Herman Cain joins Joe the Plumber at fairgrounds

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain will join Republican Congressional Candidate Samuel Wurzelbacher at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds at 8:30 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 24. Wurzelbacher became an overnight sensation during the 2008 presidential election when he challenged then-candidate Barak Obama about his tax proposals. Actually it was Obama’s answer, “wouldn’t…
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Computer classes back by popular demand

Port Clinton City School District will once again offer computer classes for the community. Registration is required and more details will be provided with registration. The 2012 schedule includes the following classes:• All You Wanted to Know About Word but were Afraid to Ask! — Overview of Word. Learn how…
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Oak Harbor teen earns Scouting’s highest honor

Jacob Wistinghausen, son of Robert and Kimberley Wistinghausen, of Oak Harbor, will be receiving his Eagle Scout award at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Eagles Nest Hall in Oak Harbor. He is a member of Boy Scout Troop 316, which meets weekly. Friends, family and acquaintances are invited to…
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Warm Winter Coats for Families program extended

The Salvation Army-Port Clinton Service Unit is extending its Winter Coats Program because of the increasing needs and the generosity of the community.The program usually runs from Nov. 1-Jan. 31. This year, the program has been extended to run through February. This program is based on donations from the general…
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Beagle bonanza

The shelter at the Humane Society of Ottawa County on Sand Road is packed. On Jan. 23, Humane Officer Denny Hammond was called by Port Clinton Police to an address on West Second Street. Neighbors had complained that there were a number of dogs at the residence, which had recently…
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Lenten Bible Study, Lunch and Worship at The Vineyard

A popular series on the Wednesdays of Lent has moved from Firelands Presbyterian Church to The Vineyard on Catawba Community Center, 3820 E. Vineyard Village Dr., Port Clinton. Pastor Kurt Borows will lead a Bible Study, beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 22. This series will continue through April 4.
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Court celebrates graduate of intervention program

Magistrate Louis P. Wargo III recently presided over a special session of the Ottawa County Municipal Court when he recognized the sole graduate of its Benchmark Alcohol/Drug and Mental Health Intervention Court Program. The court session, followed by a reception for the graduate and his supporters, honored the programs’s graduate…
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