Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, Aug. 18.
A judge has found Lima resident Timothy Youngblood guilty of stabbing his father to death more than two years ago. Judge Jeffrey Reed on Monday sentenced Youngblood to a mandatory prison term of 15 years to life. Read more.
Nutrien’s Lima Nitrogen plant will perform a routine shutdown and $100 million improvement project starting August 30. 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 Veterans Memorial Civic Center will host a virtual telethon from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday on Facebook Live and at limaciviccenter.com. The event will include 16 local acts to raise funds. To donate, call 419-224-1552 or visit the Civic Center website. Read more.
Marquez Pritchett, charged with murder in the 2017 shooting death of Shannon Scott, has been found competent to stand trial. Read more.
The attorney for an Elida man charged with aggravated vehicular homicide in the March 11 traffic death of a Wapakoneta woman argued in court Monday that blood samples taken from his client following the crash should not be allowed as evidence at trial. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.