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Lawhorne gets gold at HOSA conference

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XENIA — Greene County Career Center junior Tyra Lawhorne led a strong group of competitors at the recent Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference at Tolles Career and Technical Center. Lawhorne won gold in the Clinical Nursing competition and earned a spot at the HOSA National Leadership Conference at the Coronado Springs Resort near Orlando in June.The team of Taylor Adkins and Katie Patterson finished top five in the Emergency Medical Technician event. Laura Smith also was recognized for a top five finish in Clinical Nursing. Lawhorne, Adkins, Patterson and Smith are all from Fairborn High School, and enrolled in GCCC’s Health Science Academy.

 

Learn to manage rain water with free workshop

FAIRBORN — Registration is underway for a free rain water workshop offered by the Fairborn Parks & Recreation Division in conjunction with the Greene Soil & Water Conservation District. This is the third year for this popular workshop due to high demand and attendance.This workshop for managing rain water will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, at the Fairborn Senior Citizen Center, 325 North Third St.

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Man dies in Shawnee Lake

NEW JASPER TOWNSHIP — A 63-year-old man died Tuesday in what police are calling an accidental drowning in Shawnee Lake.Shortly after 11 a.m. authorities received a call about a man, whose identity has not been released, in the lake yelling for help, according to Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer. When rescue crews arrived they found a truck, trailer and an unoccupied boat in the water.Mutual aid was provided by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, an Ohio State Highwa...

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History of Zion Baptist Church

XENIA — As Zion Baptist Church prepares to celebrate its 175th anniversary this weekend, the church has shared its history going all the way to the beginning.The 14 original members, all free-born Negroes from Virginia, settled in Greene County to help promote the Underground Railroad. They were first organized at the home of Jack and Priscilla Roberts by the by Rev. Wallace Shelton in April 1839.

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Beavercreek mall announces new tenant

BEAVERCREEK — A store specializing in skateboard and snowboard apparel and merchandise is coming to Greene County.The Mall at Fairfield Commons announced that Zumiez will open its first store in the region, occupying approximately 2,900 square feet inside the shopping center. It plans to be open in early fall.“We are thrilled to welcome Zumiez to our center,” said Kristie Miller, marketing director at the Mall at Fairfield Commons. “Having the fir...

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J.R. Martinez keynote speaker at WSU Academy of Medicine annual dinner

DAYTON —Motivational speaker, U.S. Army veteran, Dancing With The Stars winner, actor and best-selling author J.R. Martinez will speak at the Wright State University Academy of Medicine annual dinner and distinguished guest lecture on Wednesday, April 23.

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International leadership broadcast live to CU

CEDARVILLE — Ohio residents can now register to attend the 2014 Leadercast at Cedarville University and hear from renowned leaders including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Malcolm Gladwell and Laura Bush. The event will be simulcast from Atlanta, Ga., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 9 in the Dixon Ministry Center Recital Hall.Leadercast is a one-day leadership-development event broadcast live to hundreds of locations around the world. Last year, over 100,000 leaders from 14 countries atten...

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April 116:44 a.m. — Request Officer 1300 block of Peacepipe Trail.6:58 a.m. — Assist 1600 block of Deer Creek Drive.7:01 a.m. — Detail — School 300 block of Kinsey Road.7:10 a.m. — Request Officer 600 block of North Columbus Avenue.7:17 a.m. — Detail — Other 1600 block of North Detroit Street.7:34 a.m. — Assist 400 block of Cottage Grove Avenue.8:19 a.m...

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