Looking back at coverage of the 1974 Xenia tornado; 50th anniversary commemorative book available


As part of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the F5 tornado which hit Xenia on April 3, 1974, the staff for Greene County Dailies provides a look back at the coverage provided by the staff members of the Xenia Daily Gazette in the aftermath of the destruction the tornado caused.

Greene County Dailies has produced a 60-page special edition of its annual Progress supplement with a focus on the 1974 Xenia tornado. Copies of the issue were mailed to subscribers on Tuesday with their regular print edition. The book will be available for individual purchase at the Gazette’s office, located at 1836 W. Park Square, beginning Wednesday morning. The issue contains photos and stories written by the newspaper staff with submissions from the public of their memories and records of the events. It can be viewed on our website here.

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