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Are ‘clowns’ serious or just a joke?

Many women say Trump showed too much testosterone at debate

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Constant interruption. A condescending tone. Eye-rolling.For many women, the presidential debate between Hillary Cli...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Analysis: In debate, Clinton was prepared, Trump was Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — She was at her best. He was not at his worst.Weeks of Super Bowl-style hype aside, Monday night’s 90 minutes of heated c...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Police investigate ‘clown attack’ in Greenville

Police investigate ‘clown attack’ in Greenville

GREENVILLE — Halloween is more than a month away, yet there may (or may not) be some scary ghouls prowling the streets of The Treaty City.On Tue...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Local woman spreads awareness of rare disease

Local woman spreads awareness of rare disease

GREENVILLE —Katie Perry Loubier has taken the lead to spread awareness in the community about Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN), a painful medical disor...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Klingshirn to advocate for principals throughout state

UNION CITY, Ohio — Stephanie Klingshirn’s dedication to education has spanned 23 years, with 17 years of experience as an elementary princ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Top fire personnel put on administrative leave

Top fire personnel put on administrative leave

UNION CITY, Ohio — Three Union City, Ohio, fire personnel are on administrative leave following a theft investigation.The Village of Union City,...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


Opening night of DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals rained out

Opening night of DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals rained out

ROSSBURG – Heavy rains have canceled the opening night of the 2016 DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals presented by Allstar Performance.The events for Th...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Versailles moves up in state volleyball rankings

Versailles moves up in state volleyball rankings

COLUMBUS – Versailles moved up one spot to No. 12 this week in the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings.After being ra...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Hard work could make Ohio State’s Cameron Johnston Ray Guy winner

Hard work could make Ohio State’s Cameron Johnston Ray Guy winner

COLUMBUS – Ohio State punter Cameron Johnston is called on only a little more frequently than an umbrella in Phoenix but Urban Meyer’s big...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Versailles football team remains in OHSAA playoff position

Versailles football team remains in OHSAA playoff position

COLUMBUS – Despite suffering a loss to Marion Local last week, the Versailles football team remained in Ohio High School Athletic Association pl...

September 29th, 2016 |  


A.J. Reed’s big game carries Vanlue to victory

A.J. Reed’s big game carries Vanlue to victory

COLUMBUS (AP) — Vanlue needed every one of A.J. Reed’s 59 rushes to pull off a memorable 30-26 victory against rival Arcadia on Friday.Ree...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Versailles seeks basketball coaches

Versailles seeks basketball coaches

VERSAILLES – Versailles is seeking a seventh grade girls basketball coach and a freshmen boys basketball coach.Interested candidates should cont...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 29th, 2016. |  


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LIFE


VFW celebrating 70 years Saturday

GREENVILLE — Greenville Veterans of Forgien Wars Post 7262 is celebrating its 70th birthday on Saturday with special digital library viewing and...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Sojourner Quartet to sing Oct. 2

Sojourner Quartet to sing Oct. 2

PITSBURG — The Pitsburg Church of the Brethren will host the Sojourner Quartet on Oct. 2 at 6 pm.Sojourner Quartet is a Christian music ministry...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Oakland church invites students to youth program kickoff

BRADFORD — On October 2, Oakland Church of the Brethren will have a kick off for Sunday Night Live (SNL)for any 6th through 12th grade student.S...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Visitors Bureau earns state marketing awards

Visitors Bureau earns state marketing awards

LANCASTER, Ohio —The Darke County Visitors Bureau earned two state awards for “Excellence in Tourism Marketing” during The Ohio Asso...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Little Miss, Mr. pageant near

NEW MADISON — The Tri-Village School Fair again will sponsor the Little Miss and Mister Patriot Contest. This contest is for any boy or girl bet...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Winery plans 2-night event

VERSAILLES — The Winery at Versailles, 6572 State Route 47, is hosting its annual Farm to Table Dinner Friday and Saturday from 6-8 p.m.Seating ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Back Around the House II: Look before you speak

Back Around the House II: Look before you speak

It was a lovely day. Bill planned to be gone until after 3 p.m., helping Joe put siding on his home. I had lots of work I could do.So I called my frie...

September 28th, 2016 |  


On Neff Road: The smell of fall

On Neff Road: The smell of fall

Fall. The morning air is fresher, crisper somehow. Leaves are turning (very slowly here) and pear and apple trees are just about finished for the seas...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Virtue and Mischief: Roadkill and moral equations

Virtue and Mischief: Roadkill and moral equations

Krista and I drove home from a church-related function last week when something unexpected occurred. It was around 9 p.m. It was dark and balmy.We wer...

September 27th, 2016 |  


New Madison News: Celebration and school fair upcoming

New Madison News: Celebration and school fair upcoming

The Tri-Village high school will have its first fall homecoming and will include a clash of classes at the football field on Thursday, Oct. 4, followe...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Arcanum News: Fall fun – lots of activities in our community

Arcanum News: Fall fun – lots of activities in our community

Trivia Pursuit with Todd Moore was so much fun last year that the Arcanum VFW Post is sponsoring the event again on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. They wi...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Preacher’s Point: Why has America changed?

Preacher’s Point: Why has America changed?

Have you ever wondered why America has changed? As an example, going back to my parent’s generation divorce was rare, and sex outside of marriag...

September 25th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


10:15 pm
Updated: 10:15 pm. |    
County unemployment rates steady

The Andersons names Lombardi as Chief Information Officer

MAUMEE, OHIO — The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANDE) has appointed Anthony Lombardi as its new Chief Information Officer, reporting to John Granato,...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Public invited to learn about upcoming vote for lower electricity rates

DARKE COUNTY — Residents living in several communities within the DPL electric utility area will have an opportunity to secure lower electricity...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Little Ones store opens in downtown Greenville

Little Ones store opens in downtown Greenville

GREENVILLE — Tina Carroll’s dream came true Aug. 15, when she opened The Little Ones new and used children’s clothing and toys store...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Premier Senior Insurance holds grand opening

Premier Senior Insurance holds grand opening

GREENVILLE — A new business officially opened its doors in Downtown Greenville as Premier Senior Insurance, LLC, held a grand-opening ceremony T...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Ohio awards certification to the New Bremen Police Department for adopting standards

COLUMBUS — The New Bremen Police Department has adopted and implemented state standards established by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police A...

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


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