Xenia Gazette- RSS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/ http://xeniagazette.com/ Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:23:14 EST 1800 Addressing infant mortality in Ohio http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50437905/Addressing-infant-mortality-in-Ohio According to humanitarian organization Save the Children, the United States has the highest first-day death rate for infants among industrialized countries – more than 11,000 babies die within 24 hours of their birth each year. It's... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:36:11 EST Reunions: a peculiar custom http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50437581/Reunions:-a-peculiar-custom It seems to me that of all the peculiar activities or customs we humans indulge in is that of reunions. According to the dictionary definition a reunion is “a gathering of relatives, friends, or associates at regular intervals or after... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:22:06 EST Basement fire quickly contained http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50480685/Basement-fire-quickly-contained From staff reportsXENIA — A small fire did minor damage to a mixed-use building on South Detroit Street Saturday afternoon. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:37:10 EST Three undefeated teams remain http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50480541/Three-undefeated-teams-remain Through one week of the high school football season, the Greene County area high school teams have just three of the eight area high school football teams remaining with unblemished won-loss records. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:14:15 EST Greene County Marriages http://xeniagazette.com/news/blotter/50462726/Greene-County-Marriages Aug. 4Nicholas Jaems Oetman of Xenia and Alyssa Marie Wilson of Xenia applied for a marriage license Aug. 4. Date of marriage Aug. 12.Aug. 5 Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:05:11 EST Lady Eagles lose physical battle to Elks http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50479648/Lady-Eagles-lose-physical-battle-to-Elks BELLBROOK — It wouldn't be a Centerville-Bellbrook soccer match if there wasn't at least one yellow card drawn during the game. Buttons were pushed and patience was tested when the Bellbrook Lady Eagles visited Centerville,... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:53:25 EST Xenia Police Reports http://xeniagazette.com/news/blotter/50479564/Xenia-Police-Reports Aug. 142:45 p.m. — Criminal Damaging 100 block of North West Street.2:53 p.m. — Follow Up 100 block of Tackett Drive.3:01 p.m. — Domestic Violence 30 block of Leaman Street. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:44:16 EST Ambassadors fall twice http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50479515/Ambassadors-fall-twice XENIA — One Xenia Christian soccer team has plenty of players, but little game experience. The other has plenty of experience, but too many sidelined players. Both lost matches to Cincinnati Christian on Saturday. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:40:17 EST Beavercreek festival will be poppin’ http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top/50466329/Beavercreek-festival-will-be-poppin BEAVERCREEK — When he started filling the water trough at his country store with popcorn over 30 years ago, Gary Deis probably didn't realize that his way of saying thank you to his patrons would become a Beavercreek tradition: the... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:17:23 EST First Fridays growing and growing http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top/50478860/First-Fridays-growing-and-growing XENIA — As Xenia prepares for its final First Fridays in 2014, one thing is certain about the six-year-old event: It just keeps getting bigger and better. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:49:11 EST Perry hams it up http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50448026/Perry-hams-it-up The Texas governor's claims that he was indicted for merely exercising his veto power is a bunch of hokum.Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:34:12 EST On the right track http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top/50478361/On-the-right-track CEDARVILLE — The Dayton N-Track club was once again on display at CedarFest.Some may say it's a hidden gem of the annual event in Cedarville and it's not hard to figure out why. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:08:10 EST Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at US Open http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50466903/Sara-Errani-outlasts-Venus-Williams-at-US-Open NEW YORK (AP) — Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:20:06 EST Cedarville hosting Math Circle http://xeniagazette.com/news/news_education/50466552/Cedarville-hosting-Math-Circle CEDARVILLE — Math Circle, a 14-week program designed to strengthen math skills for fifth- and sixth- grade students, will begin Tuesday, Sept. 2 at Cedarville University's Engineering and Science Center. There is no cost to enroll in the... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:00:06 EST Greeneview Local Schools announces meal policy http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50465861/Greeneview-Local-Schools-announces-meal-policy JAMESTOWN — Greeneview Local Schools announced its 2014-2015 policy for free and reduced breakfast and lunch plans for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:26:07 EST City readying for winter http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top/50464520/City-readying-for-winter XENIA— The City of Xenia voted Thursday night to spend nearly $300,000 to purchase 3,000 tons of roadway salt in preparation for the upcoming winter. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:10:05 EST Fairborn loses lightning-delayed opener http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50465714/Fairborn-loses-lightning-delayed-opener By Scott Halaszshalasz@civitasmedia.comNEW CARLISLE — Turnovers proved to be the Fairborn Skyhawks' demise in a 6-0 season-opening loss to Tecumseh on Friday. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:01:19 EST A good crops rides on number of bushels and price http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/50463827/A-good-crops-rides-on-number-of-bushels-and-price COLUMBUS — For Ohio corn growers, their future rides on two numbers - the price of corn per bushel, and how many bushels they sell. That may seem like Agribusiness 101, but in 2014, those numbers are worrying corn growers as never... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 14:21:15 EST Let’s affirm the right to unionize and the freedom to abstain http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50463043/Lets-affirm-the-right-to-unionize-and-the-freedom-to-abstain This Monday, September 1st, our nation celebrates the contributions of the American labor movement and, more broadly, the social and economic achievements of all workers. In the midst of the parades, end-of-summer sales, anticipation of football, and... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:28:12 EST Music boosters hosts event http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50433262/Music-boosters-hosts-event BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook Music Boosters will host the 26th annual Mid States Band Association Marching Band Fall Invitational 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. The event will host more than 14 bands at Miami Valley South Stadium behind Bellbrook High... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:54:13 EST