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HIGHWAY PATROL Charles D. Humes, 75, of 2045 County Road 302, Bellevue, was charged with driving under the influence and failure to yield the right-of-way in connection with a Nov. 16 accident at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Prairie Road. He was heading south on Prairie Road when he failed to yield at the stop sign and hit the vehicle driven by Molly E. Owens, 17, of Ashland. Humes' van and the car stopped in the U.S. 20 median. David A. Lichtle II, 18, of 4445 River Road, was charged with failure to control Thursday after he went off the right side of Hill Road and hit a ditch. The following motorists hit deer Friday: David C. Setzler, 49, of Clyde, on Ohio 303; and Patricia L. Gullett, 43m of 1941 Skinner Road, Plymouth, on Townline Road 12.
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sseitz@norwalkreflector.com The Main Street School Parent-Teacher Organization was cooking with a cause Friday night. This year marks the fourth annual Main Street PTO cookie walk and holiday alley. All kinds of holiday treats will be available for $5 per pound and customers will be able to choose their own assortment. There will also be pumpkin rolls, fudge, candy and cinnamon rolls that will be priced individually. For every $20 spent you will receive a free ticket for the door prize raffle. New for the 2007 holiday alley is a make-and-take craft area for children of all ages where you will be able to make craft gifts for a small fee. All the proceeds from the craft area will go to a local charity.
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WILLARD - Still looking for the Nintendo Wii? Willard Healthcare Center will be raffling off the must-have Christmas gift of the year. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and available until Thursday. The drawing will be held Friday and all proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association in honor of the Memory Care Unit at Willard Healthcare Center. Willard Healthcare Center has a team in the Memory Walk named the ‘Jewels of Kaleidoscope Lane' and all year, donations are generated through fundraising efforts.
6:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Norwalk Friends of the Library will hold its last membership meeting for the year at Sheri's Coffee House at 4 p.m. to celebrate a successful year. Lorraine Shaw, acting president, will be presenting several ideas for next year to the membership as well as going over program highlights.
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2 sticks butter 1 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 pound powdered sugar 12 oz. chocolate chips
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Lissa Bockrath didn't know what she wanted to paint for her current exhibit - even as the 1990 St. Paul High School graduate was painting. For her new showcase of work, Bockrath employed a method called stream of consciousness. She simply let the paint inspire her direction.
6:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON The Safety Forces Banquet Saturday evening at the Hileman Building focused on Roger Harner and his many years of service to the community. Harner was named Firefighter of the Year for his 50 years on the department, where he now serves as assistant chief.
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HURON - Edith Horton's volunteer work is golden, say the officers of Firelands Habitat for Humanity. The area chapter for the nonprofit organization awarded Horton, of Norwalk, the Golden Hammer Award at Wednesday night's annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet.
6:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Candidates might pledge to run clean campaigns, but national Democratic and Republican groups don't have to honor those promises. So the 5th district congressional race between Democrat Robin Weirauch and Republican Robert Latta has turned ugly. A special election will decide the race Tuesday.
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MILAN - A medical helicopter flew a Milan motorist to a Toledo hospital after a one-vehicle crash on Ohio 13 early Saturday morning. Ryan T. Tinnel, 20, of 1312 Horn Road, was trapped in his 2007 Mazda MX-3 and had to be freed using the Jaws of Life. Troopers with the Sandusky post of the state Highway Patrol suspect alcohol was a factor in the crash that remains under investigation.
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AVERY - The snow was blowing sideways and the roads were slick, but it didn't stop 11 members of the Norwalk Railroad Retirees Club from meeting Wednesday at Maw's Place in Avery. The group of former railroaders meets each month at the restaurant.
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Week of Dec. 10 to 14 (All meals served with milk)
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akrause@norwalkreflector.com HURON Edith Horton's volunteer work is golden, say the officers of Firelands Habitat for Humanity. The area chapter for the nonprofit organization awarded Horton, of Norwalk, the Golden Hammer Award at Wednesday night's annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet. Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. It seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a a matter of conscience and action.
6:40 PM Jul 25, 2010
Dec. 10, 1912 The top stories in The Evening Herald on this date 95 years ago: Arm mangled in corn shredder The corn shredder claimed its first victim in Huron County this season, Saturday, the victim being Fred Purcell, who lives in the German settlement in Peru Township.
6:40 PM Jul 25, 2010
mlboose@norwalkreflector.com Candidates might pledge to run clean campaigns, but national Democratic and Republican groups don't have to honor those promises. So the 5th district congressional race between Democrat Robin Weirauch and Republican Robert Latta has turned ugly. A special election will decide the race Tuesday. Weirauch publicly chided her Republican opponent Robert Latta for dirty tactics in the primary and made political hay over his refusal to sign a clean campaign pledge.
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MILAN A state trooper and the Pennsylvania driver who hit his cruiser early Friday morning refused treatment for minor injuries after an Ohio Turnpike collision. Trooper Ken Grier of the state Highway Patrol's Milan post was sitting in his car facing south in the crossover with his headlights activated while monitoring eastbound traffic. Sarah N. Powers, 20, said she fell asleep while going about 70 mph heading west near milepost 119. Troopers said the woman's 1990 Buick Lesabre went off the left side of the road and hit Grier's cruiser and a concrete barrier. The incident happened about 3:10 a.m. The Buick sustained severe damage while the patrol cruiser, a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria, had heavy rear end damage. Troopers had both cars towed from the scene.
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DEC. 8, 1941 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 66 years ago: U.S. declares war on Japanese WASHINGTON, (UPI) Congress today proclaimed existence of a state of war between the United States and the Japanese empire 33 minutes after the dramatic moment when President Roosevelt stood before a joint session to pledge that we will triumph "So help us, God."
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Republican Robert Latta plans to focus on four issues for the 5th district - jobs, taxes, government spending and a 10-year plan to get the U.S. to energy independence. "The first three tie together,' he said Thursday in an interview at the Eagles Club in Norwalk. Latta met with more than 70 local residents at the annual McKinley Club dinner.
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Winter has hit the Firelands area. The Huron County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) reminds all citizens to take the time to be prepared and protected in the event of severe winter weather. "We just try to warn people to get prepared the best they can,' EMA Director Bill Ommert said. "Winter is a beautiful time with all the scenery, but I know what it causes.'
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Dec. 7, 1912 The top stories in The Evening Herald on this date 95 years ago:
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n Castalia Congregational CASTALIA - This church will hold a fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. today. The proceeds will go to 4 Paws for Ability. Hot dogs, chili, bake sale and raffle will all be part of the event. The fundraiser will help Nicholas Fish to obtain a service dog.