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Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

30-07-2015 Hits:175

Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

Peach harvest from 1914.Most area residents know of the great history of peaches growing in the Catawba Island area.  Few, however, realize the importance of this particular year as it...

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The health of Lake Erie

29-07-2015 Hits:765

The health of Lake Erie

A satellite image by NOAA taken July 27 shows the algal bloom near the area.As predicted by multiple organizations, there is a harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie. How we’ve...

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Sea hawks are making a comeback in Ottaw…

26-07-2015 Hits:242

Sea hawks are making a comeback in Ottawa County

A female Osprey getting banded at ONWR. By Heidi Hughes, Ottawa National Wildlife RefugePhotos by Heidi HughesNot the football team.  We’re talking about real, live fish eating birds of prey: Ospreys.

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RC Waters Kindergarten registration and screening

Benton-Carroll-Salem School District will hold kindergarten registration and screening on April 15, 16 and 17 at RC Waters Elementary. In order to be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old by Sept. 30, 2015. All kindergarten students should be screened and registered to begin the school year. Parents and guardians should call the elementary school at 419-898-6219 to schedule an appointment.

Appointment times are 8:15-10:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 1-3 p.m. each day. Items to be brought to the appointment include the child’s birth certificate, immunization records, the child’s social security card, proof of residency, parent/guardian’s driver’s license and custody papers (if applicable). Children should dress in comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.

A parent/guardian must be present with the child during the entire screening appointment. All parent information and registration forms will be completed at the screening session.


BCS hires new treasurer/CFO

The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District would like to welcome the newest member of the administrative team, Mr. Cajon Keeton. Mr. Keeton started his career in the classroom, working as a business and technology teacher for five years. He then went on to become a school treasurer for Otsego Local Schools in Northwest Ohio. Mr. Keeton, a graduate of Port Clinton High School, received his bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and his master’s degree from Tiffin University.

The BCS Board of Education is excited about the talents, experiences and knowledge that Mr. Keeton will bring to the district. Mr. Keeton’s prior educational experience in the classroom provides a unique perspective and benefit to financial decisions. He is highly recommended both personally and professionally by his peers and community members.

“I am truly excited to have the opportunity to join Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools and I cannot wait to being working,” said Mr. Keeton. “There are many positive things happening within BCS and I am excited to be an integral part in continuing to drive the district forward.”


Riverview Swing into Spring craft event

Riverview HealthCare Campus is announcing its seventh annual Swing into Spring Craft and Comforts Show that will be held on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Craft Show will feature Miche purses, spring and Easter Crafts, infant and toddler, hair bows and tutu outfits, quilts, custom made t-shirts, beach glass jewelry, hand-painted glassware, designer jeans, Do Terra Essential Oils, doll furniture for 18 inch dolls and wooden lawn décor, Origami Owl lockets, Tastefully Simple, chair massages, personalized Spring/Easter Gifts while you wait and many more lovely items at very reasonable prices.

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