August 1, 2014

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Indians: Tribe adds lefty reliever in Rzepczysnki

CLEVELAND — The Indians believe they have addressed an issue in acquiring left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczysnki in a trade with the St. Louis Cardinals for minor league infielder Juan Herrera. “In acquiring Marc, we feel like we’ve gotten a left-handed reliever that has been very effective at getting left-handed hitters out at the major league Read More…

Two headed Texas turtle gets her own Facebook page

This undated file photo provided by the San Antonio Zoo on June 25, 2013, shows Thelma and Louise, a two-headed Texas cooter turtle.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A two-headed turtle born last month at the San Antonio Zoo has become so popular that she has her own Facebook page. Zoo officials say the Texas cooter, named Thelma and Louise for the female duo in the 1991 Oscar-winning movie, has been doing well. Spokeswoman Debbie Rios-Vanskike  says the turtle Read More…

Genell A. Algarin

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Genell A. Algarin (nee Nelson), 71, of Lorain, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, after a lengthy illness. She was born May 21, 1942 in Marshall, North Carolina and had resided in Lorain since she was a child. Genell was a member of Tower Baptist Church in Lorain, was Read More…

Linda S. Evans

Linda S. Evans (nee Chait), 67, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013, at St. John West Shore in Westlake. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral Home, Elyria, 440-322-3717.

Sandra L. Kinsey

Sandra L. Kinsey (nee Harris), 64, of North Ridgeville, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 at the Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, following a short illness. She was born August 2, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri. Mrs. Kinsey had been a resident of North Ridgeville for 22 years. She was a 1966 graduate of Read More…

Elizabeth H. “Betty” Bibbee

Elizabeth H. “Betty” Bibbee (nee Schallon), 89, of North Ridgeville, died Saturday July 27, 2013. Betty was born January 13, 1924 in Elyria and lived in LaGrange for 24 years, before moving to North Ridgeville, where she has been a resident the past 39 years. She enjoyed gardening and her pets. Betty is survived by Read More…

Annetta G. Baumiller

Annetta G. Baumiller (nee Haught), 62, of Elyria, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013 at Metro General Hospital in Cleveland, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Marie “Mary” Cerra

Marie “Mary” Cerra, 76, of Lakeland, Florida and formerly of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, following a brief illness. A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Richard E. Smith

Richard E. Smith, 74, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born September 18, 1938 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Richard worked as a laborer at the Vocational Guidance Center in Elyria. He enjoyed Read More…

William Marion Sherman, Sr.

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William Marion Sherman, Sr., 75, of Avon Lake, formerly of Tiffin, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 after a lengthy illness at his home. He was born November 28, 1937 in Republic, Ohio. He served our country as an Army Reserve and then entered the trucking industry, where he worked as a truck driver for Read More…