NEWS


Walkers participate in 13th annual Relay for Life

Walkers participate in 13th annual Relay for Life

VERSAILLES — For those who have gone face to face with cancer and survived, clouds and rain cannot dampen their spirits.It was certainly no dete...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Darke County Farm Bureau presents 4-part cooking series

Darke County Farm Bureau presents 4-part cooking series

GREENVILLE — KitchenAid Store Manager Gloria Keller-Brinley was surrounded by piles of homemade pasta and boiling water in the Greenville store,...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Darke County Fair Board welcomes new royalty

Darke County Fair Board welcomes new royalty

GREENVILLE —The Darke County Fair board welcomed the 2017 Darke County Junior Fair Queen and King Shelby Manning (right), of Union City, Ohio an...

July 23rd, 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 |  


‘The Dream Shall Never Die’ – A JFK exhibit at Garst highlights his life

‘The Dream Shall Never Die’ – A JFK exhibit at Garst highlights his life

GREENVILLE — Historian Bill White, of Dayton, Ohio, holds a great fascination for the 35th President of the United States John Fitzgerald Kenned...

July 22nd, 2017 updated: July 22nd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Big Ten notebook: Game against Ohio State ‘biggest home opener’ in Indiana football history

Big Ten notebook: Game against Ohio State ‘biggest home opener’ in Indiana football history

CHICAGO – Indiana coach Tom Allen says Ohio State’s Aug. 31 trip to Bloomington to play the Hoosiers will be “the biggest home opene...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Greenville youth volleyball camp draws almost 50 girls

Greenville youth volleyball camp draws almost 50 girls

GREENVILLE – Almost 50 girls in the third through eighth grades attended Greenville’s youth volleyball camp last week.Volleyball is a diff...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Wil Myers homers in third straight game, Padres beat Giants

Wil Myers homers in third straight game, Padres beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wil Myers has had his way with the San Francisco Giants, and so has San Diego.Oh how this rivalry has shifted — not t...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Matt Szczur’s 4th hit sends Padres past Giants 12-9 in 11 innings

Matt Szczur’s 4th hit sends Padres past Giants 12-9 in 11 innings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After striking out in a swing at history during the ninth inning, Matt Szczur took a simpler approach in the 11th.Szczur bl...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Ohio Northern University basketball coach Mark Huelsman leads basketball camp at Bradford

Ohio Northern University basketball coach Mark Huelsman leads basketball camp at Bradford

BRADFORD – Mark Huelsman, an assistant women’s basketball coach at Ohio Northern University, spent two days in Bradford imparting his wisd...

July 21st, 2017 |  


53 boys attend Versailles’ youth football camp

53 boys attend Versailles’ youth football camp

VERSAILLES – Versailles had 53 boys in the fourth through sixth grades attend its youth football camp this week.The Versailles High School footb...

July 21st, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Walkers participate in 13th annual Relay for Life

Walkers participate in 13th annual Relay for Life

VERSAILLES — For those who have gone face to face with cancer and survived, clouds and rain cannot dampen their spirits.It was certainly no dete...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Students to present literacy project at Greenville Library

Students to present literacy project at Greenville Library

GREENVILLE — According to a 2015 U.S. Department of Education report, 32 million adults cannot read above the fifth grade level… and one c...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


Greater Dayton Faith Community Nurse/Health Ministers Networking Group Meeting

DAYTON — On Thursday, Aug 17, the Greater Dayton Area Faith Community Nurse/Health Ministers Network will hold its quarterly meeting from 11:30 ...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Trump administration pulls health law help in 18 cities

CHICAGO — President Donald Trump’s administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, business...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Greenville Municipal Jazz Band to perform in the park

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Municipal Jazz Band will perform the first of its Jazz and Pops in the park concert this Sunday, July 23 at the Marl...

July 20th, 2017 |  


The Quintessentials to perform at Versailles Performing Arts Center

VERSAILLES — While the summer is heating up so is the schedule for The Quintessentials.The Versailles based group, consisting of Isaac Buschur, ...

July 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Preacher’s Point: Have you heard any preaching on sin lately?

Preacher’s Point: Have you heard any preaching on sin lately?

One of my favorite things to hear is people tell of their salvation experience. I love listening to the stories of how God worked in their lives and b...

July 23rd, 2017 |  


When should farmers retire?

Retirement from a farm business may not mean moving away or giving up on mentoring the next generation, but it does entail transferring management dec...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

The latest Senate Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be devastating for rural Ohio.Last week, I released a county-by-county repor...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Hillbilly Elegy? No!

Hillbilly Elegy? No!

Have you read the book Hillbilly Elegy? I have, and I hope readers realize that Vance’s story is not the story of all families that have come ou...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Versailles News: Dressing for (and with) respect

Versailles News: Dressing for (and with) respect

In 1975 John T. Molloy authored the book Dress for Success, which became a bestseller. The book was based on scientific research which revealed the im...

July 21st, 2017 |  


DCCA News: All the world’s a stage

DCCA News: All the world’s a stage

DCCA columnMDMarilyn Delk <marilynd@bright.net>Many advantages accrue to participants in theatrical productions. Participation in a true communi...

July 21st, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Old Arcana restaurant announces it will close July 16

Old Arcana restaurant announces it will close July 16

ARCANUM — A local restaurant at the center of a political controversy earlier this year announced it is closing its doors Sunday.The Old Arcana,...

July 13th, 2017 updated: July 14th, 2017. |  


Sutton’s Foods of Arcanum to open Union City grocery

Sutton’s Foods of Arcanum to open Union City grocery

UNION CITY, Ohio — Patrons of a closed Union City, Ohio, supermarket won’t have to wait long to get their local grocery store fix.Sutton&#...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Greenville Rotary Club awards scholarships, grants

Greenville Rotary Club awards scholarships, grants

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Rotary Club held its “Rotary Gives Back” luncheon Tuesday at Brethren Retirement Community.“This i...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Fresh ideas at Farmers’ Market

Fresh ideas at Farmers’ Market

GREENVILLE — Sandra Dunn, of Greenville, participates in a long-time family tradition of creating aprons from vintage fabrics.They are featured ...

June 26th, 2017 |  


Lonz Winery restoration unveiled

Lonz Winery restoration unveiled

MIDDLE BASS ISLAND, Ohio— The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) proudly unveiled the restoration and preservation efforts that have be...

June 25th, 2017 |  


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