September 17, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Taffy

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TAFFY Meet Taffy, she’s as sweet as candy. Taffy was surrendered to the shelter because her family moved. Taffy was in a very loving home and they were devastated to have to give her up. She is a shy girl that is timid around other dogs. She would be most comfortable as being the only Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Precious

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PRECIOUS Precious was surrendered to the shelter back in September because her owner passed away and there was no where else for her to go. he was adopted in October and was recently returned because her new owner is ill and can no longer care for her. Precious is very sweet and a little timid Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Gracie

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GRACIE Gracie lost her home through no fault of her own … someone had allergies. It’s so sad because this senior girl had always been the only cat in her previous home and now she is surrounded by lots of noise and animals which is stressful for her. She is a lap cat that would Read More…

Indians: WBC exodus beginning soon

SURPRISE, Ariz. — The Indians are preparing for the World Baseball Classic exodus. On Sunday, five players — shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (Venezuela), closer Chris Perez (USA), setup man Vinnie Pestano (USA), catcher Carlos Santana (Dominican Republic), utility man Mike Aviles (Puerto Rico) and minor-league pitcher Giovanni Soto (Puerto Rico) — will leave camp to join Read More…

Indians notes: Jimenez was a hooper

SURPRISE, Ariz. — During a radio interview in the media room at Goodyear Ballpark on Thursday, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez revealed that before he chose professional baseball as a career, he was excelling in another sport as well. Not surprisingly, considering his 6-foot-6, 210-pound frame, Jimenez claims he was also a pretty good basketball player. “I Read More…

Rangers 10, Indians 0: Tribe bats silent again

RANGERS (1-5) 10, INDIANS (5-3) 0 STEP BACK: Rotation candidate Zach McAllister wasn’t able to build on a brilliant debut. The right-hander was roughed up for the duration of his two-inning effort — five earned runs on seven hits. SLUMP CITY: The Indians’ offense stayed in its shell for the third straight game. Cleveland, which Read More…

2 new police officers sworn in today in Elyria

ELYRIA — Two new officers joined the ranks of the Elyria Police Department. The officers, Matthew Craig, 29, and Mark Horton, 22, were sworn in during a ceremony Wednesday at Elyria City Hall. With the new hires, the police department has 84 officers until April or May when Elyria Police Capt. Chris Costantino expects two Read More…

Man tells police he was stabbed while getting gas

ELYRIA — A man who obtained multiple stab wounds early Wednesday night told police he was stabbed while filling his vehicle with gas at Speedway on Griswold Road. Police were sent to Mercy Regional Medical Center in Oberlin and met with the victim, Miles Davis, 30, of Lorain. Davis, who had multiple stab wounds to Read More…

Boys basketball: Sailors bounce Falcons with defense at end

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WESTLAKE — There’s nothing better at tournament time than longtime rivals settling their backyard differences. Vermilion and Firelands staged a nip-and-tuck, back-and-forth struggle Wednesday in a Division II sectional opener before the Sailors took control in overtime for a 67-62 victory. Vermilion (12-11) will take on West Shore Conference rival Rocky River on Saturday for Read More…

Two sets of Lorain County twins headed to state wrestling tournament

From left, Clearview’s Matt Hollingsworth and Mike Hollingsworth and Elyria Catholic’s Austin Kuchta and Adam Kuchta. The two sets of twins will represent Lorain County this weekend at the state wrestling meet. (CT photo by Linda Murphy.)

Lorain County is looking to double its pleasure this weekend at the state wrestling tournament. Actually, the county might be looking to quadruple its pleasure. After sending a set of twins to the state meet the last three seasons — Keystone’s Brian and William Spangler — the county outdid itself by sending two sets of Read More…