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Local students protest gun violence downtown on the National Student Walkout, April 20, 2018. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

“No more fear” — Students walk out to protest school shootings

Students from McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High Schools participated in the National School Walkout on Friday, April 20. See a gallery from the protest.

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Web Features
  • Veterinarian Scott Hosket in 2005: at left, talking with Randy Rife about one of his sheep during visit to Rife’s Miami Township farm. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Coroner identifies deceased person

    The deceased person found yesterday at the office of local veterinarian Dr. Charles (Scott) Hosket has been identified as Dr. Hosket, 65, according to a statement this morning from the Greene County Coroner.

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  • The third weekend of April brings with it Record Store Day, which Josh Castleberry, owner of Toxic Beauty Records, attributes with the exposure that put his store on the map. (Photo by Will Drewing)

    Saturday will be a day for records

    Record Store Day is an annual celebration of record store culture, observed on the Saturday nearest to 4/20. Local record store, Toxic Beauty Records is here to help vinyl record fans enjoy the day.

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  • Plan to protect local drinking water updated

    An update the Village of Yellow Springs Wellhead Protection Plan, first passed in 2001, features new strategies to protect the aquifer that is the source of local drinking water.

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Arts (archives)

  •   To the nines

    James Johnston rehearsed the combined forces of the Yellow Springs Community Orchestra and Chorus in preparation for the Saturday evening's performance of Beethoven's groundbreaking 9th Symphony, at 7:30 p.m. in Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. (Photo by Matt Minde)The Yellow Springs Community Orchestra and Chorus join forces Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. in Antioch College’s Foundry Theater, to present Beethoven’s Ninth symphony, as well as two works by American composer Randall Thompson.

  •   Paintings on view at Village Artisans

    An exhibition of paintings by two members of Village Artisans — Leah Grommon and Christine Klinger — is currently on display through May 14 at the art cooperative's gallery, 100 Corry St., Yellow Springs.

  •   Four questions for poet Kaveh Akbar

    Acclaimed poet Kaveh Akbar is reading April 3 as part of Wright State University's Visiting Writers Series. (Photo by Paige Lewis, via the Poetry Foundation)Poet Kaveh Akbar is coming to Wright State University April 3, as part of its Visiting Writers Series. Here, the News asks Akbar four questions about his life in poetry.

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  •   Investigation ongoing at Hosket’s

    At 11:19 a.m. on Thursday, April 19, the Greene County Sheriff's Department was called to the veterinary office and home of Dr. Scott Hosket at 4450 U.S. 68 North, just north of Yellow Springs, due to reports of a shooting.

  •   Discolored water Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    Brown water continues to show up in areas around the village.Residents may experience discolored water on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

  •   Village Council eyes utility safety nets

    At Village Council’s March 5 meeting, Police Chief Brian Carlson announced that Florence Randolph of Yellow Springs has been hired as the first community outreach specialist in the Yellow Springs Police Department. She will begin her new job on April 2. The new position was created in response to a recommendation from the Justice System Task Force to address the many social work-related calls that police receive. According to a press statement from Carlson, Randolph brings to the job “a wealth of knowledge in social work and working with the justice system.” (Photo by Diane Chiddister)At Village Council’s March 5 meeting, Council members Lisa Kreeger and Marianne MacQueen proposed a two-pronged initiative to address local affordability in the context of current financial realities.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Bill Mullins

    A memorial for Bill Mullins will be held Saturday, June 16, 4 p.m., at the Antioch School.

  •   Marianne Grote

    Marianne GroteMarianne Grote passed away peacefully at Friends Care Center on Sunday, April 15, 2018.

  •   Richard Paul Cook

    Richard CookLongtime resident of Yellow Springs Richard Paul Cook passed away in the company of his wife, Ann, at Friends Care, on April 6, 2018. He was 87.

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