NEWS


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Van Buren Township financial report available

VAN BUREN – The annual financial report of Van Buren Township, Darke County, for year ended Dec. 31, 2018 has been completed.The report is avail...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Greenville City income tax returns due by April 15

GREENVILLE – Greenville City income tax returns are due by April 15 to avoid any late filing fees.Greenville has made a change from mailing the ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


State Farm’s Diane Evans to retire Jan. 31

State Farm’s Diane Evans to retire Jan. 31

GREENVILLE — A longtime Greenville insurance agent will retire after almost 38 years in the business.State Farm Agent Diane Evans announced her ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Casey’s General Stores raises more than $845,000 for Hope For The Warriors

ANKENY, Iowa – During its seventh annual dog tag campaign, Casey’s General Stores raised more than $845,000 for Hope For The Warriors, a n...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Hayner seeks entries for photography competition, exhibit

TROY – Troy-Hayner Cultural Center’s photography competition, Through Our Eyes 2019, is seeking entries.Photographers of all ages, includi...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Versailles blood drive is Monday

VERSAILLES – The Versailles Knights of Columbus will host a community blood drive during the inaugural January Ohio Blood Donor Awareness Month ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Tri-Village girls trample National Trail, 54-13

Tri-Village girls trample National Trail, 54-13

NEW MADISON - The Tri-Village Patriots were firing on all 8 cylinders for their game against fellow Cross County Conference team National Trail. Tri-V...

January 19th, 2019 |  


FM girls win backyard battle over Arcanum, 55-26

FM girls win backyard battle over Arcanum, 55-26

PITSBURG – The Lady Jets were all business in their rivalry game with Arcanum on Thursday night executing to near perfection both offensively an...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Bradford duo Miller, Keener double trouble for Brookville

Bradford duo Miller, Keener double trouble for Brookville

BRADFORD - The dynamic duo of Bradford freshman Austy Miller and senior Bianca Keener were double trouble Thursday night for the Brookville Blue Devil...

January 19th, 2019 |  


2018-19 Darke County Winter Prep Sports Statistics

2018-19 Darke County Winter Prep Sports Statistics

Boys basketballPoints per gameEthan Conley, Franklin-Monroe: 32.0D.J. Howell, Mississinawa Valley: 16.3Carter Gray, Arcanum: 15.9Derek Eyer, Tri-Villa...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Justine Raterman inducted into University of Dayton Hall of Fame

Justine Raterman inducted into University of Dayton Hall of Fame

For former Versailles and University of Dayton standout Justine Raterman, there was never much time to reflect on her accomplishments during her playi...

January 17th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


Buddy Guy, Kenny Wayne Shepherd announce co-headline tour

HUBER HEIGHTS – Multi-Grammy Award winning blues icon Buddy Guy and renowned blues-rock guitarist/songwriter Kenny Wayne Shepherd will hit the r...

January 15th, 2019 |  


National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to host robotics day

DAYTON – Community members can learn about the field of robotics during Family Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the National Museum of the U.S...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Edison State presents author discussions

Edison State presents author discussions

PIQUA – Four area authors who explore diverse subjects and employ a variety of approaches will be featured at the Creative Writing Club/Coalitio...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Italian Night coming to the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics

MARIA STEIN – The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will host Italian Night at the Shrine at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10.Matt Hess, director of hospit...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Hayner Hits the Road trips scheduled

TROY – The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center announced its Hayner Hits the Road trips for 2019.The first trip will be May 2-6 with a destination of Wa...

January 11th, 2019 |  


OPINION


DCCA News: Art’s alive but undercover

DCCA News: Art’s alive but undercover

A notice will soon go out announcing that Darke County Endowment for the Arts is once again soliciting applicants for funds the organization will dist...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Back Around the House II: The new snow blower

Back Around the House II: The new snow blower

Last October one of our sons and his wife moved to Alabama because “that’s where the job was.”Whenever somebody moves to a different...

January 16th, 2019 |  


On Neff Road: Just call me fern

On Neff Road: Just call me fern

Yep, just call me fern. I reside in memories as well as having once lived in the homes of both grandparents. I sat in a brown and green pot that resem...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Do your job!

Do your job!

Most of those who read my column work: paid employment, volunteer work, tasks around the house and yard – work, if left undone – would cre...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Amish Cook: How all the kids are doing

Amish Cook: How all the kids are doing

As I contemplated what areas to fill you in on this week, I thought, “Well, there’s not much I enjoy more than writing about family life.&...

January 15th, 2019 |  


New Madison News: The first big snow

New Madison News: The first big snow

Churches close, school events are canceled and social plans are reconsidered. It is snowing in Darke County, Ohio.The first big snow drew jeers and ch...

January 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Cooper Farms donates nearly 210,000 pounds of protein in 2018

Cooper Farms donates nearly 210,000 pounds of protein in 2018

OAKWOOD – In 2018, Cooper Farms donated nearly 210,000 pounds of meat, helping to fulfill a need for protein at area food banks.The products, a ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Premier Health expands sports services at local schools

DAYTON – Premier Health is partnering with two local companies as part of an ongoing effort to expand the sports and human performance program o...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Nominations open for BBB Eclipse Integrity Awards

DAYTON – Community members can acknowledge their favorite businesses and nonprofits by nominating them for the Better Business Bureau’s Ec...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center opens memory care unit

VERSAILLES – Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, located at 200 Marker Road, has announced the opening of its new memory care unit,...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Top 25 Women to Watch Gala scheduled

DAYTON – Women in Business Networking, a program of Better Business Bureau serving Dayton/Miami Valley, is holding its 10th annual Top 25 Women ...

January 14th, 2019 |  


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