The Focus

The Focus

I was leading a men’s Bible study on a Saturday morning and one of the men in the group (a new follower of Jesus Christ) raised his hand and ask...

July 26th, 2015 |  


Russia BOE prepares for school year

RUSSIA– The Russia Local School Board of Education met July 19 to get ready for the 2015-16 school year.The board reviewed the financial summary...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Classmates to gather

GREENVILLE — The Greenville High School Class of 1967 will be meeting for lunch on July 29 at 11 a.m. at the Maid-Rite (outside) on North Broadw...

July 25th, 2015 |  



Back to school shoppers to get a break

GREENVILLE — Back-to-school shoppers are getting a break from the State of Ohio with a short-term “sales tax holiday,” allowing them...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Free lunch program continues

GREENVILLE — A little known resource in Greenville is the summer lunch program at First Presbyterian Church at 114 E. 4th St.Free, nutritious lu...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Obama seeks overtime revamp

Obama seeks overtime revamp

DARKE COUNTY — At the urging of President Barack Obama, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a proposal on June 30 which it claims would...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Two-month investigation yields drug arrest

Two-month investigation yields drug arrest

GREENVILLE - Darren Woods, 49, of Greenville was arrested Friday for trafficking Heroin after a two-month investigation by law enforcement.The Darke C...

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 26th, 2015. |  


Detour on Martin Street

GREENVILLE — A portion of Martin Street in Greenville is closed to traffic from July 23 to 27.The closed portion of the street lies between Mark...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Farm Bureau offers interactive agriculture experiences at state fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Family fun and a connection to rural Ohio are just two of the many reasons for visitors to stop by the “Land and Living&#...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Democrats’ old, new guard clash over US Senate race in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former and current chairmen are clashing over the Ohio Democratic Party’s treatment of a young challenger who has refused...

July 24th, 2015 |