Tuesday, October 15, 2013

A 25-year-old Bellevue homicide will be featured tonight on national TV.

The TNT crime drama ‘Cold Justice’ will show new efforts to solve the death of Isabel Cordle, who died by a hatchet wound to the head in January of 1988. The show will air at 10pm. With the help of ‘Cold Justice’, the Sandusky County Sheriff’s Office is looking at new evidence, and a new suspect.


Election Day is three weeks from today.

Early voting is allowed by mail or in person at the Board of Elections office.  On the ballot…various local issues, along with races for city and village council, township and school board.


A teacher at Lancaster Fisher Catholic High School is on paid leave, amid allegations she ‘sexted’ a student.

Police are investigating.


A potential change is brewing for truckers.

If approved, a bill in Columbus would require any rig or heavy vehicle weighing more than 10,000 pounds to be in the two right-hand lanes on highways with three or more lanes going in the same direction.  Violators would be fined $100.


5pm today is when the Sandusky City Commissioners will choose a firm to demolish the Keller Building.

The downtown structure is considered a safety hazard.


Social Security recipients won’t see much of an increase in benefits in 2014.

The projection is 1.5%.  That’s considered an all-time low.


A class action lawsuit has been filed against the village of Lucas.

More than 60 people are suing, over ‘red light’ cameras. The case will be heard in Richland County Common Pleas Court.


Authorities in Muskingum County are investigating a fatal hunting accident.

They said a man died Sunday night, when he apparently shot himself by accident. It happened, near the end of Ohio’s muzzleloader season.


State Route 60 in downtown New London is expected to re-open today.

It’s been closed since July, amid fears a nearby building would collapse.


10 outstanding high school bands will meet in Milan Saturday, for the annual Edison High School Marching Band Review.

It’ll start at 7pm, at the stadium. This year’s band lineup includes South Central, Buckeye Central, Rittman, Open Door, Bellevue, Toledo St. Francis DeSales, Norwalk, Vermilion, Willard, Edison Middle School and Edison High School. Dick Goddard from Fox-8 TV will once again serve as Master of Ceremonies. Tickets are $5, and $4 for students and senior citizens. All proceeds will benefit the Edison Music Department. A canned food drive will be held as well. Five cans of food will equal one free ticket.


On tonight’s Norwalk City Council agenda:

Legislation approving the pre-annexation zoning request of American Legion Post 41. Also on the agenda—an ordinance dealing with compensation for the Mayor. Mayor Rob Duncan recently said he’d decline a raise. Tonight’s meeting begins at 7:30, in the Norwalk Muni Courtroom.