Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, August 23.
Farmers across America have seen lower prices for their products thanks to an ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Area farmers are having difficulty planning their marketing due to uncertainties on whether the trade war will continue and if farmers will be given payments by the government to help ease their losses. Read more.
The House approved legislation in a rare Saturday session. Legislators reversed recent changes in U.S. Postal Service operations and sent $25 billion to shore up the agency ahead of the November election. Read more.
The Allen County Fair Livestock Judging Show was a bit different than previous years. The participants acted as the judges. The 4-H members were asked to judge different species and rank them in order of best to worst. 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.
A number of organizations are planning events to celebrate the ratification of the 19th amendment 100 years ago and the women who fought for it. Read more.
In Lifestyle, catch up with the Allen County extension 4-H youth development educator. Read more.
In Sports, Bath sweeps Lima Senior to open the volleyball season. Both teams were just glad to be able to play. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.