January 26, 2015


Engagement – Vopat – Butts

Best wishes Jennifer Vopat and Joel Butts on their engagement! Jennifer is the daughter of the late Connie Vopat and the late John Vopat, both of Elyria. She is a graduate of Elyria High School and the College of Mount Saint Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jennifer works as a client tech analyst at ADP Dealer Read More…

100th Birthday – Brackett

Orville “Red”Brackett

Happy 100th Birthday, Orville “Red” Brackett! Born in Kentucky in August 1914, Red has lived in Akron for most of his adult life. He and his wife, Bernice, were married for 63 years. They enjoyed their cottage on Piedmont Lake and traveling together after his retirement from BF Goodrich. They loved traveling so much, they Read More…

1st Anniversary – Slepko

Rebecca & CorySlepko

Cory and Rebecca Slepko, both originally from Elyria, now currently stationed with the United States Army in Virginia are celebrating their first wedding anniversary. They plan to celebrate their special day with their daughters, Camryne, Brooklyne and Ava. Cory would like to leave a special message for his loving wife: “You have made me a Read More…

70th Anniversary – Lindquist

Robert & Myrna Lindquist

                Robert and Myrna Lindquist, of Elyria, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Aug. 5, 2014. The couple met on a blind date at Miami University. They married during one of Robert’s brief military leaves. The Rev. Homer Courtney performed the ceremony at the First United Methodist Read More…

Engagement – Ilcisko – Sunseri

Kelli Ilcisko &Michael Sunseri

Thomas and Stephanie Ilcisko, of Amherst, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli, to Michael Sunseri, son of James Sunseri of Avon, and Stephanie and George William Keaton of Grafton. Kelli is a graduate of Cleveland State University. She currently works as an adolescent therapist at Lorain County Alcohol & Drug Abuse Read More…

Engagement – Cunningham – Snedden

Jay Snedden &Brooke Cunningham

On June 6, 2015, at Landoll’s Castle in Loudonville, Brooke Allison Cunningham will exchange wedding vows with Bradley Jay Snedden. Brooke is the daughter of Bud and Faye Cunningham of LaGrange. She graduated from Elyria High School and Ashland University with a degree in education. She will be teaching second grade in McConnelsville. Jay is Read More…

Congratulations – Vandemark

Robert Vandemark

Congratulations to our dad, Robert Vandemark, for achieving his fourth hole-in-one of his lifetime! This momentous occasion happened on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Pine Lakes Golf Club in Hubbard, Ohio, while on a golf trip with 14 fellow golf friends. His first two hole-in-ones happened at Oberlin Golf Club and his third was in Read More…

65th Anniversary – Gott

Dick & Lois Gott

Lois and Dick Gott, of Spencer, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Lois Jackson and Richard Gott were married July 9, 1949, in Ashland, Ky. They have five children, Linda (Chuck) Burrows, Warren, Becky (Roger) Moutoux, Beverly (Dennis) Hibbs and Russell; along with nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Lois and Dick Read More…

Birthday Wishes – Hopkins


Happy birthday to the best father ever! I remember when you cleaned up my skinned knees, held my hand while crossing the street, taught me how to reach for the stars. You are my inspiration and my hero. Love you dad! Happy birthday!

Engagement – Scarniac-Hoover

Anthony Hoover &Megan Scarniac

Megan Scarniac and Anthony Hoover have chosen December 13, 2014, as their wedding date. Megan is the daughter of Thomas and Kimberly Scarniac of Avon. She is an Elyria Catholic alumna of 2005 and a University of Phoenix graduate. Megan is a banking associate at Third Federal Savings and Loan. Anthony is the son of Read More…