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12/13/2018 10:29 PM
Xenia students make care packages for cancer patients

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio Xenia High School student council members collected donations for their Baskets for Battle service project and delivered care packages to patients at Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek on Thursday. The baskets were full of items the cancer patients can use during chemo treatments like candy, gum, word searches, and puzzles.

12/13/2018 11:48 AM
St. Brigid hosting blood drive

St. Brigid Catholic Church will host a community blood drive 3-7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 in the Parish Activity Center, 324 Fairground Road, Xenia. Community Blood Center is celebrating the season by offering a gift of colorful holiday socks to everyone who registers to donate.

12/11/2018 11:07 PM
Xenia couple a cleaning upa community -

That trial has turned into second careers for the husband and wife team as they will celebrate more than five years in business in downtown Xenia with the grand reopening of Our Family Soap at 16 S. Detroit Street Friday and Saturday Dec. 14-15. The business was located down the street in the old Xenia Daily Gazette offices where the photo lab was utilized as the soap-making area.

12/11/2018 04:18 PM
PALS celebrate 90 years -

PALS Foundation was organized September 1928 with the concept of bringing professional men and women of Xenia and Wilberforce together in fellowship and civic endeavor. The name "PALS" was chosen and the connotation of Promoters of Art-Literature-Science was suggested by a charter member and was readily accepted by the others in the organization.

12/08/2018 10:28 AM
County gives back to villages, townships - 2:09 pm updated:

Greene County News Greene County Commissioners Bob Glaser, Tom Koogler and Alan Anderson present checks to village and township officials Dec. 4 as part of a new Department of Development grant program. The board voted in October to create a grant fund through the Greene County Department of Development and disperse $500,000 to the county's cities, villages, and townships.

12/08/2018 10:28 AM
Community remembering William Spahr as promoter of education -

A retired industrial arts teacher with Fairborn City Schools for more than 40 years, Spahr was elected to the Xenia Community Schools Board of Education seven times, serving 27 years. He was also a member of the career center school board for nearly 30 years.

12/07/2018 04:56 AM
Man in jail after double homicide - 3:06 pm updated:

A Xenia man has been charged with murder and felonious assault after a late night incident in Xenia Dec. 5. Winston Sheppard, 55, is being held in the Greene County Jail on $1,000,000 bond after allegedly stabbing two female relatives during a verbal argument that escalated. Police were called to the 30 block of Hardacre Drive approximately 10 p.m. where they found two victims with what appeared to be stab wounds.

12/06/2018 04:18 PM
Police: 2 women fatally stabbed; man questioned

XENIA, Ohio Police say two women have been fatally stabbed at a home in western Ohio and a man has been taken into custody for questioning.

12/06/2018 03:15 AM
George and Betty Schlotterer

Mr. Schlotterer married the former Betty Hickey on Oct. 19, 1968, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Norwalk. The Rev.

12/05/2018 10:59 PM
Dice named senior of the year -

Imogene Dice was named 2018 Senior Citizen of the Year at the 42nd Annual Dr. Clement Austria Christmas Party held Dec. 3 by the Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center and the Austria Family. Mayor Sarah Mays honored Dice by declaring the day as Imogene Dice Day in the City of Xenia.

12/04/2018 06:00 PM
Greene County youth in Muse Machinea s Mamma Mia -

Students from 50 local schools have been rehearsing for Muse Machine's Mamma Mia! since mid-October, along with countless parent and community volunteers. Amongst the rising young stars in the cast, crew and orchestra of Mamma Mia! are Derek Alex, Anna Carlson and Daelyn Eppers all of Xenia and Neve Barker and Adelina Geraghty of Bellbrook.

12/02/2018 12:17 PM
Grooms: Celebrating 90 years

Elisabeth Grooms of Xenia will celebrate her 90th birthday Tuesday, Dec. 4. She is a pickle-ball enthusiast, which is a big "Dill" for her and her teammates. Born in 1928 and raised in an orphanage in the Bronx, along with her seven siblings, she was able to put herself through nursing school.

11/30/2018 11:49 PM
Remembering Hugo Schlesinger

Hugo Schlesinger was born in Xenia, the eldest son of Barney Schlesinger, a local businessman. Following graduation from high school, he tried newspaper reporting, but decided to attend college and later law school.

11/30/2018 07:46 PM
Evergreen boughs and bows -

Greene County News Sisters Missi Sanders and Nicki Walton work on their wreaths Nov. 28 during a DIY fresh wreath workshop at Tori Beth & Co. in Xenia.

11/28/2018 02:16 PM
Residents open time capsule -

Greene County News Xenia's John Sale Manor residents open a 10-year-old time capsule Nov. 26. Soon they will create a new time capsule and bury it behind the apartment complex for another 10 years. Resident Doris Metz points at a photo in an old newspaper article.