May 26, 2015


Indians 3, Royals 0: Tribe blanks KC behind Corey Kluber


CLEVELAND — The Indians had nothing going against Kansas City’s Bruce Chen over the first six innings of the series opener Friday night at Progressive Field. It didn’t matter — not with Corey Kluber on the mound. Solidifying his spot in the rotation with another brilliant outing, Kluber tossed 7⅔ scoreless innings, allowing just three Read More…

Indians notes: Zach McAllister to begin rehab stint today

CLEVELAND — Zach McAllister’s injury rehabilitation has reached a new level. McAllister, who has been on the disabled list since June 8 with a right middle finger sprain, is scheduled to make his first minor league rehab appearance today for Double-A Akron. According to manager Terry Francona, the goal is for the right-hander to pitch Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Collette


This precious girl is easy to fall in love with.  Collette was rescued from the Lorain County Dog Kennel and she appeared to have given up.  Lettie  was in pain from arthritis and was, for lack of a better word, defeated.  We got her to the vet, got all of her vetting done, trimmed her Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Thor


Thor was rescued from the Lorain County Dog Kennel along with a littermate who also is available for adoption.  He does seem fine with other dogs and we believe he will do well with children who are respectful.  Since he does try to dominate his littermate some, we think he would do best with a Read More…

Police: Woman drove to station drunk to file complaint


ELYRIA — A woman was arrested after she drove intoxicated to the Elyria Police Department to file a complaint, police said. Sherri Briant, 34, was charged with disorderly conduct intoxicated following her trip to the police station at 2:30 this morning. Briant arrived at the station to ask for a police officer’s assistance in gathering Read More…

Amherst Marine surprises his family at Cedar Point by revealing his return


SANDUSKY — Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jason Cooper has made it his mission to come up with memorable ways to surprise his family when he comes home on leave or at the end of deployments. His latest was clearly the best. “This one takes the cake,” his wife, Lisa, said when asked if Thursday night’s surprise Read More…

Frog Gigging

In the boat, a sense of “being there”.

As the evening’s campfire dies down to embers and coals, the boys are putting their gear together and pulling a twelve foot johnboat out of the truck-bed. Carefully, quietly as possible, we each step into the boat and take a seat, each man having his own job; oarsman, spotter, gigger, and bagman. A few minutes Read More…

Frank Henry Haught


Frank Henry Haught, 61, of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Louis Stokes VA Hospice, Cleveland. He was born in Wheeling, West Virginia on April 21, 1952. He served our country in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1974. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and bowling. Survivors include his daughters, Sharon Haught of Read More…

Carolyn E. Beckett


Carolyn E. Beckett (nee Moore), 72, a resident of Amherst, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, following a long illness. She was born August 24, 1940, in Marlinton, West Virginia. Carolyn had made her home in the Lorain and Amherst area for most of her life. She Read More…

Daniel Lee Smith, Jr.


Daniel Lee Smith, Jr., went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the age of 46, after battling cancer. Daniel served 16 years in the United States Armed Forces, currently stationed in El Paso, Texas. Daniel is survived by his wife, Carla Smith; children, Travis L. Smith and Deziree Smith; grandson, Read More…