Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 10

  • Doing battle with the bedbugs

    A photograph of a mature bedbug. The adult is approximately the size of an apple seed. (Photo from the Centers for Disease Control)

    Think of it: blood-sucking parasites lurking between your bed sheets, feeding on you in the night without your knowing, then slinking away to hide and multiply while you wake up with itchy bites and welts.

  • An efficient, affordable home

    Brett and Isis Henderson will soon close on a house on West Davis Street built by local affordable housing group Home, Inc. The Hendersons hope to raise a family in the three-bedroom house, which was built to use about half the energy of a conventional home. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Brett and Isis Henderson moved to Yellow Springs from Los Angeles three years ago, they fell in love with the community, but not its expensive housing market.

  • Community helps fight a cancer

    Chase Barclay, left, with his mother, Mills Lawn Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Dionne, and younger brother, Tucker. Chase, a 15-year-old Yellow Springs High School sophomore, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer in April. Over the last six months the community has supported him and his family by fundraising, printing T-shirts and sending prayers. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the six months since her 15-year-old son, Chase, was diagnosed with a rare form of lung cancer, Dionne Barclay has felt the full range of emotions one would expect —panic, disbelief, misery, guilt.

  • First-year students settle in

    Michelle Allen captured a photo of her son, Ishan, on the Antioch College campus as the first-year student moved in last week. Allen is one of the 97 new students in the class of 2017. The college population doubled to around 200 with the arrival of its third class since reopening. (Submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    The free tuition scholarship, the small town of Yellow Springs and the opportunity to help rebuild a college continue to be a draw for Antioch, new students said this week. Move-in day for the class of 2017 was Oct. 1.

  • A promising road to accreditation

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    The size of the Antioch student body doubled last week when 97 new students from the class of 2017 arrived on campus. But that wasn’t the biggest news at the college’s fourth annual community potluck on the Antioch campus on Friday.

  • Fighting the bedbug bite

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    Yellow Springs, located in a region known as a bedbug hotspot, is not immune from the small blood sucking-parasite. Read more on how to prevent an infestation.

  • Oct. 17, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

    Kasey Linkhart passes the ball at the Yellow Springs High School varsity volleyball team’s final regular season match, a win at Middletown Christian. YSHS lost in the first round of the tournament last week. (Submitted photo by Jaimie Wilke)

    Oct. 17, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Girls volleyball finishes with winning season

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    The Yellow Springs High School volleyball team finished its season above .500 for the second straight year.

  • Yellow Springers take a first look at Obamacare

    On Tuesday, Oct. 1, a newly-created healthcare marketplace opened with a slew of new private health plans for individuals to choose from, along with government subsidies to make them affordable. From his initial research, Chris Glaser could save a lot of money.

  • Oct. 10, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

    Yellow Springs High School keeper Eric Lawhorn protected the goal in a dense fog as the Bulldogs fought for the Metro Buckeye Conference title at home on Oct. 3. YSHS defeated Dayton Christian 3–1 to win the league outright for the first time since 2008. (Submitted photo by Michael Knemeyer)

    Oct. 10, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Orme ruled girls and guys tees

    Yellow Springs High School senior Rachele Orme ended her YSHS golf career as the best female golfer in school history. Orme was a two-time district qualifier who competed against — and often defeated — boys for three of the four years she played. Here Orme sinks a putt during a match in September. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    A girl golfer who spent three years playing against boys, Rachele Orme got used to exceeding expectations.

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