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Walleyes for Wounded Heroes

For the third year, and still growing, the Walleyes for Wounded Heroes came to fish in our Great Lake, Lake Erie. The Walleyes for Wounded Heroes is an extension of the Kentucky Wounded Heroes organization. The program offers Kentucky’s uniform members of the United States Armed Forces, law enforcement officers, fire fighters and emergency medical responders who have been injured in the line of duty, the opportunity to fish, relax and enjoy the natural healing resources that Lake Erie has to offer.

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County Veteran Receives Recognition

From left to right: Roger Akins, Ottawa County Commissioner Jo Ellen Regal, Ottawa County Commissioner Steven Arndt, and Ottawa County Commissioner James Sass

On May 27, the Ottawa County Commissioners recognized Ottawa County veteran Roger Akins, American Legion Post 113, Port Clinton.  

Roger Akins served with the Ohio National Guard from February 1970-May 1974 and the United States Army Reserve from May 1974-February 1976.  He completed Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  Once he finished basic training, Roger went onto AIT and trained as a Combat Engineer.  

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Andrew Fillmore's winning veterans essay rings true on Memorial Day

Left to right: Andrew’s grandfather, Robert Bihn, Andrew Fillmore, and his mother Teresa Fillmore.

The Port Clinton Elk’s Lodge recently announced the winners of the Port Clinton and District Essay Contest. Andrew Fillmore, a seventh grade student at PCMS, won the seventh and eighth grade competition. Andrew’s essay, “What does Veterans Day mean to me?”, also received first place in the State of Ohio and will go on to the Elk’s National Essay Competition.

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