11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
JUNE 17, 1958 The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 50 years ago: School board Okays contracts for 78 teachers No serious difficulty is anticipated in insuring that all Norwalk schools will be fully staffed when they reopen in the fall, Supt. James H. McBride reported last night after the board of education authorized limited or continuing contracts for 78 teachers.
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
HURON - Enchantment, intrigue, magic and madcap fun make up the Huron Playhouse's 2008 60th anniversary season, which begins July 1. The season includes two shows The Huron Playhouse has not staged before: The musicals "Honk!' based on "The Ugly Duckling' and "Thoroughly Modern Millie.'
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
SANDUSKY - There's no business like show business....On with the show! These lyrics from the musical "Annie Get Your Gun," represent the excitement swirling around the Sandusky State Theatre and new executive director Thomas T. Kazmierczak III. The Buffalo, N.Y. area native and Huron resident officially launched the historic theater's 2008 80th Anniversary Friday.
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Most of the action at Monday's school board meeting concerned hiring personnel. Liz Ohm was employed as the head preschool teacher, and Tom Howell and Randy Hord will both teach middle school science.
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
Opportunity is that moment in time that flashes in front of you, wondering if you'll seize the chance to do something special. I see my new responsibility as an opportunity to continue a life of service.
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
Denny Doughty has a vision. It's the same vision he's had in his 32 years as an educator. Do the best you can and work hard. Surround yourself with good people and good things will happen.
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE The village's community-wide garage sale is set for June 27 and 28. A list of garage sale participants will available on June 27 at the administration office, 2 S. Main St.
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
For Terri Barman, Father's Day doesn't come just once a year when it comes to her grandfather, Howard Stanfield. She feels honored to spend time with her grandpa every Wednesday during golf season as they play 18 holes at the Sycamore Hills course.
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
K. Ronald Bailey knows he's facing a tough decision while defending shaken baby suspect Jeffrey D. Resor he told potential jurors as much this morning in Huron County Common Pleas Court. "One of the decisions I have to make is, 'Does Jeffrey take the stand?,'" Bailey said during jury selection.
11:02 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Norwalk Clothing Bank's mission statement is to help provide basic needs. But if people donate items in the wrong way, those people's generosity will turn into unusable trash. Jean Row, manager of the Clothing Bank, said there are procedures for dropping off items for donations. Items should be dropped off when they are open. If they are closed, there is a drop box.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
JUNE 16, 1958 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 50 years ago:
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JUNE 14, 1910 The top stories in The Daily Reflector on this date 98 years ago:
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
COLUMBUS - Tyler Butler recently was selected to be a founding member of The Ohio State University's I BEAM Society. The I BEAM Society is an 88 member student organization whose purpose is to represent the impact each county in Ohio has on The Ohio State University. One student from each county was chosen through a selective application process in order to find students who truly embody the spirit of their home county. Butler was chosen and will serve as the student representative from Huron County.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
News you won't get from liberal media. Do you know that on a $4 gallon of gas the government takes in taxes $0.61 and those greedy oil companies make $0.24? (Figures approximate) So out of $4 you spend, the governments' share, for just being there, is 15 percent and the oil companies share is six percent. The oil companies are those dirty rotten scoundrels who are ripping us off! The government is our benevolent, loving caretaker.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
This may be in fact, let's hope it is old news by the time you read it. But as I sit here composing this column, you cannot get a tomato on a fast food sandwich here in Norwalk, Ohio.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
Toast the Mill Street Bistro & Bar, which is slated to open Tuesday in Norwalk. Owner Joe Nagy has invested a lot of time, money and effort into the restaurant, the former homes of the Press Box and Friendly Corners at 21 Mill St. It is an upscale restaurant with upscale prices something people in this town have been asking for. No more driving to Sandusky, Huron or even Cleveland for an upscale meal. We hope it works, and with the price of gas, it may just be one of the best deals in town. Toast Cynthia Kniffin and all of her dancers who performed over the weekend at the Ernsthausen Performing Arts Center. "The Enchanted Forest and "Themes from Camelot" thrilled the packed houses for three straight nights. The every-other-year extravaganza takes months and months to prepare for and all of the performers deserve a standing ovation.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Mill Street Bistro and Bar opened its doors for a test run by serving prime rib and hors d'oeuvres Friday night and patrons gave the new restaurant a big thumbs up. The new Norwalk business, located at 21 Mill St. in the former home of the Press Box restaurant, opens to the public Tuesday.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
A day of free bowling, pizza, prizes and information about quitting smoking has been scheduled for Wednesday at Kenilee Lanes in Norwalk. The times are from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. The event is being sponsored by the Huron County Tobacco Control Alliance, the Huron County stand Team and the American Lung Association of Ohio. The day will include free pizza, tobacco trivia with prizes and information on how to quit smoking. In addition, everyone who bowls will receive a free ticket for door prizes, including a Kenilee Lanes bowling package, Valley Beach passes, Premiere Theatre 8 movie passes and more.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
Since June 1, James Griggs has been asking his mother several times a day when he'd receive the e-mail introducing him to his new dog. James, 17, and his parents were just told it's a black Labrador retriever named Takoda, who is almost 1. At James' insistence, his name will be changed to Runner. "He is so excited it is not even funny," said his mother, Becky.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Willard man was sentenced Friday to 10 months in prison for having heroin during a July 3 overdose. Todd Picklesimer, 37, of 312 S. Main St., also had his driver's license suspended for six months. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway waived a $500 fine because the defendant is indigent and approved Picklesimer to be in a halfway house after he serves his prison term. Picklesimer's son found him at his home when he overdosed, Huron County Assistant Prosecutor Daivia Kasper.
11:01 PM Jul 25, 2010
Huron County Prosecutor Russell Leffler has subpoenaed 44 witnesses in the case against shaken baby suspect Jeffrey D. Resor. Eight of those people are Norwalk police officers and one is the victim's mother. The trial on charges of murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment begins with jury selection Monday morning in Huron County Common Pleas Court. It is expected to last two weeks.