July 2, 2015

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Widow, 89, receives husband’s medals from World War II


It was nearly 70 years after Charles Barnett returned home from the battlefields of World War II that his widow, Medina resident Phyllis Barnett, received the medals he earned for his service. “It means so much to me, to have this,” said Phyllis, who celebrates her 90th birthday Sunday. Phyllis met Charles in August 1945 Read More…

Sheriff calls for body scanner, asks commissioners to seek bids

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The Medina County Sheriff’s Office hopes to get a full-body scanner to prevent inmates from bringing drugs and other contraband into the jail. Sheriff Tom Miller asked county commissioners last week to issue a call for bids in order to obtain a scanner so contraband could be detected before inmates enter the jail. Sheriff’s Lt. Read More…

Board of Elections to certify charter issue at Monday meeting

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The Medina County Board of Elections will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Monday to certify a proposed ballot initiative from the group called Sustainable Medina County. The group collected 5,600 signatures for a countywide ballot initiative that would create a county charter. The signatures were presented to the board last week. If approved Read More…

Hinckley Twp. trustees to vote on 10-year plan by end of July

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Hinckley Township is putting the final touches on a 10-year master development plan for the community. The township held a public hearing on the plan Monday, and trustees plan to vote on the plan at the end of July. “We wanted to be consistent with what the community wanted,” Trustee Martha Catherwood said. The plan Read More…