NEWS


AP source: Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

AP source: Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Legislative Update: Jordan not expecting to become committee chair

WASHINGTON — While one area legislator has been discussed for a possible congressional committee chairmanship, he is not optimistic about that p...

May 27th, 2017 |  


St. Gerard Festival in Lima runs Friday through Sunday

LIMA — The St. Gerard Festival will begin at 5 p.m. Friday and run through Sunday at St. Gerard Parish, 1311 N. Main St.The festival offers, foo...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Auglaize Historical Society sponsors 4th-Sunday tours

WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize Historical Society, in conjunction with Auglaize County In Motion, will be opening county historical societies and mus...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers...

May 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Minster heading to state in Division IV baseball
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Wide-open Indy 500 expected
Wide-open Indy 500 expected

Wide-open Indy 500 expected

INDIANAPOLIS — One of IndyCar’s all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500.All eyes, though, will be one row beh...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Ohio Northern’s Richards wins 800, 1,500 at nationals

GENEVA — Ohio Northern’s Emily Richards claimed two titles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championships at the SPIRE Institute....

May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Allen, Auglaize show increase in turkeys bagged

Allen, Auglaize show increase in turkeys bagged

Limaland hunters and Ohio hunters went in opposite directions during the four-week wild turkey season, which closed last Sunday in the south zone.Area...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Duo are double winners

Duo are double winners

TIFFIN — Many experts say that great competition brings out the best in great athletes.For Bluffton senior Trevor Bassitt, it seems like every m...

May 27th, 2017 |  


AREA ROUNDUPMinster girls win track and field regional

AREA ROUNDUPMinster girls win track and field regional

TROY — The Minster girls claimed the team title Friday night at the Division III track and field regional held at Troy High School.The Wildcats ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

Long-awaited display of restored Memphis Belle set for 2018

DAYTON (AP) — The fabled World War II bomber Memphis Belle will finally go on public display next spring at the National Museum of the U.S. Air ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Activity trackers a step in the wrong direction

David Trinko: Activity trackers a step in the wrong direction

My activity tracked applauded my efforts for politely clapping at an awards ceremony last week.It was less impressed when I pushed a stroller weighed ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


10 tips for affordable nursery design

10 tips for affordable nursery design

Nursery design doesn’t have to break the bank.There are a number of cost-saving and creative ideas to create a nursery that is inviting, warm an...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 25 — Stephanie Hernandez and Marcus Haywood, Lima, boy; Stacee Smart and Ronald Phillips, Lima, girl.St. Rita...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as ‘voice of our generation’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music’s elite and celebrities remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgar...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Yummy desserts for diabetics

Yummy desserts for diabetics

I’m not going to lie to you: Desserts without sugar do not taste as good as desserts with it.But diabetes is not to be taken lightly. It is lite...

May 26th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Letter: Allen County Fair gives horse shoes a toss

In 1986 The Allen County Horseshoe Pitchers constructed eight pitching courts at the Allen County Fairgrounds. This was done with volunteer labor and ...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: Asset protection from nursing home expenses

Legal-Ease: Asset protection from nursing home expenses

This column has previously explored the big picture of asset protection from long term care expenses (commonly referred-to as the “nursing home&...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Letter: Hate the sin, love the sinner

I’m writing in response to Celia Rivenbark’s guest column in the May 18th edition of The Lima News. I too was a Methodist for some years a...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Letter: Electoral College steals my vote

I’ll tell you right out front I am a registered Democrat. Two of the last three elections have been decided by the Electoral College (where is t...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Ken Pollitz: More than just ink on a page

Ken Pollitz: More than just ink on a page

With deep urgency, he quickly bounds into the cockpit. Moments later the instructive is uttered, “We’re losing the deflector shield. Go st...

May 26th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Ask Brianna: Should I pick my first job based on my debt?

Ask Brianna: Should I pick my first job based on my debt?

“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...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Small Business Saturday: Everyone is family at Ahmee Elite Design

Small Business Saturday: Everyone is family at Ahmee Elite Design

LIMA — Leslie Schuh is founder and owner of Ahmee Elite Design in Lima, but don’t call her the boss.The beauty salon owner said she hates ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Ford swiftly follows CEO switch with further leadership restructuring

Ford swiftly follows CEO switch with further leadership restructuring

DETROIT — Days after introducing a new CEO, Ford Motor Co. announced a new leadership team.In a news release Thursday morning, new CEO Jim Hacke...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Lima area home prices climb

Lima area home prices climb

LIMA — Local real estate agents sold the same amount of properties in April as they did in March, but residents paid more for those homes than t...

May 25th, 2017 |  


US stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

US stocks extend gains to a 5th day as tech companies rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as investors went on a late buying spree. The gains came after news tha...

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


Allen County unemployment rate improves for 3rd straight month

LIMA — Allen County’s unemployment rate improved for the third straight month, but it is still the highest in the region.From March to Apr...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Cops save child from SUV teetering on hill after driver ODs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in Pittsburgh say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger o...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Kirkersville shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

Kirkersville shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

NEWARK — An Ohio court says lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he ki...

May 20th, 2017 |  


5-year-old Middletown boy reports parents’ overdose

5-year-old Middletown boy reports parents’ overdose

MIDDLETOWN — Police in southwest Ohio say the 5-year-old son of a couple who overdosed on heroin saved his parents by walking two blocks in the ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Cincinnati mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer

Cincinnati mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer

CINCINNATI — The mayor of Cincinnati has tearfully apologized to the city’s police officers after his office unwittingly approved a procla...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Roger Ailes had strong roots in native Ohio, friends say

Roger Ailes had strong roots in native Ohio, friends say

CLEVELAND — Longtime Fox News CEO Roger Ailes built his fame and fortune in TV and politics in the power corridors of New York and Washington, b...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Mom accused of shooting 2 kids found in yard is due in Dayton courtroom

Mom accused of shooting 2 kids found in yard is due in Dayton courtroom

DAYTON — A woman accused of shooting two of her children in the head and leaving them outside an Ohio home is expected to make an initial court ...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: Intel director won’t detail Trump conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The na...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


US renews call for Hungary to engage with besieged school

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The U.S. State Department is repeating its call for Hungary to "engage directly" with a university founded by billionaire G...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Dad remembers slain son’s ‘giving heart’

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing death of a black student visiting the University of Maryland (all times local): 10:15 a.m. ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Rapper BIA says her heart is broken by attack

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The rapper BIA...

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


Congo opens probe into ex-minister’s role in Kasai violence

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in Congo have opened an investigation into whether a former government minister may have played a role in incitin...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek’s start

LONDON (AP) — Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that...

May 14th, 2017 |