NEWS


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County gets $500K for MARCS tower

DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Board of Commissioners received welcome news, learning that it will receive a $500,000 grant from the state to b...

July 25th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: By the Numbers from the Democratic National Convention

DNC 2016: By the Numbers from the Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA — By the numbers from the Democratic National Convention:• U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, told the Pennsylvania Delegation Mond...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Senatorial candidate Katie McGinty to address the DNC on Thursday

Senatorial candidate Katie McGinty to address the DNC on Thursday

PHILADELPHIA — Democrat Katie McGinty scored a prime speaking spot — she will address the Democratic National Convention on Thursday eveni...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Hillary Clinton will be in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 15

Hillary Clinton will be in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 15

PHILADELPHIA — The 2016 Democratic National Convention was barely underway when the Pennsylvania Delegation heard a major announcement.Hillary C...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


GOP will name Mayor Bowers’ replacement

GREENVILLE — With the news that Greenville Mayor Mike Bowers is moving on to take a position with the Community Improvement Corporation of Darke...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Greenville school board accepts Bemus resignation

Greenville school board accepts Bemus resignation

GREENVILLE — The Greenville City School District is saying “Goodbye” to its assistant superintendent.Laura Bemus, who has been in th...

July 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Drivers practice for NASCAR Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway

Drivers practice for NASCAR Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG – Eldora Speedway kicked off its NASCAR Truck Series festivities on Tuesday.Along with the trucks, Eldora had modified car hot laps, he...

July 20th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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 |  


Chelsea Whirledge to be featured with the Greenville Municipal Jazz Band

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Municipal Jazz Band will continue the Summer Concerts in the Park this Sunday, July 24 at 7 p.m. at the Marling Band Shell...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Local artists wanted for First Friday event

Local artists wanted for First Friday event

GREENVILLE — Artisan Stroll is the theme for Main Street Greenville’s First Friday event held in August. The event has everything to do wi...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Red Cross offers safety tips for the extreme heat dome covering the area

DARKE COUNTY — Heat-related incidents and illness are preventable, yet annually many people succumb to extreme heat. Extreme heat, in fact, kill...

July 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


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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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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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