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Riverside FFA officers attend legislative conference

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The Riverside FFA Officer Team attended the second annual Ohio FFA Legislative Leadership Conference at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.  
Participants included Cierra Rhoads, Molly Harshbarger, Bill Walter, Ashlyn Cox and Lindsay Hall.
The conference began with a presentation by a spokesman for the Ohio Farm Bureau about how FFA members can influence their elected officials on agricultural issues. Members also participated in a political simulation conducted by the vice president of the Farm Bureau.
Riverside FFA officers had the opportunity to tour the statehouse, including the House of Representatives and Senate Chamber. At the end of the day, the FFA officers ate lunch with elected officials and listened to remarks by the Ohio FFA Officer Team.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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Raider royalty


Benjamin Logan High School observes homecoming Friday, with a parade beginning at 6:30 p.m. and the announcement of the queen and king from the eight candidates prior to the football game with Urbana. Members of the court include, from the left, Tyler Berry and Allie Wilson, freshman attendants; Spencer Bycynski and Tyler Burk, sophomore attendants; David Wenger, Caitie Johnson, Jeremy Brisson, Miranda Batton, Taylor Quay, Beau Swank, Rachel Chiles and Jacob Smith, king and queen candidates; and Hailey Thomas and Davis Bowers, junior attendants.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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Little Laker books


Indian Lake Elementary students Riley Barnes and Jaelyn Hughes search for a “just right” book at the Little Laker Bookstore that is housed at their school. The bookstore is open for business on the first Thursday and Friday of each month. Books are sold to students at a price reduction. Picture books are $1 and chapter books are $1.50. The fourth-grade students help run the bookstore by stocking the books and collecting money. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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NHS tapping at ILHS


Indian Lake High School conducted its National Honor Society tapping Monday. The tapping was conducted by current members of the local NHS chapter under the direction of Jacob Shoe, Logan County NHS President, and Christian Grider, ILHS NHS president. New inductees are, from the left, first row: Sarah Schlup, Brooke Zarnosky, Dianna Meek, Kenzi Bailey, Cheyenne Gonzalez and Tyler Rode; second row: Caleb Meadows, Jordan Risner, Morgan Barnett, Josie Corwin, Macie Barnett, Morganne Faler and Luke Rode; third row: Kasandera Knief, Winnie Miller, Zoe Smalley, Alayna Hanson, Annie Gentis, Lorin Denney, Taylor Zimmerman; and fourth row: Sydney Miller, Ashley Hoy, Kalin Harper, Emali Sroufe, Monica Boswell, Ashley Gentis, Sarah Mackesy and Ivan Reichert. The students also will participate in the Logan County NHS Fall Induction Ceremony Oct. 22 hosted by ILHS. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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Cardinal court


Triad High School has announced its homecoming court for “Silence Cedarville and Conquer the Indians” festivities that take place this week. Pictured are, from the left, seated: junior attendant Nicole Simonelli, senior queen candidates Lindsay Vanhoose, Hannah Tukesbrey-Kilbride and Jacki Vermillion, sophomore attendant Halle Bostick and freshman attendant Ali Dixon; and standing: junior Gavin Head, senior king candidates Evan Bottom and Rickey Bruce, sophomore attendant Trent McIntyre and freshman attendant Thomas O’Neal. Not pictured is senior king candidate Tre McIntyre. The homecoming ceremony and king/queen crowning are Friday night prior to kickoff. The homecoming dance for Triad students in grades 9-12 is from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday in the high school auditeria. Admission is $10.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013

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WL-S students visit apple orchard, make applesauce

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West Liberty-Salem Schools first-graders visited the Louden Apple Orchard in Westville during September.
Phil Louden, owner of the orchard, explained the process of picking, washing, sorting and storing apples as he led a tour of the apple barn. The students saw where the apple cider is made and the bee hives that are essential for pollinating the trees in the spring.
Participants also toured the orchard and picked a bag of apples. Back in the classrooms, the students made homemade applesauce. (PHOTO SUBMITTED)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 October 2013

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Bellefontaine High School homecoming is observed tonight and the annual parade was Thursday evening through downtown Bellefontaine. ABOVE: queen candidates Olivia Martin, front, and Erin Levine make their way through downtown during Thursday evening’s parade. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Members of the BHS marching band lead off the parade. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013

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Jenny Tynan and her wheaten terriers Kelly, front, and Kiara relax on the grass behind the St. Patrick Catholic Church parish  house as Father Patrick Sheridan and Deacon Harold Dipple offer a prayer for the blessing of pets on Thursday evening. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013

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