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Riverside FFA creates brick patio, flower bed

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Students in horticulture class at Riverside Schools’ agriculture education program recently completed a hardscape project, where they constructed a 10-foot-by-10-foot brick patio and a raised flower bed around the FFA greenhouse. Prior to working on the project, the FFA students learned about soil, site preparation, tools, hardscape concepts and how to calculate volume and cubic yards.  Participants included Jared Trabert, Seth Barhorst, Kurt Waters, Dillon Roof, Brittney Neilsen, Rachel Snapp, Keaunu Trout, Xane Fugate, Hank Harshbarger, Michael Taitt, Joel Wren and Krista Barney.

 
 
 
 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 December 2014

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Indian Lake volleyball team members deliver Chemo Care Bags

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Members of the Indian Lake High School and Middle School volleyball teams delivered Chemo Care Bags to the Mary Rutan Hospital Crawfis Oncology Clinic in Bellefontaine this week.  The bags were purchased during Volley for the Cure by several staff and community members, and then assembled by Tracey Notestine.  The Thirty-One bags contained a blanket, fuzzy socks, Chapstick, hand sanitizer, tissues and chewing gum. They will be given to patients receiving chemotherapy. 

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014

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GOING GREEN

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Bellefontaine Elementary Schoolteacher Andrea Shumaker helpsthe school’s Green Club membersmake ornaments fromrepurposed materials includingcereal bowls, juice containersand milk cartons from theirschool breakfasts — that werecleaned, painted and then decoratedwith colorful pastas andsequins. The ornaments werestrung on garland to decoratethe school building for theChristmas season. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Last Updated on Friday, 19 December 2014

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CCS students check out college chemistry

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Calvary Christian School chemistry students attended a chemistry class this week at Wright State University.  Two chemistry professors presented a number of chemistry lessons, which included explosions, light shows and liquid nitrogen demonstrations. Afterward, the students took a short tour of the campus.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Wish you were here

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The Wish family of Bellefontaine posed for a family photo with the Bellefontaine Examinerwhile vacationing on Lido Key in the Gulf of Mexico, near Sarasota, Fla., in December. They are, from left, front row, holding the paper, Natalie; second row, Gavin, Blake and Jake; third row, Kristin, Susan, Jocelynn and Kristen; and back row, Jason, Jim, Joel and Jon.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014

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Quilt raffle winner announced

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Dee Dee Ricketts of Zanesfield was the winner of a quilt raffle offered by the Logan Piecemakers.  The Christmas peppermint quilt had been on display at the Logan County History Center The Logan Piecemakers meet at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the History Center. The money raised from the raffle will be used to fund charitable projects in 2015. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014

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NHS inductees honored

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West Liberty-Salem High School’s National Honor Society Chapter inducted five seniors and 16 juniors as new members during a Dec. 5 ceremony. Inductees include, from the left, first row: Miranda Etgen, Blake Cupps, Leah Cole, Anna Buck, Joseph Adams, Alex Steiner, Michael Lehman, Karli Daniels, Nickolas Cordell and Madison Boyer; and second row: Jonathan Wolfe, Annika Wolfe, Rebecca Wilkins, Anna Steiner, Emily Schultz, Madison Oelker, Dustin Moell, Cole McDaniel, Isaac Loffing, Taylor Levan and Kylie Gilroy. The theme for the ceremony was Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Suess, and the guest speaker was Jim Hoffman. NHS advisers are Surena Neer and Brandie Roberts. Each candidate had to complete two service hours to be inducted. Each student was selected because they represent the four NHS core values — scholarship, leadership, service and character. (PHOTO | WEST LIBERTY-SALEM SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Santa visits DeGraff

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Santa Claus, portrayed by Ray Heaberlin, asks Josh Caldwell, 5, of DeGraff, what he would like for Christmas inside the DeGraff Fire Department on Thursday evening after the village’s parade. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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