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Thursday, August 15, 2013

If you’re 60 or over, it’s a good day to go to the 92nd annual Huron County Fair.

It’s Senior Day, featuring one cent admission if you were born in 1953 or earlier. At 10:30 this morning, it’s the annual Senior Royalty Contest. Each nursing home in Huron County is sending a king and queen contestant, and this year’s senior royalty will be picked from those participating. Contestants will be judged on poise, personality and appearance. The competition will be held at the Veteran’s Pavilion. On tap tonight—The small livestock sale, which begins at 6, and Motocross races at 7. Carrie Danger will broadcast live from the fair, between 3 and 8.

 

A Sandusky man is in the Erie County Jail, after his arrest for allegedly downloading and distributing child pornography.

34-year-old Stephen Protzman was arrested yesterday morning, after Sandusky police searched his West Market St. home. Investigators were able to analyze Protzman’s computer at the scene.

 

A chain-reaction crash on Route 6 in Sandusky County has put two people in the hospital.

Last night’s crash in Riley Township involving two tractor trailers and a car shut down the road for several hours.

 

Recently retired Norwalk City Schools Assistant Superintendent Sue Goodsite has been re-hired.

This week, the Board of Education approved a one-year, $99,900 contract for Goodsite. She also serves as director of curriculum and grants.

 

State Route 99, between the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks and Wood Road in Erie County is now open.

It was closed, for a culvert replacement.

 

There’s more trouble, for a Monroeville woman busted for drugs.

Holly Daniel is expected to face more charges, for allegedly using a family member’s credit card without permission. She’s accused of racking up more than $1,500 worth of purchases in a month. On Sunday, Daniel and Steve Patrick of Sandusky were arrested in Norwalk. Deputies seized heroin, and more than $4000 cash.

 

The Coast Guard is finding more boaters who think it’s okay to drink while on the water.

Officials say they’re ahead of last year’s pace for ‘boating under the influence’ citations on the Great Lakes with nearly 90 people so far this year.  More than half the violations were reported on Lake Erie.

 

Area gas prices jumped yesterday, from as low as $3.23, to $3.55.

 

Get’em while you can…

The fall edition of the Voice of the Firelands magazine is now out.  It contains high school football, volleyball and soccer schedules, high school football broadcast schedule for 95.3 WLKR and K96 and much, much more.  The free Voice of the Firelands magazine is available in our broadcast booth at the Huron County Fair, select businesses around the area and at the radio ranch.