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Olympic hopeful J.D. Bergman to speak at…

30-01-2015 Hits:72 Sports  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Olympic hopeful J.D. Bergman to speak at OHHS on Feb. 7

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/jdbergmanusa. Twenty years of training and just under 20 months remaining.  That is the mindset Oak Harbor native J.D. Bergman is carrying with him as he continues his journey...

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Local students honored for their heroic …

29-01-2015 Hits:225 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Local students honored for their heroic efforts

Front row: Kathy Wright. Back row (L to R): Brendan Zeitzheim, Matthew Paeth, Darius Daniels, Adrian Hall, Skyler Cook. Kathy Wright, a Port Clinton resident who was lifted out of bed...

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Unemployment numbers drop, skilled trade…

29-01-2015 Hits:221 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Unemployment numbers drop, skilled trades gap increases

As another year begins, unemployment and job creation numbers for 2014 are coming out and things seem to be on the upswing. According to OhioMeansJobs.com, there are over 14,000 jobs...

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Port Clinton loses to Perkins in boys tennis

Port Clinton Boys tennis took on Perkins on Monday at Port Clinton High School in an SBC Match.  The Redskins fell to 7-5  (4-3) on the year losing 0-5.  The Pirates improved to 11-0 (8-0).

The scores were as follows:

  • 1st Singles: Manickam Manickam (P) def. Matheus Rodrigues (PC) 6 - 2, 6 -0
  • 2nd Singles:  Josh Rohrbacher (P) def. Noah Cross (PC) 6 - 1, 6 - 1
  • 3rd Singles:  Gabe Murray (P) def. Leandro Papa (PC) 6 - 0, 6 - 0
  • 1st Doubles: Zach Greally/Cody Dominick def.  Matt Fillmore/Jeff Griffin (PC) 6 - 4, 6 - 3
  • 2nd Doubles:  Alex Cebull/Brian Kurtz def. Max Mercurio/Ryan Norgard (PC) 6 - 1, 7 - 5

Coach Aaron Taylor: “Matheus had a difficult match against Manickan who is undefeated in the SBC.  Noah had a very tough test as well as Josh played excellent tennis.  Leandro ran into a buzz saw at 3rd singles as Gabe played with excellent poise as a senior.  1st doubles was a very exciting match that was indicative of two great doubles teams.  2nd Doubles was also very exciting with a very close second set once Max and Ryan got going.”

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National Day of Prayer in Port Clinton

On May 2, a beautiful spring day, The National Day of Prayer was observed on the courthouse lawn in downtown Port Clinton. Carol Fox organized the service that has been observed annually since President Harry Truman signed it into law in 1952.


Participating pastors, left to right: Peter Dodd, Grace Baptist; Jeanne Gay, Firelands Presbyterian; Chris Young, St. Paul Lutheran, Danbury; Jim Lehman, St. John Lutheran, Port Clinton; Bruce Bachelor-Glader, Trinity United Methodist; Carolyn Joseph, Church of the Nazarene; Deron Fourman, Bible Methodist Church.

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