Two Generations Ago: August 1967

Two Generations Ago: August 1967

Editor’s note: The primary source for these monthly articles is the old Beavercreek News, a weekly then daily forerunner of the News-Current. It...

August 7th, 2017 updated: August 8th, 2017. |  


Virginia Siders 100 years young

Virginia Siders 100 years young

WILMINGTON — Virginia Elizabeth Siders will celebrate her 100th birthday on July 29.She was born in Dayton and her family soon moved to a farm o...

August 7th, 2017 |  


B-W receives four grants

FAIRBORN — The District 11 Natural Resources Assistance Council (NRAC) of the Clean Ohio Green Space Conservation Program awarded July 11 the B-...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Wright-Patterson Air Force Base celebrates Bee City USA designation

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base celebrates Bee City USA designation

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has officially been appointed a Bee City USA, becoming the first military inst...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Goforth retires after 33 years

Goforth retires after 33 years

BEAVERCREEK — Air Force Lt. Col. Kathy K. Goforth has retired from the US Air Force after serving honorably for 33 years.Goforth was last servin...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Ross graduates from training

Ross graduates from training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — US Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael Ross graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Anto...

August 1st, 2017 |  


Confusing Bergamo and Mount St. John

Confusing Bergamo and Mount St. John

Is it Bergamo or Mount Saint John, and what exactly is it?Most Beavercreekers of us in the area are familiar with what we popularly (and inaccurately)...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Merrimans to observe 65th anniversary

Merrimans to observe 65th anniversary

XENIA — William “Bill” G. Merriman and Janet L. Hendee Merriman will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 23, 2017. They...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Around the Home and Farm

Raising chickens to produce your own eggs or meat continues to grow in popularity. I remember in the mid-1990s seeing pasture raised poultry being rai...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Smiths celebrate 65 years

Smiths celebrate 65 years

BEAVERCREEK — Shirley and Bob Smith of Beavercreek will celebrate 65 years of marriage July 12, 2017. The couple has three children Pam and husb...

July 11th, 2017 |