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March 25, 2015: Monie Griesser Day

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March 25, 2015: Monie Griesser Day

Monie (middle) posing with President Pro-Tem John Starcher (right) and Marblehead Mayor Jackie Bird (left). On Monday evening, Village of Marblehead Mayor Jackie Bird presented Monie Griesser with a proclamation declaring...

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Putnam paints a bleak picture of Port Cl…

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Putnam paints a bleak picture of Port Clinton

On March 10, Dr. Robert Putnam, Port Clinton High School alumni and Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard, released his newest novel Our Kids which paints a bleak picture...

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On the record with Port Clinton Mayor Vi…

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On the record with Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone

Max Upton, new assistant to Port Clinton Mayor Leone. The City of Port Clinton has hired a new assistant to the mayor, Max Upton. The City of Port Clinton feels that...

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Olympic hopeful J.D. Bergman to speak at OHHS on Feb. 7

Photo courtesy of facebook.com/jdbergmanusa.

Twenty years of training and just under 20 months remaining. 

That is the mindset Oak Harbor native J.D. Bergman is carrying with him as he continues his journey on the wrestling trail in the hopes that he can qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 

Bergman, a 2003 graduate of Oak Harbor High School, will return home on Feb. 7 to speak before the community at the high school. The first part of the event, which will be held in the cafeteria at 1 p.m., is a chicken barbecue lunch that costs $10. Bergman's speech will be held from 2-3 p.m. in the auditorium and costs $15. The cost of attending both events is $20. Proceeds go directly to Bergman's Road to Rio fund to help him on his journey to the Olympics. Bergman will discuss his Olympic journey and give a world-class health talk on wellness.

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B-C-S declares January 30 as Heroes in Blue Day

Pictured from left to right is Oak Harbor/Penta Marketing instructor Nadine Scott, Oak Harbor High School Principal Cheryl Schell, Oak Harbor Senior Class Secretary Miranda May, Marketing student Brenna Franck, and Superintendent Guy Parmigian.

The Benton-Carroll-Salem School Board passed a resolution declaring January 30, as “Heroes in Blue Day”. The district will recognize and honor local, state and county law enforcement for their continuous and courageous service to the students, staff and residents of the B-C-S School District.  

The members of the local, state and county law enforcement officials are invited to have lunch with the students at Oak Harbor High School on January 30.

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Oak Harbor outlasts Port Clinton, 46-31

Emily Ashley goes for two against the Rockets.

Behind a game-high 19 points from Andrea Cecil, Oak Harbor jumped out to an early lead and slowly took control on their way to a 46-31 victory over Port Clinton.

The Rockets outscored the Redskins, 13-7, in the first quarter and Abby Dornbusch's driving layup on the first play of the second quarter put Oak Harbor ahead by eight. Port Clinton would get within eight points just twice during the rest of the game. 

After Emily Ashley connected on a free throw to make it a 23-16 game late in the first half, Cecil took over, scoring the final six points of the quarter to give the Rockets a 29-16 lead going into the break. She connected on a free throw, hit a three-pointer from the left wing with 55 seconds remaining and, after a back-and-forth sequence that saw both teams turn the ball over, Cecil converted on a mid-range jumper with 21 seconds left.

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