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Sep
27
2020
  • Villagers give views on jail

    The Greene County Jail on East Market Street in downtown Xenia was built in 1969. County leaders say the aging facility needs to be replaced with an updated and expanded facility. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Village Council, at its Feb. 18 regular meeting, considered perspectives on Issue 12, a 0.25% sales tax increase to fund the construction of a new and larger jail for Greene County.

  • Seasonal trail closures begin Sunday in Glen Helen

    This stretch of trail has tripled in width due to hikers on muddy days. (Photo courtesy of Glen Helen)

    On Sunday, March 1, the Glen Helen trail system will be closed to protect the nature preserve during the freeze/thaw cycle. Depending on the weather, the trails may reopen as soon as the next day, Monday, March 2.

  • Schools mourn beloved bus driver

    Yellow Springs students, parents, teachers, staff — everyone knew beloved district bus driver Darryl Dewer simply as  “Mr. Darryl.”

  • Leonard Cargan

    Leonard Cargan, born April 7, 1929, in Albany, N.Y., died on Jan. 22, 2020, at his home, with family and a hospice nurse present. He was 90 years old.

  • Of cabbages and spring

    While astronomical spring is still three weeks hence, what Yellow Springs Almanac writer Bill Felker calls “Community Spring” is here.

  • Grinnell Road ‘shootout’— Investigation continues in double fatal shooting

    Greene County authorities say that the investigation into the double fatal shooting outside a home on Grinnell Road, just south of Yellow Springs, on Wednesday, Feb. 12, could take weeks to complete.

  • Sugar Shack tour returns

    John DeWine of Flying Mouse Farms is busy these days boiling down hundreds of gallons of sap from some 650 taps of the farm’s maple trees to make maple syrup. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Tecumseh Land Trust will hold its annual sugar shack tour on Sunday, March 1, 2–4 p.m. at Whitehall Farm.

  • February 20, 2020 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up

    February 13, 2020 — Bulldog Sports Round-Up

  • The big fix

    On Saturday, Feb. 15, the Repair Café returned to Yellow Springs.

  • MTFR seeks volunteers at open house

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue is in need of volunteers. (Photo via mtfr.org)

    Miami Township Fire-Rescue, or MTFR, is looking for community volunteers willing to commit the time needed to train to become a firefighter and/or emergency medical technician.