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New antique businesses, arson fires change downtown landscape

A flurry of new antique businesses popped up in 2014 as two arson fires just over a week apart caused a stir throughout downtown Bellefontaine.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 December 2014

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Indian Lake levy ups and downs

In May, Indian Lake Schools saw its request for new money from voters defeated again by a count of 1,428 to 1,260. The school district was asking for a five-year, 7.2-mill renewal levy with an increase of $821,000. 

Last Updated on Friday, 26 December 2014

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New museum marks new page in local transportation history

A long blast from a railroad whistle sounded through Bellefontaine in late April as a new page turned on transportation history in Logan County.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 December 2014

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SHERIFF BEAT: Woman, 2 children transported from crash

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Courtney Estep, 22, of Bellefontaine, and two children, ages 3 months and 1 year, were transported by Huntsville squad to Mary Rutan Hospital for treatment of possible injuries following a crash Thursday afternoon.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 December 2014

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Boating incident leads to man’s death, misdemeanor charge

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Lance D. Minnich, 22, of 904 W. County Road 57, Huntsville, was charged with exceeding the weight limit of a watercraft, a fourth-degree misdemeanor, in connection with a Labor Day weekend drowning on Indian Lake that claimed the life of 22-year-old Joshua Keith of rural Bellefontaine.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 December 2014

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LOCAL NOTES: Hilliker YMCA waives joiner fee through Dec. 31

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The Hilliker YMCA, 300 Sloan Blvd., waives its membership joiner fee, a savings of up to $50, for individuals who sign up for membership from Friday through Dec. 31. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 December 2014

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Faith renewed after teen ‘Grinch’ steals Christmas

After the theft of her wallet while substitute teaching at Indian Lake High School, Ann Wildermuth thought her Christmas was over.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 December 2014

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SHERIFF BEAT: Three teens injured in crash

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Three teenagers were injured in a 4:37 p.m. Tuesday crash in the 7900 block of County Road 113, deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office report.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 December 2014

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