Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Wednesday, July 22.
Kenney Richey was found guilty Monday in Putnam County. He was accused of retaliation. He made threats on social media against a former prosecutor and judge. Richey’s ex-wife testified against him as well. Read more.
The speaker of the Ohio House and four associates were arrested Tuesday for a sixty million dollar federal case of bribery. Republican Larry Householder pushed the financial rescue of Ohio’s two nuclear power plants. The bailout added a fee to every electric bill in the state. Read more.
The Lima Police Department is seeking information regarding a fatal hit and run crash. They’re looking for help identifying a semi truck that struck a man and left the scene. It happened at North and Baxter streets in Lima on Monday evening. 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.
An area school board approved a change order Monday that will result in four additional classrooms being built on a new elementary school project. It’s a pricey decision, adding more than seven hundred thousand dollars to the project. Read more.
In Lifestyle, you’ll find the final part of a three-part series connecting the dots between families with ties to Jameson Manor. Read more.
In Sports, see one writer’s rankings of top road stadiums where Ohio State has played and see if you agree. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.