Greene County http://wyso.org en Greene County Election Results For November 2013 http://wyso.org/post/greene-county-election-results-november-2013 <p>Elections took place Tuesday across Greene County for a slew of city and village councils. Tax levy issues for children's services, developmental disabilities and Greene County Memorial Hospital all passed, as did Xenia's electric aggregation initiative.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 10:34:04 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41677 at http://wyso.org Food Assistance Cuts Affect Millions Of Ohioans http://wyso.org/post/food-assistance-cuts-affect-millions-ohioans <p>A cut to food assistance goes into effect across the country today, Nov. 1. The end of federal stimulus funds will affect close to 2 million people in Ohio who depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, for food.</p><p></p><p>After the economy crashed, the 2009 Recovery Act propped up food assistance with &nbsp;billions in additional funds. That money expired on Halloween, which means reduced benefits for almost all SNAP recipients.</p><p></p><p>Leslie Bates of Greene County Job and Family Services says the average cut in Greene County is $26 per family.</p><p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:47:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 41461 at http://wyso.org Bob Evans Says It's Growing in Clark and Greene Counties http://wyso.org/post/bob-evans-says-its-growing-clark-and-greene-counties <p><span class="il" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 204); color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Bob</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</span><span class="il" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 204); color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Evans</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</span><span class="il" st Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:54:55 +0000 Wayne Baker 40480 at http://wyso.org Small Plane Crashes at Greene County Airport, No Injuries http://wyso.org/post/small-plane-crashes-greene-county-airport-no-injuries <p>Authorities say no one was injured when a small plane crashed at a southwest Ohio airport.</p><p>The State Highway Patrol says the single-engine 2002 Piper Malibu Mirage crashed about 10 a.m. Wednesday upon landing at the Greene County Airport near Xenia in southwest Ohio.</p><p>Patrol Sgt. Paul Lezotte says the pilot and his lone passenger had flown from Alabama to attend a business meeting in the Dayton area.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 18:13:20 +0000 Associated Press 40391 at http://wyso.org KKK Photo Loses Greene County Blue Ribbon After Complaint http://wyso.org/post/kkk-photo-loses-greene-county-blue-ribbon-after-complaint <p>A photo taken at a 1924 Ku Klux Klan rally has been stripped of its blue ribbon at an Ohio county fair after a complaint that it was offensive.</p><p>The photo won first place in an antique photo category at the Greene County Fair in Xenia. It depicts robed and unrobed KKK members kneeling in a circle at a Dayton rally in September 1924. Burning crosses are visible in the background.</p><p>The Dayton Daily News reports that the photo was stripped of its ribbon and removed from the fairgrounds Tuesday.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 11:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 37012 at http://wyso.org