2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
A "Rapid Response Session' for individuals who have been laid off from American Coating Specialists (ACS) will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday in the conference room of Huron County Department of Job and Family Services. The purpose of the meeting is to give the displaced employees information about insurance options, food assistance, Medicaid and other resources.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
Everyone's a winner when it comes to 4-H. That's the message Norwalk High School sophomore Caleigh Ott delivered Tuesday afternoon to Maplehurst Elementary third- and fourth-graders.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
Self sufficiency can be a useful attribute in hard economic times. With that in mind, the Huron County Master Gardeners will present a Spring Fling Preparation Seminar on tool sharpening and maintenance, pruning and seed starting from 9 a.m. to noon March 21. Master Gardener volunteers will present the topics in the basement of the Huron County administration building.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Huron County Development Council (HCDC) has announced that T. Alex Beres has accepted the position of economic development director. As the economic development director, Beres will work collaboratively with community leaders, and develop and direct economic development programming for the purpose of retaining and expanding existing businesses. He will also work to attract new businesses and assist to secure state and federal grants and funding. "I am looking forward to bringing my hard work ethic and passion back home to keep our community vibrant and competitive," Beres said. "I believe in the principle that to truly revitalize an area it needs to be done by members of the community. I recognize the difficulties that lay ahead for the area and more than anyone I am determined to see us make it through these tough times."
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Huron County Sheriff's Office is investigating at least one shot being fired during suspected gang-related activity over the weekend in the Rustic Hills Mobile Home Park. Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call just before 8 p.m. Saturday about a "gang of boys" whom the caller accused of stopping in a blue vehicle and threatening his 16-year-old son, Maj. Greg Englund said. The suspects fled heading south on U.S. 250. The sheriff's office also got eight calls after the initial 9-1-1 call from residents who heard shots being fired.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com "Don't worry mom; I'll be OK." These were words spoken by 15-year-old Norwalk leukemia patient Cory Martin to his mother. They were brave words, considering the teenager's condition.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
MONROEVILLE - The last match of the Firelands Challenge finals round Tuesday carried all the feeling of a high-stakes sports contest. Monroeville's mascot paraded around the elementary school gymnasium.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Willard woman won a new car as party of the Lucky Ducky fundraiser. On Feb. 27, more than 700 competitors gathered for what has been billed as the largest race of its kind in the United States. Thousands of yellow rubber ducks floated down Kalahari Waterpark Resort's indoor river, competing for the forth annual Rubber Duck Derby title. The Duck Derby is a fund-raising event benefitting the Sandusky Main Street Association and the United Way of Erie County, this year raising $90,000.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
If Tanner Murray took a problem-solving class, her teacher would be proud. The Norwalk Middle School seventh-grader identified a problem, came up with a plan, implemented it and saw it through.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
David Lee Roth, in the classic Van Halen song, sings: "You might as well jump." The Huron County Commissioners and jail administrator are saying: Not on our watch. The commissioners approved a resolution Thursday to have fencing installed to keep Huron County Jail inmates from purposefully jumping from balconies in the pods.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
MONROEVILLE - The recent Monroeville-St. Paul boys' basketball game was extra special. Not only were the senior Eagle boys' basketball players and cheerleaders recognized, but the packed house took time to honor Monroeville senior Katie Drown, who has been singing the national anthem at home events for several years.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
WILLARD - A Willard woman remains in custody after authorities seized 63 balloons of heroin worth about $1,800 during a traffic stop Friday. Willard Police Chief Joe Daniel called the amount of drugs "pretty significant." The suspected heroin will be sent to the METRICH crime lab at the Mansfield Police Department for analysis.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
CLEVELAND - A Wakeman woman and the driver of a motorcycle in remain hospitalized after Sunday's crash in Florence Township. Cynthia J. Jenkins, 45, of 5810 U.S. 20 Lot 91, was in stable condition as of Monday at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, said troopers with the state Highway Patrol's Sandusky post. A hospital spokeswoman said Monday afternoon the patient was in a "regular room," but she had no condition report available.
2:42 AM Jul 26, 2010
The last match of the Firelands Challenge finals round today carried all the feeling of a high-stakes sports contest. Monroeville's mascot paraded around the school's elementary gymnasium.
2:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
The case of a Norwalk man who ripped the skin off a man's left arm has been transferred to Huron County Common Pleas Court so it can be presented to a grand jury. Dwight L. Druckemiller, 37, of 185 W. Main St., Apt. 11B, was charged with felonious assault in connection with a Feb. 27 incident on Hickory Street. If convicted, he faces two to eight years in prison.
2:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
If you like water today appears to be your day. Fresh off 2.36 inches of rain over the weekend in Norwalk, the Firelands area is readying itself to get dumped on again.
2:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
C.J. Livengood is not your typical candidate to play a leading role in a high school production. He's only a freshman.
2:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
AVERY- Jeremy M. Wetzel's former senior auto body instructor at EHOVE Career Center clearly remembers his student was a hard worker with a "real talent." "He was a great kid. He was a leader in our shop class," Jim Linder said about Wetzel, who was once student of the year.
2:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Firelands area better dry itself out quick, because Mother Nature is just getting started. The Norwalk wastewater treatment plant reported 2.36 inches of rain fell on the Maple City over the weekend.
2:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
LAND-O-LAKES, Fla. - Six children and one grandchild. Lukemia.
2:41 AM Jul 26, 2010
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Terry Boose (R-Norwalk) has advocated his support for a local family whose home was raided and searched by armed police in December.