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Ray Noble named head of Elyria GOP

ELYRIA — Ray Noble is a busy man these days. Not only is the Republican running as a write-in candidate for Elyria mayor, but he’s also been named the chairman of the Elyria Republican Party. Noble, who had been the vice chairman of the party until his predecessor David Graves resigned earlier this month, said Read More…

Attorney challenges death penalty

ELYRIA — Another accused killer facing the death penalty if convicted is hoping that he can convince a Lorain County judge to declare Ohio’s lethal injection process unconstitutional. Jack Bradley, defense attorney for Christopher Birriel-Torres, filed a motion Thursday asking Common Pleas Judge James Miraldi to declare the state’s lethal injection process cruel and unusual. Read More…

Fired Elyria officer wants his job back

ELYRIA — A police officer who was fired this summer after he attended a party while on duty and then feigned illness to leave work so he could return to it is trying to get his job back. An arbitrator will hear the appeal involving Michael P. Tanner, who was fired July 27 for a Read More…

Grafton-LaGrange-Columbia blotter: Sept. 21, 2007

LaGrange police Friday, Sept. 14 4:35 a.m. — 100 block Walleye Court, James Reid, 41, same address, LaGrange, charged with driving under suspension and failure to signal. Saturday, Sept. 15 9:30 p.m. — 100 block Public Square, a 14-year-old boy was charged with underage consumption. Sunday, Sept. 16 11:30 a.m. — Intersection of South Center Read More…

Colorful new look for Honest Abe

WASHINGTON — Honest Abe will become Colorful Abe with splashes of purple and gray livening up the $5 bill. The government showed off the new bill Thursday in an Internet news conference — a high-tech unveiling that officials say is entirely appropriate for a 21st century redesign of the bill featuring the Civil War president, Read More…

William “Pete” Grady Hefflin, Jr.

William "Pete" Grady Hefflin, Jr., went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, September 12, 2007, following a lengthy illness. He was born July 12, 1964 in Johnson City, Tenn. He will always be remembered with a smile, and forever in our hearts. He was an avid fisherman, loved hunting and collecting guns. Pete brought Read More…

Samantha Ann Stoner

Samantha Ann Stoner, infant daughter of Deborah Stoner of Elyria, passed away September 4, 2007, at Metro Health Medical Center, Cleveland, shortly after birth. In addition to her mother, she is also survived by a sister, Amber Smith of Elyria; maternal grandparents, Terry and Karen Stoner of Elyria; great-grandmother, Irma Collins of Elyria; and several Read More…

James Courtez “Ju-Ju” Dickerson

James Courtez “Ju-Ju” Dickerson Jr., 74, of Lorain, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 18, 2007, in the New Life Hospice of Lorain following a long illness. James was a lifelong resident of Lorain and a graduate of Lorain High School. He also attended Lorain Community College. Mr. Dickerson was the Read More…

Gerald A. Glasmyer

Gerald A. Glasmyer, 68, of Elyria died Thursday, September 20, 2007, at his home following a long illness. He was born July 29, 1939 in Cleveland and was an Elyria resident since 1979. Mr. Glasmyer was employed as a set-up man at General Motors in Parma for 30 years, retiring in 1998. He was a Read More…