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Tanks, bombers and pyrotechnics bring sp…

04-07-2015 Hits:43

Tanks, bombers and pyrotechnics bring spark to the CMP’s 2015 First Shot Ceremony

Gary Anderson at the 2014's First Shot Ceremony. Join the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) on the world-famous Camp Perry ranges in Port Clinton, for another thrilling display of live World War...

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Young’s receives piece of the World Trad…

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Young’s receives piece of the World Trade Center

Retired New York City Fire Chief Ed Breen, who was active during the September 11, 2001, presented Young’s Carpet One Floor & Home with a piece of the World Trade...

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High winds from NE effect fishing again …

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High winds from NE effect fishing again this week

I almost couldn’t believe Saturday’s forecast earlier in the week; another big NE storm was coming? OMG!! We were just talking about this a few weeks ago. There will probably...

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Corbin Sidney Bragg

Corbin Sidney Bragg, of Port Clinton, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, Feb. 5, at his home.  Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.

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Wesley Wightman, Sr. Aug. 2, 1954-Jan. 26, 2013

Wesley R. Wightman Sr., 78, of Port Clinton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, at his residence.  Wesley was born on July 6, 1934, in Fremont, the son of Ralph and Grace (Allison) Wightman.  On August 2, 1954, in Angola, IN, he married Iva Della Skinner and she survives. Prior to his death there were five living generations on his mother's side of the family. Wesley was a custodian for the Port Clinton City Schools for 26 years, retiring in 1997. Wesley was a volunteer at H. B. Magruder Hospital.  He loved OSU, Cleveland Browns, fishing, music and spending time with his family and friends.  He will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends. 

Survivors include: loving wife of 58 years: Iva D. Wightman of Port Clinton; mother: Grace Wightman of Lakeside; sons: Wesley (Tammy) Wightman Jr. of Port Clinton, Bret (Cindy) Wightman of Elwood, IN, and Todd (Kelly) Wightman of Pemberville; daughters: Shelly (Bill) (Wightman) Young of Green Springs and Brenda (James) (Wightman) Deininger of Gibsonburg; 9 Grandchildren and 7 Great-Grandchildren; sisters: Sharon (Frank) Rofkar of Port Clinton and Linda McCleary of Lakeside.  Wesley was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Wightman and step-mother, Mary (Wightman) Jones.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial donations in memory of Wesley be given to the family or Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

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