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Russ Weiser dead at 68

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Former Logan County Sheriff’s Deputy James Russell “Russ” Weiser died Tuesday in his home after a three-year fight with cancer. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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UPDATE: Hit-skip suspect released on bond

An Urbana woman was bound over to the Logan County Common Pleas Court to face at least two charges for allegedly driving a car that struck and killed Marine Gunnery Sgt. Monica Plank on Feb. 16.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Sanford, Daring buy longtime DeGraff funeral home

DeGraff’s funeral home since 1868 will undergo a name and ownership change, but it will continue to be operated by a village native.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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City uses Web site to land cruiser deal

Bellefontaine has used govdeals.com to rid itself of unneeded equipment for the past several years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Shoffstall expanding services

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Ryan Shoffstall, owner of Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview, has purchased the former Smith-Eichholtz Funeral Home, previously known as Van Horn Funeral Home, at 115 N. Main St., Lakeview.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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CORS sequestration cuts restored

PIQUA — The Council on Rural Services reports that the Omnibus funding bill passed by Congress in January will help to restore the previous 5.27 percent funding cuts that affected Head Start programs nationwide during the federal sequestration last year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Summonses issued for child endangering

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Cecil R. Potter, 28, and Danielle A. Wages, 29, of 5699 E. State Route 274, Rushsylvania, each was issued a summons for child endangering Tuesday after deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office observed “deplorable” conditions at their residence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014

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Back in jail again

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in the Feb. 4, 2012, edition of the Bellefontaine Examiner.

Yep, old Russ Weiser's back in jail again.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 February 2014

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