Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Huron County/North Fairfield woman involved in serious injury crash

A 61-year-old woman from North Fairfield was seriously injured in a single vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Huron County.

According to the state highway patrol, Rose Obermiller drove off the right side of the road on Ohio 61, just north of Settlement Road in Bronson Township, where her SUV rolled on its side and struck a tree.

Obermiller was flown to the University of Toledo Medical Center.

 

Ashland/Jury being selected in case against suspected serial killer

Jury selection is underway in Ashland County in the case against a man accused of killing four women; one of those being Greenwich’s Stacey Stanley.

Shawn Grate faces 23 charges including the kidnapping, raping, robbing and murder of Stanley.

Opening arguments should begin next Monday, the 23rd.

 

Sandusky/Police stop package of marijuana from arriving at Sandusky home

Authorities from Erie County say they stopped a package with 10 pounds of marijuana from being delivered to a Sandusky address.

The package, which appeared to be sent from California, contained marijuana with a street value of over $10,000.

A suspect has been linked to the crime, but no arrests have been made.

 

Margaretta Township-Sandusky/Woman with fourth OVI

After a Sandusky man was arrested last Friday for his seventh OVI, a Sandusky woman picked up her fourth OVI charge Saturday in Margaretta Township.

According to police, 47-year-old Violet Rine was charged with another OVI after she reportedly was driving in two lanes at once on Ohio 101.

 

Huron/Two public forums planned

Two public forums are scheduled in Huron at BGSU Firelands Cedar Point Center over the next two weeks.

Tomorrow evening at 6:30 pm, it’s “Celebrate Huron”, featuring community business, government and school officials.

Then on Thursday, April 26th, a forum is planned dealing with the redevelopment of the former ConAgra site on the waterfront property off U.S. 6.

 

Sandusky/Ontario, Intermediate school construction to begin this month

Construction of Sandusky City Schools’ Intermediate school and Ontario Primary are set to begin by the end of the month.

School officials say that construction documents and design details are now being reviewed.

Renovations are also set to take place this summer on science rooms as well as the auditorium and planetarium.

Work on the new preschool and kindergarten building, Hancock Academy, will reportedly get underway in summer of 2019.

 

Sandusky/Campbell Street closed

A portion of Campbell Street in Sandusky will be closed the rest of the week for construction work.

The section of Campbell from Huntington Place and Taylor Street to Rockwell Street will be shut down to traffic today through Friday.

It’s part of a nearly $700,000 project that includes plans for a smoother road, the replacement of damaged curbs and sidewalks, and new handicap ramps; which should be complete by June 1st.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, APRIL 17TH, 2018

 

Today

A chance of light snow showers, mainly this morning.

Cloudy, with a high near 41.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.

 

Wednesday

A chance of afternoon rain showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 49.

 

Thursday

Snow showers likely in the morning, then rain showers possibly in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.