Advanced manufacturing program to begin at BHS

Bellefontaine Chiefs

Bellefontaine City Schools students interested in a career in manufacturing will have the opportunity beginning this coming school year to get a jump start on their future through a new course pathway offered in conjunction with Ohio Hi-Point Career Center. 

  • Written by MANDY LOEHR

UPDATED: Boil water alerts lifted


The boil water advisories in the city have been lifted including east of north and south Heatherhill; east of Newford; south of Brown; all of the Pines areas; east of Lakewood; east of Sandusky from Shortridge to the corporation line; Organ between Eastern and Reservoir; Terrence between Eastern and Reservoir and Reservoir between Terrence and Summit.

Call the Bellefontaine Water Department at 593-6121 for more information.


Trial dates set for Barton, Schindler

Trial dates have been set for the man charged with murder for allegedly beating 5-year-old Michael Barton to death and the girlfriend who authorities say failed to protect the boy.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES

Arsonist gets 4 years in prison despite lawyer’s plea



A convicted arsonist was ordered to spend four years in prison despite his lawyer’s pleas that the man suffered from a mental illness that drove him to seek approval through heroically extinguishing blazes he had set.

  • Written by REUBEN MEES