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

State: Township paid Springfield company $35K too much for road work
 A state auditor’s report shows Spring Valley Twp. overpaid a Springfield-based paving company by tens of thousands of dollars in 2015, and the money was not returned until after the error was discovered in a routine audit two years later.  The township paid Ray Hensley Inc. more than $35,124 as a partial payment for work that had...

Posted: a day ago

A state auditor’s report shows Spring Valley Twp. overpaid a Springfield-based paving company by tens of thousands of dollars in 2015, and the money was not returned until after the error was discovered in a routine audit two years later.  The township paid Ray Hensley Inc. more than $35,124 as a partial payment for work that had...
Technical issue leads to more flight cancellations for PSA Airlines
 Technical problems led to PSA Airlines flight cancellations and delays today, impacting travelers in Charlotte and Dayton several days after hundreds of flights were affected. The problems that occurred this morning led to the Federal Aviation Administration issuing a “ground stop” on all PSA Airlines flights going to and...

Posted: 3 days ago

Technical problems led to PSA Airlines flight cancellations and delays today, impacting travelers in Charlotte and Dayton several days after hundreds of flights were affected. The problems that occurred this morning led to the Federal Aviation Administration issuing a “ground stop” on all PSA Airlines flights going to and...
Antioch College wants to create a unique cottage-filled village in Yellow Springs
 Antioch College is looking for investors and home buyers to build small cottage-like homes in a community that incorporates materials and lifestyles that are better for the environment. The initial phase of Antioch College Village will be a cluster of eight one- and two-bedroom homes built on about an acre of land off East North College Street...

Posted: 4 days ago

Antioch College is looking for investors and home buyers to build small cottage-like homes in a community that incorporates materials and lifestyles that are better for the environment. The initial phase of Antioch College Village will be a cluster of eight one- and two-bedroom homes built on about an acre of land off East North College Street...
Plans approved for homes in undeveloped area near Greene County airport
 The Greene County Regional Planning and Coordinating Commission recently approved a plan for Maxwell Place, a development proposed by Valley Springs Farm in Beavercreek Twp. The plan proposed to build homes on 14 lots across 28 acres north of Indian Ripple Road between Country Club of the North and the Wood Ridge subdivisions. The homes will...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Greene County Regional Planning and Coordinating Commission recently approved a plan for Maxwell Place, a development proposed by Valley Springs Farm in Beavercreek Twp. The plan proposed to build homes on 14 lots across 28 acres north of Indian Ripple Road between Country Club of the North and the Wood Ridge subdivisions. The homes will...
Beavercreek locks in lower electric rate with 3-year agreement
 Residents and businesses in the city of Beavercreek may be able to save on electric bills after council approved an electric aggregation agreement with AEP Energy Inc. The three-year agreement sets the available electric rate at about 5 cents per kilowatt hour, a “significant discount off of the current DP&L price to compare,&rdquo...

Posted: 6 days ago

Residents and businesses in the city of Beavercreek may be able to save on electric bills after council approved an electric aggregation agreement with AEP Energy Inc. The three-year agreement sets the available electric rate at about 5 cents per kilowatt hour, a “significant discount off of the current DP&L price to compare,&rdquo...
Xenia’s $6 million hotel now set to open in August
 The grand opening for the Hampton Inn & Suites in Xenia was expected to happen in July, but putting the final touches on the city’s newest hotel will take another month. It is the latest delay for the hotel, which officials last August said would open by the end of 2017. Construction on the 88-room hotel at 194 S. Progress Drive, a...

Posted: 6 days ago

The grand opening for the Hampton Inn & Suites in Xenia was expected to happen in July, but putting the final touches on the city’s newest hotel will take another month. It is the latest delay for the hotel, which officials last August said would open by the end of 2017. Construction on the 88-room hotel at 194 S. Progress Drive, a...
New youth center invites public to open house in Fairborn
 The public is invited to an open house this Saturday at a new youth family center on former church property in Fairborn. The center at the former Emanuel Ministries, 206 W. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. Business owners and residents of Greene, Clark and Montgomery counties can “come see what we&rsquo...

Posted: 7 days ago

The public is invited to an open house this Saturday at a new youth family center on former church property in Fairborn. The center at the former Emanuel Ministries, 206 W. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. Business owners and residents of Greene, Clark and Montgomery counties can “come see what we&rsquo...
A Greene County department will build a new $5.75M firehouse, and the site was carefully picked
 Construction on a new firehouse in Greene County’s Miami Twp. is expected to begin this summer. The $5.75 million project is being funded through a 2.4-mill, 30-year bond issue that voters overwhelmingly passed in May 2017. Township officials are now in the bidding process in search of a contractor for the job. STAY CONNECTED: Greene...

Posted: 7 days ago

Construction on a new firehouse in Greene County’s Miami Twp. is expected to begin this summer. The $5.75 million project is being funded through a 2.4-mill, 30-year bond issue that voters overwhelmingly passed in May 2017. Township officials are now in the bidding process in search of a contractor for the job. STAY CONNECTED: Greene...
Can you ID these thieves in Beavercreek?
 Police in Beavercreek are asking for the public’s help in identifying two males who walked out of a store without paying for merchandise. The thefts happened around 9:25 p.m. May 28 at Walgreens, 2269 N. Fairfield Road, according to police. Police said the two unknown males, one wearing a sleeveless blue shirt and the other wearing...

Posted: 8 days ago

Police in Beavercreek are asking for the public’s help in identifying two males who walked out of a store without paying for merchandise. The thefts happened around 9:25 p.m. May 28 at Walgreens, 2269 N. Fairfield Road, according to police. Police said the two unknown males, one wearing a sleeveless blue shirt and the other wearing...