Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Friday, August 28.
Hurricane Laura barreled across Louisiana on Thursday, shearing off roofs, killing a least six people and maintaining ferocious strength while carving a destructive path hundreds of miles inland. It was one of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the United States. A full assessment of the damage wrought by the Category 4 system was likely to take days. Read more.
The United Steelworkers Local 624 union has ratified its agreement with Husky Lima Refinery, concluding 17 months of negotiations that spanned a pandemic and partial shutdown. The agreement secured several of the union’s key issues, like training for new hires, and will end in April 2022. 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.
Jurors deliberated 3 1/2 hours Thursday before returning a verdict of guilty in the murder trial of a Lima man. Read more.
In Lifestyle, the Rustic Farmhouse market opens Friday and continues Saturday at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds this weekend. It was originally scheduled for May. Admission is $7 at the gate. Read more.
In Sports, catch up with the Wayne Trace Invitational and how the boys golf teams did.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.