December 18, 2014

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Teen gets 15 years in prison for spree of violence

NICK GLUNT / GAZETTE Brandon M. Ward, right, 19, of Brunswick Hills Township, is sentenced Monday to  15 years in prison for his part in an attack on a Chippewa Lake woman and her teenage son in December as well as charges of robbery and drug trafficking. Also pictured, Medina County Assistant Prosecutor Scott Salisbury, left, and Ward’s attorney, Bob Campbell, center.

MEDINA — A 19-year-old Brunswick Hills Township man will spend 15 years in prison for drug, assault and kidnapping charges in three separate felony cases in Medina County Common Pleas Court. Judge Christopher J. Collier on Monday sentenced Brandon M. Ward, of 4086 Boston Road, Lot 19. He said prison time was necessary because Ward Read More…

Four felony trials rescheduled

MEDINA — Four men set for trial Monday in Medina County Common Pleas Court had their trials rescheduled: • A 50-year-old Medina man accused of raping a girl under age 13 in December had his trial before Judge Christopher J. Collier postponed to Aug. 12. Theodore W. Higdon, of 810 Ridgeview Road, is charged with rape, Read More…

Golf outing promotes education

It’s not about golf, although anyone who knew the late Cooper Hudnutt, former publisher of The Gazette and its sister newspaper, The Chronicle-Telegram, can tell you the man loved to play the game. He did so weekly with friends at the Elyria Country Club. Still, organizers of the third annual A. Cooper Hudnutt Golf Memorial Read More…

Carrie M. Klock

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Carrie M. Klock, 94, formerly of Medina, passed away in Inglis, Florida surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of Citrus County Florida. Carrie was born in Lakeville, Ohio on April 20, 1919, to the late John R. and Ruth (Raby) Tope. She was employed as a bookkeeper at American Radiator, Standard Read More…

Diana Lynn Myers

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Diana Lynn Myers (nee Bowen), 57, of Medina, passed away Monday, July 8, 2013. The beloved wife of Gary; loving mother of Amy Elliott (Steve), and Brent J. (Amy); devoted grandmother of Jacob and Kaylee; dear daughter of the late Ernest and Regina Bowen. A Celebration of Diana’s life will be held on Tuesday, July Read More…

Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones, 63, of Medina, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013. He was the son of Dean T. and L. Jeanne Jones, also of Medina. He is survived by his son, Steve Thress of Lodi; sisters, Casey Jones, Jody (Rob) Bailey, Sam (Edd) Wisbey, Pam (Mickey) Spacek, all of Medina; and brother, Gary (Bruce Shipman) Read More…

Karen E. Borcuch

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Karen E. Borcuch, 70, of West Salem, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013. She was born May 9, 1943 in Cleveland, to the late George and Elizabeth (Prihoda) Sprencz. Karen loved to cook and garden and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She will be remembered as a wonderful wife, loving mother and good Read More…

John L. Sanders

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John L. Sanders, 83, of Medina, was called home by his heavenly Father on Friday, July 12, 2013 at The Avenue of Medina. He was born in Florence, Alabama on July 23, 1929 to the late Edgar and Dazzie (Keyes) Sanders. John was affectionately known as “John the Tailor,” the world’s greatest left-hand tailor. He Read More…