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Articles From August 30th, 2019

  • Sea Dogs win, break records

    The Yellow Springs Aquatic Club — a.k.a. Sea Dogs — soundly defeated the Champaign Family YMCA (Urbana) Flying Fish 481 to 113 at a home meet on Thursday, June 28. Seven team records were broken. 

  • Tale of two flags

    Nerak Roth Patterson parades his red convertible through downtown at 2018's Fourth of July parade (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    The Yellow Springs’ Pride and Fourth of July parades in pictures by Diane Chiddister, Karen Wintrow and Matthew Collins. 

  • Victor C. Nieset

    Victor C. Nieset of Elyria, Ohio, passed away at Fairview Hospital in Cleveland on Sunday, June 24, 2018. He was 78.

  • Reaching out to save a life

    In the depths of depression, a young Abraham Lincoln wrote a letter to his law partner in 1841 that hinted at possible suicidal intentions.

  • Yellow Springs shows its pride colors

    The village’s LGBTQ comnunity and allies will celebrate YS Pride this Saturday, June 30, with a festival beginning at noon and continuing through the day until 5 p.m. in the parking lot of Peach’s. The Pride Parade begins at 5 p.m. from Peach’s parking lot, and continues downtown. Pictured above is Zay Crawford, a proud participant who led last year’s parade. (News archive Photo By Aaron Zaremsky)

    Downtown Yellow Springs is awash in rainbows. The annual local celebration — YS Pride — will be celebrated this Saturday, June 30, with a free festival and march through downtown.

  • Taming a wild horse Funderburg’s latest challenge

    Local horse trainer Laura Funderburg is shown here with Queso, a formerly wild horse from Virginia that Funderburg is training on her family’s farm on Hyde Road. Funderburg is one of 14 trainers nationwide taking part in the Appalacian Trainer Face Off, a competition for horse trainers that highlights the plight of wild horses. (Photo by Kayla Graham)

    Funderburg has been training horses for 15 years, and it is evident that the learning is a two-way street. Horses are very straightforward, she said; they are what they are: the animal becomes a mirror.

  • Council eyes creating a CIC

    At Village Council’s June 18 meeting, Council revisited a previous discussion on the potential benefits and costs of creating a designated community improvement corporation, or CIC.

  • Bats blaze in Majors, Minors

    The Tom’s Market Pirates lost their first game of the season in last week’s play and saw their lead over the Nipper’s Corner Reds fall to just half a game.

  • The true beauty of T-ball

    It was a bit of a homecoming night at Perry League last Friday. We had the remarkable Gama-Lobo clan — Morgan, 9, Marina, 7, and Mayaan, 3 — visiting, vacationing, coming about 8,000 miles from South Africa.

  • Ernest Russell Heston

    Ernest Russell Heston died on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 7:40 a.m. He was 91 years old.