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New stroke diagnostic equipment at hospital

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GREENVILLE – In cooperation with Wayne HealthCare, Premier Health is expanding its Telestroke Network into Greenville to quickly diagnose patients who are exhibiting signs of a stroke.With the implementation of the Telestroke Network, a stroke patient arriving at the Wayne HealthCare emergency center can be examined via a computer linked to one of six on-call stroke specialists practicing at Premier Health any time of the day or night.The telemedicine system is already in place at all Premier Health emergency departments. The Premier Health hospitals were the first in the Dayton area to introduce telemedicine to treat stroke patients.

 

Famous photographer honors Annie Oakley

DARKE COUNTY - Back in 2011, one of the most well-renowned contemporary photographers paid a very special visit to Darke County’s Garst Museum, in an effort to get to know it’s most famous native.That photographer was Annie Leibovitz, an American portrait photographer, and her goal was to capture Annie Oakley’s unique history and personality through some of her most iconic items and locales.Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz began her career as a photoj...

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Card shower for Gruber

GREENVILLE - Edgar D. Gruber of 1354 Radcliffe Drive, Greenville will turn 85 on May 2.He is looking forward to celebrating this special day with his wife, Joan of 63 years, his four children, 11 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.The family would like to invite his friends to shower him with birthday greetings as he celebrates his birthday.

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EDITH MARIE PASSMORE

FLOYD, Va. - Edith Marie Passmore, 95, of Floyd, Va., died March 27, 2014.She is survived by her sons, Bruce E. Kemp and wife Olga, and Rudy Kemp and wife Deb; grandchildren, Nathan Kemp and wife Natalie, Hannah Larson and husband Rafe, Rachael Kemp, Bethany Aguirre and husband Jesus, Zac Kemp, Aimee Runner and Maleia Kemp; and great-grandchildren, Abigail, Eli, and Isabella Kemp, Elaina Larson, Armando and Mari Aguirre, and Dalton and Dillon.

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County track athletes compete at Fred Durkle Invitational at TVS

WEST ALEXANDRIA ― Four Darke County track and field teams competed at Twin Valley South’s Fred Durkle Invitational Thursday with the Ansonia and Arcanum girls leading the way among county schools.On the girls side, Covington won the 16-team meet with 126 points. Ansonia finished second, Arcanum finished third, Franklin Monroe finished ninth, and Tri-Village finished 11th.Covington also won the boys meet with 98 points. Arcanum finished sixth, Ansonia finished...

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Greenville churches unite for The Way of the Cross

GREENVILLE – This Good Friday, five Greenville churches united once again for the annual devotion known as “The Way of the Cross.”The event, which is sponsored by The Greater Greenville Ministerial Association, seeks to tell the story of Jesus Christ in his last hours, culminating with his death on the cross.On Friday the event started at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, where members of the service were invited to carry a large wooden cross repr...

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Ansonia baseball run ruled by North

LEWISBURG — The Ansonia baseball team lost a Cross County Conference game 23-0 to Tri-County North Thursday in a five-inning run rule.Tri-County North scored one run in the first inning, two in the second, 17 in the third and three in the fourth while shutting out Ansonia.The Tigers had two hits and six errors in the game. The Panthers had 23 hits and one error.Dane Wentworth led Ansonia offensively by going 1-for-2 with a stolen base. Cody Burnfield als...

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Mississinawa baseball beats Bradford 8-6

BRADFORD — The Mississinawa Valley baseball team beat Bradford 8-6 on Thursday in a Cross County Conference game.After Mississinawa Valley took a 1-0 lead in the top half of the first inning, Bradford scored three runs in the first and one in the fourth to go up 4-1.MV responded with a run in the third and four in the fourth to take a 6-4 lead, but Bradford tied the game back up with two runs in the bottom of the fifth.Mississinawa Valley then scored a r...

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Bradford softball run rules Mississinawa

BRADFORD — The Bradford Lady Railroaders started as about as slow as you can before connecting late and putting away the Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks in five innings Thursday.“We struggled to find our timing, just really anxious,” Bradford softball coach Shon Schaffer said.The Railroaders found their grove in the fourth inning, putting together a string of hits starting with Brooke Brower’s double to left field.A Brooke Dunlevy sac bu...

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Arcanum loses CCC game vs. Newton

ARCANUM — The Arcanum baseball team lost 4-0 to Newton Thursday in a Cross County Conference game.Newton scored one run in the second inning and added three more in the sixth.Arcanum had two hits and one error in the game. Newton had five hits and one error.Austin Ripple was the losing pitcher for the Trojans, who fell to 2-5 on the season and 1-1 in the CCC.

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Lady Railroaders shut out St. Henry

ST. HENRY — The Bradford Lady Railroaders travelled to St Henry to take on the Redskins from the Midwest Athletic Conference Wednesday in what turned into be a good defensive match up.The Roaders got on the board early with leadoff batter Haley Patty doubling and scoring on a passed ball.Then in the second inning after leading off with back-to-back singles from Olivia Hart and Mindy Brewer, a Kelly Moore sac bunt added another run. Then Kylie Miller’s ground ...

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Versailles softball beats Coldwater in MAC opener

COLDWATER — The Versailles softball team won its Midwest Athletic Conference opener on Thursday, defeating Coldwater 8-5.Versailles coach Mechelle Heitkamp said she was pleased with her team’s performance in the victory and really happy with the team’s energy.“I was pretty happy,” Heitkamp said. “We still have a few things we need to work on, but I thought communication was good. I thought our pitch selection at the plate was nice, too...

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Greenville tennis wins GWOC North opener

TROTWOOD — The Greenville boys tennis team beat Trotwood-Madison 4-1 on Thursday in the Green Wave’s Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division opener.At first singles Greenville’s Voja Tatarevic beat Hank Grinner 6-0, 6-4.Greenville’s Evan Kiser lost in second doubles 6-4, 6-3 to Trotwood’s Mario Rodgers.In third singles the Wave’s Javi Bixler beat Emir Moore 6-1, 6-1.In the first doubles match the Green Wave...

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Spring planting delayed by chilly, wet weather

DARKE COUNTY - The dates for spring planting vary from crop to crop, but the “ideal planting” window for one of Darke County’s most plentiful crops, corn, is April 10 to May 10, said Sam Custer, Ohio State University Extension - Darke County, ag and natural resources educator.“During the two to three weeks of optimal corn planting time, there is, on average, only one out of three days when field work can occur,” Custer stated, just one of the many chal...

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7 tons of trash cleaned from roadways

DARKE COUNTY - Darke County roadways are cleaner once again, thanks to the Trash Bash held this past weekend in the Darke County Solid Waste Management event.Krista Fourman, district director, reported 1,124 people registered to help for the seventh annual event.“We had wonderful weather,” she said. “They picked up 7.07 tons of trash and 1.48 tons of recyclable materials.”That’s not the most that was collected in past Trash Bashes...

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Ohio bans 2 chemicals used to make synthetic drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new rule took effect Thursday in Ohio that bans the sale and use of two chemicals drug dealers have used to pass off harmful synthetic drugs as legal substances.The compounds — PB-22 and 5F-PB-22 and their variations — are often sprayed on plant materials to mimic the effects of marijuana. They are typically sold in head shops and marketed as herbal incense products.Ohio officials are hoping the new rule will help stymie illegal-...

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Former lifeguard becomes pool manager

GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Swimming Pool will be opening up on Memorial Day and will remain open until the first day of the Darke County Fair.In the meantime, the pool is getting sandblasted and painted in preparation of opening day, according to Deb Berger, who has been park manager since June 17, 2013.Caleb Custer is the new pool manager. He is a familiar face at the pool.He has gotten the National Honor Society and the National Technical Honor Society...

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National Trail shuts down Ansonia

ANSONIA — The Ansonia baseball team lost 16-0 to National Trail in a five-inning run rule on Wednesday.National Trail scored one run in the first inning, eight in the third, one in the fourth and six in the fifth while holding Ansonia scoreless for the run-rule victory.The Tigers had two hits and five errors in the game. The Blazers had 10 hits and no errors.Dane Wentworth was 1-for-1 for Ansonia. He also was hit by a pitch and stole a base.Da...

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