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New London FFA NEWLONDON - Corn rootworms cost farmers across the Corn Belt an estimated $1 billion a year in crop damage and control measures. Now, local FFA youth are participating in a program to help growers monitor and better manage this costly pest.
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Editor's note: This information was sent out Friday with report cards to all Norwalk public school students: Slang. Weed, Pot, Grass, Reefer, Ganja, Mary Jane, Blunt, Joint, Roach, Nail
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Across Norwalk on Friday, Oct. 12, many alarm clocks will be silent and children will be permitted to sleep in. However, the administration and staff of Norwalk City Schools will hear their alarms and will be reporting to work for a day of professional development. (Professional development is an essential component of the federal "No Child Left Behind Act" and helps educators to upgrade their planning, preparation, and teaching of your children.)
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Week of Oct. 8 to Oct. 12 (All meals served with milk)
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MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue
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WILLARD The Willard Police Department requested assistance from the Huron County Sheriff's Office about a suspected burglary early Wednesday morning. Deputies were notified at 1:44 a.m. about the incident at Pamida Discount Stores, 4113 U.S. 224. Deputy Steve Shupp was dispatched to the crime scene.
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OCT. 6, 1962 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 45 years ago:
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It's a little early, but on Sunday you can drum up your holiday spirit by watching people build a teepee. Its purpose? To allow the young and young at heart to sit inside and hear seasonal stories told by professionals.
1:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Norwalk man was indicted Friday on one count of burglary in connection with a Baker Street apartment break-in. One count of assault against Benjamin E. Blair was transferred to Norwalk Municipal Court because a Huron County grand jury determined the offense did not warrant felony-level status, instead deciding it was a first-degree misdemeanor.
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When Clarence Poole was a boy, he loved sitting on the porch and waving to people. And when senior citizens needed some groceries, he hopped on his bicycle and shopped for them. Today, at 79, Poole is still giving and he's still a people person.
1:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
I read somewhere where most of us could expect 15 minutes of fame in our lifetime. Well, I can guarantee a way where you or someone special will be remembered longer! Name a book! You can honor yourself or a loved one with a commemorative bookplate in a new library book. Many generous people and clubs have remembered a friend, relative or a club member over the years with a bookplate and a "thank you" from the library for a $15 donation or more. Or, you could join the Friends of the Library and come to the Fall Book Sale preview this week.
1:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
ATTICA Mercy Hospital of Willard honored 29 employees for benchmark years of service at the annual employee recognition reception held Sept. 27 at Our Lady of Hope Social Hall in Attica. Robert Gospodarek, president & CEO, Mercy Hospital of Willard; Gary George, regional vice president, Mercy Health Partners; Jeff Ream, chairperson, board of trustees; and Dr. Chris Bohach, chief of staff, Mercy Hospital of Willard congratulated the employees and expressed their appreciation for their dedication to the hospital and the patients they serve. Members of the hospital administration and department managers presented awards.
1:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
"They're going to come through one door and all of their cardiovascular needs will be met right here," said Suzanne Inglis, R.N., director of cardiovascular services for Fisher-Titus Medical Center. Inglis is looking forward to the opening next summer of the $11.3 million, 22,000 square foot addition to FTMC of a heart and vascular center. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday on the south side of the FTMC campus.
1:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Bellevue police officer's testimony about an undercover drug deal will be allowed as evidence, a judge ruled Thursday. Officer Ashley (Carter) Brown said she rode with a confidential informant to make a controlled drug purchase July 10, 2006 at the Bellevue Public Library near a church. She testified she clearly saw suspect Sarah A. Black approach the passenger side window and give the informant money for some acid.
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Attached is a video of St. Paul's homecoming ceremonies.
1:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
If you haven't marked your calendars for Oct. 13 be sure to do so. The Huron County SWCD will once again present their annual fall fun fest at the Huron County fair grounds. This day has something for everyone from pumpkin decorating to the Chili Cook-off. It is a wonderful way to spend quality time with your family and it will not cost you a thing! This day is the best bargain in town. Free admission, free food, and lots of free fun. When you are at the event stop by the FSA display. The kids can make a grain mosaic and the whole family can enjoy carmel apples. Here are some agri-business notes from the Huron and Erie County Farm Service Agency:
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Squirrel season will arrive within a week or two, and frankly I can hardly wait. Some readers might say, "Wait a minute. Didn't it begin Sept. 1?" Technically it did, but the official opener was also the official opener of heavy mosquito population season, hot and muggy weather season, and very thick leaf cover season.
1:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
FITCHVILLE Marlene (Urich) Janeda, daughter of Barbara Urich of Fitchville, and her horse, Toblerone, have qualified for the Amateur Adult Jumper National Championships at both the Washington International Horse Show in Washington D.C. and the Pennsylvania National Horse Show in Harrisburg, Pa. Both of these competitions only invite the top 30 riders/horses nationally to compete. Marlene and Toblerone have been showing in Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky to obtain points so that they could qualify for these year-end championships. The Washington competition will be held Wednesday and the Pennsylvania competition will be held Oct 27. Both will be televised on ESPN channels. The format of the competition is to have two jumping rounds. Only riders who have no penalties in the first round are allowed to move to round two. Round two is a speed-jumping round and is the deciding round for the national championship.
1:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
St. Paul Episcopal This Sunday's 11 a.m. service will be the Order of Morning Prayer. The series of renewal classes will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday. At 11:15 a.m. Friday, the Rev. Margaret D'Anieri will celebrate communion at Twilight Garden and on Saturday morning the open air market is scheduled. The Ripley Church
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WILLARD POLICE The Sept. 24-30 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:
1:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
What we learned these last two weeks watching the PBS documentary "The War" by Ken Burns was that America did a damn fine job of fighting World War II. Our country hasn't done quite as well so far in the war on drugs. From "Just Say No" to "This is Your Brain. ..." campaigns, we have all become increasing tolerant to the drug problem that infests our nation, to the point of lampooning the slogans time and again.