Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Norwalk/Ohio Turnpike sign to honor Norwalk worker

A sign will be placed on the Ohio Turnpike at milepost 141 in Lorain County in honor of a former worker from Norwalk, who lost his life on the job 40 years ago.

Carl “Kermit” Starkey, a turnpike maintenance worker in Amherst for 12 years, was killed at a railroad crossing at Middle Ridge Road in Lorain County.

 

Danbury/Theft suspects

Danbury Township police are investigating the apparent robbery of a Lakeside Marblehead restaurant this past Thursday.

Authorities believe that a man and woman broke into Netty’s Chili Dogs, off of Ohio Route 163, and took some items inside.

 

Perkins Twp./School to interview superintendent candidates

Possible candidates to be the new superintendent at Perkins Schools in Sandusky will be interviewed this week and next.

Special board meetings will be held today and Thursday, as well as next Tuesday and Wednesday.

Superintendent Jodie Hausmann has agreed to take the superintendent job at Bay Village Schools beginning in August.

 

Marblehead/U.S. Coast Guard training today

The U.S. Coast Guard will be conducting training and drills today on Lake Erie near Marblehead.

The Coast Guard’s Marblehead station says they’ll be working with local ferries on their normal routes; including the Jet Express and Miller Ferry.

 

Sandusky/Habitat for Humanity builds home #100

The Firelands Habitat for Humanity celebrated a milestone this past Saturday.

Over a dozen workers placed the final wall of their 100th built home, a future-four bedroom house, on Wilbur Street in Sandusky.

A mom, Keysha Thomas, and her four children, will soon move in.

 

Collins-Wakeman/Western Reserve to name two new coaches

The Western Reserve school board looks tonight to approve the hiring of two varsity sports coaches.

At this evening’s meeting, the school is expected to name Ty Stevenson as their head football coach, replacing Mike Stoll, who recently said he’s retiring.

The school is also bringing back a familiar name in Brenda Friend as their girls head basketball coach.  Friend formerly coached the Lady Riders around a decade ago to a number of conference titles along with two regional appearances.  She replaces Laura Pierson, who was suspended last season for “inappropriate behavior”.

 

Huron County/Free agricultural tire collection event

An agricultural tire collection event will be held next month in Huron County.

Taking place June 1st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the county Fairgrounds in Norwalk, Huron County Public Health will be gathering tires from community members to be recycled.

A regular tire take-back day is also scheduled for June 2nd at the Huron County Fairgrounds.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, MAY 15TH, 2018

 

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly this afternoon.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.

 

Tuesday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

 

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 71.

 

Thursday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.