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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.


11/26/2018 01:57 AM
Multi-car crash shutting down a road in Xenia

The Greene County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened just northeast iof Xenia on Old Route 35 and Monroe Siding Road just before 10 pm Sunday evening. Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android .


11/23/2018 10:57 PM
Xenia gives Thanks -

Greene County News Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center provides meals to hundreds on Nov. 22. This may be the last time the current senior center will host the big community Thanksgiving meal. With the REACH center set to be completed soon it will host the next meal in 2019.


11/23/2018 02:20 PM
Remembring Louise Hunt Elliott

Louise Hunt Elliott was born in Xenia in 1907. Her parents were local business people who first owned a bicycle shop and later a broom factory.


11/23/2018 10:08 AM
The history of Goes Station

Goes Station is a quiet community located between Xenia and Yellow Springs. A large portion of the village is located along US Route 68. Perhaps you have wondered how the town got its name.


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