Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Thursday, Aug. 20.
The Allen County fair begins Friday. Junior fair exhibits will continue on as scheduled, closed to the public. The fairgrounds will open on Friday, Aug. 28, and Saturday, Aug. 29, to the public for the Fair Food Bash from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day with free admission. Read more.
Allen County Judge Terri Kohlrieser talked to members of the Lima Noon Optimist Club on Wednesday about minimizing trauma for children in the courtroom. 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.
An Allen County judge has ruled that the results of blood samples taken from an Elida man who was involved in a fatal traffic accident earlier this year cannot be used as evidence at his trial for vehicular homicide. Read more.
A new attorney will be appointed for one of two juveniles charged as adults in the robberies earlier this year of two Lima businesses. A new attorney will be appointed for Na’zier Howard, who is charged with aggravated robbery with a firearm specification. Read more.
Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague made an appearance in Lima on Wednesday to stump for President Donald Trump during one of the many planned “MAGA meetups” being coordinated across the state to rally voters and volunteers. Read more.
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