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  • NTPA ready to hit the track

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    You may have missed the Darke County Tractor Pullers show at the fair, but there is still time to enjoy the thunderous sound of the big trucks and tractors as they compete for the top spot....
  • State Champion Drill Team Performs

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    The Darke County 4-H Dog Drill Team earned top honors at the Ohio State Fair a few weeks ago. On Aug. 17 and 18 they performed their award winning show at the Dog Barn. In addition...
  • People at the Concert

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    Josh Turner and Scotty McCreery performed in front of a sold out crowd at the Great Darke County Fair on Aug. 17. Although the music was great, the smiles on the faces of those in attendance...
  • Name change reflects services available from organization

    by - Aug 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Recovery Services has a new name that directly reflects the services it offers its clients. After acquiring Darke County Mental Health, a mental health services facility in Troy and a substance abuse...
  • The Warm Gooey Part of Me and the Fair

    by - Aug 16, 2014
    I like the fair…I like the fair…I like the fair. Nope! It isn’t working. No matter how hard I try to convince myself it just doesn’t work. I really, really, really, want to like the fair....
  • Ribbon cut on 158th Great Darke Co. Fair

    by - Aug 15, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The 158th running of the Great Darke County Fair is now underway. The annual ribbon cutting ceremony held on Aug. 15 signified the opening of the event. The fair expects to host between 180,000...
  • Sample Revamped Vintage on Parade

    by - Aug 15, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Fair’s Friday Sampler will begin at 9 a.m. on Aug. 22 with a lecture and style show by designer Raine Hunt Longfellow. The event, entitled “Revamped Vintage on Parade,” will be held...
  • Improvements for Sweitzer and Fourth

    by - Aug 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The City of Greenville plans to complete a street reconstruction project on Sweitzer and Fourth Streets, from Pine to Sycamore Street. This project will include the widening and reconstruction of the street base and...
  • Workforce praised at KitchenAid’s groundbreaking

    by - Aug 10, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “If you can’t get excited about what we’re about to encounter – check your pulse,” said Ken Hossler, Greenville KitchenAid plant manager. The company broke ground on a $40 million expansion project that will...
  • KitchenAid breaks ground on $40 million expansion

    by - Aug 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The message was clear from top officials at KitchenAid and from locally elected government representatives on Aug. 6 as they broke ground on the company’s expansion in Greenville – the reason Whirlpool chose to...
  • Wheat field and airplane equals marriage proposal

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    ARCANUM – The question – Nichole Marry Me? The answer from Nichol Oyler was a resounding yes. “If she didn’t say yes I threatened to throw her out of the airplane,” joked Brent Fourman. The couple...
  • Ramco is Business of the Quarter

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Ramco Motors was recognized as the Business of the Quarter by Partnering for Progress (P4P) at its quarterly meeting on July 25. Marc Saluk, director of Darke County Economic Development, pointed out the award...
  • DNA Says All You Need to Know

    by - Aug 2, 2014
    “Your whole family is bizarre!” is what a co-worker said to me. I thought, “Really! You’re just now figuring that out?” After three years of writing this column I thought I had conveyed that thought fairly...
  • Greenville Police Beat 08-01-14

    by - Aug 1, 2014
    Police respond to assault, domestic violence, vehicle fires On July 27 police were dispatched to 425 West St. regarding an assault that occurred at 315 North St. Jane Cox told police she was visiting her daughter,...
  • STEPHENS, SANDY G.

    by - Jul 31, 2014
    Ms. Sandy Gale Stephens died peacefully at St. Vincent Hospital on July 28, 2014 in Indianapolis, Ind. at the age of 47. Sandy is survived by her parents, (mother) Dortha Stephens of Lawrence, Ind., (surrogates) Darrell...
  • WORLEY, JAMES A.

    by - Jul 30, 2014
    James A. Worley, 82, of Union City, OH passed away late Sunday evening, July 27, 2014 at his residence. He was born March 20, 1932 in Georgia, the son of Williams and Martha (Burton) Worley. He...
  • FLORA, MELINDA S.

    by - Jul 28, 2014
    Melinda Sue Flora, 61, of Covington, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014. She was born September 6, 1952, in Richmond, IN, to her parents Chester Francis & Betty Jane (Blankenship) Deaton. She graduated from Milton-Union High...
  • KLIPSTINE, SALLY R.

    by - Jul 28, 2014
    Sally R. Klipstine, 80, of Greenville, precious wife and mother, passed quietly and walked into the presence of God, Saturday evening, July 26, 2014, at her residence. She was born September 8, 1933, in Ludlow Falls,...
  • Peace and Friendship Banquet recognizes Greenville’s history

    by - Jul 27, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Treaty of GreeneVille Bicentennial Commission and the Darke County Park District recently held bicentennial events to commemorate the signing of the second Treaty of GreeneVille. The treaty was signed on July 22, 1814...
  • Truck and Tractor Show and swap meet is new to festival

    by - Jul 27, 2014
    UNION CITY – Stateline Heritage Days is adding a new event to its lineup of quality entertainment. They will be hosting an Old and New Truck and Tractor Show. The show will be held on July...

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  1. Great Darke County Fair

    August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 11:00 pm
  2. Darke County Commissioners Meeting

    August 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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    Every week on Monday and Wednesday
  3. Darke County Commissioners Meeting

    August 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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