Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, August 2.
As a result of the pandemic, civic centers in the area are struggling to stay afloat financially. With major venues closed, entities like Visit Greater Lima are encouraging those still seeking entertainment to discover local gems to continue promoting local growth. Read more.
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available beginning Monday at Lima Memorial Health System. The results will be available within 48 to 72 hours. You need a doctor’s order to get tested. 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.
The St. Gerard drive-thru Wingfest was hugely popular Saturday, despite the rain. People lined up early and waited hours to help the church with their purchases. The annual St. Gerard Festival was canceled earlier this year. Nearly 2,000 pounds of chicken wings were sold. Read more.
The Auglaize County Fair begins today. It is a Junior Fair only but remains open to the public, unlike Allen County’s fair. Read more.
In Lifestyle, check out details on the World’s Longest Yard Sale and the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way. Both events are still on this year. Read more.
In Sports, we catch up with area high school football teams as they begin two-a-days. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.