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WL-S to crown royalty


West Liberty-Salem will crown its king and queen during a homecoming ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday prior to the football game against Northeastern at the high school stadium. The court and royalty candidates include, from left, front row: Queen candidates Kylee Hormann, Rachel Ritter, Bryanna Floyd, Kylie Detwiler and Karlie Wilber, junior attendant Catrina Shank, sophomore attendant Grace Woodruff and freshman attendant Regan Hormann; back row: King candidates Zach Henault, Connor Woods, Sam Warye, Maverick Aldo and Trent Thomas. Homecoming festivities begin with a parade through the village at 7 p.m. Thursday, culminating with a bonfire and pep rally at Lions Park. (PHOTO | WEST LIBERTY SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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The Benjamin Logan High School FFA's officer team gathered for the annual two-day officer retreat at the Malabar Farm in June. The retreat then moved on to Mohican State Park Lodge for more meetings and a packed dinner. The officers went on a scavenger around the lodge that required them to talk to people using public speaking skills and finding different things in nature.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014

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BHS Class of 1969


The Bellefontaine High School Class of 1969 recently gathered for its 45-year reunion at the Huntsville Event Center. Attendees included, from left, row one: Deb Wall Gorham, Jan Hall Smith, Doris Smith Heminger, Bronwyn Scudds Skidmore, Jenny Proctor, Becky Hall Nichol, Dava Royer, Vernon Hunt, Tess Wilde Linkenhoker and Bryan Davis; row two: Steve Henry, Norell Highland, Don Brown, Kathy Dee McClure, Noreen Bowdle Atkins, Chuck Harman, Bob Roll, Ann Beck, Ed Swartz, Christy Schuler Jankowski, Howard Traul and Jerry Davis; row three: Chuck Haw, Tony Vance, Dan Smith, Rick Dyer, Steve Thackery, Tom Wren, Jim Allen and Dave Cordrey; row four: Steve Donahue, Jeff Purdin, Bob Brugler, Joe Wise, Jesse Williams and Carl VanVoorhies.

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014

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Riverside royalty


Destany Jones and Tanner Lane, shown at right, are the queen and king, respectively of Riverside homecoming, which is Friday as the Pirates take on Ridgemont in 7 p.m. football action. Members of their court include from the left from bottom to top, seniors Tyler Daniels and Kyndra Strayer, juniors Landon Kelsey and Abby Proffitt, sophomores Joey Kaeck and Leah Wilkinson and freshmen Trey Lane and Hailey Robinson. (PHOTO | RIVERSIDE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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BHS Class of 1994


The Bellefontaine High School Class of 1994 had its 20th reunion Aug. 30 at Café 212. Those who attended the event were: Britt Hilliker Gravley, T.J. Hubbard, Colin Yoder, Amy Jenkins Hill, Diane Kern Hansen, Justin Strickland, Tiffany Jester Reynolds, Vince Mifsud, Jon McCumber, Kahori Sako, Asami Kitahara Emoto, Kristie Holliday, Lauren Bowden Thomas, Lisa Jackson Plikerd, Paige Wurtsbaugh Bolinger, Scott Bazzle, Brian Baker, Tracie Watkins Baker, Bethany Wical Roberts, Justin Saul, Sara Meyer Saul, Jason Arbogast, Paula Geesner Poole, Karla Clay Scott, Randy Goff, Barb Bishop-Butler, Amanda Gamble Eley, Andy Smith, Jeff Standford, Kyle Munz, Matt Penhorwood, Matt Losey, Ken Shepherd, Jen Lamb Reames, Jenny Boy Estes, Trina Zell Kopus, Nate Good, Angie Burton Miranda, Gina Ziegler, Heather Pack Williams, Jessica Orahood Akers, Darcy Stidham Ramsey, Katie O’Connor, Jarrod Foust and Brian Wilson.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 September 2014

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pet-shelter-pond-9 16Top of Ohio Pet Shelter employee Jess Friend plays in the water with Brutus, a Labrador retriever mix, as Jay Hurley of Lewistown, right, fills a newly constructed pond with water and other shelter employees and volunteers look on Monday afternoon. The pond is part of an outdoor renovation at the shelter that includes 14 new kennels and a fenced-in dog run to allow the animals more room to be outside in nice weather. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)


Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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Members of the Ohio Living History Association’s World War II U.S. Mech Forces Headquarters portray the 106th Cavalry and 90th Infantry as they oppose the 100th Jäger Division of the German forces in a Saturday afternoon re-enactment at Castle Mac-A-Cheek, east of West  Liberty. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | REUBEN MEES)


Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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In observance of the 200th anniversary of the writing of the National Anthem, more than 600 elementary students took in a special performance Friday of the high school marching band, which included the half-time show and a rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. “Every year in September we learn the National Anthem, but this year we decided to make it a week-long event,” music teacher Tracey Notestine said. Students studied the history, vocabulary and lyrics of the national anthem in music classes in advance of this weekend’s bicentennial celebration of the song. See Page 8 for a related story. (PHOTO | JAMIE ROSS, INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)


Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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