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STEM challenges students

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Benjamin Logan High School STEM Club students Cole Weidman and Connor Hill attach motors to a frame which will become a robot that they hope will efficiently pick up and place yellow blocks into baskets at the First Tech Challenge contests this winter. FTC teaches students the value of hard work, innovation and creativity, working together, sharing ideas and treating each other with respect and dignity. (PHOTO SUBMITTED)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

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Full moon fun

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Zanesfield Full Moon Festival organizer Heather Clapsaddle, center right, looks around prior to announcing winners of the costume contest at Helen Wonders Blue Park on Saturday evening. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013

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Costume winners

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Winners of the Logan County Historical Society’s Kidfest costume contest are, from left, Elise Young, cutest; Aubrey Harmon, best overall; Austin Lamb, scariest; and Gracie Todd, most original. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Monday, 28 October 2013

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An American friend in Paris

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Diana and Chuck Gamble of DeGraff made friends in Paris with a man from Colorado who took this photo of them with the Examinerat the Eiffel Tower and emailed it to them upon their return, when they discovered they’d lost their camera holding more than 500 irreplaceable photos. The Gambles toured Paris with Benjamin Logan graduate Heather Mortimer-Charoy, a resident of Paris. They traveled by train to Clermont-Ferrand, located in the volcanic region in south-central France, and onto Geneva, Switzerland, before returning to Paris.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 October 2013

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Reading buddies

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Officer Blake Kenner of the Bellefontaine Police Department, right, reads a book with Bellefontaine Elementary School student Reagan Standley. Officer Kenner, along with Officer Roger Hager and Sgt. Ed Peters, each read to students in Christa Hammond’s first-grade classroom on a weekly basis through a new initiative that was started this school year. Reagan is a daughter of Bellefontaine Police Chief Brandon Standley, and Mrs. Hammond worked with the police chief to set up the arrangement. “The kids love reading with the officers each week,” Mrs. Hammond said. (PHOTO | BELLEFONTAINE CITY SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Friday, 25 October 2013

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Rainy day parade

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Ridgemont High School hosted their homecoming parade Wednesday evening, which concluded at the football field, where a powder puff football game was played. The Gophers will play Upper Scioto Valley for their homecoming football game at 7 p.m. Friday. (PHOTO | TRACI GRAY-MILLER)

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 October 2013

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Ridgemont royalty

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Ridgemont High School marks its homecoming with a game Friday against Upper Scioto Valley. Members of the court are, from left: freshman attendants Ashley Robinson and Cameron Smith; sophomores Taylor Hardin and Levi Allen; queen and king candidates Taylor Knapp and Chris Weyant, Katie Furer and Zane Connolly and Sidney Arseneau and Eddie Lightner; and juniors Autumn Critchfield and Ryan Johnson. A coronation ceremony begins at 6:45 p.m. Saturday at Ridgemont Elementary School in Mt. Victory followed by a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. (KENTON TIMES PHOTO | DAN ROBINSON)

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 October 2013

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FALL COAT

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Landscaping around Brown Park along east Sandusky Avenue received an early coating of snow today as morning snow showers dusted the landscape throughout Logan County, the first of the fall season. (EXAMINER PHOTO | NATE SMITH)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 October 2013

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