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MAY 10, 1908 The top stories in The Evening Reflector on this date 100 years ago:
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There is one commonality with all school employees negotiating their newest contracts: Insurance is a big deal. Teachers with the Norwalk City Schools have been negotiating a three-year contract. The current one started July 1, 2005 and ends June 30. It came with a 2.5 pay increase and didn't include any increase in insurance rates.
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HIGHWAY PATROL No citation was issued May 5 immediately after the collision between the vehicles driven by Rickie L. Noble, 42, of 725 S. Main St., Willard, and Jordon E. Holthouse, 76, of 4242 Postema Court, Willard, at the intersection of Walnut and Boughtonville roads. Holthouse is accused of failing to yield to Noble. A LifeFlight helicopter transported Noble and his passenger, Damian R. Noble, 11, also of 725 S. Main St., Willard, to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center with serious injuries. A relative and Willard EMS respectively transported Holthouse and his passenger, Gregory A. Spears, 29, of Shelby, to Mercy Hospital of Willard with minor injuries. No further information was available on any of the patients' conditions.
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The Willard Police Department blotter covering April 28 through May 4 had the following highlights:
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HIGHWAY PATROL Cynthia L. Christ, 44, of Woodstock, Ill., was charged with failure to control Friday after she failed to negotiate an Ohio 162 curve. Her 2007 Toyota Corolla went off the right side, hit an embankment and overturned. She wasn't transported for possible injuries.
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Doug Berry has come a long way from washing dishes in the family restaurant as an eighth-grader to accepting the "Main Street Business of the Year' for 2008 from Heritage Ohio. Berry now manages both Berry's Restaurant and The Dinky Pub and Grille with his parents, Bob and Shirley Berry. All three attended a special luncheon at Bowling Green State University Thursday to accept the award, one of nine given to businesses, cities and organizations for protecting, preserving and revitalizing Ohio's heritage.
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After Lowell Etzler has served for almost a year as interim executive director for the Huron County Job and Family Services, county commissioners have begun their search for a permanent replacement. Etzler took over from Erich Dumbeck, who resigned from head of the agency after three years that saw controversy and criticism, including court cases over a foster father stabbing a child in his care to death, the case of Michael and Sharen Gravelle having some of their 11 adopted children in cages and a sexual harassment complaint filed against Dumbeck by an employee.
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Robert "Nick" Butler has been named the new superintendent of water and wastewater treatment and will take over for Rick Brown on June 1. Butler has been assistant superintendent for a year and was hired in 1989 as a wastewater treatment operator.
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cashby@norwalkreflector.com Anytime Angie Battle's family has turkey, there's another standard fare at the table her grandmother's stuffing. "Not only at Thanksgiving, it's any time we have turkey," the Huron woman said. Battle chose the featured recipe to honor her father's mother, Opal Harless, on Mother's Day.
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Jamie Hipp, 21, never experienced starvation, malnutrition or even real hunger growing up in Norwalk. Now she's hoping to raise $1,500 so people in Third World countries won't to have to face those tragedies either.
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1/2 regular size box cornflakes 1/2 box saltine crackers (crushed)
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A Huron County grand jury indicted 10 people Friday and transferred one case to Norwalk Municipal Court. Charles L. Thomas, 31, of Lorain, was charged with six counts in connection with an April 1 incident. The charges involved trafficking cocaine, trafficking heroin and tampering with evidence.
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Ohio gasoline prices hit a record high today. Regular-grade gas is now averaging $3.66 a gallon in Ohio, according to the Daily Fuel Gauge Report from AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. That's 43 cents higher than last month.
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An analyst says annually raising stamp prices won't save the country's postal service from the significant fiscal challenges it faces. The price for a first-class stamp will rise a penny, to 42 cents, on Monday.
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MAY 8, 1959 The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:
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MAY 7, 1959 The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:
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Cindy Mclaughlin, Norwalk Catholic School teacher, has been awarded the 2007-08 Golden Apple Award by the diocese of Toledo and will receive $5,000 as part of her award. McLaughlin is in her second year of teaching the "young fives" class at NSC's Early Education Center. She also has developed the Good Shepherd religious formation program for all the students in preschool through kindergarten at the Early Childhood Center.
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SANDUSKY - Nearly 380 voices joined together to sing the familiar lyrics of "Edelweiss.' Appropriately enough, the performer leading the sing-along has a direct connection to "The Sound of Music.' Elisabeth von Trapp, the granddaughter of the famous Baron and Maria von Trapp, performed with cellist Erich Kory on Thursday night at First Presbyterian Church. That concert, including another at 7:30 p.m. tonight, has raised more than $13,000 for Care and Share of Erie County.
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NORWALK - The following people were recently convicted of crimes in Norwalk Municipal Court, Judge John Ridge presiding: Clifford J. Duff, 21, Columbus; disorderly conduct and intoxication; conviction date: Apr. 22; fine, $130; costs, $70.