Republican officials will begin the search, for a new state rep for Erie and Ottawa counties.
Steve Kraus of Huron was removed from office yesterday, after an Ottawa County jury found him guilty of theft, for stealing items from a Danbury Township home during the spring of 2014. The jury found him not guilty of breaking and entering. Kraus has denied wrongdoing, and may appeal the verdict. He’s scheduled to be sentenced August 21st. He could receive up to a year in prison, but is more likely to be placed on probation.
A New London woman suffered non-life threatening injuries, when her ATV was hit by a car.
20-year-old Kaleigh Bracken was injured at approximately 6:30 last night, on Townline Road 187 near State Route 60, at the Huron-Ashland County line. According to the Highway Patrol, Bracken pulled from a yard onto the road, and was hit from behind by a Greenwich man. She was taken by ambulance to Samaritan Regional Health System in Ashland. Charges are pending.
The Utopia Pipeline and a road usage agreement will be the topic of discussion, during tonight’s special session of the Huron County Commissioners.
The meeting will begin at 7 in meeting room A, in the basement level of the Huron County Administration Building in Norwalk.
By a 3-2 vote, the Huron school board has agreed to place a new 10-year, 4.9 mill levy on the fall ballot.
The decision was made, during last night’s hour-long special meeting. If approved, the emergency operating levy would generate about $1.5 million annually, for day-to-day operations of the Huron City Schools. Officials say more money is necessary, because under Governor John Kasich’s new budget, the school system will receive about 18 percent less, in terms of annual state funds.
State Route 60, at the CSX Railroad tracks in the village of New London will close Monday, for crossing repairs.
Work should be complete by next Thursday.
A police captain from Vermilion has been placed on leave.
Michael Reinheimer is accused of driving with a suspended license. He was pulled over July 20th near Berlin Heights.
This year’s second and final guided walking tour of Norwalk’s historic Woodlawn Cemetery is set for this Sunday.
It’ll begin at 1, at the cemetery’s public mausoleum. Local historian Henry Timman will be the tour guide.
The media and the coaches agree…The Perkins Pirates are the preseason favorites to win the 2015 Sandusky Bay Conference football title. Defending champion Huron was picked second, followed by Clyde. After that, the media picked a fourth-place tie between Edison and Port Clinton, while the coaches picked Port Clinton fourth, and Edison fifth. The media and coaches picked Oak Harbor sixth. The 2015 high school football season kicks off August 28th and 29th.