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Children Services honors students, advocates

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BEAVERCREEK — Some artistic kids and outstanding child advocates were recognized at a special breakfast on Wednesday.As part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Greene County Children Services and Michael’s House Child Advocacy Center jointly hosted a “Blue Ribbon Breakfast”at Walnut Grove Country Club to honor members of law enforcement, the community, and children services who help keep kids safe. The winners of Children Services’ first annual Child Abuse Prevention Art Contest were also announced at the event.Bringing the whole county together went along with the general theme of children services.“We believe it takes a community to protect a child,” said Beth Rubin, director of children services.

 

39th Rex Aukerman Classic Relays

FAIRBORN — Team and individual results from Tuesday’s Rex Aukerman Relays, held at Fairborn High School. Top three finishers and local finishers, with name, school, winner’s time and finish, are listed:COMBINED TEAM RESULTS: 1. Beavercreek 249.50; 2. Fairborn 215.50; 3. Vandalia Butler 200; 4. West Carrollton 163; 5. New Carlisle Tecumseh 135.50; 6. Kettering Fairmont 112; 7. Xenia 103.50; 8. Dayton Belmont 58.BOYS...

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Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky forward Julius Randle took a lot of time and talked to a lot of people before deciding to leave after one season for the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections.With five days left before the deadline for underclassmen to declare, the 6-foot-9 Dallas native announced the decision many expected even before he arrived as part of Kentucky’s best recruiting class ever. Projected as a lottery pick from the outset, Ra...

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Greeneview wins big over Yellow Springs

GREENEVIEW — Two young teams went at it Wednesday when Greeneview hosted Yellow Springs at Greeneview High School, but the Lady Rams looked like a veteran squad as they run-ruled the Bulldogs, 25-2, five innings.The tone for the game was set early, with Greeneview scoring two runs in the first inning. Daniel Ferguson and Shelby White both walked and scored on Yellow Springs errors. Capitalizing on mistakes and success hitting the ball were keys to the Rams’ convincing w...

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HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

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Inspirational Message

Every now and then it is good to take inventory of our lives: Who am I? Where have I been? Where am I going? Have I made a difference? What can I do to change? Is it too late to change?I have some good news for you from the very mouth of the Lord Jesus Himself: “Jesus looked at them and said, ‘With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’” (Matthew 19:26) It is never too late in any situation for God to do a new work in your life....

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Partnership with SBACS bridges gap in Christian education

CEDARVILLE — Cedarville University’s School of Education and the Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS) are partnering to bridge the gap between Christian education in K-12 schools and higher education. As a result of the partnership, two qualified students will receive full tuition scholarships from Cedarville University.Jeremy Ervin, Ph.D., dean of the School of Education, said there is often a disconnect between completing a Christian education in ...

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A fundraiser sale

SUGARCREEK TOWNSHIP — A Great Start Preschool Annual Fundraiser Sale will take place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at Hope Church, 5980 Wilmington Pike.The benefit sale will include: Gently used infant and children’s clothing and shoes, junior’s and young men’s clothing, maternity clothing, infant bedding-equipment, toy and more. Cost is a $1 entrance fee.For more information contact Christina Miller at 937-312-1621 or email aGreatStart@aol....

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