Belle Center Poppy Queen

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Willard Stout Post 266 American Legion Auxiliary of Belle Center has selected Haidyn Bruce as the 2015 Poppy Queen. Haidyn, 7, is a daughter of Meagan Johnson of Bellefontaine and Ashton Bruce of Lorain, and granddaughter of Tracy Daniels of Belle Center. She is a first-grader at Bellefontaine Elementary School. She will be out in the village along with other volunteers Saturday in conjunction with the auxiliary’s poppy drive, the proceeds of which benefit veterans. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

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Art buddies

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Members of the Mad River Theater Works acting troupe finished up their fifth annual residency program at the Benjamin Logan Elementary School with five performances of the mini play Art Buddies. Third-grade students of art teacher Darrin Reese developed a play with sets and costumes, which they performed for other classes on Friday and Monday. The residency was made possible by a grant through LoCo Art, the National Art Education Association and the Ohio Arts Council, Mr. Reese said. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

 

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MILKY WAY MORNING

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Conditions were ideal just before sunrise Thursday morning for this image of the Milky Way galaxy above Indian Lake to be captured by local photographer Braden McGlone. More of Mr. McGlone’s photos can be viewed on Instagram @bradenmcglone. (PHOTO | BRADEN McGLONE)

 

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Award winners announced at All City Strings Concert

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Several Bellefontaine City Schools students received awards at the 17th annual All City Strings Concert Wednesday evening.  The concert featured BCS orchestra students in grades 3- 12. Most Improved Awards were presented to Emma Smith, Breanna Kennedy and Michael Coakley. Josh Robbins received the Director’s Award, and Sakura Kawakami received the National Orchestra Award. (PHOTOS SUBMITTED)

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Mushroom discovery

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Wayce Varian, left, and Slayde Wilcoxon of Bellefontaine show the 25 pounds of morel mushrooms they found recently in Logan County. (PHOTO |SUBMITTED) 

 

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