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Fatal Addiction: Heroin awareness event allowed public to share their stories

Fatal Addiction: Heroin awareness event allowed public to share their stories

ARCANUM — The Family of God Ministries, in Arcanum, in conjunction with “Speaking Out Against Heroin,” sponsored a public awareness ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Darke County Commissioners sign resolution to protect Medicaid sales tax revenues

GREENVILLE — During Monday’s Darke County Board of Commissioner’s Meeting, Commissioners approved resolution R-66-2017 urging State ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Farmer’s request tabled at Union City Council meeting

UNION CITY, Ohio — Union City Village Council tabled an issue brought forth by farmer Scott Nieport for the next meeting.At the last meeting, Ni...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Man charged with murder of 2 year old

Man charged with murder of 2 year old

RANDOLPH COUNTY, Ind. — The Randolph County Sheriff’s and the Lynn Police departments are investigating the death of two-year-old child. O...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Boston Marathon runners have local ties with Greenville

Boston Marathon runners have local ties with Greenville

OXNARD, Calif. — Joshua and Lori (Hamilton) Sharp, married since 2008, have qualified and will be running in this year’s Boston Marathon.J...

March 21st, 2017 |  


College Credit Plus saves on college expenses

College Credit Plus saves on college expenses

GREENVILLE — The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) College Credit Plus (CCP) process deadline for 2017-18 is April 1.CCP gives students in 7th ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Greenville wrestler Jacob Mikesell earns special mention honors from GWOC

Greenville wrestler Jacob Mikesell earns special mention honors from GWOC

GREENVILLE – Greenville’s Jacob Mikesell made the Greater Western Ohio Conference’s American League Special mention team for the 201...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Versailles boys basketball team’s Justin Ahrens, Travis Swank earn highest honors from AP

Versailles boys basketball team’s Justin Ahrens, Travis Swank earn highest honors from AP

COLUMBUS – Versailles’ Justin Ahrens and Travis Swank received the state’s top honors in Division III from the Associated Press for ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Little Eldora springs into action April 2

Little Eldora springs into action April 2

ROSSBURG – With entrants ranging in age from 4 to 74, Little Eldora Speedway will kick off its 2017 once-a-month go-kart racing season April 2.T...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Westerville South’s Kaleb Wesson named AP Mr. Basketball

Westerville South’s Kaleb Wesson named AP Mr. Basketball

COLUMBUS (AP) — Kaleb Wesson accomplished much in his four seasons at Westerville South, from playing alongside his brother and winning a state ...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


The Light Foundation readies for its 9th annual Youth Wild Turkey Hunt

The Light Foundation readies for its 9th annual Youth Wild Turkey Hunt

GREENVILLE – The Light Foundation, a nonprofit founded in 2001 by three-time Super Bowl champion and Greenville native Matt Light, is gearing up...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Versailles’ Justin Ahrens, Travis Swank earns top MAC boys basketball honors

Versailles’ Justin Ahrens, Travis Swank earns top MAC boys basketball honors

VERSAILLES – Versailles junior Justin Ahrens was named the Midwest Athletic Conference’s boys basketball player of the year and Versailles...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Versailles EMS recognizes seven who saved Doug Bruns’ life

Versailles EMS recognizes seven who saved Doug Bruns’ life

VERSAILLES — Versailles Area Rescue honored seven individuals who were responsible for saving a man’s life at the Versailles Y on Feb. 6 t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Local church hosting global bible teaching simulcast

GREENVILLE — LifeWay Christian Resources and Going Beyond ministries are partnering to simulcast Bible teacher and best-selling author Priscilla...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Vanilla Castle Bakery issues a voluntary recall

BALTIC, Ohio — Vanilla Castle Bakery in Baltic, Ohio is voluntarily recalling its snickerdoodle cookies (16 oz. tray), snickerdoodle whoopie pie...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


‘Art at the Mill’ opens new season

‘Art at the Mill’ opens new season

GREENVILLE — “Art at the Mill” opens a new season of exhibits at Historic Bear’s Mill’s Clark Gallery on Friday, March 3...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Darke County Park District Park P.A.L.S. to explore the natural play zone

Darke County Park District Park P.A.L.S. to explore the natural play zone

GREENVILLE — Darke County Park District invites children in kindergarten through second grade to join them on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


St. Mary’s News: School testing complete

St. Mary’s News: School testing complete

I am one happy woman. As of today all my students have completed their IOWA and CogAt tests. Most of the school-wide testing was during the second wee...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Caring for those who care for our veterans

Caring for those who care for our veterans

One of my most sacred jobs as your senator is standing up for the men and women who served our country in uniform, and the loved ones who support them...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


The Amish Cook: Fire destroys Amish home near Gloria

The Amish Cook: Fire destroys Amish home near Gloria

Yesterday was one of those days that leave a person absolutely weary and exhausted.It all began a little after 5 a.m. I was sound asleep when I receiv...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


BCI brings Science to Ohio’s Elementary schools

BCI brings Science to Ohio’s Elementary schools

Through the BCI (Bureau of Criminal Investigation) Science School, fourth graders across Ohio are learning some of the behind-the-scenes skills used t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: Learning to like spectator sports

Back Around the House II: Learning to like spectator sports

As folks who know me are well aware, I am not a real sports fan. In fact, I’m not even particularly enthusiastic about sports unless one of my g...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


On Neff Road: I am a visitor

On Neff Road: I am a visitor

At only 3 years old, she could capture a heart and hold it forever. A sweet little thing with a winning smile and a connection to the earth and its cr...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Spirit Medical awarded contract with Union County

LIBERTY, Ind. — Spirit Medical Transport, LLC, is coming to Union County.During a recent meeting, Union County commissioners voted unanimously t...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Attorney General DeWine announces updates of ‘Yellow Book’ Sunshine Law training videos

COLUMBUS— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine released the 2017 edition of Ohio Sunshine Laws: An Open Government Resource Manual, along with a co...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Portman, Brown request applications for judicial vacancies

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) began accepting applications to fill the vacancies on the U.S. Dist...

March 15th, 2017 |  


More than 29,000 Walmart associates in Ohio receive share of $157 million in cash bonuses

Staff reportCOLUMBUS — Walmart is announcing that more than 850,000 Walmart associates in the U.S., including 3,400 in the Dayton area, that inc...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Staffmark wins awards for superior service

CINCINNATI — Staffmark, a leading staffing company, announced it has won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for pro...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Harbor Freight to open Greenville location

GREENVILLE — Harbor Freight Tools USA, Inc., a California-based retailer, will soon open a location in Greenville.The announcement of a lease si...

March 13th, 2017 |  


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