Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, Aug. 11.
Schools are preparing to open for the school year, with some ushering in students both online and in person later this week. Read more.
The 19-year-old Delphos man who beat his infant daughter nearly to death last year was sentenced Monday to a minimum of 32 years in prison. Read more.
The Allen County Fair manager shared an update on this year’s fair at Monday’s Lima Rotary Club meeting. This year’s fair will be going back to the basics of junior fair livestock shows and harness racing. Though the fair will be closed to the public, they are working on methods to livestream the shows for those unable to attend. 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 Lima man who stabbed his mother to death earlier this year and was charged with murder has been found incompetent to stand trial. Read more.
A Lima man associated with the kidnapping incident at The Village on Bradfield Drive was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison. He had attempted to withdraw his pleas of no contest to the charges against him but was not permitted to do so. Read more.
In Sports, athletic directors and league commisioners are scrambling to re-arrange schedules and figure how to proceed. The Ohio High School Athletic Association approved a six-game football season and each team making the playoffs Friday.
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