It’s Senior Citizens Day at the Huron County Fair.
Admission is just one penny, for seniors 60 and over. The annual Senior Fair King and Queen Contest will begin at 10:30 this morning. Each nursing home in Huron County will send contestants. The small livestock sale begins at 6, and tonight’s grandstand attraction is Motocross races. Action will start at 7. Carrie Danger will broadcast live from the Huron County Fair, starting at 3.
Officials are investigating a train derailment in eastern Huron County.
The train derailed yesterday morning, near Sunrise Co-Op in Clarksfield Township. Agricultural products spilled from the train.
Old State Road, between Gallup Avenue in Norwalk and State Route 601 in Milan will be closed tomorrow, from 7:30am until 4pm.
Local traffic only will be permitted, with no through-traffic.
The former manager of Dollar General in Plymouth has been found guilty of theft, and will play thousands of dollars in restitution.
An investigation by the Plymouth Police Department revealed Tara Barber of Greenwich skimmed as much as $12,000 over a seven-month period, starting late last year. She’ll be sentenced in October, in Huron County Common Pleas Court.
The Norwalk Board of Education will meet in special session this morning, to tour schools in the district.
The meeting will begin at 8:30, at the Main Street School.
Smokers may soon be able to light up, while playing slots on outdoor patios at 9 of Ohio’s casinos and racinos.
Three of four of the state’s casinos, and four of five racinos are seeking approval from the Ohio Casino Control Commission. The Horseshoe Casino Cleveland, and Belterra Park in Cincinnati don’t have outdoor gambling areas. Ohio law prohibits smoking in public places, including casinos. Smoking is permitted at casinos in most other states.
Ohio Attorney general Mike DeWine has sent letters to nearly 60 businesses, asking them to explain the cost of bottled water they sold during Toledo’s recent water crisis.
The inquiry is part of a state investigation into alleged price gouging. DeWine’s office received a few dozen consumer complaints against Toledo-area retailers, for selling water at high prices August 2nd, 3rd and 4th. One store in Perrysburg Township charged $60 for two cases of water.