September 22, 2014

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Lucy Bo Williams Rasmussen

Lucy Bo Williams Rasmussen (nee Hale), 74, of Elyria, died Wednesday, November 21, 2007, at EMH Regional Medical Center. She was born August 24, 1933, in McAndrews, Ky., and had been an Elyria area resident since 1959. Lucy was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati School of Nursing and Williamson High School in West Read More…

June Holston-Dickey

June Holston-Dickey (nee Cantley), 82, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., was called by her Heavenly Savior on Saturday, November 24, 2007, after a long illness. She was born in Rock Creek, W.Va. She had lived in Eaton Township for many years, before moving to Midwest City, Okla., and Murfreesboro. She retired from the General Motors Chevrolet Plant, Read More…

Francis Tousley

Francis Tousley, 91, of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2007, at the New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain. He was born February 15, 1916, in Clarksfield. Amherst has been  his home for the last 56 years. He served in the Army during World War II with the 14th Armored Division reaching the rank Read More…

County: Ford plant worth $16.5M

ELYRIA – Ford`s former Lorain Assembly Plant is worth $16.5 million, the county Board of Revisions decided Wednesday. The plant`s new owners, California-based Industrial Realty Group, had asked the board to drop the value of the land from the $28 million the county had it valued at to $2.3 million – a request opposed by Read More…

Sutton hopes to expand cardiac devices

COLUMBUS – An Ohio program that installed 4,544 defibrillators in schools throughout the state for use during cardiac emergencies should be expanded across the country, said U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton. The completion of the Ohio program and Sutton`s intent to file a bill to take the defibrillator program nationwide was announced Wednesday at a news Read More…

Frances Beachler

Frances Beachler (nee Thomas), 90, of Lorain, died Monday November 26, 2007, in the emergency room at Amherst Hospital after a sudden illness. She was born January 2, 1917, in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain resident. Frances graduated from Lorain St. Mary Academy in 1934 and then attended business college for 1 ½ Read More…

Late ballots push income tax to victory

OBERLIN – Voters in the Oberlin school district won`t be hearing any requests for more money from the district in the next few years. Final election results, approved Tuesday by the county Board of Elections, show that both an increased property tax levy and an income tax to support the district passed after provisional and Read More…

Tokyo Steakhouse closes at Midway

ELYRIA – Tokyo Steakhouse at Midway Mall has closed its doors after it fell behind on lease payments, mall officials said. The restaurant`s owner defaulted on the lease, so the decision was made to close the business earlier this month, officials said. On Wednesday, the restaurant doors were padlocked and the lights were off at Read More…

Ernest A. Siegmund

Ernest A. “Ernie” Siegmund, 89, of Elyria, died Tuesday, November 27, 2007, at Elyria Wesleyan Village following a brief illness. He was born February 14, 1918, in Elyria and was a lifelong resident. Mr. Siegmund was employed at the Elyria Chronicle Telegram as a printer for 46 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member Read More…

Grafton man electrocuted on job

GRAFTON – A 30-year-old Grafton man was electrocuted Sunday while working at a job site in Beachwood. Leslie R. Loar died shortly after arriving at an office building in Beachwood, where he was working as an electrician for Grafton-based Lewis Electric. John Lewis, Loar`s boss and stepfather, said his staff was just getting things set Read More…