NEWS


Portion of 121 dedicated to fallen Air Force pararescueman

Portion of 121 dedicated to fallen Air Force pararescueman

NEW MADISON — Family, friends, dignitaries and current and retired Air Force personnel were on hand Monday in New Madison to honor the memory of...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Seven arraigned in Darke County Common Pleas Court

Seven arraigned in Darke County Common Pleas Court

GREENVILLE — Seven people were arraigned on a variety of criminal charges Monday in Darke County Common Pleas Court.Magan R. Plessinger, 30, of ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Winteregg declares candidacy for Ohio 80th House seat

Winteregg declares candidacy for Ohio 80th House seat

DARKE COUNTY — J.D. Winteregg (R-Troy) has announced his candidacy to represent the people of the 80th House District of Ohio. This seat is bein...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Task Force seizes 200 pounds of marijuana, 3 arrested

Task Force seizes 200 pounds of marijuana, 3 arrested

DAYTON — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations Special ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Nearby cesspool focus of council meeting

BRADFORD — Bradford Council discussed a grouping of nine properties outside of the village where the properties’ septic systems have faile...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Local barbershop group The Quintessentials thank community for support

Local barbershop group The Quintessentials thank community for support

VERSAILLES — Local barbershop group The Quintessentials performed to a packed auditorium at Versailles High School’s Performing Arts Cente...

August 13th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Arcanum to charge $4 for admission to jamboree football game vs. Milton-Union

Arcanum to charge $4 for admission to jamboree football game vs. Milton-Union

ARCANUM – There will be a $4 admission charge to Arcanum’s Ohio High School Athletic Association jamboree football game against Milton-Uni...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Arcanum boys golf team places 2nd in CCC tournament

Arcanum boys golf team places 2nd in CCC tournament

VERSAILLES – The Arcanum boys golf team finished as the runner-up during the Cross County Conference’s preview tournament on Monday at Sti...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Greenville schedules Harmon Field ribbon cutting

Greenville schedules Harmon Field ribbon cutting

GREENVILLE – The Greenville City Schools jointly with the Friends of Harmon Field have announced the ribbon cutting ceremony of the newly renova...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Tri-Village football team faces Meadowdale, Upper Scioto Valley in a scrimmage

Tri-Village football team faces Meadowdale, Upper Scioto Valley in a scrimmage

NEW MADISON – The Tri-Village football team scrimmaged Meadowdale and Upper Scioto Valley on Saturday and saw a lot of progress from its scrimma...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Bradford football team sees room for improvement following scrimmage vs. National Trail

Bradford football team sees room for improvement following scrimmage vs. National Trail

BRADFORD – Bradford found some areas in which it needs to improve during the Railroaders’ scrimmage against Cross County Conference rival ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Cory Spangenberg, Padres beat Phillies 7-4; Rhys Hoskins homers twice

Cory Spangenberg, Padres beat Phillies 7-4; Rhys Hoskins homers twice

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cory Spangenberg had an impressive game in the San Diego Padres’ 7-4 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


DEA proposes to reduce production of prescription opioids

DEA proposes to reduce production of prescription opioids

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D-Ohio) office issued a press release recently praising the DEA for its proposal to reduc...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Band concert to be held Sunday

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Municipal Concert Band returns to the Greenville City Park on Sunday, August 13 for a performance of traditional and...

August 10th, 2017 |  


New Hampshire is latest state to sue OxyContin manufacturer

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The attorney general’s office sued Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the drug manufacturer has continued its de...

August 9th, 2017 |  


STAR 88.3 hosting anniversary party at Y

DARKE COUNTY — STAR 88.3 is throwing a party to celebrate being on the air for two years in this community!“The Christian radio station ca...

August 9th, 2017 |  


August is National Immunization Awareness Month: school students must be compliant

August is National Immunization Awareness Month: school students must be compliant

DARKE COUNTY — August is National Immunization Awareness Month.National Immunization Awareness Month was established to encourage people of all ...

August 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Along the Garden Path: 65 years of Fair Flower Shows

Along the Garden Path: 65 years of Fair Flower Shows

The 161st annual Darke County Fair is here and time for the 65th year of Flower Shows.We have a collection of fair books that date back to 1924 for th...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: A good day

Back Around the House II: A good day

Finally it was Saturday, and we were free. No prior commitments. Nothing we had to do. What a glorious feeling.I thought it might be nice to go out of...

August 16th, 2017 |  


On Neff Road: Never too old

On Neff Road: Never too old

Days of summer are dwindling. School is just around the corner. The twins will be going off to kindergarten. I know what this means. Having seen it wi...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Arcanum News: The Great Darke County Fair

Arcanum News: The Great Darke County Fair

Entitled the greatest county fair on earth, this Friday will be the opening of the 160th Great Darke County Fair. This year’s fair will run from...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: God’s textbook the Bible

Preacher’s Point: God’s textbook the Bible

Textbooks have changed over the decades. I remember carrying all my books in one arm; nowadays on the list of things kids need to purchase for school ...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Today’s Challenges: The original Twitter

Today’s Challenges: The original Twitter

Most of the younger generation believes that the idea Tweeting came into being with them, those of us who have been around awhile know differently. Tw...

August 13th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Husted declares August as “STEMM in Ohio” Month

COLUMBUS — Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced August as “STEMM in Ohio” Month. Throughout the month, the Ohio Business Prof...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Ohio unemployment rate up slightly in June

DARKE COUNTY — In June, Ohio experienced a small bump in the numbers of unemployed according to the monthly employment report issued by the Ohio...

July 27th, 2017 |  


GTI marks 30th year in Greenville

GTI marks 30th year in Greenville

GREENVILLE — While many businesses seem to be “here today, gone tomorrow,” Greenville Technology Inc. (GTI) has become a mainstay of...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Erwin Brothers Fuel Stop has ribboncutting ceremony in Greenville

Erwin Brothers Fuel Stop has ribboncutting ceremony in Greenville

GREENVILLE — Steve Fowble, of Greenville, said he was very happy that the Erwin Brothers’ (EB) Fuel Stop, located at State Route 49 and U....

July 16th, 2017 |  


Lake Erie island winery bought by Ohio ready for visitors

MIDDLE BASS ISLAND, Ohio (AP) — A stone fortress that housed a historic winery for generations on Lake Erie’s Middle Bass Island is ready ...

July 16th, 2017 |  


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