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'Last shot' story prompts look at facility's first shot

Last week we ran the story about “The Last Shot” at the Port Clinton Middle School Gym/Auditorium. That got local historian Lock Zeis going and he went back into the archives of the Ottawa County Museum and pulled out an article in the Port Clinton Herald from Dec. 16, 1937,…
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Ottawa County loses philanthropist, pioneer

One of Ottawa County’s true pioneers and philanthropists, Jack Schiller, passed away recently.Schiller was truly an accomplished individual having served as a delegate of President Eisenhower for the People to People program and also served on trade missions to Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and China for Ohio Gov. Jim…
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Primary election coming up

The field is getting crowded for the various Congressional races this coming November. Actually, there will be an important Primary election in March, just a month away. We received word that a Put-in-Bay woman, Donna Glisman, has thrown her hat in the ring to run for the United States Senate.…
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Customer hits lotto at Dean's

Did you hear??? When Lisa and Steve Gilliland bought Dean’s Store in downtown Port Clinton a little more than a month ago, they needed to go through the process of re-applying for the rights to sell Ohio Lottery Tickets.
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Beacon Web site gets fresh design

Next time you get online, be sure to check out the new design at www.thebeacon.net. We worked closely with our web designer Paul Wallen, as well as with our “new mama” editor, Angie Zam. We have really seen some incredible growth on our Web Site.
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OH flag football team flying south

A hearty congratulations and good luck to Head Coach Jake Jacobs and the members of the Oak Harbor Rocket 3rd grade flag football team headed to the National Championships this weekend in Kissimmee, Florida. They are flying out tonight.
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The future according to ‘The Great Swami’

Before we get to the Great Swami, I must say a few words about a couple of fine people that passed on last week. First, my “roomie,” former Probate Judge Dave Zeitzheim. He and I, along with several others, went on a ski trip out west many years ago. After…
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