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From The Print Section :: Page 64

  • Eye-popping joy at T-ball


    The children’s capacity for joy is remarkable. Mind-boggling. Like Sophia Purdin, 4, cousin of one of my all-time favorite T-ball alums, Scotty Purdin.

  • Donald Hutslar


    Donald A. Hutslar, of Worthington, Ohio, and Yellow Springs, died on June 13, 2014. He was 82. He is survived by his wife Jean and son Caleb, a resident of Columbus. A 1949 graduate of Bryan High School in Yellow Springs, Don received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Ohio University. After serving with […]

  • Yellow Springs Blues

    Police Chief Anthony Pettiford, second from right, are, from left, Stephanie Spurlock, Jeff Beam and Randall Hawley. (Submitted photo by Judy Kintner)

    Three new police officers were sworn into the Yellow Springs Police Department on May 19th.

  • Harriet May Guthrie


    About the author: She was born in 1923 to the name Harriet May McCune, married William Robert Guthrie, and then took on Harriet M. Guthrie. She was a conversationalist and listener, storyteller, poet, writer, debater, weaver of words, social activist, and celebrator of life and books. She loved and was loved — greatly. Always intellectually […]

  • YS Boy Scouts celebrate 75th year

    The local Boy Scout Troop 78 celebrated its 75th anniversary last week with a potluck at John Bryan day lodge for current and former scouts. Pictured in front of the First Presbyterian Church where the troop meets each month are current officers and scout masters, including, back row, from left, Andrew Kraus, Paul Evans, Nathan Hardman, Alex Kraus, Thomas Cunningham, Brian Upchurch and William Evans. In front from left are William Gray, Weymar Osborne, Lake Miller and Mike Miller. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Former Yellow Springs Boy Scout Will McCuddy likes to tell the story of a camping trip at Sloan’s Cave in Cumberland, Ky., when he had to hike through water neck deep to get out alive.

  • T-ball is full of kindness, surprises

    Coach Jimmy Chesire led his enthusiastic young t-ball squad in warm-ups at the opening game of the Perry League season. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    We’re rolling our arms, warming up, but two of our animated, creative and delightful players, Rowan Brown, 5, and Kian Rainey, 5, are doing their own variation of this exercise.

  • Mary A. Hendrickson


    Mary A. Hendrickson, of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, died Saturday, June 7. She was 75. Her sudden passing was the result of a fall sustained while doing what she loved — working as the executive director of New Directions, the domestic violence shelter of Knox County. She helped to found the organization in 1983 and had […]

  • Doug Hinkley


    Doug Hinkley, one of the village’s most interesting thinkers and talented writers, died June 11 at his Limestone Street home after a two-year battle with lung cancer, with his wife, Jill Becker, by his side. He was 66. One of five children of Jim and Dorothy Hinkley, Doug grew up in a ranch house in […]

  • Agnes Lawall Moon


    Agnes Lawall Moon, who lived in Cincinnati from 1953 to 2012, passed away on June 11 at the Friends Care Center. She was 95. She was the loving wife of Edwin O. Moon for 55 years, until his death in 1996. Agnes was born March 17, 1919 in Richmond, Ind. She was a graduate of […]

  • Minor League’s Reds trump Pirates


    The 2014 Minor League season kicked off Saturday, June 14, with a decisive 14–5 win by the Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Reds over the Tom’s Market Pirates. The Reds jumped out to an early 2–1 first inning lead and never looked back.