NEWS


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Receiving in prayer
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Faith and a better country
First time’s the charm for Alderman

First time’s the charm for Alderman

XENIA — Excuse Mattie Alderman for not being quite sure what to do when she was announced as a class winner in the market poultry show.“I ...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Bringin’ home the bacon

Bringin’ home the bacon

XENIA — Competition was stiff at the market hog show on Wednesday, but three young individuals showed they had what it took to be a hog’s ...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Xenia woman discovers destiny in donating

Xenia woman discovers destiny in donating

XENIA — Dozens of COVID-19 survivors in the Miami Valley have answered the call donate COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CCP) to help coronavirus pa...

August 12th, 2020 |  


CSU offering hybrid return to school

CSU offering hybrid return to school

WILBERFORCE — Central State University will offer in-person and online class options this fall.The school previously announced it planned to hav...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Barron pleased with Petals’ progress

Barron pleased with Petals’ progress

XENIA — Showmanship at the Greene County Fair is supposed to be more about the 4-H kid, and less about the animal.But for Gracie Barron, all the...

August 11th, 2020 |  


Seniors show off at Horse Fun Show

Seniors show off at Horse Fun Show

XENIA — For those who witnessed the Horse Fun Show on Saturday at the Greene County Fair, the sights and showmanship may have seemed a bit unusu...

August 11th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


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Looking back 55 years
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Mardis makes eagle, sets XHS record

MVL eliminates non-league contests

XENIA — The Miami Valley League joined the Greater Western Ohio Conference in announcing there would be no non-league sports contests in the fal...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


Carroll walks past Beavercreek

The weekend’s simulated softball contest between neighboring foes Beavercreek and Carroll could be a treatise to explain the importance of not w...

July 31st, 2020 |  


GWOC going to conference games only

XENIA — Greater Western Ohio Conference teams will not play any non-conference games this fall.The conference made a statement on its website af...

July 31st, 2020 |  


WSU athletes earn academic all-conference honors

WSU athletes earn academic all-conference honors

FAIRBORN — Wright State University was well-represented on the 2020 Spring Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.The list, released by the conferen...

July 30th, 2020 |  


Ranking the top stadiums where OSU has played

Ranking the top stadiums where OSU has played

Two weeks ago, I wrote a column ranking the best players Ohio State has faced in the 29 years I’ve covered OSU football for The Lima News.This w...

July 24th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Dog of the week: Tonka
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Cat of the week: Jethro
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Dog of the week: Pepper
Cat of the week: Clementine

Cat of the week: Clementine

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

August 11th, 2020 |  


Joshua David’s first summer

Joshua David’s first summer

Little Joshua is doing well and is the center of attention. Everyone dotes over him. Yep, our long wait is over. It’s hard to believe that he is...

August 10th, 2020 |  


RCUT construction project brings traffic changes

SPRING VALLEY — With construction underway on U.S. Route 42 in Greene County, traffic changes are being implemented in the work zone this week t...

July 15th, 2020 |  


Fairborn police reports

May 188:10 a.m. — 911 hang up on the 100 block of Erie Avenue.8:47 a.m. — Assist on the 800 block of Harvest Oak Lane.9:32 a.m. — As...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Fairborn police reports

May 171:25 a.m. — Noise complaint on the 100 block of West Garland Avenue.8:10 a.m. — 911 hang up on the 100 block of Erie Avenue. 8:47 a....

July 9th, 2020 |  


CSU gifted masks

CSU gifted masks

Submitted photoLowes of Xenia recently donated 1,500 KN95 masks to Central State University to assist with challenges associated with the COVID-19 pan...

July 9th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Fair week brings back memories

Fair week brings back memories

The Greene County Fair is certainly a bit different this year, however the tradition continues.The fair has the distinction of being the longest-runni...

August 10th, 2020 |  


America at a crossroads: Belief or fact?

America at a crossroads: Belief or fact?

When we look back at 2020, those of us who survive to see 2021, it will probably not be with fondness.We have protests, we have clashes with the polic...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Sharing some reader feedback

Sharing some reader feedback

It seems to me that including a means for readers to communicate directly with me by e-mail opens the door for both pleasant and as well as, shall we ...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


Declaring racism a public health crisis

Declaring racism a public health crisis

Cities and counties around Ohio have led the country in declaring racism a public health crisis.The first step to solving a problem is recognizing its...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


The story of baseball’s ‘Bumpus’ Jones

The story of baseball’s ‘Bumpus’ Jones

This is a story about a young man who was born in Cedarville.Charles Leander Jones was a young man with a not-very-bright future. Having finished the ...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Vacation at the outer banks and a possible bad deed

Vacation at the outer banks and a possible bad deed

When I went to work at the University of North Carolina, I — of course — missed my family, all of whom were still in Ohio.I decided that t...

July 30th, 2020 |  


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