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

Is the Dayton Arcade project at risk under new tax plan?
 Plans to revitalize the Dayton Arcade could change under the GOP’s new tax plan, according to a story published Friday by the Wall Street Journal. Under the new law signed by President Donald Trump last month, the 20 percent reimbursement provided to developers who are awarded federal historic tax credits is spread out over five years...

Posted: 4 hours ago

Plans to revitalize the Dayton Arcade could change under the GOP’s new tax plan, according to a story published Friday by the Wall Street Journal. Under the new law signed by President Donald Trump last month, the 20 percent reimbursement provided to developers who are awarded federal historic tax credits is spread out over five years...
GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: What we know about Wright Patt
 U.S. lawmakers are in session today but no deal is in sight to prevent an extended government shutdown. The  National Museum of the U.S. Air Force closed Saturday and other local governmental institutions, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, will be closed Monday as Republicans and Democrats have failed to reach a deal to fund governmental...

Posted: 6 hours ago

U.S. lawmakers are in session today but no deal is in sight to prevent an extended government shutdown. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force closed Saturday and other local governmental institutions, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, will be closed Monday as Republicans and Democrats have failed to reach a deal to fund governmental...
2 rape trials scheduled to start in Greene County on Monday
 Two separate rape trials are set to begin Monday in Judge Stephen Wolaver’s courtroom in Greene County Common Pleas Court. Myron Marquice Walker, 20, is charged with rape and gross sexual imposition and has been held in the Greene County Jail since his arrest in October. A grand jury indicted Walker on the charges on Oct. 20, and Walker...

Posted: 21 hours ago

Two separate rape trials are set to begin Monday in Judge Stephen Wolaver’s courtroom in Greene County Common Pleas Court. Myron Marquice Walker, 20, is charged with rape and gross sexual imposition and has been held in the Greene County Jail since his arrest in October. A grand jury indicted Walker on the charges on Oct. 20, and Walker...
Grants pay for most of Beavercreek’s road work, thanks to new taxes
 Residents and commuters will contend with more road construction projects this year in the city of Beavercreek, as the city continues to utilize voter-approved tax dollars to improve the streets. City leaders have budgeted about $5.8 million in road construction improvements for the year. STAY CONNECTED: Greene County News on Facebook Because...

Posted: a day ago

Residents and commuters will contend with more road construction projects this year in the city of Beavercreek, as the city continues to utilize voter-approved tax dollars to improve the streets. City leaders have budgeted about $5.8 million in road construction improvements for the year. STAY CONNECTED: Greene County News on Facebook Because...
Fights break out following Wilberforce upset victory over CSU
 Law enforcement from across Greene County responded Thursday night to a call for help from a police officer who was dealing with multiple fights occurring after fans exited the men’s basketball rivalry game between Wilberforce University and Central State University, according to county emergency communications records.  The incident...

Posted: 2 days ago

Law enforcement from across Greene County responded Thursday night to a call for help from a police officer who was dealing with multiple fights occurring after fans exited the men’s basketball rivalry game between Wilberforce University and Central State University, according to county emergency communications records.  The incident...
New Xenia council member failed to pay taxes, faced criminal charges
 Thomas L. Scrivens, who was picked to fill a vacated seat on Xenia City Council and is due to be sworn in at council’s next meeting, owes delinquent property taxes to Greene County and has previous misdemeanor criminal cases, including not paying city taxes, according to court records. Xenia Municipal Court records show that Scrivens...

Posted: 2 days ago

Thomas L. Scrivens, who was picked to fill a vacated seat on Xenia City Council and is due to be sworn in at council’s next meeting, owes delinquent property taxes to Greene County and has previous misdemeanor criminal cases, including not paying city taxes, according to court records. Xenia Municipal Court records show that Scrivens...
Xenia Council taps Scrivens to fill vacated seat
 This news organization is working to learn more about past criminal cases in Xenia Municipal Court in which Thomas L. Scrivens was the defendant. The man whom Xenia council members picked to fill a vacated seat  said he worked on John Glenn’s unsuccessful campaign for the U.S. Presidency in 1984 and has a history of community service...

Posted: 4 days ago

This news organization is working to learn more about past criminal cases in Xenia Municipal Court in which Thomas L. Scrivens was the defendant. The man whom Xenia council members picked to fill a vacated seat said he worked on John Glenn’s unsuccessful campaign for the U.S. Presidency in 1984 and has a history of community service...
Beavercreek budgets $5.8M in road construction projects
 Beavercreek residents can expect to see some significant road construction projects this year. City leaders announced they have budgeted about $5.8 million in road construction improvements for the year. Major thoroughfares that are slated to get improvements include National, Indian Ripple, North Fairfield and Shakertown roads. Work to widen...

Posted: 5 days ago

Beavercreek residents can expect to see some significant road construction projects this year. City leaders announced they have budgeted about $5.8 million in road construction improvements for the year. Major thoroughfares that are slated to get improvements include National, Indian Ripple, North Fairfield and Shakertown roads. Work to widen...
City addresses concerns in plan for new Beavercreek homes
 A plan to build new homes on Cedarbrook Flower Farm in Beavercreek has been adjusted to take into account concerns of traffic safety and drainage problems raised by residents. »RELATED: City leaders to vote on plans for new Beavercreek housing development The plan for the first phase on the Design Homes and Development project will...

Posted: 8 days ago

A plan to build new homes on Cedarbrook Flower Farm in Beavercreek has been adjusted to take into account concerns of traffic safety and drainage problems raised by residents. »RELATED: City leaders to vote on plans for new Beavercreek housing development The plan for the first phase on the Design Homes and Development project will...
Winter storm prompts school closures, early dismissals
 Many schools across the northern Cincinnati region are either closed today or letting students out early as the season’s most significant weather event is poised to make travel difficult.  Lakota Local Schools informed parents and students via Facebook that schools are closed today. “Due to the forecast of dangerous weather...

Posted: 9 days ago

Many schools across the northern Cincinnati region are either closed today or letting students out early as the season’s most significant weather event is poised to make travel difficult.  Lakota Local Schools informed parents and students via Facebook that schools are closed today. “Due to the forecast of dangerous weather...
UPDATE: Winter storm prompts school closures, early dismissals
 In addition to those area school closings, Bradford Schools in Miami County, Jefferson Township Schools and Liberty High School are closed today.  Brookville Local Schools, Cedar Cliff Local Schools, Dayton Christian School and Kettering College are going to be dismissed early.  Other schools scheduled for early release today are...

Posted: 9 days ago

In addition to those area school closings, Bradford Schools in Miami County, Jefferson Township Schools and Liberty High School are closed today.  Brookville Local Schools, Cedar Cliff Local Schools, Dayton Christian School and Kettering College are going to be dismissed early.  Other schools scheduled for early release today are...