A Huron County grand jury has indicted a Milan man accused of sexually abusing a four-year-old.
Friday, the grand jury charged 21-year-old Kyle Matthew Taylor with two counts of rape, and two counts of gross sexual imposition. The charges are tied to an early May incident at a home in Norwalk Township. Taylor remains in the Huron County Jail, in lieu of $100,000 bond.
This is the week that paving crews will switch to nighttime work, along U.S. Route 6, between the cities of Sandusky and Huron.
Work will be done between 6pm and 6am, and one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. Also scheduled for this week: work at the Rye Beach Road interchange. More from ODOT…Risden Road, at its bridge over State Route 2 in Berlin Township is now closed until next Monday. Crews are completing a bridge repair project.
A northeast Ohio woman has been crowned Miss Ohio.
24-year-old Sarah Hider of Wooster won the title Saturday night in Mansfield. It was her third and final attempt at the crown. She’ll now compete for the title of Miss America.
Thursday is when Clyde-Green Springs Schools superintendent David Stubblebine will stand trial, on a charge of obstructing official business.
His trial will be held in Sandusky County Court District 1. His original trial date was May 21st, but it was pushed back, because of scheduling conflicts. Stubblebine is accused of hindering a December, 2014 marijuana investigation at McPherson Middle School. If convicted, he faces up to 90 days in jail, and a $750 fine.
Norwalk City Council is off this week.
City council’s next meeting will be next Tuesday.
The Ohio Lottery may change how it pays winners.
Officials are considering paying prizes through payment cards, or by electronically transferring money to an account. The reason: many lottery retailers have less cash on hand, because of increased use of credit and debit cards. Retailers can redeem winning tickets of up to $599.
Governor John Kasich is on the road again this week.
He’ll make stops in Des Moines, and Council Bluffs, Iowa. Kasich is considering seeking the Republican nomination for president. An announcement is expected next month.
Two new school busses will added to the fleet in Bellevue.
Last week, the Board of Education agreed to buy the 78-passenger busses through the Ohio Cooperative School Bus Purchasing Program. The total cost: just over $160,000.
Fifth-Third Bank announced this morning that it closing or selling 100 of its 1,300 branches.
The Cincinnati-based bank didn’t say which locations will be affected by the cost-cutting move.