August 28, 2014

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Driver says playing air guitar caused weaving

SHEFFIELD — Police pulled over a driver in the 5200 block of French Creek Road about 5:45 a.m. Monday because the vehicle was weaving. According to a report from the dispatch incident log, police did not encounter an intoxicated driver or someone experiencing an adverse medical condition. The man driving the vehicle was just playing air Read More…

Lorain County Fair Schedule Wednesday, Aug. 20

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7:30 a.m. – Gates Open 9 a.m. – Junior Fair Dairy Goat/Market Dairy Goat, Barn 9 9 a.m. – Junior Fair Saddle Horse Judging, Ring A 9 a.m. – Open Class Ponies and Stalled Hitch Classes, Grandstand Noon – Junior Fair Market Beef Show, Show Barn 4 12:30 p.m. – Open Class Judging: Flowers 1 Read More…

Foreigner concert at Lorain County Fair cut short by storms

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It was a “Hot Blooded,” albeit short, Lorain County Fair show Tuesday night when Foreigner rocked the packed-to-the-rafters grandstand in Wellington. Sadly, rain came less than 45 minutes into the show. Even though original lead singer Lou Gramm is no longer a part of the band, the audience didn’t seem to care as long as Read More…

Lorain County Fair Schedule Tuesday, Aug. 19

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8 a.m. – Open Class Judging: Rabbit and Cavy, Barn 39 8:30 a.m. – Junior Fair Cat Judging, Barn 15 (Rabbit Show Area) 8:30 a.m. – Junior Fair Swine Show, Barn 9 9 a.m. – Junior Fair Miniature Horse Judging, Ring A 9 a.m. – Open Class Judging: Dairy Cattle, Show Barn 4 9 a.m. Read More…

Thomas Rhett rocks Lorain County Fair crowd

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  Country singer Thomas Rhett hosted a party Monday evening for Lorain County fairgoers in a packed grandstand in Wellington. After all, this Georgia native had plenty to celebrate considering his 2013 debut effort, “It Goes Like This,” scored four top 30 hits — “Beer with Jesus,” “Something to Do with My Hands,” “It Goes Read More…

Lorain County Fair Schedule Monday, Aug. 18

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7:30 a.m. – Gates open 8 a.m. – Junior Fair Dog Show, Show Barn 4 8:30 a.m. – Junior Fair Fowl Show, Barn 9 9 a.m. – Judging of culinary arts (books 705-709 and 717-718) 9 a.m. – Judging of needlework 9 a.m. – Honey judging 9 a.m. – Open Class Judging: Vegetables and fruits Read More…

Lorain blotter: Apartment resident says man drunkenly confronted her with knife

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Lorain police 5:25 p.m. Aug. 16 — 2500 block W. Erie Ave., Larry Arbaugh, 55, same address, arrested and charged with assault and resisting arrest. A resident in Arbaugh’s apartment building said Arbaugh was in the apartment hallway making a lot of noise and when she opened her door to see what was happening, he Read More…

Woman injured in crash released from hospital

LORAIN — One of two people injured in crash between a motorcyclist and sport utility vehicle at the intersection of Kansas Avenue and E Street on Aug. 9 has been released from MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Mary J. Lewis, 72, of the 700 block of Grantwood Avenue in Sheffield Lake, was released last week, Read More…

Lorain County Fair admission, ride information

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Gate admission: $5 Children 8 and younger: Free Senior citizens age 65 and older: Free on Thursday Veterans and military: Free admission Thursday with proper ID Credit/debit cards will be taken for gate admission at Gates 1, 3, 4 and 6 — windows will be marked specifically “Credit/Debit Cards” or “Cash Only.” Free wheelchairs available Read More…

Sheriff’s Office initiates ‘Cram the Cruiser’ at Lorain County Fair

WELLINGTON — When heading to the Lorain County Fair this week, consider bringing along a few school supplies to help students in the Clearview and Elyria school districts. Sheriff Phil Stammitti and his staff announced the first “Cram the Cruiser” during the week of the fair. A sheriff’s cruiser will be parked at the Lorain Read More…