Libraries to close early Thursday, all day Friday

The Logan County Libraries will close at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, and all day Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. 

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Drivers face OVI charges

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Kimberly J. Garver, 56, of 400 Lincoln Boulevard, Apt. 4, Russells Point, was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, possession of drug abuse instruments, illegal conveyance of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct around 5 p.m. Tuesday. She also was cited for failure to control, no driver’s license and no safety belt usage.

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UPDATE: Bloom Center shooter admits party-for-hire scheme

6-month jail sentence imposed; homicide consideration to go to grand jury

The 20-year-old man responsible for firing the shot that killed a 16-year-old boy Sunday admitted he was operating a party-for-hire scheme out of his Bloom Center home and was promptly sentenced to six months in the Logan County Jail.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES

Logan County beautiful

2015 Year-End Review

Logan County residents can take in more of the natural beauty of the area with the first full season at Myeerah Nature Preserve and the official opening of the Simon Kenton Bike Path extension and the John and Mary Rudolph Nature Area this year.

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Prosecutor: Determination on homicide charge to be made by grand jury

A local grand jury will be asked to weigh in on whether they believe a 20-year-old Bloom Center man should be held criminally accountable for the death of a teenager who broke into his home, Logan County Prosecutor William T. Goslee said Monday.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES