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Sightseeing extravaganza


Harold and Nancy Dowden of West Liberty recently traveled with their daughter, Sheila Dowden of Virginia, to visit Mr. Dowden’s cousins Bill and Dick Lease in Tucson, Ariz., at the start of their three-week, 10-state road trip to see the Grand Canyon, Death Valley, Golden Gate Bridge, Pacific Ocean, Seattle Space Needle, Mount Rainier, Grand Teton, Mount Rushmore, the Badlands and several other national parks.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 July 2015

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Ruff walk


Marna Salmons of Bellefontaine took four-legged pals Luigi, left, a Yorkiepoo, and Bonnie, a miniature pinscher, for a rainy walk Saturday during the annual Bark for Life at Old Field Beach State Park. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2015

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Vetting rain



The annual Lakeview Car & Craft Show went on Saturday despite nearly continuous rains throughout the day. Rain runs from a black Corvette on display. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)


Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2015

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Parading vehicles


Two West Liberty residents look on during a rainy Saturday afternoon parade in West Liberty as a 1937 Chevy truck passes them carrying bombs for a B-17 airplane. It was from the Champaign County aviation museum in Urbana. The parade was held in conjunction with the annual West Liberty Force softball team’s tournament, which was rained out. (EXAMINER PHOTO | HALEY COOPER)

Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2015

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Brandon Carranza, 14, of Bellefontaine, performs a flip from a diving board as a lifeguard looks on at the Hoffman Municipal Swimming Pool on a hot afternoon Tuesday. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2015

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‘Gold’ Award presented from Community Blood Center

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The Community Blood Center recently presented Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Superintendent Saul Bauer with a Gold Lifesaving Ambassador Partner Award.  Last year, the LCBDD collected 130 units of blood during its six blood drives and averaged 94 percent of its blood drive goals.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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Benefit auction nets thousands


Although threatening weather forced the cancellation of the annual parade, the Turkeyfoot Benefit Crew’s auction for hospice went on to raise $23,860 for various local hospice providers. (PHOTO |TURKEYFOOT BENEFIT CREW)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015

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Birthday treat


City resident Amira Augustus celebrated her 10th birthday in May with a trip to the Spangler Candy Factory in Bryan with her friend, Tori Cline, and grandmother, Jane Clark, all of Bellefontaine. They took a trolley tour of the factory, where Dum Dums, Saf-T-Pops, Candy Canes and Circus Peanuts are produced. (PHOTO SUBMITTED)

Last Updated on Monday, 22 June 2015

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