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11/19/2017 03:07 PM
Greene County marriages

Michael J. Joseph of Fairborn and Rebecca J. Allen of Fairborn applied for a marriage license. Date of marriage not on record.


11/19/2017 11:00 AM
Xenia grad published in magazine -

Randall Cowens, a 1986 Xenia High School graduate, was recently published in Tech Nation Magazine, the first time he has made it in print. Cowens, the regional district manager for Sodexo Clinical Technology Management, wrote an article called "Understanding the AEM Program" The one-page piece explained the alternative equipment maintenance program, which is under the healthcare techonology management umbrella.


11/17/2017 11:14 PM
Chamber seeking award nominations -

According to the chamber website, there are five awards for which people can be nominated: F.M. Torrence, Dodd's Monument - Industrial, Russ Remick Retail-Service Industries, S.L. Stephan, and Barbara Zajbel Ambassador. The Torrence award is a lifetime achievement award that honors a person who unselfishly, through a prolonged period of voluntary services and activities, promotes the business, cultural, educational, religious and civic life in the Xenia community.


11/17/2017 06:37 PM
History lives on in Greene County mural - 5:12 pm updated:

Greene County News Gary Blevins from Xenia has been working on a mural in Greene Memorial Hospital for the last six weeks. Greene County News The artist's new home has been the halls of Greene Memorial Hospital, where he sketches and paints each image from a small photograph or two.


11/15/2017 05:25 PM
City announces leaf collection schedule -

The City of Xenia has announced its annual leaf collection schedule. The collection dates coincide with when most leaves are off the trees and residents have ample time to rake them to the curb.


11/15/2017 10:29 AM
Greene County marriages

Luke A. Saunders of Xenia an Jennifer M. Heidenreich of Xenia applied for a marriage license. Date of marriage not on record.


11/14/2017 10:49 PM
Clarksville Civil War Roundtable's next meeting is November 15th, 2017

The next meeting of the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor's Square mall.


11/14/2017 05:44 PM
Kennedy Center honors Cedarville theatre production -

The Kennedy Center American Theater Festival recognized Cedarville University's fall production, "The Diary of Anne Frank," with five certificates of merit and two Irene Ryan Acting Award nominations. T.L. Denen, a junior theatre major from Xenia, received a certificate of merit for her sound design; Remy Patterson, a senior theatre major from Michigan, for his dramaturgy work; Samantha E. G. Partridge, a sophomore theatre major from Michigan, for stage management; Dr. Diane Conrad Merchant, professor of theatre, for directing; and the entire cast for ensemble acting.


11/14/2017 05:44 PM
XARSC prepping for Thanksgiving meal -

More than 300 pounds of turkey will be, uh, gobbled up during Xenia's annual free Thanksgiving day meal Nov. 23. A collaborative between the Xenia Area Association of Churches & Ministries, the Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center and the City of Xenia, the free event - which started nearly 20 years ago - will again be held at the XARSC between 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. In addition to the basted birds, more than 200 pounds of spuds will be mashed for the nearly 600 people who will attend. WGC Golf Course is donating the turkeys, which are cooked and prepared by Groceryland.


11/14/2017 05:44 PM
a Creek frosh earns Eagle Scout -

Matthew Macdonald, a Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 870, recently earned his Eagle Scout rank with a service project at Xenia-based Jeremiah Tree. The Beavercreek freshman organized and supervised improvements to the walkways at Jeremiah Tree, a Christ-centered area ministry dedicated to offering opportunities to the homeless, addicted and impoverished.


11/14/2017 05:55 AM
Schools compete in seat belt challenge -

The Greene County Safe Communities Coalition is conducting the annual Fall Seat Belt Challenge until Wednesday, Nov. 22 to raise awareness about the importance of seat belt use and to encourage students to buckle up every trip, every time. In the weeks leading up to the Thanksgiving break, all nine local high schools - Beavercreek, Bellbrook, Cedarville, Fairborn, Greene County Career Center, Greeneview, Legacy Christian Academy, Xenia, and Yellow Springs - will be sharing announcements about the dangers of driving unbelted, statistics, and encouraging messages, with an unannounced seat belt observation held at the school.


11/14/2017 01:40 AM
Mosquito control service seeks Beavercreek move - 4:05 pm updated:

After the detection of West Nile Virus in Greene County this past summer, one business has a plan to bring its mosquito control service to Beavercreek. Mosquito Joe, a Virginia Beach, Virginia-based company that provides mosquito control treatment to residential and commercial customers, is looking for a prospective local franchisee - whether that means another business or an individual - in order to make that plan happen.


11/13/2017 09:15 PM
Crockett receives revitalization award -

City of Xenia Community Development Coordinator Mary Crockett received the 2017 Heritage Ohio Best Public Leader in Revitalization Award at the 2017 Heritage Ohio's Annual Revitalization and Preservation Awards Ceremony held recently in Columbus. Heritage Ohio is a statewide, not-for-profit preservation organization, dedicated to encouraging and assisting people and organizations to protecting, preserving and revitalizing Ohio's heritage.


11/13/2017 04:33 PM
Residents urge council to appoint Carrico - 11:40 pm updated:

Xenia City Council will likely have vacancy to fill in January and several residents urged council to appoint the third-leading vote-getter from the Nov. 7 election - Billie Carrico. The vacancy will be created when current council member Sarah Mays slides over two chairs to become mayor, replacing Marsha Bayless, who did not seek re-election.


11/13/2017 11:54 AM
Shelter close to opening - 11:41 pm updated:

Bridges of Hope, a non-profit that will soon be opening a shelter in Xenia, is recognizing Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week with activities to help address the issue locally. Staff and volunteers from Bridges of Hope - which recently purchased the former Simon Kenton Elementary School building for the shelter - will spend Nov. 11-19 raising funds so necessary renovations can be completed, allowing the shelter to open.