12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
PLYMOUTH - Carolyn Bast, a seventh-grade science teacher at Shiloh Middle School, will receive the Governor's Award for Excellence in Youth Science Opportunities. The Ohio Academy of Science selected 83 Ohio schools and 222 teachers to receive Governor's Awards for Excellence in Youth Science Opportunities for their accomplishments during the 2006-2007 school year. The Ohio Department of Education will issue special certificates.
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County Board of Elections is reminding citizens of Huron County that they must register to vote or change their name or address by Oct. 9 in order to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election and the Special Primary Election for the vacant 5th Congressional District Seal to be held on Nov. 6. You are qualified to register to vote in Ohio if you meet all of the following requirements:
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Norwalk man was sentenced Tuesday to 11 months in prison for being about $44,000 behind in paying child support. James E. Roberts Jr., 31, of 18 1/2 State St., pleaded guilty Aug. 13 to one count of non-support of dependents. In a plea deal, the state agreed to dismiss three similar charges.
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
Local country singers Dave and Jill James will perform this weekend at the benefit for Marianne DeWitt, a 10-year-old local girl born with cataracts. The event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Norwalk Catholic School cafeteria, and the couple will perform from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The dinner costs $5 per person.
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD POLICE The Sept. 17-23 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL William D. Ott, 47, of 313 Gibbs Road, was charged with failure to control Friday after he went off the right side of Gibbs Road and hit a ditch.
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
Freehling, cat Cosmo returning to library "Meet the Author" is a new adult program for library patrons but Norwalk Public Library is inviting some of the favorite local authors back from over the last few years including Janet Freehling and her therapy cat, Cosmo, director Martin Haffey said.
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
If you attend Western Reserve or South Central local schools, you qualify to ride the bus merely by being a student of that school district. The regulation, adopted by the school boards of those districts, exceeds stipulations in the Ohio Revised Code regarding school transportation that a) kindergartners through eighth graders are eligible to ride the bus if they live more than two miles from the school they attend and b) that school districts may, but are not required to provide transportation to high school students. If they choose to do so, school boards are permitted to enact restrictions, according to how far away high school students live.
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
It's that time of year again deer season. The Erie County Sheriff's Office received four reports of deer-related accidents Tuesday. One incident was on Deehr Road in Berlin Township.
12:35 PM Jul 25, 2010
An appeals court ruled Friday to reverse a Norwalk man's October 2006 drug possession conviction. The 6th District Court of Appeals concluded Huron County Common Pleas Judge Earl McGimpsey, now retired, erred in denying Brett Graves' motion to suppress evidence. The judges cited "the 'chilly temperature'" and empty nearby streets in writing there "was merely a remote possibility" Graves could have harmed himself during the March 30, 2006 incident.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
SEPT. 25, 1958 The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
The St. Paul Kiwanis students of the month are Courtney Astolfi, Weston Boose and Austin Cutnaw. Astolfi is the daughter of David and Sue Astolfi. Her activities include, honors and achievements include: Key Club, jazz and pep band, percussion ensemble, academic challenge, spring musical, academic letter, Ace Award, swim team, Make A Difference Day, fire team, lector, TEC and Mass coordinator.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
HURON - Bowling Green State University's Partnerships for Community Action (PCA) and the Center for Innovative and Transformative Education (CITE) will hold a free grant workshop from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday in the Cedar Point Center Auditorium at BGSU Firelands. A presentation/discussion of the new dissemination grant program is planned.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
I would like to express my appreciation to the staff of the Norwalk Reflector and to Domino's Pizza for their support in our first annual Eagle Creek garage sale. A percentage of all sales is being donated to Stein Hospice. We hope to raise close to $1,500 by the time all checks are in. We all had a good time and the shoppers were wonderful. I think this was a real win-win experience and will hopefully become an annual affair.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
We appreciate the many people in our community, as well as our family and friends who have kindly offered prayers, words of encouragement, meals, donations and other support. We have been blessed by so many kind and caring gestures. It is our hope that someday we can return your kindness in some way. We would like to acknowledge the many area businesses and individuals who worked so hard to organize the benefit for Joseph.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
Jim Westerhold was a success at what he did for one reason and one reason only he did it his way. Westerhold hosted a 45th anniversary party Sunday for employees of WLKR Radio. He was the first employee of the station when it was started by Ohio Radio in 1962 and he purchased it in 1979. And for the 18 years he owned it until selling the station Jan. 2, 1997, Westerhold called all of the shots.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK - The following cases recently went through Huron County Common Pleas Court: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as trustee in care of Homeq, Raleigh, N.C., vs. David S. Perkins and Carol A. Perkins, 3660 Chenango Road, Wakeman; Creditor: Palisades Collection LLC, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; dismissed without prejudice.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
Peggy Osterland believes many people's lives have been changed forever since her daughter was killed in a Feb. 2 head-on collision. Osterland blamed the driver, Brian K. Wilson, 40, of Norwalk, for being in a hurry instead of being careful as he was driving a tractor-trailer. "My daughter paid the ultimate sacrifice for your carelessness," she said.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - No arrest has been made, but New London Police Chief Mark Holden suspects the same person committed a series of business break-ins. Four businesses reported break-ins Sept. 13 and a fifth, on Railroad Street, reported damage to a coin machine. Holden said a total of $270 was stolen from two of the businesses.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - The village is on its way to making the 100th Labor Day Firelands Festival in 2008 a spectacular event, according to village clerk Jonna Rowland. Rowland told council Monday a special account has been opened at Sutton Bank for donations for the fireworks extravaganza. She said the fund already has $475, thanks to the Community Club's donation of money raised during this year's festival.
12:30 PM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL Ross T. Painter, 18, of 3646 Egypt Road, Willard, was charged with going left of center Sunday on Section Line Road 30 after his vehicle collided with the vehicle driven by Eulalio Olvera, 40, of 524 1/2 Myrtle Ave., Willard. Both drivers were transported to Mercy Hospital of Willard by Willard EMS. No further patient information was available.