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  • Second Treaty of Greenville’s Bowery dedicated to the public

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    Representatives of Native American nations and re-enactors of the white men of the period circled The Bowery in the opening ceremony of the Peace and Friendship Summit (Bob Robinson photo) GREENVILLE – “In the 1990’s we...
  • Fun on the Stateline

    by - Aug 2, 2014
    UNION CITY – From tractor pulls to flea market and the Grand Parade, visitors enjoyed the past few days in the Hub City. The annual Stateline Heritage Days brought residents from Indiana and Ohio and Darke and...
  • Pilgrimage an emotional experience for many

    by - Aug 2, 2014
    BROCK – “When Annie ran away a man paid her fare home… she always regretted not asking his name,” said Laura Francis, Miss Annie Oakley 2011 and Annie Oakley Committee Member. Francis spoke to about three...
  • Entertainment, Living History and shopping highlighted Gathering

    by - Aug 2, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Want something unique? Or a Living History demonstration? Then there was pottery, plants and a wide variety of foods and snacks, from New Madison Kiwanis sausages to homemade pies and fresh roasted kettle corn....
  • Annie Oakley Festival attendance up at York Woods

    by - Aug 2, 2014
    YORK WOODS – “You should have seen our attendance last night,” Judy Hathaway, Annie Oakley Committee first vice-president, said. “Great turnout!” Saturday morning saw cars parked both inside the gate and outside for walk-in visitors… Some...
  • Poppy Days kicks off Aug. 8

    by - Aug 1, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Greenville Mayor Mike Bowers purchased the first poppy July 29 as the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #57 of Darke County kicks off its annual For-Get-Me-Not fundraiser. Volunteers will be posted at various businesses around...
  • GHS runners take top spots in annual 5K

    by - Aug 1, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Jacob Butsch, Greenville High School junior, took first place at the annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk in downtown Greenville July 26 with an unofficial time of 16:58. Four seconds later he welcomed 2014...
  • Resource officer to start at high school this fall

    by - Jul 27, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “We’re basically going to use the officer for security to start,” Greenville City Schools Superintendent Doug Fries said. The district and the city of Greenville have worked out a contract for a full time...
  • Dome Theater, a non-traditional learning opportunity

    by - Jul 26, 2014
    GREENVILLE – It’s non-traditional, it’s 3-dimensional… it’s almost like a mobile version of a planetarium. It’s called “Dome Theater” and it goes beyond the traditional treatment of the stars found in planetariums; it can be about...
  • New cattle barn to be ready for fair

    by - Jul 26, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “The fair barn will not be complete but it will be usable by fair time,” Darke County Fair Manager Daryl Riffle told Kiwanis of Greenville members July 16. He added work would be wrapped...
  • County faces serious public safety communications decisions

    by - Jul 26, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – “In the next five years we have some very serious public safety communications decisions to make,” Darke County Chief Deputy Mark Whittaker said. Cost? Possibly up to a million dollars. In 2010 Darke...
  • Lessons in diversity

    by - Jul 26, 2014
    “Your turn, sweety… how about reading to me?” Looking at me. Smiling. Silence. Not a word. “Can you read this to me?” I repeated. Looking directly into my eyes. Smiling. Silence. “Come on. I read to...
  • 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...

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