Wayne Baker

Clark County Reporter

Wayne Baker is a graduate of Yellow Springs High School and Central State University. He has worked in print media for several years covering news and sports.  Baker has coached youth basketball in the Yellow Springs school system and served on the Human Relations Commission.


Around the Miami Valley
5:44 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Local NBA Players to Host Charity Basketball Game for Education

Daequan Cook
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Two local professional basketball players are teaming up to give something back to the Dayton area.  The NBA players will host a charity basketball game Saturday night to raise money for education.

Former Dunbar High School hoops stars and current pros Daequan Cook and Norris Cole are hosting the second annual Local Legends Game this weekend which brings together a handful of former Dayton area players to raise money for the Cook Scholarship Fund, which helps scholars and athletes go to college.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:00 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

BCI Releases Preliminary Report on Schenck Standoff

The Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has released a preliminary report regarding a July 30 standoff at a Yellow Springs residence that lasted nearly six hours.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:09 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Tuesday, August 6th Special Election Information

In Today’s special election, voters in 23 Ohio counties will decide 28 issues, 19 of which are school issues. Here are some of the issues on Miami Valley ballots.


On the ballot in Montgomery County are a German Twp. Parks and Recreation levy, a Huber Heights school levy, and two ballot issues asking voters to move forward with a joint economic development zone, and hotel district between Butler Township and the City of Vandalia.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:44 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Press Release from Village Announces Crisis Team to Arrive Tonight

During a morning press conference, Yellow Springs Council President Judith Hempling and Vice-President Lori Askeland released a detailed statement about the recent standoff situation involving Paul E. Schenck.

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6:25 am
Wed July 31, 2013

SWAT Team Stand-Off In Yellow Springs Ends With One Dead

Credit Wayne Baker

A SWAT team situation ended in Yellow Springs early this morning with one person dead. Multiple law enforcement agencies from Greene County and around the Dayton area responded to the 200 block of North High Street in Yellow Springs after gun shots were fired around 10:30 last night.

Police and SWAT teams exchanged gunfire with the alleged suspect several times during the standoff which was still going on early this morning.

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