Rittman Woman Passes Away from Injuries Suffered in Motorcycle Crash in Groton Township
A woman from Rittman died Sunday after being involved in a motorcycle accident with her husband on Saturday in Groton Township. The Sandusky Register reports that 39 year-old Calista Newsome passed away at Cleveland Metro Health from head injuries suffered in a crash on Ohio 4 south of the Strecker Road intersection, this all according to Ohio State Highway Patrol Lieutenant Brett Gockstetter. The condition of her husband, 37 year-old Jeremy Newsome from Waverly, is unknown. Husband Jeremy was the driver with his wife on the back, when their rear tire went flat, causing Jeremy to lose control of the cycle, eventually ejecting them both from the vehicle; with neither wearing helmets.
Norwalk City Council to meet tonight (Tuesday 5/31) in Work Session
City Council in Norwalk will meet this evening in work session. The agenda includes discussion on exceeding tax levy limitations for recreational purposes, as well as a resolution involving a NatureWorks grant agreement with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources totaling $17,788 for the Baines Park Shelter Replacement Project. The meeting gets underway tonight at 7:30 pm in Norwalk Municipal Court.
Sandusky Man dies in Margaretta Township Crash
A two-car, head-on crash in Margaretta Township has left a Sandusky man dead.Gerold Hebner was 74. The highway patrol says, a car driven by 30 year old Brandon Halbisen drifted left-of-center last night on Barret Road and struck Hebner’s car. Hebner was killed. Halbisen suffered minor injuries.
Ohio’s Controlled Hunting Applications Coming Soon
Applications will soon be accepted for controlled deer and waterfowl hunts at selected areas during the 2016-2017 season. The application period opens tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1st, and runs through July 31st. Hunters can apply for the controlled hunts by completing the application process online at wildohio.gov or by calling 800-WILDLIFE and requesting an application. There is a non-refundable application fee of $3 per hunt. Hunters will be randomly drawn from applications. Successful applicants will be informed and given additional hunt information.
Ohio Bike Week events Continue
Activities continue today in Sandusky for Ohio Bike Week with The Mansfield Reformatory Prison Ride this morning, a motorcycle and motorcycle parts auction preview at 12 noon and auction at 6:00 pm, with live music throughout the afternoon and evening. A complete schedule can be found online at www.OhioBikeWeek.com
Edison Softball Team going to State
The Edison Girls Softball team advanced to the State Softball Final 4 in Division 4 with a 2-1 win on Saturday over Archbold. Edison is #6 ranked in the state and owns a record of 24-3. They will battle #7 ranked Canfield South Range (28-3) in the state semi-finals on Thursday at 5:30 pm at Akron Firestone Stadium. The Edison Chargers are going back to the state semi-finals for the second time in school history; as they also made it there in 2012.