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The former bookkeeper of a rural Norwalk church was ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution Tuesday for embezzling money for three years. Glen D. Merritt Jr., 35, of Turkey Creek, Ky., pleaded guilty April 28 to attempted grand theft for the incidents between May 2004 through May 2007 involving Reigning Word Fellowship Church.
10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
BY DON HOHLER Reflector Sportswriter mgreco@norwalkreflector.com MANSFIELD Local senior professional Gary Wilkins finished birdie-birdie to pass Cleveland pro Mark Writtendorf with two holes left to win his second Northern Ohio PGA Senior's event in 2008. His 1-under par 71 gave him a one shot win over Shaker Heights professional Tom Fussaro.
10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
Ohio Lending Network, LLC, has gone out of business. Anyone with questions regarding this business can send inquiries to Ohio Lending Network, P.O. Box 389, Wellington, Ohio 44090.
10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
There is no connection with the recent salmonella outbreak linked to three types of tomatoes and the salmonella outbreak last month at the Casa Fiesta restaurant in Norwalk. "This is totally unrelated to the salmonella case we had here,' said Tim Hollinger, director of the Huron County General Health District.
10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
Captain James Bracken, the Republican candidate for Huron County Sheriff, is holding a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Norwalk National Guard Armory, 400 West Main Street. The public is invited for a $7 donation. "This is just an opportunity for people who haven't met me to get to know me," Bracken said, adding that he will discuss any issues that people have questions about. He said he decided to hold the fundraiser at the armory, beside the Norwalk Legion, because his two sons recently joined the National Guard and are now training at Fort Benning, Ga.
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Two more arrests were made Wednesday in connection with the stolen car that caught fire along the western edge of the New London Reservoir earlier this week. Co-defendants Brandon J. Morrison, 19, of Ashland, and Ryan E. Frydrychowski, 18, of Mansfield, were expected to have a bond hearing this morning in Norwalk Municipal Court on a charge of receiving stolen property. Morrison's first cousin, Alan Morrison Jr., 19, of 343 Ohio 60, Greenwich, remains in custody at the Huron County Jail on grand theft of an automobile. He has been unable to post 10 percent of a $5,000 bond.
10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
SHILOH - It was just too important to tear down. Just too many memories. The old Shiloh Elementary School will not be torn down, thanks to the efforts of Mayor Christine Donnersbach, Shirley Reeder and other concerned citizens.
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cashby@norwalkreflector.com With an increase in the value of scrap metal comes more criminal behavior. "It's driving me crazy. I've been pretty successful with catching some bad people," said Steve Lichtcsein, the manager of Norwalk Waste Materials Co. Lichtcsein prides himself on the family-run business making great efforts to work with the Huron County Sheriff's Office and all the police departments to catch criminals selling scrap material. The business subscribes to a national scrap theft system via the Internet that provides regional updates, often with pictures of the suspects and the material.
10:58 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - The third annual Dam Festival will take place June 20 to 22 at Marsh Field in Monroeville. The event features a beer court, kids' zone and bounce houses, putt putt golf, clowns, mud volleyball, softball/corn hole and horse shoe tournaments, 3-point basketball shoot out, dunk tank as well as vendor and local festival food. Register for all events at the village office.
10:57 PM Jul 25, 2010
Bsy AARON KRAUSE Reflector Staff Writer akrause@norwalkreflector.com A year or so after complete strangers shut down Mike Moore's small business for two days, he has peace of mind, knowing it most likely won't happen again.
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cashby@norwalkreflector.com A former Las Vegas resident is accused of breaking into his deceased grandmother's Monroeville home. Christopher J. Tyler, 21, most recently of 125 Monroe St., Monroeville, has denied taking anything during the Wednesday night incident on Hollister Street, Monroeville Police Capt. Jim Bond said. The officer is still trying to determine if anything was stolen. The house has been empty after Tyler's grandmother died in February.
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JUNE 11, 1910 The top stories in The Daily Reflector on this date 98 years ago: Their schools days are over With the commencement exercises held in the Gilger Theatre Friday evening, the members of the class of 1910, composed of nineteen young women and thirteen young men, bade farewell to public school life. The class was the fiftieth one to graduate form the Norwalk High School.
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JUNE 13, 1910 The top stories in The Daily Reflector on this date 98 years ago:
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There's an unwritten policy in Hollywood against aging. But if one has to age, one should do so gracefully and never look one's true age. Harrison Ford, 65, has done just that with "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.' A few more wrinkles and gray stubble look good on the adventuring archaeologist's unshaven face. Judging from the way Jones puts on his classic fedora after it comes off early in the film, he means business.
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Music will be drifting through the air on Wednesday nights this summer. Veteran's Memorial Lake Park in Norwalk will be hosting free concerts on Wednesdays.
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"As we go on, we remember All the times we, had together
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WILLARD - Hundreds of people waited in the sweltering heat for 139 Willard High School students to achieve their goal 2008 graduation. The graduates got their precious diplomas and are now looking forward to their future with 54 percent headed to four-year colleges, 23 percent going to two-year programs, 7 percent entering the military and others joining the workforce.
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NEW LONDON - Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson did not attend the New London High School graduation Sunday afternoon, but the words and ideas of both were present. The class's motto, "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail," originated with Emerson and formed the basis for Salutatorian Alayna Ruggles' speech.
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MONROEVILLE - "It's finally our turn." Those words from Monroeville High School senior Leanne Wilhelm seemed to properly summarize the feeling at Sunday afternoon's MHS commencement.
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GREENWICH - Tick...tick...tick. Shh...listen.
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