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Edmiston Anniversary Announcement

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SPRINGFIELD — David and Naomi (Bleile) Edmiston will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this August. They were married Aug. 22, 1964 in Wakarusa, Ind.David Edminston is a Fairborn graduate from the class of 1962.Their children are: Wendy and Grant Peterson, Brenna, Todd Edmiston, Cade Edmiston and Trent Edmiston. They, along with Trent Edmiston’s fiancee Sabrina Colbett, will hold a celebration reception on Aug. 24 at the Rona Community Church in Fairborn.The couple divide their retirement between their homes in Ohio and Kissimmee, Fla.

 

Homemade chocolate coffee smoothies

The summer weather we’re having is about as close to perfect as possible. Last night we had a nice rain that cut the humidity and cooled everything and everyone off once more.My 16-year-old sister, Mary Grace, who lives next door is here helping me for the day. We are doing cleaning in preparation for Daniel’s family from Danville, Ohio who plan to come for a visit this weekend. We’re excited to see them again. We also did some cooking today. With mashed potatoes ...

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Law group welcomes new attorney

XENIA — Stephan & Stephan Law Group, Ltd. announced the addition of April Moore, Attorney at Law to their law firm. April Moore has been a practicing attorney for five years. She will be the firm’s counsel for domestic relations, criminal, juvenile and civil litigation.The law firm’s origins were established in the late 1800s in Xenia. April will be joining Peter D. Stephan d and Stephanie B. Stephan who have been with the practice for a combined 54 years. We look...

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2013 AP Regular Season Football Polls

Final 2013 AP State PollCOLUMBUS (AP) How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the eighth weekly Associated Press poll of 2013, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):DIVISION I 1. Cincinnati Colerain (19) 10-0 242; 2. Austintown-Fitch (3) 10-0 196; 3. Lakewood St. Edward (2) 8-1 181; 4. Hilliard Davidson (1) 10-0 180; 5. *Cincinnat...

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Computer Rankings: What’s it all mean?

COLUMBUS — As a direct request from the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association Tournament Committee, and approved by the OHSAA Board of Directors, a new divisor is used to determine second level points that is based on the number of games that opponents have played to date. For each open date that an opponent has had to date, a smaller divisor is used to calculate second level points.

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New coach, new attitude for Carroll Patriots

By Scott Halaszshalasz@civitasmedia.comRIVERSIDE — The Patriots are going Back to the Future.Former All-Ohio performer Ben Rulli, a 2003 CHS graduate, takes over as head coach after three sub par seasons led to the retirement of Coach Bob Levy.“It’s good to be home,” Rulli said.Now that he has come back, Rulli wants to be the Pied Piper and get the Patriots fan base to follow.“We need to make the C...

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Indians out to repeat 2013 success

By Nathan Pillingnpilling@civitasmedia.comCEDARVILLE — After making an impressive run to the playoffs last season, the Cedarville Indians will need to replace the contributions of 10 seniors, nine of which were described by head coach Jason Christian as “very, very good football players.” This year’s team is small in number, too: 21 kids fill out the Indians’ ranks.But that combination of factors doesn’t have Christian expec...

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Buccaneers celebrating 115th season

By John Bombatchjbombatch@civitasmedia.comXENIA — The 2014 high school football season takes on a bit of historical significance for the Xenia High School Buccaneers, and coach Bob DeLong and his staff hope to make it a fun one.This season marks the 115th season for Buccaneers football. The team has already held a workout session with the U.S. Marines, and a game against two-time defending state Division I champion Cincinnati Moeller is on the schedule. ...

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Through the eyes of God …

A young friend of our son’s came to see us one afternoon, shortly before she left for college. We visited for a time, and I walked her to her car when she left.As we stood at the curb talking together, I noticed a young man approaching us from the corner. I noticed also that he was very busy noticing Meg, who is a strikingly beautiful young woman.This young man was undeniably insolent in his regard, and I was pretty certain that Meg had seen his approach. I studied...

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In the beginning

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.” (John 1:1)In reading a Chronological Bible we find most beginning with this verse from John’s Gospel. “In the beginning…” We have heard this before. The first book of the Bible, Genesis, begins with “In the beginning…”

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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship program

YELLOW SPRINGS — Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Yellow Springs will host the service “Foundations: What are the roots of our UU Fellowship?” 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 31. As the old calypso song goes, “a house built on a weak foundation … will not stand oh, no.” Or, if you’d rather, from Matthew 7:26, “Everyone who hears these words of mine and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.”Bu...

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Inspirational Message

Labor Day is a day in our country for many to take off work, spend time with family, and barbeque in the backyard with friends. Do you know the history of Labor Day? According to the U.S. Department of Labor website, it “is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.” In the late 1800’s it was set aside as a federal holiday on the first Monday of September to celebrate the workers of this country.

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Greeneview counting on experience at key positions

By Zach Gregoryzgregory@civitasmedia.comJAMESTOWN — The veteran Rams have areas that need work, but they will rely on the experience they have at key positions to help give them the edge in each game.“We have got a lot coming back and the kids have been working really hard, so we are hoping it’s going to be a good season,” said fourth-year coach Neal Kasner. “Every game is important. With the way our schedule plays out and being i...

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Knights look to improve

By Nathan Pillingnpilling@civitasmedia.comSPRINGFIELD – After going 1-9 last season, the Greenon Knights are looking to improve their record and build positive momentum for the future, and they’re looking to do so under the guidance of first-year head coach Kevin Ferguson.While this is his first year taking on the head coaching mantle, he’s been with the program as an assistant coach for two years, so he knows the system he’ll be runnin...

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Skyhawks excited for new offense

By John Bombatchjbombatch@civitasmedia.comFAIRBORN — With an exciting new offense, and some talented skill-position players in the lineup, veteran coach Roy Thobe hopes to create some excitement with this Fairborn Skyhawks team.“We’re going with a variation of last year’s offense. We have more speed, so you’ll see us a little more spread. We’re playing out of a shotgun formation. It’s a spread offense, and our kids hav...

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Bellbrook itching to take the field

By Zach Gregoryzgregory@civitasmedia.comBELLBROOK — The Bellbrook Golden Eagles have gone through growing pains in the last few years, not reaching the success that the program expects. This year’s squad has grown together and now hopes to meet those expectations.“We have a much more experienced team this season and we are expecting much more out of this group. The offense and defensive lines are much improved and will lead us to a successful...

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Bring on the 2014 Football Season!

Welcome to the 2014 edition of the Greene County Newspapers High School Football Preview.It seems like just a couple months ago that the Cedarville Indians were the area’s lone post-season representative, and they were battling Triad in a first-round playoff matchup in North Lewisburg.Well, football in the Greene County area is back in full force on Friday, with all eight area high schools opening their seasons.

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Trails host overnight advanced outdoor skills camp

BEAVERCREEK — Honing their outdoor survival skills, participants in Greene County Parks & Trails’ Advanced Outdoor Skills camp learned to build a lean-to, cook supper over an open fire and use a map with compass to find buried treasure.After spending the night in their lean-to, campers prepared their own pancake breakfast. The overnight camp was held at the newly opened Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek.Campers were between 9-15 years old and had completed t...

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