May 29, 2015


Browns rookie Barkevious Mingo signs contract, reports to camp

Barkevious Mingo is in the fold. Mingo, the No. 6 pick in the draft, signed a four-year contract with a fifth-year club option Sunday morning. He was the last of the Browns’ five draft picks to sign. Cleveland’s rookies were scheduled to report Friday, so Mingo was a couple of days late. But he’s in Read More…

40th Anniversary – Mottram

Kevin & Jodie Mottram

Kevin and Jodie Mottram (nee Cassavaugh) celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on July 14th, 2013 by renewing their vows at The LaGrange Church of God, with the Rev. Danny Wright performing the ceremony. After the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Mottram took a trip to Nashville, Tennessee. The couple met while attending college in upstate New Read More…

50th Anniversary – Knepper

William & Connie Knepper

William and Connie Knepper, of Spencer will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary! They were married July 20, 1963 at the United Methodist Church in Spencer. The couple enjoy collecting antique items. They have three daughters, Karla (Mark) Palmer of Canon City, Colorado, Kimberly (Brett) Bamesberger of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Vikki (Jeff) Dunn of Wadsworth; Read More…

Engagement – Belcher – LaScola

Bryan & Kaden LaScola & Tammara Belcher

Tammara Belcher and Bryan LaScola will say I Do on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Fairchild Chapel in Oberlin. Kaden LaScola the couples son will share in their special day by walking down the aisle with his Mother. The bride to be is the daughter of Mrs. Lelia Belcher of Amherst and Ray Belcher Read More…

Engagement – Lynch – Kuhn

Scott Kuhn & Amy Lynch

Jeff and Coni Lynch of Grafton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Lynch to Scott Kuhn, son of Ed and Carla Kuhn of Novelty, Ohio. Amy is also the granddaughter of Robert and Janet Lynch of LaGrange, formerly of Grafton. Amy is a 1999 graduate of Midview High School, a 2003 Read More…

Engagement – Weber – Niemeyer

Christine Weber & Stephen Niemeyer

Christine Weber and Stephen Niemeyer will exchange vows on June 14, 2014 with a lake side wedding in Sheffield Lake. Christine is the daughter of Patricia Weber and Thomas Weber of Lorain. She is a graduate of LCCC. Stephen is the son of Darlene Niemeyer of Randolph, Ohio. He is a graduate of Waterloo High Read More…

Engagement – Neal – Hawk

Hilary Neal & Timothy Hawk

Jeff Neal and Lori Neal, both of Elyria are pleased to announce the engagement to their daughter, Hilary Neal, to Timothy Hawk, son of Andy and Lee Anne Hawk of Copley, Ohio. Hilary is a 2010 Midview High School graduate, a December 2013 Ashland University graduate with degree in Broadcast Communications. Timothy is a 2009 Read More…

Engagement – Deak – Cartee

Katherine Deak & Jesse Cartee

Dr. and Mrs. William Deak of Grafton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Scarlett Deak to Jesse Cartee, son of Mrs. Teresa Cook of Clinton, Washington and Mr. Kenneth Cartee of San Bernardino, California. Katherine graduated in 2001 from Magnificat High School, from Syracuse University, with a B.A. Accounting in 2005 Read More…

Engagement – Umstead – Meldrum

Monica Umstead & Josh Meldrum

Monica Umstead and Josh Meldrum will be united in marriage on Friday, September 20, 2013 at Springvale Ballroom in North Olmsted, with Rev. Christopher B. Statz officiating. The couples’ parents had a hand in introducing them, they will be by their side for the ceremony. A reception will follow immediately. Monica is the daughter of Read More…

Dale E. Zudell


Dale E. Zudell, 58, of Wakeman, died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at his home after a courageous and lengthy illness. He was born April 23, 1955 in Lorain and had resided in Wakeman for the past 14 years. He had also lived in Amherst and Grafton. Dale attended Southview High School in Lorain for two Read More…