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  • Local death penalty opponents decry Ohio’s plans to resume executions

    State prison officials plan to put convicted killer Ronald Phillips to death Wednesday, July 26, more than three years after a controversial and apparently painful execution led to a moratorium on capital punishment in Ohio.

  • A muddlicious time at T-ball

    I love the mud balls and mud puddles. In fact, I yearn for the days before the Village put in drainage pipes, which drain the field after a good rain, forever eliminating the great six-foot-diameter, 28 square feet of water puddles of yesteryear.

  • “Small-budget, high-quality” film on Lakota culture comes to village

    The indie film “Neither Wolf Nor Dog,” filmed on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, comes to Yellow Springs July 24 to 28.

  • July 20–27, 2017 Classifieds

    July 20–27, 2017 Classifieds

  • Tom’s Market Pirates top Minor League

    The Tom’s Market Pirates continued their late season rally last week with three victories and won the overall 2017 Minor League regular season championship by just a half-game over the Peach’s Dodgers.

  • Wander & Wonder into new store

    Jake Brummett, shown above, and his wife, Raina, recently opened Wander & Wonder, a store featuring outdoor lifestyle gear in the space formerly occupied by OATS and, before that, Urban Handmade. The couple sell products, including pet gear and hammocks, from environmentally responsible companies. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Jake and Raina Brummett, owners of the newly opened outdoor lifestyle store Wander & Wonder, are no strangers to the trails and hiking spots throughout Yellow Springs.

  • ‘Lend me your ears …’

    Shown above on Saturday night are, from left, Aaron Saari as Caesar; Carson Betts as Marc Antony; Elizabeth Lutz Warren as Calpurnia and Andrea Hansgen as Antony’s assistant. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” was performed outside and in the round last weekend on the grounds of Mills Lawn School, and the production continues this weekend at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22.

  • Council on policing— Guidelines stress anti-racism

    At Village Council’s July 3 meeting, Council members unanimously approved adopting new guidelines for policing that take a proactively inclusive and anti-racist stance.

  • A gutsy, pioneering sculptor

    The Herndon Gallery will host a retrospective solo exhibition of works by sculptor Renata Manasse Schwebel, Antioch class of 1953, opening with a reception and a gallery talk by the artist on Thursday, July 13. The reception, from 4–6 p.m., will kick off events for Antioch College 2017 reunion this weekend. Shown here in her student days at the Antioch Foundry, Schwebel’s later work has focused on mid- to large-scale non-objective metal pieces. (Submitted photo)

    Thirty-three works by New York-based sculptor and Antioch alumna Renata Manasse Schwebel will go on display Thursday, July 13, in a new one-person exhibition at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus.

  • Pop Wagner, homegrown cowboy, to perform

    Folk music performer and Yellow Springs native Pop Wagner returns home next week for a concert with The Corndrinkers, a regionally based oldtime stringband, Thursday, July 20, at Little Art Theatre. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $15, available at the theater. (Submitted photo by Dale Hanson)

    Musician and storyteller Pop Wagner makes no claim to being an actual cowboy, though he certainly looks the part, with his thick mustache, wide-brimmed hat and Western attire.

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