Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Thursday, July 2.
Consumer fireworks usage is expected to be at an all-time high this year with the cancellation of local Fourth of July celebrations due to COVID-19. As calls begin to increase already, local officials remind users that consumer fireworks are illegal in the state, but if they are used, to do so safely. Read more.
Lima Mayor David Berger on Wednesday said he does not have the authority to mandate the use of face coverings in public. He urged residents and visitors to voluntarily don a mask while in public or crowded spaces to reduce transmission of the virus. Read more.
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Local chiropractor and business owner Joshua Hayes officially announced his bid for Mayor of Lima Wednesday pitching a three-part platform. He said disconnection is the root of the city’s problems. Read more.
A Van Wert man is recovering from injuries after being stabbed June 23 in what was described as an argument over a racial epithet. An Illinois man has been arrested in connection with the incident. Read more.
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