NEWS


Zechar Bailey Funeral Home supports the troops

Zechar Bailey Funeral Home supports the troops

GREENVILLE – The staff of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home continues to support American troops all over the world by sending care packages to them wh...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Lions deliver smiles at Teddy Bears and Friends Blood Drive

Lions deliver smiles at Teddy Bears and Friends Blood Drive

GREENVILLE – Lions and lambs are said to make peace at Christmas time.The Darke County Lions get along fine with plush penguins and puppies, esp...

December 13th, 2018 |  


St. Paul Lutheran blood drive is Dec. 27

VERSAILLES – Community Blood Centers needs donors during the critical holiday period, and St. Paul Lutheran Church is helping by hosting a Chris...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Franklin Monroe-MVCTC FFA goes Christmas caroling in Greenville

Franklin Monroe-MVCTC FFA goes Christmas caroling in Greenville

GREENVILLE – Franklin Monroe had the honor of going Christmas caroling on Dec. 12 in the city of Greenville.The group went to The Village Greene...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Arrest warrants issued for suspects in armed robbery

Arrest warrants issued for suspects in armed robbery

GREENVILLE – Arrest warrants have been issued for two men suspects of committing an armed robbery in Greenville.A robbery occurred on Dec. 5 in ...

December 13th, 2018 updated: December 13th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


Tigers top Newton for win No. 1

Tigers top Newton for win No. 1

ANSONIA - The Ansonia boys basketball team got the monkey of its back on Friday night with a 40-37 overtime win against Newton.It was the second strai...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Versailles girls rally for overtime win at Marion Local

Versailles girls rally for overtime win at Marion Local

MARIA STEIN - Resilient.That is the best way to describe the 2018-19 Versailles Lady Tigers basketball team. Last week, the Lady Tigers had a lead on ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Jets blanket Bees with third quarter blitz

Jets blanket Bees with third quarter blitz

PITSBURG - Just as a warm blanket comforts you at night, the same could be said for Franklin Monroe’s blanket coverage of the Bethel Bees Tuesda...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Darke County Tennis, Soccer players of the year named

Darke County Tennis, Soccer players of the year named

It was another banner year for the Greenville girls tennis program.The Lady Wave split the Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division title with V...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Darke County Prep Schedule for Dec. 14-15

Friday, Dec. 14 BOYS BASKETBALL Newton at Ansonia, 7:30 p.m. National Trail at Arcanum, 7:30 p.m.Miami East at Bradford, 7:30 p.m.Covington at Frankli...

December 13th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Dianne Coble Ensemble brings the soulful sounds of Christmas to the Hayner

Dianne Coble Ensemble brings the soulful sounds of Christmas to the Hayner

TROY – Dianne (Hughes) Coble returns to her hometown to share some holiday cheer.Since 2012, this large choir has shared its message of joy in m...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Modern Nativity exhibit on display at the Shrine

Modern Nativity exhibit on display at the Shrine

MARIA STEIN – From Dec. 1 though Jan. 7, 2019, The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics is hosting a Nativity exhibit from the collection of Ti...

November 26th, 2018 |  


Ohio Poet of the Year Myrna Stone to speak at Edison State Community College

Ohio Poet of the Year Myrna Stone to speak at Edison State Community College

PIQUA – Ohio Poet of the Year Myrna Stone will appear at Edison State Community College at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Room 305 to discuss the ways in w...

November 26th, 2018 |  


Glorybound to perform in concert at First Church of the Nazarene

GREENVILLE – The gospel quartet Glorybound will be in concert at 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at the First Church of the Nazarene, Greenville.The church is loc...

November 22nd, 2018 |  


‘The Thin Man’ to be shown at Greenville Public Library Third Floor Film Series

‘The Thin Man’ to be shown at Greenville Public Library Third Floor Film Series

GREENVILLE – Patrons can join the Greenville Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4 as it screens the comedic crime caper “The Thin Man”...

November 22nd, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Along the Garden Path: A Gardener’s Night before Christmas

Along the Garden Path: A Gardener’s Night before Christmas

As we come upon Christmas Day, we send a special “Thank You” to the many downtown merchants who have decorated their windows and put so mu...

December 13th, 2018 |  


DCCA News: Magical gifts for all seasons

DCCA News: Magical gifts for all seasons

The arts provide joy, comfort, thoughtful introspection, exhilarating inspiration, and more. The gifts derived vary depending upon the artistic medium...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Back Around the House II: A visit from Santa

Back Around the House II: A visit from Santa

A whole lot of people were dreaming of a white Christmas early last week, and a whole lot more people wound up with a nightmare when the dream came tr...

December 12th, 2018 |  


On Neff Road: For better and better

On Neff Road: For better and better

On December 9, 2018, Pamela Loxley Drake married Loren Lee Nelson. Pam is the daughter of Ruth (Johnson) and Willard Loxley of Neff Road. Loren is the...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Is your house in order?

Is your house in order?

Do you know when an emergency will arise and you will find yourself in an ambulance on the way to a medical facility? No.Perhaps you have a planned su...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Amish Cook: Surprise for foster parents

Amish Cook: Surprise for foster parents

I know many of you have been waiting patiently on an update on our two darlings we’ve been fostering the last 14 months. Honestly, it’s be...

December 11th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Greenville Federal announces promotions

Greenville Federal announces promotions

GREENVILLE – Greenville Federal announced a pair of promotions.Tina Jones has been promoted to assistant vice president, chief credit officer. S...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home promotes free app

GREENVILLE – Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home has invested back into the community in order to promote the saving of lives.Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Elijah Kahlig joins Ault Henderson & Lewis CPAs

Elijah Kahlig joins Ault Henderson & Lewis CPAs

GREENVILLE – Elijah Kahlig has joined Ault Henderson & Lewis CPAs.Kahlig is a graduate of Fort Recovery High School and is a 2018 graduate o...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Travis Faber joins Second National Bank Board of Directors

Travis Faber joins Second National Bank Board of Directors

GREENVILLE – Second National Bank division of The Park National Bank announced that Travis J. Faber has joined its advisory Board of Directors.F...

November 28th, 2018 |  


Upper Valley Medical Center earns Healthgrades’ Patient Safety Excellence Award

TROY – Upper Valley Medical Center has received several accolades as part of Healthgrades’ latest quality achievement awards.The hospital ...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Ivy Thoman named Upper Valley Medical Center 2018 employee of the year

Ivy Thoman named Upper Valley Medical Center 2018 employee of the year

TROY – Ivy Thoman, a nurse specialist in the Emergency Department, was recognized as the 2018 Upper Valley Medical Center employee of the year d...

November 27th, 2018 |  


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