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  • Yellow Springs villagers seek answers over death

    According to friends who knew him well, Paul E. Schenck was a complicated man. And the circumstances under which he died last week in a gun fight at his home on High Street are no less complex.

  • Antioch College Farm conditionally approved for continued operations

    After hearing from many concerned neighbors at their Aug. 5 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to allow Antioch College to create a farm on its property as a conditional rather than permitted use.

  • Martha Benham

    Martha Elisabeth (Anderson) Benham of Springfield went to be with the Lord on Aug. 6. She passed away peacefully at the age of 93 with her family near in the Hospice of Cincinnati in Blue Ash, Ohio. Martha was born on Dec. 1, 1919 in Cedarville to Dr. Leo Anderson D.V.M. and Martha (Knott) Anderson. […]

  • Thelma Phillips

    Thelma F. (Baker) Phillips of Yellow Springs passed away peacefully with family by her side at Friends Care Community on Saturday, Aug. 10. She was 83. Thelma was born on July 6, 1930 to the late Vernon and Edith (Harvey) Baker in Christiansburg. She was a graduate of Springfield High School in 1949. Soon after […]

  • T-ball finale — Love for the sport, and one another

    It was a dark and stormy day: blustering thunder boomed in the Miami Valley, and anxious parents of dedicated t-ballers worried: would t-ball happen that evening? The concern was acute: it was t-ball trophy night, the blowout ballgame/wiener roast/celebration of what we’d done that is held at the end of the t-ball season each summer. […]

  • Get by with a little help from my Friends

    Family, friends and community members filled up the Mills Lawn gym Saturday evening for the annual concert by Friends Music Camp staff and campers.

  • Mosquitos net vigilance of Yellow Springs villagers

    Assistant professor of biomedical science Savitha Krishna, right, and Antioch student Diana Harvey sampled the water at Ellis Pond this week in search of the larvae and pupae of mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile Virus. The Antioch biology class is working with the Green Environmental Coalition and Greene County Combined Health District to monitor and control the spread of mosquitoes in the village to prevent the potentially-dangerous illness. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At a house along Livermore Street last week, the mosquitoes were so dense that the Aedes species — typically only active in the evenings — were out during the day in search of a blood meal.

  • Sculptors go for the bronze in the Yellow Springs Experience

    Local sculptor Brian Maughan is one of four artists selected for the Yellow Springs Experience: National Bronze Symposium, Oct. 13–26 on the Antioch campus. Last week at his home studio on N. Walnut Street, Maughan worked on preliminary sketches for one of the four contemporary bronze sculptures he will create during the two-week symposium. Later the 12 completed pieces will be erected as part of a downtown sculpture trail. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    An ancient method of casting bronze sculpture that was revived 90 years ago at Antioch College is returning to the campus and community.

  • Late night High Street shootout ends in Yellow Springs resident’s death

    The village was on high alert late Tuesday night as most of Greene County’s police firepower converged in Yellow Springs to back up local police in a shootout with a local man.

  • Antioch College Farm raises animals, concerns

    A conceptual rendering of the Antioch College farm by farm manager Kat Christen illustrates the multi-use plans the college envisions for the property long known as the golf course. Representatives from the college will present a revised land-use plan to Village Council on Monday, Aug. 5, with hopes of getting the zoning code to permit a certain number of farm animals on the property, to be used mostly for academic experimentation in sustainable agriculture. (Map courtesy of Antioch College)

    The farming activity on what is affectionately known as the Antioch golf course is just beginning, and it’s the heart of what Antioch College envisions for its sustainability program, one of the key components of the college curriculum.

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