NEWS


Dirty Jobs: Workers at M.A.S. Janitorial enjoy making a difference

Dirty Jobs: Workers at M.A.S. Janitorial enjoy making a difference

GREENVILLE — Mitchell Swiger started M.A.S. Janitorial in 2008, after working for a janitorial company for a few years as a teenager. He feels t...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Elected Officials: York Township Trustees committed to community

Elected Officials: York Township Trustees committed to community

YORK TOWNSHIP — An overheard conversation of the Darke County York Township Trustees might remind one of a war room, as they carefully plan thei...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 24th, 2017. |  


Edison State president named ‘influential executive’ for 3rd consecutive year

Edison State president named ‘influential executive’ for 3rd consecutive year

PIQUA — The Dayton Business Journal (DBJ) has named Edison State Community College President, Dr. Doreen Larson one of the most influential fema...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Junior Fair Goat and Sheep winners

Junior Fair Goat and Sheep winners

Born And Bred Market Lamb Grand Champion Kierra ReichertBorn And Bred Market Lamb Reserve Champion Kierra ReichertDairy Wether Market Goat Grand Champ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Ohio bill would reduce penalty on concealed-carry gun notice

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are looking at cutting the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who don’t tell police that they hav...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Arcanum couple have big plans for Picnic’s Pizza

Arcanum couple have big plans for Picnic’s Pizza

ARCANUM — Charlie and Sarah Billenstein recently purchased Picnic’s Pizza after the restaurant’s former owners announced they were p...

September 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio State busts UNLV
Versailles football team hangs tough vs. No. 1 ranked Marion Local

Versailles football team hangs tough vs. No. 1 ranked Marion Local

VERSAILLES – The Versailles football team played the No. 1 ranked Marion Local Flyers tough but could not pull out the victory, losing 28-18 Fri...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Ansonia football team loses to Fort Loramie

Ansonia football team loses to Fort Loramie

ANSONIA – It was close going into the fourth quarter Friday night, but then Fort Loramie pulled away to defeat Ansonia 52-28 in a Cross County C...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Versailles sweeps Bradford in junior high volleyball

Versailles sweeps Bradford in junior high volleyball

BRADFORD – Versailles swept Bradford in junior high volleyball action on Saturday.Versailles won the seventh grade match 25-13, 25-8.Bradford...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Arcanum football team loses at Covington

Arcanum football team loses at Covington

COVINGTON – Arcanum kept it close early Friday night in a Cross County Conference football game at Covington, but the Buccaneers pulled away to ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Tri-Village football team loses by 1 point to National Trail

Tri-Village football team loses by 1 point to National Trail

NEW PARIS – The football game between Tri-Village and National Trail was full of surprises, much like a Robert Frost poem, full of twist and tur...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Franklin Monroe’s Brydon Diceanu, Arcanum’s Elle Siculan named athletes of the week

Franklin Monroe’s Brydon Diceanu, Arcanum’s Elle Siculan named athletes of the week

DARKE COUNTY – A volleyball player who has excelled throughout her high school career and a soccer player who is just starting to show his poten...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Steve Knapke blood drive a success

Garst Museum and The National Annie Oakley Center joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 13th Annual Museum Day Live!

GREENVILLE — Garst Museum and The National Annie Oakley Center will open its doors free of charge on Saturday September 23 as part of Smithsonia...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Shawnee Prairie Days this weekend

Shawnee Prairie Days this weekend

DARKE COUNTY — Step through a wrinkle in time to experience life on the Ohio frontier. On the weekend of September 23 and 24, the Darke County P...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Chicken dinners to benefit Darke County United Way

Chicken dinners to benefit Darke County United Way

GREENVILLE — It’s the same question every night … what’s for dinner? How about a delicious Romer’s Chicken Dinner? The D...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Ohio House again weighs override of Kasich Medicaid veto

COLUMBUS — The Ohio House on Saturday was again weighing an override of Republican Gov. John Kasich’s veto protecting Medicaid expansion a...

September 17th, 2017 |  


Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore live simulcast Saturday

TIPP CITY — Well-known Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore will be simulcast live from Wichita, Kansas, on Saturday, September 16, ...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


OPINION


BWC rebates position Ohio for a brighter future

BWC rebates position Ohio for a brighter future

Ohio’s workers are essential to the growth of our economy. Since its inception, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has been he...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Protecting Ohioans harmed by Equifax

Protecting Ohioans harmed by Equifax

This month, we learned that 143 million Americans’ – about half the country – had their personal information exposed to criminals by...

September 21st, 2017 |  


American Airmen: Breaking barriers since 1947

American Airmen: Breaking barriers since 1947

The U.S. Air Force celebrated 70 years of service on Monday, Sept. 18. It’s a celebration of the proud history and heritage of American Airmen, ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


A voice for the handicapped and the elderly

A voice for the handicapped and the elderly

As we age, old injuries come back to haunt us and at times with a vengeance. At age 25, I had a diving accident and injured several lumbar vertebrae, ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


St. Mary’s News – September

St. Mary’s News – September

Hard to believe that summer vacation is now just a pleasant memory and we are already in our third week of school. I should add the third loooong week...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Amish Cook: A penny saved is a person helped

Amish Cook: A penny saved is a person helped

Devastation, loss, destruction. Thousands of people have been left without homes recently after Hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Our hearts go out to ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Grape and wine industry contributes $1.3 billion to state’s economy

REYNOLDSBURG — The Ohio Grape Industries Committee recently released its 2016 Economic Impact report, which finds that Ohio’s grape and wi...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Arcanum to host circus in 2018

ARCANUM — The Arcanum Business Association (ABA) has agreed to be the sponsor of a one-day circus in Arcanum, April 30, 2018.Dave Williams, repr...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Village of Arcanum receives automated defibrillator units

Village of Arcanum receives automated defibrillator units

ARCANUM — Wayne Healthcare Foundation provided the Village of Arcanum with four Automated External Defibrillator (AED) units on Thursday. The vi...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Union City Sutton’s cuts ribbon for grand opening event

Union City Sutton’s cuts ribbon for grand opening event

UNION CITY, Ohio — Though it has been open and serving Union City customers for a few weeks now, Sutton’s Foods held an official grand ope...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Brenda’s Beanery coffee shop under new management

Brenda’s Beanery coffee shop under new management

GREENVILLE — Brenda’s Beanery, a downtown staple for nearly six years, will be operating under new management beginning Friday, September ...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Greenville Police Chief Dennis L. Butts set to retire after 31 years on force

Greenville Police Chief Dennis L. Butts set to retire after 31 years on force

GREENVILLE — This afternoon, following more than three decades with Greenville Police Department, and 12 years as its chief, Dennis L. Butts wil...

August 30th, 2017 |  


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