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‘Miracle of Sun’ at Fatima has 100th anniversary

‘Miracle of Sun’ at Fatima has 100th anniversary

GREENVILLE — October 13 marks the 100th Anniversary of the “Miracle of the Sun” at Fatima, Portugal.Many Roman Catholics believe in ...

October 16th, 2017 updated: October 17th, 2017. |  


Jim and Sherry Ward named ‘Republicans of the Year’

Jim and Sherry Ward named ‘Republicans of the Year’

GREENVILLE — Jim and Sherry Ward were honored as “Republicans of the Year” for 2017 during the Darke County GOP’s annual hog r...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Woman airlifted in Friday accident

DARKE COUNTY —A Greenville women was airlifted Friday after a serious accident.On October 13 at approximately 7:55 p.m. Darke County Deputies al...

October 16th, 2017 |  


State Report Cards: Ansonia schools making progess

ANSONIA — The release of the annual Ohio School Report Cards by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) brings comments from county administrator...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Elected Officials: New Madison Mayor Lisa Garland enjoys helping village

Elected Officials: New Madison Mayor Lisa Garland enjoys helping village

NEW MADISON — Village of New Madison Mayor Lisa Garland said it is easy for people to blame other people.“We’re not accomplishing an...

October 15th, 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 |  


SPORTS


GWOC, MAC teams ranked in state football poll

GWOC, MAC teams ranked in state football poll

COLUMBUS – Greenville’s final two opponents of the 2017 season both are ranked in this week’s Associated Press state football rankin...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Franklin Monroe, Versailles volleyball team ranked in season’s final OHSVCA poll

Franklin Monroe, Versailles volleyball team ranked in season’s final OHSVCA poll

COLUMBUS – Versailles is ranked ninth in Division III and Franklin Monroe is ranked 16th in Division IV in the final Ohio High School Volleyball...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Arcanum’s Tanner Delk wins CCC cross country meet

Arcanum’s Tanner Delk wins CCC cross country meet

BRANDT – The Cross Country Conference high school boys cross country run was held at Bethel High School, and it was a battle between ArcanumR...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Bradford’s Karmen Knepp wins CCC cross country meet

Bradford’s Karmen Knepp wins CCC cross country meet

BRANDT – The Cross County Conference high school girls cross country run was held at Bethel High School, and there was some good individual perf...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Ohio State makes quick work of Nebraska

Ohio State makes quick work of Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. — Ohio State scored the first eight times it had the ball on its way to a 56-14 win over Nebraska on Saturday night.But that sort ...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Versailles football team loses 24-10 to Coldwater

Versailles football team loses 24-10 to Coldwater

VERSAILLES – In a game marred by turnovers, Coldwater capitalized with a 24-10 victory over Versailles Friday night.“We created some turno...

October 14th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Wright State to host DEA summit, state legislative panel to battle opioid crisis

DAYTON — A double-barreled effort to throw the spotlight on the dangers of opioid abuse and come up with answers for fighting the epidemic will ...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Premier Health, University of Dayton to seek public input on former fairgrounds property

DAYTON — Premier Health and the University of Dayton have selected an Ohio-based master planning firm, planning NEXT, to develop a community-min...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Health Department tracks mosquitoes in Darke County

Health Department tracks mosquitoes in Darke County

DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Health Department has detected over a thousand mosquitoes from 20 different species in the county, but none that carry...

October 9th, 2017 |  


G.H.S. Vocal Music presents The Magical Music of Disney

G.H.S. Vocal Music presents The Magical Music of Disney

GREENVILLE — The Greenville High School Vocal Music students will perform their annual Fall Concert on Monday, October 16, at 7 p.m. at Memorial...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Kiwanis to hold 50th Annual Oktoberfest

WEST ALEXANDRIA — The 50th Annual Kiwanis Oktoberfest will be held at Peace Park on Route 35 (68 East Dayton Street), West Alexandria on October...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Educational videos on State Issues 1 and 2 released for voters

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted released a pair of educational videos to inform Ohioans about the statewide ballot issues they wil...

October 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


DCCA News: The power of music

DCCA News: The power of music

The arts are sometimes viewed as esoteric, elitist, a frill unrelated to the daily lives of ordinary folk. In my opinion, this view is not only incorr...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Along the Garden Path: ‘The Glow’

Along the Garden Path: ‘The Glow’

For many years, Judy Chaffin of Dayton had a tradition of providing delightful pumpkin faces at the Stoddard Avenue Pumpkin Glow. She would go to Spri...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Be informed on MARCS levy

The November 7 election will give the Darke County voters an opportunity to assist the emergency response entities of our county including Fire, EMS a...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

If the best apples are grown in Ohio, why buy apples from Washington or New York?We should support Ohio farmers from around the state, helping them gr...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Amish Cook: Ask the Amish Cook

Amish Cook: Ask the Amish Cook

Over the past several months, I’ve been blessed with numerous column readers who have made inquiries about variousaspects of Amish life.Today I ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Had your Mammogram this year?

Had your Mammogram this year?

If your chances of being diagnosed with an illness were one in eight, would you take available measures to check regularly to determine if you had dev...

October 11th, 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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