Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Thursday, August 27.
Laura strengthened Wednesday into a menacing Category 4 hurricane. There were fears of a 20-foot storm surge that forecasters said would be “unsurvivable” and capable of sinking entire communities. Authorities implored coastal residents of Texas and Louisiana to evacuate and worried that not enough had fled. Read more.
Jurors in a murder trial heard from two eyewitnesses who said a Lima man shot and killed a man outside a house last year. Testimony is expected to wrap up on Thursday. 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.
In Lifestyle, the Ask a Doctor column addresses a question about childhood diabetes and how to approach carbohydrates. Read more.
In Sports, learn about new rules for high school football season and how things are going to work. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.