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  • Laura Fenton Kovanda (right) returns a shot while her playing partner Melissa McCurley prepares for a possible return shot during a recent pickleball game played while Kovanda was visiting the Phoenix area.

    Pickleball enthusiast hopes to help promote sport locally

    Laura Fenton Kovanda has won national titles in four different sports: basketball, softball, tennis and racquetball.
  • Ohio Wildlife Center

    Ohio Wildlife Center representative Amanda Robinson speaks to a group of children about the Eastern Screech Owl named Locke. The owl is one of the permanent animal residents at the Cook Road Education Facility in powell.

    Volunteers key to organization's mission

    When Sherry Buckley retired in 2009 following a 30-year career as an educator, she finally had the time for volunteer work she had been longing to do.
    Denise Novak (right), of Westerville, looks at a beaded snowflake ornament Vicki Semke of New Albany made for her while they work on projects at 1 Stop Bead Shop, 6347 Sawmill Road on Thursday, Jan. 7.

    Shop owner keeps business thriving one bead at a time

    Cathie Reichert was looking to do something "non-corporate" in 2005 after a dozen years working for a major bank when her neighbor, Lisa Bush, opened a bead business.
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