May 26, 2016

Elyria
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A light extinguished, a life celebrated: Elyria native killed in Virginia murder-suicide remembered a year later

LORAIN — A year after her death, homicide victim Kristy Flowers was toasted with wine by friends and relatives Sunday. We’ll never forget you. We love you, Kristy,” said Flowers’ mother,  Patricia. “This one’s for you, baby.” A wine connoisseur, Flowers had traveled to Sonoma County, Calif., with friends in the past to sample fine Read More…

Daylong vigil for a fallen officer

Memorial planned Sunday for Tyburski

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Charlotte Worcester and two of her friends have never met the family of Rachele Tyburski. That didn’t make any difference to the three women who felt somewhat useless in terms of easing the family’s grief after the 26-year-old Lakewood woman’s body was found by a passer-by in a field off Victory Lane. Read More…

Veterans from all branches come together for reunion at Black River Landing

LORAIN — Algie Nelson’s reason for showing up at Saturday’s inaugural Lorain County Welcome Home All Veterans Reunion was simple. “Camaraderie,” Nelson answered emphatically with a big smile. A Marine combat infantry veteran of Operation Desert Storm and the current Afghanistan war, Nelson returned to his native Elyria after retirement as a Norfolk, Va., police Read More…

Lorain County JVS students hold Sept. 11 memorial ceremony

OBERLIN – They may not have fully grasped what had happened, but they remember where they were when it occurred. Lorain County Joint Vocational School student Efrain Gonzalez was sitting in his first-grade classroom, listening to his teacher read a book when the teacher next door ran into the classroom and whispered to her. “I Read More…

UPDATED: Local 9/11 remembrances set for today

Local events are planned today to commemorate the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. Ohio Gov. John Kasich has ordered flags be flown at half-staff and asked that all Ohioans observe a moment of silence starting at 8:46 a.m. At 9 a.m., law enforcement students will read a short essay at Lorain County Read More…