Xenia Gazette- RSS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/ http://xeniagazette.com/ Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:13:19 EST 1800 Drivers duke it out in Tug-A-Truck competition http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-sports/50112157/Drivers-duke-it-out-in-Tug-A-Truck-competition XENIA — The engines might have been raging, but the competition was all friendly. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dalton’s future with Bengals secure … for now http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50095938/Daltons-future-with-Bengals-secure--for-now CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton and the rest of the Bengals took the field for their first training camp practice, applauded by several hundred fans in the metal, temporary bleachers. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST BZA member steps down after 40 years http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50029001/BZA-member-steps-down-after-40-years SUGARCREEK TOWNSHIP — Jack Gibson stepped down from the Board of Zoning Appeals June 21 after a brief ceremony during the Sugarcreek Township Council meeting after serving 40 years. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hamilton Joes vs. Xenia Scouts tonight http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50111835/Hamilton-Joes-vs.-Xenia-Scouts-tonight XENIA — Thanks to their come-from-behind win earlier today, the Hamilton Joes will face the Xenia Scouts tonight, in the third round of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League baseball playoffs. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fairborn Municipal Court http://xeniagazette.com/news/blotter/50095050/Fairborn-Municipal-Court July 11Timothy L. Sigmon, 603 Monticillo St., Dayton, guilty petty theft, $350 fines, 180 days, 150 suspended. Community control for up to three years concurrent with parole, stay out of all Meijer stores. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dayton-Yellow Springs Road repairs taking place this week http://xeniagazette.com/news/notice_box/50107501/Dayton-Yellow-Springs-Road-repairs-taking-place-this-week FAIRBORN — the City of Fairborn Street Division will make permanent road repairs from water break repairs beginning at 6 a.m.,Wednesday, July 30, through Friday, Aug. 1, weather permitting. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road will be closed in both... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Law and marriage go together like a horse and carriage http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50061793/Law-and-marriage-go-together-like-a-horse-and-carriage My latest article (As the Family Goes) discussed the essential role of married mom-and-dad families for raising the next generation of Ohioans and advocated for restoring the traditional nuclear family to its rightful place in society. This article... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greene County Parks to host free lure making seminar http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-lifestyle/50046732/Greene-County-Parks-to-host-free-lure-making-seminar XENIA — Greene County Parks and Trails invites the public to attend the next Sportsman's Seminar Series. Learn about Muskie lure making 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, in the Greene County Media Room, 541 Ledbetter Road. The world champion Muskie... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cycling classic raises nearly $22,000 http://xeniagazette.com/news/lifestyle/50092278/Cycling-classic-raises-nearly-$22000 GREENE COUNTY — The 11th Annual Greene Trails Cycling Classic attracted more than 200 cyclists from around the globe and raised nearly $22,000 to benefit the trail management fund. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Top feeder calf showmen http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news-home_top/50091652/Top-feeder-calf-showmen XENIA — Top feeder calf showmanship honors were handed out Sunday in one of the first shows of the Greene County Fair. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Animals visiting First Fridays http://xeniagazette.com/news/news/50029966/Animals-visiting-First-Fridays XENIA — Some “Cool Critters” will be visiting Xenia First Fridays. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fair cook-off showcases lamb dishes http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news-home_top/50090365/Fair-cook-off-showcases-lamb-dishes XENIA — The 2014 Lamb Cook-off at the Greene County Fair was held Sunday afternoon. The event produced several unique dishes that pleased Cook-off Judge Sandy Feix of Xenia. She was looking for specific elements in her judging of the three... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Horse ambassadors named http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news-home_top/50090286/Horse-ambassadors-named XENIA TOWNSHIP — Two Greene County girls have taken love of horses and a desire to be a role model to younger 4-H members into the roles of the 2014 Horse Ambassadors. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bringing in the clowns for ‘A Special Wish’ http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-news/50057398/Bringing-in-the-clowns-for-A-Special-Wish FAIRBORN — A local clown alley will once again celebrate National Clown Week by supporting an organization that helps bring smiles to some very special children. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Poll workers to undergo mandatory training http://xeniagazette.com/news/specialreport/50026953/Poll-workers-to-undergo-mandatory-training COLUMBUS — Recognizing the importance of having properly trained elections officials in place, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted issued Directive 2014-21, requiring all poll workers for the upcoming general election to undergo mandatory... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dealing with sticker shock http://xeniagazette.com/news/opinion/50070165/Dealing-with-sticker-shock It seems to me that most of us have suffered “sticker shock” — that unpleasant surprise upon learning of an unexpectedly high cost of something. The term used to be associated with the startling price of a car or truck as displayed... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Saunders finally gets his calf http://xeniagazette.com/news/community_news-home_top/50084673/Saunders-finally-gets-his-calf XENIA — In front of a packed Greene County Fair grandstand, and with his friends and family cheering him on, a muddy and happy Tyler Saunders raised his hands in triumph and yelled. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50097676/Local-Sports-Briefs Elliott named All-AmericanFAIRBORN — Wright State junior pitcher Andrew Elliott has been named a Third Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scouts begin playoffs today http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50095974/Scouts-begin-playoffs-today XENIA — Baseball fans will have the chance to see plenty of Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League action today at Grady's Field, on the Athlete's In Action sports complex. Two games are on tap, with the evening contest involving the... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Gordon wins his 5th Brickyard 400 http://xeniagazette.com/news/autoracing-sports/50095156/Gordon-wins-his-5th-Brickyard-400 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST