Motorcyclist killed in Clark County crash

CLARK COUNTY – A Spingfield man was killed Thursday morning in a motorcycle crash on Upper Valley Pike near Ironwood Drive in Clark County, troopers of the Springfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol report. Brandon Sconfienza, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers reported Sconfienza was operating a southbound motorcycle about 5:15 … Read more Motorcyclist killed in Clark County crash

Jail garden cook-out catch-up

Logan County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Missy Davis, left, and former Logan County Jail Administrator Greg Fitzpatrick, who retired earlier this year, reminisce Thursday during the jail’s annual garden harvest cook-out at the 284 S. County Road 32 facility. The luncheon served with the prep work of jail kitchen supervisor Carmen Loudermilk and fellow staff Ashley … Read more Jail garden cook-out catch-up

OHP, Marker elect to part ways before construction phase of building project

The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education voted at their Wednesday evening board of education meeting not to move forward with Marker Inc. as the Construction Manager at Risk for the construction phase of the district’s building and renovation construction project. At the conclusion of the preconstruction phase, the contract between Ohio Hi-Point and … Read more OHP, Marker elect to part ways before construction phase of building project

Virus cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH, NICKY FORSTER and JOCELYN NOVECK Associated Press MISSION, Kan. (AP) — It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt. Now the coronavirus outbreak is heating up fast in smaller cities in the heartland, often in conservative corners of America where anti-mask … Read more Virus cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings

Benches installed along bike path through United Way funding  

Jim Cook, Simon Kenton Pathfinders president; Dave Bezusko, United Way of Logan County executive director; and Carmen Scott and Doug Chivington, Simon Kenton Pathfinders project coordinators; are pictured with one of three new recycled plastic benches that have recently been installed along the bike trail in Logan County between Carter Avenue in Bellefontaine and West … Read more Benches installed along bike path through United Way funding  

Best of Logan County Contest kicks off

Residents invited to pick their favorite businesses, tourist spots Area businesses, service providers and even local landmarks and events will take the spotlight during the next month as the Logan County Visitors Bureau and the Bellefontaine Examiner join together for a Best of Logan County Contest that invites residents to cast their votes for their … Read more Best of Logan County Contest kicks off

MAC returns with 6-game football season starting Nov. 4

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Mid-American Conference, the first major college football league to postpone its season because of the pandemic, became the final one to jump back in, making it 10 out of 10 conferences that will play in the fall. As university presidents in the Big Ten, Pac-12 and … Read more MAC returns with 6-game football season starting Nov. 4

Anna Ruth Reichenbach was active in many community organizations

Partner in Reistman’s store, worked at the library, managed hospital gift shop Anna Ruth Reichenbach, 95, died Sept. 24, 2020, at Lima Memorial Health System. Anna Ruth was born April 27, 1925, in rural Pandora to the late Albert and Pauline (Zimmerly) Lehman.  On April 16, 1949, she married Dale Reichenbach who preceded her in death on March … Read more Anna Ruth Reichenbach was active in many community organizations