The recent bazaar appeared to be a success. There were several vendors selling goodies, jewelry, handmade Christmas knick-knacks, jellies, jams and rock candy. Lunch was sold both days as were pies.
Musical performances slated
Sunday's performances of Curtain Call Productions' "The Nuttiest Christmas Story" have been rescheduled due to weather.
The make-up performances are at 7 p.m. today and Thursday at the Norwalk Theatre. If you had tickets for either of Sunday's performances, you can use them either day.
Harbor Life Ministries event set
Mary and her husband Jim had a dog, Lucky. Lucky was a real character. Whenever Mary and Jim had company come for a weekend visit, they would warn their friends to not leave their luggage open because Lucky would help himself to whatever struck his fancy.
Inevitably, someone would forget, and something would come up missing. Mary or Jim would go to Lucky's toy box in the basement and there the treasure would be, amid all of Lucky's favorite toys. Lucky always stashed his finds in his toy box. He was very particular that his toys stay in the box.
WILLARD - Christmas in the air at Willard Memorial Library. During the Christmas holiday season the library will be holding a raffle to help raise funds for programming in the youth services department. Patrons may purchase on raffle ticket for $1 or 6 tickets for $5. A drawing to win a staff cookbook, a DVD player, or a beautiful book tote and book will be held on Friday.
With rising gas prices, try shopping for Christmas from your computer. Not only will you save on gas but you will also help support the library. Shop online at the Willard Library's Cyber Mall at http://willardlibrary.oplin.org/mall.htm.
Lang's Body Shop, which has customers in both Huron and Erie counties, was honored Thursday by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).
Lang's has been a NFIB member since 1946, longer than any other Ohio business.
One of Firelands Rails to Trails completed projects this year was the addition of 3.25 miles west of Monroeville.
The extension is one of several plans the nonprofit organization put into place this year. It provided half of the 30 percent local match for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources grant to build the extension
Rupp's Place will get support from both the Norwalk-Huron County Chamber of Commerce and the Main Street Norwalk association at Tuesday's city council meeting.
Melissa James, head of the Chamber of Commerce, said she will ask council to reconsider objecting to renewal of the bar's liquor license.
Harbor Life Ministries, which provides homes for pregnant teenagers in the Norwalk area, has announced plans to build a new facility to house up to six girls at a time.
Karla and Doug Eberle started Harbor House as part of the ministry 17 years ago in Celina, a city of 10,000 in west-central Ohio.
ELYRIA - The big guns of Monroeville did as expected at the McNulty Invitational.
So it was up to the other guys to step up, which they did leading the Eagles to the team title at the two-day event at Elyria Catholic High School.
BELLEVUE - Edison placed sixth and St. Paul was 10th Saturday at the Bob Bailey Bellevue Wrestling Invitational.
It was the first action of the season for the Flyers, who got a late start due to the school's success in the football playoffs.
At Norwalk, the Lady Truckers hit the skids in the third quarter, allowing Tiffin Calvert to pull out a win.
Norwalk owned a 21-17 lead at the intermission, with the Mohawks going on a 16-4 spurt to grab a 33-25 lead heading into the fourth quarter,
SANDUSKY - It was more of the same at the A-Behr Classic VI.
The Margaretta girls earned their third straight championship Saturday, with host Blue Streaks making it three in a row and five of the last six boys championships Saturday at the Sandusky High pool.
The influence of the late Frances Bauer, of rural Norwalk, was so strong that Charlene Bauer uses her mother-in-law's recipe for Christmas bread to this day.
"She would make it in cans to make it look like candles,' Charlene Bauer said. "It was one my children always liked.'
The Berlin Heights Kiwanis have announced Kathryn Wallrabenstein is the October Student of the Month at Edison High School.
She has been chosen for her contributions to Edison High School and the Berlin Heights and Milan communities.
Remember when one of the sure signs that Christmas was on its way was The Salvation Army's red kettles and the sound of ringing bells on the streets?
Like most things time brings change. And instead of the kettles and bells we have red boxes and the "thank yous" of volunteers willing to give a few or many hours.