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WL-S breaks ground

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West Liberty-Salem Local School District conducted a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday evening for its $26 million expansion and renovation project. Manning the shovels are, from left, Superintendent Kraig Hissong; Pat Adams and Doug Williams, co-chairmen of Citizens for a Strong Community; Chuck Buck, board president; Steve Lapp and Chris Moell, board members; Rick Swart, Ohio Facilities Construction Commission; Jim Hoffman and Kent Eichenauer, board members; June Seymour, teacher representative; and Deb Hinderer, classified staff representative. The project will take two years. (PHOTO | WEST LIBERTY-SALEM SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015

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Earth Day celebrated at ILES

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Students at Indian Lake Schools spent Earth Day Wednesday studying and practicing ways to conserve resources. First-graders in Jodi Carder’s class picked up litter in front of the school and on the playground. They turned off the lights and read by the windows, and also brainstormed practical ways to conserve resources, like recycling, turning off the water when brushing their teeth and unplugging electronics that aren’t in use.  Fifth-graders in Jana Core’s class also studied pathways of pollution and how to prevent further contamination of Earth’s soil and water. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Pupils attend Ohio Youth in Government event

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Calvary Christian School’s Youth in Government Club recently participated in the 64th annual Ohio Youth in Government event at the Ohio Statehouse.
 
Participants included Nathalie Thompson, Peter Printz, Noah Taylor, Maddie McGillis, Makayla Hartley, Amanda Koons, Sam Jackson, Mia Printz, Katie Thompson and Aleesha Watkins.
 
These students had the opportunity to take over the statehouse for one weekend and perform the roles of various government leaders. CCS students served as pages, lobbyists, press members, legislatures and one member of the governor’s cabinet.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Strong winds topple tree onto car

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A tree fell on a car at 1216 S. Detroit St. home after heavy winds blew through Logan County on Tuesday afternoon. Other minor damages were reported throughout the area because of the winds. (PHOTO COURTESY | MIKE TROTH)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Battlefield birthday

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Susie and Mark Barlow of Bellefontaine recently traveled to Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania, where the couple celebrated his birthday, taking time out for a photo with the Examiner at Barlow Knoll.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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Dance Fuzion competes at Showstopper Competition

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The Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine and Kenton competed at Showstopper Dance Competition at Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus.
 
Results are as follows: Jasmine Gordon and Hannah Suman, tap duet, third in category; Lili Mackesy and Josey Queen, hip hop duet, second in category and seventh overall; Izzi Mackesy and Jaylinn Foulk, first in category and ninth overall; Aundrea Foulk, lyrical solo, second in category; Katelynn Craig, Aundrea Foulk, Hannah Hites, Katie Theis, hip hop group, fifth in category; Hannah Suman, jazz solo, first in category; Abi Temple, Kaley Scott, Jasmine Gordon, Hannah Suman, Rhiannon Risner, Dylan Harper, tap group, third in category; Aundrea Foulk, Kaley Scott, Katelynn Craig, Hannah Suman, Jasmine Gordon, Abi Temple, Dylan Harper, musical theater Group, first in category. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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CCS pupils honored at FCA banquet

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Calvary Christian School students Daniel Wilt, Chantel Smithers, Josh Kilgore, Clayton Slemmons and Joanna Csillag recently were honored at the Central Ohio Fellowship of Christian Athletes yearly Legends Banquet in Columbus.  The students were selected based upon their leadership on the athletic field, in the classroom and their commitment to following Christ. Also honored was Ohio Legend of the Year Sue Ramsey, women’s basketball coach at Ashland University,  along with College Athlete of the year, Ohio State University linebacker Joshua Perry.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 April 2015

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG

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Boaters took to the water Saturday at Indian Lake with temperatures reaching the mid 70s, ringing in a long-awaited spring. Rain is expected in the area today, adding to the green, and assuring use of lawn mowers. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015

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