Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Monday, July 13.
Grand Lake St. Marys has seen tourism decrease due to COVID-19 as hotels reported fewer people renting rooms. The lake itself is distressed due to a summerkill where high temperatures resulted in lower oxygen levels, leading to dozens of species of fish dying off. Read more.
The cause of a small fire Sunday morning at Shawnee Middle School is under investigation. The fire was contained to a membrane on the roof of the building. 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 Lima Police Department’s K-9 died on Sunday. He retired in 2017 and spent his last years with the family of his handler, Sgt. Nick Hart. Read more.
In his column, editor Jim Krumel walks through the disadvantages of the Cleveland Indians changing their name. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.