Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, October 25.
The message is everywhere: Be sure to vote. And young people in the region are taking it to heart, keyed up to cast their first ballots in an election cycle that will determine who will sit at the Resolute desk for the next four years. While every presidential election spurs discussion, excitement and a sense of patriotism, the coming election has had the nation buzzing more so than in recent memory. Voter participation in the area is expected to be higher than ever. Read more.
Gov. Mike DeWine and Republican legislative leaders plan to ask a quasi-legislative panel on Monday to release nearly $425 million in federal funds to help bars, restaurants, other small businesses, renters, home-owners, nonprofits, and others weather a coronavirus storm that continues to worsen. Read more.
A federal grand jury has indicted a Findlay priest with sex trafficking of a minor and sex trafficking of an adult and minor by force, fraud or coercion. He previously served as a priest in Van Wert. The FBI is asking anyone who may have been a victim to call in. 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.
Catch up with the three people running for Allen County Commissioner and where they stand on some main problems facing the county. Read more.
In Lifestyle, read a local columnist’s interview with a Lima woman who has taken on a major food box delivery role — all volunteer — as a way to help others and overcome past mistakes. Read more.
In Sports, dissect the first game of the season for the Ohio State Buckeyes football team and its win over the Cornhuskers. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.