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City of Port Clinton flies into Liberty Aviation Museum

Photo by Jasmine Cupp The Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton has acquired a flyable model 5-AT-B Ford Tri-Motor, arriving in the hanger July 9, 2014. The plane, called the City of Wichita, renamed City of Port Clinton, was purchased from the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum located in McMinnville,…
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Catawba Island Lighted Buoy 1 to be discontinued

Editor’s note: In the May 22 edition of The Beacon, it was printed that the Catawba Marker Buoy off the northeast corner of Catawba Island was up for review to be removed. I was contacted by Doug Sharp of the United States Coast Guard correcting this information: The buoy that…
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Tools for School program

The Salvation Army-Port Clinton Service Unit is now accepting applications for the Tools for School program. The Port Clinton Service Unit’s Tools for School program will assist local families in need of school supplies and book bags. Applications for this program can be picked up starting today and are located…
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Lakeside Chautauqua welcomes Dr. Tony Campolo

Lakeside Chautauqua welcomes Dr. Tony Campolo as the Chaplain of the Week from July 13-16. Dr. Tony Campolo will lead the 10:30 a.m. Hoover Community Worship Service on Sunday, July 13 in Hoover Auditorium. His sermon, titled “Living Life Over Again,” is based on Philippians 3:10-14. For those who wish…
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Aukerman named Director of Youth Sports

At the Monday, July 7, Port Clinton City Schools Board of Education meeting, Mr. Ron Aukerman was approved for the newly created position of Director of Youth Sports. Mr. Aukerman will be responsible for coordinating athletic activities for grades 3-6. “I am grateful to Mr. Adkins and the school board…
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Ottawa County’s brain gain: The Clinton House

Oak Harbor residents Jon and Carolyn Rodenhauser have reopened 106 West Perry Street, Port Clinton, as the Clinton House once again. The Clinton House, which used to be the old location of The Beacon, had a soft opening this past weekend and is planning to open full time in two…
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