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Task forces goes after meth maker

Detectives with the Logan County Joint Drug Task Force worked to quickly shut down a mobile methamphetamine operation in Bellefontaine and have charged a 31-year-old Bellefontaine man.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Neighbors wake sleeping woman in burning house

Neighbors banging on the door woke a sleeping Samantha “Sam” Easton, allowing her to safely escape a 5:30 p.m. Wednesday fire at her 512 N. Detroit St. residence.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Man charged

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Michael L. Catterson, 52, at large, was charged Wednesday with criminal trespass and arrested on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Police warn of phone scams

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Officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department reported late morning Wednesday several elderly residents received telephones calls warning them they were about to be arrested for overdue tax liabilities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Voter support sought to build new department

Mounting call volume, and a need for additional space are reasons the village of Lakeview asks voters to approve Nov. 3 a half-percent income tax to fund a new fire department on village-owned property near the water tower at 540 N. Main St.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Ben Logan artist garners first place

For the sixth consecutive year, a Benjamin Logan High School artist has placed first in the high school division of the Ohio Association for Gifted Children annual conference art contest.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Prosecutor: Barton was sentenced to life

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“Life sentences are life sentences. There is no 15 years to life sentence for murder,” Logan County Prosecutor William T. Goslee said today, taking issue with the Examiner’s report on Anthony Barton’s sentence for killing his five-year-old son.

He explained murder convictions carry a life sentence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Income tax renewal destined for March, 2016 ballot

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Purchase of new elementary playground equipment approved

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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