Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, July 21.
An effort of the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force has resulted in getting 11.5 kilos of fentanyl off the street. 39-year-old Andrew Taylor was arrested. He faces federal drug charges. Read more.
Ohio nursing homes may now allow outdoor visitations at their facilities. There are limits on the number of visitors, who must wear a facemask and maintain 6 feet of distance, among other criteria developed by the Ohio Department of Health and long-term care facilities. 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.
Testimony began Monday in three cases against Kenneth Richey. The former death row inmate faces charges of threats against Randall Basinger and his family. Richey’s attorney noted the Facebook Live videos never used Basinger’s name. Read more.
With tourism being down in recent months due to COVID-19, Visit Greater Lima has been focusing its efforts on hidden local gems. Check out 20 hidden gems. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.