Longtime Huron County Probate and Juvenile Court Judge Thomas Heydinger has died.
Heydinger passed away yesterday, at age 71. He served on the bench from 1975 until 2002. A few years after retiring, he served as interim 58th District State Representative. Services for Judge Heydinger will be held at 10:30 Thursday morning, at St. Paul Catholic Church in Norwalk.
Second half Huron County property taxes are due by this Friday.
Bond is set at $10,000, for a Willard woman accused of hitting her brother with her car.
As we told you yesterday, 18-year-old Taylor Cress was jailed Saturday for felonious assault. Deputies said she hit 24-year-old Michael Cress, at their Willard West Road home. The incident remains under investigation.
Five years in prison for a Willard man who stole from migrant workers.
Cody Shaarda was sentenced yesterday on charges of robbery and burglary. Shaarda was arrested in May after stealing a gold necklace from one man and cash from another. Authorities said he stole to feed his heroin addiction.
Erie County deputies are looking for a man who stole more than $3,000 from Kalahari’s arcade.
The man’s accused of stealing cash from five different kiosk machines. The kiosks are used to exchange cash for arcade credits. Deputies believe the man may have had inside help.
The Willard Board of Education has hired high school principal Jeff Ritz as the district’s new superintendent.
He’s replacing David Danhoff who’s leaving for the Lakota Local Schools. The school board accepted Danhoff’s resignation and named Ritz as his replacement during last night’s meeting. Ritz’s contract will be finalized during a special meeting to be held later this month.
No meeting of Norwalk City Council tonight.
Council’s next meeting will be one week from today.
It’s a busy time, at Camp Perry.
Long considered the “World Series of Shooting Sports”, the 2012 National Matches are underway. Woody Arenas, NRA Marketing Coordinator said the National Matches draw between 4000 and 5000 competitors from all over each year. He also said the public is welcome to attend the competition at the Port Clinton National Guard base. For more information, go online to nrahq.org.
Staggering early numbers from Ohio’s two casinos.
The state says gamblers bet as much as $350 million at Cleveland’s Horseshoe Casino since it opened on May 14th. After payouts, the casino made nearly $43 million. Toledo’s Hollywood Casino opened May 29th. Since then, it’s taken in $240 million in bets and grossed nearly $23 million.