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Christmastime together




AChristmas gathering in Bellefontaine brought together five generations of a local family. Klayten Chamberlain, 6, of Mt. Victory, center, is pictured clockwise, from the bottom left, with his mother Mallory Linebaugh; great-grandmother Linda Jennings of Bellefontaine; great-great-grandmother Phyllis Brunson of Bellefontaine; and grandmother Carol Wagner of Mt. Victory.



Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Late break out



Ben Joseph of Belle Printing Co. shovels the walk in front of the Main Street business today after a significant overnight snow. Prior to the recent snows, residents and businesses have had little reason to break out their shovels to clear walks and drives. (EXAMINER PHOTO | JOEL E. MAST)


Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

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Generations of Buckeye fans


A new addition to the Troyer family is continuing the tradition of supporting the OSU Buckeyes. Keaton Shiflett of Columbia, S.C., is pictured at center during a recent gathering, surrounded by four other generations of his family, clockwise from the bottom left, his great-great-grandfather, Robert T. Troyer of Belle Center; grandfather Ron Troyer of Bellefontaine; great-grandfather Robert D. Troyer of Port Charlotte, Fla.; and mother Samantha Shiflett of Columbia, S.C.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 January 2016

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Magical performance

ben-logan-band-at-disney-worldThe Benjamin Logan High School marching band traveled to the Magic Kingdom at Disney World in Orlando, Fla., after Christmas andmarched down Main Street USA this week under the direction of Myles Bowers. The band makes the trek every four years. (PHOTO | BENJAMIN LOGAN SCHOOLS)




Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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Five generations


Members of the Faler Clinehens family gathered recently for a five generation photo, including seated, from left: Gertrude Faler Clinehens of Quincy, her great-great granddaughter, Taylor Duff of Huntsville, her daughter, Bonnie Cowan of Belle Center and great-great-granddaughter Annabelle Duff of Huntsville; standing: her great-grandson, Ross Duff and granddaughter Renee Duff, both of Huntsville.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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Spherion donates to Union Station of Logan County


     Spherion Staffing Services, 100 Clarkston Ave., recently donated $1,000 to Union Station of Logan County, 613 Hamilton St., as part of its annual Community Give Back program.

     Spherion Bellefontaine franchise owners Bob and Grace Schulte and President Carol Russell selected Union Station as its local program recipient to support the faith-based community center’s recreation, education and outreach initiatives benefiting Logan County residents and their families. 


     “Through the impactful results it achieves every day, Union Station shares our commitment to making Bellefontaine a better place to live and work,” Ms. Russell said. 


     “We are thrilled to honor this quality organization as part of our Community Give Back program, and we look forward to exploring new opportunities throughout the coming year to further improve business and social health across the entire region.” 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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Statehouse performers



The Bellefontaine Examiner accompanied the Riverside Dulcimer Club and Home Strings Dulcimer Club students to their performance at the Ohio Statehouse earlier this month. The local groups, directed by Leanna George, performed as part of the Statehouse Holiday Performances concert series. Aprevious picture featured in the Examinershowed Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) greeting the local students for the event.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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WL-S inducts new NHS members


West Liberty–Salem High School’s National Honor Society Chapter recently hosted an induction ceremony for new members, with the theme “Adventure is out there” with Tray Huntsman as guest speaker. The new members include, from the left, first row: Gabrielle Spencer, Mallory Leach, Sophia Farquharson, Sierra McCall, Allison Boggs, Samantha Olbrysh, Morgan Freyhof, Milkalia McIntosh, Ashley Buck, Hunter Muirhead and Katie Hartsel; second row: Cassidy Stephan, Victoria Secor, Kelby Strapp, Kiana Reames, Alexa Smith, Ashley Rabenstein, Caylee Karg, Olivia Ames and Claire Harr; and third row: Luke Woods, Connor Glock, Isaac Kauffman, Joshua Cordell, Connor Motzko, Zechariah Gluckle, Sylas Ray, Camille Whitcraft, Melinda Bailey and Lauren Hostetler. Grace Buschur is not pictured. Advisers are Surena Neer and Brandie Roberts. Each candidate had to complete two service hours to be inducted and were selected because they represent the four core values of the National Honor Society: scholarship, leadership, service and character.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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