Articles From March 2011

  • Boys basketball to meet parents

    The Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School basketball program will hold a parent meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 5:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The meeting is for parents and athletes participating in seventh grade through high school basketball.

  • YSHS Fall Sports Awards

    The fall Bulldog sports season’s most valuable players, among many other athletes, were honored at the Yellow Springs High School fall sports award ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 5. First row (left to right): Briana Ayers (seventh grade volleyball); Maryah Martin (eighth grade volleyball); Paloma Wiggins (McKinney cross country); Maiya Hodge (cheerleading); Hanna Kumbusky (cross country); second row: Crystal Reedy (volleyball); Asa Casenhiser (soccer); Raphael Allen (football); Jacob GunderKline (cross country); Ryder Comstock (soccer).

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School athletes were recognized by the school on Wednesday, Nov. 5, for their participation and performance in the fall sports program.

  • Joyce Agnew

    Joyce Agnew

    Joyce Agnew died on Monday, Nov. 10, at home in Vandalia, following a long battle with cancer. Joy was born to the late Robert and Betty Bayless on Aug. 25, 1948, in Bradford, OH.

  • Elizabeth Huber

    Elizabeth Huber

    Elizabeth Devin Parker (Betsy) Huber died Nov. 9, at the Friends Care Center in Yellow Springs, Ohio. She was 87. Born on July 7, 1921, in Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of Willard S. Parker, M.D. and Ellen D. Pratt, both from Ohio, and the older sister of Mary Dorsey Parker Krulee.

  • Well, it’s official: Obama Springs

    Barack Obama

    To the surprise of absolutely no one, Yellow Springs voters went overwhelmingly for Democrat Barack Obama in the presidential election last Tuesday, Nov. 4, with Obama receiving 10 votes for every one vote cast for Republican John McCain.

  • Tire burning nixed for now

    Late last week the Cemex Fairborn cement plant withdrew its request with the Regional Air Pollution Control Agency to test burn tires as a partial fuel for its manufacturing operations.

  • Police charge YS resident with Timothy Harris murder

    After a lengthy investigation by the Yellow Springs Police Department, the Greene County Prosecutor last week charged Phillip K. Cordell with the 2004 murder of local resident Timothy Harris.

  • YSHS ‘Midsummer’ mischief, mayhem with a ’50s flare

    In their 1950s version of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream,’ Kelly Miller as Helena, center, is driven mad by her admirers, Demetrius, played by Max Fleishman, and Lysander, played by Adam Zaremsky, who is himself sought by Hermia, played by Zyna Bakari. The mischeivous Puck, Shelley Murphy, looks on from her perch. Performances will take place at Mills Lawn gym on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m., and Sundays, Nov. 16 and 23, at 2 p.m.

    If Shakespeare had lived in the 1950s, how he would have dressed, where he would have lived and the way he would have set his stage is surely just what the Yellow Springs High School thespians have dreamed up for the fall production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

  • Smoking grass, prairie style

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue volunteer Chris Kitts helped control the prairie burn in the field off Grinnell Road by the covered bridge on Friday, Oct. 31, to kill off invasive species that threaten the health of the indigenous prairie grasses. The burn was not completed due to wet conditions, and will be resumed at a future date.

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  • Barack Obama elected nation’s 44th president

    Barack Obama

    For once, Yellow Springs voters were smack dab in the middle of the mainstream in their choice of a presidential candidate. While specific numbers of village votes cast for Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain were not available by publication deadline…

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