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Twilight Gardens Bingo winners were, Faith Mienke, who won the special game, Emma Butler and Phyllis Schmuck, who each won two games. There were eight winners at the last game.
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FAIRBORN - The 77th annual Ohio Association of Garden Clubs (OAGC) Convention was held July 23, 24 and 25 at the Holiday Inn in Fairborn. The theme of the 2007 convention was "Dragonfly Daze." The featured speakers for the event were Stephanie Cohen, author of the book The Perennial Garden's Design Manual; American Rose Society Silver Medallist Gladys Johnson created several floral designs while speaking; and Robert Glotzholder presented "Dragonflies for Gardeners."
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Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeff A. Brown, son of Joy and Jeff Brown of Wakeman, and his fellow shipmates are currently on a four-month humanitarian assistance deployment while assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort, homeported in Norfolk, Va. After caring for nearly 25,000 patients in Belize and Guatemala, Brown's unit arrived in Panama to continue the mission for the Partnership for the Americas. The purpose of this mission is to provide the people of Latin America and the Caribbean with primary care, dental care, optometry and other no-cost health care services.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
It's been three months to the day since a fire gutted Doug Berry's home. And authorities continue to investigate the May 7 blaze at 131 E. Main St. Norwalk Police Detective Sgt. Jim Fulton said arson is the suspected cause.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
A Plymouth man confessed Monday to burglarizing a relative's New Haven home while the victim was out of state for several days at another relative's funeral. Roger "Coty" C. James, 18, of 26 Birchfield Drive, is accused of forcibly entering the woman's Silliman Road home and stealing about $5,000 worth of "personal effects and property," Huron County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Dane Howard said. James currently is in custody at the Huron County Jail awaiting a bond hearing on a burglary charge.
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SHILOH ELEMENTARY Kindergarten
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WILLARD - A 16-year-old Willard boy drowned late Monday afternoon while swimming with friends at the main beach of Holiday Lakes. A girl who is a lifeguard at the Willard City Pool noticed Cody Osborne, of 413 Maplewood Ave., was struggling in the water, Huron County Sheriff's Major Greg Englund said. Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call at 4:26 p.m. and notified the Willard Fire Department and its rescue team.
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The trial of a former Milan police officer accused of embezzling more than $5,000 from an 84-year-old woman is scheduled for Oct. 23. Robert A. Wolfkill, 46, of 2011 S. Main St., Milan, was released Monday afternoon from the Huron County Jail after posting 10 percent of his $10,000 bond, a jail spokeswoman said. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway ordered the suspect to have no contact with the victim, whom authorities said Wolfkill reportedly met and befriended at a Milan restaurant. Wolfkill is accused of betraying the victim's trust after she granted him the power of attorney. He reportedly bought breakfast for the victim and her late husband when Wolfkill was a Milan officer, Huron County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Dane Howard said.
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SANDUSKY - Investigators determined Thursday's fire at Corso's Flower & Garden Shop in Perkins Township was started by an electrical short in the wiring of a potting building. State fire marshal investigators weren't giving a final number, but said the damage total is more than $1 million. "They're going back to that," Perkins Township Assistant Fire Chief Bill Hodges said.
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Here are this week's 10 most commented on stories atwww.norwalkreflector.com as of 10 a.m. today: St. Paul coach one of 12 busted for drinking at city park (181 comments)
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The term "sodbusting" is used to identify the plowing up of erosion-prone grasslands for use as cropland. Sodbuster violations are unauthorized tillage practices on highly erodible lands that converted native vegetation such as rangeland or woodland, to crop production after Dec. 23, 1985.
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AUG. 4, 1968 The top stories in the Reflector on this date 39 years ago:
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Wakeman Blue Ribbon The club met July 23 at Jessica and Colton Puder's home.
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Steuben UCC STEUBEN Sunday is the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost. The scripture lessons, based on the theme "Loving God Back," are Hosea 11:1-11; Psalm 107:1-9, 43; Colossians 3:1-11; and Luke 12:13-21. The Rev. Patricia E. Welch, pastor and teacher, will lead worship during the 11 a.m. service.
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2 containers Cool Whip, 1 12 oz. and 1 8 oz. 2 Angel Food Cakes 1 pkg. large lemon jello
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Retired school teacher Elaine Daugherty can't complain too much about her former career: She said she taught respectful students with cooperative parents, enjoyed camaraderie with the youngsters and loved the subjects she taught. To top it off, her former colleagues provided her with enough recipes to fill a binder: Spaghetti-style lasagna, various salads, toffee bars, coconut cake, broccoli casserole, turtle cake, sticky buns and snowball cake are some of the them.
8:20 AM Jul 25, 2010
Bowling Green State University will award degrees to more than 1,300 students during summer commencement exercises today. The graduating students represent 66 Ohio counties, 37 states and 34 nations.
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NORWALK The following people were recently convicted of crimes in Norwalk Municipal Court, Judge John Ridge presiding: Amy Clingman, 34, 5144 U.S. 250, Lot 75, Norwalk; no dog license; conviction date: July 26; fine, $25; costs, $45.
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MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue
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NORWALK The following people recently were convicted of drunken driving in Norwalk Municipal Court: Constance Gillum, 23, 5 Countryside Drive, Greenwich. Violation date: July 26. Conviction date: July 30. Sentence: $600 fine, $55 costs, six-month license suspension and 30 days in jail, 27 days suspended and defendant placed on probation for a period of two years; credited with $250 and three days in jail time upon completion of alcohol intervention program (AIP); defendant shall abide by laws and have no convictions for two years; defendant shall show proof of restitution to the court within 90 days; defendant shall have limited driving only on proof of insurance and occupation from Aug. 10 to Jan. 26, 2008.
8:20 AM Jul 25, 2010
Over the last couple years, the business world has been obsessed with the work of a Harvard professor named Clayton Christensen. Christensen writes about innovation, and particularly what he calls disruptive innovation. A disruptive innovation is an industry killer the car was a disruptive innovation to the horse and buggy or an industry creator the personal computer, for example. It's certainly the right topic for a professor to take on at the opening of the 21st century, when the number of industries being disrupted and of others emerging is far greater than at any other time in living memory.