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07/21/2017 06:22 PM
Xenia schools announce free lunch policy -

Xenia Community Schools announced its 2017-2018 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.


07/06/2017 11:33 AM
Inmate falls from Greene County Jail window - 10:59 am updated:

An inmate fell out of a third story window of the Greene County Jail in the early hours of the morning July 6, according to Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer. According to a release from the sheriff's office, a City of Xenia employee reported to jail employees at 2:38 a.m. that an inmate was lying on the sidewalk outside of the jail facility.


07/04/2017 09:05 PM
City manager gets new deal -

The contract, which began July 2, replaces his previous deal which was set to expire in January 2019. Merriman - who spent several years as assistant city manager - was appointed city manager in 2014, replacing the retired Jim Percival.


07/04/2017 04:30 PM
Fireworks, First Fridays ready to go -

The downtown Xenia area will be Festival Central Friday, July 7, as the city celebrates Independence Day with a pair of popular events. First Fridays takes place 5-9 p.m., in the middle of town featuring food, vendors, and entertainment, while the third Kevin Sonnycalb Memorial Fireworks Festival runs 4-11 p.m. a few blocks away at Shawnee Park.


07/01/2017 03:28 AM
Greene County remembers Tecumseh, celebrates Canada 150 - 2:17 am updated:

Xenia Daily Gazette The author of Old Chillicothe , William Albert Galloway, was the great grandson of James Galloway, Sr. Tecumseh, pictured, frequented James Galloway's home as a friend. Tecumseh even fell in love with Galloway's 16-year-old daughter, Rebecca, and proposed marriage to her.


06/30/2017 09:33 AM
Leta s ride the bus

Today the Greene Cats transportation service provides comfortable transportation all over Greene County. Though the system was established in recent years, bus transportation in and around Xenia is not new.


06/29/2017 05:53 PM
Randall retiring from street department -

The public service maintenance worker joined the City of Xenia in March 1999 and served in many capacities during his nearly two decades of work. He began his career in the parks department where he was responsible for the care and maintenance of Xenia's 13 city parks.


06/28/2017 04:41 PM
Xenia man reaches 100 donations -

As a young U.S. Navy sailor aboard a nuclear submarine during the Cold War, Xenia resident Rob Fisher once spent 72 straight days patrolling deep below the sea. He marked another milestone in a different journey dedicated to service when he made his 100th lifetime blood donation June 27 at the Dayton Community Blood Center.


06/23/2017 11:27 PM
Meetings to be taped for public access - 5:18 pm updated:

Residents who are unable to make the 1 p.m. Greene County Board of Commissioners meeting every Thursday may soon be able to access a video recording online. Commissioners and County Administrator Brandon Huddleson discussed June 22 the possibility of regularly video taping meetings, but this isn't the first time the idea has been brought to light.


06/23/2017 06:57 PM
CSU volunteers paint for families -

Xenia Daily Gazette Central State employees Stephanee Morton, Andrea Blake, Tiana Colbert, Karla Harper, and Rachael Colbert were among the 18 volunteers who painted apartment units at Greene County Housing Program June 23. XENIA - Volunteers from Central State University rolled up their sleeves to paint at the Greene County Housing Program during the United Way National Day of Action June 23. Two shifts of a total of 18 volunteers worked 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to repaint the walls of seven units at the apartment facility on 1080 E. Main Street. Greene County Housing Program provides assistance to families with serious housing needs.


06/23/2017 12:25 PM
Magic happens at Cedarville Library -

More than 50 kids packed a Cedarville Library room for an afternoon magic show June 21. Magician Tyler Nygren delighted all ages in the audience with his magic tricks and optical illusions.