A Heat Advisory will be in effect between noon and 7pm today.
The heat index could reach 102.
A 20-year-old man was arrested Tuesday, for beating a 9-month-old boy.
Christopher Mills is in jail, for felonious assault. His bond is set at $100,000. Reports indicate the infant suffered nine fractures to the same leg in recent weeks. Sheriff Dane Howard said during questioning, Mills confessed to losing his temper, and causing the injuries. The infant is in stable condition, and is expected to fully recover.
The Huron Board of Education has hired a deputy superintendent to lead the district, while superintendent Fred Fox is on paid leave.
John Fernbaugh will start August 1st, at a rate of nearly $570 per day. He most recently served as superintendent of the Woodmore Schools. Fox was placed on leave last month, amid allegations of ethical misconduct. He’s facing termination proceedings.
The Willard Board of Education has finalized a contract with new superintendent Jeff Ritz.
It’s a two-year deal, with $100,000 annually. Ritz is replacing David Danhoff who’s leaving for the Lakota Local Schools.
In response to severe heat and rainfall shortages across large areas of Ohio, Governor John Kasich has signed an executive order instructing state agencies to help farmers.
As part of Kasich’s order, Ohio will urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to give farmers drought-related assistance, including emergency low-interest loans for crop losses, relief payments for non-insurable losses, and a temporary deferral of payments on federal loans. Kasich’s order is effective immediately.
Student drug testing in Vermilion is closer to reality.
Board members have a draft policy. It could be approved next month.
Downtown street sweepings will take place in Norwalk tomorrow between 3am and 7:30am.
City officials say avoid parking on Main, Monroe and Seminary Streets, along with the first blocks of several side streets, Case, Hester, Linwood, Prospect and Wooster.
A statewide cable news channel is shutting down.
The Ohio News Network, or ONN will cease operations August 31st. The announcement was made yesterday.
Police are searching for a fast food worker, who made off with over $2,000.
Perkins police say the man grabbed a money bag and fled Wendy’s on Perkins Avenue. It happened Tuesday morning…He hasn’t been seen since. When he’s caught, the man will be charged with felony theft.