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Port Clinton native, Harman, named Marion Military Institute softball coach

Sarah Harman, former assistant softball coach at the University of Dayton, has been named the Head Softball Coach for Marion Military Institute.

"We really were impressed with Coach Harman's credentials both on and off the softball field.  She brings a wealth of experience to our program and is the type of leader that we have been looking for at Marion.  I believe that she will be able to build a quality softball program for us here," MMI Director of Athletics, Michelle Ivey, said.

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Mad Dog Adams’ guitar up for auction at Red Cross Gala

Barbara Gravengaard, Jan Baker, Carol Schemmer, Mike “Mad Dog” Adams with his guitar that will be auctioned, Beth Leggett, Lynn Majce and Danis Putzbach

After finding out that the American Red Cross Club Red of Ottawa County was looking for items for their upcoming fundraiser event, Mike “Mad Dog” Adams decided to donate a guitar that has entertained so many over the years.

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Vendor space available for arts and crafts show

Vendor spots are still available for the Port Clinton Women’s Club annual arts and crafts show July 13 at Lakeview Park. The show is an opportunity for crafters and other vendors to display their wares. The club will advertise the event throughout town.

The show is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and vendors are asked to keep their displays up until 4 p.m. Check-in and setup for vendors starts at 6 a.m. Setting up the night before the event is not recommended.

Registration is $50. For more information call Candace at 419-607-0221 or Jennifer at 419-341-8115.

 

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PC Art Club Offers Class

Erin Cremean, fine art instructor at EHOVE Career Center, will be teaching an abstract class in acrylics on Thursday, June 19, at the Sutton Center, 1848 E Perry St., Port Clinton from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  The class is sponsored by the Port Clinton Artists’ Club and open to the public.  The cost is $45, and space is limited.  Cremean has a BS in visual arts from Bowling Green University, and promises a fun day of painting.  For more information, or to make a reservation, call Kathie Widing at 419-341-0817. 

 

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Attention all vendors and crafters

The 7th annual United Way Gem Beach Rocks event is being held on Saturday, August 16, from 12-8 p.m. at Gem Beach on Catawba Island. Volunteers and vendors are needed for this event. For more information about volunteering for Gem Beach Rocks, contact Kristen Gerwin at the United Way 419-734-6645. For more information about the event or being a vendor, contact the United Way office at 419-734-6645 or go to gembeachrocks.com.

 

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Danbury Township executive session

The Board of Trustees of Danbury Township will meet in executive session at the Danbury Township Police Department, 419 S. Bridge Road, Marblehead, Ohio 43440 on Monday, June 16, at 6 p.m. to conduct four interviews for the full-time Fire Chief position.

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Open Letter from Sheriff Levorchick to Ottawa County Citizens

Well, we are once again thrown full force into the summer months and the great migration of visitors to our awesome county. We are truly blessed to live in such a great county, which is one of the prime vacation and weekend destinations within the State of Ohio. 

As we enjoy the warm sunshine and the many benefits that we enjoy during the summer months within Ottawa County, please be aware of the increased amount of traffic that always comes this time of year. With the increased traffic from our visitors, come some who are not familiar with our roads nor with the exact location of their destination. Therefore, I ask that we all take stock in our own driving habits and slow down a little in order to ensure that we all arrive safely to whatever location we are traveling. 

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Good News for Western Basin Walleye Anglers

It sure has been nice being able to wear shorts out in the boat these past couple of weeks. I thought the warm weather would never arrive, but I’m sure glad it finally did! 

Water temperatures are now in the high 60’s and low 70’s and there are still plenty of walleye in the area. Reports of big fish being caught to the east, (Lorain and further east), have begun, so those fish have already left the west end and are on the move to their summer hunting grounds. However, there is still some pretty phenomenal walleye fishing to be had from Toledo to Vermilion. 

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