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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The last of three defendants accused of running a meth lab in Norwalk has pleaded guilty to charges of possession of meth, and attempted child endangering.

Allen Mobberly will be sentenced next month. Mobberly was arrested in March, after Norwalk police discovered a meth lab inside a Bouscay Avenue apartment. His three-year-old son was in the apartment. Two co-defendants, James Arthur II of New Haven, and Paul Prince of Mansfield are each serving seven years in prison.

 

As expected, State Route 60 in downtown New London re-opened yesterday.

It had been closed since late July, due to an unsafe building structure.

 

From the Ohio Department of Transportation:

State Route 61, near Laylin Road in Norwalk will remain closed until early November for a bridge replacement.  It was scheduled to re-open this Friday.

 

A pickup truck driver suffered minor injuries, after slamming into a home in Bellevue.

Yesterday’s accident occurred at noon, on Kilbourne Street. We’ll have more, as details become available.

 

Tonight is when residents of the Norwalk City School district can learn more, about a proposed income tax increase.

An informational meeting called “What Is Happening In Our Schools?” will begin at 6:30, at the Ernsthausen Performing Arts Center at Norwalk High School. The program will last one hour. School officials have placed a 1.25 percent replacement earned income tax on the November ballot.

 

Teachers at EHOVE Career Center have a new three-year contract.

The deal between the EHOVE Education Association and the EHOVE Board of Education was approved last week.

 

We won’t know anytime soon if Ohio’s September unemployment rate was up, down, or the same.

The partial federal government shutdown means the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services won’t be issuing its monthly report on unemployment. The report was due out this Friday.