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Yolanda H. “Lola” Robertson

Yolanda H. “Lola” Robertson, 95, of Elyria, passed away  Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at her home, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home of  Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

VIDEO: Billy Currington plays the Lorain County Fair

Country singer Billy Currington packed the Lorain County Fair grandstand Tuesday night, and the capacity crowd was not disappointed. Currington, who was backed by a six-member band, alternately brought audience members to their feet with his party songs and slowed down the pace with his ballads. He repeatedly asked the crowd to sing along, especially Read More…

17-year-old designs winning Junior Fair T-shirt

WELLINGTON — Wherever she goes around this year’s Lorain County Fair, Karissa Foster sees her artwork. That’s because Foster, 17 and a recent Black River graduate, was the winner of the 4-H contest to design this year’s official Junior Fair T-shirt and sweatshirt. “It’s so exciting when I see someone with a shirt,” Foster said Read More…

Earthquake in Virginia rattles folks here

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake near Mineral, Va., was felt in Washington, D.C., just before 2 p.m. Tuesday. Some Lorain county residents reported a brief shaking. The Pentagon was evacuated, according to the Associated Press.

VIDEO: Easton Corbin performs at the fair

Country singer Easton Corbin entertained fairgoers Monday night with a mix of his own music and favorites from the country legends he grew up listening to. Corbin sang and played guitar for a little over an hour before thanking the crowd, throwing his guitar pick to a fan and leaving the stage. As fans began Read More…

Route 511 open

State Route 511, just south of US Route 20, is now open. The road was previously closed for a bridge replacement project.

VIDEO: 4-H band performs at Lorain County Fair

Police log for Aug. 23, 2011

Lorain police Friday, Aug. 19 10:49 p.m. – Leavitt Road and West 20th Street, Marcus D. Mitchell, 24, 1100 block W. Sixth St., charged with domestic violence, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and manufacturing for sale and disrupting public service for allegedly choking his ex-girlfriend. punching her in the head several times and Read More…

Huron man pleads guilty in fatal crash

ELYRIA – A Huron man responsible for an October 2009 fatal car crash pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated vehicular homicide, involuntary manslaughter, DUI and other charges. Andrew Jones, 34, could receive a significant prison term and lose his driving privileges when he is sentenced next month by Lorain County Common Pleas Judge Mark Betleski. According Read More…

Lorain man, 57, pleads guilty to abduction

ELYRIA – A Lorain man who forced a 6-year-old girl into his apartment last year pleaded guilty Monday to a felony abduction charge. Eliseo Arce, 57, was accused of grabbing the girl from behind when her mother went back inside their Lexington Avenue apartment building to retrieve her cell phone, police reported. According to police, Read More…