Rep. Redfern to hold Town Hall Meeting in Port Clinton

State Representative Chris Redfern (D–Catawba Island) will host a town hall discussion at Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison Street, in Port Clinton on Monday, Nov. 11, at 9:45 a.m. 

Rep. Redfern holds town hall meetings throughout Erie and Ottawa Counties to listen to constituents’ ideas, concerns and feedback. He will also provide a brief overview of actions in the legislature for area residents to learn about and discuss state legislative issues. 

The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.


Kiwanis Boys Basketball Program starts Nov. 16

The Port Clinton Kiwanis Club is once again sponsoring the 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Boys Basketball Teams to provide the opportunity for the boys to gain experience, learn the game and have fun playing basketball. The program starts Saturday, Nov. 16, at noon in the PCHS Gymnasium with a basketball clinic day. Participants will be assigned to teams and learn about the practice schedule that first day. Games are played at Port Clinton High School on Saturdays through January.


Community calendar Nov. 7-13

Thursday Nov. 7

Community Diabetes Event “Celebrating the Seasons”
WHAT: Laura Tyson talks about physical fitness and diabetes
WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center
COST: $8.50
INFO: 419-734-3131

Computer Classes: iPad basics
WHEN: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St.
INFO: Register by calling 419-732-3212


Ottawa County Election Results

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, with 40 of 40 precincts counted in Ottawa County, there were a total of 8,053 ballots cast, from a total of 29,651 registered voters, for a voter turnout of 27.16%. All results are unofficial, pending the completion of the normal process of certifying the votes.


Oak Harbor's run ends in the state semifinal

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, and sadly Oak Harbor found that out Tuesday night as Gates Mills Hawken defeated the Rockets, 4-1, in a Division III State Semifinal at Cedar Point Stadium in Sandusky.

Throughout much of the match, the Hawks (16-1-5) utilized their speed and were able to consistently push the ball into the Oak Harbor zone, scoring two goals in each half to take a 2-0 before the Rockets rallied to cut the deficit in half on a goal by Alexa Weis with 12:10 remaining in the first half.


Democrats sweep PC Council races

Democrat: (L to R) Gabe Below (running in Ward 4), Margaret Phillips (running in Ward 3), Cole Hatfield (running for auditor), Mayor Vince Leone, Ron Aukerman (running in Ward 1) and Linda Hartlaub, president of council.


Enderle family gathering to honor their departed veterans

Lt. Robert Enderle

After 10:30 a.m. Mass at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Sunday, Nov. 10, members of the Enderle family from as far away as Columbus, Michigan and Alabama will gather at Veteran’s Park in Port Clinton for a special ceremony. They will be placing memorial bricks in the park for not one, but two of their family who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the U.S. military.


Lakers finish season with win over Hilltop

Danbury's Cooper Eller blocks as James Dorko kicks this extra point after a touchdown against Hilltop
Photos from John Kozak

The Danbury Lakers completed their season with a much-needed victory over West Unity Hilltop on Friday, defeating the Cadets, 38-35 to finish the season with a 3-7 record.

After playing well for much of the season’s first four games and earning a 2-2 record, Danbury fell on hard times, losing five consecutive games before finishing off the year with a victory.


Oak Harbor defeats Margaretta to finish at 5-5

Margaretta fought ‘til the finish, but in the end Oak Harbor's size and physicality were too much as the Rockets defeated the Polar Bears, 35-14, on Friday night in Sandusky Bay Conference action at Rocket Stadium in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor established control from the beginning, scoring on the game's second play from scrimmage when running back Andrew Heberling scored from 71 yards out to make it 6-0 before Jourdan Maguire, who converted on all five of his PATs, kicked the extra point to give the Rockets a 7-0 advantage. On the touchdown, Heberling ran through a big hole on the right side before dashing to the right sideline and outrunning the Margaretta defenders for the score.

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