December 21, 2014

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St. Peter gets gym floor from Belgium

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Belgium is known for its diamonds, but gymnasium floors? Surprisingly, yes. At St. Peter Catholic Church`s Kitt Hall, youths will be exercising on a gym floor that was shipped over the Atlantic Ocean from a country bordered by France, Germany and The Netherlands. St. Peter`s Athletic Director Jerry Hansen thought a solid Read More…

Sister beats brother in Ohio mayor race

MONTEZUMA – Score one for the big sister: The mayor of this Ohio village held off a challenge from her younger brother and kept her office. Daniel Huffman was hoping to unseat his sister, Charlotte Garman, in Tuesday`s election. However, residents of the village, with only 138 registered voters, stuck with Garman, who has been Read More…

Court roundup: Nov. 8, 2007

Man pleads guilty to illegal license charges ELYRIA – A Wellington man who killed a woman in a 1992 drunken driving crash but still managed to obtain a driver`s license despite a lifetime driving ban, has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the illegal license. John Majka, 42, pleaded guilty to tampering with records, falsification, Read More…

Larry R. Shannon Sr.

Larry R. Shannon Sr., 67, of Elyria, and formerly of Johnstown, Pa., passed away suddenly, along with his wife, Karen E. Shannon on Monday, November 5, 2007, as the result of an automobile accident in Jenners Township, Pa. He was born March 11, 1940, in Johnstown, Pa., and moved to Ohio in 1959. Larry retired Read More…

Rodney Maurice Thompson

Rodney Maurice “Rod” Thompson, 42, of Elyria, passed away Monday, November 5, 2007, in his home following a short illness. He was a lifelong resident of Elyria, attending Elyria High School and Ashland College, and was enrolled in Barbers School in Columbus. He was a member of Second Baptist Church Elyria. He was employed as Read More…

Bertha Edna Reynolds

Bertha Edna “Edna” Reynolds (nee Shultz), 62, of Lorain, died on Tuesday, November 6, 2007, at the New Life Hospice Residential Center, Lorain, following a long illness. She was born in Boissevain, Va., and had lived in Lorain the past two years. She had also lived in Pleasant City and Olmsted Falls. Mrs. Reynolds attended Read More…

Karen E. Shannon

Karen E. Shannon (nee Cole), 67, of Elyria, and formerly of Bozwell, Pa., passed away along with her husband, Larry R. Shannon Sr. on Monday, November 5, 2007, as the result of an auto accident in Jenners Township, Pa. She was born July 31, 1940, in Somerset County, Pa., and moved to Ohio in 1959. Read More…

Johnnie Elliott Merrell

Johnnie Elliott Merrell, 70, of Sheffield Township, passed into God’s arms Sunday, November 4, 2007, in the company of family at his son’s home. He was born May 21, 1937 in Palmer, Tenn. He was a 1956 graduate of East High School, Cleveland. Johnnie will be remembered for the love and pride he had for Read More…

Macil I. Hylton

Macil I. Hylton (nee Tyler), 84, of Elyria and formerly of Uneeda, W.Va., passed away Tuesday evening, November 6, 2007, at Center Ridge Nursing Home in North Ridgeville, following a lengthy illness. She was born September 10, 1923, in Julian, W.Va., and resided in Elyria for the past 13 years. Macil was a homemaker. She Read More…

Harry F. Butler

Elyria Attorney Harry F. Butler, 85, of Carlisle Township, died Monday, November 5, 2007, at Fairview Grace Hospital, after a long illness. He was born in LaGrange Township on October 1, 1922. He had been a resident of Carlisle Township for 40 years. He graduated from LaGrange High School in 1940, Baldwin-Wallace College in 1946 Read More…