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Area graduation rates higher than state average

Local schools are graduating more than 92 percent of high school students in four years, and are above the state average in that area, according to the latest round of annual school district data released Friday by the Ohio Department of Education.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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Butler to face scheduling hearings

MECHANICSBURG — A Bellefontaine man accused of killing a Tri-County Regional Jail inmate will have scheduling conferences for that case and a Logan County assault case on Sept. 29.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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SHERIFF BEAT: Two serious crashes under investigation

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Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff’s Office are still investigating two crashes that occurred over the weekend, each resulting in the driver being flown to a regional hospital.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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Waynesfield woman dies in crash

Waynesfield woman dies in crash

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WAPAKONETA —Sharon K. Feikert, 73, of Waynesfield, died Sunday afternoon when she ran her car into a tree.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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LOCAL NOTES: Hog roast to benefit farmers’ market

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LOCAL NOTES

A hog roast is planned for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Hall Fawcett Park in Zanesfield, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Logan County Farmers’ Market.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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Record number of volunteers to help toward $700,000 goal

Local United Way pacesetters raise $154,870

More than 100 people have signed on as volunteers to make the local United Way campaign a successful one, organizers told a crowd that formed along Court Avenue for the kickoff event Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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With help comes hope

Tears and hugs were shared among more than 50 guests of the Logan/Champaign Counties Suicide Prevention Coalition’s annual Suicide Awareness ceremony Friday at the Holland Theatre, where the theme was “Hope.”

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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New wellness director hired

The Hilliker YMCA has hired a new full-time director of its wellness programs.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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