A Delaware County grand jury has indicted a Ravenna couple on charges of fraud related to cemetery services that were never delivered. The 54-count indictment filed Friday against Theodore Martin, 53, and Arminda Martin, 46, came after multiple victims complained last year about paying for grave markers, plots and vaults at Fairview Memorial Park in Lewis Center but never receiving services, said Delaware County Prosecutor Carol O’Brien.
Source: Couple indicted in cemetery scam
Katie Finneran called off from work Wednesday evening so she could drive two hours north of Ohio State University to hear Sen. Rob Portman speak at a Lincoln Day Dinner, sponsored by the Seneca County Republican Party. Finneran, a 25-year-old environmental policy major, identifies as a member of the Green Party. But, partisan politics aside, she paid $30 to see her Republican senator, after calling his office repeatedly and always hearing that the line was full. Unfortunately, the morning of
Source: Portman’s office weeds out Democrats from attending his political speech
Shane Wm. Edwards, president of the Carleton Place Historical Society, sent me this tip today from Char Spinosa who posted it on the CanadaGenWeb Cemetery Project Facebook page. As it is har…
Source: Gravestone Tips– Memories and Respect for our Headstone Treasures
This news story is extremely troubling to read about. I am simply sharing to make others aware.
“Amanda Lee says she is building an army and Ohio plays a key role in her plans. As the national imperial commander for the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, Lee predicted last week that 2017 will bring a resurgence of her group’s activity — public rallies, widespread pamphlet distribution, greater recruitment efforts — and a push in several targeted states, including Ohio. “We have people all over Ohio already. There is a large membership of Loyal White”
Source: Klan vows renewed push in Ohio, other states
Of all my Ohio 19th and 20th Century Limes Family ancestors, none lead as colorful of a life as Ellza Limes of Ridgeway in Hardin County, Ohio.
Assembled below are some photographs and images of newspaper articles that help tell the story of Ellza Limes’ life in small town Ridgeway, Ohio.