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Annie’s G.A.L.A. hits the mark for fun

Annie’s G.A.L.A. hits the mark for fun

GREENVILLE – Although temperatures soared well into the 90s, the Annie’s G.A.L.A. was a “sure shot” for getting out and having...

June 14th, 2021 |  


DCP loses beloved bur oak

DCP loses beloved bur oak

GREENVILLE — Darke County Park District lost one of its beloved nearly 300-year-old bur oak trees Thursday, June 3, located at Prairie Ridge Mea...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Behlke named singing finalist, needs votes

Behlke named singing finalist, needs votes

DARKE COUNTY — Darke County native Carrie (Rhoades) Behlke has been named one of four finalists to sing the American national anthem at the Nati...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Midmark names Dayton native chef of Hotel Versailles

Midmark names Dayton native chef of Hotel Versailles

VERSAILLES — Midmark Corp. on Monday announced the appointment of Aaron Allen to its hospitality team as executive chef of Silas at Hotel Versai...

June 14th, 2021 updated: June 14th, 2021. |  


2021 Poultry Days Parade

2021 Poultry Days Parade

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June 14th, 2021 |  


Versailles Council discusses Poultry Days, wells, new events

Versailles Council discusses Poultry Days, wells, new events

VERSAILLES —Poultry Days, wells and future events were among the top agenda items discussed at the Village of Versailles Council meeting Wednesd...

June 10th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Tyler Kuhn Memorial draws large crowds
1990 Championship Series – Pistons and Trail Blazers

1990 Championship Series – Pistons and Trail Blazers

The world champion Detroit Pistons 59-23 coached by Chuck Daly and with executive Jack McCloskey returned to the finals to face the Portland Trail Bla...

June 15th, 2021 |  


GGSA Summer Smackdown draws 46 teams

GGSA Summer Smackdown draws 46 teams

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Girls Softball Association (GGSA) competed its Summer Smackdown USSSA National Qualifier fast pitch softball tournam...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Lady Jets complete basketball camp

Lady Jets complete basketball camp

PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe Lady Jets held its basketball camp under the direction of second year head coach, Zane Shellabarger.“We was...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Where the heck is Bradford?

Where the heck is Bradford?

Right now, up in northern Ohio and other places in our great state, I bet that question was being asked by a lot of people. Who is this Bradford Railr...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Arcanum holds boys basketball camp

Arcanum holds boys basketball camp

ARCANUM – Arcanum held its boys basketball camp with 57 campers taking to the courts in two sessions under the direction of head varsity boys ba...

June 10th, 2021 |  


McEldowney sisters together again

McEldowney sisters together again

ARCANUM – McEldowney, a name synonymous with winning will not be going away soon as the family of four daughters, a mom and a dad continue to en...

June 10th, 2021 updated: June 10th, 2021. |  


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LIFE


Ansonia and MVHS hold blood drive

Ansonia and MVHS hold blood drive

UNION CITY — The focus of World Blood Donor Day was celebrating young people and their enthusiastic support for voluntary blood donations on Jun...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Greenville police blotter

THEFTJune 10, 4:23 p.m.: Police were dispatched to Walmart at 1501 Wagner Ave, in reference a theft. Walmart advised the suspect was a black male in a...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library to use mobile studio

Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library to use mobile studio

GREENVILLE — The Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library has purchased a vehicle with a plan of creating a mobile studio to cover events, tra...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Candidates announce for Ohio Second District Court of Appeals

Candidates announce for Ohio Second District Court of Appeals

DARKE COUNTY — Judge Mary Kate Huffman and Judge Ronald C. Lewis each announced earlier this month that they are candidates for open seats for t...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Barga to promote Darke County this summer

Barga to promote Darke County this summer

GREENVILLE – The Darke County Visitors Bureau and Main Street Greenville are pleased to announce the addition of a summer intern. Amber Barga, o...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Commissioners discuss OSU extension, transportation services

GREENVILLE — The Darke County Board of Commissioners met Monday afternoon to discuss The Ohio State University Extension and to approve a transp...

June 14th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Don’t just read — study!
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Four things in life
A ‘virus’ of a different kind

A ‘virus’ of a different kind

Hans Luijten is not a well-known name to me, but a statement by the historian and Dutch literature scholar recently quoted in a New York Times Magazin...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Carrying on a tradition of service

Carrying on a tradition of service

As a student at Northmont High School in Clayton, Ohio, Caitlin Donnelly was proud to tell her friends that her mother, Kimberly Donnelly, was active ...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Window Sponsors announced for the Opera House

Window Sponsors announced for the Opera House

This past week the Arcanum Preservation Society announced the first round of window sponsors at the old Opera House. Please join me in thanking these ...

June 8th, 2021 |  


A challenging, but good, school year

A challenging, but good, school year

Over two hundred years ago, Thomas Paine wrote, “These are the times that try men’s souls.” While Paine was referring to all the tur...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Itching ears and the power of God

Itching ears and the power of God

The goal of this week’s column is twofold. One, to convince preachers to preach something more than fuzzy-wuzzy, “God loves you sermons.&#...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Seniors keep active with Silver Sneakers

Seniors keep active with Silver Sneakers

Next week classes at the YMCA in Versailles and Greenville resume and for the first time since Covid Silver Sneakers is among the classes. The Silver ...

June 4th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Annie’s G.A.L.A. hits the mark for fun

Annie’s G.A.L.A. hits the mark for fun

GREENVILLE – Although temperatures soared well into the 90s, the Annie’s G.A.L.A. was a “sure shot” for getting out and having...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Midmark names Dayton native chef of Hotel Versailles

Midmark names Dayton native chef of Hotel Versailles

VERSAILLES — Midmark Corp. on Monday announced the appointment of Aaron Allen to its hospitality team as executive chef of Silas at Hotel Versai...

June 14th, 2021 updated: June 14th, 2021. |  


Versailles Council discusses Poultry Days, wells, new events

Versailles Council discusses Poultry Days, wells, new events

VERSAILLES —Poultry Days, wells and future events were among the top agenda items discussed at the Village of Versailles Council meeting Wednesd...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Unified for the Ride

Unified for the Ride

ARCANUM — While the school is out for summer, kids look forward to spending their days giggling at the splash pad, doing cannonballs at the pool...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Whirlpool’s Dale Laws elected Ohio Manufacturers’ Assoc. chair

Whirlpool’s Dale Laws elected Ohio Manufacturers’ Assoc. chair

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association (OMA) announced today that Dale Laws, Whirlpool Corporation’s vice president of manuf...

June 10th, 2021 |  


A new path to wellness

A new path to wellness

GREENVILLE — Seeking a new path to health and wellness may get a little easier for Darke County residents with the grand opening of The Natural ...

June 8th, 2021 |  


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