, Latina journalism pioneer Cecilia Alvear dies

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Cecilia Alvear, who fought for Latino inclusion in newsrooms and reached unprecedented heights for a Hispanic woman in j...

April 25th, 2017 |