Articles From March 2011

  • “Radical” farm takes root

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    Amy Batchman started Radical Roots Farm outside of Yellow Springs with big plans for the seven-acre homestead.

  • Local basketball players contribute to regional wins

    Greg Felders

    Yellow Springs High School basketball players Greg Felder Jr., Tyler Bruntz, Roland Newsome and Ahmad Wagner helped their AAU regional basketball teams to win titles during the Easter holiday.

  • Poetry readings continue at YSAC Gallery

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    Enthusiasts of the written word gathered again last night for an evening of poetry as Clark State professors and poets Chris Bay and Rachel Peterson read their work at the YSAC Gallery.

  • Spring in the Springs

    Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia Virginica) poke their heads out in the Glen (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Spring finally arrives in the village.

  • Owens masterpiece, now available for sleepovers

    Erik and Deirdre Owen are turning their palatial Glen Road home into an “art bed and breakfast” to accomodate overnight visitors and showcase local art. (Submitted photo by Oona Owen)

    Erik and Deirdre Owen had looked for ways to support the local arts community as well as share their home, an Italian villa on an historic estate. By turning their spacious home into an “art bed and breakfast,” they believe they now have accomplished both.

  • Henry Coles Sr.

    Henry L. Coles Sr. died Friday, May 6 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton after a brief illness. He was 76.

  • YS tree man keeps planting at 96

    At age 96, Lloyd Kennedy is still planting trees and serving as inspiration for others on the Yellow Springs Tree Committee. The group has planted 2,000 trees in the village since it formed in the early 1980s. (Submitted photo)

    Lloyd Kennedy wants to give credit where credit is due. For instance, he makes clear that he was not the one who floated the idea, almost three decades ago, of organizing a volunteer group to plant trees in the village.

  • May 12, 2011 Bulldog Sports round up

    YSHS sophomore Angela Allen finished third in the 100-meter dash in 14.36 and won the discus throw at the Bulldog Invite last Friday, May 6. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    April 12, 2011 Bulldog Sports round up

  • Christina Hess

    Christina Lynn Hess died at 2:20 a.m. on Thursday, May 5. She died peacefully and in the company of her family after a yearlong battle with breast cancer. She was 56.

  • Mary (Betty) Burks

    Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Gilmore Burks died Saturday, May 7, at Friends Care Community. She was 84.

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