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Barbara A. Sherrill

Barbara A. Sherrill (nee Alexander), 66, of Carlisle Township, died Wednesday, November 14, 2007, at her home following a long illness. Mrs. Sherrill was born March 11, 1941 in Elyria and was a resident of Carlisle Township for most of her life. She was a member of LaPorte United Methodist Church. Mrs. Sherrill enjoyed gardening, Read More…

Carolyn Mary Worcester

Carolyn Mary Worcester, 83, died early Tuesday morning, November 13, 2007, at U.T. Medical Center, Knoxville, Tenn. She was a native of Spring City, and a former resident of Spencer, and resident of Etowah, Tenn., for the past two years. She was a member of Spring City United Methodist Church. She is survived by her Read More…

Council proposes pay raises

ELYRIA – Elyria Council members on Monday could decide whether to give themselves and the city`s three other elected officials – the mayor, auditor and law director – pay raises that would apply for the next four years. Just a week after elections, the Council`s Finance Committee met in executive session Wednesday to discuss the Read More…

Vermilion home trashed to tune of $50,0000

VERMILION – Brad Riggs` son returned home from work Monday to find what Vermilion police are calling one of the city`s most destructive vandalism cases in recent history. JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE A smashed 65-inch television and a 55-gallon aquarium are just a small part of the more than $50,000 damage done to the Vermilion Read More…

Police: Teen’s grudge led to gunfire

OBERLIN – Police said a 15-year-old boy accused of shooting a teen after a party Saturday night fired first at another boy whom he blamed for beating him up two years ago. Oberlin police Detective Victor Otiz said the first shot fired by Roderick “Chubs” Cross Jr. of Elyria was aimed at a teen blamed Read More…

Area native loses a little magic

Keeping the judges dazzled for a third time proved to be as difficult to pull off for Angela Funovits as some of her stunts. The 20-year-old Avon Lake resident and aspiring medical student failed to impress famed illusionists Uri Geller and Criss Angel during Wednesday night`s live episode of the new NBC reality show “Phenomenon.” Read More…

EMH, Cleveland Clinic to dissolve partnership

AMHERST – EMH Regional Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic are ending their partnership to run Amherst Hospital. The Elyria-based hospital`s partnership with the Clinic at EMH`s Amherst Hospital ended amicably, a “mutual decision” by both groups, EMH spokeswoman Kristen Davis said. “The partnership just wasn`t working for either organization,” Davis said. “We decided to Read More…

Police blotter: Nov. 15, 2007

County sheriff Sunday, Nov. 11 1 p.m. – 5300 block Liberty Ave., Sheffield Twp., stolen rotor tiller. Monday, Nov. 12 7:23 p.m. – 400 block Oberlin-Elyria Road, Carlisle Twp., Fuel Stop reported an armed robbery. Tuesday, Nov. 13 10:15 a.m. – 2500 block North Ridge Road, Sheffield Twp., possible sexual abuse of a juvenile from Read More…

Firefighters pull injured hunter 100 yards up steep ravine wall

BROWNHELM TWP. – Firefighters had to haul an injured man about 100 yards up the wall of a steep ravine near Mill Hollow around 6 p.m. Wednesday after he fell from a tree where he had a hunting stand. Steven Bland, 32, of Wakeman, was bow hunting on his family`s property on North Ridge Road Read More…