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
4:05 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

WestCAT Public Transportation Up and Running in Clark County

A new Clark County public transit system was launched on Monday. The new bus service will allow riders from remote parts of the county as well as the city, to connect to destinations all over the Miami Valley area.

WestCAT is the name of the new bus service and its buses began to roll on Monday. Bus routes will run Monday through Friday from western parts of Clark County which includes New Carlisle, Enon and Mad River Township.

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Around the Miami Valley
2:02 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Comedic Legend Jonathan Winters Had Deep Roots in Springfield, Dayton areas

Johnathan Winters
Credit Michael Moriatis/Springfield News-Sun

Jonathan Winters, the legendary comedian who died Friday at the age of 87, had a strong connection to Springfield and Dayton. Andrew McGinn of the Springfield News-Sun had a revealing interview with Winters before his death.

Andrew McGinn says Winters loved growing up in Springfield and his roots can be traced to the Clark County city at a very young age.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:53 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Holocaust Survivor to speak in Springfield

Wittenberg will observe International Holocaust Rememberance Day by inviting John Koenigsberg to give a presentation Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in Bayley Auditorium of the Barbara Deer Kuss Science Center. 

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2:24 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Clark County Commissioners Approve Extra Security For Schools

Clark County Commissioners have agreed to hire two Clark County deputies to provide extra security for county schools. The plan is part of an ongoing effort to make schools safer without having to arm teachers.

The NRA's national effort to arm teachers in public and private schools after the tragic Newtown, Connecticut shootings received support from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, who supported police academy firearms training for school administrators, staff and teachers.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:52 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Dragons Open Season, Look to Continue Sellout Streak

The Dayton Dragons held a Meet the Players event on Wednesday. The Dragons will open their season today and look to continue their record for selling out home games this year.

The Dragons are the Class A minor league team affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds. Last year, the team broke the record for consecutive sellouts at home games which had stood at 814. Dayton is now over the 900 consecutive game sellout mark.

Tom Nichols of the Dayton Dragons says the team won several awards last year and the Dragons will continue to build on that success this season.

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