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Fire displaces Arcanum woman
Hearts and hands in ‘Aktion’

Hearts and hands in ‘Aktion’

GREENVILLE — With Spring’s arrival and the easing of COVID restrictions, many people are beginning to get outside, enjoy the weather, and ...

May 12th, 2021 |  


County Shred Day June 12

DARKE COUNTY — On Saturday, June 12, 2021, the Darke County Solid Waste District will partner with Mercer Savings Bank to hold a “FREER...

May 12th, 2021 updated: May 12th, 2021. |  


Poultry Days ‘Chicken Eating Contest’ is June 13

Poultry Days ‘Chicken Eating Contest’ is June 13

VERSAILLES — Bowlerstore.com and VTOWN Tigers are excited to announce a new Poultry Days Event. How fast can you eat a World-Famous Chicken dinn...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Adoptable Pet of the Week

Adoptable Pet of the Week

DARKE COUNTY — This week’s “Adoptable Pets” feature two canines in need of a caring home.Kali, an 8-year-old Boston Terrier/Hu...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Greenville police blotter

Greenville police blotter

VANDALISMMay 3, 4:26 p.m.: Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Euclid Avenue to speak with Gary Whitsel in reference to a brick being thrown ...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Versailles FFA donates garden boxes

Versailles FFA donates garden boxes

VERSAILLES — Versailles FFA students delivered four raised garden boxes to the Versailles Healthcare Center in conjunction with the virtual Stat...

May 12th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


One Giant, four Bengals and no Indians

One Giant, four Bengals and no Indians

OHSAA baseball and softball tournament action gets underway this week and next as the regular season schedules wind down.In D-II baseball, Greenville&...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Marchal family donates to GHS

Marchal family donates to GHS

GREENVILLE – The Marchal family recently donated a state of the art high jump mat and pit to Greenville Schools in memory of their son, Adam Mar...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Lady Trojans run rule Madison

Lady Trojans run rule Madison

ARCANUM – The Arcanum Lady Trojans came charging back from a two-run deficit to defeat the Middletown Madison Lady Mohawks by a 13-3 run rule sc...

May 13th, 2021 updated: May 13th, 2021. |  


Lady Wave hosts Covington Saturday

Lady Wave hosts Covington Saturday

GREENVILLE – The 26-1 Lady Wave softball team will be hosting the Covington Lady Buccaneers in a Saturday, May 15 varsity game at Lady Wave Stad...

May 13th, 2021 updated: May 13th, 2021. |  


Has it been 50 years?

Has it been 50 years?

It is really hard for me to believe that I have been out of high school and playing football for 50 years. To me, it seems like only last week that I ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Arcanum 11-0 over Lady Blazers

Arcanum 11-0 over Lady Blazers

NEW PARIS – The Arcanum Lady Trojans rode the bats of the Fout sisters; junior Ellie and freshman Emilie to a 11-0 non-conference win over the N...

May 12th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


Versailles Council discusses pool, parking, FareFest 2021 plans

Versailles Council discusses pool, parking, FareFest 2021 plans

VERSAILLES — The opening of the municipal pool, Fair Fest planning, downtown signage, water and sewer issues were among the top agenda items dis...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Summer Manufacturing Camp for jr. high students

DARKE COUNTY — Do you know a student entering 7th or 8th grade? One who is interested in science, engineering, design, or marketing? Or one that...

May 13th, 2021 |  


DeWine: Coronavirus health orders to end June 2

DeWine: Coronavirus health orders to end June 2

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s mask mandate and most other coronavirus-related state orders will end on June 2, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday, i...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Hearts and hands in ‘Aktion’

Hearts and hands in ‘Aktion’

GREENVILLE — With Spring’s arrival and the easing of COVID restrictions, many people are beginning to get outside, enjoy the weather, and ...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Poultry Days ‘Chicken Eating Contest’ is June 13

Poultry Days ‘Chicken Eating Contest’ is June 13

VERSAILLES — Bowlerstore.com and VTOWN Tigers are excited to announce a new Poultry Days Event. How fast can you eat a World-Famous Chicken dinn...

May 12th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Tap — the joyful art!
A tale of scars and sacrifice

A tale of scars and sacrifice

The readily available DNA tests have led some Americans to purchase the kits, follow the directions, and wait anxiously for the results: Am I part Nat...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Abbottsville and Ithaca Cemeteries to hold Memorial Day Services

Abbottsville and Ithaca Cemeteries to hold Memorial Day Services

Van Buren Township Memorial Services will be held at the Abbottsville Cemetery on May 30, 2021, at 1 p.m. with the Greenville H.S.-NJROTC members and ...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Momma’s Day is here

Momma’s Day is here

Mother’s Day is upon us, and it is a shame that many think the woman’s Biblical role gives the picture of a caveman with a club dragging h...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Help and encouragement for widows

Help and encouragement for widows

Monday, May 3 was National Widows Day. The day eluded me until late Monday night when I read it from a Facebook post. Since entering widowhood slightl...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Art engages with the community — and connects!

Art engages with the community — and connects!

Last year, Mississinawa Valley art teacher Ashley Austerman applied to the Ohio Arts Council for a grant enabling her to bring a professional artist t...

May 6th, 2021 |  


A Mother’s Day story of hope

A Mother’s Day story of hope

Aryn Lockhart, 45 ?, of San Antonio, Texas, has a story that’s all tied up with the Vietnam War, immigration, activism, and much more.You might ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Darke County leaders honor National Day of Prayer
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Poultry Days 5K is a GO!
Poultry Days 5K is a GO!

Poultry Days 5K is a GO!

VERSAILLES — After a year of running from germs it is time to run for fun!YOLO and Poultry Days are excited to offer our annual 5K on Saturday, ...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Beltone celebrates ‘Better Hearing Month’

Beltone celebrates ‘Better Hearing Month’

GREENVILLE — Now hear this: Beltone Hearing & Audiology is celebrating “Better Hearing Month” during the month of May.Dr. Kylie ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Council hears water, sewer tax 1st reading

GREENVILLE — Tuesday evening, Greenville City Council heard its first reading of a revised ordinance increasing water and sewer rates for city r...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Osgood Bank donates to EverHeart Hospice

Osgood Bank donates to EverHeart Hospice

GREENVILLE — EverHeart Hospice, formerly State of the Heart Care, recently received a very generous gift from Osgood Bank and its Charitable Com...

May 4th, 2021 |  


AMP awards scholarship to local high school senior

COLUMBUS — American Municipal Power, Inc. (AMP) is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of two scholarship programs, the Lyle B. Wright Schol...

May 4th, 2021 |  


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