An eighth-grade Norwalk Middle School student was transported to Fisher-Titus Medical Center after falling on his head in the school parking lot this morning.
"He fell on his head, but I don't know if there was internal bleeding,' Norwalk Fire Lt. Rick Perry said. "We didn't find any information about what happened.'
WILLARD - People in the Willard area Wednesday ran the gamut some already have their mind made up between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama and others said they won't make up their mind until closer to the election.
One Willard woman, Susan Richards, said it still might not be a race between the two men.
Willard High School hasn't completed statistics for class rankings yet, but the top five students all credit growing up in Willard for part of their success.
Christen Chaffins, the daughter of Greg and Deb Chaffins, said the chance to take honors, post-secondary and advanced placement courses have given her an advantage as she heads to college.
With the support of Gov. Ted Strickland, Democratic members of the Ohio House of Representatives acted unlawfully and unconscionably in the impeachment proceedings against then-Attorney General Marc Dann.
Their impeachment resolution was brought under section 24 of article II of the Ohio Constitution. This section says the House can impeach an official "for any misdemeanor in office.' Because there was no evidence that Dann had committed a misdemeanor, no authority existed to remove him from office under that standard. Bob Taft met the standard, but Dann didn't.
I enjoyed Cary Ashby's recent, full-page feature of county ice cream stands. I was also totally amazed and hugely disappointed to see that he omitted one of the best.
As far as I know, New London is still in Huron County. I never thought I'd have to be a cheerleader for my hometown, but today, I feel I can stick up for us as well as any other lifelong resident.
As many of you know, my youngest child graduated from high school this past weekend. And although it's too early to panic yet, I am almost at the point where I will have no children left at home. He leaves for college at the end of the summer.
And so, I have been trying to anticipate this next stage in my life by researching it. When I became a parent, I had lots of "how-to-parent' books. But there are no "how-to-not-parent' books.
The Norwalk-Huron County Chamber of Commerce's Antique Motorcycle Show is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on West Main Street in downtown Norwalk.
Last year's show featured some outstanding examples of Hill Climbers, Indians, a BMW many more. With cooperation from Mother Nature, we expect another grand showing of old-time bikes.
The cause of a bale fire this morning at American Excelsior Company, 180 Cleveland Road, is undetermined.
"(It was) nothing that someone caused or on purpose,' Norwalk Fire Capt. Tim Lucas said later. "It was put out pretty fast. Some of the employees tried to put it out and we put it out when we arrived.'
Norwalk Mayor Sue Lesch told council the city's Web site is being upgraded to include a community calendar for civic groups and an action line to document and track citizen concerns and complaints.
"It is going to be a more sophisticated way to get information out to the community,' Lesch said.
MONROEVILLE - The treasurer of the Monroeville Athletic Boosters has been in custody since Saturday on allegations he stole about $21,000 from the organization accounts.
Scott L. Miller, 45, of 175 North St., is accused of writing checks to himself and his business to pay off debts from his personal business, Norwalk Assistant Law Director T. Douglas Clifford said. The offenses are suspected of being committed from January through August 2007.
James L. and Myrna L. Spears or survivor to Shaun M. and Amanda E. Hill or survivor, 293 Southwest St., $38,303.
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as trustee to Destiny Ventures LLC, 134 Buckeye St., $3,000.
PLYMOUTH - A former Willard resident accused of bringing drugs from Michigan died early Sunday morning after hitting a tree in a single-vehicle crash.
Tysean S. Winfield, 27, of Shelby, was pronounced dead at the scene of the New Haven Township crash site by Plymouth paramedics. Troopers with the state Highway Patrol said Winfield, the only occupant, was wearing his seatbelt and was heading south on Ohio 61 when he went off the east side and hit a tree.
WILLARD - The city's annual free Concert in the Park series begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a performance by Rocking Chair Rangers.
The concert series will run every Tuesday, with each concert beginning at 7 p.m. The series will feature a variety of musical styles, including country, classical, bluegrass and German.
MONROEVILLE - Monroeville High School's top-five students know the future is right around the corner.
"High school started slow, but is flying by toward the end," said Nicole Ruffing, ranked first in the class of 2008.
BERLIN HEIGHTS - The Berlin Heights Marathon clerk working when a beige lock box containing about $400 was stolen Thursday night remembers seeing the two suspects beforehand.
"I have seen the girl over the 10 years I have worked at the Marathon, but I don't know her name. The boy has been in the store with her once or twice that I know of," Linda Catri told Berlin Heights Police Officer Daniel Vladiff.
WILLARD - The Willard Police Department is continuing its 40th annual child safety and drug education program for children ages 5 through 14 throughout the Willard area.
"This year we are again including Internet safety materials designed to keep children safe while exploring the world-wide net and chat rooms," Chief Joseph Daniel said. "This is fast becoming a problem that reaches into our homes."
Paul Gross was walking around in a daze, hardly believing his eyes.
As people gathered around the North Foster Street home watching as firefighters did their job, Gross could only stand there and watch with them as fire took away a huge (albeit new) part of his life.