Shorty’s houses historic memorabilia and more

On 228 Buckeye Blvd. in Port Clinton sits a resale shop of historic magnitude. Shorty’s Resale Warehouse not only buys, sells and trades items, but they hold important pieces of Port Clinton history. One of Curt “Shorty” Frabott’s, owner, prized possessions is an Aunt Jemima griddle that was used by Bob Underwood at Port Clinton’s famed Underwood’s Diner.


Redskin tennis remains undefeated

The Lady Redskins remain undefeated in the SBC (4-0, 7-2 overall) after a 3-2 victory over defending SBC Champion Clyde.  

Alyssa Krupp (PC) def. Andrea Nearhood (C) 1-6, 6-2, 6-1
Kelsey Dietrich (PC) def. Emi Bowers (C) 6-1, 6-1
Eryn Binder (PC) def. Marissa Gill (C) 7-5, 6-4


Oak Harbor falls to Clyde

Both JV and varsity girls fell to Clyde Thursday night. The JV lost 11-25 and 17-25. The varsity put up a great battle, but fell short 18-25, 14-25 and 9-25. Both JV and varsity teams are now 3-3.

Leading the varsity team was Jordyn Thorp with four aces, Rebekah Rayburn with five kills, Athena Eli was 24 for 25 on her serve receptions, Kasey Sundermeier had seven assists and Emma Bergman had six.

The Rockets varsity plays Lake on Saturday and the JV plays Danbury.


Jodie McCallum signs and donates books at Art Walk

Jodie McCallum and her husband, Grant.

At the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council Art Walk on Thursday, August 28, local artist Jodie McCallum had her two children’s books Vacationland Coloring & Activity Fun and The Keeper’s House Coloring & Activity Fun on display and for sale. McCallum also donated books and proceeds to the Salvation Army of Ottawa County to benefit local at need families.


Joyful Connections to host the 3rd Annual Family Frenzy

The Ottawa County Noodleheads from last year’s Family Frenzy

Joyful Connections is holding their third Annual Family Frenzy (similar to the TV game show Family Feud) on Saturday, September 13, at 6 p.m. at the Catawba Island Township Hall on NW Catawba Road.  Come watch the fun as six local teams go head to head as they compete for the championship.  The Ottawa County Noodleheads will be back to defend their title. Judge Kathleen Giesler and Commissioner Jim Sass will be hosting the event and are sure to be a hoot!  The questions are somewhat zany and designed to raise a laugh, so come prepared to have fun.


Chick Schaffner Tournament presents checks

On Thursday, August 21, the organizing committee for the 25th Annual Chick Schaffner Memorial Charity Golf Classic presented checks totaling $18,000 to the two beneficiaries of the annual event. Pictured are: (l-r) Alison France, American Heart Association; John Schaffner, Tournament Co-Chairman; Jan Bucholz, CEO of Stein Hospice; and Alan Lynch, Materion and Tournament Co-Chairman.


RVI accepting donations for rummage sale

Riverview Industries, Inc., is now accepting donations for the annual rummage sale, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, and Friday, Sept. 19.

RVI personnel can pick up items to be donated or they can be brought to RVI, 8380 W. Ohio 163, east of Oak Harbor.

Proceeds from the rummage sale go to the Client Council, to be used for activities for the individuals served by RVI. The non-profit provides meaningful work experience and quality of life for the benefit of adults with developmental disabilities.

To donate, call Joni Rodgers at 567-262-3073.

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