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Bride Ashley Barcus of Lakeview places a ring on her husband Cory Devore’s finger as they exchange vows Friday afternoon on Bickham Covered Bridge with Lakeview Mayor Ryan Shoffstall officiating. About a dozen friends and family gathered for the 2 p.m. nuptials uniting the couple in marriage. The couple said there really was no reason for choosing the iconic covered bridge, which was closed to traffic for the half hour ceremony. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)



Last Updated on Sunday, 30 November 2014

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Christmas in the Village


West Liberty residents kicked off the holiday season with the Christmas in the Village event Friday
evening that included a visit from Santa Claus, who holds David Adams, 5, on his lap. Additional photos from the  event appear in Saturday's Examiner. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 November 2014

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Lions Club donates dictionaries to Tiger fifth graders


Members of the West Liberty Lions Club recently donated dictionaries to all of the West Liberty-Salem fifth graders in memory of former Lions Member Russ Peterson. Lions Club members Mike King, Jake Vitt, Judy Legge, and Nick Mescher presented the dictionaries to students Dylan Lauck, William Motzko, Kierra Gilroy, Michele Smith, Aleah Reed, Emily Hollar, Audrey McGill, Sydney Wesson.


Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014

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CCS Key Club completes Christmas shoe box project


Calvary Christian School’s recently formed Key Club completed a shoe box project for Operation Christmas Child through Samaritan’s Purse. Club members packed shoe boxes full of Christmas gifts that will be sent to children in need around the world. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Biketober bound


The Bellefontaine Examiner recently flew with Margie Hites and Carol and John Early of Indian Lake to St. Augustine, Fla., where the Earlys celebrated their wedding anniversary, visiting daughters, Jill and Ann, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The trio also enjoyed the sights and sounds of the Daytona Beach Biketober Fest.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

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Members of the Bellefontaine Les Fons Show Choir rehearse Wednesday evening in preparation for their cabaret show this weekend. The BHS Music Department presents It’s Just Natural at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door on the night of the show. Doors open at 7 p.m. (PHOTO | BELLEFONTAINE HIGH SCHOOL)

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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CCS begins Key Club chapter

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Impacting driving habits


More than 50 Bellefontaine High School students from the DECA Chapter and DARE participated in an Impact Teen Drivers event Friday at the school. Heidi Deane led the group in the 21⁄2-hour training and explained to participants how to encourage their peers to make positive choices regarding driving and being a passenger in a vehicle. For more information about the organization, visit (PHOTO | BELLEFONTAINE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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