Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Saturday, October 24.
President Donald Trump and his allies fought for support in pivotal battleground states on Friday. Democrat Joe Biden campaigned close to home. The surge of activity with just 11 days remaining in the 2020 contest highlighted the candidates’ divergent strategies, styles and policy prescriptions that are shaping the campaign’s closing days. Nearly 50 million votes have already been cast, with an additional 100 million or so expected before a winner is declared.
A Lima man is charged with murder for setting a fire that killed a 14-year-old boy, his half brother, on Aug. 15. The 18-year-old was upset about being kicked out of the home.
U.S. Postal Service records show delivery delays have persisted across the country as millions of Americans are voting by mail. This raises the possibility of ballots being rejected because they arrive too late.
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 new outpatient clinic and recovery housing is now open in Lima. Lighthouse Behavioral Health Services, located on Cable road, opened in September.
Learn about the backgrounds and goals of two men vying to become the next probate and juvenile court judge in Putnam County.
In Sports, read our local columnist’s predictions about the upcoming Ohio State Buckeyes game versus Nebraska.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.