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Monday, May 13, 2013

A Freeze Warning is in effect for Huron County, until 9am.

 

It’s a doubleheader day for the first-place Cleveland Indians.

The Tribe and Yankees will make up games that were rained out April 10th and 11th. Game 1 will start at 12:05, with game 2 starting about 20 minutes after the first game. You can hear both games on 95.3, WLKR.

 

The Norwalk Police Department will join other state and local law enforcement agencies in the 2013 National ‘Click It or Ticket’ seat belt enforcement effort.

This year’s campaign begins one week from today and will end June 2nd.

 

Omega Road, between Rome Greenwich Road and State Route 13 in Greenwich Township is now closed.

Crews are putting in a new culvert and doing other work.  According to the Huron County Highway Department, Omega Road will be closed for four weeks.  Traffic is being detoured along Alpha Road.

 

A number of coaches will be rehired, during tomorrow night’s meeting of the Norwalk Board of Education.

Among them: Chris MacFarland as head football coach, Steve Gray as boys basketball coach, and Brock Manlet as girls basketball coach. Tomorrow’s meeting will be at 7pm, at Norwalk High School.

 

Also meeting tomorrow night—Norwalk City Council.

The special session will begin at 7:30, at Norwalk City Hall. On the agenda—An application for a federal grant, to fund one full-time police officer.

 

Willard’s annual Memorial Day parade is set.

Lineup will begin at 9:30am May 27th at West Pearl Street and Dale Avenue.  The parade will begin at 10am and will travel along Pearl Street, Myrtle Avenue, Front Street and Spring Street to the cemetery on State Route 99.  The guest speaker for the program at the cemetery will be Huron County Veterans Service Officer Richard Carlisle.

 

Work should end soon, on the U.S. Route 20 bridge spanning the Huron River in Monroeville.

According to ODOT, repairs should be complete sometime this week.

 

Perkins police are searching for a man who’s been passing counterfeit $20 bills.

He’s described as a thin black male, with a beard. According to reports, he’s passed the ‘funny money’ at several businesses in Perkins Township.

 

The U.S. Coast Guard was called on, to rescue three people from Lake Erie.

Saturday’s rescue took place north of Vermilion. Reports indicate the Coast Guard found a 19-foot recreational boat taking on water. Crews pumped out the water, and towed the boat to shore.

 

A federal grant application is on tomorrow night’s Norwalk City Council agenda.

City officials are seeking federal funds to cover the cost of one full-time police officer.

 

Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot is worth at least $350 million.

Mega Millions is up to 170 million.