Judicial oath

goslee swearing in

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy administers the oath of office to William T. Goslee, who was sworn in as Logan County Common Pleas Judge on Thursday afternoon. He replaces Judge Mark S. O’Connor, who is retiring after more than 26 years on the bench. He officially takes office Jan. 1 although he said he has been working closely with Judge O’Connor for several months and will continue to do so after the start of the year to make the transition as seamless as possible. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

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New prosecutor

stewart oath 2

Eric Stewart, left, took his oath of office Thursday as his wife, Monica, holds a Bible and Logan County Common Pleas Judge Mark S. O’Connor administers the oath for Logan County Prosecutor. Mr. Stewart’s term begins Jan. 1. (EXAMINER PHOTO | JOEL E. MAST)

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Trooper Stidham promoted to sergeant at Marysville patrol post

Stidham Trooper Stacy

COLUMBUS — Trooper Stacy L. Stidham was promoted to the rank of sergeant Thursday by Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Paul A. Pride during a ceremony at the Patrol’s Academy. 

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Campbell-Shamblin wins Bellefontaine Intermediate spelling bee

BIS Spelling Bee Winners

STERLING and CAMPBELL-SHAMBLIN

Bellefontaine Intermediate School student Tegan Campbell-Shamblin was named the winner of the school’s spelling bee this week by correctly spelling the championship word, “daunted.” 

Fellow fifth-grader Cooper Sterling was the runner-up. Both pupils will compete at the Logan County Spelling Bee in January. 

In total, 23 BIS fifth-grade students competed at the school’s annual spelling bee. The competition lasted for 12 rounds, with Tegan and Cooper as the only participants in the last four rounds.

Also in January, Tegan will take an online spelling and vocabulary test to attempt to qualify for the next level in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Non-injury crash reported on C.R. 10

LoCoSheriff Star

Deputies cited Charles A. Gilliam, 22, of Bellefontaine, for failure to control following a non-injury crash about 8:50 p.m. Thursday on County Road 10. 

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