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Xenia to meet in special session to discuss personnel matters

XENIACity council to hold special sessionXenia City Council will hold a special session at 5:30 p.m.

In brief

FAIRBORNHistorical Society presentation Feb. 21The Fairborn Area Historical Society will explore the long and colorful history of Fairborn’s cement plants.

Xenia fireman’s wife sentenced to jail in daycare arson

Xenia fireman’s wife sentenced to jail in daycare arson

The wife of a Xenia firefighter was sentenced to 30 days in county jail and five years of community control after being found guilty of arson at a daycare where she worked.

Lower gas prices save Greene County bus system about $100,000

Lower gas prices save Greene County bus system about $100,000

Ohio customers saw the nation’s third-largest drop in gas prices in a month, according to AAA, and one Miami Valley transit system is benefiting from lower prices in the past year.

Parks chief to visit site, students

National Park Service leaders will visit the area next week and hand out free park passes to fourth-graders.

Lewis A. Jackson

From barking orders to guiding students: The pioneering Lewis A. Jackson

Lewis A. Jackson began his aviation passion while constructing model airplanes and reading about crosswinds in encyclopedias as a boy in Indiana.

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Park Service leaders to visit area next week

National Park Service leaders will visit the area next week, handing out free park passes to fourth-graders.

Beavercreek vapor shop obtains liquor license, adds cocktails

Beavercreek vapor shop obtains liquor license, adds cocktails

A Beavercreek vapor shop has obtained a liquor license and is now offering beer and cocktails in what the shop’s co-founder acknowledges is partly a hedge against rising restrictions on the electronic cigarette industry.

Xenia council to discuss street repairs today

XENIACity council to hold special sessionXenia City Council will meet in special session today.The council plans to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters related to labor negotiations/AFSCME.

Sears, Kmart to close stores faster

Sears, Kmart to close stores faster

Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator.

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Latest Xenia sports

Frosh Curtis pushes Buccaneers past Springboro 62-60

Samari Curtis is just beginning to establish his legacy at Xenia High School. Friday, the freshman authored a fantastic first chapter.

Xenia to add inductees into athletic hall of fame

Xenia High School will honor its fifth class of inductees into its athletic hall of fame this weekend.

Xenia’s Siefert sweeps 400, 200, qualifies for Trials

Hank Siefert of Xenia High School set a national record and qualified for the U.S. Olympic swimming trials during the YMCA Long Course National Championships at Indianapolis earlier this month.

Fairmont looking to build on success

Fairmont looking to build on success

Fairmont football faces a new challenge this season: following up on a rare winning season.The Firebirds were 6-4 last year, just their fourth winning season in the last 17 years and first for homegrown head coach Andy Aracri after four straight 2-8 campaigns.

High school football preview: Xenia Buccaneers

High school football preview: Xenia Buccaneers

High school: Xenia BuccaneersDivision 2, Region 16League: GWOC SouthHead coach: Bob DeLong, seven years at Xenia; 13 years at Tecumseh; 85-49 career record.

OHSAA addresses multiple girls basketball suspensions

OHSAA addresses multiple girls basketball suspensions

Every month the Ohio High School Athletic Association releases a list of schools that have violated its various rules.

Girls basketball players suspended, Xenia coach cited

Girls basketball players suspended, Xenia coach cited

At least seven area girls varsity high school basketball players have been hit with two-game suspensions for violating an Ohio High School Athletic Association rule after participating in a non-sanctioned practice last Friday.

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Late 3-pointer lifts Xenia over Fairborn

Throughout the off-season and before school started there had been a solitary sound in the gymnasium at the Xenia YMCA every day at 6 a.

Fire damages home of high school football coach

Xenia football coach’s home damaged in fire

Xenia High School football coach Bob DeLong said his Ridge Road home suffered extensive damage during a fire late Saturday, however he and his family were not harmed.

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COUNTDOWN: XENIA

XENIA BUCCANEERSDivision / region: D-II, Region 6League / conference: Greater Western Ohio Conference, South Division.