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Rotary inducts Paul Harris Fellows

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XENIA —The Xenia Rotary club inducted its newest Paul Harris Fellows on Tuesday.Named for Harris, who founded Rotary with three business associates in Chicago in 1905, the Fellowship was established in his honor in 1957 to express appreciation for a contribution of $1,000 to the humanitarian and educational programs of The Rotary Foundation.Those programs include an array of projects that save and invigorate the lives of people around the world and enhance international friendship and understanding.

 

Don’t mind me - my horn sticks

The verse of the day is 1 Corinthians 4:5. “Therefore do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men’s hearts; and then each man’s praise will come to him from God.I love living in a small town. It is encouraging and comforting knowing many of the people whom you see on a day-to-day basis. Soon after moving here from a big city I learned abo...

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Why do you tolerate evil?

“Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?” (Habakkuk 1:13)The age old question of God is, “If You are good why do You allow evil in the world?” Habakkuk wanted an answer to this question also, and he got it.

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Court justices to speak at XHS

XENIA — Two Ohio Supreme Court justices will be speak at the next Xenia Republican Women’s Club meeting.Justices Sharon Kennedy and Judith French will be the featured presenters as the club opens its September meeting to the public, 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Bob Hope Auditorium inside Xenia High School. The Justices will discuss the role of the Ohio Supreme Court in Ohioans’ daily lives and the process of hearing cases.A question-and-answer session will be ...

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State treasurer wants transparency

XENIA — Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel is trying to open the state’s checkbook to whom he says are the owners — the public.Through HB 175, the “Open Ohio” bill, Mandel would be able to establish the Ohio State Government Expenditure Database to show Ohioans exactly where their money is being spent. It passed the house 86-8 — Greene County representatives Rick Perales and Bob Hackett voted yes — and is heading to the Senate for consideration....

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Carroll wins season opener

DAYTON — Mistakes were costly for both teams, during Wednesday night’s nonleague girls volleyball battle between Xenia and Dayton Carroll. But those mistakes cost Xenia in a bigger way.Xenia (1-1) came within five points of winning crucial sets three times, but late-game errors earned Carroll (1-0) an eventual 26-24, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22 win in a sweltering Carroll gymnasium. The Patriots earned the win, but neither coach was particularly satisfied with their team’...

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Local Sports Briefs

HIGH SCHOOLFOOTBALLBeavercreek football community night tonightBEAVERCREEK — Beavercreek Football will host the 2014 Community Night at 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 21 at the BHS Stadium. There will be skill stations and on-field games and drills for all, including laser-timed 40-yard dashes and time shuttle drills. In addition, the 2014 schedule poster will be available as well as new spirit wear, and foo...

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Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Brian Hoyer defied long odds — and stiff-armed Johnny Football — to keep his dream job.Through sweat and tears, he fought his way back from a serious knee injury only to be faced with the Browns drafting Johnny Manziel, college football’s dynamic quarterback with the cult-like following.Hoyer, though, persevered. He endured grueling rehab to get back on the field sooner than expected, stayed focused as Manzielmania consumed the ...

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AFC North trying to regain reputation as the best

CINCINNATI (AP) — They do things a little differently in the AFC North.They’re patient with their coaches and quarterbacks — well, with the exception of Cleveland, which is in a league of its own when it comes to change.They develop a style and stick with it, win or lose.And it’s worked.The AFC North is coming off what amounts to a down year for the NFL’s most successful division over the past six years. Only one team r...

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On day 2 after Miller’s injury, Buckeyes moving on

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State’s practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn’t certain what had happened.“Oh, it was devastating. It was a bad deal,” Meyer said glumly on Wednesday. “First of all, I didn’t see exactly what happened and I thought someone hit him. I went berserk, saying, ‘What happened?’ (The coaches) looked at me and I...

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Fire damages Stonebridge unit

BEAVERCREEK — Approximately 50 residents have been displaced after a fire swept through a building in the Stonebridge Apartments Tuesday night.The fire appears to have started in the balcony of one of the units on Stonecastle Drive, according to Deputy Chief John Mercs, and quickly spread to the attic above approximately 18 units.The fire was contained to the attic area, but much of the unit sustained a lot of water damage due to amount needed to douse the blaze. C...

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Fire blazes in Beavercreek apartment buildings

BEAVERCREEK (WDTN) — A fire is burning at the Stonebridge apartments just south of The Greene in Beavercreek.Beavecreek firefighters were called to 4502 Stonecastle Dr. just before 7:30 p.m. and arrived to find heavy smoke pouring from the three story building.Fire crews from Bellbrook, Kettering, and Sugarcreek Township have also been called to respond.There is no word yet on any injuries or a cause.Information courtesy of WDTN.

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Beavercreek outnumbers Bucs in 8-0 win

XENIA — The visiting Beavercreek Beavers had Xenia outnumbered and outplayed, during Tuesday’s boys high school soccer game at Xenia’s Cox Stadium.The playoff-caliber Battlin’ Beavers easily rolled past the Xenia Buccaneers, 8-0.Fans expecting to show up for a traditional 7 p.m. varsity game start missed most of the first half of action. Without enough players to form a junior varsity team as late as a few weeks ago, Xenia cancelled its junior var...

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Local Sports Briefs

Points races tighten at Kil-KareXENIA — Kil-Kare Raceway saw Brandon Oakley, Jamie Sites, Jim Lewis, Jr., and Bill Honious each claim feature wins in their respective auto racing divisions on Friday.The Late Models were led to the green by Oakley in his Oakley Blacktop machine. He led from start to finish in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature. Oakley also set quick time in qualifying.Mike Stacy, Bill Burba, Cody Robinson and R...

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XACT holding mosaic class

XENIA —Xenia Area Community Theater’s mosaics class for students begins 3:30 Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Arts Center.The class — for students ages 10-15 — will run for six sessions and will feature different topics. The first session will be an introduction to mosaic styles, working with clay to make tiles.The fee for the class is $50 and partial scholarships are available. For more information call 937-767-2311.“I’m really exc...

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Turner gets update on military sex assaults

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The co-chairs of the Military Sexual Assault Prevention Caucus met at Wright-Patt on Monday to see what the base is doing to combat sex assaults.Congressman Michael Turner (R-OH) hosted Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-MA) as the pair received a detailed overview of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program at Wright Patterson Air Force Base from lawyers, investigators, medical professionals, and major commanders.Via a...

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Local impact not known yet

GREENE COUNTY — Local government entities will not fully know the impact of the new federal accounting mandate as its reporting requirements will not officially take effect until the 2015 fiscal year reporting.The new Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 68 establishes new standards for measuring and recognizing expenses and liabilities as well as identifying the methods and assumptions that must be used to project retirement benefit payments, accordin...

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Letter to the Editor

A huge thank you to allEditor:The Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center was truly blessed by a local charity who wanted to give to our community. Because of the idea of one young lady, Mary Adeline Lewis, chickens from the Greene County Fair this year were donated to the senior center after processing.In total, 135 chickens and 10 very large turkeys were packed up after Fair bidding, taken to the processing plant and deli...

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