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  • D1 and D3 track and field athletes going to State

    by - May 28, 2015
    DARKE CO. – The Versailles boys and Greenville boys 4×800 relay team both earned first place victories at their respective Regional tournaments. The Versailles team earned first at the Division III Regional Tournament in Troy and Greenville...
  • Darke County track & field athletes move onto Regionals

    by - May 24, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – The OHSAA Track & Field District Meets finished on Saturday with several Darke County athletes moving onto the Regional Meets. The teams did fairly well with Versailles girls taking the top spot in...
  • Former firefighter battling Brain Cancer

    by - May 24, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Tim Ridenour, retired Greenville Fire Department firefighter, fire educator and veteran, was diagnosed with Stage IV Primary Brain Cancer – a GBM – glioblastoma multiforme on Oct. 2, 2013 and has had his ups...
  • Wayne HealthCare’s focus is doing everything Exceedingly Well

    by - May 24, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The hospital in Greenville has been called many things over the years – some good and some bad. Those negative connotations may have been acceptable in years past, but not anymore. Wayne HealthCare has...
  • Ackley’s artwork headed to museum

    by - May 23, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Paul Ackley is primarily known for taking jabs at elected officials or spotlighting society’s ills on The Early Bird’s opinion page through his political cartoons. He has earned numerous awards for his work and...
  • Things that Make You Go Hmmm

    by - May 23, 2015
    I’ve never been known to be the smartest tool in the shed (see what I mean; I couldn’t even get the analogy correct), even though I’ve been called a “tool” a time or two. Some of...
  • Athletes compete in Special Olympics

    by - May 23, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The 38th annual Darke County Special Olympics Track & Field Event went off without a hitch on May 15. While there was rain to the north and south of Greenville, and unlike 2014 when...
  • Cassell takes on new challenge at GHS

    by - May 22, 2015
    GREENVILLE – After 33 years of dealing with students and the ever changing requirements handed down by the state, most educators are looking forward to retirement. Jeffrey Cassell isn’t like most educators. The current Woodland Heights...
  • Several advance after 1st day of D3 meets

    by - May 20, 2015
    DARKE CO.  – Several Darke County athletes are moving on after the first day of competition in the Division III District Track and Field Events. Three of Darke County’s schools competed at the University of Dayton...
  • Swim for free at Wayne Lakes Beach

    by - May 15, 2015
    WAYNE LAKES – Are you looking for something to do this summer, but don’t want to spend a lot of money? The Wayne Lakes Beach may be the answer you are looking for. The beach will...
  • Local athletes do well at Covington Invitational

    by - May 11, 2015
    COVINGTON – Several Darke County teams participated in the Covington Invitational on May 8. The men from Anna and the ladies from Russia earned the top spot in the meet. On the boys’ side, Milton-Union, Covington,...
  • Myers and Wilcox are dept.’s future leaders

    by - May 11, 2015
    GREENVILLE – “We’ve got good candidates for development,” said Chief Mark Wolf, of the Greenville Fire Department. He looked on with pride as Daniel Myers and Brad Wilcox were sworn in as the department’s newest lieutenants....
  • National Day of Prayer celebrated

    by - May 10, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Over 150 persons, including approximately 60 students from St. Mary’s School, gathered in front of the Greenville City Building at noon on May 7 to celebrate the National Day of Prayer. This year’s theme...
  • I’m not going to run for president

    by - May 9, 2015
    I Ryan Berry, being of sound mind, hereby announce that I will not be seeking the presidential nomination in 2016. It was with much thoughtfulness and understanding of the stress and strain it would put on...
  • Red Cross hasn’t lost sight of where it started

    by - May 8, 2015
    GREENVILLE – When you think of the American Red Cross you probably think of volunteers helping with natural disasters and locally with house fires. You might even remember it is the place to go when you...
  • You can own a piece of Memorial Hall

    by - May 8, 2015
    GREENVILLE – St. Clair Memorial Hall is undergoing a huge remodeling project this summer, but you have an opportunity to own a piece of history. Nearly 650 seats will soon be taken out to make way...
  • Two injured in three vehicle crash on US 36

    by - May 6, 2015
    GETTYSBURG – A three vehicle accident near Gettysburg on Wednesday afternoon shut down US Route 36 for several hours while Darke County Deputies investigated the crash scene. At approximately 2:59 PM Darke County Deputies, along with Gettysburg Fire and...
  • Arcanum teams take victories at FM Quad

    by - May 5, 2015
    PITSBURG – Franklin Monroe hosted Arcanum, Bradford and Tri-Village at its Varsity Track & Field Quad meet on May 4. There was no home field advantage for the Jets as Arcanum’s men and women’s teams went...
  • McGreevey leaving Greenville for MVCTC

    by - May 4, 2015
    GREENVILLE – For the second time in as many years, Greenville City Schools will be looking for a director of the Career Technical Center. After 14 years as a teacher, principal, director of administrative services, director...
  • County schools do well at invitational

    by - May 3, 2015
    ARCANUM – Twenty-four teams from 12 schools were vying for the top spot at the Arcanum Boosters Invitational on May 1, but only one women’s’ and one men’s team could be named champions. On the women’s...
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