Fair, back-to-school time is here

Fair, back-to-school time is here

Fair time is here and Darke Countians are getting ready for a week of visiting with old friends and eating favorite foods.Animals are ready for show a...

August 13th, 2019 |  


Breakfast in Versailles

Breakfast in Versailles

Best Bite Grill closed on Wednesday, July 31, no reason was given. The food, the service and the staff were wonderful. Folks from many different towns...

August 9th, 2019 |  


The wonder of theatre

The wonder of theatre

A little over a week ago, a little red truck rolled into Greenville, delivering everything — except the cast — needed for a fully-realized...

August 8th, 2019 |  



Getting ready for fair flower show

Getting ready for fair flower show

The fair flower show in 2019 marks the 20th year Kim Cromwell has been serving as chairman for the Flower Department at the Great Darke County Fair.In...

August 8th, 2019 |  


Well, if you had asked me a month ago I would probably have classified them as a curse. From what I’ve observed on the streets and highways, peo...

August 7th, 2019 |  


Summer is not over yet

Summer is not over yet

So I walk into the store looking for some fun summer things and am greeted with backpacks, folders, pencils, etc. Wait!!!! Summer isn’t over yet...

August 7th, 2019 |  


Their ViewLadders can be tricky- and dangerous

Their ViewLadders can be tricky- and dangerous

This story began on June 14, 2019. I was in the living room reading when someone came in with more than a little blood on his leg and a T-shirt held i...

August 7th, 2019 |  


Columnist revisits ‘silence’ article

Columnist revisits ‘silence’ article

I have been a freelance writer for the past 12 years and have written on a myriad of topics without restriction, I consider them my personal reflectio...

August 7th, 2019 |  


On the home front

On the home front

In mid-June, Abby and I enjoyed a two-week trip (with roughly 40 other high school students and a few adult chaperones/guides) through portions of Fra...

August 6th, 2019 |  


It’s a wonderful life

It’s a wonderful life

This last week has been the hardest week of my life and also one of the sweetest-filled of memories and accolades from my friends, family, and acquain...

August 6th, 2019 |