log in to manage your profile and account
- Create your account
- Receive up-to-date newsletters
- Set up text alerts
Published: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 11:26 AM
FAIRBORN — Fairborn City Schools will induct seven members into the district’s Hall of Fame.
The honor recognizes the achievements of Fairborn graduates, former faculty members and community members of exemplary service, according to the district.
The inductees, listed below, will be welcomed into the Hall of Fame during a public ceremony, held 7 p.m., April 28, at the Fairborn High School auditorium. There will be a reception after the ceremony.
Commander Matthew E. Arnold is a 1987 graduate of Fairborn High School, holds a master’s degree in Project Management, served in the U.S. Navy for almost 30 years and is currently assigned as the weapons officer on board U.S.S. Ronald Reagan.
Peter E. Bates is a 1979 graduate of Baker High School, the president and owner of PEB/ Shwartz Jewelry L.L.C., a partner in Theile Building Development L.L.C. and an active supporter of Fairborn schools and community organizations.
Dr. Andrew D. Feltz is a 1987 graduate of Fairborn High School, a graduate of the Ohio State College of Optometry, founder of OnHealthcare, co-founder of Mission of Sight and currently the clinical director for eye care services to 360 Care.
Lt. Col. Jon W. Hobbs, USAF (Ret.) is a 1984 graduate of Fairborn High School, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, holds a master’s degree in management, served as a pilot in the Air Force and currently is a captain at Southwest Airlines.
Judy Jagger-Mescher is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, holds a master’s degree in educational administration, was a 30-year teacher in Fairborn City Schools and is currently a program director and faculty member at Wright State University.
Dr. David S. Kocher is a 1967 graduate of Fairborn High School, a graduate of Ohio State University Veterinary School, is certified in laser surgery, digital radiography and Healing Touch and is the owner of the Towne and Country Animal Clinic.
Mark S. Neal is a 1995 graduate of Fairborn High School, a graduate of the University of Dayton, holds a master’s degree from the Antioch McGregor School and is the program director and on-air host at 1410 WING AM, an ESPN affiliate.
Read more Fairborn stories:
Published: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 5:43 PM
CENTERVILLE — The mother of a Centerville student has filed a sheriff’s report claiming that her autistic son was placed in a room with no windows on Tuesday as a form of punishment for not meeting acceptable behavior standards.
The school district said the room has a window but would not talk about the specifics of the woman’s complaints.
Monique Williams, the mother of 11-year-old Michael Dixon, a special needs student at Watts Middle School said her son was locked in a “small room similar to a closet as a form of punishment” instead of being allowed to attend the “Jazz on the Lawn” event with other students in his class, according to the sheriff’s report.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office had a deputy go to the school to investigate the incident.
Williams alleges in the police report that a teaching aide told her that her son, who also has ADHD and asthma, “did not acquire enough points on his good behavior to attend” the event, so he had to spend time in the room.
She said she was told other students had been placed in the room for bad behavior and that her son was not injured. Her son told her that this was not the first time he had been placed in the room.
Sarah Swan, community relations specialist for the school district, said the district would not comment on the specifics of the allegation, but provided a statement on the issue.
“We cannot go into the specifics of the situation due to student confidentiality,” she said in a statement. “There is a room located in the office area at Watts Middle School that has traditionally been used when students lose privileges. The door to the room is kept open, and it also has a window.”
Published: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 2:24 PM
Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 5:33 PM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 3:35 p.m.: A 50-year-old man has been arrested in a hit-and-run motorcycle crash that left a Dayton woman dead, according to a police spokeswoman.
Robert Butt was arrested Tuesday morning on preliminary charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and failure to stop after an accident, according to police and jail records.
Butt remains in the Montgomery County Jail pending the filing of formal charges, according to investigators.
Butt is accused of leaving the scene of a crash in the 3300 block of Needmore Road on Sunday that killed 49-year-old Lynn Goss.
Additional details were not available.
A 49-year-old Dayton woman was killed in a motorcycle crash early Sunday morning on Needmore Road, according to the Montgomery County Coroner's Office.
Lynn Goss was pronounced dead at Grandview Hospital after the crash in the 3300 block of Needmore about 2:30 a.m., the coroner's office said.
Goss' death was ruled an accident and she was a passenger on the motorcycle, officials said.
Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 @ 2:44 AM
Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 5:50 PM
Traffic issues can be reported by calling our newsroom at 937-259-2237 or tweeting @WHIOTraffic.
Traffic conditions are updated every six minutes on AM 1290 and News 95.7 FM.
Major Highway Incidents
Surface Street Incidents
>> RELATED: WHIO Weather App
Ongoing Construction & Other Closures
Live look at highways on our traffic cameras here.
Latest traffic conditions are also available on our traffic map.
Published: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 2:46 AM
Updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 @ 7:19 AM
HUBER HEIGHTS — UPDATE @ 7:30 a.m: Huber Heights police have arrested two 18-year-old males in connection with a Target break-in that led to a pursuit early Wednesday morning.
Ankeese Brown and Cy’Ran Campbell, both from Dayton, are currently in Montgomery County Jail, according to the jail website.
The teens are suspected of breaking into the Target on Executive Blvd., where one to three Xbox gaming systems were stolen.
They then led police on a pursuit on Old Troy Pike that ended on Taylorsville Road after an officer made contact with the left rear tire of their vehicle, causing it to spin.
Their charges are pending at this time.
UPDATE @5:10 a.m.
One to three Xbox gaming systems were stolen when a Target was broken into early Wednesday morning.
Police said the two to three males who broke into the store also attempted to break into a locked phone case, but were unsuccessful.
Officers responded to Target located the suspect vehicle traveling south on Old Troy Pike near I-70. The vehicle did not stop and continued south on Old Troy Pike, and near Taylorsville Road, an officer made contact with the left rear tire, spinning the vehicle.
A few minutes later, the vehicle stopped on Taylorsville Road. Two inside the vehicle were detained.
UPDATE @ 3:20 a.m: Two men are in custody after reportedly breaking into Target and leading officials on a pursuit Wednesday morning, officials say.
OTHER LOCAL NEWS: Man shot in robbery attempt near Dayton gas station
Huber Heights police were dispatched to the store at 5700 Executive Boulevard around 2:30 a.m. on reports of a break-in, per initial reports.
After seeing a car that matched the suspect vehicle description, a short, low-speed pursuit began southbound on Old Troy Pike near the I-70 overpass, according to officials.
The pursuit ended in the 5600 block of Taylorsville Road and the suspects were apprehended.
Officials say the men could face charges including failure to comply and breaking and entering.
No word on if anything was taken from the store.
Police are responding to a break-in that occurred at the Target in Huber Heights Wednesday morning.
The incident occurred at 5700 Executive Boulevard around 2:30 a.m., per initial reports.
There are at least three subjects reportedly involved.