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Midmark partners with Wayne Healthcare, Wilson and Versailles YMCA to host child safety program

Midmark partners with Wayne Healthcare, Wilson and Versailles YMCA to host child safety program

VERSAILLES – Midmark Corp., a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment solutions, partnered with Wayne Healthcare, Wilson an...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Comprehensive Health Network named as a top agency

GREENVILLE – Comprehensive Health Network announced it has been named a Top Agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performi...

June 18th, 2018 |  


3 local Vietnam Veterans to be honored at the Air Force Museum Theatre as part of Ford Oval of Honor

3 local Vietnam Veterans to be honored at the Air Force Museum Theatre as part of Ford Oval of Honor

DAYTON – The Living History Film Series event for June will feature the Ken Burns documentary “The Vietnam War,” courtesy of ThinkTV...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Local nonprofit ‘Heart in the Darke’ holds benefit for Arcanum couple

Local nonprofit ‘Heart in the Darke’ holds benefit for Arcanum couple

VERSAILLES — Members of local nonprofit group Heart in the Darke hosted a benefit at BMI Speedway for Arcanum residents Kevin and Sherri Judy th...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Chinese tariff threatens Ohio soybean growers

Chinese tariff threatens Ohio soybean growers

COLUMBUS — An Ohio farmer could lose more than half of his or her annual net income if the threatened 25 percent tariff is imposed on U.S. soybe...

June 18th, 2018 |  


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Julio Teheran throws 6 no-hit innings, Braves top Padres 4-1

Julio Teheran throws 6 no-hit innings, Braves top Padres 4-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Some extra rest left Julio Teheran feeling so strong he was unhittable for six innings.That was more good news for an Atlanta rot...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Hunter Renfroe hits go-ahead 2-run single as Padres beat Braves

Hunter Renfroe hits go-ahead 2-run single as Padres beat Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a go-ahead, two-run single in San Diego’s five-run seventh inning, Freddy Galvis had a three-run homer a...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Larry Masters leads the Matt Light All-Conference Football Camp for the final time

Larry Masters leads the Matt Light All-Conference Football Camp for the final time

GREENVILLE – The 25th annual Matt Light All-Conference Football Camp wrapped up in Greenville on Tuesday with Camp Director Larry Masters retiri...

June 15th, 2018 |  


More than 120 boys attend Greenville’s youth basketball camp

More than 120 boys attend Greenville’s youth basketball camp

GREENVILLE – More than 120 boys attended Greenville’s youth boys basketball camp last week.Even though eighth and ninth graders weren̵...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Versailles’ Jenna Frantz to compete Sunday at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships

Versailles’ Jenna Frantz to compete Sunday at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships

AKRON, Ohio - University of Akron freshman Jenna Frantz (Versailles, Ohio) is among the women’s pole vault field at this weekend’s USA Tra...

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


84 boys attend Versailles’ youth basketball camp

84 boys attend Versailles’ youth basketball camp

VERSAILLES – Versailles had 84 boys in the second through sixth grades attend its three-day youth basketball camp.The number of campers, all of ...

June 15th, 2018 |  


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Greenville City Council approves parklet installation

GREENVILLE — During the public hearing at the Greenville City Council meeting Tuesday evening, a new idea for the First Friday event in June was...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Culpepper and Merriweather Great Combined Circus entertains Arcanum

Culpepper and Merriweather Great Combined Circus entertains Arcanum

ARCANUM — The Culpepper and Merriweather Great Combined Circus brought its active and live show to the Arcanum area on Tuesday evening.The circu...

May 1st, 2018 |  


Miss Chick Pageant application being accepted

VERSAILLES — Versailles Poultry Days, Inc., is now accepting applications for the 2018 Miss Chick Pageant.The contest, sponsored by Versailles S...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Recycle out-of-date electronics for free

DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Solid Waste Management District and 1 Shot Services, Bradford, are joining forces to sponsor a free electronics ...

April 30th, 2018 |  


The 2nd Annual Ohio Amputee Celebration

COLUMBUS — A.C.T.I.O.N., an amputee support group, is planning a free event to celebrate the Amputee Coalition Limb Loss Awareness Month and Sho...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Oak Ridge Boys to perform in Versailles

Oak Ridge Boys to perform in Versailles

VERSAILLES — The country vocal quartet Oak Ridge Boys are set to perform in Versailles at the BMI Indoor Speedway on Saturday, May 5.They starte...

April 26th, 2018 |  


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Versailles News: Father’s Day is Sunday

Versailles News: Father’s Day is Sunday

This Sunday is Father’s Day, and up until now I have taken for granted that everyone has a father, but sadly that is no longer true. Although, b...

June 15th, 2018 |  


Never too late for a daughter to find her father

Never too late for a daughter to find her father

We all have fairly good odds of knowing our biological mothers unless we were adopted. The odds of knowing our biological fathers are less. Five-plus ...

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


DCCA News: Something worth celebrating

DCCA News: Something worth celebrating

With their just-announced 2018-19 season, Darke County Center for the Arts will celebrate its 40th year of presenting high-quality professional perfor...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Along the Garden Path: Pawpaw tree

Along the Garden Path: Pawpaw tree

Father’s Day is approaching, and I think of all of the work my parents, Frank and Louise Sheffer, put into their garden on Pine Ridge Farm outsi...

June 14th, 2018 |  


The hole-in-one: A Father’s Day story

The hole-in-one: A Father’s Day story

My dad passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2010. Tough day, horrible for the fact that he was gone. Good for the fact that he was no longer suffering. ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Commissioner’s Corner — May

Commissioner’s Corner — May

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

June 13th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Ohio chemistry technology industry celebrates 30-year commitment to protecting people and the environment

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Chemistry Technology Council celebrated its 30 years of exceptional performance in environment, health, safety and security ...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Premier facilities recognized for maternity care

DAYTON — Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio has, for the second time, recognized all Premier Health maternity centers with a Blue Distinc...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Comprehensive Health Network named as a top agency

GREENVILLE – Comprehensive Health Network announced it has been named a Top Agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performi...

June 18th, 2018 |  


CA Group, Inc. opens office in Greenville

GREENVILLE – CA Group, Inc. is expanding and now has an office in Greenville at 537 S. Broadway, Suite 204.CA Group, Inc. is a leader in providi...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Arcanum council approves traffic light upgrade

ARCANUM — At the Arcanum council meeting on Tuesday, Village Administrator Bill Kessler said he received two quotes from the list provided by th...

April 26th, 2018 |  


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