Friday, April 13th, 2018

Huron/High School closed today

Due to a water main break, Huron High School is closed today.

All other schools in the district are going on as scheduled.

 

Norwalk/Drug charges for man and woman

A man and woman from Norwalk were arrested on drug charges Wednesday following a traffic stop on US 250 and Bogart Road in Perkins Township.

Police reportedly found cocaine and heroin on 21-year-old Dylan Souslin and 27-year-old Renee Boyce.

 

Norwalk/No injuries in school bus rear-ending

No one was hurt when a pickup truck rear-ended a Norwalk City School bus taking students home on Thursday.

The accident happened in the Norwalk High School parking lot with the truck receiving damage to its’ bumper and the bus left with a dent.

The driver of the truck, a Norwalk student, then allegedly backed up and drove away, according to an eye-witness.

After being identified, the pickup driver later returned to the scene.

 

Norwalk/ Lady Truckers asst. softball coach suspended with pay

Norwalk High School assistant softball coach Greg Hurst has been suspended with pay for the rest of the season.

Superintendent George Fisk told the Norwalk Reflector there was something between Hurst and head coach Julie Schmidt that was probably a distraction to the team.

Hurst, in his second season at Norwalk, said that he and the head coach have a “little different coaching styles”.

 

Norwalk-Monroeville/New Curriculum director at Monroeville

Monroeville Local Schools have named current Norwalk Pleasant Elementary second-grade teacher Coral Smith as their new full-time curriculum director.

Norwalk recently approved Smith’s resignation, effective at the end of this school year.

Smith has over 10-years of teaching experience as well as a multiple-month stint as the interim Dean of Students at Pleasant.

 

New London/Firelands Electric Co-op needing new trustee

Due to moving out of the area, Firelands Electric Cooperative is looking to replace District 9 trustee Neil Winslow.

The board is expected to fill the vacancy through an election during the co-op’s annual meeting in June.

Winslow also was recently replaced by New London City Council, due to moving.

 

Sandusky/Clean and Safe program

The City of Sandusky’s downtown district looks to be cleaner and safer this summer thanks to a local partnership that led to $100,000 being contributed to a Kentucky-based company.

Downtown Sandusky Inc. and the city government recently gave the funds to the “Block by Block” company, which will begin cleanup in May.

It’s part of Sandusky’s ‘Clean and Safe’ program, which includes litter and graffiti removal.

 

Norwalk/Rave for Recovery

A benefit concert for the Huron County Peer Recovery Community Center, “Rave for Recovery” takes place Saturday evening in Norwalk.

The show at the Huron County Fair Grounds Expo Building begins at 6:00 pm with $10 tickets available at the door.

The concert is intended for youth grades 6 through 12.

 

Norwalk/CLI hosting 5K on Saturday

CLI’s annual 5-K is set for Saturday at 9:00 am.

Registration is $30 for the “Out & Back Give Back” 5-K; which begins at 8:00 am, rain or shine, at CLI Workshop on South Norwalk Road West.

All proceeds will be donated to local charities.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

FRIDAY, APRIL 13TH, 2018

 

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Breezy, with winds possibly gusting as high as 32 mph.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers, mainly after midnight.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.

 

Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Temperature falling to around 43 by 5:00 pm.

 

Sunday

Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, breezy.  High near 59.