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1,500 runners compete at Treaty City Invitational

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GREENVILLE – Greenville was host to 1,500 cross country runners for the running of the Treaty City Invitational cross country meet on Saturday morning.“Good turnout … good weather. We have 1,500 that we will have lined up by the end of the day,” Race Director Ed Porter said. “The varsity course is 3.1 (miles). It’s a 5K and then the junior high is 2 (miles).”Ten events made up the invitational with a race starting every 30 minutes with the firing of the cannon.

 

Ackley homers, 4 RBIs sent Mariners over Nationals

SEATTLE (AP) — It might have been quite a long block for Dustin Ackley, but it appears he has finally turned the corner.Ackley homered and drove in four runs and the Seattle Mariners averted a three-game sweep, overcoming a pair of home runs by Bryce Harper to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 Sunday.“He was the best college hitter in the (2009) draft,” Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said of Ackley. “Sometimes it just takes time.”...

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Arcanum volleyball finishes 2nd in 8-team tournament

BRADFORD — Newton beat Arcanum to win an eight-team varsity volleyball tournament on Saturday at Bradford.Cross County Conference members Ansonia, Arcanum, Bradford, Franklin Monroe, Mississinawa Valley, Newton, Tri-County North and Tri-Village in the non-conference tournament.In the first round Franklin Monroe beat Tri-County North 25-14, 25-15. Arcanum beat Bradford 25-15, 25-17. Mississinawa Valley beat Ansonia 25-21, 25-20. Newton beat Tri-Village 25-12, 25-11....

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Parents reach 68-year milestone

My parents, Lee and Bea Moody, will be observing their 68th wedding anniversary on Friday.They met at the Darke County Fair and that relationship blossomed into what I would call one of the perfect marriages. But, I am prejudiced.I don’t know which year they met, but do know that their wedding day was Sept. 5, 1946. The most important thing is that they were my parents and gave me and my siblings...

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City park to get new peafowl pen

GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Park is expected to get a new peafowl pen soon - and it won’t cost taxpayers a dime.Ryan Carpe, peacock subcommittee chair for the Greenville City Park Board said the new facility, that will be about twice the size of the one now, will be built with donations. The total project cost is around $40,000.“I think it will be a fantastic addition to our already beautiful park,” said Carpe.Carpe said not only will th...

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Blake Matthew Riffle

Age: 6Birthday: Sept. 1, 2008Parents: Josh and Ashley Riffle of GreenvilleGrandparents: Scott and Cindy Riffle of Greenville and Dale and Mary Karn of PiquaGreat-grandfather: Dale Riffle of Greenville

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Yorks celebrate

SIDNEY - Donald and Patricia York, formerly of Brookville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 23.They have one child, Reid of Noblesville, Indiana, and one grandchild, Ryan. Reid is married to the former Jill Zechar of Greenville.Their celebration was held in the Brick Room of the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville. Everyone enjoyed a buffet luncheon with Dale Royer providing the entertainment.The Yorks now live in Sidney.

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Arcanum runs wild in opener

ARCANUM – The Arcanum Trojans used solid play on both sides of the ball to defeat the visiting Northridge Johnstown Vikings 38-14 on Friday night.“I’m really proud of the kids’ heart and effort,” Arcanum head football coach TJ Powers said. “That first half we just played lights out.”The Vikings went to the air on their opening drive, picking up the game’s initial first down on a third-and-10 play.Arcanum’s ...

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Lady Wave lose 3-0 at Eaton

EATON — The Greenville girls soccer team lost to Eaton 3-0 Saturday.Eaton led 1-0 on a goal by Hannah Paulus 18:24 left in the first half. Kristi Floyd added a pair of second half goals for Eaton at the 20:21 mark and again with 6:24 left.Greenville fell to 0-4 on the season with the loss.

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Eaton rallies to beat Greenville

EATON — For the better part of three-plus quarters Friday night, Greenville looked as if it was going to spoil the homecoming of legendary coach Jack Harbaugh’s return to Eaton.Instead, the Green Wave left with a stunning 34-28 setback, which also included an injury to starting quarterback Clay Guillozet late in the fourth quarter.The game was delayed near the end of the third quarter, with Greenville leading 28-20, for nearly 90 minutes due to lightning in t...

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Wusik-Anderson

GREENVILLE - Kenneth and Carolyn Anderson of Greenville announce the engagement of their son, Michael Anderson, to Jane Wusik, daughter of Mark and Regina Wusik of Crown Point, Indiana.The future bride, a 1996 graduate of Crown Point High School, graduated with a bachelor of arts in psychology and a master’s of science in education from Purdue University. She is the program director for NECCO, a social services company located in Cincinnati.The future groom, a 1991...

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Ethan Wilker

Age: 7Birthday: Sept. 5, 2007Parents: Travis and Carolyn Wilker, North StarGrandparents: Bill and Marlene Wilker, North Star, Dave and Jeanne Koch, Tipp City, and Larry and Christy Shanklin, New CarlisleGreat-grandparents: Martin Wilker, Montezuma, Ed and Barb Koch, Hilliard, and Esther Kramer, Troy

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What time is it?

We can always tell when the first snow is coming. We don’t know the day or the hour, but as the temperature slowly descends, the leaves fall from the trees, the sun rises later and sets sooner, the afternoon breeze is no longer a comfort from the heat, but a deliverer of the cold air; we know that the time is ripe for that first snowflake to fall.This is a good example of how the Bible describes the return of Jesus Christ. We don’t know the day nor the hour, but we can ...

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Classmates gather

Class reunion

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Owen Alexander Long

Age: 3Birthday: Aug. 20, 2011Parents: Lisa and Scott Long of HilliardGrandparents: Nina and the late Philip Leibfacher, Palestine, and Bob and Ruth Long, Morris Township, New JerseyLate great-grandparents: Kurt and Martha Leibfacher, Dayton, Zean and Louise Teaford, Palestine, Edward and Ann Long, Morristown (New Jersey), Albert and Margery Musson, Morristown (New Jersey)

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Elizabeth Nian Long

Age: 6Birthday: Sept. 6, 2008Parents: Lisa and Scott Long of HilliardGrandparents: Nina and the late Philip Leibfacher, Palestine, and Bob and Ruth Long, Morris Township, New JerseyLate great-grandparents: Kurt and Martha Leibfacher, Dayton, Zean and Louise Teaford, Palestine, Edward and Ann Long, Morristown (New Jersey), Albert and Margery Musson, Morristown (New Jersey)

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Follow that dream

Wow! The past days have been so hot and humid for most of us. On these hot and steamy days … the treat of choice for many of us is ICE CREAM!!I can remember as a child, growing up in Ironton, Ohio, the thrill of hearing the melodic music of the ice cream truck coming down the street! I would run into my house and beg my mom for a dime … rush out the door and chase the ice cream truck through my neighborhood in order to get my favorite treat … a Dreamsicle! Remembe...

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