October 21, 2014

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The Rev. Russell C. Behm

The Rev. Russell C. Behm, 81, of Elyria, died October 27, 2007, at his home. Russell Behm was born April 1, 1926 in Bloomville in Seneca County. Born to a family of eight children, he later married and had a large loving family of his own. After being raised as a farm boy, he served Read More…

Judge reduces man’s sentence in assault on woman

ELYRIA — In 2000, now retired county Common Pleas Judge Lynett McGough sentenced Trent Kilgore to 20 years in prison for choking a woman he knew who claimed he raped her. Last week, county Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski cut that sentence to 13 years, saying the charges Kilgore was convicted of didn’t merit such Read More…

Patricia A. Mohler

Patricia A. Mohler, 81, of Grafton, died Sunday, October 28, 2007, at New Life Hospice of St. Joseph. She was born April 25, 1926 in Elyria. She was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, crocheting, and traveling to the Smokey Mountains, and recently to Niagara Falls. She especially enjoyed time with her family. Patricia is survived Read More…

Baseball: Yanks offer manager job to Girardi, not Mattingly

 The New York Yankees picked experience over popularity, offering the manager’s job to Joe Girardi at the risk of watching Don Mattingly walk away from the franchise. Beloved as team captain, Donnie Baseball was the early favorite to replace Joe Torre and openly coveted the spot. After finding out Monday he didn’t get it, Mattingly Read More…

Linda Susan Lashley

Linda Susan Lashley, 56, a lifelong resident of Wellington, died unexpectedly Sunday, October 28, 2007. She was born June 13, 1951 in Oberlin. She was a homemaker and a member of the 4-H Club in Wellington. Linda was also a member of Penfield Community Church. She enjoyed watching her son, Kyle, race, playing scrabble and Read More…

Isabelle M. Martin

Isabelle M. Martin (nee Reidenbach), 84, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2007. She retired from Moen in 1984 and enjoyed reading, traveling and music. Dearest mother of Janice Welker of Grafton and Stanley (Judy) Welker of St. Augustine, Fla.; devoted grandmother of Bryan (Dori) Baki of Elyria, Sheri Welker and Scott Welker, both of St. Read More…

County mental health board names new director

LORAIN — The Lorain County Board of Mental Health called on one of its own when it named Charles Neff as its new executive director. Neff Neff, 55, of Elyria, was chosen from more than 50 candidates for the position after former Executive Director William Harper took a job with the Ohio Department of Mental Read More…

Gertrude E. Guy

Gertrude E. Guy (nee Amacher), passed away Monday, October 29, 2007, in Strongsville. She resided in Cleveland. She was the beloved wife of Harold G.; loving mother of Karyn (Tad) Lutzenburg of Texas, Sandra (Steve) Fialkowski of Grafton and Lynda (Rick, deceased) Dmitruk of Texas; stepmother of Craig Guy; grandmother of nine; and great-grandmother; dear Read More…

Monday morning frost heralds winter’s approach

ELYRIA — Winter gave us a preview of what’s coming Monday morning as temperatures dipped below freezing for the first time since last spring. Mike Abair, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Cleveland, said temperatures throughout the central and southern portions of the county dipped below 32 degrees, draping most of the county Read More…

Amherst/Vermilion blotter: Oct. 30, 2007

Amherst police Thursday, Oct. 11 5:12 p.m. – Fifth Third Bank, a woman threatened bank employees after accusing the bank of withholding her child support, which she claimed was in the millions. Thursday, Oct. 18 4:34 p.m. – Powers Elementary School, a 17-year-old boy charged with inducing a panic, discharging firearms, possession of drug paraphernalia Read More…