Local musician Tom Scheidt passed away earlier this week. Scheidt was a long-time member of the Miami Valley music scene, playing in a number of bands including Chazz and Orion—and was a founding member of Fannigan’s Isle in 1984.
Here Niki Dakota talks with Rick Fannin, Scheidt's longtime musical partner in Fannigan's Isle. Dakota and Fannin discuss Scheidt's legacy as a musician, teacher and storyteller in the Miami Valley.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Visitations and funeral services have been set for the two pilots killed in the crash of a Wright Brothers-style biplane in western Ohio.
The Dayton Daily News reports the families of 73-year-old Don Gum and 64-year-old Mitchell Cary will receive visitors separately Wednesday evening, and the families scheduled funeral services for Thursday.
The men were members of Wright "B" Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization.
Federal investigators say an announcement of what caused the crash last Saturday could take up to eight months.