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Graduate student aims at lofty goals for honoring John Glenn

COLUMBUS — A graduate student from suburban New York has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors for the late astronaut Joh...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Grand Jury activity

DARKE COUNTY — R. Kelly Ormsby, III, Prosecuting Attorney, released the following report on Grand Jury activity recently conducted by the Prosec...

January 17th, 2017 |  


School board begins plans for phase one of track

School board begins plans for phase one of track

GREENVILLE — Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich proclaimed January 2017 School Board Recognition Month in the state. During the Thursday, Jan. 12 Greenvil...

January 16th, 2017 |  


The Andersons to exit retail business

MAUMEE, Ohio — The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANDE) announced Monday its plans to exit the retail business and close its remaining four retail stor...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Nowhere left to run away to: The final days of the circus

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Goodbye to death-defying feats — daring young men (and women) on the flying trapeze, whip-wielding lion tamers, huma...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Students learn the gift of forgiveness

Students learn the gift of forgiveness

GREENVILLE – On Wednesday, Jan. 11, 14 second-grade students received the sacrament of Reconciliation, for the first time, at St. Mary’s C...

January 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Greenville bowlers split with Tippecanoe

Greenville bowlers split with Tippecanoe

TROY – The Greenville bowlers rolled into Troy and split with the Tippecanoe Red Devils Wednesday afternoon at the Troy Bowling Center.A crowd o...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Military members to receive free admission to game at Franklin Monroe

Military members to receive free admission to game at Franklin Monroe

PITSBURG – All current and former military members with a military ID will be admitted free to the Franklin Monroe vs. Bradford boys basketball ...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


OHSAA baseball pitch count regulation approved for 2017

OHSAA baseball pitch count regulation approved for 2017

COLUMBUS – Details for a nationally-mandated pitch count restriction in high school baseball were approved Thursday by the Ohio High School Athl...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Franklin Monroe reschedules junior high girls basketball game with Troy Christian

Franklin Monroe reschedules junior high girls basketball game with Troy Christian

PITSBURG – Franklin Monroe has rescheduled its junior high girls basketball game against Troy Christian.The game, which was canceled Jan. 14, ha...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Donation allows free admission to military for Mississinawa Valley-Arcanum basketball game

Donation allows free admission to military for Mississinawa Valley-Arcanum basketball game

UNION CITY – Thanks to a second donation all military members with proper identification will be admitted to Friday’s boys basketball game...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Greenville to celebrate a Military Appreciation Night

Greenville to celebrate a Military Appreciation Night

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Athletic Department will sponsor a Military Appreciation Night on Friday during the home boys basketball game agains...

January 19th, 2017 |  


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Optometrist joins Family Health

Optometrist joins Family Health

GREENVILLE — Family Health has announced that on Jan. 3, 2017, Dr. Lindsey King joined its practice.King joins Dr. Robert McLear and Dr. Krista ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Back Around the House II: Checking the ‘in or out’ list

Back Around the House II: Checking the ‘in or out’ list

I was scanning the Home Life section of a newspaper when a headline caught my eye. “Is Your Home Style In or Out?”Normally I would never t...

January 18th, 2017 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: Beyond the greasepaint

A Grandparent’s Voice: Beyond the greasepaint

“Clowns are pegs on which the circus is hung.” - P. T. Barnum.We walked down Clown Alley after the circus performance. Trunks scattered th...

January 18th, 2017 |  


New Madison News: There are things to do

New Madison News: There are things to do

This is the time of year when a day can be filled with little tasks that have slipped to the back of our lists. Rain, wind, snow and sleet slip in and...

January 17th, 2017 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


County, Erwins seek EPA intervention

DARKE COUNTY — A letter sent to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contends that the City of Greenville is holding the Erwin Bros. f...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Well-wishers bid Second National’s Badgett farewell

Well-wishers bid Second National’s Badgett farewell

GREENVILLE — Current and former customers of Second National Bank (SNB), as well as the general public, were invited to send Steve Badgett off i...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


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 |  


Melody Line entertains BPW

Melody Line entertains BPW

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Club held their monthly meeting December 8 at the Brethren Retiremen...

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 |  


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