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Lions Club donates dictionaries to Tiger fifth graders


Members of the West Liberty Lions Club recently donated dictionaries to all of the West Liberty-Salem fifth graders in memory of former Lions Member Russ Peterson. Lions Club members Mike King, Jake Vitt, Judy Legge, and Nick Mescher presented the dictionaries to students Dylan Lauck, William Motzko, Kierra Gilroy, Michele Smith, Aleah Reed, Emily Hollar, Audrey McGill, Sydney Wesson.


Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014

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CCS Key Club completes Christmas shoe box project


Calvary Christian School’s recently formed Key Club completed a shoe box project for Operation Christmas Child through Samaritan’s Purse. Club members packed shoe boxes full of Christmas gifts that will be sent to children in need around the world. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Biketober bound


The Bellefontaine Examiner recently flew with Margie Hites and Carol and John Early of Indian Lake to St. Augustine, Fla., where the Earlys celebrated their wedding anniversary, visiting daughters, Jill and Ann, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The trio also enjoyed the sights and sounds of the Daytona Beach Biketober Fest.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

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Members of the Bellefontaine Les Fons Show Choir rehearse Wednesday evening in preparation for their cabaret show this weekend. The BHS Music Department presents It’s Just Natural at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door on the night of the show. Doors open at 7 p.m. (PHOTO | BELLEFONTAINE HIGH SCHOOL)

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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CCS begins Key Club chapter

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Impacting driving habits


More than 50 Bellefontaine High School students from the DECA Chapter and DARE participated in an Impact Teen Drivers event Friday at the school. Heidi Deane led the group in the 21⁄2-hour training and explained to participants how to encourage their peers to make positive choices regarding driving and being a passenger in a vehicle. For more information about the organization, visit (PHOTO | BELLEFONTAINE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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Snow day sledding


Youths, front to back, Hayden McCully, 6, Levi Staton, 8, and Rylee McCully, 9, took to the hills Monday at Mary Rutan Park to sled on their first snow day of the school year as their mothers, Staci McCully, left, and April Staton look on. Bellefontaine School District students returned to class today, but their counterparts at Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake, Riverside and West Liberty-Salem got to stay home another day. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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SOAR-ing to the top


From the left, Bellefontaine Intermediate School representatives, Sara Core, fourth-grade, Krista Adelsberger, co-principal, Jennifer Purton, third-grade, and Lynda Holycross, co-principal, hold a banner Monday recognizing the school as a 2014 SOAR Award for High Progress during a ceremony at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The annual awards, presented by Battelle for Kids and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Richard Ross, are designed to acknowledge Ohio schools and districts participating in Battelle for Kids’ SOAR school improvement collaborative for their academic progress in multiple grade levels and subjects. To be a recipient of the 2014 SOAR Award for High Progress, Bellefontaine Intermediate School was among the top schools of all participating SOAR schools, based on 2014 data in mathematics and reading. Schools must have a minimum of six indicators (subjects on the Local Report Card) and be among the top schools for showing above-average student growth. (PHOTO | BELLEFONTAINE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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