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Bellefontaine High School hosted their prom at Winner Harvest Barn with the theme of Footloose on May 9. Prom queen was Erin Levine and prom king was Alex Richards. After-prom was hosted by the parents at the high school with a ’50s theme titled Dives, Diners and Dashes. (PHOTO | BELLEFONTAINE HIGH SCHOOL)

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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Remembering fallen comrades


Ron Martz prepares to lay a wreath Sunday in conjunction with Memorial Day observances at the Huntsville Cemetery, which included a message from Lakeview Mayor Ryan Shoffstall. American Legion Charles Collins Post 381 hosted the annual tribute. (EXAMINER PHOTO | NATE SMITH)

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Looking back


The Logan Hills Festival was hosted over the Memorial Day weekend in Zanesfield. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: A Mansfield resident who goes by the name The Gunfighter smokes a tomahawk pipe as he and Bruce McFarland, also of Mansfield, relax at their camp in the historic encampment at the event. ABOVE: Jarrod Craft of Columbus, front, and Shawn Reilly of Newark, left, donned full American Indian regalia for woodland pow-wow dances Sunday afternoon. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Hi-Point See-Saws report on prom


The Hi-Point See-Saws Square Dance Club based in Bellefontaine recently hosted a prom-themed square and round dance at the Masonic Center, 600 N. Main St.

About 125 people attended the dance, which was the largest turnout for a home dance in recent years. The guest square dance caller was Homer Magnet of Minford, and the club round dance cuer was Elaine Wintrow of Covington.

Square dance lessons will begin in September for anyone interested in learning about this activity. For more information, contact Ken Pohlable at (419) 204-6337.

Don--Sharon-Coon Ken--Polly-Pohlable Steve--Bev-Stoehr

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus came to Old Field Beach State Park this weekend, entertaining scores during two daily shows. ABOVE: The big top tent is in place and patrons prepare to enter. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: The daring Canadian precision unicyclists known as The Arlise Troupe were featured performers. BELOW: Lions and tigers took center stage in a cage for a performance. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | RICK PITTS)


Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014

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Rising above


Indian Lake High School freshman Tyler Butterfield, right, assists Indian Lake Middle School students with writing about different issues that they want to rise above, including drugs, alcohol, peer pressure and bullying during an Above the Influence training Thursday for ILMS eighth-graders. The session was led by ILHS SADD members and Logan County Drug Free Youth Coalition’s Youth Council, with assistance from Consolidated Care Inc. Participants also watched a video created by high school students, where the older peers described various ways they can rise above peer pressure and other negative influences in society. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Last Updated on Friday, 23 May 2014

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Ambassadors lead LCBDD’s BuDDie Walk


Several event ambassadors led the Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities’ BuDDie Walk that took place Saturday at Southview Park.  

Ambassadors from each age group were: Austin Ferguson, preschool and early intervention; Taylor Stroud, school age; Brent Fromm, adults; and Karen Jenkins, seniors. They each participated in a ribbon cutting to begin the walk.

The purpose of the event was to raise awareness of how people with disabilities can be friends, neighbors, employees in the community, and to encourage area residents to take steps toward a healthy lifestyle

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 May 2014

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Riverside student donates hair to Wigs for Kids


DeGraff resident Emma Saylor, a Riverside Elementary School student, recently donated 13 inches of her hair to the non-profit organization Wigs for Kids.

Stylist Caitlynn Lackey provided her hair cut at Great Clips in Bellefontaine.

The student decided to grow her hair and donate it after a close loved one lost her hair from cancer treatment. She intends on re-growing her hair and donating it again next year.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 May 2014

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