April 18, 2014

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Shirley Temple, the iconic child star, dies at 85

Any kid who ever tap-danced at a talent show or put on a curly wig and auditioned for “Annie” can only dream of being as beloved — or as important — as Shirley Temple. Temple, who died Monday night at 85, sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers and Read More…

Medina police log for Feb. 12

Medina police Tuesday, Feb. 4 1:06 a.m. — 700 block Miner Drive, Roderick Jarrod Anthony, 23, 613 Wadsworth Road, Medina, arrested on a warrant charging him with domestic violence. Wednesday, Feb. 5 11:04 p.m. — 200 block W. Union St., Jeimil Ali Henderson, 22, 720 N. Broadway St., Medina, charged with drug abuse (marijuana) and Read More…

County court log for Feb. 10

The following people appeared in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Feb. 3, according to county Prosecutor Dean Holman: • Todd Anshutz, 30, Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, sentenced to nine months in prison on one count of receiving stolen property (check), a fifth-degree felony. • Brandon Keith, 25, West Friendship Street, Medina, pleaded guilty to one count of Read More…

Wadsworth police log for Feb. 7

Wadsworth police Wednesday, Jan. 29 3:37 p.m. — 300 block Tanglewood Drive, theft reported. 7:39 p.m. — Seville and Trease roads, traffic stop; Shannon N. Schwoebel, 35, Barberton, arrested on a Barberton police warrant and charged with driving under suspension. Thursday, Jan. 30 7:51 a.m. — State and Mill streets, traffic stop; Jesse Lyons, 32, Read More…

Brunswick police log for Feb. 6

Brunswick police Wednesday, Jan. 29 2:59 a.m. — 1200 block Pearl Road, Jordyn K. Hoisington, 19, 333 E. Homestead St., Medina, charged with operating a vehicle impaired, operating in a weaving course and criminal trespassing after she pulled into someone else’s driveway as police tried to make a traffic stop on Pearl Road. 7:54 p.m. Read More…

County court log for Feb. 5

The following people appeared in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Thursday, according to county Prosecutor Dean Holman: • Mikyah Taylor, 26, Clifford Avenue, Akron, sentenced to two years of community control sanctions on one count of trafficking in heroin within the vicinity of a juvenile or school, a third-degree felony; one count of trafficking in Read More…

Woman pleads no contest to Liverpool burglary spree

Shannon Covey

MEDINA — A Grafton woman pleaded no contest Monday to a series of Liverpool Township burglaries police say she and her husband committed. Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler found Shannon R. Covey, 30, guilty on three counts of burglary, second-degree felonies. At her March 13 sentencing hearing, she could face eight or Read More…

Medina police log for Feb. 5

Medina police Wednesday, Jan. 29 12:03 p.m. — 800 block W. Liberty St., Casey D. Dimitrov, 20, 8524 Branch Road, Litchfield Township, issued a summons for theft after allegedly stealing Red Bull. 8:05 p.m. — 200 block Northland Drive, traffic stop; Jeron Daqwez Boyd, 21, Cleveland, cited for not having an operator’s license; Rafheal J. Read More…

Forty students qualify for state speech, debate tournament

MEDINA — Forty Medina County students are headed to the state speech and debate competition Feb. 28 to March 1 in Wooster following a district competition Saturday. Wadsworth’s speech and debate team took second place and Highland’s team placed third in the Akron Ohio High School Speech League Akron District Championship on Saturday in Medina Read More…

Wadsworth police log for Jan. 31

Wadsworth police Thursday, Jan. 23 1:51 p.m. — Dollar General, 231 Great Oaks Trail, theft reported. 3:22p.m. — Interstate 76 and state Route 94, traffic stop; Christopher M. Maag, 30, Barberton, charged with driving on an expired license and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. 6:28 p.m. — Gamestop, 1154 Hinkle Drive, theft reported. 11:16 p.m. — Read More…