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Where in the world is The Beacon?

29-11-2015 Hits:217

Here Chris Bodnar brought his Beacon to Bend, Oregon. In the background is Pilot Butte. Has your Beacon traveled somewhere with you? Send your photo to Jasmine at editor@thebeacon.net.

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Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery

28-11-2015 Hits:469

Chris Redfern at Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery. “Three years ago Kim and I walked through buildings in downtown Port Clinton, Catawba Island Township and Marblehead. People thought my...

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Snoochy Poochy

27-11-2015 Hits:239

Amanda Linton, left, and her daughter, Joey, out in front of the Snoochy Poochy. Amanda Linton, owner of Snoochy Poochy, has always worked with animals. Her mother owned a boarding kennel...

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Mark Schaffner

Mark Schaffner

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OH Farmers’ Market

Oak Harbor’s first Farmers’ Market of the season is this weekend, June 22, at Kraemer Park from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be 20 vendors with fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as baked goods and crafts.The Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce will be holding Farmers’ Markets on the fourth Saturday of each month June-October


Charles A. Lenke, June 25, 1927-June 18, 2013

Charles "Chuck" A. Lenke, 85, of Oak Harbor, died early Tuesday morning, June 18, , at Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor. He was born June 25, 1927, in Port Clinton,  to Fred and Lula (Dixon) Lenke.

Visitation for Chuck will be 2-8 p.m., Friday June 21, in the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 165 E. Water St., Oak Harbor. The funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor, with burial to follow in Roose Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

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