Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Man reportedly robs Perkins Township convenient store

A 47-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning after allegedly robbing a Perkins Township convenient store at gunpoint.

Gary Marcum reportedly stole $180 from the Hy-Miler on Columbus and Perkins Avenue Monday night after demanding money from a clerk with a handgun drawn.


Fremont gas station robbed twice in four days

Police are still searching for what appears to be two different suspects in two different robberies of the same gas station in Fremont.

The Friendship BP on West State Street was reportedly robbed both early Thursday and Sunday night; by likely two different men.

The suspect on Thursday demanded money but did not brandish any weapons before taking an unknown cash amount; while the robber Sunday pointed his hand at a cashier like he was holding a gun; then pushed the employee out of the way and took a cash box with an undisclosed amount.


Huron County Chamber of Commerce seeking new executive director

The Huron County Chamber of Commerce has begun their search for a new executive director; after former director Melissa James stepped down in early October.

Criteria include graduation from an accredited college or comparable work-related experience with a preferred study in public relations, business management and marketing.

Resumes will be taken by email only ( now through November 12th.

The job is full-time with a salary near $40,000 a year.


Sandusky half way to bronze sculpture of MLK

Sandusky City Commissioners have agreed to donate $1,500 in public funds for a bust of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Sandusky Pioneer Committee now has close to half of the $10,000 it costs for the bronze sculpture of King; with plans for it to go on display at Freedom Plaza in Washington Park.


Ohio Department of Education recognizes first eight ‘Purple Star Schools’

Oak Harbor Middle School has been named one of the first eight schools in the state to receive the Purple Star Award for their commitment to serving military-connected students and families.

The Purple Star Award for military friendly schools recognizes schools that show a major commitment to serving students and families connected to our nation’s armed forces.

Purple Star awardees receive a special Purple Star recognition to display in their buildings.


Program tomorrow will address growing number of aging adult crashes in Ohio

A program in Elyria on Thursday will focus on what can be done to limit the increasing amount of car crashes involving aging adult drivers.

“The Silver Tsunami – Supporting Ohio’s Aging Drivers” will take place tomorrow from 10:30 am to 12 noon at Lorain County Community College’s Spitzer Conference Center.

It will feature a representative from the ODOT Highway Safety Program and American Occupational Therapy Association.




A slight chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 49.



Showers, with temperatures rising to around 55 during the overnight hours.



A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 65.



Showers, mainly in the morning.  High near 56.