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School trip precautions taken because of pertussis outbreak

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Logan County Health District officials provided updates at their Wednesday afternoon meeting about a pertussis outbreak tied to Bellefontaine City Schools that led to extra precautions taken for end-of-the school year activities, including a planned eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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BELLEFONTAINE BEAT: Victim watches suspect run home

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Curtis R. Breneman, 21, of 715 W. Chillicothe Ave., Apt. 5, was charged with attempted burglary after he tried to break in to an Eaton Street residence around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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New antique businesses line downtown street

A  flurry of activity on west Columbus Avenue will see the downtown Bellefontaine street become a hub for antique shoppers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Unique glass restored in downtown facade

Underneath a layer of plywood and coating of unattractive yellow spray paint, construction workers toiling at a downtown building recently found a gem of glasswork.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Tri County, RTC finalizing public transit issues

The Tri County Community Action Commission and RTC boards of directors are working together to try to make the Friday switch in public transportation service providers as smooth as possible.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Virus and stress likely culprits for Indian Lake fish kill

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While the number was fairly significant, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said today the recent fish kill event at Indian Lake was likely an isolated incident caused by a combination of a virus and the natural stress of the recent spawning cycle.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Recommended Camp Myeerah moniker approved

Bellefontaine parks board members Tuesday in a regular meeting agreed on a recommended name for the former Girl Scout Camp Myeerah, and heard from a group of disc golf enthusiasts eager for their local course to re-open.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Mickes slated for parole hearing in July

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Frank Mickes III, 47, who was convicted in 1986 of killing an 82-year-old Huntsville woman in her home, will have a parole hearing in July.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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