September 2, 2014

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Elyria blotter: Man charged with cutting copper from utility pole

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Elyria police 4:30 p.m. Aug. 18 — Buckeye and Williams streets, Nicholas Montanaro, 23, 200 block Eighth St., Elyria, arrested and charged with vandalism. Police said surveillance video shows Montanaro cutting copper from a utility pole. Monday, Aug. 18 6:32 a.m. — 500 block Carol Lane, a resident said his $125 bicycle was stolen between Read More…

Driver injured in head-on interstate crash released from hospital

Kevin Mchue, a driver critically injured in a three-car crash on Interstate 90 in Sheffield on July 29, was released Thursday from MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, a nursing supervisor said. Mchue, 25, of Cleveland, was westbound when he drifted into the left lane and struck the bumper of another car, according to Officer Jose Read More…

Lorain County Fair Schedule Thursday, Aug. 21

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Senior citizens (65 and older), veterans and military personnel with ID, free all day 7:30 a.m. – Gates Open 8:30 a.m. – Junior Fair Judging: Rabbit Showmanship, Barn 15 9 a.m. – Junior Fair Judging: Beef Showmanship, Show Barn 4 9 a.m. – Pony Pull, Grandstand 9 a.m. – 4-H Open Mini Horse Fun Show, Read More…

PHOTOS: Trucks, tractors show off during Smokeout Race at Lorain County Fair

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Heavy duty, modified pick-up trucks and tractors of all different makes, models and fuel-types competed in the annual Smokeout Race on Wednesday at the Lorain County Fair. Competitors had to demonstrate their ability to tow the Mighty Mac the length of the grandstand track. Check out our live social media coverage from the fair. Our comprehensive Read More…

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…