NEWS


Archbishop Dennis Schnurr celebrates Mass at the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr celebrates Mass at the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics

MARIA STEIN – The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics held a Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday for the donors who help make the ministry of the S...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Ansonia High School community blood drive is Aug. 29

ANSONIA – Ansonia High School will partner with Community Blood Center to host a combined back-to-school and community blood drive from 8 a.m. t...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Union City Lions Club blood drive is Aug. 27

UNION CITY, Ind. – The Union City Lions Club will partner with Community Blood Center to host a blood drive from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27 in th...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Darke County Parks to host bats of Ohio event

DARKE COUNTY – Bat populations have seen dramatic declines over the past several years. Due to the impact White Nose Syndrome has had, some spec...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Greenville Public Library craft beer series to focus on American originals

Greenville Public Library craft beer series to focus on American originals

GREENVILLE – While most of the beer styles in the American craft brewing scene are based on European styles from Belgium, England, Germany, the ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


School starts on Aug. 28 for Ansonia students

ANSONIA – Ansonia Local Schools will begin the 2018-19 school year on Aug. 28.An open house is scheduled for all students and their parents from...

August 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Darke County Prep Schedule for Aug. 17 and 18

Friday, Aug. 17FOOTBALLVersailles at Greenville, 7 p.m. (Jamboree Scrimmage)Arcanum at Milton-Union, 7 p.m. (Jamboree Scrimmage)New Lebanon Dixie at M...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Prep Roundup: Versailles 2-0 in boys golf

BOYS GOLFVersailles beats Marion LocalWill Eversole was medalist with a 39 to lead Versailles in a dual match win recently over Marion Local.The Tiger...

August 15th, 2018 updated: August 15th, 2018. |  


Darke County Prep Schedule for Aug. 16

Thursday, Aug. 16BOYS GOLFBradford at Ansonia, 9 a.m. (At White Springs Golf Course)Tri-Village at Twin Valley South, 10 a.m.Arcanum at Covington, Noo...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Darke County Chamber of Commerce golf outing

Darke County Chamber of Commerce golf outing

The Finnarn Law Office golf team came in fourth place in the recent Darke County Chamber of Commerce golf outing at Stillwater Valley Golf Club. Pictu...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Registration open for Lane Memorial Golf Scramble

Registration open for Lane Memorial Golf Scramble

GREENVILLE – The Lane Memorial Golf Scramble will tee off at 10 a.m. Oct. 20 at Turtle Creek Golf Course in Greenville.The outing will benefit t...

August 15th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Arcanum to host picnic at the pool

ARCANUM – The Village of Arcanum will host a picnic at the Arcanum Pool from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 12.Lunch will include hot dog, chips and apples...

August 8th, 2018 |  


DCCA announces cast for ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’

DCCA announces cast for ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’

GREENVILLE – Darke County Center for the Arts will present two performances of Missoula Children Theatre’s production of “Snow White...

August 1st, 2018 |  


Darke County Civic Theater presents ‘Seasonal Allergies’

GETTYSBURG – Darke County Civic Theater will perform a family friendly comedy (suggested for ages 12 and older) on Aug. 11 and 12.The performanc...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Holiday Evening at Edison State presents Lucky Chops

Holiday Evening at Edison State presents Lucky Chops

PIQUA – The 21st annual Holiday Evening at Edison State will be held on Nov. 28 at the Edison State Community College.Five-member brass band Luc...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Greenville Creek Christian Church to host ice cream social

BRADFORD – The public is invited to a homemade ice cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Greenville Creek Christian Church, 5110 Buckneck Ro...

July 28th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Commissioner’s Corner — July

Commissioner’s Corner — July

July has certainly been an interesting month in the Commissioner’s office! It seemed like every day there was a new challenge to deal with! The ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Back Around the House II: Doctors and hairdressers

Back Around the House II: Doctors and hairdressers

Something I have learned as I have grown older is always be sure your doctor, your dentist, and your hairdresser are younger than you are.Health care ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: An independent step

A Grandparent’s Voice: An independent step

We watched soap operas, Ruth Lyons, Liberace and just a few other shows. I watched because my parents watched. I don’t think we ever thought to ...

August 15th, 2018 |  


News: Bogus or authentic

News: Bogus or authentic

What if we had no journalists? How would we have a sense of our region, our state, our nation – much less the world at large? Is it important to...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Welcome to the 2018-19 school year

Welcome to the 2018-19 school year

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year. Our administration and staff are eager to begin another year with the students, parents, grandparents and commun...

August 14th, 2018 updated: August 15th, 2018. |  


Amish Cook: Grandma’s funeral a poignant time

Amish Cook: Grandma’s funeral a poignant time

I stood beside the coffin, tears streaming down my face. Not because I was upset or worried about Grandma, but because I loved her, and she loved me. ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Park National Corporation reports financial results for second quarter and first half of 2018

NEWARK – Park National Corp. reported financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2018 (three and six months ended June 30).Park&...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Physical Therapy 212 to hold grand opening

Physical Therapy 212 to hold grand opening

TROY – Physical Therapy 212 will hold its grand opening from 3-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.Located at 10 North Market St. in Troy, this new and innovative...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Physical, occupational therapy expansion open at UVMC Outpatient Care Center North

Physical, occupational therapy expansion open at UVMC Outpatient Care Center North

PIQUA – Patients who come for outpatient therapy at the Upper Valley Medical Center satellite facility in Piqua are enjoying expanded space, equ...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Smithfield donates 900 cases of meat to Shared Harvest Foodbank

Smithfield donates 900 cases of meat to Shared Harvest Foodbank

FAIRFIELD – Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Kroger joined forces to donate more than 35,000 pounds of protein to Shared Harvest Foodbank.Smithfield&#...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Mercer Savings Bank donates to community organizations

Mercer Savings Bank donates to community organizations

CELINA– As a mutual bank, Mercer Savings Bank has always been deeply rooted in the communities it serves and, as part of that, believes that rei...

July 10th, 2018 |  


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