5:23 AM Jul 26, 2010
For at least one day, 11-month-old Landen James Pasenow's family and friends will try to forget he's in the hospital They will try not to think about the fact that Landen has leukemia.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
Imagine Huron County with no jail. That may seem extreme, but with the direction the county budget is headed, one never knows.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
WAKEMAN - Beware of loud, suspicious moanings from parked sport utility vehicles. The Huron County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call at 7:39 a.m. Wednesday about someone hearing a woman moaning at the state reserve parking lot on West River Road north of Wakeman.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
BELLEVUE - Brett Hensinger came home from the hospital late Monday night. The 17-year-old Bellevue Senior High School senior and his friend, Shane Tobin 18, of Toledo, were seriously injured after a hit-and-run crash Friday in Seneca County. The pair met while doing cross-country training at BSHS about four years ago. Tobin, a University of Toledo student, remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
The family of Dan Griggs is looking for him. He has been missing since earlier this week and the family is concerned. He is a 5-foot-10 white male weighing 180 pounds. For more information, call (419) 668-2650, (419) 668-8436 or (567) 351-6053.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Flu Vaccination Clinics for the established patients of Drs. James A. Gottfried and Rolland R. Rogers; Rebecca Beck, CFNP; Patricia Leavelle, CFNP; and Cari Spettel, NP-C will begin on Oct. 2.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
PLYMOUTH - Bruce Tanner could be what you would call a "lifer" in Plymouth. The 32-year-old graduate of Plymouth High School has moved around a bit, but he keeps coming back home.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
GREENWICH The South Central Local Schools board of education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the high school library.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
SANDUSKY Jon Ditz of Norwalk was presented the Clara Barton Award for Huron County. Ditz is currently Vice-Chairman of the Firelands Chapter Board of Directors and has served on the board since 2004. He has chaired the Service Delivery Committee and has served on the Financial Development Committee, the Nominating Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee. He is currently serving on the Finance Committee for the 2009 Follies and his support to past fundraisers has been exemplary. John Hufnagle of Sandusky was presented the Clara Barton Award for Volunteer Leadership at the Firelands Chapter, American Red Cross, Volunteer Recognition. The Clara Barton Award is the highest award given annually to a Red Cross volunteer and is awarded to a volunteer who gives distinguished leadership to the chapter. Hufnagle has been serving a second tour of duty on the Firelands Chapter board since 2005. He has chaired the Finance Committee and has also served on the Financial Development and Strategic Planning Committees. He also served on the Finance Committee for the 2006 Follies and was a major force behind this very successful collaboration with the Merry-Go-Round Museum Service for Erie County. Hufnagle also served on the finance committee for the 2006 follies and was a major force behind this very successful collaboration with the Merry Go Round Museum. Gary Haynes of Bellevue received the Special Citation for Huron County. Gary has also been a volunteer since 2005 and first served on Hurricane Rita. He has served on nine major disaster operations, all beyond the chapter. Due to his leadership skills, he has advanced to the level of Administrator in Partner Services and to the level of Manager in Disaster Assessment.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com It's time to elect a Democratic state representative from Huron County. That was one of the goals outlined during the annual county Democratic banquet held Thursday night at the Eagles hall. State Rep. Jay Goyal, a Democrat from Richland County, said there's a representative from the south and the north.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
For at least one day, 11-month-old Landen James Pasenow's family and friends will try to forget he's in the hospital They will try not to think about the fact that Landen has leukemia.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
Uptown Norwalk will host the first Autumn Leaves Festival on Saturday. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com With Zach Inmon, it was always "team first and feelings second." That's the way his former football and baseball coach remembers the late 22-year-old , who died as the result of a motorcycle accident Monday night. Aaron Kirk said he had "the privilege of being able to coach Zach in football and baseball."
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
Don Beach said he spent somewhere between 15 minutes to a half hour talking to and joking around with Joseph Asmus at New London's Labor Day festival. "If I knew what was going to happen I'd spend more time,' said Beach, who knew the affable, always joking Asmus for five or six years.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
By the time Kurtis J. DeWitt will get out of prison for two recent crimes, he'll be about 44 years old. DeWitt, 24, of Norwalk, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for stealing OxyContin pills from Kaiser Wells Pharmacy and then hiding them in his body. Since May 5, he has been serving a five-year term at the Richland Correctional Institution for the Oct. 20 burglary of a Greenwich veterans' group home.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
MILAN - Milan resident Mary Strayer believes people can have fun while gardening without spending a lot of money. With that in mind, the nine-year Erie County Master Gardener has written a book titled "The Frugal Gardener." She will pick up the book's initial run of 100 copes Friday from Lorish Publishing in Sandusky. Strayer plans to hold book signings at area libraries, but has to work out the details. Stay tuned for times, dates and locations.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
SANDUSKY Cedar Point, recently voted the "Best Amusement Park in the World" for a record 12th consecutive year, will host a wide variety of special events this weekend that are sure to thrill guests of all ages. Here's what's on tap at the amusement park/resort on the shores of Lake Erie: Christian Music Concert On Saturday, Cedar Point guests can rock out to an all-star lineup of Christian music artists as the park debuts its' first-ever PointFest festival. PointFest will allow fans of contemporary Christian music to see and hear some of the biggest names in the industry up close and personal at Cedar Point. The PointFest lineup includes Bluetree, Family Force 5, multiple-Dove Award winner Brandon Heath and Christian music icon TobyMac.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
Tens of thousands of homes across America have been lost to bank foreclosures. So I guess I shouldn't have been surprised when it happened to someone on my street. But I was. Fifteen or so years ago I had watched out my front windows as the house was being built.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
I wanted to respond to the recent letter from Donna Slack regarding the proposed soccer fields between Old State Road and Oakwood Drive. I must also let you know that I love the town of Norwalk. It is not my "home town," but I will always think of it as home. Ms. Slack's letter is very representative it is long on opinion and short if not devoid of any facts. I live directly adjacent to the area in question. I would say I am neutral but leaning toward opposition of this idea until more facts are available.
5:22 AM Jul 26, 2010
The New Mexico pilot who flew marijuana into the county was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday.
5:21 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Fund for Huron County is accepting applications for minigrants ($250 and under). Applications are due by Nov. 1. The Fund makes grants to Huron County schools for classroom projects submitted by teachers, supervisors or administrators. This year two rounds of grants were offered one in the spring which were full grants and this fall round called minigrants. The Fund for Huron County makes grants from a permanent endowment fund created by many donors. Contributions may be made currently, or over time, with money or appreciated assets, such as stocks and bonds. Donors of $10,000 or more may establish a fund in their own name or honoring or memorializing someone else. It is possible to create donor advised funds in which the donor takes an active role in awarding grants. Grant guidelines and applications may be obtained by writing to P.O. Box 41, Norwalk, Ohio 44857 or on the Web atwww.peoplewhocare.org under FUND for HURON COUNTY.