5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Willard High School student who already admitted to bullying a student while naked has been suspended indefinitely from the football team in connection with a separate incident. The 17-year-old Woodbine Street boy was at a football camp June 22 in Ada when he "thought it would be funny" to chase a student while running naked down the hallway into a coach's room, Huron County Assistant Prosecutor Dina Shenker said.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
MILAN - A familiar face has returned to the corner of the Milan Square. The Invention restaurant has opened its doors once again and this time with new owners. Mike and Suzie Huston, of Milan, opened the restaurant Monday with the help of a previous owner, Ken Peterson. The two have made many new changes, but also hope to bring back the same locals that visited the restaurant before it closed last year.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
A London, Ohio man must post a $10,000 bond before being released from custody in connection with having heroin and drug paraphernalia during a Wakeman traffic stop. Robert E. Blazer, 38, is accused of having seven balloons of heroin as well as several needles, spoons and prescription pills under the driver's seat Sunday, Wakeman Police Chief Tim Hunker said. Blazer was charged with possession of heroin, possession of a dangerous drug instrument and driving with a suspended license.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
Students of western American history no doubt are familiar with the Bender Family. The Benders lived in Labette County, Kansas in the 1870s. There were the parents and two children (who may or may not have been biological children of the Benders). They came to Labette County with a group of Spiritualists after the Civil War and when the other families moved on, the Benders stayed.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
Scott Truxell said it is time to step aside and let somebody else take over. Truxell, 41, said today he will not seek another term on the Norwalk City Schools Board of Education.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Willard police officer accused of assaulting the mother of one of his children is scheduled to appear for a pretrial hearing Tuesday in Norwalk Municipal Court. Joshua M. Dorsey, 27, of 127 Crestwood Drive, is charged with two counts of domestic violence in connection with an Aug. 6 incident. If convicted of the first-degree misdemeanors, he could face up to six months in the Huron County Jail and a $1,000 maximum fine on each charge.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
WILLARD - A Willard man was flown by medical helicopter to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo after a one-vehicle crash early this morning. Brian L. Yacob, 18, of 204 Spring St., was operating a 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass, heading westbound on Townline Road 12, when troopers said he swerved to miss a deer, lost control, went off the right side of the roadway, striking a mailbox and two trees.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
Rain, rain go away. And don't come back. The Huron County Fair got its fair share of the rain late Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon.
4:58 AM Jul 26, 2010
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the eighth story in a 10-part series on the Norwalk city council races, both contested and uncontested. Don't let Norwalk city councilman Dwight Tkach's soft-spoken manner fool you.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Huron County Fair is for the children. Just look at all of the smiling faces on the midway and in the barns. But it isn't always easy. The fair can also bring with it high heat and humidity.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
By the time Doug Coletta joined the Norwalk Fire Department in 1977, firefighters were no longer using the pole to go from the upstairs bedroom to the middle of the station. Coletta, who was a part-time firefighter for his first six years, said the department stopped using the pole because of sprained ankles.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
It was hot Wednesday at the Huron County Fair and not just with the temperature. It was kids' day and veterans' day and the fairgrounds were hopping.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
The weather held off for the first three classes of an Ohio State Tractor Pullers Association event Wednesday night in at the Huron County Fair. Rain washed out competition in the Super Farm Tractor and Pro Stock Semi Divisions.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
sseitz@norwalkreflector.com EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the ninth story in a 10-part series involving Norwalk city council races, both contested and uncontested. East Main Street resident Harry Brady has decided to run for Norwalk city council. Brady, a Republican, will square off against at-large opponents Shane Penrose, Jim Graves, Dwight Tkach and Steve Euton.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
They are the best of friends. On Tuesday night, they became even closer. Judges crowned Justin Roth and Kristen Conger king and queen, Emily Zeller first attendant to the queen Cassie Corrigan second attendant to the queen, and Nick Nay first attendant to the king.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Huron County commissioners brought their message to the people Wednesday morning. More specifically, the board held its meeting at the Huron County Fair's heritage area.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
EDITOR'S NOTE - This is the seventh part in a 10-part series on the Norwalk city council races, both contested and uncontested. Shane Penrose enjoys the challenge of being a Norwalk city council member.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
WILLARD - It's been a hot time in the City of Blossoms. Unfortunately, that hot time hasn't had to do with summertime temperatures, but rather criminal activity. Willard residents and employees have been the victims of attempted vehicle arsons.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
For Nancy Schaffer, ice was more than nice on Monday. It was a business saver.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
COLUMBUS - The state Highway Patrol announced today that troopers averaged more than 15 drug arrests each day through July of this year. The total drug arrests made by state troopers through July of this year were up three percent over the same period of time last year. Through July of this year troopers made 3,379 drug arrests, and in the process seized more than 280,000 grams worth nearly $11 million.
4:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
COLUMBUS - Sgt. Richard P. Reeder, of the state Highway Patrol's Sandusky post, has transferred to the public affairs unit to temporarily serve as a patrol spokesman as part of a 90-day program. A 1994 Plymouth High School graduate, Reeder joined the patrol in April 1998 as a member of the 131st Academy Class. He was commissioned that October and assigned to the Norwalk post.