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From The Print Section :: Page 6

  • New face at AME church

    The Reverend Dwight Smith is the new pastor at the historic Central Chapel AME Church, a local congregation founded in 1866. Smith, who lives in Dayton, was a television news broadcaster before answering the call to ­ministry. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Twenty years ago, a television news broadcaster eschewed the bad news of local TV for the “good news” of Jesus Christ. Now he takes the pulpit of the Central Chapel AME Church, one of the village’s oldest churches.

  • YS teacher charged with felony

    Columbus resident Benjamin Trumbull, who teaches at Mills Lawn school, was charged last week by Franklin County police with felony possession of sexually explicit material involving a minor. He is shown here receiving a national teaching award in 2010. (News archive photo by Megan Bachman)

    Longtime Mills Lawn teacher Ben Trumbull was suspended on Friday after being charged by Franklin County authorities with pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor.

  • Morgan fund replaces Curves

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    For the past decade, local Curves franchise owner Lynn Hardman has provided a fun and safe place for women to come together to get fit. The intent for her business at 506 South High St. was always to provide exercise options for women who didn’t see themselves in the setting of a traditional gym.

  • School board— Longer classes sought for PBL

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    McKinney and Yellow Springs High School students will take almost half of their courses in long, interdisciplinary blocks next year if the school switches to a full block schedule.

  • News is tops for a fifth time

    The News fulltime staff celebrated being named Newspaper of the Year in its size category by the Ohio Newspaper Association for the fifth straight year. Pictured above are, top row from left, Designer Suzanne Szempruch and Village Desk Editor Lauren (Chuck) Shows; middle row, Pearl Bachman (not fulltime) and Reporter Megan Bachman, Editor Diane Chiddister, freelancer Carol Simmons and Associate Editor Lauren Heaton; and front row, Designer Matt Minde and Office Manager Kathryn Hitchcock. Not shown are Advertising Manager Robert Hasek and Bookkeeper Peg Champney. (Photo by our Camera)

    For the fifth year in a row, the Yellow Springs News won the top honor in its size category at the annual Ohio Newspaper Association convention.

  • Village Council— Public Arts Commission busy in ’14

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    After a long pause following its 2013 launch, the Public Arts Commission was busy last year, making progress on a number of projects, according to PAC member David Turner in the group’s 2014 report to Council at Council’s Feb. 2 meeting.

  • Beer, bugs get bigger at MillWorks

    Yellow Springs Brewery owners Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters will soon be doubling their capacity and adding a canning line at their MillWorks facility. Here they stood with their 15-barrel fermenters, which will be upgraded to 30-barrel fermenters this spring. The brewery started as just a 7-barrel facility. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A former 19th-century cannery will churn out aluminum cans once again when a local brewery starts canning its beer there later this year.

  • Eclectic, meaningful movement

    “Our American Skin,” an original dance by Valerie Blackwell-Truitt, center, will be one of the pieces by local choreographers performed at this weekend’s Yellow Springs Community Dance Concert, at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. Also performing above at right is Blackwell-Truitt’s son, Kyle, to whom the dance is dedicated. See article at bottom of page on the event. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Human rights issues, original work from local choreographers and new things to do with chairs come together at this year’s annual Yellow Springs Community Dance Concert.

  • Dowdell memorial

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    A celebration of the life of Marilyn Dowdell and her contributions to her family and the community will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church. The service will be followed by a reception in the church’s Westminster Hall.

  • Forum tackles race relations

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    About 15 years ago in Knoxville, Tenn., Opolot Okia was riding his bicycle past the daycare where his son was playing with other kids in the school yard.