A former Cemex quarry was turned into a city park, Oakes Quarry Park, which one area resident said “looks like a meteorite hit it.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

A former Cemex quarry was turned into a city park, Oakes Quarry Park, which one area resident said “looks like a meteorite hit it.” (Photo by Megan Bachman)

Cemex seeks expansion

Cemex is determined to expand its limestone mining operation into Xenia Township southwest of Yellow Springs.

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    Small Wind Turbine Design and Construction Workshop

    Dan Bartmann, co-author of Homebrew Wind Power: A hands-on guide to harnessing the wind, will be leading a five-day workshop, Sept 23-27, for Antioch College students and community wind power enthusiasts.

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    “Trifles” in the Foundry Theater

    Hannah Craig and Parker Phelan, two students in Geneva Gano’s “Introduction to Drama” literature class at Antioch College, will be the first to perform a play in the recently renovated Foundry Theater.

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    Police chief resigns

    Village Manager Patti Bates announced tonight that she has accepted the resignation for medical reasons of Yellow Springs Police Chief Anthony Pettiford.

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  •   Case memorial

    ObituaryA memorial gathering in honor of Barbara and David Case will be held on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. at the Vernet Ecological Center at Glen Helen. RELATED POSTS: Rededication honors Vernet Dan Hotaling memorial Hip hop holiday Glen both source, subject for poets Glen Helen’s pancake breakfast returns

  •   Winifred Pozorski

    ObituaryFormer Yellow Springs resident Winifred (Winx) Champney Pozorksi died Sept. 6 at age 81, in Oak Park, Ill. Ms Pozorski’s parents were Marge and Free Champney, both long time residents of Yellow Springs. Free Champney was manager of the Antioch Press and taught at Antioch College. Marge Champney, along with Marge Russell, started swimming instruction […]

  •   Freeda Hawkins

    091814_Freeda-hawkinsFreeda Undine Norris Hawkins, age 89, of Xenia, Ohio, passed away on Monday, Sept. 1. Freeda was born March 1, 1925, in Gaffney, S.C., to the late Dr. Clarence L. Norris and the late Mrs. Undine Littlejohn Norris. She graduated from Granard High School in Gaffney, and graduated from Talladega College in Alabama with a […]

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  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up

    Bulldog golfer Liam Weigand shot an even 46 on both halves of Springfield’s Reid North Golf Course during a tournament held on Saturday, Sept. 6. (photo by Lauren Heaton)VOLLEYBALL Varsity loses two nailbiters Last Thursday the YSHS girls varsity volleyball team played its best volleyball of the season but couldn’t hold off the perennial powerhouse of Dayton Christian, losing 20–25, 25–23, 13–25, 25–19. According to Coach Chris Linkhart, the Lady Bulldogs put up quite a battle. Modjeska Chavez’s serving (14 points) was one […]

  •   Reichert, Weigand lead YSHS boys golf

    golf5Zeke Reichert and Liam Weigand led the YSHS golf team to a 15th place finish out of 18 teams at the Christoff Memorial last weekend.

  •   Bulldog Sports Round-Up

    SPORTS_thumbSOCCER Boys win twice, tie rival The YSHS boys soccer team, the number two ranked team in the Dayton area, improved to 3–2–2 this week with wins against Tri-County North and Troy Christian and a heartbreaking tie against big rival Springfield Catholic Central. The team started the week on a high note, beating Tri-County North […]

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