The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date in 1967:
New Norwalk plant has just single purpose — buns for hamburger chain
A plant, believed to be the first in the baking industry ever built to serve a single customer, is going up on Norwalk’s southside.
It’s the new Hampton Baking Co., Inc., plant being built on the Firelands Development Co. industrial park at Route 18 and Old State Road.
The plant will bake buns for McDonald’s Drive-In self-service restaurants in Ohio.
Additional details about the company’s operations were released this morning by the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce and the Firelands Development Co., after a joint announcement by McDonald’s and Hampton.
Willard policeman slips on ice, hurt
WILLARD — Willard police department plagued with a strike — and a partially broken down cruiser — had some more bad luck Saturday when a veteran patrolman was injured. He is Chalres W. Lindsey, patrolman on duty from the midnight until 8 a.m. shift.
While checking downtown stores, he slipped on ice at the corner of Pearl and Woodbine streets, breaking a bone in his right foot. Lindsey, who weighs almost 300 pounds, will be laid up for six or eight weeks.
South Central teachers take steps to organize
GREENWICH — Teachers in the South Central Local School District, have taken steps to organize a teachers’ association.
Thirty SC teachers met at the high school with Babetta A. Breuhaus, field services consultant with the Ohio Education Association in Columbus.
A photo accompanying the story showed Miss Breuhaus with Shirley Mead, member of the constitution committee; James Walters, temporary chairman of the South Central group; and Mrs. Dale Rowan another member of the constitution committee, going over details of the organization.
Army Private Lynn E. Newman, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle R. Newman, 403 Dale Ave., Willard, completed eight weeks of advanced infantry training Jan. 20 at Ft. Lewis, Wash.
His wife, Charlottee, lives on Route 1, Box 278
Army Private Larry A. Nosack, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Nosack, Route 601, Norwalk, completed eight weeks of advanced infantry training Jan. 20 at Ft. Lewis, Wash.
His wife, Cheri, lives on Route 2, Wakeman.
Coming Wednesday — Jan. 31, 1967: Pioneer, Union set 1st meeting
— Compiled by Andy Prutsok