Richard Wilson

Rich Wilson was inspired to become a reporter after developing an insatiable appetite for literature and newspapers in his early 20s. He covers breaking news throughout the Miami Valley. Wilson graduated from Miami University in 2004 with a degree in English Journalism and a minor in Botany.  Whenever possible, he takes advantage of the excellent fishing opportunities in Southwest Ohio.

Latest from Richard Wilson

Daytonian shares Muhammad Ali’s favorite title belt and legacy
 The decorated green strip of leather was the first WBC title belt custom-made for a boxer, and that boxer was Muhammad Ali, according to Tony Shultz, a Daytonian who shares the belt with everyone he meets.  The 39-year-old who lives in the Dayton View Triangle neighborhood is a former boxer who trained with the likes of Manny Pacquiao...

Posted: 19 hours ago

The decorated green strip of leather was the first WBC title belt custom-made for a boxer, and that boxer was Muhammad Ali, according to Tony Shultz, a Daytonian who shares the belt with everyone he meets.  The 39-year-old who lives in the Dayton View Triangle neighborhood is a former boxer who trained with the likes of Manny Pacquiao...
‘Biodigester’ farm in Bath Twp. raises stink among neighbors
 Residents on Herr Road in Bath Twp. say they can’t go outside their homes on days when the smell emanating from a neighboring farm is strong. The smell they say, started around 2014, when Pitstick Farms started trucking in biosolids and other materials from nearby wastewater treatment plants and turning it into energy and useable fertilizer...

Posted: 23 hours ago

Residents on Herr Road in Bath Twp. say they can’t go outside their homes on days when the smell emanating from a neighboring farm is strong. The smell they say, started around 2014, when Pitstick Farms started trucking in biosolids and other materials from nearby wastewater treatment plants and turning it into energy and useable fertilizer...
One of our writers prepares to step into the ring tonight
 You cannot prepare enough for a fight, especially when you spend 40 hours a week sitting in an office writing stories. For myself and 19 others who will be stepping into the ring this Saturday at Dayton Fight Night, we’ve had about three months to learn to box and elevate our cardio fitness. Three months may be enough time to learn...

Posted: a day ago

You cannot prepare enough for a fight, especially when you spend 40 hours a week sitting in an office writing stories. For myself and 19 others who will be stepping into the ring this Saturday at Dayton Fight Night, we’ve had about three months to learn to box and elevate our cardio fitness. Three months may be enough time to learn...
Forum: Opioid recovery programs needed in rural Ohio
 Zach and Krista Gullufsen relocated from Englewood to Washington Court House to be close to family after frozen pipes burst and flooded their home. Married since 2011, the husband and wife have battled back from a downward spiral into an addiction to pain pills and are now three years sober.  "We were addicted to pain medication...

Posted: 5 days ago

Zach and Krista Gullufsen relocated from Englewood to Washington Court House to be close to family after frozen pipes burst and flooded their home. Married since 2011, the husband and wife have battled back from a downward spiral into an addiction to pain pills and are now three years sober.  "We were addicted to pain medication...
Forum: Solutions to Ohio opioid crisis should be ‘self-sustaining, repeatable’
 Dozens of people who are personally impacted by the opioid crisis gathered Sunday in Wilmington to discuss the issue in a unique forum hosted by Your Voice Ohio.  The conversation inside the municipal building on North South Street involved medical professionals, first-responders, parents who have lost children to opioid addiction...

Posted: 6 days ago

Dozens of people who are personally impacted by the opioid crisis gathered Sunday in Wilmington to discuss the issue in a unique forum hosted by Your Voice Ohio.  The conversation inside the municipal building on North South Street involved medical professionals, first-responders, parents who have lost children to opioid addiction...
Roundabout planned to improve busy Xenia intersection
 State and local officials say creating a roundabout will make one of Xenia’s busiest intersections safer for motorists and pedestrians, and the public is invited to weigh-in on the project. The intersection at North Columbus and East Church streets can be confusing to out-of-town travelers and the Ohio Department of Transportation has...

Posted: 9 days ago

State and local officials say creating a roundabout will make one of Xenia’s busiest intersections safer for motorists and pedestrians, and the public is invited to weigh-in on the project. The intersection at North Columbus and East Church streets can be confusing to out-of-town travelers and the Ohio Department of Transportation has...
Fake green cards probe leads to felony corruption charges
 Two men are facing felony charges as investigators with the ACE Task Force in Greene County said the men sold fake United States identification cards and Social Security numbers to a confidential informant. Camilo Panso, 40, and Brayan Blanco, 37, are due to be arraigned today in Judge Stephen Wolaver’s courtroom. The pair have been...

Posted: 9 days ago

Two men are facing felony charges as investigators with the ACE Task Force in Greene County said the men sold fake United States identification cards and Social Security numbers to a confidential informant. Camilo Panso, 40, and Brayan Blanco, 37, are due to be arraigned today in Judge Stephen Wolaver’s courtroom. The pair have been...
New pact means lower electric rates for some Greene County residents
 A new electric rate will lead to savings for residents and small-business owners in unincorporated areas of Greene County. The Greene County commissioners recently approved a new agreement with AEP Energy, locking in for the next three years a lower rate than consumers are paying now under the current agreement with IGS Energy. STAY CONNECTED...

Posted: 9 days ago

A new electric rate will lead to savings for residents and small-business owners in unincorporated areas of Greene County. The Greene County commissioners recently approved a new agreement with AEP Energy, locking in for the next three years a lower rate than consumers are paying now under the current agreement with IGS Energy. STAY CONNECTED...
Teen sent to prison for deadly Greene County crash
 A 19-year-old man has been sentenced for causing a fatal crash two years ago at Bath Road and Ohio 4 in Bath Twp., Greene County. Greene County Common Pleas Judge Stephen Wolaver sentenced Brendan Bannan, formerly of Dayton, to serve 30 months in prison and ordered his license to be suspended for 40 years. The sentencing was part of a plea...

Posted: 10 days ago

A 19-year-old man has been sentenced for causing a fatal crash two years ago at Bath Road and Ohio 4 in Bath Twp., Greene County. Greene County Common Pleas Judge Stephen Wolaver sentenced Brendan Bannan, formerly of Dayton, to serve 30 months in prison and ordered his license to be suspended for 40 years. The sentencing was part of a plea...