1. Replace Your Furnace Filter

Air filters play an important role in keeping your HVAC system clean. That’s because it is designed to keep dust, debris, and airborne particles out of your furnace. During the winter, when you rely on your heating system more and your furnace is in constant use, the filter needs cleaned more. Changing the filter in your furnace is critical for the appliance to work efficiently, so not replacing the furnace filter can cause problems. Be sure to keep up a schedule of changing the air filter at least every three months. Doing so ensures that your furnace will stay clean and run smoothly when you need it most.

2. Clean Ducts and Vents

If your air ducts are dirty then the air circulating within your home will be…

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I grew up in Logan County and graduated from Benjamin Logan High School in 1974. After living in Athens and Toledo to attend college, I returned to Bellefontaine, where I was a sports editor at The Bellefontaine Examiner for two years, then taught English at Bellefontaine High School 14 years.

After living a total of 10 years in Columbus Grove and Springfield as a principal, I returned back to the area in 2016. My wife and I are working on our fifth historic home renovation. Upon retirement in 2013, I sold motorcycles, pole barns and worked as a job employment services director with Ohio Means Jobs.

Currently, I reside in West Liberty with my wife Lisa and three teenagers, a sophomore, junior and senior at West Liberty-Salem High School.


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Congratulations to our 6 Zimmerman Realty agents who earned the 2020 President's Sales Club Award for closing over a Million Dollars in sales in a 12 month period.


The President's Sales Club is a prestigious award presented by Ohio Realtors to the most elite within the Ohio real estate profession. It is awarded to only the top 10% of all of Ohio realtor!

We couldn't be more excited for Doug Zimmerman, Libby Zimmerman, Kyle Springs, Julie Schrader, Darlene Shick, and Chad Carey.

And a big THANK YOU to our amazing clients!!! Such success would be impossible without all of our clients who consistently trust us to put their needs first and to do the same with the friends and family they send our way.

Again, CONGRATULATIONS we are so proud of…

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Look no further! 

First Fridays is hosting a fun holiday celebration December 4th from 4pm-8pm!  

Here is what to expect:

Spend the evening strolling around Downtown Bellefontaine checking out all the local businesses! Enjoy listening to DJ Joe Pine who will be entertaining at the Courthouse Fountain. Grab a bite to eat at the Flying Pepper food truck that will be set up next to the Courthouse on Columbus Ave. Oh and don’t forget about the DORA! It will be active from 4-8pm, so go grab a drink and enjoy this magical evening!

To make it even more special, the man in red himself will be located inside of the Citizen's Federal Drive Through from 6-8pm. Send your wish list though the tube system and…

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Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to those who have served and protected our country as well as those men and woman who are still serving. We appreciate you!

Today I am sharing with you a few ways you can honor Veterans Day. There are plenty of gestures you can take to make a Veteran’s day and to perform an act of kindness. Here are are a few ways to honor Veterans Day and all those that serve our country!

• Say "Thank You"!

If you personally know a veteran, whether they live close by or states away, make an effort to simply say “thanks!” If your schedule is hectic and you don’t have time for an in-person visit, a quick phone call or text is sure to be appreciated.

• Treat a Vet to Lunch, Dinner, or a Cup of Coffee

Inviting a Veteran to one…

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Tyler was born and raised in Logan County and is a 2006 graduate from Indian Lake High School. Upon completion, Tyler enlisted into the United States Army in 2007 as a Military Police Officer. During his time with the Army, Tyler conducted Law Enforcement in Heidelberg, Germany and Fort Hood Texas, Personal Security Operations in Baghdad, Iraq, and a Joint Task Force Training Mission to Constanta, Romania to train and prepare their military for deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

Upon Honorably Discharging from the Army in 2012, Tyler went back to school full-time for Business Management & Leadership. He and his wife are both part-owners of P. Allan Properties, which has a growing inventory of residential rental properties. 

Tyler is currently a…

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Whitney grew up at the Lake and graduated from Indian Lake High School in 2006. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree at Bowling Green State University in 2010. After college, she moved to Columbus where she was an ongoing case worker for Franklin County Children Service. For the past five years she has worked at Express in their corporate office.

Whitney became a licensed real estate salesperson in April, 2014, and has recently moved back to home to Indian Lake. Whitney is happy to be home and looking forward to promoting Logan County and Indian Lake. She is excited to help people find their dream homes at Indian Lake and surrounding areas.

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Native born Ryan Beelman is a 1995 Indian Lake High School graduate. After high school Ryan
attended Edison State Community College in Fort Myers FL. Returning to the Indian Lake area
in 1996, Mr. Beelman pursued a career in sales with Mr. Concrete of Huntsville, excelling in his
field, he served the community for 15 years. The last nine years have been spent educating his
two children who are homeschooled, as well as the many other homeschooled children that he
has tutored over the years. Ryan has been an active role in the community for years involved in
youth sports and has coached for 20 consecutive years all the way from high school varsity to
Looking to return to his passion of sales Ryan became a real estate agent and joined the
Zimmerman Realty…

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Patrick is a 1999 graduate of Benjamin Logan High School, a 2002 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (B.S. in Aeronautical Science), and a 2014 Cum Laude graduate of Oklahoma State University (M.S. in Entrepreneurship).  He’s also completed “Squadron Officer’s School” and “Air Command and Staff College” programs as part of the USAF’s professional development education.  Additionally, he's earned the Independent Rental Owner Professional (IROP) credential from the National Apartment Association.

After college, Patrick returned to Logan County in 2002, just as the new airport on the West side of town was being opened and taught folks to fly from 2002-2004. In 2004, he joined the United States Air Force. After graduating from…

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