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Meth bust yields 3 arrests

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ARCANUM -Three people were arrested Monday after law enforcement officers caught them trafficking Meth.The Darke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, along with Darke County deputies and the Arcanum Police, conducted two separate meth buy/bust operations. The first such operation occurred at 6825 State Route 722, where Patricia Mullins, 41 of Lewisburg was taken into custody without incident. A short time later at 2494 U.S. Route 127, Ashley Bowling, 28 of Dayton and Christopher Johnson, 48 of Eaton, were taken into custody without incident subsequent to a second buy/bust operation. All three of the suspects are currently being housed at the Darke County Jail where they await formal charges of Trafficking in Drugs.

 

Marlins snap 8-game skid by beating Nationals 11-2

MIAMI (AP) — Stephen Strasburg against the woebegone Miami Marlins figured to be no contest, and it was.Miami won in a rout.Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Strasburg, and the Marlins broke an eight-game losing streak by beating the Washington Nationals 11-2 Tuesday night.Both benches and bullpens cleared briefly in the fourth inning when Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia and the Nationals’ Ia...

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Miami Valley Heat begin season in Greenville

GREENVILLE – The 14-U Miami Valley Heat, a team from the Greenville and Darke County area, were in action Saturday and Sunday at Sater Park.“Today is like a mini-opening day for the Miami Valley Heat. All our teams were in action today here with the exception of our 9-U team; they played in a tournament elsewhere,” said Mark Eldridge, co-founder of the Heat teams.The 14-U team finished up the day with a 12-6 win over the Fairfield Warriors, a team from ...

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National Library Week highlights importance

DARKE COUNTY – There are libraries in most towns in Darke County, and they all serve similar purposes, to educate people, and to provide resources, and even entertainment.Over the years it has been a race to keep up with the constant changes in technology, with ever-increasing budgetary concerns, library directors agreed.“With our limited budget…one of the bigger challenges is what to choose, out of the vast array of options, and having the money to be ...

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Green Wave baseball ranked among state’s best

GREENVILLE — The Greenville varsity baseball team made the top 50 team Division I week two Prep Baseball Report/JJHUDDLE state rankings, landing at No. 45 before the teams latest 3-1 win over Vandalia-Butler.The Green Wave stand at 7-3 on the season with a 3-0 mark in the Greater Western Ohio Conference.An experienced senior-laden team makes up the 2014 Green Wave varsity baseball team with nine seniors taking the field in their final year of high school baseball f...

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Men’s Fellowship program helps probationers

GREENVILLE - Gary Cloyd of the Castine Church of the Brethren was the keynote speaker at Monday night’s annual banquet of the Darke County Shelter From Violence, Inc.He spoke on the Men’s Fraternity program through the Darke County Adult Probation Department following the meal at Montage in downtown Greenville, coordinated by Annie Sonner of the Darke County Shelter From Violence and its board of trustees.Introducing Cloyd was John Tabler, an adult probation ...

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USAC embarks upon 53rd season of Eldora action Saturday

ROSSBURG — With 185 completed events and 71 different winners, Eldora Speedway and the United States Auto Club (USAC) enters its 53rd consecutive year of association on the venerable half-mile clay oval Saturday evening with the annual Don Branson/Jud Larson Classic for traditional non-winged Sprint Cars and some interesting statistics.Of the 71 different winners, 39 have repeated their Eldora wins at least one time, and four of them remain active in USAC racing. Ironically t...

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Versailles beats Celina in 8-inning game

CELINA — The Versailles baseball team beat Celina in extra innings on Monday, winning 13-8 in eight innings.Versailles fell in a hole early with Celina scoring two runs in the first inning and one in the fourth for a 3-0 lead. Versailles tied the game at 3-3 in the fifth inning and took a 7-3 lead in the sixth inning.Celina scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth and then scored one in the seventh to tied the game at 7-7 and force extra innings.In t...

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