Just being honest

Just being honest

I walked around the Darke County Fair (excuse me: the GREAT Darke County Fair) a few evenings ago with our middle child, Daniel. Krista had split from...

September 2nd, 2019 |  


Skinny pages on the calendar

Skinny pages on the calendar

Cooler weather comes as birds revisit their migration maps, plants and trees pull their resources into the ground and the old brown bear chases critte...

September 1st, 2019 |  


Hoening retires from coaching

Hoening retires from coaching

ANSONIA – After 38 years as the head varsity football coach of the Ansonia Tigers, the Dean of Darke County coaches, Eugene (Gene) Hoening made ...

August 29th, 2019 |  



How do you say Thank You to the people who have helped you survive the past four weeks? Sure, there are the words in many languages – Grazie (It...

August 28th, 2019 |  


Cut the bureaucratic red tape

Cut the bureaucratic red tape

In our community, we know that Ohio is a wonderful place to live. As our Columbus office says when you call in, “It’s a great day to live ...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Art in Blooms a success

Art in Blooms a success

The Darke County fair ‘Art in Blooms’ Flower Shows have been outstanding. A special thanks to everyone who made it exceptional!Our greates...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


Now you know

Now you know

Darke County Center for the Arts recently presented a residency by Missoula Children’s Theatre in which local youngsters starred in a delightful...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


Time for the Fair

Time for the Fair

We went to the Great Darke County Fair. The publicity was not exaggerated. It was bigger and better than ever. It was also more expensive.Even before ...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Mommy, that means you will die

Mommy, that means you will die

Sometimes, most times lately, I wonder what has happened to people who are supposed to have a heart, faith, belief in the good of people. Instead I se...

August 21st, 2019 |  


See you at the fair

See you at the fair

It’s that time of year when we all celebrate The Great Darke County Fair! I have many memories of attending the fair and find it interesting the...

August 20th, 2019 updated: August 20th, 2019. |