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  • Dispennette, H. Gene

    by - Jul 22, 2014
    H. Gene Dispennette, 69, of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, surrounded by his family.  He was born August 4, 1944 in Darke County, Ohio...
  • Mayor thanks fireworks donors

    by - Jul 21, 2014
    GREENVILLE – After a several year hiatus from the Darke County Fairgrounds, fireworks returned to the City of Greenville during the Independence Day celebration. Greenville Mayor Michael Bowers and Greenville City Council planned for the event...
  • City will provide resource officer

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Safety/Service Director Curt Garrison informed Greenville City Council he is working on a project with the Greenville City Schools to provide a School Resource Officer to the district. Council gave approval for the city...
  • Koenig breaks ground

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Koenig Equipment will have a new home in Greenville soon. The land is currently being prepared for construction of their new store at the corner of KitchenAid Way and Children’s Home-Bradford Road with completion...
  • McDonald’s celebrates 25th anniversary

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville McDonalds north store celebrated its 25th anniversary this week. Representatives from Scott Family McDonalds joined with employees of the store and the Darke County Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on...
  • The theory has been proven

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    I’ve come across a lot of people over the course of my life and there may be a few who tend to think I am an idiot. Their claims are based on assumptions since there have...
  • Relay for Life Weekend

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Darke County Relay for Life held its 10th annual event at Heritage Park in Versailles with hundreds of walkers putting on the spotlight on cancer. They walked in honor of those who are...
  • WINHOLD, ROSALIE

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    Rosalie Winhold, A Life Well Lived, Aug. 4, 1934-July 16, 2014 Rosalie Winhold was born August 4, 1934, the 10th child, to Peter and Antje Derksen in the area of Zanesfield Ohio. Her childhood was encapsulated by the...
  • Bible School – East Zion Congregational Christian

    by - Jul 15, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Come one. Come all. Kids ages 3-12 will take the ride of their life at Colossal Coaster World Vacation Bible School at East Zion Congregational Church, the little white church on the hill at...
  • No Clowning Around at Celebration

    by - Jul 14, 2014
    Sharon Deschambeau and Ronald McDonald talk about the north town Greenville McDonald’s  25th anniversary celebration....Read More
  • Banner year for The Early Bird benefits Darke Co. residents

    by - Jul 12, 2014
    GREENVILLE – For over 45 years, residents of Darke County have been relying on The Early Bird for local news and features about the people and events in the community. In addition to providing timely news,...
  • LEA, DAWSON N.

    by - Jul 11, 2014
    Dawson N. Lea, 83, of Union City, IN, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Pine Knoll Rehabilitation Center, Winchester, IN. He was born Aug. 28, 1930 in Darke County to the late Orville B. and Theedis...
  • BERNARD, DONALD J.

    by - Jul 10, 2014
    Donald J. “Don” Bernard, 73, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was born July 23, 1940 in Greenville, the son of the late Cletus Marion and...
  • POWELL, AILEEN M.

    by - Jul 8, 2014
    Aileen M. Powell, 86, of Greenville, passed away at 8:38 p.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN. Aileen was born March 2, 1928 in Franklin to the late Warren Dellno Hensley and...
  • I Can’t Believe I’m a Soccer Fan

    by - Jul 7, 2014
    I’m not sure when it happened, but I somehow became a fan of futbol. Me…a child of the 60s…a soccer fan. I can hardly believe it myself. Wait! I know some of you are thinking I...
  • Judge Hein rules in favor of The Early Bird, again!

    by - Jul 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Early Bird and Brothers Publishing Company, LLC has once again earned a victory in the Darke County Court of Common Pleas. For a third time, The Early Bird has been ruled a Newspaper...
  • Pitsburg COB hosts Family Block Party

    by - Jul 4, 2014
    PITSBURG – The Pitsburg Church of the Brethren hosted its third annual Family Block Party on June 27. According to Pastor Ken Oren, the church holds the event to try and connect with the community. All...
  • BRUMBAUGH, JUNE L.

    by - Jul 3, 2014
    June L. (Smith) Brumbaugh, 81, passed onto Heaven July 2, 2014.  She was a resident of Troy for 14 years, most recently Koester Pavilion, previously a longtime resident of Bradford.  Her husband, Richard L. Brumbaugh, preceded...
  • Third time a charm for The Early Bird

    by - Jul 3, 2014
    “The Early Bird is certainly not a ‘shopper’ advertisement flyer as pejoratively described by Civitas Media, LLC.,” - Judge Jonathan P. Hein GREENVILLE – “The Early Bird is certainly not a ‘shopper’ advertisement flyer as pejoratively described...
  • DULL, DENNIS C.

    by - Jun 30, 2014
    Dennis C. Dull, 70, of Greenville, , passed away on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 11:11 p.m. at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.  He was born on September 11, 1943 in Pinehurst, NC, to the late Jefferson L....

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