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Miller Ferry to start running Thursday, …

01-04-2015 Hits:104 Business  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Miller Ferry to start running Thursday, April 2

Miller Ferry has kept on the keen eye on the Lake Erie ice conditions hoping for this year’s harsh winter to loosen its grasp on the Great Lake.  It seems...

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Mayor Leone holding town hall meeting

01-04-2015 Hits:298 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Mayor Leone holding town hall meeting

On Thursday, April 2, Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone will be holding his Mayor’s Night Out town hall meeting. The meeting will take place in the Port Clinton City Council...

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Ottawa County honors Vietnam Era Veteran…

31-03-2015 Hits:264 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Ottawa County honors Vietnam Era Veterans

On Saturday, March 28, the Vietnam Era Veteran Commemoration Celebration was held at the Camp Perry Clubhouse. At the commemoration, a representative from Ohio Governor John Kasich’s office attended with...

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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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