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Riverside High School has announced its homecoming court attendants for the festivities this week that include the homecoming football game Friday against Upper Scioto Valley. Pictured are, from the left, seated: senior escort Zach Brandyberry, son of Brian and Lisa Brandyberry of DeGraff; queen Jessica Davis, daughter of Tim and Emily Davis of DeGraff; king Kolt Shough, son of Troy Shough of Quincy and Lynn Shough of DeGraff; and senior attendant Elizabeth McGowen, daughter of Ed and Becky McGowen of DeGraff. Standing are freshman attendant Helena Faulder, daughter of Jim and Chasity Faulder of DeGraff; freshman escort Hayden Robinson, son of Dan and Kelly Robinson of Quincy; sophomore attendant Jasmine Bryant, daughter of John and Hollie Bryant of DeGraff; sophomore escort Jesse Kean, son of Chad and Heather Kean of Quincy; junior attendant Ashlyn Wray, daughter of Kevin and Tonya Wray of Quincy; and junior escort Joe Rivera, son of Gabe Rivera of DeGraff and Beth Rivera of Sidney. The processional of royalty begins at 6 p.m. Friday with the crowning taking place at 6:15 p.m. on the football field. The 2012 King and Queen Drew Harford and Heather Comer will crown the new king and queen. The RHS student council sponsor the homecoming dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday in the high school auditeria. The cost is $5, and the dance colors will be red, royal blue, and black/white. (PHOTO | RIVERSIDE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013

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Russells Point hosts safety seminars

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Eight participants took part Saturday in the first of three safety skills courses hosted by the Russells Point Police Department and Neighborhood Watch Group, in conjunction with the Indian Lake EMS and Mary Rutan Hospital. The first class provided residents with CPR training. The next $10 course, First Aid, is Oct. 26, followed by a self defense class Nov. 23. Call 843-2245 for registration and information or visit the village office.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013

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Fall festivities


Hundreds of guests trekked through scores of craft and food displays Saturday and Sunday at the annual Indian Lake State Park Fall Festival. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2013

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Classic cruisers


About 70 classic cars dazzled spectators Saturday during Galilee Lutheran Church’s annual community picnic and car show at the  Russells Point church. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2013

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Taking flight


As fall unfolds this week, a blue heron takes flight this morning from the southern bank of Indian Lake. The bird is found throughout most of North America and can tolerate cold northern winters. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013

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Class of 1952 gathers for lunch

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Members of the Bellefontaine High School Class of 1952 recently gathered for lunch at the Homecoming Restaurant.  Pictured are Phyllis Ackley, Pat MacDonald, Christina Brill, Martha Shoots, Betty Fultz, Ron Pusey, Doug Hughes and Jim Littlejohn.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013

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Family reunion in Spain


Area residents the Rev. Lee and Becky Ortman are pictured during  a family reunion trip in Palma, Island of Mallorca, Spain, earlier this  month. Their daughter Kristin, and granddaughter Saffron, 3, from  Goldsboro, N.C.; and their daughter Lindsay, her husband Mike,  and granddaughter Ellie, from Poole, England, gathered in England  and then flew to Mallorca together for a week of family fun.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 September 2013

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ODOT city project to start Wednesday


Shelly Co. employees direct traffic today along north Main Street. Shelly Co. began grinding down the road today, which requires the road to be reduced to one lane. (EXAMINER PHOTO | NATE SMITH)



Crews with the Shelly Co. will begin surface grinding of Main Street from Brown Avenue to Northview Drive on Wednesday.


Grinding will continue Thursday and Friday before moving Saturday to the 100 block of north Madriver Street, all part of an Ohio Department of Transportation project to repave sections of U.S. Route 68 from Auburn Avenue north.


Paving will begin on the bypass section on Monday requiring a one-day closure and continue northward. 


Traffic will be maintained for the remainder of the project but motorists are encouraged to find alternate route to avoid delays and reduce congestion.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013

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