Bellevue boy hit by train
A Bellevue boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a train late Friday night. According to Bellevue Police and the Fremont News Messenger, the boy (name and age not yet released), was taken by helicopter to a Toledo hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The boy was laying small items on the tracks to be run over by a coming train when he was struck.
Huron County Sheriff’s Office to get 6 new SUVs
The Huron County Sheriff’s Office will be receiving six new SUV’s. The Huron County Commissioners have approved the purchase of six 2017 Ford Interceptors at the cost of $32,000 each. The Huron County Sheriff’s Office currently has close to 20 vehicles; with six believed to have over 180,000 miles; the Huron County Commissioners told the Norwalk Reflector. The vehicles are ready for the road; except for decals and police radios.
Margaretta girls basketball coach reinstated, to retire
Long-time Margaretta girls basketball coach, Tim Tucker, has reached an agreement with the school to reinstate him as coach for the remainder of the season. The Sandusky Register reports that the agreement reached on Friday allows Tucker to return as head coach for the upcoming postseason tournament; with a mandate that Tucker retires at the end of the season. Tucker, in his 36th season at Margaretta, was suspended earlier this month after allegedly making ‘repeated demeaning comments’.
Author looking for historical Willard photos
A book featuring Willard history and photos is in the making. Former resident Rick Reed is putting the book together; and needs articles and pictures that highlight Willard history along with Greenwich, Plymouth, and surrounding areas. Photos must be your own, and not from social media. (They can be emailed to email@example.com) For more details, visit the City of Willard, Ohio Facebook page.
President’s Day means a day off for many
With today being President’s Day, many government offices, banks and schools are closed. There’s also no mail delivery today. When in doubt, make sure to call ahead.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
Today – President’s Day-Mostly sunny, with a high near 61
Tonight-Partly cloudy, with a low around 45
Tuesday-Rain showers likely, cloudy, with a high near 59
Wednesday-Mostly sunny, with a high near 66