NEWS


Manchester calls on DeWine to reverse school mask mandate

Manchester calls on DeWine to reverse school mask mandate

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Susan Manchester (R-Waynesfield) on Tuesday issued the following statement regarding Governor DeWine’s order requiri...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Shared Harvest to share food Aug. 19

ANSONIA — Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, and Darke County United Way, will host their fifth “dr...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Tri-Village schools release restart plan

NEW MADISON — The Tri-Village Local Schools has released its restart plan for the upcoming school year.“Our plan is for a full return to s...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Greenville graduate awarded Eagle Scout

Greenville graduate awarded Eagle Scout

GREENVILLE — Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other issues facing our nation, a Greenville High School graduate has achieved a landmark...

August 5th, 2020 |  


President signs into law Portman’s landmark legislation

President signs into law Portman’s landmark legislation

WASHINGTON, DC — Tuesday, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced that President Donald Trump signed his bipartisan Restore Our Parks Act, lan...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Time capsule contents revealed

Time capsule contents revealed

GREENVILLE — It was the unveiling of history Monday at the Greenville Fire House.A Time Capsule honoring the 225th anniversary of the the signin...

August 4th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Light Foundation scholarships awarded

Light Foundation scholarships awarded

GREENVILLE – The Light Foundation presented scholarships to two Darke County students this summer, Arcanum 2020 graduate Abbigail VanHoose and N...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


1981 World Series – Dodgers and Yankees

1981 World Series – Dodgers and Yankees

The sensation of the 1981 strike shortened season was the Dodgers’ FernandoValenzuela a 21 year old lefthander who with a 13-7 record, 2.48 ERA ...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


OHSAA football officially here

OHSAA football officially here

GREENVILLE – The Greenville High School football team was on the Harmon Field turf Saturday for the first official day of 2020 fall high school ...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


John Butch guiding new league

John Butch guiding new league

GREENVILLE – The Cross County Conference (CCC) enters its final season of competition completing a 43 year run with a new Western Ohio Athletic ...

July 30th, 2020 |  


Arcanum and FM share VB camp

Arcanum and FM share VB camp

PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe Lady Jets and the Arcanum Lady Trojans completed two days of junior high and high school volleyball camp presente...

July 29th, 2020 |  


1980 World Series – Phillies and Royals

1980 World Series – Phillies and Royals

The Philadelphia Phillies 91-71 managed by Dallas Green met the Kansas City Royals 97-65 led by Jim Frey in a battle between two teams who had not bee...

July 28th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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DC parks offering bike rentals

DC parks offering bike rentals

GREENVILLE — Bike rentals are back!The Darke County Park District is once again offering bicycle rentals to the public. Bikes are available to r...

July 22nd, 2020 |  


Greenville Muni band cancels season

Greenville Muni band cancels season

GREENVILLE — Along with many other events this summer, another beloved — and storied — attraction in Greenville has been canceled du...

July 21st, 2020 |  


Brick Street Block Party coming to Arcanum

Brick Street Block Party coming to Arcanum

ARCANUM – SRL-Troutwine Insurance Agency is hosting a Brick Street Block Party, July 24 from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. in beautiful Downtown Arcanu...

July 16th, 2020 |  


Mehaffie surprised with Heritage Award

Mehaffie surprised with Heritage Award

GREENVILLE — Recognized, once again, for “for significant contributions” to the community, Darryl Mehaffie has received another pres...

July 16th, 2020 |  


Bradford pumpkin show cancelled

BRADFORD — COVID-19 claimed another community festival Wednesday, as Bradford’s annual Pumpkin Show has been cancelled.The Bradford Commun...

July 15th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Trust – where are you?
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Keeping the arts alive
A Vietnam Veteran remembers

A Vietnam Veteran remembers

Growing up in the Toledo area with one older sister and three younger brothers, Nicholas Essinger of Troy, Ohio, says, “We grew up during World ...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Buy mums for Garden Club fundraiser

Buy mums for Garden Club fundraiser

The Arcanum Garden Club is holding a fall fundraiser. Garden Club members will be taking orders for Belgium mums from August 1 through August 13. Thes...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Hawk haven

Hawk haven

On Tuesday, my wife and I adopted a hawk named Sky at the Shawnee Prairie Preserve and Nature Center in Greenville.Sky is a rescue bird paired with a ...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


Readying for next chapter in life

Readying for next chapter in life

Well, this is it. No more weekly columns coming from me.Who knows what the future will hold. I will just live for the moment.It’s been great doi...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


The Pre-Tribulation Rapture

The Pre-Tribulation Rapture

We are just past the halfway point of 2020, and if nothing else happened this year, it would still go down as one of the strangest years in history. T...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Something’s happening here

Something’s happening here

Due to what is unfortunately happening around the community, the state, the nation, and the world, 2020 has been a year of things not happening. Conce...

July 30th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Midmark VP Karl Weidner to retire

Midmark VP Karl Weidner to retire

DAYTON — Midmark Corp., a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment, technology and services, today announced the retirement ...

July 27th, 2020 |  


Businesses asked to participate in survey

GREENVILLE — The Darke County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the West-Central Ohio Chambers’ 2020 Wage, Salary, and Benef...

July 17th, 2020 |  


Walmart to require masks starting July 20

DARKE COUNTY — National retail chain Walmart announced Wednesday it will require all customers to wear masks inside all its stores, including Sa...

July 15th, 2020 |  


Big Brothers, Big Sisters receives grant

GREENVILLE — Greenville Rotary Club recently awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County a grant. The funds received are earma...

July 9th, 2020 updated: July 9th, 2020. |  


Driver injured in rollover crash

Driver injured in rollover crash

ARCANUM — A single-vehicle crash Thursday evening near Arcanum ended with one person injured after the vehicle he was operating left the roadway...

July 3rd, 2020 |  


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