Sandusky, OH

Man allegedly found with gun in vehicle following harassment complaint at Kroger

SANDUSKY – A 65-year-old man was arrested on September 16 after he was allegedly found to be driving intoxicated with a firearm outside Kroger. According to a report from the Perkins Township Police Department, officers responded to the Perkins Avenue grocery store for a report of trouble with an individual. When officers arrived, according to the report, an employee told officers that for the past week, while she was outside on her break, a man has been trying to speak with her and have her come to his vehicle. She added that he has ignored her request to have him leave and wants him to stop harassing her and be trespassed from the store.
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Wings and Worship another way for The Chapel to reach out

PORT CLINTON — Last year, members of a ladies Bible study group had the idea to host a night of worship music on the M.O.M. stage in downtown Port Clinton. They didn’t know how many people would come, but the event was so successful that they planned another event this summer. Wednesday Wings and Worship was held Sept. 14, and it again packed downtown.
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What’s happening to Top Thrill Dragster?

SANDUSKY – The future of Cedar Point’s mega-coaster Top Thrill Dragster remains up in the air, even after the amusement park announced weeks ago that the ride was being retired. Retired, of course, doesn’t always mean no longer working. It could mean working in a different way.

Willard places five players on Bay first team

PORT CLINTON — Josh Bauerle was a tad worried. The Willard girls tennis coach wasn’t concerned about his team’s talent or capabilities entering Saturday’s SBC Bay Division tournament at Port Clinton. After all, the Crimson Flashes have won six straight league championships with a 76-2 record since 2017.

Ribbon-cutting at Drug Mart

NORWALK — It's official. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Saturday afternoon to officially open the new Discount Drug Mart on Whittlesey Avenue in uptown Norwalk. See full story in Saturday's Weekender edition.

Local board receives Culture of Quality certification

NORWALK — The Culture of Quality program has been developed by the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (OACBHA) and its member boards to improve the quality of the statutorily mandated functions of county boards administering local alcohol, drug addiction and mental health services for Ohioans. The Culture of Quality is designed to promote community confidence and Boards' public support through increased accountability.

Hometown kid Sabo earns first Speedway victory

Zeth Sabo grew up working around Fremont Speedway. The Fremont native's dreams came true Saturday with a sprint car victory at Speedway, on O’Reilly Auto Parts Night. Sabo, in his first full season of 410 sprint car racing, finished runner-up three times at Fremont this year. Bad luck and mechanical issues plagued the young racer.

Wilhelm: A tale of jealously and death

A Sandusky County historic marker honors an Indian chief who was executed by the Seneca Indians in 1828. The marker, located on the east side of Ohio 19 north of Green Springs and about a half-mile south of Limerick Road, honors Seneca John. The marker was erected in 1921 by the Sandusky County Pioneer and Historical Association and restored in 1938 by the Sandusky County Historical Society in cooperation with the Ohio Chapters of the U.S. Daughters of 1812.

Immel sisters lead Norwalk to host title

NORWALK — Another successful double-up. In more ways than one. Norwalk siblings Zuri and Xavi Immel by now are used to participating in multiple different activities on any given day. That includes playing in a high school soccer match less than two hours after running a 5K — which was the case on Saturday at the sixth annual Norwalk Trucker Invitational.

Ottawa County grand jury issues indictments

After a recent session of the Ottawa County Grand Jury, indictments have now been returned against the following individuals, according to Prosecuting Attorney James VanEerten:. -Brandan Alliman, who is currently incarcerated in the Ottawa County Detention Facility, has been indicted on charges of aggravated burglary, attempted murder, felonious assault, kidnapping,...

Ross suffers heartbreaking loss to Findlay in TRAC

A poised Kaden Holmes drove Fremont Ross down the field Friday in 37 seconds. Bryson Hammer caught a 24-yard touchdown pass for a four-point lead lead over visiting Findlay with six seconds remaining in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference matchup. Findlay returned the ensuing kickoff 95 yards, including a circus lateral for a 50-48 victory.
Galion Inquirer

Firelands FCU supports local Junior Fair Livestock sales with $31,500 donation

BELLEVUE, OH- Each year, Firelands Federal Credit Union (Firelands FCU) attends local Junior Fair Livestock sales to help support the children and young adults in the communities we serve. This fair season, Firelands FCU donated a total amount of $31,500 towards 43 large livestock projects, including two grand champions and...

Standouts have photo finish at Norwalk Invite

NORWALK — “He’s a different breed.”. Nothing felt different for two-plus miles on Saturday for St. Paul senior standout Ian Deeter. The two-time Division III state qualifier was out in front at the Norwalk Trucker Invitational course, and he was preparing for his usual strong finish when he noticed something unusual.