8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
I'm hesitant to write a letter of criticism ... you always do a wonderful job of printing my articles, promoting my events, etc. However, I must tell you that I am very disappointed in the article in yesterday's (Aug. 2) paper about the well known citizens drinking in the ball park. What on earth were you thinking when you chose to include the information about Mindy Knoll? She was fired, convicted, sentenced. Now she is on probation, working elsewhere, and trying very hard to put her life and her family back together.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
"They could cancel the festival for all I care," said Ron Vesche, owner of Main Street Flowers, which has been in business for 21 years. "We just close up (during the festival). We don't get one person in our store." Sound familiar? You might think this was a quote from somebody following the now-defunct Strawberry Festival in Norwalk. If you did, you would be wrong.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - Janotta & Herner Inc., of Monroeville, celebrated its third annual "Christmas in July" program July 16. This new concept in corporate charitable giving takes the funds that were previously used for Christmas gifts to clients in December and divides it between various charities in the communities in which JHI operates. At a presentation ceremony held at the JHI offices, representatives from eight county Salvation Armies along with an area Food Pantry received checks in the amount of $1,250 in the name of Janotta & Herner and their numerous clients in these communities.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - Council voted unanimously Monday to apply for funding for the next phase of the Myrtle Avenue reconstruction project. This phase will concentrate on the southernmost part of the street, near the U.S. 224 intersection. It will address drainage issues along the street and replacing the street pavement. The city will apply for funds in September from the Ohio Public Works Commission, although work will not begin until sometime in 2009.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK FIRE Responded to a false fire alarm activation at 8:03 a.m. Monday at the Huron County Courthouse. The alarm sounded because of contractors installing the new heating and air conditioning system. Returned to station at 8:15.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
The Bartow 60th annual family reunion will be held at noon Aug. 19 at the recreation area/pavilion behind Norwalk Furniture on Ohio 18. There will be games, raffles, and prizes. An extra special 60th anniversary adult raffle item oak old-fashioned hooded doll cradle handcrafted by Ken Hahn Jr., and fun, surprise raffle items for kids. There will be the famous annual Pinochle and horseshoe tournaments, and the white elephant auction. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
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.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
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."
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
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.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
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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.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
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.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
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.
8:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
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)
8:20 AM Jul 25, 2010
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.
8:20 AM Jul 25, 2010
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