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Phil Dirt and the Dozers are returning to Norwalk. The musical group will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 19 at the Ernsthausen Performing Arts Center as the first of a series of fundraisers Senior Enrichment Services will hold.
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New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C. all are destinations for area students this spring as they learn to combine their education with experiences very different from what they see at home. Lura Magi, art teacher at Norwalk High School, said the spring break trip her Art Club students are on now is a "cultural arts tour to capture the flavor of Chicago" that will have it all art, music, drama, dining and fun. The group left today and returns Saturday. They will see more than just art museums since Magi plans to steep them in the culture and history of the city. The group of 41 students and 13 chaperones are seeing the traditional art objectives Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Cultural Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art but their trip also includes an architectural tour of Chicago and a visit to the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.
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"One thing we seem to get mostly right in our country is freedom of religion and the practice thereof,' reported CCC's philosopher who is often handy with the day's first thought. "Most of us can recall stories of prisoners suing their government because while incarcerated, they aren't getting some special adjustment such as food or clothing which their religion requires.' "Some of us also get a little bent about certain holidays if we direct a common greeting like ‘Merry Christmas' toward folks of certain faiths who prefer other greetings or perhaps, none at all,' responded the historian.
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A major records preservation project is underway in Huron County. At least, I feel it is major since I instigated it and have been the "chief cook and bottle washer' in seeing it carried out in cooperation with Huron County Probate Judge Timothy Cardwell. For more than 30 years I have been aware that more than 900 very early probate estate files existed in Huron County. The earliest date from 1815 when our county's legal system began functioning independently. Before that year our county was attached to Cuyahoga for legal purposes.
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AMBOY, Wash. - A tattered, half-buried parachute unearthed by kids had D.B. Cooper country chattering Wednesday over the fate of the skyjacker, who leapt from a plane 36 years ago and into the lore of the Pacific Northwest. While the FBI investigates whether the fabric came from the world's only unsolved skyjacking, the discovery re-energized a legend in the southwestern Washington woods where Cooper may have landed, and where time has helped turn him into a folk hero.
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Do you know someone 55 or older who deserves recognition for their outstanding volunteerism and contributions to their community, family and friends? Let Senior Enrichment Services consider them for the 2008 "Senior of the Year" award. Since 2001, an independent panel of judges from throughout the county have selected the recipients of this prestigious award based on the giving and caring deeds they read about on the nomination forms. This year's honoree will be announced during the 7th annual Senior Celebration being held May 15 at the Huron County Fairgrounds. Nomination applications are available now at the Senior Enrichment Centers in both Norwalk and Willard as well as many area businesses.
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"Sir" is a regular part of 14-year-old Jonathon Smith's vocabulary. He feels he keeps out of trouble and is more outgoing. Fellow 14-year-old Greg Iseman said he believes in himself, and has found other ways to occupy his time than video games all day.
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A forensic psychiatrist believes defendant Rodney Dalton would not be a threat to the community if he were granted a conditional release from a mental hospital. Dr. Robert Karp, of Northcoast Behavioral Health Center, said Dalton doesn't meet the current standard for having anti-social personality disorder, part of his 2004 bipolar disorder diagnosis. Karp testified for Dalton's defense attorney Wednesday and has overseen the former Wakeman resident's care since late June.
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COLUMBUS - Monroeville High School football coach Steve Ringholz will be one of six coaches inducted into the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame this year. The event will take place at the OHSFCA board of directors meeting and Hall of Fame banquet April 18 in conjunction with The Ohio State University clinic.
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A $5,000 offense netted defendant and former police officer Robert A. Wolfkill two years of probation. If he pays the restitution to a local funeral home per the victim's wishes within a week, Visiting Common Pleas Judge Judith Cross will keep Wolfkill on six months of community control sanctions. The Milan resident is scheduled to report to the Huron County Jail on April 4 to serve a 10-day sentence with work release privileges.
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WILLARD - His arm was a cannon which could gun a runner down with a perfect strike from center field to home plate. In his rookie season, he hit 31 home runs, earning Rookie of the Year honors.
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Summit Motorsports Park was named "Drag Strip of the Year' in the ninth annual Dot Com Awards from CompetitionPlus.com, a Web site serving the drag racing community. Nearly 20,000 individuals submitted votes and Summit Motorsports Park emerged on top. The Web site said in part, "A longtime staple of the IHRA drag strip community, the former Norwalk Raceway Park converted to NHRA sanction and even though the facility was incredible before, it became even more so during their inaugural NHRA POWERade event in June 2007.'
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MONROEVILLE - If you drive a vehicle weighing more than 7,500 pounds, you could face some parking restrictions within the village. Monroeville Village council is considering an ordinance that would prohibit "large truck parking" on the street and within the public right-of-way in any residential district.
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CLARKSFIELD - Authorities are investigating an apparent botched theft attempt that caused fires which damaged a township grader and destroyed the suspect's car. The suspect, a Clarksfield Township resident whom authorities are not naming, apparently went to the township hall in the predawn hours Tuesday to steal gasoline from the grader, said Sgt. Annette McLaughlin of the Huron County Sheriff's Office.
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SHILOH - Mary Keesy was taken to MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital shortly after 11 a.m. Monday, after a bullet from a .22-caliber rifle struck the top of her head. The 71-year-old Keesy said she feels lucky to be alive.
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TOLEDO - A Norwalk man was sentenced to 12 years in a federal prison Monday in the western division of the U.S. District Court, Northern Division of Ohio.
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NORTH FAIRFIELD Spring on into the North Fairfield Public Library and check out all the events on the schedule. At 1 p.m. April 5, the library will host a Princess Party. Girls, come dressed up and make a tiara, gilded picture frame and sparkly jewelry. You also can learn a few etiquette tips during the tea and cookie time. Prince Charming also will be available for pictures. Like to dance? Join the library for Dance Dance Revolution at 4 p.m. April 8. Family movie day will be at 12:30 p.m. April 12 with the showing of Alvin and the Chipmunks. This movie is 1 hour and 32 minutes long and is rated PG. The library will provide the popcorn and fun, you may bring a drink with twist-on lid.
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Suspects in two unrelated heroin cases were arraigned this week in Huron County Common Pleas Court. Sheri L. Rister, 28, of 118 Spring St., Willard, faces a June 12 trial on possession of heroin. Huron County Prosecutor Russell Leffler said Rister, known locally as "Big Sheri," is accused of bringing 70 balloons of heroin from Columbus on a nearly daily basis and was caught with several of the doses. "We've been collecting information on her for quite some time," Huron County Sheriff's Sgt. Annette McLaughlin said.
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More than $5,000 of tools and prize packages will be given away at Tool Time from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the St. Paul Convocation Center. A $5 admission ticket, available at the door, will serve as entry into numerous prize drawings and get visitors a lunch of brats and beer or pop. In only it's fourth year, the event is the largest annual fundraiser for the United Fund. All money raised goes directly to the United Fund to support local organizations.
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1st photo- L-R Gary Bauer- Justin's 4-H advisor and Huron County Commissioner and Bonnie Malone Huron County 4-H extension coordinator- congratulate Justin Roth who won the Ohio 4-H Photography Achievement award. Local teenager Justin Roth has won the Ohio 4-H photography achievement award. He will receive the honor June 3 at the Ohio 4-H Youth recognition banquet, along with the other 23 category achievement winners and some 22, 4-H scholarship winners. The banquet will take place at the new Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Roth will also be honored at the national level from Nov. 28 through Dec. 2 in Atlanta. The honor entitles Roth to be a part of a week-long National 4-H "Club Congress" as an Ohio delegate, while in Atlanta. He will meet and work with other 4-H members from all over the nation, while at the club congress.