Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The National Weather Service Office in Cleveland has issued a Freeze Watch for the entire area, from 2am until 10am tomorrow.

Lows in some spots could drop below 30 degrees.


The highway patrol is investigating last night’s car-pedestrian crash that killed an 85-year-old Perkins Township man.

It happened at 7:20. Edward Bilkulcious was walking across West Bogart Road, when he was hit by a car driven by Steven Dickman of Monroeville. Bilkulcious was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center, and was pronounced dead at the hospital. Some of West Bogart Road was closed for several hours.


The Milan Township man missing since early Monday morning was found in West Virginia.

When discovered by deputies there, 84-year-old Jack Smith was experiencing medical issues, and was taken to a nearby hospital.


Area authorities are searching for a Bellevue man wanted for felony theft.

34-year-old Bruce Sullivan took off yesterday, while being interviewed by deputies at a Tiffin Avenue scrapyard. According to reports, Sullivan fled into woods near Old Railroad Road in Perkins Township. He hasn’t been seen since.


A dump truck driver from Norwalk was flown to St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center after a rollover crash near Berlin Heights.

Tom Herner was injured yesterday afternoon.  His injuries weren’t considered life threatening.


A reminder…

The Huron County Board of Elections will be open until 6 tonight and tomorrow night, for early voting. The office is in the County Administration Building, at 180 Milan Avenue in Norwalk.


A special presentation in Norwalk.

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown was in the Maple City this morning to present overdue military honors to a Huron County veteran and local families of deceased veterans.  Donald Dennison of Norwalk served in the U.S. Marine Corp.  He received the Good Conduct Medal, The Army Service Ribbon, the Marksman Badge and the Auto Rifle Bar and Grenade Bar.  Also receiving various honors and medals this morning:  family members of five deceased veterans:  Fredrick Sturgeon, Donald Bahnsen, James Allen Jr., Richard Feaga and John Goostree.  Veterans and family members of deceased veterans may request military records and medals by visiting the ‘constituent services’ section of Senator Brown’s website,  Brown encourages veterans to discuss their service with family members.


Tickets are still available, for Saturday’s ‘Ghost Tour’, at Norwalk’s Woodlawn Cemetery.

VIP tickets are $40, which includes a 5pm dinner with the Firelands Paranormal Society, and the 7pm tour. Tickets for just the tour are $22. Tickets are being sold at the Main Street Norwalk Office on West Main, and at Berry’s.