NEWS


Fish in Indiana pond killed by Darke County manure runoff

DARKE COUNTY — Runoff from a Darke County farmer’s manure application killed approximately 100 to 200 fish in a Jay County, Indiana, pond ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Greenville BPW’s Desteni Mason promotes Rising Above program for women

Greenville BPW’s Desteni Mason promotes Rising Above program for women

GREENVILLE – Desteni Mason was the featured speaker at the Greenville Business and Professional Women’s Club meeting on Feb. 14.The meetin...

February 19th, 2019 |  


State of the Heart Care 5K set for April 6 at Eldora Speedway

State of the Heart Care 5K set for April 6 at Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG – State of the Heart’s sixth annual Heart and Sole 5K, the second race in the Darke County Wellness Challenge, is scheduled for A...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Darke County Retired Teachers Association plans meeting

DARKE COUNTY – The Darke County Retired Teachers Association’s first 2019 general membership meeting/luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. M...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Greenville Masonic Lodge to host spaghetti dinner

GREENVILLE – Greenville Masonic Lodge No. 143 will host a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. March 9 at the Greenville Masonic Temple, 200 Memorial ...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Wayne Hospital Auxiliary to host book sales

GREENVILLE – The 2019 Books are Fun book sales, sponsored by the Wayne Hospital Auxiliary, will be held in the Wayne HealthCare main lobby.The b...

February 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Gray reaches milestone in Arcanum win

Gray reaches milestone in Arcanum win

ARCANUM – It was a senior night success for Arcanum and a record-setting night for a junior as well in the Trojans 64-56 win over New Bremen on ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Jets top Greyhounds on Senior night

Jets top Greyhounds on Senior night

PITSBURG – Franklin-Monroe recognized winter sports participants prior to the game with Dixie and then the boys took care of business going on t...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Darke County Prep Schedule for Feb. 20

Wednesday, Feb. 20GIRLS BASKETBALLDivision IV Brookville 1 Sectional SemifinalsFranklin-Monroe vs. Troy Christian, 7:30 p.m. GIRLS BOWLINGGreenville a...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Darke County Prep Schedule for Feb. 19

Tuesday, Feb. 19GIRLS BASKETBALLDivision III Covington 3 Sectional SemifinalsArcanum vs. Bethel, 6 p.m. Division IV Brookville 2 Sectional SemifinalsM...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Several Darke County swimmers qualify for state meet

Several Darke County swimmers qualify for state meet

OXFORD - Isabella Gable is going back to Canton one last time.The Arcanum senior came in as the Division II district runner-up in both the 200- and 50...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Printz signs to play basketball with Bethel College

Printz signs to play basketball with Bethel College

NEW MADISON - The morning before the Tri-Village girls basketball team celebrated its two seniors with a win over Russia, one of those seniors made he...

February 17th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


Oakland Church of the Brethren to perform ‘Just a Little Crazy’

Oakland Church of the Brethren to perform ‘Just a Little Crazy’

BRADFORD – Oakland Church of the Brethren will present “Just a Little Crazy” by Renee Rebman as its 2019 Dinner Theater production.T...

February 18th, 2019 |  


DCCA to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Wave fundraiser

DCCA to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Wave fundraiser

GREENVILLE – Darke County Center for the Arts will host Irish Wave on March 15 at Montage Cafe in downtown Greenville.An annual DCCA fundraiser,...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Annual student exhibit coming to the Hayner Center

Annual student exhibit coming to the Hayner Center

TROY – The annual Young Masters exhibit featuring the artwork of students in grades K-12 is returning to the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center.This ex...

February 13th, 2019 |  


New exhibit at Reid Hospital features local photographer Mark Pearson

New exhibit at Reid Hospital features local photographer Mark Pearson

RICHMOND, Ind. – Richmond resident Mark Pearson is exhibiting photography in the MacDowell Gallery at Reid Health, 1100 Reid Parkway in Richmond...

February 12th, 2019 |  


The Bear’s Mill legacy

The Bear’s Mill legacy

DARKE COUNTY – For those lucky enough to attend this rustic mill, they will be welcomed by the black walnut siding that adorns this four-story s...

February 11th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Amish Cook: Enjoying children while they’re young

Amish Cook: Enjoying children while they’re young

Time is moving on. Many times, the clock’s hands go faster than mine. Whether it makes me glad or causes me to wipe tears, life just merely brin...

February 19th, 2019 |  


New Madison News: Lots happening at the library

New Madison News: Lots happening at the library

The community read event among our area libraries is in full swing. One Book, Many Communities has chosen the book title “The One” by John...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Virtue & Mischief: These quiet Saturday mornings

Virtue & Mischief: These quiet Saturday mornings

Years ago – I’m a little hazy on precisely how far back – my three children participated in an unsanctioned contest every Saturday m...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Arcanum News: Presidents Day

Arcanum News: Presidents Day

In 1971, Congress declared the third Monday in February of each year to be Presidents Day. Prior to that date, starting in 1885 a legal holiday was he...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Preacher’s Point: State of disunion

Preacher’s Point: State of disunion

Did you know that George Washington would have used the same type of plow people employed during the days of Julius Caesar? The first real change with...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Versailles News: Fake news

Versailles News: Fake news

It seems to me no one should doubt that we are all connected. If we are Christians we know we are connected spiritually and in truth. It was Ralph Wal...

February 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Dollar General now open near New Weston

NEW WESTON – Dollar General’s newest store at 14456 U.S. Route 127 in New Weston is now open.In its new location, Dollar General will offe...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Mercer Savings Bank donates to charitable organizations

Mercer Savings Bank donates to charitable organizations

CELINA – As a mutual bank, Mercer Savings Bank has always been deeply rooted in the communities it serves and, as part of that, believes that re...

February 8th, 2019 |  


Briar Brown Brewing Company’s grand opening set for Feb. 16

Briar Brown Brewing Company’s grand opening set for Feb. 16

ARCANUM – A.R. Winery has expanded its business beyond wines and has recently added craft beers to its drinking menu.A.R. Winery’s new bre...

February 6th, 2019 |  


Gudorf Law Group hires Centerville native

Gudorf Law Group hires Centerville native

DAYTON – Gudorf Law Group, LLC announced the hiring of attorney Rachael A. Houck, J.D., to oversee its Elder Law Department.An alumna of the Mic...

February 6th, 2019 |  


The Dave Arbogast Group expands with Ford brand

TROY – A long-time local automotive dealership, Troy Ford, now carries a new name, Arbogast Ford.The Troy Ford dealership has been in business s...

February 4th, 2019 |  


Brittany Johns joins Law Office of Rudnick & Hosek

Brittany Johns joins Law Office of Rudnick & Hosek

GREENVILLE – Brittany Johns recently joined the Law Office of Rudnick & Hosek, Ltd. as a licensed attorney.Johns grew up in Darke County and...

February 4th, 2019 |  


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