Bellevue 17 year-old boy dies in Friday car crash
A single-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a 17 year-old from Bellevue. Kyle Cherry was killed while riding passenger in a car that lost control and struck a telephone pole, and overturned late Friday afternoon on County Road 278 in York Township, east of Clyde, in Sandusky County. The driver, 18 year-old Alexander Griggs, was critically injured and taken by Life Flight to a Toledo hospital. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.
Huron man in court today for possible homicide
A Huron man is due in court, in connection with a homicide in Vermilion- Township. The Erie County Sheriff’s Office believes, 22 year old Ian Seckt is responsible for the death of 58 year old David Quint. They also believe Seckt had been staying with Quint.
Two seriously injured in Sunday afternoon crash
A two-vehicle crash has left two people serious injured. It happened late Sunday afternoon on Fitchville River Road between Wakeman and Fitchville in Clarksfield Township in Huron County; when 23 year-old Devon Taft of New London drove left of center in a Dodge Avenger and struck 60 year-old Vernon Stein of Birmingham, in a Chevy Tahoe, head-on. Taft and Stein’s passenger, 62 year-old David Hahn of Birmingham, were seriously injured and taken by Life Flight to a Cleveland hospital. Stein’s injuries were not serious. Excessive speed is considered a factor in the crash.
Huron County Board of Election open special hours today for Absentee Voting
With Election Day looming tomorrow, this is the last day to vote early/absentee. The Huron County Board of Elections is open special hours today, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm to accommodate those wishing to cast their vote.
A look at select issues/levies on Huron County Ballot
It’s ‘Election Eve’, the day before Election Day. We took a look at the candidate races in Huron County on Friday, now here are a number of the issues on the ballot tomorrow night in Huron County:
-Norwalk City School District: ($3 mill/continuing period of time)
-Plymouth-Shiloh Local School District: Renewal ($3.8 mill/5 years)
-New London Local School District: Renewal ($1.35 mill/10 years)
-City of Norwalk: Renewal ($.3 mill/5 years)
-Greenwich Township: Renewal – Streets ($3 mill/3 years)
-City of Bellevue: Renewal – Parks/Rec ($1 mill/5 years)
-Huron County Public Health: Replacement ($.5 mill/10 years)
-Wakeman Fire District: Renewal ($2.5 mill/5 years)
Fire hydrant testing going on in Norwalk starting Monday
The Norwalk Fire Department will be randomly testing 50 fire hydrants throughout the city starting today (Monday) through November 18th. Testing can cause water to become temporarily discolored; so if this happens to your water, open your faucets and let cold water run for 15 to 30 minutes. The hydrant testing checks water availability for firefighting and commercial sprinkler systems.
HS Football Playoffs – Second round matchups announced
***Friday Games (7:30 pm)***
Division IV, Region 14
1 Port Clinton (10-1) vs. 5 Columbus Bishop Hartley (8-2)
at Tiffin Columbian Frost-Kalnow Stadium
–Division IV, Region 15
8 Duncan Falls Philo (9-2) vs. 4 Shelby (10-1)
at Westerville North Warrior Field at McCann Stadium
***Saturday Games (7:00 pm)***
-Division III, Region 10
2 Sandusky (10-1) vs. 6 Lexington (8-3)
at Bellevue First National Bank Field at Bellevue Athletic Facility
–Division V, Region 18
2 Pemberville Eastwood (10-1) vs. 3 Edison (10-1)
at Fremont Ross Don Paul Stadium at Harmon Field
–Division VII, Region 25
1 St. Paul (11-0) vs. 4 Monroeville (10-1)
at Sandusky Perkins Firelands Regional Medical Center Stadium