Wreaths Across America come to Catawba Cemetery

Diane Belden and Reggie Langford place a wreath at Diane’s father’s grave. On Dec. 14, there will be wreaths placed at all 341 veterans’ graves at Catawba Island Cemetery, thanks to the efforts of Diane Belden and Reggie Langford. Belden and Langford, through the non-profit organization Wreaths Across America and…
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Vote today! List of issues and candidates

Ottawa County Issues: BCS School District, renewal, 1.2 mills for general ongoing permanent improvements (yes/no) BCS School District, renewal, 3.9 mills for current operating expenses (yes/no) Danbury Twp, additional, 1.5 mills for fire protection (yes/no) EHOVE Vocational School District, replacement, .5 mill for current expenses (yes/no)
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WSOS offers help for returning veterans

Ken Sayre of WSOS Veterans Program Ken Sayre served 22 years in the U.S. Navy. After he retired, he worked in the corporate sector for a time, then came to the realization that he really wanted to work with veterans. In 2012, he came to WSOS Community Action to work…
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Mike has a cornucopia of gratitude this Thanksgiving

Michael Metzger and friend Lisa Thanksgiving is often a time of reflection. Michael Metzger, who recently moved to Ottawa County, took a moment to think about what he is most thankful for and answered that it was his family, friends, his ability to drive, and have fun. Mike’s life is…
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Decorate a Tree for Charity

Businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate in the 2013 Gift of Lights. They may purchase a tree for a $30 donation. The trees will be located at Adams Street Park in downtown historic Port Clinton. People will vote for their favorite or best-decorated tree for a dollar donation. The…
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Anton Jackson elected to WSOS board

Anton Jackson was elected in October to represent Ottawa County on the WSOS Board of Directors for the next two years. Jackson, who lives in Port Clinton, will replace Ken Priddy of Oak Harbor on the board as of January 1. Priddy served one two-year term on the board. Jackson…
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