Child rape trial underway

Child rape trial underway

GREENVILLE — A trial for a man accused of raping three girls under the age of 13 commenced in Darke County Common Pleas Court Tuesday.Derek M. P...

September 20th, 2016 updated: September 20th, 2016. |  


21 US states sue to block expansion of overtime pay law

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A coalition of 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earni...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Robbins named New Madison festival’s grand marshal

Robbins named New Madison festival’s grand marshal

NEW MADISON — Dixie Robbins said she is excited about being named grand marshal of the parade to be held during the Tri-Village Community and Sc...

September 20th, 2016 |  



State receives over 524,000 absentee ballot applications

COLUMBUS – With Election Day nearing, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced that as of Friday, Sept. 16, an estimated 524,631 absentee ba...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Fake gun, real crime: Police notice uptick in replicas

Whether they shoot BBs, pellets, paintballs or nothing at all, imitation guns can be indistinguishable from the real thing — it’s one reas...

September 19th, 2016 |  


2 sentenced in court for harassment, domestic voilence

2 sentenced in court for harassment, domestic voilence

GREENVILLE — Two people avoided serious jail time as they were sentenced in Darke County Common Pleas Court on Monday.Craig E. Hoblit, of Ansoni...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Childhood friends brought together

Childhood friends brought together

NEW MADISON — Delbert Braund’s daughter Gwen Tinkle was visiting his home near here on March 26 and handed him an envelope he received in ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Service club ready to give back

Service club ready to give back

GREENVILLE — A charter ceremony was held for the Aktion Club of Greenville at Lighthouse Christian Center on September 15. The new service and l...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Klosterman launches annual campaign with pink bread

CINCINNATI — Klosterman Bread, a family-owned bakery headquartered in Cincinnati, is launching its 5th annual campaign benefitting Pink Ribbon G...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Utilities aggregation on Nov. ballot

DARKE COUNTY — Citizens in a number of municipalities in Western Ohio will be voting this November 8, not only for politicians seeking office, b...

September 18th, 2016 |