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The man whose name is synonymous with the study of agriculture at Oak Harbor High School – where he has influenced thousands of students in the classroom and the farm field, is retiring May 31.

An open house for Louie Damschroder is scheduled for May 15 from 1-3 p.m. in the agriculture education shop.

Damschroder was a recent graduate of Ohio State University when hired in 1976 by the Benton-Carroll-Salem district for its vocational education program at the high school.

Review of Davis-Besse exercise set for Friday
A meeting to discus the initial findings of an exercise at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station is scheduled for May 13 at 11 a.m. at the Ottawa County Emergency Operations Center, 315 Madison Street, Port Clinton.

The exercise is scheduled for May 10-12.

Preliminary findings will be reviewed by officials from the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Genoa resident Tim Reed worries about the excessive speed of motorists traveling Washington Street, a main thoroughfare in the village.

His concern has pushed him to come before Genoa Village Council several times in the past few months to plea for help. He is particularly concerned with the stretch of Washington Street running between State Route 51 and 13th Street. It’s the narrowest stretch of that street and children playing nearby are particularly vulnerable, officials say.

Tim Romstadt on April 22 resigned his position as Northwood’s full-time fire chief.

Romstadt stated in his April 12 resignation letter to Mayor Mark Stoner that he is resigning “to pursue other career opportunities in the fire service.”

On the same date he tendered his resignation, Romstadt requested to be reassigned as the city’s deputy fire chief, effective April 22.

Four teachers, Jan Preston, Cindy Avers, Barb Travis, and Barb Smith, have given a combined 128 years teaching when they retired from Woodmore Schools at the end of this school year. 

Jan Preston, who will retire this year after being at Woodmore for 39 years, has been a teacher and a full time counselor. She has had a great impact on Woodmore students and staff.

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