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Weekend Shooting Involving Huron County Sheriffs

A rural New London man is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot but not before he shot into a cruiser from the Huron County Sheriff’s Office that was responding to the scene.

The man’s name is not being released by the Sheriff’s Office pending notification of his family, according to Huron County Sheriff Dane Howard.

Howard said deputies responded to a call on Friday, June 24 just before 10 p.m. A 9-1-1 call said an armed suicidal person was in front of a residence on Prospect Road in Fitchville Township...Read More

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MML Fiscal Officer Resigns

SHELBY- Fiscal Officer of Marvin Memorial Library Leslie Haines submitted her letter of resignation during Monday night’s board of trustee’s meeting.

Board members moved into executive session where Haines’ letter was presented.

“It is with great heartache that I tender my resignation as Fiscal Officer/Property Manager of Marvin Memorial Library. My last day of full time employment will be Monday, July 25, 2016. However, in order to facilitate a smooth transition, I will be available to work on Saturdays during the months of August and September if necessary,” Haines stated in her letter...Read More

Project Lifesaver Ready To Help Lost

Project Lifesaver is online and ready to go in Huron County. It has taken months of planning and fundraising, along with training, but the program will help in the search of people who might wander from home by having them fitted with a wristband radio transmitter.

The Huron County Sheriff’s Office will provide the equipment and trained each personnel for the project. The program began nationwide in 1999 to help searchers locate lost individuals more quickly who suffer from dementia, autism and other disabilities that caused them to be more prone to getting lost.

“We fully support the program,” said Huron County Sheriff Dane Howard. “I commend Huron County Special Deputy Ron Robinson for taking the lead on this project.”...Read More

A Girl And Her Dog

Lights and sirens are not an uncommon sight or sound in the village of New London and neither is the sight of Tammy Montgomery with her two labrador retrievers, Lights and Siren.

Montgomery is probably most recognized as one of the employees of Firelands Ambulance Service and a volunteer firefighter with the New London Fire Department.

Missing from Montgomery’s dog family is that familiar black lab, Siren.

Most recently Siren could be seen enjoying his daily walks in a bright red dog stroller.

The stroller came into Siren’s life after he was diagnosed with degenerative myelopathy, Montgomery explained...Read More

OFB Holds Open House At Willard Dairy Farm

Amy and Gary Nuhfer in a cooperative with Huron County Farm Bureau recently had an open house at the Nuhfer Dairy Farm. Several Firelands’ businesses helped support the event.

The Huron County Farm Bureau prepared and served a delicious brunch for those in attendance. Ice Cream gave various flavors of ice cream to the crowd and there was a new skid loader on display for the visitors to experience...Read More

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