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  • Softball team wins state championship

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Diamond Dawgs have brought home a state championship for the fourth year in row. The Diamond Dawgs are one of three Special Olympics softball teams representing Darke County. They earned their victory in...
  • GFD open house is Oct. 5

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The City of Greenville Fire Department will be hosting a Fire Prevention Open House with the theme “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month” on Oct. 5, 1-4 p.m., at the fire...
  • Plenty of chances at Greenville CTech

    by - Sep 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville High School Career-Technical Center is focused on preparing its students for college or further training, to be successful in their career, and to achieve their dreams.  Their career-tech programs will provide an opportunity to gain...
  • Illumination Festival will be a weekend of music and fun

    by - Sep 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Illumination Festival will be hosting a great line-up of artists at its eighth annual festival of contemporary gospel music at the Darke County Fairgrounds. There will be a lot to see and do...
  • Peafowl will soon have a new home

    by - Sep 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – It started with a question that turned into a discussion and then action. Members of the Greenville Park Board were joined by Ryan Carpe, Mayor Michael Bowers and other volunteers to break ground on...
  • I’m Watching You

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    Katie Werts, of Ansonia, looks to see who is chasing her during the Alliance Cross County Invitational at the Miami Valley Career Technology Center on Sept. 13....Read More
  • County’s XC teams compete at Alliance Invitational

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    Several of Darke County Cross Country teams traveled the Miami Valley Career Technical Center in Clayton for the Alliance Running Cross Country Invitational. Over 2,000 runners from across southwest Ohio competed. The top time logged for...
  • Like Father – Like Daughter

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    I looked at my daughters the other day and thought to myself “How did they become so much like me?” Fortunately, they look more like their mom the older they get. Their red hair is the...
  • Jets Soccer gets wins over Miami East

    by - Sep 12, 2014
    After three straight losses, the Lady Jets Soccer team got back on track with a 3-0 win against Miami East on Sept. 11. A first half goal from Hannah Staton off of an incredible assist from...
  • Blood donors reach milestones

    by - Sep 10, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Community Blood Center congratulates all of the following donors for reaching their Blood Donation milestones.  Thanks to the generosity of all donors many lives have been saved. Donors are recognized for their Life...
  • Business supports DCHS fundraisers

    by - Sep 7, 2014
    ARCANUM – The Darke County Humane Society (DCHS) is extending its reach and hoping more people will be able to support the organization in its mission to help and protect animals. DCHS recently opened a satellite...
  • United Way sets goal at $375,000

    by - Sep 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – According to Lauren Henry, executive director of the Darke County United Way, donations to the organization do make a difference in the lives of area residents. The United Way supports 27 partner programs that...
  • Itinerate vendors may have new rules

    by - Sep 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The City of Greenville may soon refine its rules regarding vendors who travel from place to place trying to convince homeowners to purchase from them. At its Sept. 2 meeting, council approved a report...
  • Top runners finding their way on the cross country course

    by - Sep 5, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Three weeks into the season and Darke County’s Cross Country Teams have been off and running. Early this season, most teams have competed in the Bob Schul Invitational in West Milton and Treaty...
  • FOUT, E.J.

    by - Sep 5, 2014
    E. J.  Fout, 93, of Greenville, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 at Wayne HealthCare. Mr. Fout was born in Randolph County, Ind. on Dec. 30, 1920, the son of the late John and Nettie (Shoemaker) Fout. ...
  • Booher committee awards funds

    by - Sep 5, 2014
    VERSAILLES – Local organizations have been awarded funds from The Ruth and Emerson Booher Committee Advised Fund for Versailles, of The Dayton Foundation. Presenting the awards are Committee members Tom Magoto, Carol Apple and David Nixon. ...
  • MOTE, VIRGINIA A.

    by - Sep 3, 2014
    Virginia A. Mote passed away on March 10, 2014 in Ft. Myers, Fla. Virginia was born Aug. 1, 1920 in MA to Harry and Edna Vett. The family lived in the Boston area before moving to...
  • Three homes featured on Darke County LWV Home Tour

    by - Aug 31, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – The Darke County League of Women Voters will host its annual House Tour on Sept. 21, 1-4 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets will go on sale...
  • Lady Jets down, but improving daily

    by - Aug 31, 2014
    PITSBURG – After a deep run into the playoffs last year for the Franklin Monroe Lady Jets soccer team and exceeding many of the team’s goals, this year may not be as successful. Coach Scott Howell...
  • Runners invade Greenville for Treaty City Invitational

    by - Aug 31, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Over 1,300 runners from nearly 40 schools invaded Greenvile’s Memorial Hill and the Greenville City Park for the annual Treaty City Invitational Cross Country meet on Aug. 30. Schools from Indiana, as far south...

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