Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Driver killed in crash on U.S. 20 west of Fremont

A driver was killed Wednesday morning when his SUV ran underneath a semi-trailer at the west end of the U.S. 20 by-pass around Fremont.

According to authorities, a 57-year-old Michigan semi-truck driver was charged with vehicular homicide after pulling out in front of a Cadillac driven by 75-year-old William Mayle of Fremont, who died at the scene.

Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash.

 

Early voting underway

In-person absentee voting is now underway here in Ohio.

Registered voters can cast their ballots early from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at county board of elections’ offices over the next couple of weeks, with extended hours the week of October 30th.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 7th.

 

Free Medicare Check-Up Day event coming to Huron County

A Medicare Check-Up Day event will be held next Wednesday (10/18) at the Fisher Titus Medical Center, Jennings Auditorium, in Norwalk.

Counseling is by appointment only, beginning at 9:00 am.

Call ahead to schedule.

More information can be found online at the Ohio Department of Insurance website (www.insurance.ohio.gov).

 

ODOT memorial on display honoring lives lost in construction zone accidents

The Ohio Department of Transportation has created a travelling memorial to remember the 28 lives lost inside road construction zones a year ago.

The display consists of 28 construction vests placed over crosses in front of a flashing sign, displaying work zone death information.

The crosses are currently on display on State Route 2 near Camp Perry.

In 2016, 27 drivers and one state road employee were killed inside Ohio construction zones.

 

Edison High School students working on community projects

Edison High School students are working hard on two annual community service projects.

Senior Molly Davis is collecting can pull-tabs that will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Toledo.

“Sock-tober” also begins on Friday, with students gathering socks to be presented to the Miriam House in Norwalk; as well as the Boys and Girls Club and Care and Share in Sandusky.

The collection drives are part of Edison High School’s Teen Leadership Corps class.

 

Perkins Fire Department hosting ‘open house’ event this weekend

The Perkins Township Fire Department is playing host to an open house event on Sunday.

From 12 noon to 3:00 pm, visitors can sit in a fire truck; tour their fire safety house, and watch police K-9 demonstrations.

It takes place at the fire station on Milan Road in Sandusky, next to Great Wolf Lodge.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 10/12

 

Today

A slight chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 66.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

 

Friday

Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

 

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.