The second annual Chris Smith Memorial scramble is set for Aug. 2 at Woussickett with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.
I have battled obesity since I graduated  from high school in 1997. 
 
In the past four years, I have gone  from 410 pounds to 318 and back up to 340  pounds. 
 

My name is Ross Taylor. I'm 33 years old and a lifelong resident of Erie County. 

The city manager has been initiated into the wonderful world of Sandusky politics while attending his first commission meeting. The manager was asked to use his mediation skills to negotiate a tax increase agreement between big business and the residents.
 

So why is U.S. 6 called the Grand Army of the Republic Highway? 

Waterworks Park should remain a park because public land should be kept for public use.

Conservation Reserve Programs workshop; Emergency assistance for livestock, honeybees and farm-raised fish program
I recently read an article about stinging nettles, and was so intrigued by the potential health benefits that I decided to do a little more research on the plant.
 
•Your help is needed with food and games for a fun carnival event Aug. 1 and 2 at a local food bank/ children’s center.

Midday Thursday, a Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in Eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people aboard.

I would be embarrassed to be Jason Fallon, Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokesman, in regard to the article in the Register (“R&R for those who serve” July 9).

topey@sanduskyregister.com

I am a tree hugger.

I, Melissa Topey, went “On The Job” with Melissa Fetter, who is currently taking inventory of trees alongside city streets.

When I was out covering the two Shelby Street house fires on Thursday, I started talking to a group of guys, under the impression they were the ones who dialed 911.

It turned out they hadn't — but they did jokingly tell me one of their hamsters were trapped inside.

Three years ago on this date I weighed less than 120 pounds. My near 6-foot frame was little more than skin over bones. I could barely lift a gallon of milk with both hands. My doctors said I had two months to live; maybe three, if I was lucky.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine wants you to believe his investigators did a thorough job reviewing the 2007 death of Craig Burdine at the Sandusky County Jail.

We say don't believe it.

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending July 12, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.