Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Shelby band director charged with rape

The band director at Shelby High School has been charged with rape.

Richland Source reports that 27-year-old Oyun Hyun was arrested Monday in Ontario in connection with an incident on the night of November 20th.

Shelby City Schools have placed Hyun on paid suspension pending the criminal investigation.

The school says the alleged incident didn’t happen during school hours and did not involve a Shelby student or resident.


Huron County man indicted for stealing grain

A Monroeville man faces charges of aggravated and grand theft involving the selling of grain.

78-year-old Richard Schwan has been indicted on 41 counts including 32 felonies while being accused of selling grain on behalf of 35 farmers and keeping $3.5 million in profits from the sales.

Schwan was registered with the Ohio Department of Agriculture as a grain handler.


Utility rates going up in New London

Rates for utilities are increasing in New London.

Water will go up just a few cents; with sewer service being raised by three percent.

Other rates are also increasing with information available at village hall.


17-year-old student arrested at North Point

A 17-year-old male student at North Point Educational Service Center in Perkins Township was arrested Tuesday after allegedly punching a concrete wall and screaming profanities.

The Sandusky boy was charged with disorderly conduct, unruly child and delinquent juvenile; and was taken to the Erie County Juvenile Justice Center.


Over $1 million awarded to local governments for home repairs

Four area governments have been awarded $1.4 million from a federal program to be used for home repairs.

Erie County and the towns of Huron, Sandusky and Vermilion will receive the funds; with the money to be set aside for residents who need help paying for vital upgrades; such as fixing a leaky roof or repairing a furnace.

The funds must be used in Erie County within two years.


Huron County airport board resignations have been rescinded

The two Huron County Airport board members who resigned last week have rescinded those resignations.

Harry Brady and Melissa James met with county commissioners Tuesday where they had a change of heart after finding out they would be covered by a consortium for county insurance.

According to the Norwalk Reflector, Commissioner Terry Boose said that Brady felt worried that he and James would be personally financially responsible for anything that happened at the airport.

Before Brady and James decided to return, the board was down to just one member.


Willard fire and police departments hosting food drive

This weekend, the fire and police departments in Willard will be hosting their 2nd annual ‘Fill a Fire Truck’ Christmas Food Drive.

Non-perishable food items, hygiene products and monetary donations will be collected behind the fire station from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday; which will benefit the Willard Area Food Bank.


Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center wins two awards from SportsEvents Magazine

Sports Force Parks in Sandusky has been given two awards from a national sports publication.

SportsEvents Magazine has given the facility their ‘Reader’s Choice Award’, where readers voted online for their favorite sports venues across the country.

The park also received the ‘Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Award’ for their Fourth of July Fireworks Classic.




Sunny, with a high near 46.



Increasing clouds, with a low around 34.



Showers likely, mainly in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.



Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.