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Updated: 03/13/2014 08:00:03AM

Retired Lt. Col. Russell W. Ramsey

His current mission — Lake Henry Canal issues

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JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


Lt. Col. Russell W. Ramsey (retired) with a few of the awards and honors he earned during impressive military and academic careers.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


Russell W. Ramsey points to the canal that connects Lake Henry and Lake June. Ramsey is president of the Lake Henry Association which monitors the cana; and lobbies for assistance when needed.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY RUSSELL RAMSEY


The bridge over the Lake June/Lake Henry canal straddled dry ground during the peak of a 2009 drought.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY RUSSELL RAMSEY


This photo was taken in 2009, the last time the canal between Lake Henry and Lake June went dry.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


Russell W. Ramsey points to the canal that connects Lake Henry and Lake June. Ramsey is president of the Lake Henry Association which monitors the cana; and lobbies for assistance when needed.

JOURNAL PHOTO BY TOM MEISENHEIMER


Lt. Col. Russell W. Ramsey (retired) with a few of the awards and honors he earned during impressive military and academic careers.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY RUSSELL RAMSEY


The bridge over the Lake June/Lake Henry canal straddled dry ground during the peak of a 2009 drought.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY RUSSELL RAMSEY


This photo was taken in 2009, the last time the canal between Lake Henry and Lake June went dry.

By TOM MEISENHEIMER

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Russell Ramsey is president of the Lake Henry Canal Improvement Association. How he was elected to this position requires a look into his fascinating past. And what he and the group he leads accomplish will have a positive effect on the future of Lake Henry and the 100-plus home owners who call this small lake their little corner of paradise.

To appreciate this leader who currently resides on Lake Henry one needs to learn of Ramsey’s national and international accomplishments. It began in the tenth grade at Sandusky, Ohio High School.

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