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  • March for Babies is a week later than in previous years

    by - Mar 1, 2015
    GREENVILLE – This year’s March of Dimes’ March for Babies has begun. While the walk is still a couple of months away, the organization held its annual kickoff celebration on Feb. 24. There is one big...
  • I’m the only one capable

    by - Feb 28, 2015
    I have been told it is good to get away from your job and other distractions and spend time with your family. It will make your relationships healthier. I know it’s true, but believing I could...
  • Local athletes in state’s rankings

    by - Feb 24, 2015
    DARKE CO. – Several local athletes are getting ready for the high school track and field season by participating in the indoor track and field. Some have been competing since December in their respective events. Schools...
  • Reid nearing completion of Greenville medical facility

    by - Feb 15, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Although an official opening date has not been set, the Reid Hospital & Health Care Services’ medical facility on Meeker Road in Greenville is nearing completion. Jeff Cook, director of Reid Engineering Services, said,...
  • National newscast promotes locally owned business

    by - Feb 15, 2015
    ARCANUM – A few years ago Kelsey Timmerman, a Mississinawa Valley graduate, authored a book titled Where Am I Wearing? Timmerman took a trek across the globe to discover where the t-shirt he was wearing was...
  • Success continues in Greenville grad’s coaching career

    by - Feb 14, 2015
    GREENVILLE – In high school Tim Atkinson was a standout runner. As an adult he continues to train standout runners. Atkinson graduated from Greenville Senior High in 1984 and had a stellar track and cross country...
  • Teaching My Kids Right and Wrong

    by - Feb 14, 2015
    By no means would I submit my name for Father of the Year. I have made a lot of mistakes in raising my two daughters, but my utmost concern has and always will be their safety....
  • Court of Appeals rules in favor of The Early Bird Newspaper

    by - Feb 13, 2015
    GREENVILLE – For the fourth time in over two years, the court system has ruled The Early Bird is not a “shopper,” but is a Newspaper of General Circulation. While the ruling is important for the...
  • GYFL and cheer registration planned

    by - Feb 11, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Greenville Youth Football League and Cheer will begin its discounted early registration on March 7. Greenville Youth Football League, a member of the Western Ohio Junior Football Conference, is open to boys and girls...
  • Council hears new rules on door-to-door sales

    by - Feb 8, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The City of Greenville is cracking down on unauthorized door-to-door salesmen. Council learned at its Feb. 3 meeting that Auditor Roxanne Willman has initiated new rules to track itinerant vendors, which will help residents...
  • Local women don’t have to go elsewhere for great care

    by - Feb 7, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Wayne HealthCare continues to grow, Reid and Good Samaritan Hospitals are opening offices in Greenville, but many continue to believe if you want good healthcare you need to go to Dayton, Cincinnati or Columbus...
  • Greenville hosts Region 3 BPA awards

    by - Feb 7, 2015
    GREENVILLE – With hundreds of students on-hand, Greenville High School hosted the annual Regional 3 Business Professionals of America (BPA) Awards Ceremony. This was the first time Greenville has hosted the event. Students participating in BPA...

    by - Feb 2, 2015
    Glenn Omar and Elizabeth Caroline “Betty” Seman of Greenville, Ohio, married for 53 years, passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at Rest Haven Nursing Home just five hours apart.  Elizabeth was born on September 25,...
  • Mikayla Kutter is Ambassador for walk

    by - Feb 1, 2015
    ARCANUM – Mikayla Kutter was born in the 24th week of her mother’s pregnancy. She weighed 1lb 5oz and was only 12 inches long. As you might imagine, her chances of survival were minimal. After 3...
  • Yay! Their Minds aren’t a Black Hole

    by - Jan 31, 2015
    I came home from work the other day to find my oldest daughter listening to oldies music. No, not the music they call oldies today (80’s), but the oldies from when I was kid – stuff...
  • Faulkner is Baby Book winner

    by - Jan 30, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Early Bird/Bluebag Media is pleased to announce the winner of its Baby Book drawing. A total of 45 entries were eligible for the drawing with Henry Faulkner winning the random drawing. Faulkner was...
  • Dollar General plans second store in Greenville

    by - Jan 28, 2015
    GREENVILLE – With five stores already in the county, one more Dollar General may be headed our way. The proposed site would mean a second store for the City of Greenville. Dollar General is currently looking...
  • Council changes direction and includes trash bags in bid

    by - Jan 25, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Citizens of Greenville made their position very clear when they approached council over the past couple of months. They wanted to keep trash bags as an option when it comes to waste pick up....
  • Winchester, Ind. preparing for the Traveling Wall

    by - Jan 25, 2015
    WINCHESTER, Ind. – Many people remember historic dates such as Nov. 11, 1918, Dec. 7, 1941 or June 6, 1944 and more recently, Sept. 11, 2001. One date that is often overlooked is April 30, 1975....
  • Football coming to Tri-Village

    by - Jan 20, 2015
    NEW MADISON – “It’s pretty special when you put on your pads and you hear the clicking of your cleats on the concrete,” said Tri-Village Superintendent Josh Sagester. On Jan. 19, Sagester informed the media and...

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