NEWS


3:09 pm
Updated: 3:20 pm. |    
WPAFB transitions to HPCon Alpha
1:31 pm |    
FHS Class of 2021 graduates
2:21 pm
Updated: 12:08 pm. |    
‘Creek valedictorian heads to US Naval Academy
Community gardens at Fairborn FISH

Community gardens at Fairborn FISH

FAIRBORN — Last year, master gardeners Gary Abfalter and Denise Wetzel were able to supply pepper plants and tomato plants in pots to their neig...

May 26th, 2021 |  


Wright-Patt eases mask requirements

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Personnel at Wright Patterson Air Force Base who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to wear masks, ac...

May 25th, 2021 |  


Police Reports

May 201:46 a.m. — Suspicious person in the 200 block of Landmark Court2:02 a.m. — Domestic dispute in the 2100 block of Rockdell Drive3:30...

May 25th, 2021 |  


Sharing cradles full of care

Sharing cradles full of care

BEAVERCREEK — Lauren and David Herman have two beautiful children, two-year-old Sarah-Kate, and three-month-old Malachi.However, on Friday, May ...

May 24th, 2021 updated: May 24th, 2021. |  


Bellbrook graduation is first outdoor ceremony in 48 years

Bellbrook graduation is first outdoor ceremony in 48 years

BELLBROOK — For the first time in nearly 50 years, Bellbrook High School students will walk across the stage outdoors at Miami Valley South Stad...

May 24th, 2021 |  


Greeneview close to naming new superintendent

JAMESTOWN — Pickerington assistant superintendent Sabrina Woodruff, former curriculum director in Xenia; and Jeffrey Thompson, superintendent of...

May 22nd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Xenia picks new HS athletic director

Xenia picks new HS athletic director

XENIA — Jeremy Greenleaf has been named athletic director for Xenia Community Schools.Pending board approval, Greenleaf — the AD at Chamin...

May 24th, 2021 |  


Hines hoping to jump her way to Columbus

Hines hoping to jump her way to Columbus

JAMESTOWN — As a kid, Laney Hines would pretend to be a horse and jump over makeshift hurdles in her home. “I thought it was fun,” the Greene...

May 18th, 2021 updated: May 19th, 2021. |  


‘Creek’s Ed Zink retires after 46 years

‘Creek’s Ed Zink retires after 46 years

BEAVERCREEK — After winning just 11 games in his first three seasons coaching girls basketball at Beavercreek, Ed Zink had his doubts.He told th...

May 18th, 2021 updated: May 19th, 2021. |  


WU athletes highlight dean’s and president’s academic lists

WU athletes highlight dean’s and president’s academic lists

WILBERFORCE — Wilberforce University athletes were well-represented on the school’s list of academic honors.Of the school’s enrollme...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Bartley saves his way into record book

Bartley saves his way into record book

XENIA — When he started playing lacrosse in sixth grade, Paxton Bartley was thrown in front of the proverbial firing squad.Playing for the Beave...

May 5th, 2021 |  


High schools to pay dues to OHSAA

COLUMBUS — Greene County high schools will have to pay to play this fall.The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors Monday una...

May 5th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Cat of the week: Cruiser
Vaccine available for 16 and over in Greene County

Vaccine available for 16 and over in Greene County

XENIA — Greene County Public Health opened this week’s appointments to all Ohioans 16 and over.To schedule an appointment, visit getthesho...

March 23rd, 2021 |  


Sugar Maple Festival cancelled

BELLBROOK — The 2021 Sugar Maple Festival has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.Organizers made the announcement Monday afternoon.&...

February 17th, 2021 |  


WSU offers new business management certifications

FAIRBORN — The Wright State Raj Soin College of Business is offering certificates in both management and human resources management for current ...

February 9th, 2021 |  


Free rides for Greene CATS 20th

XENIA — Greene CATS Public Transit is celebrating its milestone 20th year of service on Jan. 8 with free rides on its Flex Route.Family & Yo...

January 5th, 2021 |  


Dog of the week: Ike

Dog of the week: Ike

XENIA — Greene County Animal Care & Control (GCAC) at 641 Dayton-Xenia Road in Xenia is back to full services with a few changes. The shelte...

November 30th, 2020 |  


OPINION


11:24 am |    
Legacy of slavery
10:16 am |    
Our new gods
1:56 pm |    
Slavery, part I
Things to do in isolation

Things to do in isolation

Well, this. Write. Writing is something a person can do while isolating themselves from infectious people. Isolating myself from sick people didn̵...

February 1st, 2021 |  


So many things I missed due to COVID

So many things I missed due to COVID

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a year that we all want to forget but one that will be talked about forever.Life has not been the same the l...

December 25th, 2020 updated: December 26th, 2020. |  


Lots to buzz about at CSU

Lots to buzz about at CSU

I recently had a chance to check out some sweet research going on at Central State University … and attempt to conquer one of my fears at the sa...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


History of West Main Street, Xenia

History of West Main Street, Xenia

Those who travel on a regular basis or even from time to time on the highway between Xenia and Dayton (U. S. 35/Main Street) might be surprised to kno...

November 12th, 2020 |  


Heal? Nope, improve

Heal? Nope, improve

Now that former VP Joe Biden has (unofficially) won the election, there are a lot of cries about healing America.I believe they are using the wrong te...

November 12th, 2020 |  


Evolution of a holiday

Evolution of a holiday

It seems to me that the upcoming holiday on Nov. 11, Veterans Day, (not Veteran’s Day as some may think) has an interesting past.It started out ...

November 10th, 2020 |  


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