9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
cashby@norwalkreflector.com A Bellevue man was sentenced Tuesday to one year in prison for transactions involving two different drugs. Ryan L. Rang, 23, of 103F Thomas Drive, was given one year behind bars for one count each of attempted trafficking in Oxycodone and trafficking in marijuana, but will serve the sentences at the same time. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway also fined Rang $250 on each case and ordered him to pay $195 in restitution to the Norwalk Police Department. Detective Sgt. Todd Temple said a confidential informant bought marijuana and 14 Oxycodone pills from Rang during two Feb. 19, 2007 transactions.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
HURON - The Firelands branch of Bowling Green State University will host Native American dancers Wednesday as part of the school's annual diversity celebration. The Cleveland American Indian Education Center will present a performance at 6 p.m. in the central lounge, also known as "the pit." Visitors should use parking lot A.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
The 15th annual Lake Erie Wing Watch Weekend returns to BGSU Firelands College in Huron April 11 to 13. This weekend of educational and entertaining activities for birding enthusiasts is a cooperative effort sponsored by the Erie and Ottawa counties' visitor and convention bureaus, and county, state, and private conservation organizations.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
Major, a 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, is safe at home today thanks to the efforts of owners Tracy and Rick Quillen, as well as Beth Bryant, who noticed the dog hanging around her property. The Quillens also give the Norwalk Reflector credit for the safe return of Major because Bryant called the family after a relative told her about a newspaper advertisement regarding Major.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
Reta Stark, 71, was surprised to learn she was nominated for the Norwalk Reflector's Citizen of the Year award. Imagine how surprised she will be to learn she's won.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
Huron County won't lose just one Sutherland when Sheriff Richard Sutherland retires at the end of the year. His twin brother, Chief Deputy Bob Sutherland, is also calling it quits. While Richard looks forward to relaxing - at least at first - and not working under the county's timetable, Bob will be doing a lot of traveling during his retirement.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk schools have recalled taco meat and hamburger patties in refrigeration, but those items will never be served to students and will disposed of according to government requirements. Undercover video taken at the Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. of Chino, Calif., shows workers shocking, kicking and shoving debilitated cattle with forklifts, prompting the government to pull 143 million pounds of the company's beef - including that at Norwalk schools.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
CLEVELAND - Two of the occupants in a U.S. 6 fatal crash early Sunday morning are in stable condition at MetroHealth Medical Center. Marisa A. Roberts, 19, of 4936 Ohio 601, was listed in critical condition as of Sunday. She initially went to Firelands Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. A medical helicopter later transferred her to MetroHealth.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - Jeff Danhoff glanced at his business' recent water and sewer bill: $5,000. Something had to be wrong, and there was: Malfunctioning equipment caused the water at Flash's Country Car Wash to seep into the sewer system, and continue to flow into it for an undetermined period of time.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
Drainage problems were the focus of public participation again at Norwalk Council Tuesday night. Dana Binting told council that her mother's property on Wedgewood Drive was flooded recently and she believed the problem wasn't rain water, but drainage problems with the nearby retention pond. Beverley Neel, Binting's mother, said before the meeting she knew the city added an 8-inch pipe to drain the retention pond after the flooding in June 2006, but she still has problems.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
FEB. 19, 1916 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 92 years ago:
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FEB. 20, 1916 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 92 years ago:
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Feb. 20, 1916 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 92 years ago:
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NORWALK FIRE n Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 5:52 a.m. today at 36 Westwind Drive. Returned to station at 6:05.
9:13 PM Jul 25, 2010
Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul in the Republican Party state primaries and caucuses to date has received about 4 percent of the Republican votes. That is shameful for Republicans. Paul is the only Republican candidate for president who, if elected president, advocates an agenda and program that reduces drastically our federal spending and national debt which in the last seven years has mushroomed from $5 trillion to about $10 trillion; $1 trillion is one thousand billions. Soon you're talking real amounts of money.
9:12 PM Jul 25, 2010
A loved one held Gwen M. Herber in his arms in the upstairs hallway of the Huron County Courthouse. Tears streamed down her cheeks. Her eyes were red. She didn't want to discuss the criminal case in which authorities believe her 10-month-old son died Feb. 24 of injuries associated with shaken baby syndrome. Defendant Jeffrey A. Resor, 26, of 3 Jonathon Lane Drive, is accused of shaking Donavan Lykins to death while baby-sitting that day for Herber, his then-girlfriend. The boy died at Akron Children's Hospital. Resor faces an April 14 trial on one count each of murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment.
9:12 PM Jul 25, 2010
CLEVELAND - Enter a playground of 1,000 new vehicles, concepts, tuners, classics and all new interactive ride and drive exhibits at the 2008 Cleveland Auto Show presented by AutoTrader.com. The show runs nine days from Saturday to Sunday at the I-X Center.
9:12 PM Jul 25, 2010
Weston Boose, a senior at St. Paul High School, has been accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point after receiving nominations by both Ohio senators. Boose, 18, is the son of Terry and Mary Lisa Boose of Norwalk Township.
9:12 PM Jul 25, 2010
Bad news - temporarily - for employees. Good news for the city. PIPO - Plastics In, Plastics Out - has laid off 20 employees for one to two weeks to install new equipment in an Ontario Street factory.
9:12 PM Jul 25, 2010
CLEVELAND - Enter a playground of 1,000 new vehicles, concepts, tuners, classics and all new interactive ride and drive exhibits at the 2008 Cleveland Auto Show presented by AutoTrader.com. The show runs nine days from Saturday to Sunday at the I-X Center. Here are some 2008 highlights and special attractions: