Greene County Public Health during the 1930s

Greene County Public Health during the 1930s

The 1930s were filled with lots of changes and growth for the health district. During this time, the health district adopted a budget of $5,255. Healt...

February 26th, 2020 |  


Writer opposes Cedar Cliff levy renewal

I would like to tell you why I oppose Issue 8, a renewal tax levy for Cedar Cliff Local Schools. The school district had another renewal on the ballot...

February 25th, 2020 |  


Our topsy-turvy society

Our topsy-turvy society

It seems to me that we are living in an increasingly topsy-turvy society. By that I mean that almost weekly if not daily some event is reported that i...

February 25th, 2020 |  



‘Crankshaft’ joins the comics page

‘Crankshaft’ joins the comics page

If you like your newspaper’s comic strips locally sourced along with your produce, you’re in luck.Starting this week, the Xenia Daily Gaze...

February 25th, 2020 |  


The Cotillion

The Cotillion

Many years have passed since the first cotillion was offered for young women in the area. Many will remember the event as one of the most lavish and d...

February 21st, 2020 |  


A few political comments

A few political comments

As members of my family and I were discussing politics this weekend, my son Lance said, “I had never considered that.”His statement was in...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Port Xenia

Port Xenia

Logically, Greene County should be called the “birthplace of aviation.” The Wright brothers lived and worked in Dayton, made their first f...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Without civility, our system doesn’t work

Without civility, our system doesn’t work

When he was just a young teenage schoolboy, George Washington sat down and copied out 110 “Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior.” Many ...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Writer supports Protect Vulnerable Children Act

I recently had the honor of standing with Rep. Bill Dean at the State Capitol as he introduced the Protect Vulnerable Children Act (PVCA). This legisl...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Less is More. Not hardly!Herb DayWhen I was a kid, rainy Saturday mornings meant that Dad would work in his garage repairing whatever needed repairing...

February 5th, 2020 |