5 generations

5 gen. Oppy

The Oppy family includes five generations. Shown are great-great-grandmother Helen Oppy of Bellefontaine who is holding great- great-granddaughter Patricia Conger. With them are clockwise from the bottom left, mother Veronica Conger of Findlay; grandmother Kim Smith of Findlay; and great-grandfather Don Oppy of Dayton. (SUBMITTED PHOTO_

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Timber

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Employees of the local company Brown’s Lawn and Tree LLC, along with a bucket truck from Jeremy’s S&S Tree Service and Stump Removal of Lima, fell a large tree in the 500 block of Washington Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

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Dance Fuzion competes at Rainbow Dance event

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Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine and Ada competed March 18–20 at the Rainbow Dance Competition at Capitol Theater in Columbus. Results are as follows:  Solo awards — Jasmine Gordon, jazz, platinum; Hannah Suman, jazz, platinum and NYC Dance Experience Invite; Kylie Adams, lyrical, platinum; Aundrea Foulk, musical theater, high gold.  Duet, trio awards — Hannah Suman, Sierra Kerns, jazz duet, high gold, third overall; Hannah Suman, Jasmine Gordon, Dylan Harper, lyrical trio, high gold, second overall; Hannah Suman, Emma Suman, jazz duet, platinum, fifth overall.  Group awards — Hannah Hites, Katie Theis, Jasmine Gordon, Hannah Suman, jazz small group, high gold, third overall; Hannah Suman, Jasmine Gordon, Sierra Kerns, Dylan Harper, tap small group, high gold, NYC Dance Experience Invite; Kylie Adams, Aundrea Foulk, Katelynn Craig, Hannah Suman, Jasmine Gordon, Sierra Kerns, Hannah Hites, Katie Theis, Dylan Harper, musical theater, platinum, fourth overall and Judge’s Funtastic Award. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

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Girl scout recognition

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Logan County Girl Scout troops annually put together a gift basketfor the first baby girl born on or after the birthday of Girl Scouts, March 12. This year’s newest Girl Scout — Madison Ariana Rausch— was born at 8:58 a.m., Tuesday, March 15, 2016. She was 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was born to Jessica and Derrick Rausch of Belle Center. Pictured are, from left, Natalie Frost, Alicia Jenkins, Jessica Rausch and baby Madison; and Mikala Poll. (PHOTO | DANIELLE JENKINS)
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Mac-A-Cheek contributions

Mac A Cheek food drive

Students and staff members from Mac-A-Cheek Learning Center carry canned goods to Lutheran Community Services, 233 Oakland Square, Bellefontaine, following a recent food drive conducted at the school. A total of 450 items were collected during the effort that was hosted in conjunction with a study about communities. At the food pantry, pupils also were provided with an overview of how the facility operates. (PHOTO | MAC-A-CHEEK LEARNING CENTER)
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