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Jazz pianist concert May 4

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Submitted StoryIn the final concert of their 2013-2014 piano series, the Champaign County Arts Council will present jazz pianist Mark Flugge.The concert will be held at the Arts Council gallery, 119 Miami St., Urbana, at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 4.Tickets are $10 each and are available at the Arts Council, as well as The Peoples Savings Bank and The Medicine Shoppe.Flugge is a well-known pianist, composer, educator and bandleader in central Ohio. He is a jazz faculty member at Ohio State University, Capital University Conservatory of Music, and Jazz Arts Groups’ Jazz Academy. For more information, visit his website at www.markflugge.com.

 

Driver in fatal hit-skip pleads not guilty

By Nick Waltonnwalton@civitasmedia.comBELLEFONTAINE – A Mutual woman accused of killing a Marine with her vehicle pleaded not guilty to charges this week.Holly J. Fowler, 26, of 5939 School St., appeared in the Logan County Common Pleas Court Wednesday for an arraignment hearing. She pleaded not guilty to charges of failure to stop after an accident and tampering with evidence, both third-degree felonies stemming from a Feb. 16 hit-skip ...

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Trial continued for robbery co-defendant

By Nick Waltonnwalton@civitasmedia.comThe trial for a co-defendant in an armed robbery was postponed until June on Thursday.During a final pretrial hearing for Nachole L. Griffin, the May 6 trial was moved to June 3 and 4. This change was made after defense counsel Linda Cushman filed a motion for continuance Thursday.Griffin is charged with complicity in the commission of robbery stemming from a July 24, 2013, robbery at Lil’...

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Detwiler/Pemberton

Heather Renee Detwiler of Gulfport, MS, and James Roger Pemberton of Gulfport, MS, plan to be married at 2:30 p.m. June 21 at Naval Construction Battalion Center Chapel, Gulfport, MS.The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School and an Equipment Operator Constructionman Apprentice in the United States Seabees. She is the daughter of Kimberly Kay Detwiler of Mechanicsburg.The bridegroom-to-be is a 2013 graduate of Twin Valley South High School, West Alex...

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WL-S board preps for new assistant treasurer

By Casey S. Elliottcelliott@civitasmedia.comWEST LIBERTY – West Liberty-Salem Local Schools’ board approved hiring a new assistant treasurer to replace its retiring assistant treasurer at its Tuesday meeting.The board also approved Ruscilli Construction Company of Columbus as the Construction Manager at Risk (CMR) for the district’s building renovation project. District voters approved a combined 27-year, $7.55 million proper...

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New OSU Extension expert working with growers to reduce nutrient loads

Submitted StoryA new soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is looking for a few good growers to help update fertility recommendations for Ohio soybeans.Steve Culman, a newly hired Ohio State University Extension specialist in soil fertility, is part of a team of college experts seeking soybean growers to participate in a project to look at phosphorus and potassium in soybean...

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April sunshine brings good times

Six-year-old Nathan Foster gives his dog Molly a treat at Fido’s Field dog park, part of Melvin Miller park, on Thursday afternoon. She sat after he gave the command and received her due reward.Canada geese, gathering at the Melvin Miller Park pond, peck in the lush spring grass on Thursday afternoon.

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Students advance to National Conference in Orlando

Submitted StorySixteen Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Health Technology students will attend a national leadership conference, as competitors and elected officers, this June in Orlando, Fla.Students enrolled in the Health Technology program competed against 900 other students for a shot at competing at the national level.Hi-Point students competing at the conference include:•Dustin Wooten (West Liberty-Salem) – Medical Law ...

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