Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, July 12.
Many school districts are formulating a plan to return to in person education in the fall. Governor Mike DeWine announced guidelines earlier this month that called for mandatory mask wearing for staff. A pivot back to online education could be possible if the number of COVID-19 cases rise in any particular school district. Read more.
Recovery from COVID-19 may take weeks or even months for some patients as the disease prompts secondary infections, respiratory failure, blood clotting and persistent shortness of breath. There’s also disagreement on when to count someone as recovered. 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.
On Saturday officials cut the ribbon to mark the opening on an $8 million expansion of the Wapakoneta Family YMCA. Another smaller gymnasium and a rock-climbing wall are among the highlights. Read more.
Netflix’s tale of Joe Exotic has a western Ohio shade to it. One John Reinke graduated from Sidney High School and was one of the key figures in the story. Read more.
In Business, learn about a wind farm’s progress in Hardin County. The $300 million project that spans parts of Hardin and Logan counties will include 75 wind turbines. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.