July 28, 2014

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Charlie Thomas Hammond

OBIT FLAG

Charlie Thomas Hammond, 85, and a resident of Amherst, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, following a sudden illness. He was born October 6, 1927 in Kidder, Kentucky. Charlie had made his home in Amherst for the last 62 years. Read More…

Richard W. Dowdell

Richard W. Dowdell, 86, of Elyria Twp., passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the Elyria Wesleyan Village, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Mabel J. Ledyard

Mabel J. Ledyard (nee Thompson), 91, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, January 12, 2013 in Strongsville, following a short illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, Elyria

Mary Dailey

Mary Dailey, 86, of Oberlin, passed away at the Amherst Manor Nursing Home, after a short illness. Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Oberlin will announce further arrangements at a later date.

NFL: Ravens advance to AFC title game with win over Broncos

DENVER — Welcome to NFL immortality, Joe Flacco. Somewhere up there in the all-time playoff archives near the “Hail Mary” by Staubach and the “Immaculate Reception” by Franco now lives the “Flacco Fling” by the Baltimore Ravens quarterback. One big throw down the sideline, 70 make-or-break yards on a wing and a prayer — a Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria doubles up Keystone

LAGRANGE — At first glance it appears Elyria and Keystone staged a defensive battle Saturday night during their non-conference game, but a closer inspection shows that a pair of poor offensive performances may have really been the cause of the low-scoring game. The Pioneers shot just 35 percent from the field and still managed to Read More…

HER BEST PLANS: Brinda recounts successes, failures in first year

ELYRIA — It was called the Elyrians First Plan. It first hit Elyria streets — well, actually it was posted to the website BrindaForMayor.com as a means of reaching Elyria residents — in February 2011, and it outlined how Holly Brinda, then a member of the school board, would improve Elyria if she were elected Read More…

Boys basketball: St. Ignatius rocks Lorain

LORAIN — St. Ignatius appeared to be every bit the eighth-ranked team in the state, jumping on Lorain early and never letting up in a 72-38 victory Saturday night. St. Ignatius used a precision offense, smothering defense and every player scored in the non-conference game. A 20-3 run that stretched between the first two quarters Read More…

Arrest made in Lorain rape case

LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested late Friday night in the case of a Lorain woman who was reportedly abducted and raped Wednesday evening. Joseph B. Worthy, 36, was being held without bond pending his appearance Monday in Lorain Municipal Court on first-degree felony charges of rape and kidnapping, according to Lorain police spokesman Read More…

Girls basketball: Bartlome leads Sailors past North Ridgeville

VERMILION — Junior Hannah Bartlome nailed the 3-pointer that turned the tide for Vermilion on Saturday afternoon. And senior AuBree LaForce made five of seven foul shots in the last 53 seconds as the Sailors defeated North Ridgeville 55-49 in West Shore Conference play. LaForce’s final free throw gave her a game-high 21 points. Bartlome Read More…