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Articles About awards

  • Payden Kegley’s 1,000 digs

    Yellow Springs High School senior Payden Kegley was recently recognized for reaching 1,000 digs during her high school volleyball career. She is pictured here with Coach Christine Linkhart. (Submitted photo)

    Payden Kegley started out the year with a goal of reaching 1,000 digs to finish her high school volleyball career.

  • Village crew leader Johnnie Burns — Recognition for job well done

    Johnnie Burns, right, the Village of Yellow Springs superintendent of electric and water distribution, recently received a Larry Hobart “Seven Hats” award from the the American Association of Public Power, a national award honoring managers of small town utilities. Burns is shown here last Friday helping to reset an electric pole on Walnut Street knocked over by a fallen tree. At left is Kent Harding. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Johnnie Burns and his crew appeared in the middle of the road on Fairfield Pike, where the water had mysteriously stopped running. They first had to figure out what the problem was — was a pipe broken or frozen? — and then had to locate the pipe. It wasn’t easy.

  • March 2, 2017 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Yellow Springs boys basketball coach Bob Carpenter spoke about the team’s hard work and dedication at the Winter Sports Award Night on Monday. The gym was packed with parents and siblings, who cheered on the various McKinney and Yellow Springs athletes recognized for their achievements this season. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The winter sports season, like every sports season, can officially come to a close following the banquet thrown to honor its athletes.

  • Seventh big win for News

    For the seventh year in a row, the Yellow Springs News won the top prize among weekly newspapers of its size at the Ohio Newspaper Association’s annual convention. The paper also came home with 14 individual awards, in categories ranging from editorials to advertising design. Pictured here is the award-winning team of (back row, from left) Matt Minde, Diane Chiddister, Audrey Hackett, Kathryn Hitchcock and Dylan Taylor-Lehman, as well as (front row, from left) Robert Hasek, Suzanne Szempruch and Lauren “Chuck” Shows. (Photo by Matt Minde, Suzanne Szempruch and the timer)

    For the seventh year in a row, the Yellow Springs News came home with the top prize in the weekly newspaper contest at the Ohio Newspaper Association’s annual convention.

  • Miami Township Fire-Rescue squad gets accredited

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue volunteers, from left, Joe Panuto, Anthony Cascio, Nick Miller-Jacobson and Cayden DeFusco are among the first EMT students to take classes at the department as an accredited training center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Volunteerism may have dwindled over the past 50 years, but no where is it felt more seriously as a matter of life and death than in small town fire and EMS departments across the country. Miami Township Fire-Rescue is no exception.

  • Yellow Springs News wins top state honor

    The Yellow Springs News was honored as the best paper in Ohio in its size category at the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association last week.

  • Local artists win state funding

    Three local artists recently received Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The awards are meant to “recognize creativity and imagination that exemplifies the highest level of achievement in a particular discipline and advances the art form.”

  • 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.

  • High school honors high achievers

    Erika Chick was named the valedictorian and Savita Bathija the salutatorian of their YSHS class of 2012. They will speak at graduation at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, at the high school. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School recognized a number of graduating students at the school’s annual scholarship awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 16.