It’s regional volleyball night at the “O-Rena” at Ontario High School, and at the Elida Fieldhouse.
Norwalk will play Bowling Green at Ontario, and Monroeville will play Toledo Christian at Elida. We’ll have updates on both matches on Twitter (@953WLKR) and on Facebook, (95.3, WLKR).
Huron County’s new 2-1-1 service is up and running.
It ‘went live’ yesterday morning. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-dial service for information and referral to area services and resources, 24-hours-a-day, 365 days a year. 2-1-1 is offered by the Norwalk Area United Fund.
Felony charges could be filed in connection with a loud explosion that rang out along the eastern edge of Norwalk Saturday morning.
According to Major Mike Cooksey with the Huron County Sheriff’s Office, deputies raced to Summit Motor Sports Park after dispatchers fielded numerous calls from people who heard it. Some people claimed a plane crashed and they were advised to stay in their homes. After checking the area and finding nothing, deputies began questioning raceway employees. That’s when they learned the explosion was a Halloween prank. Cooksey said deputies are still taking statements. Once the investigation is complete, a report will be sent to the Norwalk Law Director’s Office for consideration of charges.
The Edison school board will meet behind closed doors tonight, to discuss personnel.
Tonight’s executive session will begin at 5:30, in the conference room of Edison Elementary. Action is possible, after the closed-door meeting.
A Huron man is facing several charges, for allegedly trying to hit his girlfriend with his car, then smashing the door of a nearby residence.
21-year-old Brandon Torres was arrested Monday, on charges of attempted vehicular assault, attempted aggravated burglary, aggravated menacing and domestic violence. Huron police were summoned to a Berlin Road apartment complex Monday morning, after a witness said a man was trying to run over his girlfriend in the parking lot. The two had been arguing. When he learned one of the residents was calling police, he smashed the caller’s front door, before fleeing the scene. He was stopped a short time later, and was taken to the Erie County Jail.
The Vatican has defrocked three greater Cincinnati priests, for sexual misconduct involving children.
All three—Thomas Kuhn, Thomas Feldhaus and Ronald Cooper—had been on leave for years, and had been barred from all church activities. Kuhn had been suspended since 2002, Feldhaus since 2003, and Cooper since 2004.
An Akron dad facing charges, for allegedly driving his son to fight another boy, then cheering him on.
Walter Ganous is charged with inciting violence, child endangering and complicity to assault. Police said the man’s son is 13 and over 200 pounds, while the victim is 12, and 100 pounds. A video shows the younger boy’s ankle was shattered, and Ganous could be heard urging the boy to continue the attack.
Trick-or-treat in Norwalk will be held between 6:30 and 8 tomorrow night.
The final planned honor flight from Toledo to Washington D.C. left this morning with 118 Vietnam Veterans.
Those vets are sightseeing in the nation’s capital, including a visit to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial. They’ll return tonight. The final flight was paid for by an anonymous donor. Since 2005, the Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio has made 37 trips from Toledo to D.C. carrying over 2,000 Veterans to the nation’s capital. The Honor Flight was originally created to take aging World War II Veterans to see the World War II Memorial. It was later expanded to include Korean and Vietnam Veterans.
Mega Millions has grown to $284 million.
The next drawing is Friday night.