4:10 AM Jul 25, 2010
MANSFIELD - Call her Miss Maple City no longer. Roberta Camp shall henceforth be known as Miss Ohio. The Grove City resident has won the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program, according to that organization's Web site.
4:05 AM Jul 25, 2010
Brian Roberts, a sophomore at St. Paul High School, made the honor roll for the final quarter this spring. He is the son of Bill and Julie Roberts.
4:05 AM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk natives Derek Justice and David DeLeon will be premiering their independent feature film "Broken" on June 23 at The Lorain Palace Theater in Lorain. Maybe even more impressive is that the cousins made the film for less than $1,000. Publicist Lee Runchey joked that the co-directors "spent $285 on products and $700 on pizza."
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
JUNE 15, 1976 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 31 years ago:
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE High Honors
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
Local participants listed for Buckeye Boys State American Legion Post 41 of Norwalk announces that four young men from Norwalk are attending Buckeye Boys State at Bowling Green State University through Sunday.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
I like to think that I have read or have heard of just about ever interesting vignette of local history, but every so often I find that I'm not nearly so smart as I thought I was. An example of this is a 1907 lawsuit in Huron County Common Pleas Court for malpractice against Norwalk dentist William H. Merritt. Merritt was born in North Fairfield in 1864 and began practice in Norwalk with Dr. L. H. McDonald. In 1897, they ended their seven-year partnership, with McDonald staying in their old office on East Main Street and Merritt moving to 10 Benedict Ave. This address was then a small wooden building behind the Glass Block, and it had been the office of Merritt's father-in-law, James Ford, a long-time physician.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
It's too bad they don't make ticker tape any more. It seems as though no one throws an impromptu parade anymore since ticker tape gave way to computer monitors.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
What a difference a signature makes. Norwalk City Council-at-large member Dwight Tkach didn't sign the circulator statement on the back of his nominating petition. That means Tkach, on council for the last six years, must either withdraw from being an independent candidate before June 27 or withdraw and then file as a write-in candidate by Sept. 7.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
Work on a permanent solution to the damaged waterline at Eagle Creek was expected to begin today and be completed in two weeks. The city awarded a no-bid contract for up to $75,000 to R.A. Bores of Monroeville Tuesday night. The contractor will order the material today and is set to begin construction Friday, with a target completion date of June 29.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County Child Support Enforcement Agency provides services to families. The agency has typically exceeded state standards in the establishment of paternity and child support orders. Ohio overall remains in the top five states on collection of child support. The following are Huron County's statistics for May 2007: Collections on current child and spousal support orders: 72.09 percent, up 1/2 percent from May 2006. Total collection on current support October 2006 through May 2007 is $6,092,859.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
Bob Beck said it's much to do about nothing. A security system problem in the Huron County Courthouse went down Monday morning, and commissioner Ralph Fegley was quoted in an area newspaper as saying "Quite frankly, I don't know if this is going to be $1,500 or $15,000."
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
MANSFIELD - Heather Lindsay, Miss Hamilton, and Nanciann Strosnider, Miss Lake Erie, captured the final round of preliminaries at the 2007 Miss Ohio Scholarship Program Thursday at the Renaissance Theatre. Lindsay, of Dayton, was honored with the award Thursday night for Lifestyle and Fitness preliminary honor and a $500 scholarship from Constance Care Home Healthcare. This phase of competition focuses on maintaining a healthful, positive lifestyle. The Lifestyle and Fitness competition represents 15 percent of a contestant's score.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
GREENWICH The South Central Board of Education hired Jeff Cook as varsity football coach for the 2007-2008 school year. Cook also was granted a two-year administrative contract as high school dean of students. His salary this year will be $59,000.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL Amy E. Wellard, 37, of Bellevue, hit a deer Thursday on Section Line Road 30.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
Olena Community Hall OLENA The Olena Community Hall will hold a chicken barbecue fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The 1/2-chicken dinner will include scallops, a potato, beans corn on the cob and rolls. Donation is $8. Bicycle helmet give-away Youngsters taking advantage of the free lunch program at the Norwalk Salvation Army will get another perk at noon Monday a bicycle helmet.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
New officers were recently installed to the board of Main Street Norwalk with downtown stakeholders occupying the roles of president, vice president, and secretary. Tina Beier was elected as the new president of the advisory board. Also elected were Doug Berry as the new vice president and Laura Knott as the new secretary.
4:00 AM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk's "first family of arm wrestling" has made the leap to prime time almost. A pilot of a reality series based on the Reagan family was posted on YouTube.com last month. Twenty-one-year-old Boomer Reagan is a prodigy of arm wrestling who has beaten national and world champions. He is ranked highly in both professional and amateur arm wrestling. Last year, Reagan qualified for the 2006 Arnold Scwarzenegger Classic which arm wrestlers covet more than a world championship title, according to Boomer's father, Willie, a.k.a. Pork.
3:55 AM Jul 25, 2010
You don't have to hand over a lot of bills to get a good grill. That's the finding from Consumer Reports, which tested and rated 30 liquid propane grills, commonly known as gas grills, for its June issue.
3:55 AM Jul 25, 2010
When Bob Shingler designed his Evo circular flattop grill, he wanted to create an outdoor appliance that promoted social interaction. "I was looking for a better way (of grilling) that would allow people to share in the experience of cooking," Shingler, a former telecommunications software executive, said.
3:55 AM Jul 25, 2010
A sure sign that summer has dawned cookbook publishers have released a torrent of grilling and barbecue titles. It's probably in keeping with the growing national obsession with cooking outside and over flame, but does America really need enough new titles on the subject that it's possible (actually, easy) to lose track of them?