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Archives for December 24, 2007

Roy Shepherd

Roy Shepherd, 86, of Lorain, passed away Friday, in the Lake Pointe Health Care Center of Lorain, following a long illness. He was born in Greenville, Alabama, coming to Elyria in 1952, moving to Lorain in 2004. He was employed as a laborer for the ABEX Corporation, retiring after 23 years of service. Mr. Shepherd Read More…

Robert C. Kerns

Robert C. Kerns, 72, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2007 at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was born in Elkins, West Virginia on January 20, 1935 and had resided in Elyria for many years. He founded the Independent Plant Co. in Maryland and operated a similar business in Elyria for many Read More…

Kenneth C. Repp

Kenneth C. Repp, 51, of Westlake, died Friday at St. John Westshore Hospital following a sudden illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Elyria. 

Hubert Daugherty

Hubert (Herb) Daugherty, 74, of Lodi, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2007 at Medina General Hospital. He was born September 11, 1933 in Devonia, Tennessee to Elish and Elizabeth West Daugherty. He worked for 28 years as a plant foreman for the R.H. Eggers Co. in Cleveland and later retired from the Brunswick School System. Read More…

Helga A. Wagner

Helga A. Wagner, 75, of Sheffield Village died Saturday at the Kemper House in Olmsted Falls following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Elyria. 

Edith Mekoleske

Edith Mekoleske, 84, of Wellington, died Sunday, December 23, 2007 at Allen Memorial Hosptial in Oberlin. A complete obituary will be announced by the Norton-Eastman Funeral Home, Wellington; and will be online at: www.norton-eastmanfuneralhome.com.  

Church pitches in to provide study help

ELYRIA — A local church is coming together with the community to help provide educational help for Elyria students who need it the most. Second Baptist Church in Elyria has teamed with the National Adopt-a-School Initiative to help local students achieve passing test scores and an overall grasp of school subjects of all kinds. The Read More…

Russian student like family to hosts

Brian and Shelly Lamb of Avon Lake opened the doors of their home to 15-year-old Russian exchange student Irina “Ira” Vasilyeva in August, and they say she’s become family to them since then. Their other children, two boys ages 11 and 13, have adapted just as well, and having a teenage girl in the house Read More…

Smoking violators facing bigger fines

DAYTON — Tens of thousands of complaints about violations of Ohio’s new smoking ban — many from the same few businesses — have resulted in just hundreds of fines, leading county heath departments to say they plan to step up enforcement of the law. Fines for violating the ban, which outlaws indoor smoking in most Read More…

Shooting of dog raises bad blood

SPRINGFIELD — A southwestern Ohio community has become embroiled in a dispute between neighbors over a dead dog. Judy and Jim Henry say their neighbor, Ed Rice, shot and killed their shepherd mix unnecessarily on Dec. 4 while it was on his property. And they’ve put a giant plywood sign on their yard to tell Read More…