Tuesday Dec 17
Humphress: 'I will agree with him; we did get it right
After Willard residents had to evacuate their homes due to a chemical spill from a CSX railcar, they were fed a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Several area residents involved in car accidents over the weekend
She was traveling south on Ohio 269 when she lost control and went off the left side of the road and struck a ditch.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Bogus check writer not allowed to have checking account during probation
A man convicted of writing a bad check to a Willard jewelry store isn't allowed to have a checking account during his three years of probation.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Drug defendants arraigned
A former Willard resident who was arrested after a buy-bust entered "not guilty" pleas to three related felonies Monday.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Break-in defendant pleads guilty
In exchange for the conviction, prosecutors dismissed one count of tampering with evidence in connection with the defendant attempting to hide a wrench in a toilet paper roll at the Willard police station.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Four-legged friends cared for during chemical spill
While city officials, state and federal rescue workers ensured the safety of humans during the Willard chemical spill, a different group worked for the well being of their four-legged friends.
Willard man dies from crash injuries
A Willard man injured in a Tuesday morning crash died from his injuries Thursday evening, according to a news release from the Norwalk post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Leslie Smith, 69, was driving a 2003 Dodge Caravan west on Townline Road 12, when the van failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with Ohio 61 and went into the path ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Pair of heroin defendants plead guilty
Michael J. Creston, 30, of 11905 Strecker Road, Bellevue, was convicted of possession of heroin.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Willard man injured in crash
Leslie Smith, 69, was driving a 2003 Dodge Caravan west on Townline Road 12, when the van failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection with Ohio 61 and went into the path of a southbound tractor trailer.
Willard man appears in court after being secretly indicted
A Willard heroin defendant who was arrested on a secret indictment this weekend made his first appearance Monday in Huron County Common Pleas Court.
Suspected heroin dealer pleads innocent
Arielle A. Aldrich, 23, of Columbus, is charged with one count each of trafficking in heroin, possession of heroin and possession of cocaine.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Evacuated Ohioans back home after railcar leak
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Metro North Train Derails In New York City
According to News 12, several passengers were taken away on stretchers. The FDNY confirmed to the AP that there are "multiple injuries."
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Willard residents returning home after chemical spill
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
CSX to help those affected by rail mishap
A CSX Transportation outreach center to arrange compensation for people affected by a chemical spill this week in the company's railroad yard in Willard, Ohio, is to open today, while officials will meet to decide whether those still evacuated may return home.
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In brief: Man fatally shoots roving Alzheimer's patient
Authorities in northwest Georgia said a man shot and killed a 72-year-old who he thought might be an intruder but turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.
Governor greets displaced residents
Thanksgiving didn't feature the stay-at-home holiday meal the Gibsons had planned, but they and others displaced from their homes after a railroad chemical spill made the best of the holiday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Clean-up continues in Willard
Many families were returning to their homes on Thanksgiving after a rail yard chemical spill late Tuesday caused nearly 400 residences to be evacuated.
Evacuation over for most in Willard after chemical spill
According to the City of Willard's Twitter account, the "evacuation zone for most of the potentially affected area surrounding the Tuesday night chemical spill" has been lifted.
Gov. Kasich visits Willard residents
Governor John Kasich greeted families displaced by a chemical spill during a Thanksgiving Day meal today at Willard High School.