NEWS


2:43 pm |    
Ansonia properties flooded
2:40 pm
Updated: 2:42 pm. |    
Ansonia students get sack lunches
11:09 am |    
Gardner retires from Midmark

Mote & Assoc. extends deadline

GREENVILLE – Mote & Associates, Inc., Engineers and Land Surveyors, located in Greenville, established a scholarship in October 2002 as a ce...

March 31st, 2020 |  


Making a face mask

DARKE COUNTY - A Facebook reader posted how to make a face mask. She said it had been posted from Reid Hospital in Richmond, Ind.Needed to make a face...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Ansonia properties flooded

Ansonia properties flooded

ANSONIA — Quite a number of houses at the southeast end of Ansonia were affected by Saturday night’s heavy rains.Among the properties that...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Ansonia students get sack lunches

Ansonia students get sack lunches

ANSONIA-An estimated 103 Ansonia students received sack lunches Monday morning at four locations in the school district with pickup points at New West...

March 30th, 2020 updated: March 30th, 2020. |  


Special meeting set for BOE

GREENVILLE – The Darke County Board of Election’s board members will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 for a special meeting to re...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Ohio legislators pass COVID-19 relief

COLUMBUS – State Representative Jena Powell (R-Arcanum) announced the unanimous passage of Am. Sub. H.B. 197 on Wednesday, March 25 by both Hous...

March 30th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


1:58 pm
Updated: 2:13 pm. |    
Greenville’s Hunt named All-American
1:07 pm
Updated: 2:04 pm. |    
Opportunity, tradition drew Watts to OSU
Arcanum’s Baker name to Hall of Fame

Arcanum’s Baker name to Hall of Fame

ARCANUM – Arcanum varsity baseball coach Randy Baker, the husband of Karin (Monroe) Baker and the Dean of Darke County baseball coaches was rece...

March 30th, 2020 updated: March 30th, 2020. |  


Beyke named Pre-Season All-American

Beyke named Pre-Season All-American

GREENVILLE – Greenville senior Tyler Beyke, the son of Jim and Michelle Beyke has been named to the National High School Baseball Coaches Associ...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Stammen signs with Bluffton

Stammen signs with Bluffton

VERSAILLES – Versailles senior Michael Stammen, the son of Bob and Ronda Stammen signed to continue his education with studies in mathematics or...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Wins the biggest number for OSU’s Smith-Njigba

Wins the biggest number for OSU’s Smith-Njigba

COLUMBUS – At first glance Jaxon Smith-Njigba’s statistics from his senior year of high school football could be mistaken for career numbe...

March 25th, 2020 |  


FM alum Chris Besecker retires from officiating

FM alum Chris Besecker retires from officiating

GREENVILLE – Darke County native Chris Besecker completed his 33rd year officiating OHSAA high school boys and girls basket and announced his re...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Patriots’ Downing named First Team All-Ohio

Patriots’ Downing named First Team All-Ohio

NEW MADISON – Tri-Village Lady Patriots’ senior Maddie Downing has been named to the OHSAA Division-IV First Team All-Ohio girls basketbal...

March 24th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Why Easter? Thinking about the holiday

Why Easter? Thinking about the holiday

Every year, I have a column named “Why Easter?” It is not the same column every year, but the goal is the same - to get people to think ab...

March 12th, 2020 |  


Pastor Gilman will lead church

Pastor Gilman will lead church

GREENVILLE – First Presbyterian Church of Greenville, a member congregation of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church located on 114 E 4th St., Gre...

March 11th, 2020 |  


Wavaires to perform at Greenville COB

GREENVILLE – The Greenville High School Wavaires will perform their 2020 Cantata, “Only King Forever” at several local churches. Som...

March 9th, 2020 |  


National School Breakfast Week: Banana-Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

National School Breakfast Week: Banana-Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Next week is National School Breakfast Week.We all know how important breakfast is, yet so many of our kids are coming to school hungry. Some don̵...

March 4th, 2020 |  


A bundle of endless joy

A bundle of endless joy

Time keeps marching faster than I can keep up with. I can hardly believe that I’m almost halfway through my waiting period for our little darlin...

February 18th, 2020 |  


OPINION


11:04 pm |    
Living with a new normal
10:26 pm |    
Signs, signs, and more signs
When history is written about today

When history is written about today

When I first began to research the 1918 flu pandemic, I immediately went to my youngest child’s history book. It is a colossus 1,000-plus page h...

March 26th, 2020 |  


We are all in this together

“We are all in this together” serves as the recurring theme for the current crisis threatening our society, whether addressing the advance...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Words hurt – can fight and prevail

Words hurt – can fight and prevail

It’s difficult to keep up with all the missteps that so many make day after day as we face the coronavirus. I know many of my readers realize th...

March 24th, 2020 |  


Yes, we can all make do

Yes, we can all make do

As kids, we made do with what we had for entertainment. We used tobacco lath for horses, burlap bags for everything from costumes to doll bedding, bal...

March 24th, 2020 |  


Let’s go ride the dodge-em cars

Let’s go ride the dodge-em cars

Some of you may remember that awhile back I was plagued by a heel spur which cut seriously into my shopping time. It’s just no fun to limp aroun...

March 24th, 2020 |  


Thank you to Beltone Hearing

Dear Editor,At a time when people are trying to help one another through a national crisis, I would like to take the opportunity to thank Beltone Hear...

March 24th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


11:09 am |    
Gardner retires from Midmark
Beltone celebrates 55 years of service

Beltone celebrates 55 years of service

GREENVILLE – Beltone is celebrating its one year anniversary of their new location at 5178 Children’s Home Bradford Rd in Greenville. Belt...

March 8th, 2020 |  


Darke County Real Estate Feb. 14 to Feb. 20, 2020

Adams Township First Guaranty Mortgage Corp. to Jaimes Millier, 6990 Requarth Road, 0 acres, $45,500Dan P. Esarey trustee of the Dan Patrick Esarey re...

March 4th, 2020 |  


Darke County Real Estate transactions Feb. 10 to Feb. 12, 2020

Adams TownshipLinda Lou and Charles K. Petty to Jodi L. Petty, Jenifer L. Williams, Logan E. Cooker, Linda Lou and Charles K. Petty, (H&W), 9968 C...

February 26th, 2020 |  


BRC announces promotions

BRC announces promotions

GREENVILLE – As a leader in aging services, Brethren Retirement Community is pleased to announce the promotion of three key leaders.Kara Allread...

February 16th, 2020 |  


Midmark looks to recruit skilled engineers

Midmark looks to recruit skilled engineers

DAYTON – Fueled by ongoing expansion projects and changes in healthcare, Midmark Corp., a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equ...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Buckeye Insurance recognizes agencies

PIQUA – Buckeye Insurance Group is pleased to announce two local insurance agencies: Littman-Thomas Agency, with locations in Bradford and Green...

February 13th, 2020 |  


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