Fire rekindles and destroys Wakeman home
A house fire in Wakeman that appeared to be extinguished regenerated on Wednesday morning, burning everything down to the ground. The Norwalk Reflector reports that the blaze first started on Tuesday night on Wenz Road; and left the home unlivable with heavy damage. Just a few hours after firefighters left the site, they were called back as the fire had rekindled and burned the rest of the home down to ash. No one was hurt.
Child porn raid in Bellevue on Thursday
A search warrant was executed in Bellevue Thursday morning after a several month-long investigation involving child pornography. During the search of a home on the 300 block of Union Street, the Bellevue Police Department and Bureau of Criminal Investigation took several items as evidence as well finding drug paraphernalia and possible controlled substances. Charges are pending. The possible suspect’s name(s) have not been released.
Huron County Public Health encouraging parents to fight drug usage by youth
A recent survey shows that 8% of Huron County youth had used marijuana and 11% had used medications not prescribed to them or used more than prescribed to get high. To fight back, Huron County Public Health is promoting the Ohio Department of Health’s ‘Start Talking’ program in connection with a drug test kit program. ‘Start Talking’ gives parents tips, tools and facts to help initiate important conversations with their kids concerning drug and alcohol usage. Drug test kits are available at Huron County Public Health for $6.
Relay for Life Chili Cook-off happening Saturday in Norwalk
Norwalk Relay for Life is hosting a chili cook-off on Saturday at the VFW on Milan Avenue. The cook-off runs from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Adult tickets cost $10 with children’s tickets for $5; which includes samples, a hot dog or bratwurst, and bottled water. The event includes a 50/50, raffles, and a cash bar; which all benefits the fight against cancer. More information can be found on the Relay for Life of Norwalk Facebook page.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 1/27
Today-A chance of snow showers, cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tonight-A chance of snow showers, cloudy, with a low around 25.
Saturday-A chance of snow showers, cloudy, with a high near 31.
Sunday-A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30