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Articles From August 30th, 2019
At the edge of the Glen next to a recently refurbished barn, the 8- to 10-year-olds tack up their horses. They stand on their toes to brush the horses’ backs, stoop to clean their hooves and then wind up to hoist their bulky saddles up and over in hopes that they’re centered enough to ride. Too small to mount from the ground, the young riders climb on from a set of steps in the outdoor ring and wait for Carolyn to check their stirrups. They sit high up in the air on Whisper, Honeypepper, Salty and Chipper, animals 20 times their size, which they are learning to lead and care for.
For 50 years the Riding Centre in Yellow Springs has operated for this purpose, to teach people how to be with horses.
This year Mills Lawn School has dropped a tier in the state ranking system, from “excellent” to “effective,” because of lower demonstrated proficiencies on the Ohio Achievement Test. According to school report card information published online by the Ohio Department of Education, or ODE, at http://reportcard.ohio.gov, McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High School are […]
If you think Yellow Springs is a wonderful place to call home, the editors of Ohio Magazine agree with you. They recently announced that the village has been selected as one of five “Best Ohio Hometowns” for 2010. “It’s a great opportunity,” Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Karen Wintrow said of the selection […]
“We knew when we were putting it up that if it had a certain quality and speed, it might get attention,” Whiteside said.
The YSHS football team lost 51–6 to Toronto High School on Friday, Sept. 18.
Bulldog Roland Newsome brought down Toronto’s kickoff at their 30-yard line, but the visitors scored in the first three minutes of the game. That was followed by four touch downs in the first quarter.
Johnnie Ray “Peck” Paul, age 78, of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, at his residence. He was born October 15, 1930, in Norwood, Ohio, the son of Alva H. and Mildred (Reid) Paul. He grew up in the Yellow Springs area. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Donald and […]