Bellevue couple dies in crash Wednesday morning
A two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in Sandusky County claimed the lives of an elderly Bellevue couple. 81 year-old Lucille and 88 year-old Donald Lepley were both killed when Lucille ran a stop sign at the intersection of Township Road 205 and County Road 308 in York Township near Bellevue, where her and her husband, the car’s passenger, were struck by a vehicle driven by 61 year-old Margaret Huff of Bellevue. Huff was also seriously injured and taken to a Toledo hospital.
Woman injured after flipping car in Norwalk Wal-Mart parking lot
A Norwalk woman received minor injuries, but it could’ve been much worse, when she flipped her car in the parking lot of the Norwalk Wal-Mart on Wednesday around 12 noon. Nancy Hetrick apparently lost her water bottle while parking, when her foot accidentally hit the gas, where she then struck at least two vehicles followed by two cement posts in front of the store’s garden center entrance. Norwalk Police Chief Dave Light told the Norwalk Reflector that Hetrick’s car then flipped and was impaled through the windshield by the posts, with a post ending up just between her knees. No one else was injured.
Flickinger Insurance helping with Norwalk United Fund campaign
Flickinger Insurance in Norwalk is helping assist The Norwalk Area United Fund with their annual fundraiser kickoff. Now through the end of October, for each new ‘like’ on their Facebook page, Flickinger Insurance will donate $1 to The Norwalk Area United Fund. The 2017 campaign goal for The Norwalk Area United Fund is $360,000.
Thomas Edison statue unveiled at U.S. Capitol
A ceremony was held yesterday afternoon at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C. to celebrate the unveiling of the Thomas Edison statue, the newest addition to the National Statuary Hall Collection. The Edison likeness now joins a statue of President James Garfield as the two representatives from the state of Ohio depicted in the collection. The statue of the Milan-born inventor weighs 900 pounds, and stands nearly seven feet tall.
Perkins Restaurant hosting pancake fundraiser today
Perkins Restaurant in Sandusky is hosting a fundraiser today for ‘Give Kids the World’ a non-profit organization that assists families of children with life-threatening illnesses with everything that goes along with making their ‘wish’ come true – such as hotel stays, meals, and transportation. You can receive a free short-stack of pancakes today, for any donation made to ‘Give Kids the World’.