Breasts and a need to know

Breasts and a need to know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I know the stories of survivors of this disease as well as the stories of several women who did not live. An...

October 9th, 2019 |  


GCS sees improvement on state report card

GCS sees improvement on state report card

The Ohio Department of Education released Report Cards for school districts across the state in September. For the second time, schools and districts ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


The fate of falling leaves

It seemed to me that the leaves stayed on the trees longer than usual this year. It also seemed like the beautiful fall colors appeared a little later...

October 9th, 2019 |  



A cornucopia of colors

A cornucopia of colors

The beast hid beneath the knobs and ridges surrounding it. Yellow tentacles twisted and stretched resting behind shades of green and gold. What was th...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Levy renewal for Arcanum

On Nov. 5, the Arcanum-Butler Local School District will be asking the voters to approve a 0.75 percent income tax RENEWAL for the next five years. Th...

October 8th, 2019 |  


It’s fall y’all

It’s fall y’all

It’s Fall Y’All! It’s time for the unofficial kick-off of fall in Darke County! Enjoy the picturesque surroundings of Bear’s M...

October 7th, 2019 |  


The memoirist: A torn reality

The memoirist: A torn reality

Some people are born with silver spoons in their mouths, yours truly a stubby pencil with a well-chewed eraser end. So, the writing habit, or pushing ...

October 4th, 2019 |  


DuffleBag Theatre shares pure delight

DuffleBag Theatre shares pure delight

When I tell you that kindergarten through third grade students in all local public schools were entranced, inspired, and excited to experience live th...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


Winter care for summer bulbs

Winter care for summer bulbs

Our readers repeatedly ask for information on how to care for their summer bulbs.For information on dahlias, cannas and gladioli’s, you don̵...

October 3rd, 2019 |  


October activities in full swing

October activities in full swing

Hello October. Fall is here and that means Brumbaugh’s Fruit and Fun Farm is open on the weekends. Take the family and join in for a hayride, ge...

October 2nd, 2019 |