We’re keeping an eye on this Sunday.
There’s a 90 percent chance of snow, but just how much snow remains to be seen. Some forecast models say it could be several inches.
A head-on crash in Seneca County has claimed a Willard man.
28-year-old Ted Patrick was killed at approximately 2:20 this morning on U.S. Route 224 in Bloom Township. According to the Highway Patrol, Patrick’s pickup truck crossed the center line and drove into the path of a bucket truck owned by American Power Company. The crash remains under investigation.
A Valley View man was charged with failure to control, after crashing a car at U.S. Route 6 and Perkins Avenue yesterday afternoon.
According to the highway patrol, 24-year-old Jason Carney was traveling at a high rate of speed on Perkins Avenue, when the car went off the road, went airborne, and hit a utility pole, snapping the pole in two. Prior to the crash, Carney had passed numerous cars. He was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center, for treatment of minor injuries. The crash shut down the intersection of Route 6 and Perkins Avenue, and Norfolk and Southern Railroad stopped all train traffic, due to low-hanging wires. The car, a 2015 Chevy Impala, owned by his employer, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, sustained heavy damage.
A longtime Huron County employee is facing a drug charge.
Lynn Chapin of Norwalk is charged with permitting drug abuse. She’s due in court next month. The charge is a first-degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to six months in jail, and a $1,000 fine. The charge goes back to last fall, when deputies discovered a suspected marijuana-growing operation inside the home Chapin shares with her live-in boyfriend, Gregory Dauch. Marijuana seized at the scene was sent to a state lab for testing. Earlier this month, Dauch was charged with cultivating marijuana. Chapin was charged earlier this week. Chapin works at the Huron County Auditor’s Office. She’s been a county employee since 1989.
With an eye on hiring a new superintendent, the Perkins Board of Education has scheduled three special sessions for February.
The first one will be held at 6pm Monday. After that, the school board will meet in special session at 6pm February 9th and 5pm February 11th. The board will interview applicants during the second and third meetings. All three meetings will be held at the Administrative Service Center.
A recent traffic stop on the Ohio Turnpike turned into a big drug bust.
Two Nevada residents were jailed after they were pulled over January 21st near the Baumhart Road exit in Lorain County. Troopers became suspicious during the stop leading to a search of the car. That search turned up more than 200 pounds of marijuana worth $1.2 million.