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Gubernatorial candidate Pillich wants Ohio to work for everyone

Gubernatorial candidate Pillich wants Ohio to work for everyone

BRADFORD — 2018 Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Connie Pillich appeared in Bradford Saturday evening during the Pumpkin Show, as part of her pl...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Village of Wayne Lakes hosts ‘Meet the Candidates’ night

Village of Wayne Lakes hosts ‘Meet the Candidates’ night

WAYNE LAKES — A “Meet the Candidate” night took place at the Village of Wayne Lakes Community Building Monday night.Candidates for W...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Greenville City Council agrees to amended bike rack report

GREENVILLE — Greenville City Council voted unanimously to amend a committee report during its Tuesday night meeting.A Safety Committee report ha...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Silcott guilty, gets 5-year sentence

Silcott guilty, gets 5-year sentence

GREENVILLE — The day following his bench trial on drug trafficking charges, a Gettysburg, Ohio, man learned his fate in Darke County Common Plea...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Man inured in crash on Route 36

GREENVILLE — An Ansonia man was injured Tuesday night a car turned in front of him.On October 17 at approximately 9:57 p.m. Darke County Deputie...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Fatal Addiction: Trisha Feitshans speaks about alcoholism at FOA meeting

Fatal Addiction: Trisha Feitshans speaks about alcoholism at FOA meeting

GREENVILLE — Trisha Feitshans said she did not go through “hell” for nothing; it has to mean something.God had plans for me,” ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Troy shuts out Greenville in a GWOC football game

Troy shuts out Greenville in a GWOC football game

TROY – Sam Coleman knew people were talking about him.He also knew it wasn’t very nice.“I heard the noise,” said Coleman, the ...

October 20th, 2017 |  


High school football scores

High school football scores

Darke County football final scoresAnsonia 63 Tri-Village 14Arcanum 26 Mississinawa Valley 22Bethel 63 Bradford 0Troy 42 Greenville 0Minster 26 Versail...

October 20th, 2017 updated: October 20th, 2017. |  


Lehman Catholic shuts out the Franklin Monroe girls soccer team in an OHSAA tournament game

Lehman Catholic shuts out the Franklin Monroe girls soccer team in an OHSAA tournament game

SIDNEY – After arriving late due to a traffic tie up, the Franklin Monroe girls faced the state-ranked Lehman Catholic girls soccer team in the ...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Versailles girls drop 3 spots in state cross country rankings

Versailles girls drop 3 spots in state cross country rankings

Columbus – Versailles’ girls cross country team dropped three spots to No. 14 in the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches&#...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Versailles volleyball team vanquishes Northeastern in OHSAA tournament opener

Versailles volleyball team vanquishes Northeastern in OHSAA tournament opener

BROOKVILLE – The Versailles volleyball squad brutalized the upstart Jets of Northeastern in the opening round of the Ohio High School Athletic A...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Darke County’s fall sports statistical leaders

Darke County’s fall sports statistical leaders

FootballPassing yardsHunter Buckingham, Ansonia: 759Noah Waymire, Versailles: 759Owen Paulus, Greenville: 670Trent Collins, MV: 648Austin Bruner, Tri-...

October 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


3rd Rock of Ages talent show to be held Veteran’s Day

GREENVILLE — Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library keeps history alive by recording, storing, and reporting the oral histories, pictures, a...

October 18th, 2017 |  


National Teen Driver Safety Week

COLUMBUS — National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 15-21, and Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment and John Born, Director ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


GHS Theater to perform this weekend

GHS Theater to perform this weekend

GREENVILLE —The Greenville High School Theater Troupe will be presenting “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” at St. Clair Memorial Hall durin...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Is Issue 2 the answer for high drug prices?

Is Issue 2 the answer for high drug prices?

DARKE COUNTY — It is a story that has become all too familiar for many in Ohio and beyond, with people facing increasingly high prices for presc...

October 15th, 2017 |  


CareFlight Outreach Manager receives National AAMS Award

CareFlight Outreach Manager receives National AAMS Award

DAYTON — The Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) has announced that Amanda (Mandy) Via, CareFlight Air and Mobile Outreach Manager, as th...

October 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Amish Cook: Gloria has strong peelings about apple season

Amish Cook: Gloria has strong peelings about apple season

Apple season is still upon us. Not only are apples in season in the local orchards but also in our kitchen. To my way ofthinking, there are endless po...

October 19th, 2017 |  


On Neff Road: On your mark

On Neff Road: On your mark

A bell is ringing in the hall. Voices are heard behind a closed door. I look at a bed mussed and a monitor no longer clicked. At least for now. I wond...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: Fear of fire trucks turns into lesson

Back Around the House II: Fear of fire trucks turns into lesson

Way, way back in time when I was just a little kid, I was terrified of fire trucks. It wasn’t just the natural fear of something humongously big...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Arcanum News: Congratulations Arcanum High School Band

Arcanum News: Congratulations Arcanum High School Band

Congratulations Arcanum High School Band! Last weekend they qualified for State Competition at the Versailles High School Music Invitational; they als...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: The larger picture

Preacher’s Point: The larger picture

The first two chapters of Job are fascinating. Satan visits heaven, and God asks Satan if he has thought about Job (Job 1:6-8). Satan explains to God ...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Versailles News: 80/20 PRINCIPLE: Truth Should Prevail

Versailles News: 80/20 PRINCIPLE: Truth Should Prevail

It has been my experience that the Pareto principle (also known as the 80/20 rule) applies in most facets of the world. This principle states that, fo...

October 13th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Eagles donates $5,000 to historic Bear’s Mill
Versailles Fire, PD chiefs speak to council on county’s Communications Levy

Versailles Fire, PD chiefs speak to council on county’s Communications Levy

VERSAILLES — Heads of the Versailles Fire, Police and EMS departments attended Versailles Village Council Wednesday evening to discuss Darke Cou...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Pink Ribbon Girls’ fire truck make stop at Dave Knapp Ford, promote breast cancer awareness

Pink Ribbon Girls’ fire truck make stop at Dave Knapp Ford, promote breast cancer awareness

GREENVILLE — Pink Ribbon Girls, a nonprofit group based in Tipp City, appeared with their trademark pink firetruck at Dave Knapp Ford on Wagner ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Weaver Eggs scrambles to help Hurricane Irma victims

Weaver Eggs scrambles to help Hurricane Irma victims

VERSAILLES — A local business has hatched a plan to aid thousands of families made destitute and hungry by Hurricane Irma.Weaver Eggs of Versail...

September 27th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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