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Joyful Connections seeking teams to play ‘Family Frenzy’

Joyful Connections will be hosting its signature event, Family Frenzy, on Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Banquet Hall at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Family Frenzy will be played in a similar fashion to the game show “Family Feud.” Joyful Connections is seeking six teams of five players to compete in…
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Summer Earth Camps a big success

The OSS Joint Solid Waste Management District sponsored the sixth annual “Earth Camp” in Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca counties during the month of June. More than 180 students entering grades 1-6 in the three-county district attended the one-day camp that offered fun activities on recycling topics and lessons on the…
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Duck Drop, Chemo Crawl coming up

Going to the island or need a day at Monsoon Lagoon to cool off? Then support the American Cancer Society by purchasing a duck for the second annual Duck Drop to be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 18 at Monsoon Lagoon. Your $10 duck purchase will give you a choice…
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Local to compete for national crown

Nicole Lyle, Port Clinton’s Ohio Royal American Elegant Miss beauty title-holder, is headed to Mobile, Ala., to compete for the national national title of American Royal Miss. Three local sponsors are helping Lyle make the trip July 19-22, they are: Great Lakes Popcorn, Perfect Color Hair & Tan and the…
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Prof to discuss archeological research on prison site

David R. Bush, PhD., Heidelberg University, Tiffin, will present a program at 7 p.m. July 16 at the Ida Rupp Public Library covering his archeological work at the Johnson’s Island Confederate Prison and Cemetery.Bush began his archeological study of the Johnson’s Island site in 1989. Professor Bush’s research has yielded…
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Obama makes stops in Ottawa County

President Barack Obama made two unannounced stops in Ottawa County Thursday during the first day of his “Betting on America” bus tour. Valerie Winterfield was at Kozy Corners with her kids on Thursday when Secret Service agents announced the President’s plan to stop there for lunch. She said they searched…
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Summerfest kicks off Friday in Marblehead

The First Annual Marblehead Summerfest will include a full schedule of activities. The fun-filled event will take place in James Park, Marblehead, and will begin Friday, July 6 and end on Sunday, July 8. D&R Shows will bring in 10-14 amusement rides. There will be rides for everyone including kiddie…
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