NEWS


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Memories are forever
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Benefit for students helps fund class trips
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America remembers Pearl Harbor attack
Fair hires head caretaker

Fair hires head caretaker

DARKE COUNTY — The Directors for the Darke County Agricultural Society announced that Robert Johnston has been hired as the new head caretaker o...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Seniors citizens treated to lunch at Arcanum Schools

Seniors citizens treated to lunch at Arcanum Schools

ARCANUM — Arcanum Schools treated approximately 110 seniors at its fourth annual Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday afternoon.Marge Alex...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Sheriff see recent spike in overdoses

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the recent rise in heroin overdoses to see what is causing the spike in ...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Ohio’s top court says police dashcam video is public record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Video footage from police cruiser dashcams is a public record that, with some exceptions, should be promptly released upon...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Special night at the museum

VERSAILLES — With tidings of comfort and joy, Versailles Area Museum invites the public to celebrate the joy of the season with a special evenin...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Trump not saying what he’ll do about Dakota Access pipeline

CANNON BALL, N.D. — Industry leaders are urging President-elect Donald Trump to make approval of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline a ̶...

December 5th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Mississinawa Valley girls basketball team defeats Fairlawn

Mississinawa Valley girls basketball team defeats Fairlawn

SIDNEY – The Mississinawa Valley girls basketball team beat Fairlawn 42-40 on Tuesday for its first win of the season.Mississinawa Valley traile...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Mississinawa Valley girls basketball team loses to Newton

Mississinawa Valley girls basketball team loses to Newton

PLEASANT HILL – The Mississinawa Valley girls basketball team lost 59-27 to Newton in a Cross County Conference game.Newton outscored Mississina...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Mississinawa Valley 8th grade boys basketball team defeats Newton

Mississinawa Valley 8th grade boys basketball team defeats Newton

UNION CITY – The Mississinawa Valley eighth grade boys basketball team beat Newton, the defending Cross County Conference champion, 43-41 in dou...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Arcanum girls basketball team falls short at Covington

Arcanum girls basketball team falls short at Covington

COVINGTON – Arcanum’s comeback attempt fell short as the Lady Trojans lost 42-39 to Covington in a Cross County Conference girls basketbal...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Versailles wrestling team dominates Covington

Versailles wrestling team dominates Covington

VERSAILLES – The Versailles wrestling team dominated Covington on Tuesday, defeating the Buccaneers in 13 of the 14 matches in the Tigers’...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Versailles boys swim team places 3rd at Celina Sprint Meet

Versailles boys swim team places 3rd at Celina Sprint Meet

PORTLAND, Ind. – The Versailles High School boys team placed third out of 18 teams at the Celina Sprint Swim Meet on Saturday at Jay County High...

December 6th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Get physical this winter
Senior behavioral unit under construction at hospital

Senior behavioral unit under construction at hospital

GREENVILLE — After completing and poring over findings in a community health needs assessment, to determine ways to address issues in this area,...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Wrap up the year with family-friendly December activities

COLUMBUS — December is the perfect opportunity to enjoy spending time with family and friends at Ohio State Parks and Ohio State Nature Preserve...

December 1st, 2016 |  


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 |  


Park to host ‘Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland’

Park to host ‘Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland’

DARKE COUNTY — This holiday season join Darke County Parks for an evening stroll “Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland” Saturday, De...

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 |  


OPINION


Neff Road: Snapshot memories

Neff Road: Snapshot memories

Hurry, grab the camera! Snapshot! Snapshot of yesterday. Snapshot for the future. Snapshot of moment, memories, dreams. Snapshot!We sat on the floor n...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Virtue & Mischief: It’s coming back to me now

Virtue & Mischief: It’s coming back to me now

When I was growing up, I incurred my father’s wrath on perhaps half a dozen occasions. Most of those incidents involved accidents borne of stupi...

December 6th, 2016 |  


New Madison News: The spirit of the season

Easy to get lost in the commercials and hectic pace of December. But even with the gift lists and special events we can find the real meaning of the s...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Arcanum News: Once again the holiday season is here

Arcanum News: Once again the holiday season is here

Once again the holiday season is here. It is that time of year that we all celebrate by going shopping.According to the commercials on TV, this is how...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Preacher’s Point: The measure of a man

Preacher’s Point: The measure of a man

Everyone should know the list of things in which he or she need improvement. You know those areas of life, which on a scale of 1 to 10 you rate a 1 or...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Today’s Challenges: Social media – to friend or unfreind… that is the question!

Today’s Challenges: Social media – to friend or unfreind… that is the question!

Several years back our kids encouraged us to become involved in Facebook (to keep up with what was going on in their lives and see pictures of the gra...

December 4th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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First friday brings a crowd
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Workers protest for wages

Get Started: Workers may get raises after overtime ruling

Employees at some small businesses can still expect changes in their pay or work hours starting Thursday, even though a federal judge has blocked the ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Thrifty shopping for the holidays

Thrifty shopping for the holidays

GREENVILLE - Holiday shopping deals can bring a long-awaited joy and excitement to many Darke County shoppers.However, without financial stability man...

November 28th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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