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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Today is Veteran’s Day at the Huron County Fair.

Admission is just one penny, for veterans with proper ID. Tonight’s grandstand attraction is the OSTPA Tractor Pull with semi’s. It begins at 6:30. General admission to that is free, while box, track and pit seats are $5. Tomorrow is Senior Citizens Day at the Huron County Fair. Admission will be one cent, for anyone 60 and over.

 

Congratulations to this year’s Huron County Fair Queen and King.

Megan Cornish and Nathan Griffith were crowned last night.  Cornish is a recent graduate of South Central High School.  Griffith is a junior at Norwalk High School.

 

The Norwalk Police Department will join law enforcement agencies across the country, to participate in the 2013 National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown.

Between this Friday and September 2nd, officers will work overtime hours, looking for impaired drivers. Norwalk police will focus on U.S. Route 250, U.S. Route 20, State Route 61, State Route 18, Whittelsey Avenue and League Street.

 

A Kalahari bartender has been charged with theft and misuse of credit cards, for allegedly padding customer tips.

According to reports, Bruce Brown of Sandusky allegedly added a few dollars to patrons’ tabs, if he felt he deserved more. Kalahari security learned of the scam, when a guest complained her bill was higher than expected. Brown is free on bond.

 

For the second time this week, Huron County deputies have made a drug bust in Norwalk.

A small amount of heroin was seized from the corner of West Main and Pleasant. No other information has been released.

 

A Norwalk man will spend 4 1/2 years in prison for stealing thousands of dollars from family and friends.

Dale McClaflin was sentenced yesterday in Huron County Common Pleas Court.  Prosecutors said the money was used to buy drugs.

 

Today marks the 10th anniversary of a massive blackout that affected more than 50 million people, including one million in Ohio.

Since then, utility companies say they’ve spend hundreds of millions of dollars on new monitoring equipment and better computer systems.

 

Hot of the press…

The fall edition of the Voice of the Firelands Magazine.  It contains high school football, volleyball and soccer schedules, our football broadcast schedule and much, much more.  The free Voice of the Firelands magazine is available in our booth at the Huron County Fair, select businesses around the area and at the radio ranch.

 

Operators of the new Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati are being credited for doing the right thing after making a mistake that cost them one-million-dollars.

The casino had a Saturday night drawing where it announced Kevin Lewis won a million-dollar prize.  Lewis was in the room and jumped for joy when he heard his name called out.  However, while he was being handed the giant check, casino managers realized it was a different man named Kevin Lewis who was the rightful winner.  After admitting their mistake, Horseshoe Casino operators gave each Kevin Lewis a million-dollar prize.

 

Afternoon baseball!

The Tribe and Twins at 1:10.