NEWS


9:26 am
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Decorating the Mitten Tree
Advent season prepares for Christmas

Advent season prepares for Christmas

VERSAILLES — Father Jim Simons is hopeful, especially this time of year.“Here comes Jesus to bring us hope — the hope of Christmas,&...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Cattle connection for Ohio, Israel

Cattle connection for Ohio, Israel

DARKE COUNTY — If all goes according to plan, generations of cattle in Israel will retain a lifelong connection to The Buckeye State.In November...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Community rallies to support Tenn. fire victims

Community rallies to support Tenn. fire victims

GREENVILLE — “They need everything,” said Carie Pope, Funeral Director for Braund Pope and Oliver Floyd Funeral Homes, referring to ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Get physical this winter

Get physical this winter

GREENVILLE — Linda Boyer, of Versailles, Ohio, has decided to take some time for herself.For the first time, she visited the YMCA. It was during...

November 30th, 2016 |  


County to issue veteran ID cards

County to issue veteran ID cards

DARKE COUNTY — Military veterans living in Darke County could be adding one more card to their wallets — but unlike a credit card, this on...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Bill recognizes November as ‘One Health Awareness Month’

Bill recognizes November as ‘One Health Awareness Month’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representatives Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) and Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of H...

November 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 8:56 am. |    
Lady Tigers defeat Coldwater
Mississinawa Valley boys basketball team to rely on its depth

Mississinawa Valley boys basketball team to rely on its depth

UNION CITY – As Mississinawa Valley gets ready for the 2016-17 boys basketball season coach Tim Barga sees a lot of room for improvement for the...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Franklin Monroe boys basketball team building culture to succeed

Franklin Monroe boys basketball team building culture to succeed

PITSBURG – Franklin Monroe boys basketball coach Troy Myers enters the 2016-17 season encouraged by the work his team has put in to prepare for ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Ansonia boys basketball team returns 4 starters

Ansonia boys basketball team returns 4 starters

ANSONIA – Having lost just one senior to graduation, Ansonia’s boys basketball team returns most of its roster intact for the 2016-17 seas...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Bradford boys basketball team expects major improvement this season

Bradford boys basketball team expects major improvement this season

BRADFORD – Bradford enters the 2016-17 boys basketball season excited about the possibilities for the upcoming year.Coach Mackenzie Perry, who i...

November 29th, 2016 |  


7 lettermen return for Arcanum boys basketball team

7 lettermen return for Arcanum boys basketball team

ARCANUM – Arcanum lost its top two scorers from last year to graduation but returns a strong core for the 2016-17 boys basketball season.Arcanum...

November 29th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Get physical this winter

Church celebrates 20 years

UNION CITY, Ohio — Word of Life Worship Center (WOLWC) seven miles north off of the Indiana-Ohio Stateline, Union City, Ohio, will be celebratin...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Get physical this winter

Get physical this winter

GREENVILLE — Linda Boyer, of Versailles, Ohio, has decided to take some time for herself.For the first time, she visited the YMCA. It was during...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Bill recognizes November as ‘One Health Awareness Month’

Bill recognizes November as ‘One Health Awareness Month’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representatives Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) and Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) applauded the Ohio House’s passage of H...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Rock legends to headline festival

Rock legends to headline festival

COLUMBUS — Rock legends Metallica, Soundgarden and Korn will each headline one night of the 11th annual Rock On The Range rock festival, May 19,...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Museum to host Open House

Museum to host Open House

GREENVILLE — Garst Museum’s annual Holiday Open House will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. The public is cordially invited to a...

November 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Sweet & Sassy: Columnist can relate to sign

Sweet & Sassy: Columnist can relate to sign

Vint’s Family Restaurant and I have something in common. Just read the sign at their location at 1226 Sweitzer St. in Greenville “Serving ...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Versailles News: Advice from a dog

Versailles News: Advice from a dog

Has anyone ever disappointed you or have you ever disappointed yourself? Although it’s difficult we need to move beyond such memories, by forgiv...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


DCCA News: It’s indescribable!

DCCA News: It’s indescribable!

Darke County Center for the Arts sometimes gets complaints for presenting the “same-old, same-old,” a criticism with which I disagree, but...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Free Christmas dinner available

Editor:Christmas is the time of year for joy and happiness, but for those who are lonely or less fortunate it can be a very sad time of year. This is ...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


The Amish Cook: Baby Austin burned in accident

The Amish Cook: Baby Austin burned in accident

The campfire crackled cozily as we sat in a circle chatting and enjoying the last bite of the birthday supper.Earlier that day, Julia and Austin had b...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Union City News: Christmas in city near

Union City News: Christmas in city near

Tonight, the Arts Depot will host an opening holiday event featuring the talented artist, Carol Strock-Wasson; local and regional artists entitled ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Workers protest for wages

Ten Darke Co. sites receive ‘Best of Ohio’ awards

GREENVILLE — After being well represented in the “Best of Ohio Reader’s Choice” awards from Ohio Magazine last year, Darke Cou...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Blue Thistle Market opens in Arcanum

Blue Thistle Market opens in Arcanum

ARCANUM — Emily Aikman gravitated towards fashion as a career choice, until she got her own home.Aikman, owner of the Blue Thistle Market, in Ar...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Slower growth forecast for Ohio holiday retail sales

CINCINNATI — Holiday retail spending growth is slowing in Ohio, according to an annual forecast released Monday ahead of Black Friday and other ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Million mixer milestone

Million mixer milestone

GREENVILLE — Whirlpool Corporation’s Greenville plant was the scene of a celebration Wednesday as line workers there produced the one mill...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Greenville Federal repeat supporter of horse parade

Greenville Federal repeat supporter of horse parade

GREENVILLE — Main Street Greenville recognizes Greenville Federal as one of the Platinum Sponsors for the upcoming 13th Annual Hometown Holiday ...

November 16th, 2016 |  


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