Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, Aug. 4.
Six Allen County school superintendents addressed the Lima Rotary Club Monday to address the process they went through to put a plan together to reopen schools this fall. When schools had to pivot to remote learning, decisions had to be made quickly. Now everyone has had time to talk about how education will look this fall despite higher levels of COVID-19 in the community. Read more.
Lima council approved a change to the way people are hired, letting decision-makers consider anyone who passes the Civil Service Board test. The council couldn’t come to agreement on how to spend Community Development Block Grant money yet though. 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.
Testimony began Monday in the trial of Lima man accused of attacking his victim with a baseball bat. Prosecutors said jurors will hear that Scott Seitz attacked Eric Glover following a dispute over a previous drug deal. Read more.
Lima schools passed a new mask or face covering policy for the upcoming school year. Masks will be mandatory for all staff and for students in grades 3 through 12 unless the governor lifts restrictions and Allen County is at a level one or level two. Read more.
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