Around the Miami Valley

Around the Miami Valley
6:38 am
Mon May 26, 2014

Dog Tag Memorial To Honor Fallen Clark County Vietnam Vets

Design for the Clark County dog tag memorial for Vietnam vets.

Two Clark County men who served in Vietnam have teamed up to raise money to build a granite monument listing Clark County veterans who died in the war. David Bauer and Randy Ark's project has received overwhelming support from the community and is near completion.

Bauer came up with the idea of creating a memorial to honor those who died in Vietnam and drew a sketch on a piece of paper of what it should look like. Then he and Ark took the rendering to Josh Walters of Dodds Monuments in Springfield. Walters liked what he saw.

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Around the Miami Valley
9:39 am
Sun May 25, 2014

WYSO Weekend: May 25, 2014

In this Edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: May 23 - 29, 2014

SMAG Dance Collective's Spring Fling is on Saturday, at 4 and 8pm at Dayton Playhouse! Spring Fling is purely devoted to the art of dance; challenging, physical, dynamic and insightful works are performed. This season's concert features the work of many of Dayton's OWN.

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WYSO Curious
6:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Who Put The 'GON' in Oregon? WYSO Curious Pronounces The Answer

Credit Jerry Kenney

Dayton’s Oregon Historic District has a controversial aspect to it: the sound of the word. Unlike the state of Oregon, the end of which is pronounced like “begin", the proper noun used by Daytonians is pronounced Oregon—with an ending that rhymes with John. Dayton resident Jesse Clark asked WYSO Curious—why?

Why is it called the OreGON District? Why don’t we pronounce it the same way people do in Oregon state?

Jesse says he’s been trying to answer the question for quite some time.

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Environment
8:01 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Dayton's Rumpke Recycling Talks Expansion, Paper Cups

The Rumpke Recycling processing plant is increasing its capacity with an expensive upgrade.
Credit Lewis Wallace / WYSO

Rumpke Recycling is close to completing a major upgrade of its Dayton recycling plant this week. Rumpke takes in and processes about 350,000 tons of recycling per year in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus and surrounding areas, from residential, commercial and municipal sources.

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