April 23, 2014

Medina
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Wanda Mae Blough Rogers

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Wanda Mae Blough Rogers, 81, of Salem, Missouri, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Salem. Wanda was born October 1, 1931, in Parma. She was the daughter of the late Sherman and Gladys (Stoskopf) Barnes. She graduated from Liverpool High School. September 2, 1950, she married Dean Blough, who preceded her in death on April Read More…

Getting ready for the county fair

Dan "Red" Sexton tries to keep a cable taut while working on "Catch 'n' Air" on Wednesday at the Medina County Fairgrounds in Medina. (ANDREW DAVIS / GAZETTE)

Carnival rides hold a special place for fairgoers — the Medina County Fair is no exception. But somebody has to build and operate the rides. A week before the Medina fair was scheduled to open Monday, 11 men from Bates Amusement — most sporting tattoos, some shirtless and all turned a deep bronze from so Read More…

Officials: Does gas collective have juice?

Medina County commissioners have sent letters to officials in the county’s 17 townships seeking comment on the possibility of natural gas service aggregation. Aggregation allows local governments to negotiate the price charged for natural gas supplied to residents. The result could be savings on residents’ gas bills. Commissioners are seeking township officials’ opinions on a Read More…

Photographer shows county’s natural beauty

Medina photographer Annette Miller stands Friday with one of her favorite photographs, "Deer and Cardinal in a Snowfall." from her exhibit, "Medina Through My Lens," at the Medina Library. (KIERA MANION-FISCHER / GAZETTE)

Three ducks bob simultaneously for a meal in a lake. A deer watches a cardinal in the snow. Baby birds beg for food. These are the subjects of some of the photographs by local artist Annette Miller on display through Wednesday on the third floor of the Medina Library as part of the “Medina Through Read More…

Judge to resentence marijuana grower

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MEDINA — One of 12 people convicted for their involvement in a large indoor marijuana growing operation in 2007 could have his sentence shortened because of a successful appeal. Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler sentenced Khuong V. Hoang, now 46, to 13 years in prison on Oct. 16, 2007. A jury found Read More…

Coroner: No autopsy for convicted killer

No autopsy is planned for convicted killer Ronald Ray Post, who died Thursday while serving a life prison sentence after Ohio Gov. John Kasich commuted his death sentence last year. Franklin County Coroner Jan Gorniak said Friday that although her office has taken possession of the 53-year-old Post’s body, the only reason it did so Read More…

The Depot Museum open Sunday

The Depot Museum, home of the Liverpool Township Historical Society, will be open 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Visitors can see a display of cigar-making equipment and learn when the railroad came to town. There is a caboose and steam engine. Volunteers can look up obituaries or other records of loved ones buried in the Read More…