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09/18/2017 09:17 PM
City takes next step in CSU annexation -

Xenia took another step forward in its annexation of Central State University, as city council approved a pre-annexation agreement with the university and a memo of understanding for police services. The pre-annexation agreement generally states that the city will provide the same public services to CSU as other properties annexed into the city such as fire and emergency medical service, professional engineering staff, park and recreation programming, maintenance of any and all public streets, and water and sewer services, among others.


09/13/2017 09:42 PM
Resident proposing focus group for facilities -

After seeing first-hand the physical condition of Warner Middle School, Xenia resident Rod Degenkolb is forming a focus group to a find a win/win solution for the schools. Degenkolb - who recently toured the school - pitched the idea at the Xenia Community School Board meeting Sept.


09/13/2017 05:00 PM
Defense asks to suppress Merrick evidence -

Judge Stephen Wolaver will decide whether or not certain statements made during an interview will be allowed as evidence or suppressed in a case pertaining to the Yellow Springs double homicide. A video of the six-hour-long interview between Bret Merrick and law enforcement officials was discussed in a hearing Sept.


09/13/2017 11:59 AM
Xenia set for community festival -

Shawnee Park will be lit up with hot air balloons and full of sweet sounds as the Xenia Community Festival takes place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15-16.


09/11/2017 07:56 PM
GCCC: 50 years in the making - 4:45 pm updated:

Fifty years ago, 262 students made history when they walked through the doors of Greene Vocational School on West Enon Road. In its first year of operation in 1967, highschoolers from around the county attended vocational classes in the south wing of the building.


09/08/2017 06:16 PM
One of a kind find -

Xenia resident Glenn Gersch's 1928 Hispano-Suiza will be spotlighted during Carillon Park's 11th Annual Dayton Concours d'Elegance Sept. 17. "To restore it, we had to search all around the world for pieces," said Gersch, a neurospace engineer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.


09/08/2017 11:02 AM
A little Greene County festival history

The folks in Greene County certainly know how to throw a party. From Spring to fall, you will find festivals held at various weekends throughout the county, each city has its own special festival, and each is unique.


09/06/2017 04:01 PM
Xenia nursing home sold to New Jersey company for $7.5 million

Kettering Health Network has sold its Greene Oaks Retirement Center in Xenia to CareRite Centers LLC for $7.5 million.


09/01/2017 04:01 PM
Church to collect donations for Harvey victims -

The Hurricane Harvey Day of Giving will take place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9 at Xenia Church of Christ, 444 Country Club Drive in Xenia.


08/31/2017 07:10 PM
Xenia Township Fire Dept. receives grants -

Xenia Township Fire Department is the recipient of two awards from the State of Ohio to assist in providing EMS and fire services to the residents of Xenia and Caesarscreek Townships. The fire department was notified in June that they were chosen to receive $10,000 to put towards the purchase of fire equipment.


08/30/2017 03:26 PM
GCPH confirms human case of West Nile Virus -

Greene County Public Health has confirmed that there is one human case of West Nile virus in Greene County. A laboratory blood test confirmed the presence of the virus in a Xenia resident.


08/29/2017 10:14 PM
Man sentenced for drug charges -

A Xenia man was sentenced to six and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to drug charges in Greene County Common Pleas Court Aug. 25. Muhammad Salahuddin, 31, was charged with three counts of trafficking in heroin and one count of aggravated possession of drugs, according to court records. The charges were third-, fourth- and fifth-degree felonies.


08/25/2017 04:49 PM
Many candidates, few spots in some jurisdictions -

The county board of elections certified petitions during an Aug. 21 meeting and there are several jurisdictions featuring few spots and many candidates. Xenia voters will elect a mayor and two councl members.


08/25/2017 12:56 AM
Beavercreek rolls post Xenia 35-6

Three Dayton pitchers combined to allow just four hits and the Dragons connected on three home runs as they defeated the Bowling Green Hot R WDTN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service.


08/24/2017 11:26 AM
Xenia names interim superintendent - 5:20 pm updated:

His one-year contract was approved 5-0 during a special board meeting. Lofton, 39, will replace Denny Morrison, who retired July 31. He was chosen from an initial group of six, which was narrowed down to three finalists.