Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 50

  • Solar goes dark, for now

    A field of solar panels won’t soon sprout on the Glass Farm as planned, though a local solar farm is still possible.

  • Couples purchase Xenia Ave. property

    New owners gathered at the property with their families. Back row, from left are Molly Kibbelwhite, Gabriella Kibbelwhite, Lee Kibbelwhite, Brendan Comerford, Kristy Lewis and Cecilia Comerford; front row, Lily Kibbelwhite, Ella Comerford. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Two local couples — Asanda Imports owners Lee Kibblewhite and Molly Lunde and Brendan Comerford and Christy Lewis — recently purchased the property at 228 Xenia Avenue, currently home to Sam & Eddie’s Open Books and Asanda Imports.

  • From classrooms to coral reefs

    McKinney School seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher Terry Graham retires at the end of the school year to return to science field work and spend more time with family. Here Graham shows off a student project on the rainforest. During her 12 years at McKinney, Graham said she enjoyed encouraging student creativity and teamwork through projects. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Now entering a new phase of her life, Terry Graham, a former field biologist, retires at the end of the school year as science teacher to head back into the field.

  • Mike DeWine visits YSHS— Native son faces local heat

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School students to be independent thinkers and sparred with them over the gay marriage issue at an assembly last week. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine returned last week to his alma mater, Yellow Springs High School, and shared with students his opinions on gay marriage, abortion and President Obama.

  • June 7, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round up

    YSHS senior Antone Truss launched himself over the bar during the high jump at the state finals last week. Truss jumped 6'0" to come in sixth place, the best finish of a YSHS high jumper in more than 40 years. (Submitted photo by Keturah Fulton)

    June 7, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round up

  • Truss soars to sixth at state

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    YSHS senior Antone Truss came in sixth place out of 16 competitors despite rainy conditions.

  • A once-in-a-century event

    Venus moving across the Sun's disc in. (Photo courtesy of NASA)

    Venus will transit across the sun on Tuesday, June 5, a rare astronomical event that will next occur in 2117. Watch it at the Antioch amphitheater.

  • May 31, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    YSHS junior Angela Allen launched the discus 10 feet further than she did at regionals last year, but still came up short of qualifying for the Division III state finals. Allen’s best toss of 102’11” earned her ninth place at regionals. Visit www.ysnews.com for more photos from the meet. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    May 31, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • YSHS athlete jumps up to state

    Last weekend Antone Truss became the first YSHS high jumper to qualify for the Ohio High School Division III Track & Field Championships in more than 25 years. The senior seemingly defied gravity during the regional meet as he cleared 6’2’’ to secure his position at states and then conquered heights up to 6’6’’ to finish as the regional runner-up. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    High jumper Antone Truss once again raised the bar by becoming the first Bulldog high jumper to qualify for the state meet in more than 25 years.

  • Karen Wintrow honored— A local and regional thinker

    Village Council member Karen Wintrow received the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission’s annual Regional Stewardship Award last month. An MVRPC board and committee member, Wintrow received the award because of her efforts to improve the Dayton region and because she’s a “regional thinker.” (Submitted photo)

    When Karen Wintrow isn’t thinking about Yellow Springs, she’s thinking about the Dayton region. For that work, Wintrow received the group’s annual Regional Stewardship Award last month.