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08/16/2018 02:39 PM
St. Brigid hosting blood drive

St. Brigid Catholic Church will partner with Community Blood Center to host a blood drive 3-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 in the Parish Activity Center, 324 Fairground Road, Xenia. It's a chance for donors to win a $5,000 home improvement gift card during the final weeks of the "Build a Better Blood Supply Summer Blood Drive" campaign.


08/16/2018 01:33 AM
District visioning committee taking shape -

With a mix of community members, parents, students, local business owners and more, the Xenia schools visioning committee is taking shape. The first meeting takes place 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 at the central office, but there is still time to join the group.


08/14/2018 01:26 PM
Man shows note, robs Rite Aid in Park Layne

The Clark County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who robbed the Rite Aid in Park Layne Tuesday morning. Authorities say the suspect went into the Rite Aid in the 500 block of McAdams Drive, just off S.R. 235, around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.


08/13/2018 04:21 PM
Xenia first in county to use BoardDocs -

The district now uses BoardDocs, a web-based program that allows 24/7 access to information. It also maximizes the effectiveness of board meetings, according to a release from the district.


08/11/2018 12:39 AM
Remembering Russell Greiner

Russell Greiner began as a reporter for the Xenia Daily Gazette making $12 a week when he decided to move to Kansas City. He left Xenia in 1889 wearing a new $17 suit.


08/10/2018 08:10 PM
Dog of the week: Winnie -

Greene County Animal Control is open 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 12-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday at 641 Dayton-Xenia Road, Xenia. Potential adopters should visit at least one hour before closing to meet animals and complete adoption paperwork.


08/10/2018 10:58 AM
Suspects in custody after high speed chase ends in Xenia

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a trooper began chasing a vehicle linked to a robbery at the Target in Sugarcreek Township.


08/09/2018 04:51 PM
Roger Huston to call Gene Riegle Memorial at Darke County Fair

Huston has announced more than 175,000 races in his career, covering at least 126 different tracks in 17 states and seven countries. Born and raised in Xenia, Ohio, Huston grew up with a love of sports statistics.


08/09/2018 12:42 AM
Honoring History: 1868-2018 -

In honor of that birthday, paid subscribers found a special Honor History section in the Xenia Daily Gazette and Fairborn Daily Herald last week. This special supplement celebrates 150 years of the paper as an integral part of the Greene County community and how it continues to be dedicated to providing the best local news.


08/07/2018 06:42 PM
New GCPH building set to open -

The public is invited to the grand opening of the new Greene County Public Health building 3-6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13. Held adjacent from the round building located at 360 Wilson Drive in Xenia that has served Greene County families for more than 42 years, the ceremony will include a ribbon cutting, remarks from local officials, self-guided tours of the facility, music, and light refreshments. The new building will fulfill the need for additional offices, more spacious clinic rooms, up to date equipment, and new technology capabilities.


08/06/2018 04:45 PM
HamventionA Officials Say No New Building for 2019

Hamvention A and Greene County, Ohio, officials have been unable to reach agreement to erect a new building that could accommodate Hamvention activities at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio. "Hamvention/Dayton Amateur Radio Association has spent many hours working with Greene County officials to reach an agreement on a long-term contract where both the Fairgrounds and Hamvention would feel comfortable erecting a new building," read an August 5 statement from Hamvention General Chairman Jack Gerbs, WB8SCT, and assistant chair Rick Allnutt, WS8G.


08/05/2018 03:41 PM
Old Fort will open second financial center in Greene County -

The Old Fort Banking Company, a subsidiary of Gillmor Financial Services, Inc., has announced it will open a newly renovated financial center, 88 Progress Drive. "We are extremely excited about the opening of our Xenia banking center," said Dave Walton, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of Old Fort Bank.


08/03/2018 10:31 PM
Remembering Barbara Cimmino

After living for a while in New Jersey, Barbara Cimmino came to Xenia in 1956. She was employed as a bookkeeper at Thal's Speciality Store in Dayton and later held the position of bookkeeper of the Circulation Department of the Xenia Daily Gazette, a position she held for 18 years until her retirement in 1986.


08/03/2018 05:58 PM
Little derby fun -

Greene County News Tommy Donovon of Xenia and Kenny Pollock of Xenia battle it out at the Kiddie Demo Derby July 30. Tommy Donovon of Xenia and Kenny Pollock of Xenia battle it out at the Kiddie Demo Derby July 30. Greene County News Tommy Donovon of Xenia and Kenny Pollock of Xenia battle it out at the Kiddie Demo Derby July 30. Greene County News Tommy Donovon of Xenia and Kenny Pollock of Xenia battle it out at the Kiddie Demo Derby July 30.


08/02/2018 09:15 PM
Greene County Fair fun continues -

Greene County News The 2018 Greene County Fair is filled with a variety of entertainment for the family. Connor Ahrman and Lily Ahrman of Xenia participated in the kiddie demo derby July 30. Greene County News The Greene County Fair offers a Parakeet Experience trailer on the grounds for people to get up close and personal with friendly parakeets.


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