11:45 PM Jul 24, 2010
NORWALK FIRE Assisted North Central EMS with a patient at 154 W. Main St. Returned to station 3:37 today.
11:45 PM Jul 24, 2010
A Willard woman faces multiple felonies in connection with leading authorities from multiple jurisdictions on a high speed pursuit and ramming a police cruiser Tuesday morning. Arlena M. Hicks, 38, of 1837 S. Thomas Road, is accused of being intoxicated while going as high as 80 mph while leading police in the chase that started about 10:30 a.m., authorities said.
11:45 PM Jul 24, 2010
A Norwalk man denied murdering his then-girlfriend's baby and faces a June 26 trial. Jeffrey A. Resor, 26, of 33 E. Bouscay Ave., is accused of shaking Donavan Lykins, the infant son of his then girlfriend, Gwen M. Herber, to death while baby-sitting Feb. 24. Prosecutors have said Herber was never considered a suspect in the case.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
NORWALK HIGH Principal's List
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APRIL 24, 1920 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 87 years ago:
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
On Wed., in a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the law banning partial-birth abortion. The issue of abortion has been politicized, argued and promoted for more than a generation, so the true understanding of the procedure is today misunderstood and taken for granted. The terms referring to abortion include words like "choice," "the removal of fetal tissue," "the products of conception" and "the right to choose." All of these terms mask the reality of what is actually being aborted a human life, a baby. The beloved children's author Dr. Seuss said it best: "A person is a person, no matter how small."
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
Some Columbus school districts are beginning a process that is both smart and useful. These districts are moving ever so slowly away from fiction and adding more nonfiction reading to their curriculum. Officials from the Canal Winchester Middle School, located in a Columbus suburb, said students used to spend about 10 percent of classroom lessons on nonfiction. It's up to 25 percent now.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
It is an anniversary Deb Lucal would like to forget. April 25, 1995. Lucal took her son, then 8-year-old Matthew, to see Dr. Eric Prack for his yearly checkup. A quick scan of the results showed something was wrong. Very wrong.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
All women are invited to the first Ladies Re-TREAT, hosted by the Norwalk Parks and Recreation Department. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 12 at the Ernsthausen Community Center.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
Earlier this month all of the city department heads were asked to present to city council a five-year capital improvement plan. The Norwalk Park and Recreation Department concentrated on four major items: 1) A new HVAC system for Barnes Gym;
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
Suppose you were told that you only had to add an extra five to 10 minutes to each of your workouts in order to prevent injury and lessen fatigue. Would you do it? Most people would say yes. They might be surprised to learn that they already know about those few minutes called a warm-up. If done correctly, a pre-exercise warm-up can have a multitude of beneficial effects on a person's workout and, consequently, their overall health. What happens in your body?
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
The Norwalk Park and Recreation Department will host a variety of special events and leagues for the first time this summer. There already are 18 teams pre-registered for this weekend's pre-season softball tournament. The Al Pleasnick Memorial Tournament will run Saturday and Sunday and is open to all Class D men's softball teams. The draw is 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Ernsthausen Community Center.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
Three volunteer business counselors from Norwalk's SCORE office have been going to prison every Tuesday for the past month. No, it's not a reverse work release program, but rather an opportunity to bring their business expertise to a group of prisoners who are about to be released themselves.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
NEW LONDON Administrator Shawn Tappel told council Monday, "micromanaging has got to stop now," referring to allegations one of the council members followed a village employee around, apparently checking up on him. Tappel added, "I can't run the department when someone is telling me how to run it," and said of the employees, "I don't want them thinking that they are being spied on."
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
The third annual Norwalk 90 will kick off at 5 p.m. May 29 at the Huron County Courthouse. Created in 2005, Norwalk councilmen Skip Wilde and Dwight Tkach were instrumental in organizing the first "Norwalk 90" as a way to motivate residents to get moving.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
U.S. 250, one-tenth of a mile north of Rome Greenwich Road, will close Monday for a culvert replacement. The road will reopen May 4. The detour route for northbound motorists is U.S. 250 to Ohio 60, north on Ohio 60 to U.S. 20, west on U.S. 20 to U.S. 250, and reverse for southbound motorists.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL Ashley N. Henry, 16, of 50 Crestwood Drive, Willard, was charged with failure to maintain assured clear distance Thursday after she went off the north side of Wiloughby road into a ditch. Willard EMS transported Henry and Alicia N. Johnson, 17, of 19 N. Main St., Willard, to Mercy Hospital of Willard both with minor injuries. Further information about the patients' medical status is unavailable.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
Norwalk Sanitation crews will begin the seasonal yard waste pickup program April 30. Yard waste will be picked up on your regular trash day and must be in marked trash cans that are not larger than 33 gallons and weigh less than 40 pounds each. Bundled brush will also be picked up if the bundles are not longer than four feet and weigh 40 pounds or less. The weekly yard waste limit is two cans or two bundles.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
Forty members of the Shakespeare Club gathered April 16 at the Victorian Lady to enjoy dinner and an evening rife with laughter and fellowship to conclude the club's meetings for this season. Alex Fries, a sophomore from St. Paul, provided classical dinner music on the keyboard, adding an additional elegant touch to an already elegant evening.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
MANSFIELD The 30th annual Ohio Civil War Collector's Show will be held at the Richland County Fairgrounds, Mansfield, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 6. Admission is $5; children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Parking is included in the cost of admission. Richland County Fairgrounds is located at U.S. 30 and Trimble Road exit in Mansfield. Three hundred and eighty exhibitors, from 38 states will be participating in Ohio's only Civil War Collector's Show. The show features 700 tables of Civil War military memorabilia for buy, sell, trade and display making this the largest quality show of its kind in the country. In addition, related items such as books, images, photographs, paper goods, Civil War prints and some women's apparel will be available to the public and collectors.
11:40 PM Jul 24, 2010
Gaymont Nursing Center Charlotte Burras outbid everyone at wheelchair exercise class and Mary Ferrell, Joan Mongillo, Gary Feltner, and Bev Randall loaded up with prizes from winning games of Bingo. Seven-layer bars were prepared in Amy's cooking class. Residents joined staff in colorful nightwear on "Wear Your P.J.'s To Work Day", and ladies enjoyed manicures with a selection of spring-hued nail enamels.