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Nick Boutis led a small group of villagers on a public hike of its new property, the 76-acre Sutton Farm. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

A hike through the Glen’s Sutton Farm

Last week, Nick Boutis led a public hike through the a 76-acre farm that Glen Helen Association purchased last year, detailing the group’s restoration plans. See more photos after the jump.

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  • Members of the YS Odd Fellows will lead community members in placing flags on the graves of veterans and hold a Memorial Day ceremony and history talk about the cemetery's Civil War cannon this weekend. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Odd Fellows to host Memorial Day events

    The YS Odd Fellows invite the community to help place flags on veterans’ gravestones and attend a ceremony and historical talk in honor of Memorial Day this weekend.

  • The speaker at this year's TLT annual meeting will be Hope Taft, who will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ohio Scenic River Act.

    Hope Taft to talk Ohio Scenic Rivers Act at TLT annual meeting

    Tecumseh Land Trust invites the public to the 2018 annual gathering and meeting at the McCulloch Fen Run Farm on Sunday, June 3, at 2 p.m. This year’s guest speaker will be Hope Taft, former first lady of Ohio, who will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ohio’s Scenic Rivers Act.

  • Free film screening to feature ‘Selma’

    Yellow Springs-based groups Young People of Color and The 365 Project, with support from the local Unitarian Universalist congregation, will present a free screening of the award-winning 2014 film “Selma” on Monday, May 21, at the Little Art Theatre in downtown Yellow Springs.

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  •   Artist Haack employs tea, rust in ‘Recent Work’

    "Recent Work," an exhibition of pieces by Jennifer Haack, is currently on display at Antioch University Midwest."Recent Work," an exhibition of pieces by Jennifer Haack, is currently on display in The Alcove Gallery at Antioch University Midwest.

  •   Paranormal author to speak at Spirited Goat

    Paranormal author Michele Zirkle will share the story of a water haunting in her West Virginia home and other esoterica at a talk in town Saturday.

  •   YSTC’s theatrical ‘collage’

    The Yellow Springs Theater Company will present an original theater work written and directed by 2012 Yellow Springs graduate Colton Pitstick on Wednesday through Saturday, May 9–12, at First Presbyterian Church. Pictured, from left, are participants Keri Speck, Victoria Walters, Jennifer Johnson, Pitstick, Brian Upchurch, Ellen Ballerene and Carlos Landaburu. (Submitted photo)It started with a collection of poems. The writing was inspired by life; but the poems, composed over a span of about four years, are the basis of an original theatrical work debuting here next week when The Yellow Springs Theater Company presents “when heart beats…”

Village Schools (archives)

  •   Custody dispute puts Mills Lawn on lockdown

    Police officers were on the scene at least 90 minutes before the incident appeared to end peacefully.

  •   Pro-levy group spent $16,626

    The Committee for the Levy, a citizen group in support of the school facilities levy, spent $16,626.91 on the recent levy campaign, according to a finance report submitted to the state on April 26, the deadline for filing.

  •   Krier leave continues

    Tim Krier, the principal of McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School, will remain on medical leave through the end of the school year.

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  •   County, state primary races — Gould, Lopez win party nominations

    Villagers voted on May 8, Primary Election Day. According to election officials, voting ebbed and flowed throughout the day at Antioch University Midwest, with an overall turnout of 1,664 voters. For precincts in Yellow Springs and Miami Township, the total turnout was about 53 percent, compared to 22 percent county-wide. (Photo by Megan Bachman)Greene County residents will have a new representative joining the county Board of Commissioners in the fall, regardless of who wins the fall general election race, as incumbent Alan G. Anderson was bested in the Republican primary Tuesday, May 8, by challenger Dick Gould.

  •   How will you vote on the school levy?

    Last week the News spoke to about two dozen villagers representing a cross-section of the community about how they plan to vote on the upcoming school facilities levy.

  •   Candidates address opioid crisis and growth

    The opioid epidemic has hit Greene County hard, and the elected county commissioners aren’t doing enough to support those affected by addiction, according to two candidates seeking the Democratic Party nomination for county commissioner in the May 8 primary.

Obituaries (archives)

  •   Dr. Robert G. Englefield

    Dr. Robert G. EnglefieldDr. Robert G. Englefield, 83, of Springfield, passed away on Monday afternoon, May 21, 2018.

  •   Marie Adams Perry Payton

    S. Marie Adams Perry PaytonS. Marie Adams Perry Payton, 88, of Milwaukee Wis., left this world peacefully on May 5, 2018 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital.

  •   JoAnne White

    Joanne WhiteJoAnne White, 84, died May 4, 2018. She was born to Marie and Joseph Woodford on May 25, 1933.

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