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Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. (YSSI) will host summer soccer camps during the week of June 16–20 for kids in Yellow Springs and surrounding areas. This will be the third year for these locally held soccer camps.
The Yellow Springs recreational soccer program will begin its spring season on Saturday, April 5. Players who participated in the fall season will remain on the same teams. Coaches will contact the players for practice prior to the start of the season.
William E. (Bill) Hoag, 60, of Xenia, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2008, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was born October 14, 1947, in New Burlington, Ohio, the son of Richard E. and Ruth (Sparrow) Hoag.
Gretta Marie Scott died peacefully at Friends Care Center in Yellow Springs on Saturday, March 30. She finally joined the love of her life, her late husband James Earl “Dud” Scott Jr., in heaven. She was 74.
Gertrude Lucas Coleman Churchman, former Yellow Springs resident, died Wednesday, March 20. The youngest of five children, Gertrude was born in Meridian, Miss., to Daniel Lucas and Minnie Lucas Bookman, of Chicago, Ill.
Mary Campbell of Yellow Springs died Wednesday, March 26 at Hospice of Dayton. She was 101. She was born Feb. 5, 1907, in Hazard, Ky, the daughter of the late Austin and Sallie (Fugate) Godsey.
Lawrence W. “Larry” Berry of Springfield died Monday, March 24, in his residence. He was 73. He was born March 5, 1935, in Springfield, the son of Howard Paul and Gertrude (Drennen) Berry.
At their March 17 meeting, members of the Yellow Springs Village Council learned that, due to a past communication error, the Village greenbelt fund should have about $100,000 more than the $87,000 it currently contains.
At its March 13 meeting the school board moved one step closer to increasing open enrollment in local schools when it gave the go ahead to Superintendent Norm Glismann to begin advertising for two new full-time elementary school teachers for grades one and two, and a half-time kindergarten, teacher.
If you ask local attorney Ellis Jacobs if he usually wins his cases, you might find him, uncharacteristically, at a loss for words. After a pensive few moments in a recent interview, he came up with a response he deemed acceptable.