Congratulations to this year’s Huron County Senior Fair Queen and King.
Elizabeth (Betty) Gemmel and Bob Reiter were crowned during yesterday’s competition. Nice weather helped boost yesterday’s fair attendance, to 10,430. That means paid attendance between Monday and Thursday was just under 32,000.
It’s day number five of the Huron County Fair.
Tonight’s Rough Truck and Car Competition begins at 6:30. Tomorrow is the final day of the 94th annual Huron County Fair. The large livestock auction will start things off at 9am.The traditional closer, the demolition derby will begin at 6.
Norwalk police were summoned to Bouscay Avenue early this morning after an apparent stabbing.
The call came in around 2am. We’ll have more, as details become available.
Burglars have struck again, at businesses near the Radio Ranch.
This week, overnight break-ins occurred at Heartland Mechanical Services, and Old Towne Windows and Doors on U.S. Route 250 in Milan Township. The thief or thieves stole cash and a furnace from Heartland Mechanical, and an undisclosed amount of cash from Old Towne Windows. Similar break-ins occurred last month at Smetzer Paint and Supply, Warnike Carpet and Gibson’s Landscaping, all on Route 250.
State Route 547, between routes 20 and 99 in the village of Monroeville will close Monday, for a sewer project.
The road will re-open at the end of October.
New figures show the state’s unemployment rate went down in July.
According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the state’s jobless rate was five percent, down from 5.2 percent in June. Figures also show Ohio added nearly 57,000 jobs between July of 2014 and last month.
Some good news, for the Norwalk-Huron County Airport.
According to a press release from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown the airport has been awarded a $256,000 federal grant to repair Runway 10/28, Taxiways A1 and C, and Aprons A and C. Work is expected to begin in the coming weeks.
The Huron County Board of Elections will meet in special session at 7:15 next Tuesday morning, to discuss the hiring of personnel.
The meeting will be held in the board office, at the Huron County Administration Building in Norwalk.