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Jan
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2015
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Yellow Springs lost an additional 7.3 percent of its population in the last decade, continuing a 40-year population plummet.

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  • Margaritas on hold, for now

    Dona Margarota’s, a new Mexican restaurant on the south side of town, is working towards opening its doors in 2015. Last year visual artist Rodrigo Onate (Roco) completed this mural on the restaurant’s facade and redesigned its interior. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A new Mexican restaurant hopes to open its doors on the south side of town later this winter, but the county health department believes the process could take longer.

  • Council swears in new chief

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    At Village Council’s Jan. 5 meeting, new Police Chief Dave Hale was sworn in by Village Manager Patti Bates, and Council unanimously passed a resolution approving Hale’s contract.

  • Robert Murphy Jr.

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    Mr. Robert Murphy Jr., was born in Detroit, Mich. on April 20, 1931. He resided in Greene County for 52 years. He departed this life early on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 15, at Greene Memorial Hospital. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Sr., and Ruth Hazel (Posey) Murphy, and two brothers, […]

  • Schools to renew current levy

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    At their Jan. 8 meeting school board members voted unanimously to move ahead with putting on the May ballot a 10-year renewal of the emergency operating levy that expires at the end of the current year. The levy generates about $1,060,000 annually for the district. A renewal would not raise taxes beyond the current level.

  • College eyes homes on campus

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    Never short on vision, Antioch College hopes to create a residential community that’s unlike anything now existing in this country. Specifically, it seeks to build on campus multigenerational housing that’s both fully green and fully integrated into campus life.

  • William Roberts

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    William Boyd Roberts, M.D., age 63, of Yellow Springs, passed away on Jan. 14 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born on July 29, 1951, in Clarksville, Tenn., to the late Iotha and Martha (Wooten) Roberts. Dr. Roberts was a 1969 graduate of Burt High School in Clarksville, Tenn., and a 1974 Air […]

  • Bulldog sports round-up

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    SWIMMING Chick makes finals of giant meet Last weekend, the YSHS swim team competed in the 32nd Southwest Ohio High School Coaches Classic, the largest swimming invitational in the nation. There were 110 participating schools and 2,900 athletes. The top 16 swimmers in each of the events swam in the finals in Cincinnati. Sophomore Olivia […]

  • MLK Jr. Day: a day ‘on,’ not off

    This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 19, will be commemorated locally with a downtown march, music and lecture program at Central Chapel AME Church and teach-in at Antioch College. Walking in last’s year MLK march were, from left, front row, Bill Firestone and Chrissy Cruz; second row, Shawn Kintner, Sylvia Carter-Denny, Harvey Paige and Brian Upchurch. (News archive Photo by Matt Minde)

    While many see Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a break from work or school, this year local organizers are challenging villagers to treat it as a day of learning and giving back.

  • Mary Allott Agna

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    Mary Allott Agna passed away at home on Jan. 6. She was 90. Mary was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Alliance, Ohio, to Gwen and Guy Allott. She was so proud of being their daughter — her mother was one of the first registered nurses in the state of Ohio and helped nurse many […]

  • Loafers

    (photo by Diane Chiddister) Clayton Schulte of the Blue Oven Bakery of Williamsburg picked out bread for Lin Wood while behind, Michele Burns of Flying Mouse Farm helped a customer.

    Villagers ventured into the cold last Saturday to buy local produce at the Winter Farmer’s Market at its new Senior Center Great Room location.

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UPDATE: Yellow Springs Schools are now closed Monday, Jan. 26 due to icy roadways and snow. Click here for details