Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Thursday, July 9.
Employers are given wide discretion when responding to confirmed cases of COVID-19 found in their workplaces. Guidelines recommend that most employers — including retail stores, offices, manufacturing facilities, salons and even restaurants — temporarily shut down shop or floor areas where an infected individual worked to allow for deep sanitation, but employers are only encouraged to do so “if possible.” Read more.
A 35-year-old man was transported from Cairo to Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center on Tuesday after suffering what law enforcement officials believe to be an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities didn’t identify the man. Read more.
Today’s podcast is sponsored by Fat Jack’s Pizza. Fat Jack’s Pizza dining rooms are now open at two locations, on Spencerville Road and on West Street in Lima, and carryout only at the Findlay Road location. Their combination subs are back, for only $5.75. Fat Jacks, celebrating 45 years as Limaland’s favorite pizza.
A Wapakoneta man was in serious but stable condition at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center on Tuesday after his vehicle was struck by a train in Wapakoneta that morning. Police have as yet been unable to interview Carmen Tedesco, 83, but witnesses say the man pulled out of a parking lot on Auglaize Street at approximately 9:30 a.m., passed through the crossing gates at the Harrison Street intersection with the CSX Railroad and was struck by the train. Read more.
Aug. 7 will be the last day for the National Guard members working at the West Ohio Food Bank. Since March the guard helped distribute more than four million pounds of food. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.