November 28, 2014

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Qiana Walton’s family criticizes sentence at hearing

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ELYRIA — Robert Walton said Monday that Vincent Jackson Jr. should have been executed for killing his daughter, Qiana Walton, during a 2008 robbery of Gas USA. “This man deserves the death penalty and you two that voted against the death penalty didn’t do your jobs as far as I’m concerned,” Robert Walton told the Read More…

North Ridgeville school district finalizes make-up schedule

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — All that snowy, sub-zero weather appears to finally be behind us, but Old Man Winter will make himself felt one more time in the form of extended school days. North Ridgeville school district students will be spending an additional half-hour in school for about a month plus one additional full day in Read More…

LCCC receives $662,000 state grant for lighting

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ELYRIA — The campus of Lorain County Community College will be a lot brighter and more cost-efficient due to substantial upgrades in lighting fixtures and related equipment. The 2014 Campus Lighting Upgrades project, as the new lighting program is officially known, will use $622,419 in state money, according to a statement on the project issued Read More…

Lorain woman charged with stabbing boyfriend

LORAIN — A city woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the left leg about 11:30 p.m. Saturday faces charges. Nichole Venson was arrested and charged early Sunday with felonious assault and domestic violence. Venson argued with her boyfriend, William Schaffer, when he showed up at their home in the 3500 block of Pin Oak Read More…

Lorain County to get $3.3M to repair bridges

LAFAYETTE TWP. — Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor joined other state and local officials Monday to unveil an $8.4 million program that will rebuild bridges in Medina and Lorain counties. The Ohio Bridge Partnership program provides $120 million for the repair or replacement of more than 200 bridges statewide deemed “structurally deficient.” Lorain County will get Read More…

Thomas D. Day

Thomas D. Day, 87, of Oberlin, died Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, handled arrangements.

Okey Stout

Okey Stout, 81, of Grafton, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, in University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. after a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Joanne M. Stanislawski

Joanne M. Stanislawski, 89, of Grafton, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, in University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, after a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

William E. “Bill” Ruth

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William E. “Bill” Ruth, 77, of Elyria, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, surrounded by his family at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He was born May 21, 1936 in Crawford County, Ohio and graduated from Sulphur Springs High School. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from The Ohio State University. Bill began his Read More…

Dorothy “Carol” Trubach

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Dorothy “Carol” Trubach (nee Morris), was born July 28, 1943 and passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after a brief illness, or perhaps a broken heart, due to the recent passing of her beloved daughter, Tammie. Born in Hico, Texas, Carol resided in San Bernardino, California, until moving to Sheffield Lake, where she had Read More…