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Poster contest winners


Calvary Christian School students, from the left, fourth-grader Helena Burns, second-grader Thomas Heater, third-graders Megan Gunnett and Karys Varner, K-5 student Sophia Porter and first-grader Lily Studebaker were the winners of the Bellefontaine Fire Department’s annual fire safety poster contest at CCS. The pupils were treated to a pizza lunch and ride on the fire department trucks. (PHOTO | CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Grand prize winner


Benjamin Frey of Huntsville was selected as the grand prize winner of’s 15th anniversary sweepstakes and he won a 2015 Jeep Wrangler. It was presented to him Monday on the campus of OSU Lima, where he is a student. He entered the event after purchasing a textbook from the company. His was one of 22,000 entries. (PHOTO | SUBMITTED)

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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Harvest of Talent and Giving


Riverside eighth-grader Spencer Hughes serves pumpkin desserts made by community members during the Harvest of Talent and Giving event at Riverside Schools on Tuesday evening. Community members made chili and desserts while students entered decorated pumpkins and competed in a talent show to win prizes in the annual autumn event. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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ILHS SADD hosts blood drive Nov. 6


Representatives from the Community Blood Center in Dayton gave a presentation to the Indian Lake High School student body Tuesday detailing the guidelines for giving blood. 
The Indian Lake High School SADD Chapter hosts a Community Blood Center blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the auxiliary gym. 
To register for the blood drive, visit and enter code 385. Tips for being ready to give blood include: eating a good dinner and breakfast, drinking plenty of water, and making sure you are feeling well the day of donation. Donors must be at least 16 years of age, have a signed parent consent form and weigh at least 110 pounds. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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McStaff Night service



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Students and parents came out to eat and support Indian Lake Elementary School Tuesday evening during McStaff Night at McDonalds of Russells Point to benefit the school’s Summer Reading Program. 
Teachers, principals, and staff manned the drive-thru, took orders and served food. Reading guru FisherWoman Frieda made an appearance to sell cookies and encourage reading all year long. 
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

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WL-S students support children’s cancer group


West Liberty-Salem student councils recently sponsored a Hats Off for Cancer Day, raising $527 for the organization benefiting children with cancer.

Students donated $1 to wear the hat of their choice throughout the day.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014

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Examining the course


Father and son Michael and Kelbin Hill of Bellefontaine participated in the recent Reebok Spartan Race in Cumberland, taking on mud and obstacles with the Examiner in tow.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014

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BHS 1949


The Bellefontaine High School Class of 1949 gathered recently for its 65-year reunion at the Hershberger residence for a meal. Attendees included, from left, row one: Bev Fogt Focht, Jane Nichol Lautenbach, Donna Short Barton, Dorothy Moore Notestine, Lois Buchenroth Holycross and Marty Miller Rogan; and row two: Elaine Carey, Laura Thomas Wynn, Dee McBride Mustain, Carol Keith Smith, Pete Spang and Ted Messner.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 October 2014

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