April 17, 2014

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Junior Dow Westfall

Junior Dow Westfall, 86, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Weber Health Care Center in Wellington, where he had been a resident for the past 11 years. He was born November 15, 1926 in Lost Creek, West Virginia, to Lorenza and Ella Westfall. Junior is survived by a sister, Opal Pleska of Wellington; brother, Billy Read More…

Donald R. Burkey

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Donald R. Burkey, 79, of Elyria, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, following a brief illness. He was born November 15, 1933 in Fresno, Ohio, and was an Elyria resident for most of his life. Don was a 1951 Fresno High School graduate. He worked at the Alltel Telephone Company, (now Windstream), Read More…

Eddie Carol “Eddie C.” Morrow

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Eddie Carol “Eddie C.” Morrow, 94, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain. She was a member of True Vine P.B.C, she worked at EMH Healthcare, where she enjoyed cooking, spending time raising her grandchildren and foster children. Friends may call Saturday, Read More…

Melicent Gulgin

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Melicent Gulgin, 96, of Port Charlotte, Florida, died Sunday, July 14, 2013 in Port Charlotte, Florida. She was born July 4, 1917 in Eaton, to Charles Henry Box and Ina Nichols Box. She married George Gulgin in 1938, they celebrated their 73rd anniversary before George passed away July 23, 2012. She enjoyed helping and teaching Read More…

Earl “Peanut” Wilson

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Earl “Peanut” Wilson, 52, of Elyria, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at EMH Healthcare, following a sudden illness. Earl was born in Amherst, November 11, 1960 and lived in Elyria for most of his life. He was employed in concrete-construction and was a member of the Elyria Eagles, the Amvets Post 32, and the Black Read More…

Indians had more ups than downs during the first half

They aren’t in first place, but it was nonetheless a successful first half for the Indians, who pulled into the All-Star break seven games over .500 and trailing two-time defending Central Division champion Detroit by just 1½ games. Their 51 wins accounted for the most prior to the break since 2007 — which, coincidentally or Read More…

Pair out of lineup for Cavs’ tournament opener

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers will be short-handed today in their first-round game in the Las Vegas Summer League championship tournament. Power forward Kevin Jones and point guard Chris Quinn are both out with concussions, leaving Cleveland without two NBA veterans — and two members of its 2012-13 roster — for the duration of the event. Read More…

Former Browns punter Hodges holding specialty camp in Berea

BEREA — Reggie Hodges has spent eight years punting in the NFL, the last four of them with the Browns. Now he plans on grooming the next generation of punters, kickers and off-the-field leaders in Northeast Ohio. On Friday, Hodges will hold the inaugural sessions of the Hodges Kicking Academy at Lou Groza Field in Read More…

OGSO: Amherst wins Class A, B and C county titles

LAGRANGE — Amherst Wranglers center fielder Cassidy Kettleman stepped into the batter’s box in the bottom of the seventh inning against Columbia Red Wagon Farm with the chance to win the game, preserve her team’s undefeated season and make it a clean sweep for her community. With one swing of the bat she did all Read More…

Hot Stove: Sheffield Venom win Class EE county championship

WELLINGTON — The division may have changed, but the mission remains the same. The Sheffield Venom — Class F county and state champions in 2012 — claimed the Class EE (U16) Lorain County Hot Stove championship with a convincing 11-3 win over North Ridgeville at Wellington Community Park on Wednesday night. Sheffield (15-0) will begin Read More…