Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, September 13.
Diminishing winds and rising humidity helped firefighters battling deadly blazes in Oregon and California. But there are dozens of people still missing, and officials worry that many more dead will be found. Oregon’s emergency management director said officials were preparing for a possible “mass fatality event,” and the state fire marshal was abruptly placed on administrative leave. Read more.
Trusting the numbers: Is it old age or COVID-19 causing seniors to die? We take a look at this confusing issue and why some are questioning the numbers. Read more.
A Patriots Day ceremony was held Saturday at the VFW parking lot in Lima. There were representatives from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, Lima Police and the Lima Fire Department speaking and remembering what happened 19 years ago. 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 Bluffton High School football player is taking some heat on social media for kneeling during the National Anthem. Malachi Pahl took a knee to support the Black Lives Matter movement during the Sept. 4 game against Allen East. Read more.
In Lifestyle, learn how Suter’s Produce fall farm activities are a green light for the season. Read more.
In Sports, catch up on a cross country invitational held in Spencerville.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.