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BLAST FROM THE PAST - Judge Antrim dead at 43

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:50 PM

JULY 28, 1973

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 34 years ago:

Judge Russell Antrim dies in Lorain Hospital

Russell T. Antrim, judge of Huron County's probate and juvenile courts, died Friday night at Lorain Community Hospital. He was 43.

Antrim had been hospitalized since June 17, and underwent surgery for removal of a brain tumor at the Lorain hospital June 26.

Antrim previously was an assistant Huron County prosecutor and Norwalk city solicitor.

He was a past president of the Huron County McKinley Club and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Norwalk Elks Club.

Trio win 'Calcutta'

Although the skies were overcast Tuesday, the scene was certainly colorful as nine costumed teams assembled to tee off in the Elks Ladies Calcutta. The winners of this 18-hole event were Ha Heaston, Doris Bader and Ollie Bird. Evelyn Fauber, Mary Battles and Kathy May took the second spot and their third place went to Mary Preston, Dudley and Marilyn Barker. The costume prize winners were "The Par Maids" (Jeanne Sizemore, Karen Higgins and Sue Spinello) and the "Mousketeers" (Rose Brady, Carolyn Spaar and Martha Rice).

Martha picked up 6 birdie points for her team when she chipped in her second shot on the 164-yard third hole. Bader and Dudley counted the birdie 2s on the 69-yard water hold. Ha Heaston counted 10 putts on one of her rounds.

Counselors pick best campers

Counselors at 4-H Camp Conger awarded chevrons to the best campers of the 273 participants this year, reports Carlos Tucker, county 4-H extension agent.

Selected from the first week, July 9-13, were most responsible campers, Bill Kurki, Gregg Opper, Kathy Gray and Cathy Allen; most athletic campers, Dean Albright and Wendy Smith; and best overall campers, Beth Ann Cawrse, Melody Kimmel and Lee Stein.

Second week camp counselors selected Elaine Lauz as the most responsible camper; Drew Butler as the best athlete; Linda Coe, best singer; and Frank Kromer and DeAnn Angelo as best overall campers.

Moss joins local PCA office

Timothy G. Moss, a 1973 graduate of Ohio State University, is the new assistant field office manager at the Norwalk office of Farmer's Production Credit Association, Manager Robert Calhoun announced.

Moss graduated from South Central High School and received a bachelor of science degree in agriculture economics from OSU.

He lives with his mother, Mrs. George Moss, in rural Greenwich, where he and his brother Tom farm.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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