Xenia Gazette- RSS NEWS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/NEWS http://xeniagazette.com/section/NEWS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:18:32 EST 1800 BZA member steps down after 40 years http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50029001/BZA-member-steps-down-after-40-years SUGARCREEK TOWNSHIP — Jack Gibson stepped down from the Board of Zoning Appeals June 21 after a brief ceremony during the Sugarcreek Township Council meeting after serving 40 years. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fairborn Municipal Court http://xeniagazette.com/news/blotter/50095050/Fairborn-Municipal-Court July 11Timothy L. Sigmon, 603 Monticillo St., Dayton, guilty petty theft, $350 fines, 180 days, 150 suspended. Community control for up to three years concurrent with parole, stay out of all Meijer stores. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greene County Parks to host free lure making seminar http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-lifestyle/50046732/Greene-County-Parks-to-host-free-lure-making-seminar XENIA — Greene County Parks and Trails invites the public to attend the next Sportsman's Seminar Series. Learn about Muskie lure making 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Greene County Media Room, 541 Ledbetter Road. The world champion Muskie... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cycling classic raises nearly $22,000 http://xeniagazette.com/news/lifestyle/50092278/Cycling-classic-raises-nearly-$22000 GREENE COUNTY — The 11th Annual Greene Trails Cycling Classic attracted more than 200 cyclists from around the globe and raised nearly $22,000 to benefit the trail management fund. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Top feeder calf showmen http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news-home_top/50091652/Top-feeder-calf-showmen XENIA — Top feeder calf showmanship honors were handed out Sunday in one of the first shows of the Greene County Fair. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Animals visiting First Fridays http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50029966/Animals-visiting-First-Fridays XENIA — Some “Cool Critters” will be visiting Xenia First Fridays. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fair cook-off showcases lamb dishes http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news-home_top/50090365/Fair-cook-off-showcases-lamb-dishes XENIA — The 2014 Lamb Cook-off at the Greene County Fair was held Sunday afternoon. The event produced several unique dishes that pleased Cook-off Judge Sandy Feix of Xenia. She was looking for specific elements in her judging of the three... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Horse ambassadors named http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news-home_top/50090286/Horse-ambassadors-named XENIA TOWNSHIP — Two Greene County girls have taken love of horses and a desire to be a role model to younger 4-H members into the roles of the 2014 Horse Ambassadors. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bringing in the clowns for ‘A Special Wish’ http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/50057398/Bringing-in-the-clowns-for-A-Special-Wish FAIRBORN — A local clown alley will once again celebrate National Clown Week by supporting an organization that helps bring smiles to some very special children. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Poll workers to undergo mandatory training http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/50026953/Poll-workers-to-undergo-mandatory-training COLUMBUS — Recognizing the importance of having properly trained elections officials in place, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted issued Directive 2014-21, requiring all poll workers for the upcoming general election to undergo mandatory... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Saunders finally gets his calf http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news-home_top/50084673/Saunders-finally-gets-his-calf XENIA — In front of a packed Greene County Fair grandstand, and with his friends and family cheering him on, a muddy and happy Tyler Saunders raised his hands in triumph and yelled. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Interstate 675 lane closure scheduled http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news/50094821/Interstate-675-lane-closure-scheduled GREENE COUNTY — Pavement work will require a lane closure on Interstate 675 on July 29.From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., the right lanes of north and southbound I-675 will be closed at Wilmington Pike. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST (No heading) http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news/50084575/ Kids in the 12-13 year-olds division race after three calves, during the annual Greene County Calf Scramble, held in front of the main grandstand, Sunday evening at the Greene County Fair, in Xenia. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fairborn Police Reports http://xeniagazette.com/news/blotter/50049628/Fairborn-Police-Reports These daily incident reports are provided by the Fairborn Police Department. For more information contact its Records Department at 754-3072.July 3 Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Helping fellow veterans transition into college http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/50048224/Helping-fellow-veterans-transition-into-college FAIRBORN — Tyler Thompson spent seven years in the U.S. Army, deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan. When he returned home after tours in each country, he suffered from PTSD. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Air Force Marathon races sell out http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50072784/Air-Force-Marathon-races-sell-out WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force Marathon has officially sold out all races and organizers have announced details for the transfer program. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hospitals kick off festival presence with Greene County Fair http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50072690/Hospitals-kick-off-festival-presence-with-Greene-County-Fair XENIA — Residents in Greene County will see staff and volunteers from Greene Memorial Hospital and Soin Medical Center all over the county throughout the season. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Disc golf tournament scheduled http://xeniagazette.com/news/lifestyle/50072199/Disc-golf-tournament-scheduled BEAVERCREEK — Participate in a disc golf tournament or just experience the game with the first Greene County Park & Trails disc golf tournament. Registration for the event begins at 9 a.m. and teeing off begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 at... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ewry, Elam to wed http://xeniagazette.com/news/lifestyle/50030044/Ewry-Elam-to-wed CEDARVILLE — Sharon and Jeff Ewry of Cedarville announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Lynn Ewry to Trent Elam, son of Tab Elam of Greenville and Trish Meyer of Kettering. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Life with a young Amish Cook http://xeniagazette.com/news/lifestyle/50071844/Life-with-a-young-Amish-Cook Hi. I'm Gloria Yoder, age 24. I'm an ordinary Amish housewife and mother and, yes, I love it. My husband Daniel and I have been blessed with more than four years of marriage. We were thrilled when God added a baby girl to our hearts and... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST