June 28, 2016


Retiring Old Glory

Venturing Crew 2120 and Boy Scout Troop 120 held a flag retirement ceremony Sunday at the Elyria Family Moose Center. The first flag was cut into strips, and each strip was burned after naming one of the original 13 states, followed by the field of blue with the 50 stars. Click here for photos.

Fair has best year in nearly a decade

WELLINGTON — The weather cooperated perfectly, and the Lorain County Fair had its best year in nearly a decade. A total of 136,145 people attended over the course of the fair’s seven days, up nearly 5,000 from last year’s attendance of 131,675 and the highest since 2003. “The weather was perfect, and nothing major happened,” Read More…

VIDEO: Combine derby heavyweight division

Police: Flashing at bar leads to violence

LORAIN – Police investigated an incident early Saturday where a man and woman were beaten after an argument that began when the woman was flashing her breasts to patrons at the Chrystal Rock Bar on East 28th Street, according to a police report. The report said Shannon Johnson, 31, of Lorain, was found face down Read More…

Police log for Aug. 28, 2011

Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Aug. 24 1 a.m. – 17500 S. Boone Road, Columbia Station, a 30-year-old man reported that another man purposefully tossed a large boulder at his vehicle, damaging it. 11:33 p.m. – Lorain County Fairgrounds, Wellington, Dylan Mitchell, 18, charged with motor vehicle theft for allegedly trying to steal a $2,800 golf cart Read More…

VIDEO: Combine derby lightweight division

VIDEO: Lorain County Fair truck pull

Butch Born, Brad Fye win fair combine derby

Butch Born, certainly no stranger to the winner’s circle, was victorious yet again in the heavyweight division of this year’s Lorain County Fair combine derby. He and Rodney Jameyson battled to the end. “That is some darn good driving, Rodney,” Born said following the win. “What a heck of a feature.” In the lightweight division, Read More…

VIDEO: Lorain County Fair large animal sweepstakes

Lorain County Fair tractor pull results

20,000-pound super semis Joe Hoffa (Class Act, pull: 319.310 feet) Richard Bonner (Killer, 305.742) J.R. Collins (Buckeye Bulldog, 290.515) 8,000-pound open super stock tractors Jordan Lustik (Silver Bullet, pull: 308.833 feet) Josh Blackbourn (International Threat, 307.830) Bud Gettinger (Lessons Learned, 306.172 7,500-pound modified tractors Wayne Krider (Double Dose Plus One, pull: 321.723 feet) Ken Miller Read More…