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2 students found unconscious in school parking lot

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PITSBURG -Two students were found unconscious and unresponsive in a car at the Franklin Monroe School parking lot Thursday morning.At approximately 7:30 a.m. the Darke County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting the unconscious two students.Darke County Sheriff’s deputies, Pitsburg Fire Department and Arcanum Rescue units responded to the scene. Upon investigation it was discovered a male and female student were overcome with carbon monoxide poisoning while sitting in a car in the school parking lot.

 

Greenville Boys and Girls Club gets new look

GREENVILLE - The Greenville Boys and Girls Club is getting a new look, as their indoor faculties now feature bright colors thanks to the painting donations of the Greenville Sherwin-Williams Branch.The project, which was performed in conjunction with National Painting Week in April, was done through the annual efforts of the Greenville branch, which chooses one lucky non-profit each year for the free face lift.The annual organizers selected the Greenville Boys and Girls ...

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Fracking foes challenge Ohio earthquake assurances

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A citizens’ group isn’t taking the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines will protect public health after earthquakes in northeast Ohio were linked to the gas drilling method of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.Youngstown-based Frackfree Mahoning Valley says the science behind the finding is suspect and new permit conditions won’t prevent future quakes.A Youngstown State University geologist affiliated with...

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Ohio state park facilities to be modernized

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio’s state parks over the next two years.The outlay headed to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources through the state capital budget is more than four times larger than average. Details were announced in Grand Lake St. Mary’s on Wednesday.Natural resources department director James Zehringer told Th...

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Speaker Boehner talks economy, healthcare to business leaders

GREENVILLE – The Darke County Chamber of Commerce held their annual State of the Nation event on Wednesday, where guests were treated to a rousing address from U.S. House Speaker and Congressman John Boehner.More than 200 guests filled Romer’s Catering on Wednesday morning to hear the Boehner’s remarks, signifying a deep interest for local business and community leaders.With a contested primary election less than two weeks away, Boehner faces an unusual...

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4 generations love riding cycles

GREENVILLE - Denver Harter, 82, of Greenville and four other male members of his family took part in the same event, a cross-country motorcycle race in Roselawn, Ind., several weekends ago.Taking part with him were his son, Bill; Bill’s son, Kyle; and Kyle and wife Sara’s sons, Hunter, 7, and Jacob, 4.“I was thrilled to ride with my grandkids for the first time,” said Denver. “I never dreamed I’d get to ride with my great-grandsons. A ...

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Recycle right this Earth Day

DARKE COUNTY - Today is Earth Day, marking the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.Sara Cullin, senior corporate communication coordinator for Rumpke Waste and Recycling, was recently in town and offered to provide some tips on recycling right.“You already know recycling is an easy way to ‘be green,’ “Cullin said. “Recycling conserves natural resources, landfill space and even energy. But ...

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Top performers headlined fairs past

DARKE COUNTY – This year’s Darke County Fair concert announcement marks one more act in a long series of high caliber performers.Ranging from classic rock, country, oldies and pop music, the fair never fails to deliver a stellar Sunday night show.In 2012, the Darke County Agricultural Society announced in December that Montgomery Gentry and Florida Georgia Line would headline 2013’s fair.The show was so popular that it took less than four mon...

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