Waterfowl hunting season dates

The 2013-14 waterfowl hunting season dates were approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 21, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Changes for the upcoming waterfowl seasons include a decrease in the scaup bag limit to three, an increase in the canvasback bag limit to two and the youth waterfowl season will now be Oct. 5-6 statewide. See the 2013-2014 Waterfowl Hunting Seasons for more waterfowl hunting information, including zone maps.


Ottawa County Health Department Clinic Schedule Sept. 2-6

Unless otherwise noted all clinics are at the Ottawa County Health Department with appointments being made by calling 419-734-6800 or 1-800-788-8803.

Sept. 2

Labor Day, office closed

Sept. 3

WIC Clinic, 12:45-4:30 p.m.
60+ Clinic, Grace Evangelical Church, Elmore 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sept. 4

Family Planning Clinic, 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
60+ Clinic, Danbury Senior Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sept. 5

Well Child, STD and Family Planning Clinic, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sept. 6

No clinics scheduled

For Home Health please call 419-734-6800.

Speakers are available for your group by calling the Ottawa County Health Department at 419-734-6800 or 1-800-788-8803.


New for 2014 at Cedar Point

Cedar Point® amusement park/resort, known around the world for its record-breaking collection of rides and roller coasters, announced several plans for the 2014 season, including introducing two new family rides, changes to the park’s Camp Snoopy area and more details on a two-year renovation project to Hotel Breakers.


Conference on Lake Erie


State Senator Randy Gardner and State Representative Chris Redfern hosted a Legislative conference on Lake Erie issues at the Catawba Island Club on Thursday. In the photograph taken during that conference are: (l-r)  Chris Redfern; Dave Zavagno of the Perry Group; Randy Gardner and Dr. Jeff Reutter from the Stone Lab.

Photo by John Schaffner


Oak Harbor loses to Edison in volleyball

The Oak Harbor Varsity volleyball team lost to Edison in 3 games Thursday evening--12-25, 14-25, 13-25.  Athena Eli led the Lady Rockets with 10 digs and Jordyn Thorp led the team with 6 kills. Emma Bergman provided 5 assists and Annie Quisno provided 4 assists.  

The JV team also lost against Edison in two sets.  The 8th grade team won in three very exciting games.


Lady Redskins volleyball team drops match to Margaretta

The Lady Redskins were in action Thursday night against Margaretta. The Varsity volleyball team lost in three tough sets 25-14, 25-13, 25-14. Senior Ericka Castillo and sophomore Sydney Alexander were 14 for 16 on serves received and Ericka Castillo also chipped in 8 digs. Sophomore Marissa Day tallied 6 kills and junior Taylor Zink had 3 solo blocks.


Tuskegee Airman Dr. Brown meets bomber pilot Roen he led to safety

New friends Dr. Harold Brown and Vernon Roen

The traveling exhibit of the Red Tail squadron is expecting two to three thousand people to attend their exhibit this weekend, but Dr. Harold Brown of Port Clinton, retired Lieutenant Colonel of the Tuskegee Airmen, didn’t expect to meet one visitor in particular. Vernon Roen, a B-24 bomber pilot, came to the Red Tail exhibit Thursday with his daughter, Nancy Dunlap. Roen and Brown have had many close encounters before, but this is the first time they have formally met. Roen was escorted by the Tuskegee Airmen three times during his service in WWII.

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