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02/16/2018 07:24 PM
IT students compete, succeed - 4:11 pm updated:

Submitted photos Greene County Career Center juniors Jace Adkins of Bellbrook High School and Brendan Koeppl of Beavercreek High School placed third in presentation management and fundamentals of web design events. Information Technology seniors Clare Butcher of Beavercreek High School won the banking and finance event; Seth Licklider of Xenia High School placed second in database applications; Matthew Rigg of Bellbrook High School placed first in business law and ethics.


02/15/2018 05:28 AM
SUV crashes down embankment in Greene County

The crash happened in the 300 block of Sutton Road, near S.R. 380, in Spring Valley Township, just south of Xenia around 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Authorities say an SUV was going too fast when it ran off the road and ended up in a ditch at the bottom of an embankment.


02/13/2018 06:00 PM
Garden party at Cox Elementary -

Xenia Daily Gazette Four students in Xenia's XTAR program work on constructing vertical garden, which will grow lettuce without dirt and minimal water. XTAR partnered with the Central State University Extension and 4H Youth Development to help address food disparity.


02/13/2018 11:15 AM
Faith Community holding blood drive -

Faith Community United Methodist Church in Xenia will join with Community Blood Center in hosting a community blood drive 2-6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 in the community center. The knit "Blood Donor" winter beanie is free to everyone who registers to donate.


02/09/2018 07:31 PM
Fatal crash evidence to be allowed for now -

Common Pleas Court Judge Stephen Wolaver Feb. 9 declined to totally throw out blood test results, medical records and potential testimony from Xenia first responders related to an Aug. 2016 vehicle accident that left a Bowersville man dead. Kathy Smith, 64, was indicted by a Greene County Grand Jury in March 2017 on four counts stemming from a fatal accident that happened on Hussey Road.


02/09/2018 10:13 AM
Area Digest -

Executive Committee Meeting of the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Clark, Greene and Madison Counties will be held 7:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9 at 1055 East High Street, Springfield. The meeting is open to the public.


02/07/2018 04:37 PM
Xenia road crews clear the way for morning commuters

XENIA, Ohio - Miami Valley drivers faced a snowy and slow-going commute Wednesday morning. Plows were on the roads during the most treacherous time.


02/07/2018 04:37 PM
Road crews back at it -

Greene County News Plow trucks and crew keep downtown Xenia roads clear Feb. 7 after a snowfall. The snow kept most residents off the sidewalks - except for one couple - but allowed for fairly regular through-traffic by mid-morning.


02/06/2018 05:25 PM
Xenia resident gets thanks from royalty -

Yes, that Prince Harry, aka Prince Henry of Wales, son of Prince Charles and the late-Princess Diana. Kellner, who was born in England, sent the Prince and his fiance, American actress Meghan Markle, a Christmas message and the soon-to-be royal couple - they will wed in May - sent her a note back.


02/06/2018 05:25 PM
2004 Super Bowl Champion arrested in Greene County

A 2004 Super Bowl champion and Centerville High School wide receiver coach was arrested for domestic violence and assault over the weekend, according to court records. P.K. Sam, 34, of Sugarcreek Twp., was booked into the Greene County Jail on Feb. 4, however is no longer listed as an inmate, jail records show.


02/06/2018 10:23 AM
Drug busts net eight arrests -

Xenia police and several other agencies combined forces to serve search warrants leading to eight drug-related arrests in Xenia Feb. 1. Three suspects were arrested at the Deerfield Motel and five suspects were arrested near the 200 block of California Street. Arrested were: Tracy Kloeffler, 36, of Xenia; David Jennings Jr., 28, of Xenia; Deointae Clancy, 18, of Xenia; Adam T. Norris II, 33, of Xenia; Jessi L. Harris, 23, unknown residence; Russell L. Hershberger, 48, of Xenia; Wesley C. Haney, 36, of Xenia; and Jessica L. Mossbarger, 25, of Xenia.


02/05/2018 10:57 PM
2019 guard Samari Curtis commits to Xavier

Chris Mack and the Xavier Musketeers have gotten their 2019 class underway, as 2019 guard Samari Curtis committed to the Musketeers Monday evening. Curtis, from Xenia, Ohio had offers from Dayton, Akron, and Toledo in addition to the Musketeers.


02/02/2018 09:32 AM
Recognizing Black History Month historic locals

February is Black History Month, so I will share stories of some of the better-known African Americans who either were born in Greene County or called this their home. Some of the stories you have heard before, others might be new, but each of these individuals has an interesting story.


01/31/2018 06:18 PM
Guilty plea in puppy abuse case -

A Dayton man pleaded guilty to causing serious physical harm to a companion animal in Greene County Common Pleas Court Jan. 31. Matthew Bolen, 24, was charged with the fifth-degree felony after allegedly abusing his puppy named Willow. The canine was eight weeks old in August 2017 when Bolen allegedly took her by the leash and slammed her repeatedly to the ground, causing serious injuries.


01/31/2018 11:23 AM
Greene County divorces, dissolutions

David Hamilton of Jamestown and Michelle Hamilton of Jamestown filed for a dissolution of marriage with children. Uncontested dissolution Sept.