Articles From March 2011

  • A brew of perfect proportion

    Shane and Jacqui Creepingbear have started the Vitruvian Brewing Company, a small microbrewery in the space formerly occupied by the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute. They hope to to provide a locally-owned produced and bottled beer, with an initial production of about 600 gallons of various types each month. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    If there were such a thing as the perfect beer, the new Vitruvian Brewing Company would brew it. Their aim is to create a brew so perfectly balanced in nutrient, aroma and flavor that it could be called a “canon of proportions,” like the Vitruvian Man.

  • Oil company drilling OK’d

    Oil drilling may soon begin just outside Yellow Springs as a Miami Township couple recently gave an out-of-state oil and gas company permission to drill on their 61-acre property on West Yellow Springs-Fairfield Road.

  • Jan. 12, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Senior swimmer Elizabeth Malone took off from the starting block en route to a new school record in the 50-yard freestyle at the Wayne Invitational at Wright State University last weekend. Malone finished second in the event in 25.87 seconds. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Jan. 12, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Miyazaki photo exhibit— True faces of Wisconsin protesters

    A Wisconsin statehouse protester photographed by Kevin Miyazaki, whose portaits of others who opposed the state’s budget repair bill in early 2011 will appear in a show opening at the Emporium this Saturday, Jan. 7, at 6 p.m.

    Kevin Miyazaki, a photojournalist by trade, decided to record a more accurate picture of the Wisconsin statehouse protesters by setting up a portrait studio on the sidewalk and photographing the people who had come to voice their concerns.

  • Council ranks transition items

    At their Jan. 3 meeting, Village Council members identified the work projects that Village Manager Mark Cundiff will finish before he leaves his job, along with priorities for the new interim manager.

  • Village to hire interim manager

    New Village interim manager Laura Curliss

    On Wednesday, Jan. 11, Village Council President Judith Hempfling announced that the Village and Laura Curliss of Wilmington had reached a contract agreement hiring Curliss as the Interim Village Manager. Council will officially vote on the new hire at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 17.

  • Home, Inc. senior housing project gets major boost

    Site plan of the proposed Home, Inc. senior housing project.

    The Morgan Family Foundation has given a major gift to Home, Inc. to support the construction of senior apartments on the Barr Property.

  • Mayer to leave WYSO

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    Longtime WYSO Public Radio Director of Business Operations and Development Jacki Mayer has accepted another job and will soon be leaving the station. WYSO has begun advertising for two new positions: director of development and director of finance and accounting.

  • Banner festival coming soon!

    Banners from the 2011 Bannerfest

    The almost annual banner festival will take place this winter, beginning in mid-February, when original banners will be hung up downtown. An organizational meeting will take place tonight, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Smith leads McKinney girls basketball

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    Elizabeth Smith once again ran the court in the McKinney girls basketball team’s game on Saturday against Northwestern. See a gallery of photos from the game.

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