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Jordon Houchins of Bellefontaine waits for his son Blake, 5, to reach the top of a jungle gym at Mary Rutan Park on Wednesday afternoon after heavy rains earlier in the day gave way to clear skies and balmy weather ideal for a father-son trip to the park. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Wet Wednesday


Boys sit on the railing Wednesday afternoon as the Possum Run Creek rushes through a new drainage tile in Mary Rutan Park. Heavy rains in early April have caused water levels to rise in creeks like Possum Run, but no significant flooding has yet been reported. There is a chance of thunderstorms tonight and into early Friday. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 April 2015

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Bowl benefit


Freshman Nakiah Dague paints a design on one of dozens of bowls designed by Indian Lake High School art students for a fundraising ice cream social from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the art room at the high school. Buy a bowl for $5 and fill it with ice cream and toppings. Proceeds go to Our Daily Bread of Indian Lake. The ceramics class project was made possible in part by a $500 Logan County Education Foundation grant, with which art teacher Erin Miller purchased an additional pottery wheel for the classroom. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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Carrying the cross


A cross is carried through the sanctuary of the Bellefontaine First United Methodist Church at the start of the Community Good Friday service.The Way of the Cross, normally an outdoor event at nearby Brown Park, took place in the church’s fellowship hall prior to the service. (EXAMINER PHOTO | JOEL E. MAST)

Last Updated on Saturday, 04 April 2015

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


West Liberty-Salem music department presented the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang this weekend. The cast included, from left, Isaac Loffing, Jocelyn Wilson, Sierra McCall and Hunter Miller as members of the Potts family. (PHOTO | JIM HOFFMAN)

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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Grocery games


Brent Fromm, second from the left, and others participate in a “Minute to Win It” grocery bagging competition during the recent RTC Employment Services’ Employer Recognition Breakfast at the Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities office, 1851 W. State Route 47. RTC Employment Services clients and their employers also teamed up for other games following the meal. Associates then passed out certificates of appreciation to long-time employers in the community. (PHOTO | LOGAN COUNTY BOARD OF DD)

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015

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Animal discoveries



A Calvary Christian School student shares his science fair project with judges during the fourth- and fifth-grade science fair this week at the school. The theme of the projects revolved around God and the creation of animals. Each student selected a verse that pertained to their project. Results of the judging are as follows: fourth-grade — Abby Jenkins, first; Natalie Angus, second; Gabe Salmonowicz, third; Helena Burns, fourth; and fifth-grade — Emma Patton, first place; Alexxie West, second; Lexi Cronkleton, third; Garrett Heater, fourth. (PHOTO | CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)


Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015

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Living characters


George Washington, left, played by Indian Lake Middle School fifth-grader Trenton Stringfellow, delivers a speech during a recent Living Wax Museum project in the school cafeteria by advanced language arts fifth-graders. Each of the students selected a famous person, read a biography and wrote a short speech. For the Living Wax Museum event, parents, pupils or teachers walked up to the actors, who would deliver their speech and then freeze. Other famous Americans portrayed by students included Michael Jordan, Adam Sandler, Rachel Carson, John F. Kennedy, Harry Truman, Pocahontas, Abraham Lincoln, Annie Oakley and Wyatt Earp. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015

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