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Christmas Drive raises over $30k for community

Christmas Drive raises over $30k for community

DARKE COUNTY — With the generous giving of many Darke County area residents, the lives of many less fortunate in the community will be impacted ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Data: Ohio population grew by less than 1 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal data shows that the state of Ohio’s population is growing slowly, with a population growth of less than 1 pe...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Anti-Trumper John Kasich to doubters: I’m no lame duck

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In less than a year’s time, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has gone from an “adult in the room” alternative in a ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


ID cards for county veterans starts Tuesday

ID cards for county veterans starts Tuesday

DARKE COUNTY — Starting Tuesday, Jan. 17, military veterans living in Darke County will be able to obtain special identification cards issued by...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Local author shares advice

Local author shares advice

GREENVILLE – Jan (J. E.) Irvin, of Springboro, Ohio is the 2015 Jeremiah Healy Mystery Winner for her debut novel “The Dark End of the Rai...

January 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Versailles girls basketball team moves up in AP state poll

Versailles girls basketball team moves up in AP state poll

COLUMBUS – Versailles moved up one spot to No. 3 while Tri-Village maintained its No. 4 ranking in the Associated Press’ state girls baske...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Versailles boys basketball team moves up to No. 5 in AP state rankings

Versailles boys basketball team moves up to No. 5 in AP state rankings

COLUMBUS – Versailles moved up two spots to No. 5 in the Associated Press’ second boys basketball poll of the 2016-17 season.Versailles is...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Greenville swimmer Isabella Gable wins 400 individual medley at the Southwest Classic

Greenville swimmer Isabella Gable wins 400 individual medley at the Southwest Classic

GREENVILLE – Greenville’s Isabella Gable won the girls 400 individual medley at the Southwest Classic swim meet, which is the largest high...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Versailles swimmer Kyle Dapore receives scholarship

Versailles swimmer Kyle Dapore receives scholarship

VERSAILLES – Versailles senior Kyle Dapore received a scholarship from the Southwestern Ohio Swim Officials Association Friends of the Classic F...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Versailles swimmers compete at Southwest Classic

Versailles swimmers compete at Southwest Classic

VERSAILLES – The Versailles High School swimmers participated on Saturday and Sunday in the Southwest Classic swim meet, the largest high school...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Versailles girls bowlers win vs. Marion Local

Versailles girls bowlers win vs. Marion Local

MINSTER – The Versailles girls bowling team traveled to Minster on Saturday and defeated the Marion Local Flyers 2,580-2,169.The Tigers bowled w...

January 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Concerns in Ohio mount over any repeal of federal health law

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio advocates of the federal health care law targeted by President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans said Wedne...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Author’s Night featuring Irvin

Author’s Night featuring Irvin

GREENVILLE — Mark those calendars for Author’s Night series 2017. The Friends of the Library sponsor these events each winter to enrich th...

January 9th, 2017 updated: January 9th, 2017. |  


EUM church to host women’s conference

GREENVILLE — On September 23, 1857, Manhattan businessman Jeremiah Lanphier hosted a prayer meeting at noon. While only six people showed up, wi...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Darke Co. Parks offers January activities

Darke Co. Parks offers January activities

DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Parks District invites the public to take part in a number of upcoming events in January.On January 12 at 6 p.m....

January 8th, 2017 |  


J.R. Irvin to kick off Author’s Night series

J.R. Irvin to kick off Author’s Night series

GREENVILLE — Mark your calendars for a fabulous Author’s Night series 2017! The Friends of the Library sponsor these classy events each wi...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Driving while wearing headphones and earbuds is restricted in Ohio

DAYTON — Wearing earbuds, headphones, or the brand new AirPods, the wireless earbuds just unfurled by Apple, over both of your ears while drivin...

January 6th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Virtue & Mischief

Virtue & Mischief

Several days ago, Abby and 150 of her peers, along with dozens of adult chaperones, praise the Lord, traveled down to Orlando, Florida, together to pe...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Arcanum News: Athletic Hall of Fame induction near

Arcanum News: Athletic Hall of Fame induction near

AHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction will be this Saturday, honoring three new members Brenda (Denlinger) Doehrel (2006), Rex Karns (1956) and Brooke (...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Today’s Challenges: Motivate yourself

Today’s Challenges: Motivate yourself

As I have become “more mature,” I have found that often I find home more inviting that something that is “not home,” especiall...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: Things God wants you to take

Preacher’s Point: Things God wants you to take

A Christian heart is a generous heart. It is not in the Christian spirit to be greedy or selfish. Everyone would agree that being a giving, benevolent...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Sweet & Sassy: Fasnacht episode enjoyed

Sweet & Sassy: Fasnacht episode enjoyed

After I interviewed Trent Fasnacht, a former Darke countian now living and working in South Carolina, a couple of weeks ago via telephone and email, I...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Mississinawa Valley’s annual district report

Editor:The purpose of this report, is to present citizens with an annual review of the Mississinawa Valley Local School District (MVLSD). This report ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Ohio minimum wage rises to $8.15 Jan. 1

Ohio minimum wage rises to $8.15 Jan. 1

DARKE COUNTY — Ohio workers currently earning minimum wage will see a small boost in their rate of pay come January 1, as the state’s mini...

December 27th, 2016 |  


SBA offers working capital loans to Ohio small businesses

ATLANTA, Ga. — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small busines...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


GM to temporarily close 5 factories as car inventory builds

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will temporarily close five factories next month as it tries to reduce a growing inventory of cars on dealer lots....

December 19th, 2016 |  


Holiday Evening raises more than $40K

Holiday Evening raises more than $40K

PIQUA — The Edison Foundation at Edison State Community College held its 19th annual Holiday Evening on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to help raise money f...

December 19th, 2016 |  


Safety Council donates to safe driving program

Safety Council donates to safe driving program

GREENVILLE — The Safety Council of the Darke County Chamber of Commerce awarded checks to two groups at Brethren Retirement Community during a l...

December 18th, 2016 |  


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