Friday, June 29th, 2018

Ottawa County/Drowning victims identified

Authorities have identified the two men’s bodies that were pulled from Lake Erie Wednesday.

No foul play is suspected in the deaths of 21-year-old Pulak Malik and 80-year-old James Fisher, who both drowned in unrelated incidents.

Malik was found off the shores of South Bass Island after apparently going into the water to retrieve an item.

Fisher was found in the waters after working on his boat at Bay Point Marina at Lakeside Marblehead,

 

Huron County/Conney to be sworn in today as Norwalk Police Chief

Captain Mike Conney will officially become the new full-time police chief in Norwalk today with a swearing-in ceremony.

Mayor Rob Duncan told WLKR/K96 News that the process of selecting a new chief will only make the Norwalk police force stronger.

Current Norwalk police Captain David Smith and Sergeant Thomas Cook were the other two candidates for chief.

Conney will be sworn in this afternoon at 12:30 pm in the police training room.

The public is invited to attend.

 

Erie-Huron County/Milan woman convicted of sex charges

A 24-year-old Milan woman faces 6 to 18 months in prison for two sex offenses.

While living in Plymouth, Kristina Jordan was reportedly investigated by authorities, prior to her pleading guilty Wednesday to two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

A third similar charge was dismissed during a plea deal.

She’ll be sentenced in August.

 

Huron County/Fisher-Titus to end relationship with Cleveland Clinic

A five-year relationship between Fisher-Titus Health in Norwalk and the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute will end this fall.

The Norwalk Reflector reports that patients will be able to see their Cleveland Clinic physicians at Fisher-Titus through November, but will need to contact their providers to make accommodations regarding future doctor visits.

Fisher-Titus will reportedly make an announcement soon concerning future plans for cardiovascular services.

 

Huron County/Stop Family Separations march

An immigration awareness demonstration will be held Saturday afternoon in Norwalk.

Organized by Norwalk resident Gina Woody, the “Stop Family Separations” march will begin at 1:00 pm in the parking lot next to St. Paul Catholic Church and head down Main Street to the steps of the Huron County Courthouse.

The event is being held in the wake of the U.S. Border Patrol raids of Corso’s Flower and Garden Center earlier this month in Sandusky and Castalia.

 

Huron County/New London schools receives state financial award

New London Local Schools has been recognized by the state for a clean financial report.

The school district is the only one in Huron County to receive the Auditor of State Award.

 

Huron County/Norwalk July 4th parade donations

After the annual Lions Club Parade on the morning of the 4th of July, the celebration rolls on in Norwalk on Wednesday at dusk with the annual fireworks show at the Huron County Fairgrounds.

The city is reportedly closing in on their monetary goal for the show of $22,500 with donations still being accepted.

Contributions can be dropped off at city hall or sent to P.O. Box 872 in Norwalk, with checks made payable to the VFW.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

FRIDAY, JUNE 29TH, 2018

 

Today

Sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 95.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

 

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101.

 

Sunday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.