Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Saturday, July 11.
A specialized program has been launched for veterans facing jail sentences at Lima Municipal Court. The veterans treatment docket is an expanded probation for those who served in the military to get more assistance with veterans benefits and a mentor. Read more.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal by lawyers for Travis Soto. His team claimed pursuing a murder case against him would count as double jeopardy since he already spent five years in prison on a related charge. The next pretrial in the case is scheduled next month. Read more.
A two-car traffic accident in Ada on Thursday left Aaron Evans dead and two other people injured. 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.
Three sisters are hoping their success with pop-up shops and online will turn into success in downtown Wapak. Abby Golden, Ann Martin and Allison Harrod had the grand opening for Twelve Oak Boutique on Friday. Read more.
The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is hoping for the public’s help to find a pair of juvenile males missing from a foster care home in the Celina area. Brad Jacques is 14 and is 5 foot 8 and 170 to 180 pounds with red hair. Isaiah Murphy is 13 and 5 foot 6 and 120 pounds with blond hair. Read more.
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