Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, June 28.
Small-scale farmers and people raising chickens saw a spike in demand for their services during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Farmers selling direct-to-consumer goods were inundated with calls from those looking to sign up for community-supported agricultural services. Read more.
The Lima Chapter of the NAACP wants police to end racial profiling through pinpoint policing. The local chapter held a news conference Saturday where it outlined ten proposals that will assist with criminal justice reform. Read more.
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The modified Putnam County Fair ended Saturday night with the demolition derby. There was no admission at the gate, and only donations were taken for the modified fair. Fair officials estimated they received about two thousand dollars a day in donations, well below the lowest ticket sales day in the last three years of six thousand dollars. Read more.
A Pride March was hosted by Small Town Pride in Celina on Saturday evening. The march celebrated lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual and queer culture. See photos.
In Lifestyle, summer is starting to feel more like summer after the coronavirus pandemic disrupted lives. See how area attractions are welcoming people back. Read more.
In Sports, Dakota Mathias continues to push for the chance to play in the NBA. See how far the Elida graduate has come since his days playing in the Lima area. Read more.
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