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BLAST FROM THE PAST -Northern pike biting at reservoir

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 28, 2015 at 3:52 PM

APRIL 13, 1968

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 39 years ago:

They're biting

Fishermen will converge on Norwalk's Memorial Lake Park after seeing the seven northern pike two men caught in three hours of fishing Friday morning. Jerry Spencer, of rural Norwalk, and Harry Stoddard, of Newton Street, are shown displaying their catch. They were fishing from a bank along the upper reservoir. Said Stoddard, with hands out-stretched, "You should have seen the two a guy from Elyria got."

Toastmasters elect Gilbert

Firelands Toastmaster Club of Norwalk has elected Harry Gilber as president.

Other officers are: educational vice president, Bill Vail; administrative vice president, Elmer McGuckin; secretary-treasurer, Arnold Elenbaas; Sgt.-at-Arms, Fred McIntyre.

Norwalk girl in pageant

Elizabeth Ann Baxter, of 52 W. Main St., Norwalk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Mutz, is the sixth entrant in the "Miss Firelands" pageant May 29 at 8 p.m. in the Norwalk High School auditorium.

Miss Baxter is sponsored by the Norwalk Jaycees. She will graduate from Norwalk High School this year and has been accepted at Vernon Court Junior College in New Port, R.I. where she will major in music.

Area couple gets award

Five Ohio Dairy testing supervisors received recognition and awards at the Ohio Dairyman's Honor Banquet at Ohio State University last Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Dobbins, of rural Norwalk, were among the five who received recognition.

Mr. and Mrs. Dobbins have a combined testing record of over 25 years. Gilbert Dobbins had the longest service record of any of those honored with 19 years. Together they have sampled about 267,650 cows. They are employed in Huron County by the Huron Dairy Service Unit.

City GI took combat photos in Khe Sanh

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