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  • Small towns use creativity to grow

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    The story of Ponca City, Okla., recently named one of the top 10 best small towns for business in the U.S. , is a case study for how to rebuild a flagging small town economy.

  • New bridge honors builder Richard Eastman

    The late Dick Eastman, longtime villager and Greene County engineer, will be honored this Friday at the dedication of the Richard P. Eastman Hyde Road Covered Bridge. The event takes place at 10 a.m. Friday at the Corry Street end of the bridge. (Submitted Photo)

    Richard Eastman is to have the county’s newest covered bridge named in his honor. A ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication at 10 a.m. Friday, May 9, will open the newly constructed Richard P. Eastman Hyde Road Covered Bridge, which crosses a segment of the Little Miami Bike Trail.

  • Blue Moon Soup at Clifton— A musical melange of bluegrass, Celtic and ’60s rock riffs

    Local four-piece string band Blue Moon Soup is making a name for itself in the region with a sound that blends bluegrass, Celtic traditional, folk and pop. From left is Jon Bauman, Robbie Marion, Brendan Moore, Justin Moon and pitbull “Moon.” Blue Moon Soup plays a benefit concert for WYSO at the Clifton Opera House at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, with Irish duo Changeling. (Submitted photo by Suzy Perler)

    If the wizard Gandalf was a fan of the Grateful Dead, he would probably also listen to the Blue Moon Soup string band.

  • Sidebar: Monica Hasek At Antioch College Wellness Center

    FEATURE: Interim Wellness Center Director Monica Hasek (submitted photo)

    Local yoga studio owner Monica Hasek has been named the new director of the Antioch College Wellness Center, the college announced on Tuesday.

  • Morris Keeton

    Obituary

    Former Yellow Springs resident Morris T. Keeton passed away at home in his sleep on April 10 at the age of 97. Morris and his wife Ruth moved to Yellow Springs in 1947, when Morris began his 30-year tenure with Antioch College. Over the next three decades, he served as pastor, professor of philosophy and […]

  • May 15, 2014 Bulldog Sport Round Up

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    May 15, 2014 Bulldog Sport Round Up

  • Adult entertainment

    Around 180 villagers, including Minerva and Alex Bieri, at right, donned their most glamorous attire for the Hollywood-themed Yellow Springs Adult Prom on Saturday night and danced the night away. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    This year’s prom queen was Gayle Sampson and the prom king went only by “Risky Business” for the outfit she based upon Tom Cruise’s character in that film. Other creative outfits were the Dude from “The Big Lebowski” and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Yellow Springs Browns Backers, which organized the prom, raised around $2,700 for Yellow […]

  • Leadership shifts at Antioch College

    Antioch College this week announced that Lori Collins-Hall is the new vice-president of academic affairs. She plans to start her job in July. (Submitted photo)

      SIDEBAR: Monica Hasek hire as interim Wellness Center director. Recent shifts in Antioch College leadership aim to build on the college’s strengths and distinctiveness, as well as pivot to a new stage of growth, according to College President Mark Roosevelt in recent interviews. The changes include a new focus on global studies, the hiring […]

  • Village Council narrows choice to three manager finalists

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    At their May 5 meeting, Village Council members announced the three finalists for the position of Village manager.

  • Antioch University Midwest to screen classic political films

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    Jon Saari doesn’t need to rent the movies he’s showing in a seminar on modern political film — he already owns most of them.