News

Pages

Around the Miami Valley
7:03 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Barnstorming Carnival Draws A Crowd In Springfield

Attendees turned out to enjoy Clark County's first ever Barnstorming Carnival at Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport.
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

  The Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport and Airpark hosted the first-ever Barnstorming Carnival in the area over the weekend. 

Xenia resident Dewey Davenport organized the event. He was pleased with the attendance and volunteer support that helped make the two-day carnival successful.

Read more
The Environment
10:35 am
Sun July 20, 2014

Lake Erie Algae Threatens Ohio Drinking Water

This year the amount of harmful algae forecast for Lake Erie is predicted to be less than last year and considerably less than the record outbreak of 2011. But it’s likely still be significant, coating some parts of the western basin in toxic green slime. Under certain conditions, even moderate blooms can produce levels of harmful toxins that threaten drinking water across the basin.

Read more
Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Sun July 20, 2014

WYSO Weekend: July 20, 2014

On this week's edition of WYSO Weekend:

Read more
Commentary
12:12 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: July 18 - 24, 2014

The Old Courthouse in downtown Dayton is the setting for Dayton History's Guilty or Innocent...You Decide event.
Credit courtesy of Dayton History

Longtime columnist Dale Huffman will speak this evening as part of the 5th Annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News Archive lecture series. Program begins at 7 pm. in the Paul Laurence Dunbar Library at Wright State University. Free and open to the public.

Read more
Around the Miami Valley
7:20 am
Fri July 18, 2014

First-Ever Barnstorming Carnival Coming to Springfield Airport

Aviation enthusiasts in the Clark County area will get to have an air show of their own this weekend. The Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport and Airpark will be the site for the first-ever Barnstorming Carnival in the area.

Pilots from all over the country will fly their vintage planes mostly from the 1920s and 1930s to Springfield. Dewey Davenport organized the event. He says Barnstorming refers to that era when pilots would go from town to town, usually landing on a farm and then offer rides to people for money.

Read more

Pages