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Ryan and Claire Grandstaff relax in Hoffman Municipal Pool with their 13 year-old golden retriever, Sam, during Sunday’s Dog Day at the Pool event on the last open day of the pool’s summer season. (EXAMINER PHOTO | HALEY COOPER)

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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Garlicky good time


Jeremy Stephens of Zanesfield and his daughters Keydence, 4, and Everly, 2, enjoy the music of the Hedgehog String Band during the garlic festival Sunday afternoon at Jandy’s Farm, 3624 Township Road 136. The annual event brings together local vendors who sell food with a garlic theme or other items along with musicians and others. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES) 

Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2015

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Girl Scout Troop completes project designed for breast cancer patients


Girl Scout Troop 20556 of Belle Center completed their Silver Award Project Tuesday by delivering 38 Chemo Care Packages to the Crawfis Imaging Center. 

These care packages are a Thirty-one "Oh-Snap" bag containing a handmade Pink Ribbon bracelet and various items that may be needed by a chemotherapy patient.

The Girl Scout Silver Award requires a 50 hour project and is the highest award a Girl Scout Cadette can earn.

The Troop's project included: several hours of planning and decision making, a visit to the Imaging Center to learn about mammography and breast cancer, hand-making over 60 bracelets, meeting with a Thirty-one consultant, seeking out donors willing to sponsor a bag, collecting various donation items for the bags and stuffing them. The troop also assisted with set-up and survivor registration at this year's Logan County Relay for Life.

The Troop would like to thank everyone that sponsored a bag or donated items and a big thank you to Tracey Notestine, Senior Director with Thirty-One Gifts, for all of her assistance. 

Pictured (left to right) are: Bostyn Moots, Allie Shields, Taylor Carnes, Kelli Armstrong (Mammography Coordinator), Lauren Kindle, Ireland Godsey and Alicia Jenkins. Danielle Jenkins (PHOTO | TROOP 20556) 


Last Updated on Friday, 14 August 2015

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Light show


A storm cloud moved Monday night over Indian Lake, creating a light show with stars visible as lightning struck looking from the north side of the lake. (EXAMINER PHOTO | BRADEN MCGLONE)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 August 2015

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Happy camper



Carson Shepherd, 12, a seventh-grader at Indian Lake Middle School, took the Examiner along when he attended the Ohio State Buckeyes Youth Football Camp this summer. The camp was led by the players and coaches of the OSU team and included pass, kick, and punt competitions that focused on fun and skill development. Carson is a son of Dean and Heather Shepherd of Lakeview and was photographed with Urban Meyer and the National Championship trophy.


Last Updated on Saturday, 08 August 2015

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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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