Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Thursday, July 30.
This year’s Allen County Fair will exclude the general public and be a junior fair only event, running seven instead of nine days. The fair board met Wednesday night, one day after Governor Mike DeWine put restrictions on all Ohio fairs effective July 31 because of the coronavirus. Read more.
Some parents are considering online education for their children this fall. Each school district has different course offerings that the students could choose from if they don’t want to return to the physical classroom. 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.
Lima schools superintendent Jill Ackerman fielded questions from parents and students through a Zoom Q and A session. Topics included masks, lockers, eating in the cafeteria and online learning. School is set to start August 12. Read more.
Lima’s Ethan Jordan painted an Allen County Fair harness racing scene during an on-site paint session at Lima Memorial Health System on Wednesday afternoon. Jordan painted familiar buildings, scenes and landmarks for the newly remodeled Inpatient Rehabilitation Center. See the photos.
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