3:09 PM Aug 26, 2010
Three school districts in the Reflector readership area were rated "excellent" by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) in its preliminary report card results. Norwalk City Schools, Plymouth-Shiloh Local Schools and Berlin-Milan Local Schools have claimed the next to highest ranking for their district report cards from the state. The preliminary results were released Tuesday.
2:54 PM Aug 26, 2010
Huron County Fair Board President Bob Morgan approached me at the livestock sale this past Saturday morning with an inquisitive look. "How many pictures have you taken this week?"
2:49 PM Aug 26, 2010
Norwalk teenager Jeremy Cook has run away once again. Cook, 16, who bolted from his grandmother's home in Norwalk on June 10 and turned himself into Norwalk police on July 8, was reported missing again Wednesday. "A warrant has been issued for his apprehension," said Chris Mushett, Huron County juvenile court administrator. The warrant was requested by the court probation department and signed by Judge Timothy Cardwell, according to Mushett. Norwalk Police Chief Dave Light added details to the Cook situation Thursday.
12:49 PM Aug 26, 2010
Edward J. Still is remembered by one of his daughters as "a very proud American' who was "very loyal to Norwalk.' "He could have been buried in Arlington National Cemetery, but he chose to be buried in Norwalk because that's where his life was,' said one of his daughters, Bonnie Hicks, of Fayetteville, N.C.
12:44 PM Aug 26, 2010
Safety experts have a new pet peeve related to distracted driving. In addition to texting or talking on a cell phone while driving, lap dogs and other pets left unrestrained inside moving vehicles pose a major distraction that could be deadly, a new study released Wednesday warns motorists. About two-thirds of dog owners surveyed by the AAA organization said they routinely drive while petting or playing with their dogs, sometimes even giving them food or water while maneuvering through traffic.
11:18 PM Aug 25, 2010
An area drug dealer was sentenced Tuesday to nearly two years in prison for two counts of trafficking in crack cocaine.
8:18 PM Aug 25, 2010
DALLAS -- The Civil Air Patrol continued its search today for a small, hand-built airplane flown by a man returning from Ohio. The plane, flown by Charles Miller of Georgetown, Texas, disappeared Thursday after refueling in southern Arkansas. Miller had flown to Norwalk earlier this month to attend last weekend's Norwalk Public Schools Annual Alumni Reunion and visit with relatives, said Philip Vaughn, a family friend from Reynoldsburg.
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3:25 PM Aug 25, 2010
A convicted sex offender accused of failing to notify authorities of his change of address had his bench trial postponed.
3:24 PM Aug 25, 2010
SANDUSKY - Cedar Point guests will have the chance to see the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales on Sunday when the eight-horse team will visit the Sandusky amusement park/resort. This will be the third consecutive year the Clydesdales have appeared at Cedar Point.
12:24 PM Aug 25, 2010
VIDEO WITH THIS STORY: Cedar Point has announced that it will introduce WindSeeker, a 30-story-tall swing ride to the Sandusky amusement park/resort for next summer.
12:15 PM Aug 25, 2010
A man who burglarized an elderly, handicapped woman's home avoided a lengthy prison term.
12:12 PM Aug 25, 2010
Exterior wood furnaces are back on the city of Norwalk's plate. The city placed a moratorium on these furnaces in 2007 because officials believed at the time the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency would set the policy. Three years later, the Ohio EPA has stated cities can set those policies on their own.
12:09 PM Aug 25, 2010
Huron County's employment picture continues to improve in comparison with other counties in Ohio. While still higher than the state and national averages, Huron County's jobless rate of 12.4 for July ranks it 20th among Ohio's 88 counties, a marked improvement over the past year and a half. The latest statistics were released this morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS).
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