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Bob Robinson

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  • Chicago doesn’t like me

    by - Nov 1, 2014
    Nearly half of my Edison students want to leave Darke County to pursue their dreams. Why??? I ask myself… What could they possibly be thinking? They say they want the excitement of the ‘big city.’ They...
  • Commissioner gives Edison students a lesson in government

    by - Oct 26, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Nobody cares for you as much as you do, said Darke County Commissioner Mike Stegall… No such thing as luck. It’s called ‘preparation meets with opportunity.’ Every decision you make is your own. If...
  • Haworth is Darke County Republican of the Year

    by - Oct 24, 2014
    GREENVILLE – He’s a member of Kiwanis, worked the Pig Roast for years, the fair tent, helps out with Downtown Greenville, the Office of Economic Development, Central Committee Chair… and served as Darke County Commissioner for...
  • UC ‘Arts Destination’ kicks off with successful festival

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    UNION CITY, IN – His message to kids… “You can truly make a difference in your lives if you believe you can make a difference.” That thought, tied to the goal of revitalizing Union City, led...
  • BSU students offer a nontraditional look at art

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    UNION CITY, IND – “I enjoy talking to kids,” Kelsie Selch said. “I told them there was a dragon back there,” she added, grinning. “Really had them going there for a while.” Kelsie was one of...
  • Cox wins talent show for 2nd year

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – St. Mary’s School eighth grader Chloe Cox took top honors at Greenville’s Got Talent Oct. 18 for the second year in a row. She was excited. “I really didn’t think I’d win this year,”...
  • Kasich touts future to continue Ohio success

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Here’s the thing,” said Gov. John Kasich, “we all have a sense of those values we were raised with… love, faith, respect for elders and teachers… all the things that matter… that’s the glue...
  • East student caught being good

    by - Oct 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Most school districts have Students of the Month – often at various grade levels, depending on the district. Requirements? Pretty much similar, with good grades as the starting point. At East School, Trevor Mardin...
  • The best year of my life… yet!

    by - Oct 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “My admiration for the fair queens started when I was nine,” said Jenna King, 2013 Junior Fair Queen. “The fair queen gave me a ribbon… I was in shock that the queen would give...
  • Our teens have huge hearts

    by - Oct 18, 2014
    “Mr. Robinson Mr. Robinson!!” Hey, buddy… what’s up? “Mr. Robinson I saw you on the news!” I looked quizzically at the first grader. “What do you mean on the news?” He grinned. “I saw your face...
  • Student Art in Union City

    by - Oct 14, 2014
    Ball state University student Kelsie Selch relaxes for a brief moment on a mat she created to go with her neon tube art. She was among several students taking advantage of the Union City Art Festival....
  • Gov. Kasich says Get Out the Vote

    by - Oct 13, 2014
    Governor John Kasich and his running mate, Mary Taylor, visited Darke County Republican Headquarters in Greenville on Oct. 13. Republican candidates from the Darke County area, including Ohio Senator Bill Beagle were on-hand to encourage residents...
  • Manufacturing not what it used to be

    by - Oct 12, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “This was very educational… it totally changed my perspective on what factories are like.” Kassidy York and Layne Washington, 10th grade students at Greenville High School, had almost identical reactions to their tour at...
  • Students told “people make people successful”

    by - Oct 12, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Look at your neighbor… how many do you think will be president of the United States?” Three students raised their hands. “How many will be on the 10 Most Wanted list?” Students laughed as...
  • Look for zombies, spooks & more at Fright Night

    by - Oct 12, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “There is something to be said about the visceral feeling of scaring other people,” said Reuben Kennett, Greenville Library’s Young Adult Specialist. “I’d like to be one of the actors because it’s fun,” he...
  • Bears Mill Fall Open House a packed event

    by - Oct 11, 2014
    GREENVILLE – She was singing quietly to the tune, Red River Valley. With tears in her eyes, she said it was the song she used to sing with her brother… before he headed off to World...
  • Welcome Center a ‘labor of love’

    by - Oct 11, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “This was a labor of love for a lot of people,” said Deanna York, executive director of the Darke County Visitors Bureau. She and Amber Garrett, executive director of Main Street Greenville, admired the...
  • Friday event a success despite the weather

    by - Oct 11, 2014
    GREENVILLE – While a few hardy souls braved the brisk weather to set up displays or do facing painting on the South Broadway sidewalks Oct. 3, Executive Director Amber Garrett made the decision to move the...
  • Republican Kick Off Midterm Elections

    by - Oct 8, 2014
    GREENVILLE – On Sept. 27 Darke County Republicans kicked off the 2014 Midterm Elections with a grand opening of their campaign headquarters at 1117 E. Main St. Local Republican officials up for election are Darke County...
  • 9th annual Tractor Cruise supports United Way

    by - Oct 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Tractors of all colors and vintages paraded down South Broadway Sept. 27 for their ninth annual Lead the Way Tractor Cruise supporting Darke County United Way. Red, green, orange, yellow… “best tractor” arguments took...

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