5:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
ADAMS TOWNSHIP - Paramedics transported nine people to two area hospitals after a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Ohio 18 and Seneca County Road 21 Sunday. Edwin H. Willis, 72, of Clyde, was charged with failure to yield while turning left.
5:45 AM Jul 26, 2010
WILLARD - City Council agreed by consent Monday to hear legislation at its next meeting that would increase utility rates for the upcoming year. The next meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 in council chambers at city hall. The legislation will be introduced at that meeting and the public hearing and vote will take place at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2.
5:44 AM Jul 26, 2010
BELLEVUE - An accused armed robber was arrested without incident Monday morning at his girlfriend's rural Ohio 4, Bellevue, home in connection with an incident Saturday at Strawberry Hill Farm Market. Dustin J. Lewis, 22, of Huron, is being held without bond until his arraignment Friday in Erie County Municipal Court. Erie County Sheriff's Capt. Paul Sigsworth credited the superb quality of the video recording system at Strawberry Hill and the subsequent work of several tipsters in identifying the suspect.
5:44 AM Jul 26, 2010
SANDUSKY - A Wakeman woman was sentenced Monday to four years of probation for stealing $56,500 from her ex-boss, a Vermilion attorney. Margaret A. Knott, 45, was ordered to repay the money with interest. Erie County Common Pleas Court records show Knott pleaded guilty in July to seven counts of forgery for signing the name of attorney Gayle A. Reeves on seven checks from November 2007 to September 2008.
5:44 AM Jul 26, 2010
Mr. Cranky Pants returned to "Dancing With the Stars" on Monday. Which celebrities should be eliminated during tonight's episode? Who is your favorite dancer? Click here to share your opinions and read those of others.
5:43 AM Jul 26, 2010
cashby@norwalkreflector.com PLYMOUTH One of the four soldiers accused of harassing U.S. Army Pvt. Keiffer P. Wilhelm before he committed suicide Aug. 4 will be arraigned overseas next month. Sgt. Jarrett Taylor "has not submitted an offer to plead guilty so he will be arraigned (advised of his rights and how do you plead) on 16 October and his court date will be determined on that day," wrote Fort Bliss, Texas victim liaison officer Dan Barr in a recent e-mail to the Wilhelm family. Staff Sgts. Enoch Chatman and Bob Clements "will have a joint Article 32 hearing on 9 October and afterwards, the prosecutor expects them to request separate trials as well," Barr also wrote.
5:43 AM Jul 26, 2010
Bacon Season was longer than usual this year. Thank goodness. What's that? You are not familiar with the bacon season concept?
5:43 AM Jul 26, 2010
sseitz@norwalkreflector.com Norwalk city council has another tough decision on its hands. On Tuesday, council will likely vote on the legislation for the purchase of property on the city's north side that will ultimately become a soccer complex. Council is also considering the 2010 budget.
5:43 AM Jul 26, 2010
Pat Stofira doesn't have to cook; her husband, John, does all the food preparation in the house. Background music helps inspire the retired Met Life employee. The style of music depends on the type of food he's making. If he's cooking an Italian meal, Italian music fills the air, for example. He even dances, said Pat, who is retired from Oberlin College.
5:43 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Norwalk man is accused of stealing a computer worth $800 from Walmart on Saturday. Eric T. Recard, 40, of 7 Fuller Drive, "was caught on video," said Norwalk Law Director Stuart O'Hara.
5:43 AM Jul 26, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com If Sarah Contreras reads the books her parents read to her, the stories might transport her to her childhood. But there's another, more realistic way for Contreras to relive her childhood. She can simply show up for work.
5:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
BERLIN HEIGHTS - Two people were hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash on Ohio 2 just east of Ohio 61 in Berlin Township.
5:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
Brian Hurst has wanted to win a drag racing championship ever since the 45-year-old began racing 30 years ago. Hurst, of Milan, has finally reached his goal. He recently won the North Central Division Three of the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) bracket finals in Indianapolis. He race lasted 1/8th of a mile, which he completed in 7.1 seconds at a speed of 95 m.p.h. "It's a major accomplishment," Hurst said.
5:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
HEAP is a federally funded program designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high costs of home energy bills. HEAP pays a one-time payment for the current winter heating season. Households with elderly or disabled members may qualify for larger amount of assistance. Applications for the 2009-2010 Energy Assistance Program will be available August 2009 through May 2010 depending on funding. Here is the total household income at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty guidelines Size of household 12-month income 1 up to $21,660
5:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
Get ready, for the dawn of a new age! Manny, Sid, Diego and Ellie are back for more pre-hysterical hijinks when "Ice Age 3 Dawn Of The Dinosaurs' stomps onto a three-disc combo pack (Blu-ray, DVD and a Digital Copy) on Oct. 27 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. In the coolest "Ice Age' adventure yet, Manny and the herd discover a lost world of ferociously funny dinosaurs, including a cranky T. rex who's got a score to settle with Sid. Meanwhile, Scrat goes nuts over the beautiful Scratte, but is she trying to win his heart - or steal his acorn?
5:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com A short story about a beloved white cat named Cosmo, written by Norwalk resident and owner Janet Freehling, has been published and is available for purchase. The story, which appears in "Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned From the Cat," isn't just about a much-loved house pet. Cosmo is a Delta Society-registered therapy cat who has comforted residents and patients in nursing homes and health-care settings. In the story, Freehling relates stories about patients, family members and friends whom Cosmo visited.
5:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
Fifteen-year-old Kristen Wells' brain remains swollen and the bleeding remains steady. She broke nine out of 12 vertebrae in her neck and has moderate brain damage.
5:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
jcenters@norwalkreflector.com The 1969 St. Paul High School state championship team will hold a 40-year reunion Oct. 30 and 31. A dinner and reception will be held at the St. Paul gathering space Oct. 30, then the team will be honored at Saturday night's football game against Monroeville at Whitney Field. Coach Mike Gottfried will be at the event along with members of his staff.
5:40 AM Jul 26, 2010
cashby@norwalkreflector.com CLARKSFIELD TOWNSHIP The Huron County Sheriff's Office is investigating a break-in at the Ohio 60 home where Keith R. Rodvold was murdered Sept. 17. "Property was taken. ... We think some tools were taken," Sheriff Dane Howard said. The responding deputies were Capt. Bob McLaughlin and Cpl. Jeff Kerber, both of whom helped process the crime scene last week. Howard said the deputies responded to the report of forced entry and referred further questions to McLaughlin.
5:40 AM Jul 26, 2010
Huron County agricultural producers will have an opportunity to attend and participate in a free educational workshop to learn why farmland property values will increase in 2010. This workshop will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at EHOVE Career Center, building A, room 101 and is being held in cooperation with the Ohio Farm Bureau and Erie County Auditor Tom Paul, Huron County Auditor Roland Tkach said.
5:40 AM Jul 26, 2010
Ed and Harold Hammersmith stopped to visit their older brother, Ray, at his tidy and comfortable home on New State Road recently. They chatted for a couple of hours, and the conversation was fascinating.