Upcoming Events


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On Tuesday, Nov. 17, the Logan/Champaign MHDAS Board meets at 5 p.m. in board offices, 1521 N. Detroit St., West Liberty.

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The Board of Directors of the North Central Ohio Solid Waste Management District will have a regular quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Champaign County Community Center, 1512 S. U.S. Route 68, Urbana. For further information regarding this meeting, contact Dennis Baker, NCO SWMD Director, at 419-228-8278 or 800-553-6763, ext. 24.

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Beggars Night is 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 in all Logan County municipalities.

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The Logan County Health District is sponsoring a Dental Clinic (for children ages 0-18 years of age) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 at Union Station, 612 Hamilton St., Bellefontaine. The clinic is made possible with staffing and equipment provided through the Smile Programs Mobile Dentist. Appointments are being scheduled by calling: 937-651-6188.

Educational materials are provided through the Delta Dental Foundation/Brighter Futures Community Grant. Clinic supplies provided by Mary Rutan Hospital and Logan County Health District.

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Flu shots are available at the Logan County Health District during regular immunization clinics. These clinics are held every Thursday morning from 9-11 a.m. In addition on the first and third Thursday of the month there are late clinics available from 2-6 p.m.

Please call 937-651-6186 for further information and to register for your flu shot.

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Miami Grange in DeGraff to host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7:30-11:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. The cost is $6 for adults and $2.50 for children.

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Contested races and issues on the Nov. 3 ballot will be debated at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, in the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center auditorium. Logan County voters are invited to the non-partisan program. Contested mayoral races in Russells Point and Bellefontaine, contested races for the Bellefontaine City Council and spokespersons for and against the legalization of marijuana in Ohio will debate both local and state issues. Representatives for the Logan County Health District operating levy and local issues on the ballot have also been invited to speak.

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The Red Cross will hold blood drives in Belle Center, Oct. 26, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Belle Center United Methodist Church, 101 S. Center St.; Bellefontaine, Oct. 20, from noon to 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 201 N. Main; West Liberty, Oct. 23, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Bethel Mennonite Church, 416 Washington.

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URBANA – The Mad River Valley Kennel Club will hold its All-breed Dog Show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. Admission is free; parking is $5. A portion of the proceeds supports Pilot Dogs Inc. of Columbus.

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The Riverside High School Class of 1995’s 20th reunion will be celebrated at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Mad River Farm Market on U.S. Route 68, south of West Liberty. This will be an adult evening with dinner and drinks.

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The Indian Lake FFA Chapter will host the annual Hog Roast on Friday, Oct. 23, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Indian Lake High School FFA shop prior to the varsity home football game against Urbana. The meal includes a locally raised pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, cole slaw and a drink for $6. You may also purchase a piece of pie for $1. Dine in or carryout. Reserve your tickets by calling 686-8851 ext. 4604.

Dine in or carry out with help from Indian Lake Elementary staff members at McDonald’s of Indian Lake on Tuesday, Oct. 20. It’s McStaff Night! Teachers, principals, secretaries and aides will serve up sandwiches, fries, drinks and more. A portion of the proceeds from the evening’s sales go to benefit the ILES Summer Reading Program.

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Logan County Discovery Center in Bellefontaine will host a Community Blood Center blood drive noon-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at 1973 W. state Route 47.

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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be meeting Oct. 8th at 7pm. – Are you interested in boating and boating safety? Come check us out. Meeting located at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Building, Moundwood launch ramp I.L. More info contact Mike at 614-743-4369.

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Will conduct an “About Boating Safely” class on 10/ 10/15 from 8am to 4:30pm. at the USCGAUX station located at the Moundwood launch ramp, 7490 Edgewater Ave. Huntsville. For information contact Anita Daniel 937-726-6572

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See seven homes during the annual Tour of Homes noon-6 p.m. Oct. 17 in West Liberty. Tickets can be purchased at the village clerk’s office at 117 N. Detroit St., at mywestliberty.com and at the Town Hall the day of the tour for $15 or $23.50 with a pizza and pasta buffet at Plank’s Pizza. For more info, call the clerk’s office, 937-465-2716.

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Jigsaw Puzzle Swap is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10 at the Knowlton Library in the AcuSport Community Room. Swap your “gently used” puzzles (Please no missing pieces) for equal number of items.

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The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Foundation is holding its 28th annual Chicken Bar-B-Q on Thursday, Oct. 8. From 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., the famous Port-A-Pit crew ½ chickens, applesauce, chips, roll with butter and a gourmet cookie will be served for $8. Order forms are available at http://www.logancbdd.org or by checking out the group’s Facebook page at Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities. You can also call Lori at 292-3002 or fax in an order at 937-292-3001. Dinners may be picked up at the Board of DD offices at 1851 State Route 47 West, Bellefontaine. Orders of 5 dinners or more are eligible for delivery if placed before October 6th. Checks can be made payable to LCBDD Auxiliary. This event is a fundraiser that supports clients throughout the year.

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A free series of three weight-loss classes will be held 7-8 p.m. Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 in the basement of Oakhill Medical Center, West Liberty. Call 937-599-5175 to register.

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West Liberty United Methodist Church offers Grief Support through a program called GriefShare, a weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild life after losing a loved one. The two session times offered are 10 a.m. Mondays starting Aug. 31 or 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting Sept. 1. There is a $5 registration fee. The group meets at the church, 202 W. Newell St. Call 937-441-3592 for information. Everyone is welcome.

The church will hold its annual Fall Bazaar and Bake Shop 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the church, 202 W. Newell St. A homemade lunch menu will be served at the bazaar, and items for take-out will be available. All proceeds will be donated to Hi-Point Women’s Center in Bellefontaine and Sycamore House in Urbana.

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Russells Point Church of God hosts a free pancake breakfast for the community 8-11 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month.

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The Logan County Art League holds an Open Studio 7-9 p.m. on the 2nd and 3rd Monday of each month so people can bring in their visual arts projects to work on among like-minded artists. Try new things, gain direction, get encouragement and explore. It will be a safe place to share ideas and get inspiration. It is open to anyone in the arts, at any level, and in any media. There will be several experienced artists on hand to help, so beginners are welcome. Just bring your project and your supplies and join us. There is no cost.

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Logan/Champaign Counties Survivor of Suicide (SOS) Support Group for those bereaved by suicide will meet 6:30-8 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of each month at the MHDAS Board, 123 N. Detroit St., West Liberty, with topics and events planned for each month.

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The Indian Lake United Christian Services Food Pantry at the Municipal Building, 433 state Route 708, Russells Point, offers food assistance to all residents of the Indian Lake School District on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of the month. The Food Pantry is staffed entirely by volunteers and operates solely with donated funds and food.

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The Logan County Health District Office, located at 310 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, has TB testing at the office every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 651-6186.