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Light Foundation hosts open house at Chenoweth Trails
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Wild animals are not pets

Sheriff warns motorists during weekend’s Trash Bash

DARKE COUNTY — Darke County Sheriff Toby L. Spencer and the Darke County Solid Waste Management District Director Krista Fourman would like to a...

April 20th, 2017 |  


National Day of Prayer in Greenville May 4

National Day of Prayer in Greenville May 4

Mayor Steve Willman (shown, front, with Pastors Doug Klinsing, Jim Morehouse and Dale Boeger) signed a proclamation Thursday declaring May 4, as ̶...

April 20th, 2017 |  


RadioShack, rue21 in Greenville to close

RadioShack, rue21 in Greenville to close

GREENVILLE — Two local retailers will be closing their doors for good.Electronics retailer RadioShack, 535 Wagner Avenue, and rue21, 1397 Wagner...

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


Council asked to consider installation of Welcome Center kiosk

Council asked to consider installation of Welcome Center kiosk

GREENVILLE — At its Tuesday night meeting, Greenville City Council heard a proposal from the Darke County Visitors Bureau and Main Street Greenv...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Arcanum-Butler students teach school board about rhythm

Arcanum-Butler students teach school board about rhythm

ARCANUM — An Arcanum-Butler School Board of Education Meeting kicked off a little differently, Thursday, April 13.Some of Arcanum-Butler’s...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Kiwanis’ Aktion Club promotes autism awareness

Kiwanis’ Aktion Club promotes autism awareness

GREENVILLE — The public has been asked to join Greenville Kiwanis Aktion Club (a service leadership program comprised of 42 adults with disabili...

April 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Newton’s Rhett Gipe commits to play college baseball at Northwood University

Newton’s Rhett Gipe commits to play college baseball at Northwood University

PLEASANT HILL – Darke County resident Rhett Gipe committed to play college baseball at Northwood University.Gipe is a four-year starter for the ...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Versailles baseball team shut out by Anna

Versailles baseball team shut out by Anna

VERSAILLES – The Versailles baseball team was shut out in a 3-0 loss to Anna on Saturday.Anna scored one run in the fourth inning and two in the...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Versailles baseball team loses to Russia

Versailles baseball team loses to Russia

VERSAILLES – The Versailles baseball team lost 5-3 to Russia on Friday.Versailles scored the game’s first run in the bottom half of the fi...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Bradford baseball team loses to Jackson Center

Bradford baseball team loses to Jackson Center

BRADFORD – Jackson Center scored three runs in the seventh inning Friday night to defeat the Bradford baseball team 6-5.Jackson Center scored th...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Tri-Village baseball team defeats Dayton Christian

Tri-Village baseball team defeats Dayton Christian

NEW MADISON – The Tri-Village baseball team beat Dayton Christian 7-6 on Friday in New Madison.Dayton Christian scored two runs in the first inn...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Versailles softball team run rules Anna

Versailles softball team run rules Anna

ANNA – The Versailles softball team run ruled Anna 21-0 in five innings on Friday.Versailles scored four runs in the second inning, 10 in the th...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Get ‘5K Fit’ with Darke County Parks

Get ‘5K Fit’ with Darke County Parks

DARKE COUNTY — Have you always wanted to try a 5K but never got around to it? Are you tired of those holiday pounds sticking around? Do you just...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Library to host program on injured, orphaned wildlife

Library to host program on injured, orphaned wildlife

GREENVILLE — Naturalist Kathi McQueen from the Darke County Park District returns with a very interesting and educational program at the Greenvi...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Tri-Village Elementary accepting Kindergarten registrations

NEW MADISON — Tri Village Elementary School is currently registering kindergarten students for the 2017-2018 school year. Registration packets a...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Spring Hiking Adventure for April Park P.A.L.S.

Spring Hiking Adventure for April Park P.A.L.S.

DARKE COUNTY — Darke County Park District invites children in kindergarten through 2nd grade to join them on Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to ...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Lydia Schauer Foundation donates to Darke Co. Animal Shelter

Lydia Schauer Foundation donates to Darke Co. Animal Shelter

GREENVILLE — The Darke County Friends of the Shelter would like to extend its thanks to the Lydia Schauer Foundation for its donation toward pai...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Garst Museum awards Dick Brown its Heritage Award

Garst Museum awards Dick Brown its Heritage Award

GREENVILLE — Established in 2004, the Darke County Historical Society’s Heritage Award was created to recognize outstanding citizens or or...

April 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Clearing the fence row and trimming back overhanging branches

Clearing the fence row and trimming back overhanging branches

The weather is finally beginning to cooperate and we are beginning to get in the fields. As farmers enter the fields this spring they will find that, ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Versailles News: Great things happening

Versailles News: Great things happening

Versailles is truly a community of concerned citizens, with thriving churches, meaningful organizations, dedicated professionals, and ardent volunteer...

April 21st, 2017 |  


DCCA News: Feelin’ so good

DCCA News: Feelin’ so good

We all know what feelin’ blue means; getting the blues is synonymous with being melancholy, unhappy, miserable. So why does the news that Darke ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Amish Cook: Easter Sunday a special time of year

Amish Cook: Easter Sunday a special time of year

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and Savior.Early on Easter Sunday morning I...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Commissioner’s Corner – March

Commissioner’s Corner – March

March has been a busy month in the Commissioner’s office. We have been busy with all kinds of things from working on grants, to FFA banquets, me...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: Good pets to good folks

Back Around the House II: Good pets to good folks

One morning last week I found myself on my pre-retirement work day schedule — up early and alone. Bill had gone off with son Joe for the day.It ...

April 19th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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RadioShack, rue21 in Greenville to close
Nature’s Heart Yoga studio offers larger class space

Nature’s Heart Yoga studio offers larger class space

GREENVILLE — A local yoga studio will now have more room for its students and teachers to stretch, meditate and unwind.Nature’s Heart Yoga...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Something completely different at McDonald’s: Fresh beef

NEW YORK (AP) — Coming soon to McDonald’s: Fresh beef.The fast food giant said Thursday that it will swap frozen beef patties for fresh on...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Ohio unemployment rose 0.1% in February

Ohio unemployment rose 0.1% in February

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February 2017, up from 5.0 percent in January 2017 according to the Ohio Department...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Ivy League celebrates 10th anniversary in downtown Greenville

Ivy League celebrates 10th anniversary in downtown Greenville

GREENVILLE — Katie Gabbard, owner of the Ivy League at 517 S. Broadway, was surprised the first day of spring.“My shop girls found out tha...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Casey’s General Stores opens up another location in Ansonia

Casey’s General Stores opens up another location in Ansonia

ANSONIA — Casey’s General Stores, Inc. made company history on March 9 as it opened its first Ohio location in Cridersville, and will now ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Portman, Stabenow, Brown introduce bill to support U.S. manufacturers, promote more American jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced legislation – the Promoting Mo...

March 29th, 2017 |  


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