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Battle of the Badges winner


Saul Bauer, Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities superintendent, right, presents a traveling trophy to Logan County Sheriff Andrew J. Smith after the sheriff's office was named the second winner of the Battle of the Badges blood drive hosted by the LCBDD. Blood donors were asked to vote for their favorite hometown hero. The first winner of the contest was the Bellefontaine Fire Department. The next agency blood drive is slated is noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 10.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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Logan Hills 1963


The Logan Hills Class of 1963 convened for its 50th graduation anniversary at the Plaza Inn, Mt.  Victory. Attendees included, from left, seated: Janet Wagner Bailey, Nancy Wirick Kerns, Ruby Hone  Brenner, Carolyn Park Gilcrest, Polly Long Lord, Pamela Stanley Wilson and Cherie Zimmerman  Brugler; and standing: Norman Stanley, Marilyn Havens Kaffenbarger, Marjorie Lockwood Rohrer,  Joyce Bateman Moore, Michael De Vault, Robert Reames, James Shirk, Frank Slemmons, James  Miller, Dianne Reams, Kathy Bible Horton, Linda Stratton Stevenson, Douglas Voss and Ivon Brugler.inflatable bounce houses.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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A featured quilt, Memoir, at Saturday’s Adriel School’s quilt auction has a top made of 4,250 pieces by Eve Haupt, of Bloomington, Ind. The Union Center Amish from Nappanee, Ind., completed the quilt. The weekend starts today with a preview of all 91 quilts and other items up for auction, a mini auction at 6:30 p.m. and entertainment from the Mad River Theater Works at 7:15 p.m. Saturday kicks off at 8 a.m. with breakfast and the auction at 10 a.m. (EXAMINER PHOTO | JOEL E. MAST)

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013

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Academic honors


Thirteen students were recently inducted into the Indian Lake Middle School Academic Hall of Fame. Pictured are, from the left, first row: Emma Powers, William Mitchell Schwieterman, Victoria Wauben, Katlyn Bowsher, Andrew Hulbert and Dalton Faler; and second row: Emily Walters, Nate Kaffenbarger, Rachel Kimmel, Tyler Reprogle, Alex Jacobs, Dylan Albright and Molly Schulz. In order to be eligible for this honor, students must maintain a 3.8 GPA, a 98 percent attendance rate, not have any excessive discipline issues, and have been enrolled at ILMS 70 percent of the semesters during grades 5 through 8. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Friday, 18 October 2013

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Tuneful tradition


A fall tradition continues this year at Indian Lake High School, where the marching band makes its way through the hallways during the  last 15 minutes of school each Friday during football season. As they play the Laker Fight Songand staff and students line the hallways,  school spirit is raised to a whole new level and they create an environment of high expectations for the game, school officials state. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

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CCS poster winners rewarded by firefighters


Firefighters with the Bellefontaine Fire Department recently visited Calvary Christian School to conclude a fire safety poster contest.


CCS students in grades 3-4 who won the contest were rewarded with a pizza party and ride in the fire truck. Those students included Brooklyn Horner, Abby Jenkins, Peyton Knight, Isaac Reinhard, Blake Wish and Emma Patton.
In addition, poster winners for grades K5 through 2 included Ronan Slemmons, Marina Fox, Ailyn Martin, Christian Rogan, Kari Gantz, Kayla Sellars, Owen Sellars, Evan Patton and Jace Caudill.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

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Raider NHS tapping


Benjamin Logan High School recently conducted National Honor Society tapping ceremonies at the  school. New members are, from the left, first row: honorary members Mary Peitsmeyer, Shari Rice and  Dana Henry, and NHS members Alex Brewer, Brady Bechtel, Todd Coleman, Mack Horton, Tayler  Rose, Brittany Burton, Jenna Hardin, Kessie Rose, and Ian Fogle; second row: Alexis Oakes, Timon  Mannings, Isaac Bednarki, Logan McPherson, Haley Gibson, Shelby Greer, Carrie Leese, David  Watson, Taylor Miller, Hailey Thomas, Davis Bowers and Jessica Rutan; and third row: Katharine  Adams, Haley Baker, Caitlyn Baird, Catherine Sullivan, Krystal Null, Tesia Deardurff, Hannah Craig,  Josh Hardman, T.J. Fink, Josh Hill, Austin Cline, Kylee Gill, Darien King and Camille Watson. Selection  for National Honor Society is based on the criteria of scholarship, leadership, service and character.  Formal inductions take place at the NHS County Banquet Oct. 22 at Indian Lake High School.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 October 2013

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ILHS SADD officers named


Peers have selected 2013-14 officers for the Indian Lake High School SADD chapter. They are, from left, kneeling: Patricia Van Oss, member at large; and Ashley Wall, treasurer; and standing: Aunna Osborne, president; Brianna Beaty, secretary; and Tyler Butterfield, vice president. Indian Lake High School and SADD are committed to keeping students safe on the road and are participating in Celebrate My Drive, with a chance to win $100,000 and possibly a concert by Grammy award winner Kelly Clarkson. Students can commit to the chapter goal by logging into between Oct. 18 and 26.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 October 2013

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