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  • Play area promotes ‘No Kids Left Inside’

    by - Jun 8, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “What I like about this is it gets kids off their computers… no carpal tunnel with thumbs,” said Darke County Parks Director Roger VanFrank. “It’s a text-free zone.” The Natural Play Area at Shawnee...
  • Ansonia schools proclaimed “Wild School” site

    by - Jun 8, 2014
    ANSONIA – The Ohio Division of Wildlife has proclaimed Ansonia schools as a “Wild School” site – the first in Darke County, according to Darke County Game Warden Jeff Wenning. The Ansonia School District officially opened...
  • OFRW directors enjoy KitchenAid Experience

    by - Jun 8, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Don’t eat too much at Montage – I know that’s going to be hard… the food is delicious – but you will be eating your apple dumpling with ice cream for dessert afterwards.” The...
  • Symbolic groundbreaking kicks off GCSD construction

    by - Jun 1, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “We are ready to begin our 27-month process of construction…” Greenville City Schools Superintendent Doug Fries stood before the microphone one final time as a 40-minute symbolic groundbreaking ceremony taking place May 27 at...
  • “We should appreciate them more than we do”

    by - Jun 1, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Jordyn Warren comes from a family of Navy veterans… both great grandmothers, both great grandfathers… grandfather a Marine… uncle in the Navy. She understands Memorial Day. “They gave me the freedom to stand here...
  • Moose Lodge distributes profits from ID event

    by - Jun 1, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “No man is so tall as when he stoops to help a child…” This cartoon of a quote from President Abraham Lincoln was given to first responders and other service organizations – along with...
  • A tease and a bully

    by - Jun 1, 2014
    “So… would you be here if you didn’t have to?” She said she didn’t have to… she was a Wavette and one of my former students at Edison. “This is volunteer,” she added, “for all of...
  • 161 year-old building gets new life

    by - May 31, 2014
    ARCANUM – The Old Arcana Eating House & Events had its official opening May 15 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony by the Darke County Chamber of Commerce. According to Jeffery Besecker, the Arcana is “Arcanum’s little secret.”...
  • Job Well Done by Scouts

    by - May 31, 2014
    GREENVILLE – About a dozen young scouts were rewarded for a “Job Well Done” by their leaders for selling 1,493 boxes of cookies during the recent Girl Scout Cookie campaign. They are Troop No. 35045, a...
  • Herzog, Ward to speak to GHS Class of 2014

    by - May 31, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “These kids are awesome! Studious, well-rounded… diverse!” Greenville High School Principal Ken Neff was enthusiastic in his praise of this year’s seniors, the Class of 2014. “It’s remarkable how much they’re involved.” Following scholarship...
  • Koenig gets P&Z approval

    by - May 30, 2014
    GREENVILLE – On May 20 the Greenville Planning & Zoning Board gave final approval to Koenig Equipment Inc. for a new facility at 5155 Childrens Home Bradford Road. The process, which according to Planning & Zoning...
  • State drops weapons charge in return for plea

    by - May 28, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Jason L. Hunt pleaded guilty to Aggravated Burglary, a Felony 1 charge, in Darke County Common Pleas Court May 28. In return for the plea Darke County Prosecutor Kelly R. Ormsby said the state...
  • Citizens question pool fees for swim team

    by - May 24, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “How is it going to look when the Greenville Swim Team has to go to (the) Arcanum (swimming pool) for financial reasons?” Greenville resident Scott Miller told the Greenville City Council at its regular...
  • You just might save a life

    by - May 24, 2014
    A few months ago, Adriane Scherrer of the consulting firm Enhancements to Your Workplace, noted 70 percent of workplace accidents were due to some form of drug impairment. It could be prescription drugs, alcohol… it could...
  • I’ll be the responsible one

    by - May 19, 2014
    “It’s subitis.” Huh? “Subitis… what students do when they have a sub… Mr. Robinson, I have a headache. Mr. Robinson, I have a stomach ache. Mr. Robinson, I don’t feel good.” Yep. Got all that. “My...
  • Wayne teams to focus on employee engagement

    by - May 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Tell me the story… why are you nominating this individual? What did he or she do?” This comment was part of a discussion by an employee engagement action team at Wayne Healthcare May 13....
  • Kies named AAA School Safety Patrol Advisor of the Year

    by - May 18, 2014
    ANSONIA – Rick Kies asked the American Legion if they would put up a flag pole on the west side of the Ansonia school building. They did. Since then he’s gone out with his kids every...
  • AHS students do some spring cleaning

    by - May 17, 2014
    ARCANUM – Glancing at a couple students still on swings a few hundred feet away, Matt Grote, Arcanum High School group leader, grinned and said “our kids are cleaning up debris around the park here… and...
  • Annual Casino Night raises $2,500 for Cancer Assn.

    by - May 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Blackjack! The win pays double… here’s your two grand!” Two blue Monopoly-sized $1000 bills slid across the table to the lucky player who hit her Ace with a face card; in this case a...
  • Drugs and the destruction of neighborhoods

    by - May 11, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “State legislatures legalizing marijuana are dealing with death rates they never anticipated,” Joe VanVickle, Medical Examiner with the Darke County Coroner’s Office, told about 50 parents and students May 6 at Greenville High School....

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