OPINION: Navigating an onslaught of information in war

By: Madi Brown Amidst Russian President Vladimir Putin’s violent invasion on Ukraine which began on February 24, 2022, following months of tensions between the two countries, there has been an onslaught of information spewing from and within both countries.  To begin to understand the different types of information, you must first know the difference between misinformation and disinformation.  Misinformation is information that is either false … Continue reading OPINION: Navigating an onslaught of information in war

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek region prepares as winter storm predicted to hit Miami Valley

by Madi Brown On the evening of Wednesday, February 2, 2022 a winter storm warning is set for most of southwest and central Ohio. The storm is predicted to bring a quarter to half inch of freezing rain, followed by various amounts of sleet and snow. WHIO Channel 7’s chief meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs has been working hard all week to inform the Miami Valley region … Continue reading Bellbrook-Sugarcreek region prepares as winter storm predicted to hit Miami Valley

Greene County Board of Elections breaks down local election processes

by Madi Brown With election results steadily flowing in and recounts underway, many people have questions about the process of local races. We contacted Greene County’s Board of Elections Director Alisha Beeler to get more information on questions the community might have. 1)    What does the Board arrange to ensure the security of elections in Greene County?   The security of elections is of the utmost importance to … Continue reading Greene County Board of Elections breaks down local election processes

Bellbrook inducts seven members into Hall of Fame

by Madi Brown On the morning of Friday, October 8, seven Bellbrook graduates were inducted into the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Education Foundation’s Hall of Fame. BHS seniors attended the ceremony in the auditorium, taking time to support the alumni. Four members from the Hall of Fame Class of 2020 joined the three members from the Class of 2021 in the Friday ceremony as the 2020 ceremony had … Continue reading Bellbrook inducts seven members into Hall of Fame

Bellbrook Board of Education considers mask mandates

by Madi Brown Members of the community stand outside Stephen Bell Elementary School before School Board meeting on September 9. Picture by Madi Brown. On September 9, the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek School District Board of Education met for a scheduled meeting to discuss the possibility of moving forward with mask mandates as a result of a rapidly growing number of students testing positive and quarantined due to … Continue reading Bellbrook Board of Education considers mask mandates