Gas prices took quite a jump yesterday.
At some area stations, the increase was more than 30 cents, to $2.45 per gallon.
State Route 99, a half-mile south of Mead Road in Ridgefield Township will close Monday for a culvert replacement.
The road is expected to re-open by April 24th.
A convicted sex offender from New London has been found guilty of not registering his address.
36-year-old Wesley Miller of New London is in the Huron County Jail, and will remain there until he’s sentenced next month. Miller had been living with a relative, but was kicked out. He’s considered a Tier I sex offender, which means he’s required to register his address with authorities annually, for 15 years.
To Sandusky, where police are investigating two sizeable thefts…
One is a black 2007 Chevy Cobalt, from Kasper Buick-GMC. The theft was reported Monday evening. Also stolen in recent days…$500 worth of instant lottery tickets from Speedway gas station, at Campbell and Perkins. Police checked surveillance video, but found nothing.
Appointments are being made, for kindergarten registration in the Willard City Schools.
Registration dates are scheduled for April 20th and 21st. To make an appointment, call Central Elementary School.
Around the state…
Gambling revenue high a new record high in March, topping $145 million. That broke the previous record by about $10 million. Ohio has four casinos, and seven ‘racinos.’
The varsity baseball coach at famed Massillon Washington High School has been placed on leave, after he was caught with drugs.
Various reports say 31-year-old Neall French was arrested March 9th, after he was found to be in possession of crack cocaine. His arrest just became public.
Two former University of Toledo athletes have been sentenced to three years probation, for point-shaving.
Keith Triplett and Kashif Payne are the final two former basketball players sentenced in the scandal, which dates back to 2004. In all, seven former Rocket athletes, including three football players, have been sentenced for conspiring with a Detroit-area gambler.