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Georges named school fair marshals

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NEW MADISON - When the parade goes through New Madison Saturday during the Tri-Village School Fair, the most featured unit will be that of Dave and Becky George, this year’s grand marshals.“We were quite surprised,” said Becky. “We like to do stuff for the community, but don’t like being recognized. We’re low-key.”She was correct when she said they enjoy doing things for the community. She said they helped at the school fair back in the 1960s.

 

Poll: Ohio Republican governor has big lead

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new poll shows Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) with a commanding lead over Democratic opponent Ed FitzGerald.The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac (KWIHN’-uh-pee-ak) University in Connecticut shows the Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 57 percent to 35 percent.The poll finds that about half of the likely voters still don’t know much about FitzGerald with a little over a month until the November election.The Cuyahog...

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BDubs in development stage

GREENVILLE - Buffalo Wild Wings Franchisee Steve Grube said he is working hard to develop a restaurant in Greenville although it’s not official where it will be located.Grube said he’s committed to Greenville, but there’s still work to be done. He is looking to lease part of the old Staples building on Wagner Avenue, but it’s still tentative. He said that even if that building doesn’t work out he is still looking to bring the famous “BDubs”...

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Arcanum volleyball sweeps Tri-Village

NEW MADISON — The Arcanum volleyball team swept Tri-Village in a Cross County Conference match on Tuesday 25-14, 25-12, 25-20.Elle Siculan led Arcanum with 12 assists in the match while Brittany Kinney had seven kills and Amanda McGaffic had eight digs.Arcanum won the junior varsity match in two sets.Arcanum hosts Newton in a conference match on Thursday while Tri-Village travels to Twin Valley South on Thursday for a CCC match up.

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Garst Museum hosts Museum Day Live! event

GREENVILLE — The Garst Museum hosted Museum Day Live! over the weekend, where exhibitors could tour the museum for free with the presentation of a ticket on behalf of the Smithsonian.Brenda Arnett, office manager of the Garst Museum, described it as America’s museum, and said the event is offered once a year after the Smithsonian asks other museums around the country to offer free admission for a day because the Smithsonian offers free admission every day. The Garst Mus...

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Man hit on sidewalk by car

GREENVILLE - A man was struck by a car while standing on a sidewalk Wednesday evening.According to bystanders, a black Mazda driven by a female came around the corner at Pine and Washington Avenue at a high rate of speed causing her to lose control of her car and drive up on the sidewalk. She hit a man standing on the sidewalk which caused him to hit a side of a house.The man was transported to the hospital by Greenville Township Rescue with unknown injuries. The woman m...

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Ansonia Homecoming slated Friday

ANSONIA - Tropical Paradise is the theme for this year’s Homecoming at Ansonia.The royalty ceremony will begin at 6:15 p.mm. Friday.The Ansonia Tigers will take on Linden McKinley with kickoff at 7:30.The Homecoming dance will be held in the school cafetorium from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.Queen candidates are Hannah Rhoades, Allison Phillippi, Breanna Tuthill, Ashley Broering, Hannah Barga and Makensy Stump, and king candidates are Kaleb Gates, N...

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A ball and a basket

Her colors were purple and gold. She wore a short skirt and short-sleeved, V-neck shirt. Her knee socks hugged her legs and her shoes had so many holes for the laces that I lost count. My mother was a basketball player when Franklin Monroe was just Franklin.

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Greenville girls golf team finishes 12th in sectional

DAYTON — The Greenville girls golf team finished 12th out of 13 teams in its Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional tournament on Tuesday at Kittyhawk Golf Course.Greenville shot a 479 as a team in the sectional tournament to end its postseason play. The Lady Wave beat Springfield, who shot a 503.Casey Mortensen led Greenville with an 18-hole round of 101 to finish in 26th place. Also for the Lady Wave, Brianna Fourman shot a 120 to place 57th, Kayli Dunca...

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Point titles, the end of a career and a fresh start highlight Eldora weekend

ROSSBURG — For many drivers, this weekend’s DIRTcar Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance will be the culmination of a season long point chase, but for one driver, Randy Korte, it is the end of a career and for another, Josh Richards, a brand new start.The busy three-night (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) schedule features the UMP Modifieds all three nights in a progressive format with the UMP Late Models joining the card for a full program on Saturday.

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Mississinawa Valley defeats FM in 4 sets

UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley beat Franklin Monroe 14-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-20 in a Cross County Conference match on Tuesday.Morgan Booher led Franklin Monroe with 18 kills int he match. Makenzie Kreitzer had 21 digs for the Jets while Kara Lucas added 20.Carrie Baker led FM with 16 assists, and Booher had 12. Booher and Carrie Baker both had three aces. Shania Baker had a block for the Lady Jets.Mississinawa Valley will travel to Bradford for a match ...

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Bradford volleyball swept at Newton

PLEASANT HILL — Newton swept the Bradford volleyball team 25-16, 25-17, 25-12 in a Cross County Conference volleyball match on Tuesday.Mindy Brewer and Mandi Bates led Bradford with three kills each in the match. Brooke Brower had a team-high four assists while Amanda Brewer added three. Marissa Murphy had an ace, and Loren Sharp had 10 digs.

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Lady Wave tennis players win tournament matches

TROY — Greenville girls tennis players Madison Bixler and Holly Cameron won their first three sectional tournament matches on Tuesday to advance to next week’s district tournament.The doubles team of Bixler and Cameron began the Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional tournament with a 6-0, 6-1 victory against Madison Kinslow and Marie Butts. The Lady Wave duo then beat Sidney Barker and Amy Sloane of Stivers 6-1, 6-1 and Hailey Weaver and Michelle Hibbard of No...

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Wave volleyball loses 3-1 to West Carrollton

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Green Wave volleyball team made a good showing in front of a home crowd while losing to the West Carrollton Pirates 3-1 on Tuesday.“We always play to win,” Greenville volleyball coach Lori Davis said. “We had different personnel out there.“We lost for the rest of our season our middle, Logan Emrick,” Davis said. “She has been struggling with her knee all season. I’ve been watching her real closel...

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Greenville loses defensive battle to Trotwood

GREENVILLE — The Greenville boys soccer team faced the Trotwood-Madison Rams in a defensive struggle on the Wave’s home field Tuesday, eventually losing 1-0 to the visitors.“It has been our struggle the whole year,” Greenville boys soccer coach Brent DeVoss said. “Just getting numbers forward and getting good quality looks at the goal. There at the end we kind of threw everything we had at them.

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New game at school fair

NEW MADISON - The Tri Village School Fair Saturday evening program will be a rendition of the Newlywed Game titled “How Well Do You Know Your Date.”The game show, set to start at 5 p.m., will feature adults and students from the Tri Village area being asked questions to determine how well they know their spouse/boyfriend or girlfriend. This game always seems to provide laughter and sometime arguments.The following are a list of some of the contestants: Lee an...

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Baking contest on agenda

NEW MADISON - The Tri-Village School Fair committee is again sponsoring a baking contest on Saturday. The categories are: PK through sixth grade and seventh grade through 12th-Cookies, Decorated Cookies, Cupcakes, Decorated Cupcakes, Decorated Cakes and Candy.The adult divisions will include-Pies, Cookies, Decorated Cookies, Cupcakes, Decorated Cupcakes, Decorated Cakes and Candy.Family Project includes unique items such as edible play dough, “something” in a...

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Concert set Friday

NEW MADISON - The Tri-Village Student Council and music department are presenting to the community a vocal and instrumental concert for the 81st Annual Tri-Village School Fair.The program begins at 7 p.m. Friday. During the concert the king and queen candidates will be introduced and the reigning 2013 king and queen will have the pleasure of crowning the 2014 Tri-Village School Fair royalty.

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