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BHS Class of 1965


The Bellefontaine High School Class of 1965 convened the weekend of July 10. Activities included a picnic at Harold Kerr Post American Legion, lunch in their former high school cafeteria and a program and dinner at the Holland Theatre. About 50 class members and 40 guests attended. Present for the group photo were from the left, first row: Alan Galvez, Tim Tannehill, John Kaylor, Roger Leasure, Oscar Erb, Betty Maxson Core, Jane Ayres Welsheimer, Kathy Fullerton Levan, Charlotte Mitchell Richardson, Paula Cole Kuempel, Beth Maier Dickson, Choyce Jenkins Earick, Barb Swartz Huber, Janet Irwin McMullen and Bill Weaver; second row: Ginny Peck Miller, Sandy Potter Rowley, Linda Haggerty Kegg, Terry Bell Beech, Judy Owings Alexander, Rosilynn Byrd Miller, Sheryl Beck Ewing, Cheryl Young Kramer, Kathy Lakin Shiveley, Linda Kerns Hilliker, Cheri Wilde Cooper, Chris O’Rielley Glessner, Jean Levan Wedding, Mike Coover, Jeff Beach and Joe Wood; third row: Dwight Miller, Judy Stahler Buck, Ron Starks, Randy Diener, Bob Kegg, Steve Earick, Gary Kegg, Bill Blinn, Jim Ginley, Louise Emmons Gould, Lou Perry, Denny Dyer, Carl McMullen and Dick Haas; and fourth row: Gary Homan, Tony Hill, Tom Dugan and Jim Hilliker. (PHOTO | SUSIE JARVIS)

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 August 2015

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State fair polished


The Riverside Schools Dulcimer Club and the Home Strings Dulcimer Club combined for a performance Tuesday at the Ohio State Fair’s Ohio Department of Natural Resources stage following the lumberjack show. Their program included traditional folk and fiddle tunes. They also performed at the Art at the Beach over the weekend. Participants range in age from 8-15 and included Xienna Café, Jadzia Café, Kyleigh Duff, Qaizyn Café, Katelyn Cole, Ava Cole, Keira Lambert, Rivvyn Café, Alexis Lambert, Christopher Arick, Titus Davie, Zachery Duff, Phillip Davie, Carson Shepherd, Ezra Davie, Bradley Arick and Brendan Duff. The groups are directed by Leanna George. Sept. 5, the Riverside club will join the Peaceful Strings Dulcimer Club for a performance at 1:15 p.m. at the West Liberty Labor Day Festival. 

Last Updated on Friday, 07 August 2015

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A view from above



Mac McGinnis of Mac McGinnis Media lands a quadcopter drone after taking aerial videos Wednesday afternoon of the construction at the Logan County Courthouse. The remote controlled helicopter is mounted with a small camera that shoots video and still photos. He uses the drone to capture overhead images for real estate companies, during weddings, commercials, various events and other activities. Click here to view the video on Vimeo. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)


Last Updated on Thursday, 06 August 2015

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Friday night’s cloud cover provided a unique backdrop for views of the Blue Moon as seen over Russells Point. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 August 2015

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 July 2015

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Blooms abound


This week’s sunny weather and warmer temperatures have fared well for the West Liberty Community Garden, located at the north end of the village along U.S. Route 68 at Township Road 189, which is pictured Thursday. Members of the West Liberty Garden Club tend to the garden, which currently features many flowers in bloom, such as coneflowers, black-eyed Susans, daisies, daylilies, phlox and others. The late Dr. H.L. Mikesell, a U.S. Army physician, helped to attain the cannons that are located in the space, which also serves as a memorial to local veterans. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Last Updated on Friday, 24 July 2015

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Youth dulcimer clubs to play at Indian Lake, state fair


The Riverside Dulcimer Club and the Home Strings Dulcimer Club have combined for two summer performances.
The first performance will be at Art on the Beach at 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at Old Field Beach. The youth group will follow the performance of the Mad River Valley Dulcimer Society.
Then Aug. 4, they will perform from 12:50 to 1:30 p.m. at the Ohio State Fair on the Department of Natural Resources Stage following the lumberjack show.  
Students have been preparing throughout the summer and will play traditional folk and fiddle songs.  
Members of the dulcimer clubs include Kyleigh Duff, Kiera Lambert, Sadie Hughes, Ava Cole, Zachary Duff, Alexis Lambert, Philip Davie, Katelyn Cole, Xienna Café, Jadzia Café, Ezra Davie, Titus Davie, Brendan Duff, Qaizyn Café, Rivvyn Café. The youths are directed by Leanna George. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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Fair lights


The Logan County Fairgrounds midway, grandstand and track are illuminated in these night photos taken with a camera mounted to a drone. (PHOTO | MAC McGINNIS)

Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015

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