Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Wednesday, Aug. 19.
A priest with ties to Van Wert was arrested on federal sex trafficking charges in Findlay on Tuesday. Father Michael Zacharias was a priest at St. Marys of the Assumption Catholic Church from 2007 through 2011. Read more.
The City of Lima has begun work to convert Wayne Street from a one-way street into a two-way as part of an almost decade-long effort to update the city’s streets and its downtown’s driving patterns. 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.
Rhodes State College will focus on diversity issues when school opens August 26. The classes will be a combination of remote learning and in-person labs. Read more.
Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant at a crowded party in rural Delphos on Saturday, discovering evidence of underage drinking and drug activity. Read more.
In Sports, Governor Mike DeWine gave his blessing to starting high school sports seasons. As expected, he did limit the crowds to family members only for now. Read more.
In Reminisce, learn more about the history of the Goebel family, which included Lima’s first female physician. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.