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  • Ralph ‘Butch’ Heaton

    Ralph Heaton

    Ralph Heaton Jr. died on Thursday, Oct. 28, at Greene Memorial Hospital. He was 88. Ralph was born April 25, 1922 in Xenia, the son of Nellie (Simison) and Ralph Heaton, who was a bricklayer.

  • Meredith ‘Dal’ Dallas

    Meredith Dallas, theater director, actor, teacher and psychologist died peacefully in the company of family at the Friends Care Center on Nov. 1 at 2 a.m. He was 93.

  • Andy Benning

    Andy Benning

    Andrew Spencer Benning died Friday, Oct. 29. He was 84. Andrew was born Jan. 10, 1926, to Chester William Benning and Helen Lucille Cassell Benning of Yellow Springs.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Sophomore Lois Miller’s eighth-place finish at the Southwest Ohio Regional Cross Country Championships last Saturday earned her a spot in the division III state final this weekend in Columbus. Miller becomes the third Lady Bulldog in school history to compete at the state championships and the first since 1995.

  • Mandolins to play Garcia piece

    The Dayton Mandolin Orchestra recently rehearsed at the First Presbyterian Church for their upcoming Nov. 7 concert at Herndon Gallery. Foreground, Dottie Pasgrove; first row, Michael Hitchcock, Doug Daegele, Matt Minde, Yvonne Wingard and Mike Ruddell; back row, Mark Hoffman, Rose Wendel and Dwight Sutton. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    In the early 20th century, mandolin orchestras sprung up in Dayton and elsewhere, playing rags, marches, light classical and waltzes with the energetic ting of the uniquely American flatback mandolin. Today the mandolin craze is back, including in Yellow Springs, now home for the six-year-old Dayton Mandolin Orchestra.

  • Sports Announcements

    The Crickets basketball program for first–third grade students begins Friday, Nov. 5. Six sessions will be held in the Bryan Center gym, 6–7 p.m., ending Dec. 17. The sessions will focus on fundamentals and will consist of drills and informal scrimmage games.

  • Corner-copia: saag paneer in winter, the homemade way

    Akhilesh and Pratibha Nigam recently opened the Indian Food Corner at the Corner Cone restaurant. The couple, who formerly owned Nigam’s in Beavercreek, serve freshly made Indian food from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    When Akhilesh and Pratibha Nigam arrive at the Indian Food Corner — located at Corner Cone on Dayton and Walnut Streets — in the morning, they start each dish from scratch. If they’re making saag paneer — which they undoubtedly are, since the spinach/cheese favorite is one of their five menu items…

  • Dead again

    Many limber and enthusiastic villagers, both children and adults, showed up at the Bryan Community Center gym on Saturday, Oct. 23, to dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” as part of “Thrill the World,” a worldwide simultaneous dance to the Jackson tune. Ali Thomas, shown at right, and Jade Turner taught the dance at several rehearsals during the week. The dance will be repeated this Saturday, Oct. 30, at 9:30 p.m. in front of Sam & Eddie’s Open Books in downtown. Yellow Springs Dance is sponsoring the events. (photo by Vanessa Query)

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  • School’s 5-year forecast in red

    The current school district budget picture, as presented by district Treasurer Dawn Weller at the school board’s Oct. 14 meeting, shows that expenditures are increasing at a greater rate than revenues, and the local district will begin running a negative cash balance at the beginning of the 2013 school year.

  • Tales of hauntings in the village

    Apparitions and ghostly music at Ye Olde Trail Tavern. Loaves of bread flying off the counter at the Sunrise Cafe. Disembodied voices in Antioch’s Main Building. Chairs traveling through the air in the Union Schoolhouse. A phantom walking around John Bryan State Park.