NEWS


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DNC:

Clinton seeks help from Ohio elected women to boost campaign

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Once she clinches the Democratic presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton will turn to Ohio female elected officials to he...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Fornshil, Steen sentenced

Fornshil, Steen sentenced

GREENVILLE — On Monday, Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan Hein sentenced Deborah Fornshil to 60 months community control for drug t...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Light Foundation presents scholarships to Darke County students

Light Foundation presents scholarships to Darke County students

GREENVILLE – Four Darke County students received $1,000 scholarships from the Light Foundation on Monday afternoon.Arcanum graduate Elizabeth Ri...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Headstart now accepting students

DARKE COUNTY — The Kids Learning Place is continuing enrollment for the Head Start preschool program for Fall of 2016, call before it is too lat...

July 25th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Trumka: Jobs, fair wages ‘key for prosperity’

DNC 2016: Trumka: Jobs, fair wages ‘key for prosperity’

PHILADELPHIA — Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, addressed the Pennsylvania Delegation Monday to talk about jobs and equal pay and fair ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Sen. Casey: National, economic security critical in race for the White House

DNC 2016: Sen. Casey: National, economic security critical in race for the White House

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said security is a major issue in the race for the White House — economic security and national securit...

July 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Greenville football team concludes summer camp with 7-on-7 scrimmage at Celina

Greenville football team concludes summer camp with 7-on-7 scrimmage at Celina

CELINA – The Greenville football team concluded the July portion of its preseason schedule on Friday in a seven-on-seven passing scrimmage at Ce...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Ansonia, Arcanum and Tri-Village football teams see progress in final 7-on-7 scrimmage

Ansonia, Arcanum and Tri-Village football teams see progress in final 7-on-7 scrimmage

ARCANUM – Ansonia, Arcanum and Tri-Village all saw progress from their football teams as they wrapped up the seven-on-seven portion of the prese...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Crews take extra precautions for NASCAR truck race at Eldora Speedway

Crews take extra precautions for NASCAR truck race at Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG – Matt Crafton, the No. 88 Menard’s driver, took a little bit longer to get his truck ready for the switch from asphalt to dirt f...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Kyle Larson wins Dirt Derby NASCAR truck race at Eldora Speedway

Kyle Larson wins Dirt Derby NASCAR truck race at Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG – Kyle Larson overcame a flat tire and a penalty that put him down a lap to win the fourth annual Aspen Dental Dirt Derby NASCAR Campin...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Light Foundation campers leave their mark in Darke County

Light Foundation campers leave their mark in Darke County

DARKE COUNTY – When Matt Light brings boys into Darke County from across the United States for the Light Foundation’s leadership camp, he ...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Eldora Speedway sets Guinness World Record for the largest game of heads or tails

Eldora Speedway sets Guinness World Record for the largest game of heads or tails

ROSSBURG – It’s already home to NASCAR’s only dirt track race, but Tony Stewart and the Eldora Speedway officials still are finding ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


Last “Family Fun Day” at library

Last “Family Fun Day” at library

GREENVILLE - The last “Family Fun Day” of the summer is Wednesday, July 27 at 11 a.m. on the lawn at the Greenville Public Library.“...

July 25th, 2016 |  


‘Drying Foods’ program to be held at the library

‘Drying Foods’ program to be held at the library

GREENVILLE — Summer is the time of year to enjoy all the delicious fresh fruits and vegetables that ripen in the hot sun. Learn to preserve both...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Greenville TCC store to donate backpacks Saturday

GREENVILLE – Young students in Greenville will soon benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign. TCC, the largest Verizon Authorized Reta...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Cookout set for first responders

GREENVILLE — Person Centered Services (PCS), formerly Wayne Industries, will be saluting first responders with a cook-out lunch at noon on July ...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Dr. Studebaker to speak at PERI luncheon

GREENVILLE - Dr. John P. Studebaker, M.S., M.D. and Certified Holistic Specialist, will be the guest speaker at the Public Employee Retirees (PERI) lu...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


3:02 am |    
I Believe…
Sweet & Sassy: Patriarch will be missed by many

Sweet & Sassy: Patriarch will be missed by many

As I write this column [late evening Wednesday, July 20], I tearfully announce that my father, Lee Junior Moody, passed away four hours ago. He is the...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Suffering has its rewards

Suffering has its rewards

Recently I visited a wonderful woman in the Versailles Health Care Center. In the course of our conversation she told me she and a good friend like to...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 24th, 2016. |  


Where the Election stands

Where the Election stands

The next few weeks in politics are a little like the All-Star break in baseball. With the Republican and Democratic national conventions upon us, it&#...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Help is on the way in fight against addiction

Help is on the way in fight against addiction

About once a month, I have a teletownhall—a big conference call with tens of thousands of people from across our state to take their questions a...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Gardener’s Whole Nine Yards

Gardener’s Whole Nine Yards

The Darke County Association of Garden Clubs was formed in 1952 where flower shows began in the current Fine Arts building with one show being held on...

July 21st, 2016 |  


True patriots won’t touch him

Editor:We must ask ourselves, what sort of creature is Donald Trump really? Seldom if ever was a presidential candidate so plainly out of sync with th...

July 20th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Business opens at -260°F
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Updated: 11:30 pm. |    
Local Co. coloring light bulbs to honor America’s vets
Business opens at -260°F

Business opens at -260°F

DAYTON — Sidney native Mark Miller, of Versailles, says he’s a tropical kind of guy. That’s why he hasn’t yet visited the home...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Neff Health Fair deemed a success

Neff Health Fair deemed a success

GREENVILLE — Neff Motivation, Inc. held its 13th annual Health Fair at Paw’s Bingo in Greenville. This year’s theme was “Looki...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Shop named Business of Month

UNION CITY, Ohio — Union City Indiana-Ohio Chamber of Commerce has announced the Business of the Month for July is The Little Shop of Many Thing...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Hanes named Edison VP

Hanes named Edison VP

PIQUA — Edison State Community College has named Rick Hanes as vice president of business and community partnerships.In her announcement to the ...

July 8th, 2016 |  


New report shows competitive Ohio Insurance Marketplace

COLUMBUS – A new report illustrates a competitive Ohio property and casualty insurance marketplace that is benefiting consumers with lower than ...

July 7th, 2016 |  


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