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A view from above



Mac McGinnis of Mac McGinnis Media lands a quadcopter drone after taking aerial videos Wednesday afternoon of the construction at the Logan County Courthouse. The remote controlled helicopter is mounted with a small camera that shoots video and still photos. He uses the drone to capture overhead images for real estate companies, during weddings, commercials, various events and other activities. Click here to view the video on Vimeo. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)


Last Updated on Thursday, 06 August 2015

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Friday night’s cloud cover provided a unique backdrop for views of the Blue Moon as seen over Russells Point. (EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS)

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Blooms abound


This week’s sunny weather and warmer temperatures have fared well for the West Liberty Community Garden, located at the north end of the village along U.S. Route 68 at Township Road 189, which is pictured Thursday. Members of the West Liberty Garden Club tend to the garden, which currently features many flowers in bloom, such as coneflowers, black-eyed Susans, daisies, daylilies, phlox and others. The late Dr. H.L. Mikesell, a U.S. Army physician, helped to attain the cannons that are located in the space, which also serves as a memorial to local veterans. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Last Updated on Friday, 24 July 2015

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Youth dulcimer clubs to play at Indian Lake, state fair


The Riverside Dulcimer Club and the Home Strings Dulcimer Club have combined for two summer performances.
The first performance will be at Art on the Beach at 2 p.m. Aug. 2 at Old Field Beach. The youth group will follow the performance of the Mad River Valley Dulcimer Society.
Then Aug. 4, they will perform from 12:50 to 1:30 p.m. at the Ohio State Fair on the Department of Natural Resources Stage following the lumberjack show.  
Students have been preparing throughout the summer and will play traditional folk and fiddle songs.  
Members of the dulcimer clubs include Kyleigh Duff, Kiera Lambert, Sadie Hughes, Ava Cole, Zachary Duff, Alexis Lambert, Philip Davie, Katelyn Cole, Xienna Café, Jadzia Café, Ezra Davie, Titus Davie, Brendan Duff, Qaizyn Café, Rivvyn Café. The youths are directed by Leanna George. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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Fair lights


The Logan County Fairgrounds midway, grandstand and track are illuminated in these night photos taken with a camera mounted to a drone. (PHOTO | MAC McGINNIS)

Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015

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Vintage vantage point


The annual Keels and Wheels event at the Russells Point Harbor on Saturday featured more than 20 vintage wooden boats, hot rods, vintage trucks and classic cars. Wacky Harborfest is set Saturday, Aug. 1, beginning with a parade at 10:30 a.m. and Wacky Boat races at noon. Call 843-5392 to register parade entries. (EXAMINER PHOTO | BRADEN MCGLON)

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Portrait painting


Area resident Anjuar Calderone paints a silhouetted cutout self-portrait Friday during a reception for students and their families following LoCo Art’s week-long mixed media arts residency taught by Columbus artist educator Duarte Brown at Union Station, 613 Hamilton St. Students learned new artistic techniques, including airbrushing and wood burning, in the free workshop. LoCo Art also offers another free workshop Sept. 25-27 for youths ages 7-14 when Indiana stunt artist Sam Bartlett offers a weekend of storytelling and visual arts. To register, visit (PHOTO | LOCO ART)

Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015

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