7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
Dustin Bajerski loved art and was very talented. Bajerski, a junior from Monroeville High School who attended classes at EHOVE Career Center, was killed this morning when the car he was riding in collided with a truck at the intersection of Strecker and Kelley roads in Erie County. Lynn Haab, Bajerski's mother, was driving the car. She and the truck driver from Zeiter's Trucking in Norwalk both were taken to Fisher-Titus Medical Center. Their conditions were not available this afternoon.
7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
cashby@norwalkreflector.com A Norwalk rape suspect must post a $50,000 bond before being released from the Huron County Jail. Prosecutors filed the first-degree felony Monday against Timothy M. Adkins, 24, of 59 1/2 Linwood Ave., in connection with an early Saturday morning incident. If convicted, the suspect faces three to 10 years in prison and a maximum fine of $20,000. About 3:40 a.m., a Harkness Street resident was awakened by a 30-year-old Chatham Street woman who said there was an undisclosed disturbance at her home, Norwalk Police Officer Kenneth Stiert wrote in his report.
7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
Evidence in the ongoing investigation of former Huron County Sheriff's Detective Matthew S. Spencer has been submitted to the Ohio Bureau of Identification and Investigation (BCI&I). But authorities are staying mum on what that evidence might be. BCI&I spokeswoman Jennifer Brindisi said she would be committing a felony if she commented on it. "We are still actively investigating this case, so I can't provide any further information," she said. "It's still open and active. I don't have a timeline on when we'll wrap up."
7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
AVERY - An EHOVE Career Center student from Monroeville High School was killed this morning as his mother was driving him to school. A tractor-trailer heading west on Strecker Road hit a car heading north on Kelley Road. Dustin Bajerski, of rural Bellevue, was pronounced dead at the scene. Bajerski's mother, Lynn Haab, and the truck driver were injured, and both were taken to Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk.
7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Norwalk Police Department is investigating the suspected rape of a 30-year-old Chatham Street woman early Saturday morning. A Harkness Street resident reported being awakened about 3:40 a.m. by his neighbor who said there was a disturbance at her home, Officer Kenneth Stiert wrote in his report. No further details were available because Stiert's report was incomplete as of this morning.
7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
Republican Robert Latta has won the race to fill the congressional seat left open by fellow Republican Paul Gillmor, who died unexpectedly in September after a fall in his Washington home. With all of the precincts reporting in the race involving 17 counties, including Huron County, Latta received 56,367 votes (56.87 percent), while Democrat Robin Weirauch received 42,563 (42.95 percent) and Independent John Green 180 (0.18 percent), according to unofficial results provided from the Ohio Secretary of State's office. The results must be certified later this month before they become official.
7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
mlboose@norwalkreflector.com Looking for a unique gift for the person who has everything? A local store features handcrafted gifts from this area and foreign countries with the bonus of helping families from Norwalk to Asia. The Added Gift, 124 Cleveland Road in back of the Ministry for Successful Relationships building, sells items from local crafters and also crafters from third world countries. "This helps families here and around the world," said Diana Salsberry, volunteer for the shop. International crafts are available through Ten Thousand Villages. Salsberry said that charitable organization opens up world-wide markets to poor villages in third world countries.
7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Norwalk Hispanic community took over Main Street Sunday with its celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It starts in front of the Huron County Courthouse and precedes to St. Paul Catholic Church. The rosary is recited as the group processes down Main Street. After the arrival of the torch and the re-enactment of the apparitions, Mass and a Mexican dinner follow.
7:00 PM Jul 25, 2010
Fisher-Titus Medical Center threw a birthday bash Sunday and invited the community to help celebrate 50 years of community health care. About 400 people attended the event.
6:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
Dec. 11, 1912 The top stories in The Evening Herald on this date 95 years ago:
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DEC. 12, 1941 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 66 years ago:
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WILLARD - Paul Gase, the high school's director of counseling and assessment, encouraged school board members Monday to establish guidelines for grading procedures for next school year. After giving board members a PowerPoint presentation about assessment focus and goals, Gase suggested these guidelines:
6:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
Below you will find an index of stories relating to the upcoming special election to fill the late Rep. Paul Gillmor's seat. This page will be updated continuously through the election. Buehrer hoping to succeed Gillmor - Oct. 12, 2007
6:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL n Gloria J. Cox, 62, of 70F W. Chestnut St., hit a deer Monday on Whittlesey Avenue.
6:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
Navy Seaman Recruit Daniel J. Morgan, son of Cathy A. Leal of Sandusky and Kenneth L. Morgan of Milan recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Morgan completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.
6:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
Voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide who will represent the area in Washington, but many expect a low turnout. Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
6:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Kelly Anatra scored 23 points and Katie Sinclair added 11 more to lead the Lady Spartans past St. Paul 55-40 Saturday at the convocation center. Jessica Harvey had 12 points for the Lady Flyers, while Megan Stein tallied nine and Emily Rospert totaled seven.
6:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
CUYAHOGA FALLS - Monroeville's wrestling team started off the season over the weekend with a bang. The Eagles finished fifth overall and had three champions at the Walsh Jesuit Ironman Invitational.
6:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
MILAN - The Truckers came on strong down the stretch. Joshua Cook, Andrew Williams and Jared Torrence all came up with wins in the final three championship bouts Saturday, helping Norwalk pull away from Garfield Heights and claim the title at the 44th annual Edison Invitational.
6:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Derek Chaffins poured in 23 points as New London topped Seneca East 70-45 Saturday for a non-league boys' basketball win. The Wildcats, 3-1 overall, are scheduled to play Friday at Mapleton.
6:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
St. Paul's swimming teams hosted a quad Saturday at the Ernsthausen Aquatic Center. The girls' team finished third with 26 points, behind winner Bucyrus at 76 and St. Peter 60 and ahead of Mapleton with eight.