Latest Lima, Ohio Stories
By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 17--LIMA -- It was more than 50 years ago when Dr. James Idol and his team discovered a way to process ammonia and create what would eventually be called acrylonitrile.
By Brian Evans, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 17--LIMA -- With the U.S. military cutting orders for a mine-resistant vehicle used by Marines in Iraq, 83 people at Lima's tank plant will lose their jobs in the next few weeks -- at least for now.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 16--SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP -- Joyce Davis is looking forward to the day when her kindergarten pupils will come back to her classroom from a full lunch period.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 16--LIMA -- He may not get to ride in the Batmobile or swing from rooftops, but appearing in the same scenes as the guy who does is still a pretty good gig for Lima native Pete Garlock.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 14--LIMA -- Don't let Elizabeth Stein hear anyone say only guys play the drums. Not only will she quickly dispute the claim, she'll flat out prove it wrong.
By The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 11--Wow! What a Fourth of July. Indian Lake was busting over its banks with lots and lots and lots of people, boats, cars, golf carts and motorcycles. What a crowd. Things started slow because of Mother Nature but then the sun came out and so did everyone else.
By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 11--LIMA -- Despite earlier reports, there will be nurses among the 49 workers laid off from St. Rita's Medical Center. Hospital President Jim Reber said Thursday that three registered nurses were among those affected by the hospital's staff cuts.
By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 9--LIMA -- At a time when layoffs are almost daily news, nobody seems immune to the trend, maybe not even the county's largest employer. St. Rita's officials have been plagued by rumors of layoffs in recent years.
By Rachelle Pavelko, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 9--OTTAWA -- Roughly 35 firstthrough eighth-graders gathered at the Putnam County YMCA Tuesday to learn how to fuel their futures. The Ohio Farmers Union hosted its free 2008 Day Camp, "Fueling the Future with Renewable Energy," from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
By Lisa Esquivel Long, The News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind. Jul. 8--Nearly 5,600 Indiana & Michigan Power customers were still without power at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday hours after a storm with high winds came through the Fort Wayne area. Tornado sirens went off throughout the county around 1:30 p.m.
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