10:31 PM Jul 25, 2010
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10:31 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
1/2 regular size box cornflakes 1/2 box saltine crackers (crushed)
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
MAY 8, 1959 The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
MAY 7, 1959 The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
Berry's Restaurant has been named the "Main Street Business of the Year" by Heritage Ohio. Owner Doug Berry accepted the award today at a special ceremony at Heritage Ohio's statewide conference at Bowling Green State University.
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
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.
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
Local officials hope the state Democratic Party will fill the vacant 58th district statehouse seat within a week or two. The seat became empty late last month when former Rep. Matt Barrett resigned after it was discovered he was not truthful about how photos of naked women ended up on a computer he used during a Norwalk High School civics class PowerPoint presentation.
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
MAY 12, 1908 The top stories in The Evening Herald on this date 100 years ago: Fire at Berlin Heights A dangerous fire, which for a time threatened the destruction of the entire business portion of the village, was visited upon Berlin Heights last evening. As it was four business rooms on the north side of the main street about midway of that section were consumed. The establishmets destroyed were VanThorn's and Yarrkick's sallons, Russell's bowling alley and Baker's meat market.
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - Should city administration officials or city council members have the authority to forgive uncollectable, delinquent income taxes? Council voted 6 to 1 to amend Willard's income tax ordinance, a small portion of which deals with uncollectable, delinquent income taxes. Larry Jacobs was the lone no vote, adamantly arguing that only elected officials should decide matters of finance.
10:29 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Willard man is seeking $25,000 in damages in a civil lawsuit against Casa Fiesta restaurant, alleging the Milan Avenue business served food with salmonella bacteria. In court papers filed Tuesday in Huron County Common Pleas Court, Kody Dewitt, of 612 S. Myrtle Ave., says he "became severely ill,' was hospitalized and suffered undisclosed "bodily injuries' after being a customer April 25 at Casa Fiesta. The plaintiff also says he "suffered a loss of wages and will incur additional such losses in the future' because "his earning capacity has been permanently impaired.'