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Five FCS graduates to be inducted into Hall of Honor

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FAIRBORN — The Class of 2014 will be enshrined in the Fairborn City Schools’ Hall of Honor during the 27th induction ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, April 25 in the Fairborn High School Auditorium. The ceremony and reception that follows in the commons are free and open to the public. Those receiving this prestigious award are:Dr. Kevin A. Aukerman


Adult summer softball league registration deadline approaching

FAIRBORN — The Fairborn Adult Softball Program has only a few spots remaining in its summer leagues.These spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. Final registration deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, April 25. No registrations will be accepted after this date. A mandatory manager’s meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the Fairborn Government Center, 44 W. Hebble Ave.The 2014 leagues begin on May 5 and continue through July 18 with ra...

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WSU student crowned, advances to national pageant

FAIRBORN — A Wright State student will advance to the Ms. Wheelchair America pageant after her recent victory at the state competition.The Ms. Wheelchair Ohio pageant is designed to find a charismatic and well-spoken woman who can advocate for the innumerable Ohioans living with disabilities—and that’s exactly what they found in Elizabeth Schrack, who was crowned winner of the 2014 competition held at Wright State University April 6.“It came as a ...

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Local leaders support heart health

XENIA — Dayton Chapter of the American Heart Association Dayton Chapter Heart Ball brought together area leaders to raise funds for local efforts to prevent and cure heart disease and strokes.Some of the funds underwrite research grants at Wright State University where post-doctoral scientists are studying the biomechanical causes of heart disease and stroke.“Heart disease is a family risk factor for Dorothy and me, and I see its effects in our hospitals, too...

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Xenia PD hires two, promotes two

XENIA — The Xenia Police Division promoted two current staff members and swore in a pair of new officers to bring the department to its full strength of 45 sworn positions.Steve Lane was promoted from sergeant to captain and will oversee patrol services. He has 21 years of service with the division. Scott Beegle was promoted from detective to sergeant and will be assigned to a patrol officer supervisor. Beegle has 15 years of service with the police division and served in the...

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Kettering College comes to Greene County

BEAVERCREEK — Greene Medical Foundation, which serves Greene Memorial Hospital in Xenia and Soin Medical Center in Beavercreek, announced Kettering College as a tenant in the Ollie Davis Medical Arts and Education Center on Darst Road.“We’re pleased to welcome Kettering College. Ollie Davis gave this facility to our Foundation in 2012 with the desire to continue her medical interests, and especially medical education, in Greene County,” shared Jeff Brock, pr...

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Half marathon sells out, full marathon filling up fast

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force Marathon has continued selling out at a record pace with the half marathon closing on April 15, four weeks earlier than 2013.“Our race’s growth is phenomenal,” said Rob Aguiar, race director. “I’m always so impressed and so grateful for the loyalty of our runners, spectators and volunteers.”Aguiar said the entire event is 86 percent full. The full marathon, Gourmet Pasta Dinner and ...

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Nature on the go camps for the county parks

XENIA — Local children and young adults can also explore nature through an action-packed week of creekin, fishing, looking for critters, hiking, crafts and more in the Greene County Parks & Trails’ series of Nature on the Go camps. Each day has a new theme and new exciting activities.All camps will be taught by GCP&T naturalist staff and volunteers.Children should bring a healthy lunch (e.g. sandwich, fruit and veggies) and water bottle every day. Preschooler...

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