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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Baseball season is over, in Cleveland.

Last night, the Indians lost to Tampa Bay, 4-0 in the A.L. Wild Card game. The Tribe left 9 runners on base. The Rays move on to tomorrow’s Division Series, in Boston.

 

Trial is underway, in the case of a Huron County man charged in a Fitchville Township home invasion.

Jeremy Sax is accused of breaking into the home in March, and beating the resident. Two accomplices, Larry Thornsberry and Treva Campbell of Norwalk have entered guilty pleas. They’ll be sentenced later this month. Campbell testified against Sax, during yesterday’s session in Huron County Common Pleas Court.

 

One year in prison for a former Plymouth man accused of attacking the estranged husband of the women he was seeing.

Matthew Gayheart of Tiffin was sentenced yesterday in Huron County Common Pleas Court.  The assault occurred in June at a home in Willard.  The victim suffered a fractured eye socket.

 

A state law all but banning internet sweepstakes cafés could take effect as early as today.

Supporters of a referendum to overturn the ban have stopped collecting signatures, and aren’t sure if they’ll file a petition by this afternoon’s deadline. The Committee to Protect Ohio Jobs was given ten days to collect more signatures, after falling short of the number needed to put the issue on the ballot.

 

Police in Huron believe they’ve solved a rash of recent thefts from cars.

Two men, 18-year-old Kirt Bott, and 20-year-old Carleton Cherry were arrested early Tuesday morning, after a short chase from a Berlin Road home, to the Commerce Plaza. A resident had tipped off police that two suspicious men in dark clothes, with backpacks were near her home. A search of their bags turned up stolen items. When police went to their Huron apartment, they found numerous stolen items. Bott and Cherry remain in the Erie County Jail.

 

Felony charges have been filed against the Fairfield County Clerk of Courts and her husband.

Deborah and David Smalley were arrested Wednesday near Lancaster.  She’s accused of using county property for work on her campaign and ordering employees to work on the campaign in exchange for comp time.  Her husband is charged with complicity.

 

The Edison Charger Marching Band has been chosen to perform at the 2013 Ohio State Marching Band ‘Buckeye Invitational’ at Ohio Stadium next Saturday, October 12th.

The Charger band is one of 30 Ohio bands scheduled to perform at the prestigious event. Edison will go first, and will take the field at 11:30am, and will perform a 15-minute show. The Edison Music Boosters are selling advance tickets to the show.