Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Saturday, August 22.
The former executive director of the Allen County Children Services agency is out after the board of directors terminated her contract Friday. The resignations of two other agency employees were accepted by the board. Read more.
Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima was among the last of Ohio’s prisons to experience cases of COVID-19. But now the novel coronavirus has found its way into the prison and the number of cases is rising quickly. A union official representing corrections officers at the facility says the numbers will continue to increase because health and safety protocols are being ignored. 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.
Wapakoneta police responded to a robbery at Home Savings and Loan Bank on Blackhoof street Friday morning. The suspect has yet to be located. Anyone with additional information should call the police. Read more.
In Sports, check out boys soccer coverage.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.