Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, July 27.
State health officials are hoping that more than 1,200 Ohio residents agree to take part in random, voluntary COVID-19 testing project as part of a study to determine how many people in Ohio currently have the virus and how many were previously infected. Read more.
Talks about a potential landlord licensing program for the City of Lima continued Monday night as councilors heard about a proposed program structure and identified items in need of further discussion while addressing potential obstacles. Under the current proposal, the City of Lima would set a general standard for properties, and an annual licensing program would require interior inspections of their rentals in order for a landlord to do business in the city, Thompson said. 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 Allen County grand jury has returned a charge of involuntary manslaughter against a Lima teenager who previously had been jailed on a count of corrupting another with drugs. Kaelonda Peoples-Fuqua, 19, was arraigned Monday in Allen County Common Pleas Court in connection with the May death of Dino Gerdeman in a city motel room. She entered a written plea of not guilty. Read more.
An Elida man was arraigned Monday in Allen County Common Pleas Court after a recent session of the grand jury charged him with two counts of rape. Yosmer Camejo, 38, entered pleas of not guilty to the charges during his court appearance. Read more.
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