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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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Carolers travel

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Riverside Schools’ Youth Leadership Impact Team members spent much of Thursday spreading holiday cheer through caroling, including this walk through the Main Street Marketplace, 130 S. Main St. They stopped at the United Way of Logan County office to serenade their former mentor, Heidi Reser. Members also visited at Heartland of Bellefontaine and Logan Acres Senior Community to sing for residents, and had lunch at 600 Downtown. (PHOTO | RIVERSIDE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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CHRISTMAS CHEER CHARITY

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Bellefontaine residents Tamara Jenkins, left, and Cindy Gildow look at a Christmas decoration that was among the items to be sold at Heartland of Bellefontaine’s annual Christmas tree auction Tuesday evening. In total, 42 decorated trees and other items were auctioned raising $4,700 to be divided among the Logan County Friendly Senior Center, Bellefontaine First Church of God’s Happy Saints volunteer group, Heartland’s resident activity fund and the Bellefontaine chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police, Michele Jones of Heartland reported. The top single item was a tree made by Hayes Godwin in memory of grandfather Charlie Godwin that sold for $410. A golf bag donated in honor of the late Logan County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Summers was back twice and generated more than $600 for the FOP’s annual Shop with a Cop effort to provide children who have lost a loved one an opportunity to buy Christmas gifts. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014

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