Congrats Terry Bodager

Rumor has it that Terry Bodager has now fully retired as a dance instructor at the Ballet Studio she founded back a few years ago (I won’t say how long). I first got to know Terry after basketball games when her late husband, Tom, was PCHS basketball coach. We have…
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Congrats Touch of Class

The Touch of Class A Capella choir from Port Clinton High School recently competed in a major regional competition, I think in Chicago or somewhere in Western Michigan. Anyway, they WON! That also means that they will be headed to The Big Apple for the national championship, one of only…
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The value of thebeacon.net

We had a classic example of the value of The Beacon website last week…actually a couple of them. First, we received the news about the agreement between the Ohio House and Senate on the Clean Lake Erie Act late last Tuesday. Unfortunately, we got it too late to get in…
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The grandstands are down

There are plenty of folks still left in town who actually called the cavern underneath the east grandstand of True Lay Stadium home for 4 months a year during football season back in high school. Those grandstands came down last week as part of phase 1 of the Stadium renovation…
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R.I.P. Brig. General Williams

We are so sorry to learn about the passing of Brig. General Phil Williams, former Commander of the 200th Red Horse Unit and former Adjutant General for Air of the Ohio National Guard. He and his wife Carol retired and settled on Catawba. General Williams was instrumental in the early…
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Rocket wrestlers headed to Columbus

Once again, the Oak Harbor Rocket Wrestling Team will be well represented at the State Tournament this weekend in Columbus. Five Rocket Wrestlers qualified through the meat-grinder known the District Wrestling Tournament last weekend in Mansfield. We wish all the Rocket athletes good luck this weekend, including the Girls Basketball…
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Busy Saturday

Two events went on at the same time last Saturday…but we got both of them covered. First, I hope the first annual Burning Snowman works! Like all of you, I am very sick of winter! Plus, they had a very good crowd out at Lagoon Saloon I understand. And good…
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