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MV-MVCTC FFA attends virtual national conference

UNION CITY, Ohio — On Oct. 27, a handful of members from the Mississinawa Valley-MVCTC FFA chapter would have boarded a bus and headed to the 93...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Court hears assault, tampering cases

Court hears assault, tampering cases

GREENVILLE — Two people appeared in Darke County Common Pleas court Tuesday for a plea agreement and initial appearance. Judge Jonathan P. Hein ...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Local briefs

Painter Creek Church cake and noodlesPAINTER CREEK — The Women’s Fellowship of the Painter Creek Church of the Brethren is taking orders f...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Reid Health reinstates no-visitor policy

RICHMOND, Ind. — Effective at 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, Reid Health is reinstating a greatly restricted visitation policy on its main campus and...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Ohio archery hunters enjoy early season success

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s white-tailed deer archery hunters have taken 53,922 white-tailed deer through Sunday, Nov. 8, according to the Ohio Depa...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Tri-County Board opens ‘Warmline’ for holidays

DARKE COUNTY — A partnership between the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services and Recovery & Wellness Centers of Midwest ...

November 18th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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The late flag

Lady Tigers Bowlers are Solid at Single’s Tournament in Minster

MINSTER - The bowling season for the MAC kicked off on November 8th at Minster’s Community Lanes with a Single’s tournament. There was a f...

November 11th, 2020 |  


Boys Bowlers Focused on a MAC Repeat

Boys Bowlers Focused on a MAC Repeat

VERSAILLES - The Versailles Tiger boys bowling team is looking for success in 2020-21 season. “With 26 boys on the team this year this is the la...

November 11th, 2020 |  


Lady Wave scrimmage well with Xenia

Lady Wave scrimmage well with Xenia

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Lady Wave basketball program hosted the Xenia Lady Buccaneers to a pre-season scrimmage with the varsity going 3-1 a...

November 11th, 2020 |  


Bradford loyals update gymnasium

Bradford loyals update gymnasium

BRADFORD – Bradford Exempted Schools completed an impressive update to its gymnasium by adding two new scoreboards, new gym pads, new lighting, ...

November 10th, 2020 |  


Walker serves as GHS Grand Marshal

Walker serves as GHS Grand Marshal

GREENVILLE – The owner of the local Double M Diner in downtown Greenville, Shellie Walker was honored as Greenville High School’s 2020-202...

November 5th, 2020 |  


Greenville’s Rammel headed to State

Greenville’s Rammel headed to State

GREENVILLE – Greenville senior, Isabelle Rammel is closing in on a successful four year varsity cross country varsity career for the Lady Wave a...

November 4th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Ohio archery hunters enjoy early season success

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s white-tailed deer archery hunters have taken 53,922 white-tailed deer through Sunday, Nov. 8, according to the Ohio Depa...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Tri-County Board opens ‘Warmline’ for holidays

DARKE COUNTY — A partnership between the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services and Recovery & Wellness Centers of Midwest ...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Greenville Holiday Horse Parade canceled

Greenville Holiday Horse Parade canceled

GREENVILLE — Due to a dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the county, Main Street Greenville has elected to cancel the 2020 Hom...

November 17th, 2020 updated: November 17th, 2020. |  


Christmas Cookie Kits to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

DARKE COUNTY — Big Brothers Big Sisters and The Winery at Versailles are partnering to offer Darke County residents everything they need to get ...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Darke Co. Health Dept. urges continued caution

Darke Co. Health Dept. urges continued caution

GREENVILLE — As of Nov. 16, 2020, the Darke County General Health District (DCGHD) is reporting 1,713 confirmed cases, 74 probable cases, 1,373 ...

November 17th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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DCCA moving forward
Defund law enforcement? No way

Defund law enforcement? No way

Very few Americans want law enforcement defunded and most stand for law and order. The charges that some recent candidates for elected office want to ...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Join the Arcanum Preservation Society

Join the Arcanum Preservation Society

The Arcanum Preservation Society is looking for members to join committees for 2021. You do need to be a member in good standing to be on a committee....

November 17th, 2020 |  


Fern Campbell Swartwout: Capturing a Shooting Star

Fern Campbell Swartwout: Capturing a Shooting Star

I wanted to write a little something about the National Annie Oakley Center housed at Greenville’s Garst Museum.Naturally I walked one whole blo...

November 15th, 2020 updated: November 17th, 2020. |  


Could both sides be right?

Could both sides be right?

Going into this year’s elections, depending on who you listened to, our nation was about to be destroyed; it would never be the same. The proble...

November 15th, 2020 |  


Poetry and politics

Poetry and politics

Gov. Mike DeWine recently named Athens County poet Kari Gunter-Seymour as Ohio’s Poet Laureate. Forty-four of the 50 states appoint a poet laure...

November 13th, 2020 |  


Bright reminders for gloomy times

Bright reminders for gloomy times

You look for bright spots while we are all experiencing this pandemic and its widening affect on families and friends. Here is some good news:Kayla Bu...

November 12th, 2020 updated: November 12th, 2020. |  


BUSINESS


Greenville BPW to meet Nov. 12

Greenville BPW to meet Nov. 12

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Business and Professional Women’s Club will host its monthly dinner meeting Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6: 30 p.m., a...

November 4th, 2020 |  


Endless Pints donates to Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Endless Pints donates to Big Brothers, Big Sisters

VERSAILLES — Endless Pints Brewing located at 39 E. Main Street in Versailles, recently donated $6,300 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Mercer donates to State of the Heart

Mercer donates to State of the Heart

CELINA — This month’s recipient of the Mercer Savings Bank Giving Mission donation is State of the Heart Care, a non-profit, multi-service...

October 26th, 2020 |  


DCED hosts Manufacturing Day events for students

DCED hosts Manufacturing Day events for students

DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Economic Development office (DCED) held its annual Manufacturing Day events from Oct. 14 to Oct. 23. The event w...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Coats of many colors

Coats of many colors

GREENVILLE — Miss Bubbles Laundry will once again be collecting men’s, women’s, and children’s coats this year for the Second ...

October 14th, 2020 |  


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