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Tax instruction booklets now must be ordered, no longer available locally

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Representatives from the Logan County District Libraries reported this week that the Internal Revenue Service will no longer provide tax instruction booklets to libraries, post offices and other area locations. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Former BHS football coach passes away

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Greg Peitsmeyer, who led Bellefontaine's football program to some of its most glorious years, passed away Wednesday night after a battle with cancer. He was 60.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Suspended driver cited in second crash of the week

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Joe E. Judd, 40, of Rushsylvania, was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance ahead, driving under suspension and fictitious registration following a crash Tuesday morning on County Road 20. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Man lodged on warrants

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Marcus Gant, 25, of Lima, was arrested Wednesday on Franklin County warrants for carrying concealed weapons, possession of dangerous ordnance, tampering with evidence and having weapons under disability after a 4:50 p.m. traffic stop.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Elderly man dies after reported self-inflicted gun shot wound

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Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded about 2:40 p.m. Wednesday to 16098 N. State Route 235, lot 19, Belle Center, on a report of a man who had shot himself. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Delays for Thursday, Jan. 22

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The following schools have delayed or canceled classes as a result of this morning's icy road conditions.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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Cash taken from pet shelter safe

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Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a breaking and entering report at the Top of Ohio Pet Shelter, 2521 N. U.S. Route 68, Bellefontaine, about 6:15 a.m. Tuesday. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 January 2015

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‘Real life’ lessons: Program helps teens rise above at-risk behaviors

Students at each of the Logan County middle schools and high schools have gotten to know a familiar face over the last four years who helps to arm them with strategies to rise above many at-risk behaviors, such as drug and alcohol use to pressure to have sex and bullying. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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