Local Focus: Clark County for Feb. 14


Learn chemistry behind fingerprints

Finger Print Analysis will be the topic at the Wittenberg Saturday Science program scheduled for 10 a.m. Feb. 25 in the Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center.

Associate Professor of Chemistry Ray Dudek will present the chemistry behind methods used for exposing fingerprints.

There is no cost to participate and the public is welcome to attend the lecture portion. Space is limited for the hands-on experience.

To register, visit wittenberg.edu/science-outreach or email science-outreach@wittenberg.edu for more information. STAFF REPORT


Local Tea Party to meet Thursday

The Springfield Ohio Tea Party will hold its monthly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Springfield City Hall Forum, 76 E. High St.

The group will view the DVD “The Portage County Tea Party” and listen to part of Oliver DeMille’s lecture based on his book “Freedom Shift.”

The meeting is free and open to the public. STAFF REPORT


Christian band to perform April 21

The Salvation Army will present the Newsboys, a Christian pop rock band, at its sixth annual benefit concert April 21.

The concert will be at 7 p.m. at the Clark State Performing Arts Center.

The Newsboys “God’s Not Dead” Tour will also feature The City Harmonic, Abandon, Anthem Lights and a message from Bob Lenz.

Tickets range from $25 to $35 for adults and $15 to $30 for students.

A special VIP pre-show experience, which includes early entrance, seating and a meet and greet with the group, is available for $80.

Visit www.springfield. salvationarmyohio.org, www.pactkts.com or call (937) 328-3874 for tickets.

All proceeds benefit the youth programs of the Salvation Army. STAFF REPORT


Strides Against Violence walk set

Project Woman’s Strides Against Violence 5K walk/run will be held at 10 a.m. April 14 at Buck Creek State Park, Hickory Knoll Shelter.

The cost is $20 if registered before April 6 or $25 the day of the race. Children 10 and younger are free.

Teams of 12 to 24 people will get their team name printed on a T-shirt sleeve. Teams of 25 or more will get to choose the color of their T-shirt and get their name printed on the shirt.

Register at Speedy Feet or send information to Project Woman, 1316 E. High St., Springfield, OH 45505.

Leashed dogs and strollers are allowed. Call (937) 328-5308 for more information. STAFF REPORT