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Port Clinton Lady Redskins rally to defe…

04-03-2015 Hits:148 Sports  - avatar Yaneek Smith

Port Clinton Lady Redskins rally to defeat BG for sectional title

Lady Redskins holding pieces of the net after their win over Bowling Green in Genoa on Saturday, Feb. 28. Photos by Bill Migala. Not again, right? Just one year after having a...

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The Maiden Voyage of Onward

03-03-2015 Hits:148 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

The Maiden Voyage of Onward

A model of Onward made by Jim Robenalt of Tiffin. A story about Matthews Boat Company and a journey around The Great Loop On Sunday, March 1, Bob Reynolds, in association with...

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Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

28-02-2015 Hits:1164 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

One of the Norman the Snowman creators, Lenny Kromer, raises his arms in the air and flames rise into the sky. On Saturday, February 28, the inaugural Burning Snowman Festival took...

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Corbin Sidney Bragg

Corbin Sidney Bragg, of Port Clinton, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, Feb. 5, at his home.  Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.

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Wesley Wightman, Sr. Aug. 2, 1954-Jan. 26, 2013

Wesley R. Wightman Sr., 78, of Port Clinton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, at his residence.  Wesley was born on July 6, 1934, in Fremont, the son of Ralph and Grace (Allison) Wightman.  On August 2, 1954, in Angola, IN, he married Iva Della Skinner and she survives. Prior to his death there were five living generations on his mother's side of the family. Wesley was a custodian for the Port Clinton City Schools for 26 years, retiring in 1997. Wesley was a volunteer at H. B. Magruder Hospital.  He loved OSU, Cleveland Browns, fishing, music and spending time with his family and friends.  He will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends. 

Survivors include: loving wife of 58 years: Iva D. Wightman of Port Clinton; mother: Grace Wightman of Lakeside; sons: Wesley (Tammy) Wightman Jr. of Port Clinton, Bret (Cindy) Wightman of Elwood, IN, and Todd (Kelly) Wightman of Pemberville; daughters: Shelly (Bill) (Wightman) Young of Green Springs and Brenda (James) (Wightman) Deininger of Gibsonburg; 9 Grandchildren and 7 Great-Grandchildren; sisters: Sharon (Frank) Rofkar of Port Clinton and Linda McCleary of Lakeside.  Wesley was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Wightman and step-mother, Mary (Wightman) Jones.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial donations in memory of Wesley be given to the family or Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

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