July 6, 2015

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County Red Cross to honor 16 ‘real heroes`

ELYRIA — The Red Cross of Lorain County is trying to make sure 16 good Samaritans are rewarded for the selfless acts that saved the lives of nine people. More than 200 people are expected to attend the 2008 Real Heroes Awards 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Spitzer Conference Center at Lorain County Read More…

LaGrange Township man takes love of farming to the market

LAGRANGE TWP. — It all started with a strawberry patch in his father’s backyard. Mike Miller picked up a trick or two, helping his father in that strawberry patch, and between those carefree summer days picking berries and spending time at his grandparents’ southern Ohio farm, he learned that he was a man of the Read More…

Grafton/LaGrange blotter: Aug. 8, 2008

LaGrange police Monday, Aug. 4 9:13 a.m. – 600 block U.S. Grant St., someone enters a home through a basement window and steals rolls of copper wire. Tuesday, Aug. 5 1:25 p.m. – South Center and U.S. Grant streets, Michael G. Standen, 42, West Salem, cited with driving under suspension and no tail lights. 6:45 Read More…

Grafton/LaGrange notebook: Aug. 8, 2008

Canning workshop at library Learn to preserve nature’s bounty of fruits and vegetables at a workshop at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Grafton-Midview Public Library. The workshop will teach you what makes food spoil, how to deal with low-acid and high-acid foods, proper use of equipment and safety measures for canning and freezing. Sign Read More…

Detroit mayor ordered jailed after bond violation

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been ordered to the county jail after a judge found the mayor violated the terms of his bond by going to Canada and not informing the court. The ruling by Judge Ronald Giles came after the mayor apologized to the court, saying it won’t happen again. The Read More…

La. trooper IDs body unclaimed since his boyhood

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From the time he was 9, Dennis Stewart was haunted by a boy eight years his elder. For Stewart, now a state trooper, Danny Dewey’s funeral last month laid to rest the ghost of a slight young man who was murdered and dumped near Stewart’s boyhood home nearly three decades Read More…

Ohio woman gets 2 years for stealing from mom

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Akron area woman sentenced to two years in prison for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from her elderly mother says she deserved the money for all she’s done. During Wednesday’s sentencing hearing, 60-year-old Jerelyn Sue Estright of Barberton apologized but also told a Summit County judge that her life Read More…

OU football player from Westlake wins lottery

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — The season doesn’t open for a couple more weeks, but already an Ohio University football player has made a very big score. The Ohio Lottery says Bobcats offensive lineman Mike Eynon (EYE’-nuhn) matched five numbers to win $250,000 in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing. After taxes, the senior from the Cleveland Read More…

Favre headed to Cleveland; now with Jets

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre’s journey from retirement and back has ended in New York. The Green Bay Packers traded their three-time MVP and Super Bowl-winning quarterback to the Jets on Wednesday, ending an emotionally grinding month of indecision over Favre’s future. The move ends a remarkably ugly split between Green Bay Read More…

Kids are found in squalor; mom is charged

ELYRIA — An Elyria woman was charged with four counts of child endangerment Tuesday after police found her children alone and living in squalor. Melody Reed, 23, told police she was “around the corner” from her children — ages 7, 6 and 2 years old, and 7 months old — when an unidentified person alerted Read More…