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  • 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....
  • Local athletes bring home gold

    by - Jun 29, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Cindy Rose, volunteer coordinator for Darke County Special Olympics, described it as a “once in a lifetime opportunity” for three Darke County athletes. Nick Meade, Devin Billenstein and Derrick Hemmelgarn were given an...
  • Three Darke Countians Represent Ohio

    by - Jun 27, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Three Darke County Special Olympics Athletes recently returned from New Jersey after representing Darke County and the state on Team Ohio in the Special Olympics 2014 U.S.A. Games. Nick Meade, Devin Billenstein and Derrick...
  • Moose supports Shrine Hospitals

    by - Jun 27, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Moose Lodge recently continued its support of Shrine Hospitals for Children with a $5,000 donation. According to Steve Marshall, administrator, the lodge has been a longtime supporter of the work the Shriners...
  • Students find countless benefits through equine therapy

    by - Jun 22, 2014
    PIQUA – When one thinks of a therapy animal the first thought is of a cat or dog. Many skilled nursing and assisted living facilities have companion animals on-site because of the positive affect they have...
  • Council overturns Planning & Zoning

    by - Jun 22, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The owner of the property at 511 Memorial Drive and 900 East Main Street may have to come up with another plan to bring a business into the community. Greenville City Council unanimously overturned...
  • Take Your Daughter to Work

    by - Jun 21, 2014
    Who in their right mind ever thought Take Your Daughter to Work Day was a good idea? They say it is supposed to inspire the girls and give them insight into possible career fields. I’m not...
  • Over 92-percent of county’s third graders meet standards

    by - Jun 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County’s third graders joined students from around the state to take the Ohio Achievement Assessment, but there was a little more pressure to do well on this year’s reading test. Students that scored...
  • CADC’s Survivors Day held June 8

    by - Jun 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Cancer Association of Darke County enjoyed a beautiful Sunday afternoon on June 8 at Chenoweth Trails, Greenville. The lovely area is located on Greenville Nashville Road nestled in the trees.  Those attending enjoyed...
  • County continues to rank high in state and nation

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Number one or number two? It is usually a cause for bragging rights between Darke and Mercer Counties for the #1 county in agriculture. Unfortunately, Mercer gets to claim the bragging rights with...
  • Chamber and DCVB present Citizen of the Year awards

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Attorney General Mike DeWine as the guest speaker at its annual meeting on June 11. Awards were presented to Mike Williams, of the Winery at Versailles, and...
  • Anderson returns home to join Village Green as administrator

    by - Jun 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – After spending time as a skilled nursing facility administrator in Pennsylvania, Nick Anderson returned home in April to assume the same position with Trilogy Health Services at the Village Green Healthcare Center in Greenville...
  • Darke Co. Special Olympics athletes represent Ohio

    by - Jun 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Three Darke County Special Olympic softball players have been chosen to represent the state in New Jersey on June 14-21 at the 2014 USA Games. Joining 13 other players from around the state to...
  • Husted speaks to NFIB in Greenville

    by - Jun 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) invited Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to Greenville for the quarterly meeting of the Western Ohio Area Action Council. Husted informed council members of some of...

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