- Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Mandy Brazzle and her daughter Mandalynn, at right, stopped by Mary Rutan Park for free hot dogs and interaction with the Bellefontaine Police Department and its Citizens’ Police Academy on Friday evening during an outreach event at the park. The Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District also had another installment of its movie series later in the evening, showing the film The BFG about a girl and a big, friendly giant. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)
Melissa Marino, kneeling, and Tammy Gump, of the Logan County Chapter of the American Association of University Women, measure the height of a post as Dave Gump steadies it and Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District employee Jay Clement assists on Wednesday evening. The AAUW is installing a book walk along the wooded loop of the trail at Southview Park that will feature a different children’s book each month, aimed at getting kids outdoors, walking and reading. The projec is nearly complete and the women plan to have a dedication event in the near future, Marino, the chapter president, said. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)
Members of the Bellefontaine High School Class of 1967 gathered the evening of June 24 at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport to celebrate their 50th reunion. Classmates traveled from Florida, Texas, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Michigan, Wisconsin, Oklahoma and Iowa to attend. Pictured are, from the left, first row: Robin Zupp Hesson, Mary Anne Sack Kelley, Cindy Augustine Townley, Mike Kennedy, Sharon Greene Kegg, Cheryl Green Campbell, Mick Detrick and Darlene Stratton Hinton; second row: Mark Easton, Jim Heath, Suzy Tapp, Mary Cartwright Delfts, Celynn Link Taylor, Linda Miller Blessing, Cheri Thompson Osteen, Susan Shafer Chiles, Nancy Wilcox Kauffman and Mary Jo Weymouth Keptner; third row: John Buchenroth, Paul Aldo, Janice Kelly, John Beach, Joyce Kelly Leister, Susi Van Hyning Mackesy, Mary Makemson Huffman, Shirley Gillen Miller, Tammy Tallman Pellington, Sherry Casey Kaylor and Susan Milrohy Schrock; and fourth row: Jim Branscom, Dan Dyer, Jeff Zupp, Wally Munz, Linda Matthews, Fred Brackney, Ronna Turner Maciejewski, Charlie Reed, Julie Pusey Richardson, Rick Pemberton, Mike Vicario, Karla Fultz Roller, Bev Hatcher Wallace, Russ Hall, Jean McPherson Shultz, Diana Hammond Barker, Linda McGinnis, Larry Bush, Mike Vance, Pat Mustaine, LeeAnn Weber Emberling, Carl Columber and Karen Irwin Kennedy. Absent from the photo are Lynn Proctor Anderson and Nancy Pash Scherer.