Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Friday, July 24.
Allen County is approaching a Level 4 Public Health Emergency, during which travel outside the home is discouraged for all but essential activities. Allen County has reported 110 new COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks, accounting for 23% of the county’s total case load since the start of the pandemic. Read more.
Eviction hearings in Allen County housing are “absolutely” on the rise, according to a spokeswoman for a non-profit agency that attempts to meet the needs of local residents who without such assistance could find themselves homeless. 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.
NBA athlete and Elida High School graduate Dakota Mathias held a kindergarten through fourth grade camp Thursday. Mathias is currently playing in the NBA G League for the Texas Legends. See the photos.
In Entertainment, Van Del Drive-in Theater will be one of several across the country streaming an exclusive Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Trace Adkins concert this weekend.The concert is in partnership with Encore Drive-in Nights, a new one-night-only concert feature pre-recorded exclusively for drive-in theaters. It is also slated at Kenton’s Hi-Road Drive-in and Sidney’s Auto Vue Drive-in Saturday. Read more.
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