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September 21, 2014

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  • Bruner awarded Eagles scholarship

    by - Jul 25, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Eagles 2177 presented a scholarship through the Senior Scribes Scholarship Fund to 2014 Greenville High School graduate Kyle Bruner July 22. Kyle is the son of the late Kevin Bruner. Noting he...
  • 2014 Miss Annie Oakley

    by - Jul 25, 2014
    Hayley Maher is the 2014 Miss Annie Oakley (Bob Robinson photo)...Read More
  • Maher wins 2014 Miss Annie Oakley title

    by - Jul 25, 2014
    YORK WOODS – In a contest having many sitting on the edge of their seats, 14-year-old Hayley Maher emerged as the top sharpshooter in the Miss Annie Oakley shootout, earning the title of Miss Annie Oakley...
  • Six Finalist Compete Tonight

    by - Jul 24, 2014
    YORK WOODS – Preliminaries were stopped after six of the 10 contestants successfully hit their targets at 80 feet. Miss Annie Oakley 2014 and her runners-up will be determined tonight. The six to compete, left to...
  • Garst to unveil Dickey Medal of Honor for Veterans Day

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – On Nov. 15 Garst Museum will unveil the Official Display Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to U.S. Marine PFC Douglas E. Dickey of Ansonia in 1967. Dickey earned the medal for heroism during...
  • Cline, Shaw take Junior Fair Queen & King honors

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Dedication, determination, ambition… always have a smile on your face; let everyone know you are hardcore and you love it!” This is how 2014 Darke County Youth Fair Queen Jenna Cline responded to the...
  • Farm Power attendance, exhibitors up

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “The guy lost his mind building this,” said Noel “Bud” Carpenter about his tractor train, built from various antique tractor pieces in 2007. He laughed then talked about some of the units, ranging from...
  • Peace Pipe to be on display at Shawnee Prairie

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “There were only three of these presented,” Deb Shiverdecker, assistant director of Darke County Parks said. She was holding the Silver Peace Pipe presented to the Shawanee Indian Tribe by General William Henry Harrison...
  • Weather, petting zoo draw record crowd

    by - Jul 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Downtown Greenville was “hopping” Friday evening for the July First Friday event; many families were gathered around baby chicks, baby ducks, kittens and the Darke County Humane Society’s Domer the dog. There was also...
  • County approves balanced mid-year budget

    by - Jul 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Commissioners approved a balanced mid-year budget on June 30 for the first time in three years. The General Fund budget for 2015, at least at this point, is $16,882,522. Because a balanced...
  • TEN VIE TO BE MISS ANNIE OAKLEY 2014

    by - Jul 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Ten young women will be vying for the honor of becoming Miss Annie Oakley 2014 during Annie Oakley Days July 25-27 at York Woods. They are (front left) Mariana Ramos, sponsored by Stebbens Excavating;...
  • I’d have done it, too

    by - Jul 13, 2014
    Watching a Little Mr. & Miss competition is never boring; in fact, it’s often hilarious. I had the privilege of covering one at Poultry Days, two over the July 4 weekend and will likely be in...
  • Fourth of July Throughout the County

    by - Jul 12, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – From the northern part to the southern part of Darke County there was a lot to celebrate over the Independence Day Holiday. Here is a recap of some of the events that took...
  • New Steam Thresher attractions designed to entertain

    by - Jul 12, 2014
    YORK WOODS – Kendra Price was enjoying a family tradition… she was eating a watermelon slice cut with a buzz saw. Actually the watermelon wasn’t the tradition; going to the Steam Threshers Reunion was. Her family...
  • Citizens react to Council’s planned sidewalk project

    by - Jul 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Nearly two dozen residents – many of them clearly expressing frustration and anger – attended the Greenville City Council meeting July 1. They are residents of the Gardenwood-Rhoades Avenue area. They had attended the...
  • Wright 80th birthday packs house

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “I have never been to a party like this before…” This seemed to be a popular comment according to Don Wright following his 80th birthday celebration at Eagles Park Shade Road. More than 200...
  • McGreevey new CT director following Peltz resignation

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville City School District is re-aligning its administrative staff to move Administrative Director Jon McGreevey to Career Technology and Business Operations Director. The restructured position was accepted by McGreevey following the resignation of...
  • GHS remodeling work on schedule for 2015

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The last day of school didn’t lead to a quiet high school campus like it did on the other campuses in the Greenville City School District. Action started immediately after the last official session...
  • Bears Mill offers history and art in a natural setting

    by - Jun 29, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The flow of grain is important… too fast? Not fine enough. Too slow? Burned. So they had to pay attention to the flow of the grain when the French buhr stones were grinding the...
  • Dave Knapp supports local athletes through SSSF

    by - Jun 28, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Dave Knapp Ford Lincoln has provided two scholarships to graduating seniors who have excelled in their respective high school sports programs. The scholarships, presented through the Senior Scribes Scholarship program, went to Abbey O’Donnell,...

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