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AUG. 18, 1925 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 82 years ago:
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Steuben UCC STEUBEN - Sunday is the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost. The scripture lessons, based on the theme "Faith Witness," are Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:1-2, 8-19; Hebrews 11:29-12:2; and Luke 12:49-56. The Rev. Patricia E. Welch, pastor and teacher, will lead worship during the 11 a.m. service. Large print bulletins will be available.
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Amy Finch, daughter of John and Joyce Finch of Norwalk, graduated with distinction from the Radiology Technology program at BGSU Firelands. At the ceremony, she was awarded Overall Academic Excellence with a GPA of 3.87. Brittany Rospert has enrolled as a freshman at The University of Findlay for the 2007-08 academic year.
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The following is information about each of the public and parochial school districts in the Firelands area, along with some back-to-school details sent to the Reflector by area schools. For additional information, such as bus routes, required school supplies and eligibility for reduced-price lunches, contact the school district offices at the numbers provided below.
9:20 AM Jul 25, 2010
Incoming fifth-graders and returning sixth-graders are invited to attend Main Street School's orientation program, scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday. Parents also are invited and encouraged to attend. In addition to a presentation on school policies and procedures, students will also receive their homeroom/team assignments and be afforded the opportunity to tour the building and get accustomed to where their classes will be during the 2007-08 year. Then, parents of sixth-grade band and orchestra students are invited to attend an orientation meeting the same evening at 7 p.m. at the Main Street School cafeteria. Representatives from area music stores will be on hand to discuss instrument rental and purchase plans.
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MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue
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Three Huron county 4-Hers showed off their creativity recently when they took their skit about the mean, green virus machine to the Health and Safety Speaking contest to the state fair in Columbus. Kimberly Rospert, 13 and the daughter of Steve and Laurie Rospert; Erin Kramer, 12 and the daughter of James and Susan Rospert; and Olivia Scheid, 11 and the daughter of Daniel and Annette Scheid; worked on a skit about how the common cold is spread for about two months.
9:20 AM Jul 25, 2010
A former Bellevue man was sentenced to three years of intensive probation Wednesday for having cocaine in his shoe during a Monroeville traffic stop. Jeremy A. Griggs, 20, formerly of 100A Pimlico Place, was the passenger during a Monroeville Police Department traffic stop in mid-January on U.S. 20. Officers said they stopped the Bellevue driver because of various equipment violations and released her with a citation on driving with a suspended license.
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SHERIFF'S OFFICE A Scottwood Road, Willard, resident reported a break-in at a neighbor's home Wednesday and reported hearing an alarm there Thursday.
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Several area residents at Plymouth resident Janet L. Jones' sentencing hearing described the convicted scammer as someone who made helping other people a priority. Visiting Common Pleas Judge Richard Markus said he respects that Jones was very helpful to people in need, but she ultimately took advantage of many victims. She was sentenced Friday to three years in prison for scamming area elderly people.
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MONROEVILLE The Monroeville Police Department has "a couple people of interest" in connection with the investigation of the break-in at Cold as Ice Slide Thru early Friday morning. "No arrests have been made as of yet," Sgt. Frank Gleason said. "It's still under investigation."
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NEW YORK CITY The full list of nominees has been announced for the fifth annual Relly Awards, "Live with Regis and Kelly's" gala awards show airing Sept. 21. Production executive Art Moore leads the pack with a total of four nominations. Of the celebrity contenders, actors Wilmer Valderrama and Neil Patrick Harris received the most, scoring two nominations each. Nominated in the favorite real person: male category is Bob Spettle of Norwalk. Spettle and his wife. Jeannie, were invited to watch the show this summer when he was spotted standing on the street in the pouring rain.
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Willard High School senior Nathan Benich fulfilled a dream Friday night when he won the 2007 Showman of Showmen contest. "It's always been one of my dreams to do it," said the second-year participant. "It's all come together and made me happy.
9:15 AM Jul 25, 2010
AUG. 17, 1925 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 82 years ago:
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The Huron County Fair made a major decision last year when it decided to scrap harness racing a longtime favorite at the annual summertime event. But like everything else, times have changed. As interest in racing dwindled, talk of scrapping the event got louder. It earned a reprieve last year, but this winter by a vote of the fair directors it was put out to pasture for good.
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Fanny Farmer picnic slated for Aug. 25 MONROEVILLE The 11th annual Fanny Farmer picnic will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 25 (rain or shine) at Marsh Field in Monroeville.
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Some may question the value of being a Main Street Community, but many others realize that it's an important distinction when marketing a community. Case in point: the phone rang in the Main Street Norwalk office, and on the line was a local official from a nearby northern Ohio community. The person already knew that Norwalk was a Main Street Community. He is working toward starting the program for his own town because he believes it will elevate his town's status. A similar call came in, but this time it was a business looking to relocate. It didn't matter to them if we referred to our central business district as uptown, downtown, or anything in-between because the business was only interested in investing in a Main Street Community. Recently, visitors from the city of Salem returned to Norwalk to deliver their "First Impressions" report that cited their gut reactions to Norwalk. One key aspect from that report was that the visitors recognized Norwalk as a Main Street Community after spending only a short time here.
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Victory Baptist Church will have a Mess fest for all children preschool to sixth grade from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Children should wear old clothes. Also, the church will be having pre-registration for the TEAMKID program, which is held from 6 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday beginning Sept. 26.
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Bellevue High School freshman Megan Hunker has kidney disease, and will require a transplant at some point. She's on medication and has been in the hospital a countless number of days since she was diagnosed last July. There's at least some good news: She was able to sell her Grand Champion Boer Goat for $500 Thursday at the Huron County Fair's Small Livestock, to help pay her medical expenses.
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The St. Paul Episcopal Church, 87 W. Main St., in Norwalk, is holding an open-air market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Everyone is invited and entertainment will be provided by Scott Brutsche at 10 a.m. and Aaron Krause at 11 a.m. A regular vendor, Charleen Peterson, won three ribbons this week for her baking at the Huron County Fair.
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HIGHWAY PATROL Shannon B. Crouch, 32, of Tiffin, was cited for operating a vehicle without reasonable control Wednesday on Ohio 162 after her vehicle exited the roadway and struck a culvert and utility pole. She was transported to Fisher-Titus Medical Center by North Central EMS.