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08/03/2021 07:35 PM
Operation Football preview: Bellbrook Golden Eagles
Bellbrook has gone 20-3 over the last 4 seasons in the Southwestern Buckeye League, the Golden Eagles look to make another run at an SWBL title this year.

08/01/2021 09:13 PM
School districts make bold plans for millions in federal aid
Aug. 1—With $400 million in federal COVID relief funds available to local schools, dozens of districts are planning to use the money to make health and education-related changes and some are thinking big to take advantage of a rare opportunity. Fairborn is hiring dozens of teachers for student intervention, Dayton is making a massive investment in early grades, and Huber Heights is totally ...

08/01/2021 02:35 PM
British Car Show set for Aug. 7
Car shows, cruise-ins set for August

08/01/2021 02:35 PM
British Car Show set for Aug. 7
Car shows, cruise-ins set for August

08/01/2021 03:38 AM
School districts make bold plans for millions in federal aid
Local K-12 schools hope millions of dollars in federal aid will help them make academic gains, change entire school models.

07/30/2021 03:48 PM
Two-story, oceanfront house has 4.5 garage
The house has 3,900 square feet of living space.

07/29/2021 12:00 AM
NELIS, George
NELIS, George WilliamGeorge William Nelis, age 92 peacefully passed away at his residence in Xenia, Ohio, on July 12, 2021. He was born July 4, 1929, in Dayton, Ohio, to Frank A Nelis and Elsie M. (Pruitt) Nelis. He is preceded in death by his parents andhis sister Dorothy (Nelis) Nicholson. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 72 years Joan (Potts) Nelis; as well as their three daughters, Connie Nelis, Susan Courtney, and Lorri (David) Doherty; grandchildren Laura (Ryan) Taylor, Bryan (Alyssa) Courtney, Sean (Erin) Doherty, Lisa (Joshua) Kalinowski, Bridget Doherty, and Maggie Doherty; 7 great-grandchildren; and special friends Dalan Courtney, Don Slaton and his daughter Donna Slaton.George and Joan met at age 15 in Dayton at a high school music contest. They wed at 19 and began a life together, spending all their years in the Dayton/Bellbrook/Xenia area. George graduated in 1947 from Fairview H.S., playing on the baseball team. He was recognized with an award for batting .444 his senior year. He and Joan spent many weekends on their boat on the Ohio River. He was a member of the United States Power Squadrons (America's Boating Club of Dayton) for 61 years earning 50 merit marks which included serving on the board as the Commander. George also taught Power Squadron Safety Boating in the Dayton area for many years. George had a brilliant mechanical mind and loved to tinker with whatever he could get his hands on. If something was broken, he was guaranteed to be able to fix it. He spent a number of years constructing homes in the area with his building partner Don Slaton. He later retired from Reynolds & Reynolds as a Maintenance Supervisor of plumbing, electrical, and mechanical in the Business Forms Division. Additionally, he served several years on the R&R Credit Union Board.George's body was donated to Wright State University's Boonshoft School of Medicine. His service of life will be honored at a later date. The family wishes to extend their deep appreciation to those associated with Dayton Alzheimer's Assoc. and Crossroads Hospice for their caring and support.

07/29/2021 12:00 AM
NELIS, George
NELIS, George WilliamGeorge William Nelis, age 92 peacefully passed away at his residence in Xenia, Ohio, on July 12, 2021. He was born July 4, 1929, in Dayton, Ohio, to Frank A Nelis and Elsie M. (Pruitt) Nelis. He is preceded in death by his parents andhis sister Dorothy (Nelis) Nicholson. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 72 years Joan (Potts) Nelis; as well as their three daughters, Connie Nelis, Susan Courtney, and Lorri (David) Doherty; grandchildren Laura (Ryan) Taylor, Bryan (Alyssa) Courtney, Sean (Erin) Doherty, Lisa (Joshua) Kalinowski, Bridget Doherty, and Maggie Doherty; 7 great-grandchildren; and special friends Dalan Courtney, Don Slaton and his daughter Donna Slaton.George and Joan met at age 15 in Dayton at a high school music contest. They wed at 19 and began a life together, spending all their years in the Dayton/Bellbrook/Xenia area. George graduated in 1947 from Fairview H.S., playing on the baseball team. He was recognized with an award for batting .444 his senior year. He and Joan spent many weekends on their boat on the Ohio River. He was a member of the United States Power Squadrons (America's Boating Club of Dayton) for 61 years earning 50 merit marks which included serving on the board as the Commander. George also taught Power Squadron Safety Boating in the Dayton area for many years. George had a brilliant mechanical mind and loved to tinker with whatever he could get his hands on. If something was broken, he was guaranteed to be able to fix it. He spent a number of years constructing homes in the area with his building partner Don Slaton. He later retired from Reynolds & Reynolds as a Maintenance Supervisor of plumbing, electrical, and mechanical in the Business Forms Division. Additionally, he served several years on the R&R Credit Union Board.George's body was donated to Wright State University's Boonshoft School of Medicine. His service of life will be honored at a later date. The family wishes to extend their deep appreciation to those associated with Dayton Alzheimer's Assoc. and Crossroads Hospice for their caring and support.

07/28/2021 12:44 PM
Circleville's Vincent is among Ohio Connections Academy’s Class of 2021
COLUMBUS — Nearly 400 graduating seniors from more than 70 counties across the state recently received their high school diplomas as members of Ohio Connections Academy’s Class of 2021.

07/25/2021 12:40 PM
Cruise over to Young’s Dairy Aug. 14
Car shows and cruise-ins in the Miami Valley this summer

07/25/2021 12:40 PM
Cruise over to Young’s Dairy Aug. 14
Car shows and cruise-ins in the Miami Valley this summer

07/25/2021 12:40 PM
Cruise over to Young’s Dairy Aug. 14
Car shows and cruise-ins in the Miami Valley this summer

07/21/2021 09:16 PM
Scioto Foundation announces new scholarship fund
Jul. 21—PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto Foundation has announced the establishment of the Christina Lester Niekamp Scholarship Fund, an Acorn Fund created by Zoe Richards, Ann Jewett and Alisha Adkins in memory of a long-time school friend. To be eligible for the scholarship, a student must be a graduating senior from Portsmouth West High School who will attend The Ohio State University. An external ...

07/21/2021 04:20 PM
UPDATE: Bellbrook police find missing woman dead from apparent self-inflicted injuries.
Grace Emma Lewis, 18, was last seen wearing dark colored shorts, a black t-shirt, camouflage Crocs and was carrying a large black duffel bag and shotgun.

07/21/2021 03:11 PM
Scioto Foundation announces new scholarship fund - Portsmouth Daily Times
PORTSMOUTH — The Scioto Foundation has announced the establishment of the Christina Lester Niekamp Scholarship Fund, an Acorn Fund created by Zoe Ric