12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
"We converted one voter; every vote counts, right?" beamed the ninth child of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skael Kennedy Wednesday as he addressed a throng of Huron County Democrats. Max Kennedy was referring to his stop Wednesday at Berry's Restaurant, where he persuaded someone to vote for Barack Obama.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller laughed when asked if she has ever seen the 1960 western, "The Magnificent Seven." "I have heard about it, but I've never actually watched it," she said Tuesday by cell phone, still chuckling. "I think, yes, at some point I should watch it."
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
Bowling Green State University will conduct an economic inpact study to estimate the value of a new airport at NASA Plum Brook. The Huron County Commissioners were awarded an $80,000 grant to fund the study through the Local Government Services and Regional Collaboration Grant Program of the state Ohio Development of Department.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
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12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
I have tried to keep in touch with my children as they have traveled all over the world. When my older daughter spent a semester in Madagascar, I went almost the whole six months without hearing her voice. I spoke to her once during that time, on her birthday. But I kept in touch with her via the Internet.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
An Attica woman was sentenced Tuesday to 30 days in jail for misusing a credit card left behind at a gas station where she worked. Felicia N. Haycook, 22, also was ordered to pay about $850 in restitution. Huron County Prosecutor Russell Leffler said the defendant was the gas station attendant when the victim left her purse at the Attica station.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
An Akron man accused of bringing crack cocaine from his hometown to the Willard area must post a $25,000 bond before being released from the Huron County Jail. Damone L. Kirk, 26, is scheduled to stand trial Dec. 16 in Huron County Common Pleas Court on one count each of trafficking in crack cocaine and possession of crack cocaine. If convicted, he faces three to 10 years in prison and maximum fine of $20,000 on each of the first-degree felonies.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
Norwalk City Council gave initial approval to two ordinances and a resolution at Tuesday's work session and the measures will be up for approval at next week's meeting. Josh Snyder, public works director, told council the waterline and sanitary sewer to phase 1 of Redwood Village should be accepted. "We had an inspector on-site during construction," he said. Council will vote on the ordinance next week.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
It's been great driving around Norwalk the past week or two and seeing all the wonderful Halloween displays residents have labored to display. Jack-O-Lanterns, zombies, spider webs, grave makers and more delight youngsters and adults alike at homes spanning the city.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
Please share your thoughts about the presidential election.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
ZANESVILLE - The name Paul Nestor keeps popping up in Ohio high school athletics. The long-time New London coach is now the athletic director at Zanesville Rosecrans, one of the schools he coached at after leaving the Wildcats.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
OCT. 30, 1929 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 79 years ago: Selling frenzy is checked NEW YORK The selling frenzy, which has been sweeping through the securities markets of the world during the past week appeared to have passed here today and prices on all leading exchanges rallied briskly. Scores of issues on the New York Stock Exchange were marked up $5 to nearly $50 a share, with early afternoon prices generally holding steady around the day's high levels.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com WILLARD Mackenzie Newman knows she's too young to vote. She voted anyway on Wednesday and nobody broke the law in the process. Neither her vote, nor those of her fellow Willard Middle School students, will count toward the election.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
WILLARD A "Biker Weekend" is set for April 8 and 9 in Willard. Guest speaker will be "Little Wolfe," a 1%er and chaplain of an Outlaw MC. He will appear at 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Willard Church of God, 4551 Willard West Road. There will be food and refreshments as Little Wolfe shares his story and takes questions. The BCC Biker Sunday will be held Nov. 9.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
CLEVELAND The 2008 Tour of Gymnastics Superstars is tumbling, balancing and flipping into Quicken Loans Arena for one thrill-filled night at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. America's sweethearts from the U.S. Women's team include Shawn Johnson, Nastia Liukin, Alicia Sacramone and Chellsie Memmel. The top athletes from the U.S. Men's Team include Joe Hagerty, Jonathan Horton, Justin Spring, Alexander Artemev and Kevin Tan. Also appearing will be two former Olympians: Gold Medalist Shannon Miller and Ohio State alumni Blaine Wilson. The 2008 Tour of Gymnastics Superstars will offer fans a unique opportunity to see some of their favorite gymnasts perform live in an extraordinary sports and music extravaganza. The tour is sanctioned by USA Gymnastics, the national governing body of gymnastics. In addition to medal-worthy athletic routines, the show will feature songs from the Walt Disney Records' Disney Girlz Rock 2 CD and live performances from teen sensations Jordan Pruitt and KSM. Pruitt's new album, Permission to Fly, features the single "One Love" and is currently available exclusively at Limited Too stores. KSM recorded the show's theme song, "Hero in You," a new pop/rock anthem written and produced by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil of "High School Musical" fame. KSM's debut album is set for release in 2009.
12:52 AM Jul 26, 2010
MONROEVILLE - The school district may not have 76 trombones or 110 cornets close at hand. But, thanks to donations from the community, band director David Luddington has a larger supply of instruments than at the beginning of the year.
12:51 AM Jul 26, 2010
East Canton St. Paul's first-round Division VI, Region 21 opponent Friday at Whitney Field, has come a long ways since losing its opening game, 41-7, to Richmond Heights. In the end, the season boiled down to Friday's game against Mogadore and Steve Miller's team stepped to the plate big-time in beating state-ranked Wildcats 20-14.
12:51 AM Jul 26, 2010
PLYMOUTH - A drug investigation that started in May 2007 resulted in the Richland County indictments of three Willard and three Plymouth residents. The Plymouth Police Department assisted the Major Crimes Unit of the Richland County Sheriff's Office by providing information and surveillance. Sheriff's Capt. Eric Bosko said Plymouth police also "participated in (the) undercover drug buys," which happened in northern Richland County, "within Plymouth proper" and near the Huron County line.
12:51 AM Jul 26, 2010
Charlie Engle must be a superman.
12:51 AM Jul 26, 2010
I must be the most popular guy in the world. Don't believe me? Just look at my mailbox every day when I get home. I get mail from everybody these days. It used to be the credit card companies who loved me. But with the little trouble our bankers have been having lately, they have cooled down a bit.
12:51 AM Jul 26, 2010
The financing is in place and furniture is coming off the line. Norwalk Custom Order Furniture is in business. Company spokesman Tom Bleile was in Columbus Monday to finalize details for a $1.875 million loan from the state. The city of Norwalk has kicked in money from the revolving loan fund for equipment purchases. A new company has been launched.