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NEW LONDON - After a moment of silence in memory of Kenneth Laborie, a long-time New London school district teacher who recently died, administrators told the board of education Monday they and their staffs are ready and eager for school to start. As Dennis Gable, the new middle school principal, put it, "I think it's going to be a very exciting year."
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GREENWICH Superintendent Ben Chaffee told members of the South Central School Board Monday night the school received an "effective" rating from the state, meeting 24 of 30 criteria. The high school received an excellent rating, while the elementary/junior high received an effective rating.
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Incorrect information ran in Monday's issue. A relative said Travis S. Rowe is a Bellevue resident, not the address that was provided to authorities.
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HIGHWAY PATROL An unknown driver drove off Laylin Road Sunday and hit the ditch.
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Twilight Gardens For craft class, residents were coloring beautiful panels with printed scenes on them. Some with birds, mushrooms, lighthouse and flowers. They are working very hard to make them look as beautiful as they can be. For bingo, residents had a group of children from the First Baptist Youth Group come to help and play. Marietta N. won three times, Mike, volunteer, won twice. Ellery from the youth group won two times. "Do the watermelon crawl, ya'll!" Residents tried to roll their watermelon the farthest. Stewart Bowlin, Dale Figley and Dawn Nutter rolled theirs the farthest, almost into the kitchen. Next, came Bill Nestor and Zella Kohler tied for second. Leona and Nadina W. third, Mary Patrick fourth. Finally Faith M. came in fifth. Afterwards they enjoyed fresh melon salad and conversation.
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MONROEVILLE - School board members voted Monday to place two levy renewals on the November ballot. Renewals of the levies would not cost district residents additional money in taxes. One of the levies funds every-day school operations, and generates $250,000 a year, treasurer Susan Ammanniti said. The levy is 3.2 mills for five years would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $91.88 per year.
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More than half of you think the NPD was right to police the drinking in Baines park. Fifty-one percent of respondents in the Norwalk Reflector's online poll said "their job is to enforce the law every law."
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Two female suspects remain in custody on allegations they stole a woman's convertible and led authorities on a high-speed pursuit over the weekend. Emily A. Kessler, 18, of 113 1/2 E. Main St., Bellevue, must post a $20,000 bond before being released from the Huron County Jail on charges of theft, breaking and entering as well as fleeing and eluding. Her passenger during the chase, Katherine Tuttle, 18, of 821 Kilborne St., Bellevue, is being held on a $10,000 bond on a receiving stolen property charge.
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Parts of Huron County received between 4 and more than 7 inches of rain Monday, resulting in multiple road closures and incidents of high water. Norwalk's official total was 4.14 inches of rain, breaking the old record of 2.07 inches set in 1991. Norwalk received 5.42 inches of rain during last year's June flood.
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AUG. 20, 1925 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 82 years ago:
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2 2- to 4-pound chuck roasts 1 small onion minced
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Where's the beef? Well, it was at the Huron County Fair Wednesday afternoon.
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Week of Aug. 20 to 24 (All meals served with milk)
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To: Mayor Lesch Subject: Removal of Ash Trees
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Let's put a wrap on the 2007 Huron County Fair with this week's Roast and Toasts. Toast the fair for another great run. The entertainment was great and the weather was beautiful. A special toast goes out to auctioneer G.A. Pickworth, who was honored for his more than 40 years of work at the fair with the livestock and other auctions. Pickworth was honored with the naming of the "Auctioneer G.A. Judging Pavilion." Congratulations for a job well done and an honor well deserved.
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Three suspects were charged with trafficking in heroin over the weekend in connection with an investigation by METRICH, a multi-county drug task force. Holly M. Snyder, 25, of Butler, and Joshua D. Blanton, 24, most recently of 1711 Ohio 99, Willard, were arrested during a "buy/bust" late Saturday night at the intersection of Ohio 99 and Ohio 113 north of Monroeville. Travis S. Rowe, 27, of 4456 Townline Road 12, Willard, was arrested during an early Sunday morning "buy/bust" incident at a Bellevue motel, Norwalk Police Detective Sgt. Todd Temple said.
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SANDUSKY - The seed for Sandusky's newest museum, slated to open in March, began as a promise to a dear friend. After that friend's 15-year-old son died in an alcohol-related car accident 27 years ago, Sandusky native Medric Sydnor, 43, promised he would memorialize the youth in some way. The teenager was a passenger in the car that crashed. The boy's father and Sydnor were childhood friends, and Sydnor, who is black, said the youngster's family was close to him at a time when racism was widespread.
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BERLINHEIGHTS- The Berlin Heights Garden Club Flower Show was held Aug. 4 and 5 during Berlin Heights Basket Festival:
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When Marj Girosky saw someone at the fair who needed a quick sewing favor, she gladly leant a hand and refused payment. But she ended up with a CD signed by county music star Rodney Atkins for her hospitality. Girosky owns Sewing Connection in Milan and spends every fair week in a booth underneath the grandstand. She said Monday a man walked past her booth, did a double-take, then came in and asked for help.
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NORWALK - The following people were recently convicted of crimes in Norwalk Municipal Court, Judge John Ridge presiding: Ryan L. Rang, 23, 24B Ontario St., Norwalk; failure to confine a dog; conviction date: Aug. 7; fine, $25; costs, $45; defendant shall pay fine and cost within 30 days.