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Week of Feb. 4 to 8 (All meals served with milk)
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WILLARD POLICE The Willard Police Department blotter covering Jan. 21 to 27 had the following highlights:
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Editor's note: This article was submitted by Sandra Motolik, fiscal officer of Hartland Township and president of the Huron County Township Association. Ohio Township Day is held Feb. 1 every year and has been set aside to recognize the hard work and dedication of township trustees and fiscal officers and to promote grassroots government.
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Local authorities assisted the U.S. Marshal's Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force with arresting a fugitive from justice Wednesday afternoon. Christopher M. Majjasie, 23, most recently of 5810 U.S. 20, Lot 107, Wakeman, was arrested on a Lorain County warrant without incident. He was charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated assault and released to a U.S. marshal. The warrant was issued Nov. 20.
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As soon as Lizabeth Welschenbach read the murder victim's description, she knew it was her mother. The Bellevue resident isn't angry; she's leaving justice up to the Lord. "Jehovah is a God of justice and he will see to it," she said.
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HURON - The Sandusky Bay Area Chefs Association (SBACA) held its eighth annual scholarship dinner Saturday at Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron. Area chefs and culinary arts students from EHOVE Career Center's high school and adult programs collaborated to plan, prepare and serve elaborate gourmet menu for members of the public who supported the scholarship fund at the $45-per-plate dinner.
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FEB. 1, 1978 EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of Blasts from the Past commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Blizzard of 2008.
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CINCINNATI - Xavier graduate and director Erin Mattingly Bukowski and the Xavier Players present Paula Vogel's play "Hot ‘n' Throbbing' Feb. 7 to 10 in the Gallagher Student Center Studio Theatre on the University campus. There will also be a viewing of the documentary film "Killing Us Softly' on Feb. 4 at the Xavier Women's Center. The documentary is free.
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Chris Redfern (D-Catawba) contacted Milan Mayor Robert Bickley this week to remind him that Redfern did try to help the village in the conflict with Ohio Department Of Transportation over payment for necessary repairs to U.S. 250. "Although the area along U.S. Route 250 is not in my district, I did offer my help because I personally know the District Three Deputy Director John Hart," Redfern wrote. "My meeting occurred a few days later at the ODOT office in Milan."
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MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue
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MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue
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COLUMBUS - Bradley Smith, a 1979 graduate of St. Paul High School, is recovering from serious injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Smith, a math teacher, was coming home from Highland High School in Morrow County on Nov. 14 when his vehicle was struck by an oncoming vehicle. He was flown by helicopter to the Ohio State University Medical Center, where he spent a month in the intensive care unite and two more weeks on another floor.
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Kathleen Schaffer, Huron County Treasurer, announces the opening of the drive through window, located off Seminary Street, for real estate tax collection. The window is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday next week. The deadline to pay real estate taxes is 4:30 p.m. Friday. There is also a night deposit box at the front entrance of the treasurer's office, located at 16 E. Main St. in Norwalk.
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PORT CLINTON (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard officials expect 10 or so cargo containers will be fished out of northern Ohio's Sandusky Bay today, a day after they tumbled off a train at a bridge. Norfolk Southern spokesman Rudy Husband says powerful winds most likely caused the train to derail as it crossed the bay.
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It's a three-day weekend for area school children. Icy conditions caused by freezing rain forced most area schools to cancel classes today. That list includes Norwalk's public and parochial schools, as well as those in the Bellevue, Monroeville, New London, Plymouth-Shiloh, South Central, Western Reserve and Willard districts.
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NEW LONDON - About 25 village officials, council members and village and area residents assembeled to share their ideas about New London. In the first of four consecutive Wednesday evening workshops, everyone present was given the opportunity to express ideas about what is right with New London and what should be kept and/or improved for future generations.
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A Greenwich man accused of three sex offenses involving a 14-year-old New London girl is out of jail on bond. Brian R. Goodrich, 40, of 11 Maple St., was released Thursday from the Huron County Jail after posting 10 percent of a $5,000 bond. New London police officers had arrested the suspect the previous day on a Huron County Common Pleas Court warrant. Goodrich faces an April 15 trial on three counts of importuning. He pleaded not guilty Thursday.
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Dick and Ronnie Rospert and the Rev. Dave Cirata share a table Thursday night at the Norwalk Catholic School Early Childhood Center and enjoy a spaghetti dinner in honor of Catholic Schools Week.
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Norwalk Municipal Judge John Ridge denied a defense attorney's stay to impose a sentence Tuesday for defendant April Smith. Her two Rottweiler dogs attacked a neighbor and then charged at two Huron County sheriff's deputies during a Dec. 3 incident on Old State Road. Norwalk Assistant Law Director T. Douglas Clifford said the decision essentially delays "the putting down of the dog," which Ridge ordered Saturday after a jury trial.
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Defense attorney K. Ronald Bailey believes state law trumps a judge's decision to have a dog that attacked a Bronson Township man euthanized. On Saturday, Norwalk Municipal Judge John Ridge ordered Bailey's client, April Smith, 30, of 1066 Old State Road, to have her Rottweiler dog euthanized by Tuesday. The sentence, for two counts of failure to confine dogs, also included a $200 fine and five years of probation.
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AVERY - Soldiers from the 192nd Quartermasters Company will get a welcome home from their families at 1:30 p.m. Saturday after a year-long tour in Iraq. The soldiers, who are flying to Cleveland from their first stop in Missouri, will arrive at the unit's headquarters at 1119 W. Mason Road on buses. Because of limited space, only family members will be allowed into the facility.