Tuesday, June 11, 2013

It’s a story that’s quickly spreading around the state.

A Clyde man is facing charges of breaking and entering, theft and vandalism, for allegedly stealing grave markers and ornaments from the Oakland Cemetery on Milan Road in Sandusky. Jeffery Huey was arrested last Friday. He remains in the Erie County Jail, in lieu of $20,000 bond. Sandusky police used electronic surveillance to nab Huey. When law enforcement officers met at his County Road 213 home, they discovered dozens of grave ornaments lining his driveway. Investigators believe some of the items came from other cemeteries, including ones in Toledo and Michigan. They also believe he was reselling the items. Huey may face more charges.


Zenobia Road, between State Route 60 and Vesta Road in Clarksfield Township will be closed today, for major guardrail work.

Traffic will be detoured along Route 18.


Three people have been named as finalists, in the search for a new Monroeville Local Schools superintendent.

The list includes current Monroeville Elementary principal Bob Butler, former Port Clinton High School principal Ralph Moore, and Christine Standring, a North Point ESC curriculum specialist assigned to the Huron City Schools. Second interviews will be held next week. Current superintendent David Stubblebine is leaving to take over the Clyde-Green Springs Schools.


The city of Norwalk’s 2013 sidewalk repair program is scheduled to begin next Monday.

That’s when crews hired by the city will start to fix defective or dangerous sidewalks throughout Norwalk.


The Huron Board of Education will meet three times this week to interview seven superintendent applicants.

The board will meet behind closed doors at 6:30 tonight and Thursday night, and 8am Saturday.  All three meetings will be held in the board conference room.


The Perkins Board of Education will meet in special session and regular session, tomorrow.

The special session will begin at 5pm…The board will enter into executive session, to discuss personnel. The regular meeting will start at 6, in the Perkins High School auditorium.


A Mineral City, Ohio man is in ‘satisfactory’ condition after crashing his motorcycle head-on into a car.

Jeffery Becker remains at Akron City Hospital.  He was flown there late Friday night after the accident on U.S. Route 250, near Lockwood Road in the village of Milan.  Police suspect alcohol was factor in the crash.


The results are in from the Norwalk Police Department’s recent ‘Click It Or Ticket’ enforcement effort.

Between May 20th and June 2nd, officers made over 100 traffic stops and issued 55 citations, including 34 for seat belt violations.  Officers also issued more than 60 warnings.


Today is when the Ohio Supreme Court will hear oral arguments, in a case that could decide if company-paid employee benefits are countable as income, in calculating child support obligations.

Lawyers for a divorced Medina County man say a company-paid car and cell phone, insurance and Ohio State football tickets should not be counted as income, for the purpose of calculating child support.


A Greek company will continue to help run Ohio Lottery games.

Intralot is getting a two-year extension and $57 million.