NEWS


Fatal Addiction: Drug overdoses continue to increase

Fatal Addiction: Drug overdoses continue to increase

GREENVILLE — Heroin is known as a powerful and illegal street drug and opiate, derived from morphine.Heroin is cheap, and that’s one reaso...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Greenville native Alicia Crandall serving as education coordinator

GREENVILLE — Alicia Crandall serves as education coordinator for Missoula Aging Services in Missoula, Montana, and agency which promotes the ind...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Marshall named ‘Sweetheart of Year’

ANSONIA — Sharon Marshall of Greenville was named the Ansonia Senior Citizens’ Sweetheart of the Year this year.Presenting her with her fl...

February 17th, 2017 |  


The 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count is this weekend

GREENVILLE — The 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) takes place Friday, Feb. 17 through Monday, Feb. 20.This is a free and easy event ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Cooper Farms cuts ribbon on distribution center

Cooper Farms cuts ribbon on distribution center

ST. HENRY, Ohio — Gold-plated scissors in hand, company executives and area dignitaries cut the ribbon to officially open Cooper Farms’ ne...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Winchester’s Journey Home for veterans gets new director

WINCHESTER, Ind. — Eldon Solomon, M.S., LMHC, LCAC, has been the new executive director of The Journey Home at 332 S. Main St., since November 2...

February 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Arcanum 7th grade boys basketball team completes perfect season with win vs. Miami East

Arcanum 7th grade boys basketball team completes perfect season with win vs. Miami East

ARCANUM – The Arcanum seventh grade boys basketball team beat Miami East at home Saturday morning to win the Cross County Conference championshi...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Bradford girls basketball team loses by 2 points to Yellow Springs in OHSAA tournament

Bradford girls basketball team loses by 2 points to Yellow Springs in OHSAA tournament

BROOKVLLE – The final game of five Saturday afternoon in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division IV girls basketball tournament at Br...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Franklin Monroe girls basketball team holds on to defeat Legacy Christian in OHSAA tournament

Franklin Monroe girls basketball team holds on to defeat Legacy Christian in OHSAA tournament

BROOKVILLE – Franklin Monroe let an 11-point halftime lead slip away but made a couple of big free throws late to defeat Legacy Christian Academ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Tri-Village girls basketball team defeats Jefferson 102-24 in OHSAA tournament

Tri-Village girls basketball team defeats Jefferson 102-24 in OHSAA tournament

BROOKVILLE – It has become an annual opening first round game between Tri-Village and Jefferson in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Bro...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Strong defense leads Arcanum girls basketball team past Indian Lake in OHSAA tournament

Strong defense leads Arcanum girls basketball team past Indian Lake in OHSAA tournament

PITSBURG – A team never knows how well it will do offensively on a given day. It may not get the shot opportunities that had been planned or the...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Versailles girls swim team competes at districts

Versailles girls swim team competes at districts

OXFORD – The Versailles High School girls swim team placed 29th at the Ohio High School Athletic Association district swim meet on Friday at Mia...

February 19th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Bowlin concert set Feb. 19

Elks dance to benefit research

UNION CITY, Ind. — Union City Elks No. 1534 will be holding its annual Cancer Research Dance: “Stroll Down Memory Lane for Cancer” o...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Buffet benefit to support PAWS

UNION CITY, Ohio — For great food and great fun for a great cause, join the great folks at the Union City Pizza Hut and members of PAWS Animal R...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Mercer Band coming to church

UNION CITY, Ohio — Pete Mercer Band will be ministering in music and word at the Word of Life Worship Center, 1395 Ellis Road, near here at 10:3...

February 16th, 2017 |  


The Dayton Music Collector’s Convention is Sunday

HUBER HEIGHTS — The 130th of a series of the Dayton Music Collector’s Convention will be held Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Huber Heights Knights...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Special volunteers help babies through painful opioid withdrawal

RICHMOND, Ind. — The tiniest victims of the heroin epidemic are getting a helping hand from dedicated volunteers at Reid Health.In 2015, 54 babi...

February 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Today’s Challenges: Give me enough!

In our Sunday morning Bible study we have been reading and discussing the book of Proverbs. This week we read Proverbs 30:7-8 which stuck a cord with ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: Holiday or all the days?

Have you ever wondered if we had no holidays would people be in debt? I know that is an exaggeration; however, just think about the money we spend on ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Sweet & Sassy: Going to miss Phillips

I am extremely sad. Brandon Phillips, second baseman for the Cincinnati Reds, is going to the Atlanta Braves.He is one of the main reasons I watch the...

February 18th, 2017 |  


From the commissioner’s chair

From the commissioner’s chair

I have hit 30 plus days in office and I’ve had a lot of information to absorb. During this time I have met many talented people who work for the...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Versailles News: A furry companion

My parents always had a dog and we kids loved each dog and cried our eyes out every time we lost one. We also had cats when I was young, but the cats ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


DCCA News: Erin go bragh!

Lots of people that I know have visited Ireland, and not one of them found the Emerald Isle less than wonderful! A good part of the charm and appeal i...

February 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Darke County Airport manager submits resignation

DARKE COUNTY — During its Monday regular session, the Darke County Board of Commissioners accepted a letter of resignation from Darke County Air...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Greenville home of The Maid-Rite

Greenville home of The Maid-Rite

GREENVILLE — The sandwiches sold in one of the local restaurants are well-known across the nation. Yes, it’s The Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Reporting deadline coming soon

DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) in conjunction with the Darke County EMA would like to remind Darke Co...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Goodman gives optimistic economic forecast

Goodman gives optimistic economic forecast

GREENVILLE — The new presidential administration’s effects on the economy in the coming year was the subject of discussion during the Dark...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Bank appoints Miller to executive vice president

Bank appoints Miller to executive vice president

NEWARK, Ohio — Park National Corporation (Park) has named Matthew R. Miller as its executive vice president, effective April 1, 2017. In his cur...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Sen. Beagle introduces bill to strengthen Ohio’s workforce development efforts

COLUMBUS — State Senator Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City) joined colleague State Senator Troy Balderson (R-Zanesville) Tuesday to introduce legislation...

January 31st, 2017 updated: January 31st, 2017. |  


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