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04/25/2018 11:24 AM
Franchise workshop coming to Xenia

The City of Xenia in partnership with the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce and The Retail Coach will co-sponsor a franchise opportunities workshop 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce offices, 334 W. Market St. The workshop - open to the public - will be presented by retail consultant Will Kline of The Retail Coach, a company specializing in retail recruitment. It will feature information and strategies to establish franchise operations in the City of Xenia.


04/24/2018 11:30 PM
A beloved veterinarian remembered -

Friends describe the late Hosket as a dedicated country vet, an advocate for animal rescue, and a great storyteller. Because all of the veterinarian's clients - those farmers and families - quickly became his friends.


04/23/2018 11:00 PM
a Community Rootsa to plant new garden -

A new coalition known as "Community Roots" will establish a new community garden in Xenia's East End neighborhood, with the goals of building community, improving health and strengthening food security. Community Roots will host a planting day 9-11 a.m. Saturday, April 28 at a new community garden in Lexington Park, 1067 Lexington Avenue.


04/22/2018 10:08 AM
Popular spoken word artist coming to Xenia

World renowned for her inspirational words, Wong, who performs as Hosanna Poetry, will appear 6-7 p.m. Monday, April 24 at Coffee Hub Xenia, 81 E. Main St. Based in Los Angeles with her husband, Guy, Wong speaks and performs at churches, conferences, camps, retreats, prisons, recovery ministries, and other outreaches through the country. She is known to share the gospel through vividly raw and powerful stories and refreshingly accessible applications.


04/20/2018 06:07 PM
Remembering Llucille Cowan

Llucille Cowan was small in stature, bur large in capability. Born in 1905 in Indiana, she came to Xenia where she became active in a number of civic organizations.


04/20/2018 01:27 PM
House numbers in Xenia

At one time, business and residence owners could select their own house number. Of course, there were some restrictions, if you lived or owned a business in the first block, numbers had to be consistent, in that odd numbers were on one side, even on the other, and of course if you were in the first block, the number of your residence/business could not exceed the number 100.


04/20/2018 06:31 AM
W5KUB to Stream HamventionA 2018 Worldwide

"Amateur Radio Roundtable" Host Tom Medlin, W5KUB, will once again livestream selected activities from the 2018 Hamvention A in Xenia, Ohio, during what he calls the "Hamvention Marathon Webcast" - more than 40 hours of live video from the annual show. This will mark Medlin's 17th year covering the show for those unable to attend Hamvention.


04/20/2018 01:54 AM
St. Brigid holding blood drive

St. Brigid Catholic Church is holding a blood drive 3-7 p.m. Monday, April 23 in the Parish Activity Center, 324 Fairground Road, Xenia. The "Be The Good" stoneware coffee mug is free to everyone who registers to donate during this blood drive.


04/19/2018 09:23 PM
Ticket deadline for hall of honor approaching -

Tickets are still available for the Xenia Community Schools Foundationa's 20th Annual Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony and Dinner. Five new members will be inducted into hall during the ceremony, which begins 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Tecumseh Elementary School.


04/19/2018 04:49 PM
Xenia students see sobering dangers of impaired driving

It's become a prom week tradition for Xenia High School to give its junior class a memorable lesson in driving sober. Thursday, drama students and first responders acted out a realistic prom-night scenario.


04/18/2018 10:17 PM
Greene CATS adds weekend service -

The transportation service - which is open to the general public - offers scheduled rides to any location in Greene County and limited service to Montgomery County, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Sunday. Flex routes, which also operate every day, alternatively have defined routes with scheduled time points, linking Beavercreek, Fairborn, Xenia and Yellow Springs.


04/18/2018 05:51 PM
Lifelong Xenia residents find rewards in volunteering -

Sandy Feix and Dave Jordan have dedicated to their lives to their hometown and that dedication has transformed into becoming volunteers. The two Greene Memorial Hospital volunteers have a message for individuals thinking about volunteering for National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, "It's so worth it."


04/18/2018 05:51 PM
Xenia sirens may sound even if city not in path of storm -

Several Xenia residents called the city administration building after the April 3 tornado wondering why the sirens ran so long in Xenia. "Our dispatch center dispatches for not only The City of Xenia or Xenia Township but most of eastern Greene County, southern Greene County," Merriman said.


04/18/2018 10:41 AM
Dog of the week: Sammy

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.


04/17/2018 08:17 PM
Vintage toy shop thriving downtown -

That's why they chose a tight little spot on South Detroit Street to open up Route 68 Vintage Toys and Collectibles several months ago after visiting some of the neighboring businesses to see what the environment was like. Because they both work full-time jobs during the week, the store has limited hours Monday through Friday.