Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Thursday, Oct. 22.
Jurors in the rape trial of Yosmer Camejo returned verdicts of not guilty against the 26-year-old man on Wednesday. He was charged with raping a young woman at an Elida Road residence this summer. Read more.
Health officials are urging Ohioans to get flu shots ahead of the upcoming flu season to prevent a dual epidemic of flu and coronavirus — a growing concern as new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are rising in northwest Ohio and activities are moving indoors. A bad flu season could strain those resources even further. Read more.
Area voters will consider several renewal levies for local school districts. Perry and Spencerville have renewals on the November 3 ballot in Allen County. 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.
Chad Hughes is the new manager for the Allen County Fair. The Harrod man was given a one year contract worth $65,000 at the Allen County Agricultural Society, Wednesday night. Read more.
Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Putnam County, Ottawa-Glandorf schools will be going to a hybrid model beginning Tuesday. A total of 41 students are out due to contact tracing and two positive cases. Four staff members are out with three positive cases. Read more.
In Sports, check out our special Ohio State preview section, highlighting who to watch for the Buckeyes this season. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.