Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, June 16.
Las Vegas police have taken into custody Clinton Owens and Michelle Alves for the June 3 shooting deaths of Tarissa and Charles Sanders. The shooting happened at a home at 413 South Atlantic in Lima.
Lima Mayor David Berger said the city will need to reduce the number of city employees by 30 to 40 positions. It’s part of an economic crisis brought on by the shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic. The job cuts will affect all departments.
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The Human Resources Commission may be coming back to Lima. The previous board stopped operating in 1976 and worked to identify discriminatory practices. Lima councilors decided to revive the commission in wake of mass protests seen across the country after the death of George Floyd.
Four years ago teacher Kristy Guy’s fourth-graders got involved in a project to build a splash pad in St. Marys. The students at West Intermediate School are now getting ready to enter the eighth grade and on Monday saw all of their hard work pay off with the grand opening of the splash pad.
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