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Riverside royalty


Justin Weeks, son of Gary and Juanita Weeks of DeGraff, and Cahlina Castallante, daughter of Mario and Tonya Castallante of DeGraff, were crowned Riverside High School’s 2014 Prom king and queen, respectively, Saturday during festivities at the Huntsville Event Center. (PHOTO | RIVERSIDE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Monday, 05 May 2014

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Shine on


Shine FM Christian radio station of Bellefontaine and Kenton celebrated its second anniversary with a
banquet Thursday night at the First Church of God followed by a concert featuring Love and The
Outcome. Bellefontaine resident Shannon Maier of Journey Living Ministries, center, poses with group
members, Jodi King, left, and her husband, Chris Rademaker prior to the concert. The Canadian
natives live in Nashville, Tenn., and recently won the New Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Record
Song of the Year and Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year at the GMA Canada’s Covenant Awards for
their debut single, He is With Us. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MIRIAM BAIER)

Last Updated on Friday, 02 May 2014

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FCA members honored for their leadership


Calvary Christian Middle School and High School students recently attended the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Marquee event, where they were honored for their leadership in the organization.

Participants included Tyler Reinhard, Maddie McGliss, Makayla Hartley, Katie Thompson, Audrey,  Slemmons and Andrew Reinhard.

This year, the FCA also recognized Ohio State University football team starting offensive center Corey Linsley with the Collegian Award for his willingness to share the gospel.  

Former OSU All-American Randy Gradishiar was honored as the National FCA award winner. Mr. Gradishiar was recognized for his continued involvement in FCA with the Denver Broncos.

Students had a chance to meet Mr. Linsley at the event,

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 May 2014

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Bellefontaine City Schools’ annual Fine Arts Festival begins today at 5 p.m. when artwork may be viewed until the 7 p.m. formal concert featuring middle school and high school musical groups. ABOVE: Several large papier mache statues, including this giraffe statue by student Courtney Ames, are part of the festival. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Bellefontaine High School senior Erin Levine, created this charcoal drawing of a soldier. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | MANDY LOEHR)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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8-year-old makes Locks of Love donation


City resident Rihanna Fullerton, 8, recently made a hair donation to Locks of Love at the Kut ‘N Loose salon, 212 E. Sandusky Ave.

Stylist Krista Pickering provided her hair cut. The second-grader said she wanted to make the donation to help kids who didn’t have hair to be happy.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014

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ILMS competing in Penny War


Indian Lake Middle School students are participating in a Penny War during their lunch to raise money for the school district’s mini Relay For Life event, slated for May 14.

Students drop change into their grade level bucket for the competition. The winning grade level will receive an ice cream treat at lunchtime.


Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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CCS students attend Youth in Government program


Several Calvary Christian High School students recently attended the Youth in Government program at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.

Participants included Makayla Hartley, Nathalie Thompson, Amanda Koons, Mallory Leach, Maddie McGillis, Peter Printz and Noah Taylor. Ryan Hyde, social studies teacher, accompanied the students.

This program is sponsored by the West Virginia Youth Leadership Association and offers students the opportunity to see first-hand how state government officials represent their constituents. The students served in different capacities, such as chaplain, senator, representative, president of the senate and lobbyist.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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Spring landscaping


Barb Topp, left, of New Bremen, spreads mulch Monday with her daughter Stacy Walterbusch at Ms. Walterbusch’s Chillicothe Avenue residence. The women planted strawberries Monday afternoon and had planted flowers and were mulching by the evening. (EXAMINER PHOTO | NATE SMITH)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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