September 21, 2014

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Fair’s combine derby: Smash ‘em and bash ‘em

WELLINGTON — Childhood friends Joe Brasee and Mitch Cloudt, both 22 and of Wellington, knew this year’s Lorain County Fair combine derby would be a bit different than years past.For several years, their close friend Amanda White was there to cheer them on, but this year, she was absent from the fair festivities. White, 18, Read More…

‘Mother Goose’ encourages kids to read

Fairgoers expect carnival rides and games, and there are always the animals, but at the Lorain County Fair, visitors can also spend time with Mother Goose. Debbie Pillivant, public relations officer with the Elyria Public Library, has spent the last five years introducing children to a literary character, and she gets a lot of help Read More…

Walter “Joe” McManus

Walter "Joe" McManus, 93, of Lorain, died Saturday, August 25, 2007 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born December 29, 1913 in Cambridge, OH and had live in Lorain County most of his life. He had worked at Cambridge Glass Co., Cambridge, Patterson Field, Dayton, and most recently he had worked as Read More…

Myrtle L. Jarvis

Myrtle L. Jarvis, 81, of Fairview Park, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 22, 2007, at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland. She was born in Waterloo, NY and had resided in the Cleveland area since 1950. Miss Jarvis was a 1944 graduate of Waterloo High School and a 1948 graduate of Practical Read More…

Michael G. Spencer

Michael G. Spencer, 33, of Lorain, died Friday, August 24, 2007. Arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain. 

Fairybelle Esther Jackson

Fairybelle Esther Jackson, born February 25, 1936 in Oberlin, crossed over the Rainbow Bridge on Thursday, August 23, 2007 surrounded by love at her home after a courageous battle against cancer. Fairybelle retired from the State of Ohio with 30 years of service with the Bureau of Unemployment Compensation. She was a supervisor and guidance Read More…

Edith Mae Schubert

Edith Mae Schubert, 88, of Elyria, died Friday, August 24, 2007 at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wyers Funeral Chapel. 

Barbara June Eibon

Barbara June Eibon (nee Young), 71, of Amherst, passed away peacefully and suddenly Friday, August 24, 2007 after a lengthy struggle with her heart. She was born June 13, 1936 in Galena, KS where she was raised, as well as in Berlin Heights, OH.Barbara graduated from Berlin Heights High School with the class of 1955. Read More…