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George Lovett announces run for Ohio 80th House seat

Nominations being accepted for Trojan Hall of Fame

ARCANUM — Arcanum-Butler Local Schools and the Alumni Association will again be honoring Distinguished Alumni and Honorary Trojans to recognize ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Portman, Brown urge trade relief for Ohio Whirlpool workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) successfully urged the International Trade Commission (ITC) to rule th...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Hunters harvest more than 13,000 Deer during Ohio’s Muzzleloader season

COLUMBUS — Hunters checked 13,268 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, January 6-9, according to the Ohio Department of Na...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Robinson named branch manager

Robinson named branch manager

GREENVILLE — Second National Bank announced that Shawn Robinson has been hired as the branch manager of the Fort Recovery office.Robinson began ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Versailles FFA & FFA Alumni hosting free agriculture breakfast

VERSAILLES — On Saturday, February 24 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Versailles FFA & FFA Alumni will be hosting an Omelet Breakfast to recogni...

January 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Tri-Village girls drop in state rankings

Tri-Village girls drop in state rankings

COLUMBUS – The Versailles girls remained No. 2in the state rankings while the Tri-Village girls dropped in the second Associated Press girls bas...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Versailles drops to No. 8 in AP state boys basketball rankings

Versailles drops to No. 8 in AP state boys basketball rankings

COLUMBUS – Versailles dropped five spots to No. 8 in the Division III state rankings in the second Associated Press boys basketball poll of the ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Tri-Village to host 8th annual powerlifting meet

Tri-Village to host 8th annual powerlifting meet

NEW MADISON – Tri-Village will host its eighth annual powerlifting meet for junior high and high school athletes on Saturday.The competition wil...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Franklin Monroe’s Ethan Conley shines vs. Minster with career-high 35 points at Flyin’ to the Hoop

Franklin Monroe’s Ethan Conley shines vs. Minster with career-high 35 points at Flyin’ to the Hoop

KETTERING – For three quarters Franklin Monroe was very competitive and in fact outscored Minster 51-50 … but it’s a four-quarter ga...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Versailles girls bowling team wins home match

Versailles girls bowling team wins home match

VERSAILLES – The Versailles girls bowling team beat Russia 2,399-2,184 in West Ohio High School Bowling Conference action on Saturday at McBo...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Versailles boys bowling team beats Fort Loramie

Versailles boys bowling team beats Fort Loramie

COLDWATER – The Versailles boys bowling team beat Fort Loramie 2,488-2,407 in West Ohio High School Bowling Conference action on Thursday at Pla...

January 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Ohio seniors: Protect yourself and those around you from the flu

Columbus — In response to news that flu activity in Ohio is now widespread, the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio Department of Aging urge ...

January 9th, 2018 |  


January is national blood donor month

DAYTON — January National Blood Donor Month 2018 is more than a time to honor blood donors and raise awareness about the winter challenges to ou...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Vectren issues safety reminders for the winter heating season

DARKE COUNTY — As the frigid air pushes its way into Ohio, Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Vectren) wants to remind customers to be aware of he...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


Premier Health and UnitedHealthcare renew network relationship

DAYTON — Premier Health and UnitedHealthcare announced Tuesday they have formed a new, multi-year relationship to ensure southwest Ohio resident...

January 2nd, 2018 |  


More than 14K deer harvested during Ohio’s gun hunting season

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio hunters checked 14,115 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017 two-day deer-gun hunting season, December 16 to 17, acco...

January 1st, 2018 |  


OPINION


Today’s Challenges: There is always something to outgrow!

Today’s Challenges: There is always something to outgrow!

I was watching an old “Leave it to Beaver” television show the other day and a phrase struck me, because it applies to me.Beaver (the litt...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Versailles News: PUNS for humor

Versailles News: PUNS for humor

A pun is a form of wordplay that exploits multiple meanings of a term, or of similar-sounding words, for a humorous or rhetorical effect. This type of...

January 12th, 2018 |  


DCCA News: Hail the queen

DCCA News: Hail the queen

Even before Darke County Center for the Arts announced that Rhonda Vincent and the Rage would be a part of their 2017-2018 Artists Series season, loya...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Enrollment is up in district

Enrollment is up in district

Greenville City Schools has had a great first semester of the 2017-18 school year, both academically and with extracurricular activities. Thanks to th...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Women’s emancipation: Finally on track?

Women’s emancipation: Finally on track?

I think I called it wrong. I assumed this interest in calling out men who sexually assault and/or harass women and girls would have a short time span,...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Amish Cook: Gloria’s ‘million-dollar talk’

Amish Cook: Gloria’s ‘million-dollar talk’

I like goals and the New Year is a great time to plan some. Having a goal, then reaching it has a satisfaction all its own. My husband, Daniel, is the...

January 11th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Plessinger joins financial services team

Plessinger joins financial services team

GREENVILLE — Financial Achievement Services (FAS) Inc., a 40-year-old financial services firm, announces the addition of Julia Plessinger as the...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Bradford’s new water plant in use

BRADFORD — Village Administrator Rick Looker announced during Thursday night’s Bradford Council meeting that the village’s new Water...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Wayne Lakes council swears in new mayor

Wayne Lakes council swears in new mayor

WAYNE LAKES — A Village of Wayne Lakes Council Meeting began with the swearing in of newly elected Mayor R. Ellen Brown, by Mayor Pro Tempore Jo...

January 11th, 2018 updated: January 12th, 2018. |  


Elected Officials: Judge Hein says court has changed over 30 years

Elected Officials: Judge Hein says court has changed over 30 years

DARKE COUNTY — Judge Jonathan P. Hein was elected to serve on the Darke County Common Pleas Court in January 1999. After graduating from the Uni...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Darke County Fair Board considers ride company proposals, junior fair rule changes

Darke County Fair Board considers ride company proposals, junior fair rule changes

GREENVILLE — Candidate for State Representative (84th District) Aaron Heilers introduced himself to members of the Darke County Agricultural Soc...

January 4th, 2018 |  


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