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  • Delinquent girls may soon find a House of Hope

    by - Jan 15, 2015
    ITHACA – While unruly and delinquent teen boys have had an alternative to juvenile detention through Michael’s Treatment and Resource Center, teen girls have not. That all could change if Amy Raynes gets her way. Raynes,...
  • Council still not convinced trash bags should be an option

    by - Jan 11, 2015
    GREENVILLE – City of Greenville residents will have a couple more weeks to try and persuade council members to keep trash bags as an option for waste collection. Council heard the second reading of a resolution...
  • Audit shows Early Bird exceeds national average

    by - Jan 11, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Thanks to the residents of Darke County, The Early Bird/Bluebag Media has had another successful audit. The audit is important to independently verify distribution circulation figures are accurate; ultimately allowing advertisers to know without...

    by - Jan 8, 2015
    Theda N. Middleton, 71, of Greenville, died Thursday, Jan. 8, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. Theda was born in Ary, Ky. on Sept. 20, 1943, daughter of the late Martin Combs and Isabelle (Fugate) Miller. She...
  • Another store leaving Greenville

    by - Jan 7, 2015
    GREENVILLE – JC Penney has announced it will be closing its Greenville store on or around April 4. Carter English, a spokesman for JC Penney, said, “We continually evaluate our store portfolio to determine whether there’s...
  • The 2014 Woohoo and Uuugh Awards

    by - Jan 3, 2015
    Several years ago my cohort here at The Early Bird wrote a weekly column that would pass along praise where due and would gripe about things he didn’t like. There were generally more praises than gripes,...
  • Spiritual/emotional health is part of patient’s overall health

    by - Dec 28, 2014
    GREENVILLE – For as long as Wayne HealthCare has been around the overall health of each patient has been and will continue to be the organization’s number one goal. While providing quality medical care has always...
  • Trying to Help with Holiday Stress

    by - Dec 20, 2014
    With only a few days until Christmas stress levels are up. I’m not stressed, but my wife is starting to feel it a little. I try not to get anxious about anything. My only responsibility during...
  • Benge is new director of UC Chamber

    by - Dec 14, 2014
    UNION CITY, Ind. – Carla Benge is looking forward to helping businesses in the Union City area move forward. The former Lebanon, Ind. resident recently moved to the community and accepted a position with the Union...
  • Celebration in Arcanum expanded

    by - Dec 14, 2014
    ARCANUM – Santa and Mrs. Claus felt like they were home in the North Pole when they arrived in Arcanum on Dec. 6. Chilly temperatures had more than 100 kids trying to stay warm while waiting...
  • Moose gives to DAV #57 hospital fund

    by - Dec 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Moose Lodge #329 recently made a donation to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter #57. According to Larry Rose, sports chairman for the lodge, the $1,000 donation was made possible through proceeds from...
  • I “pass” on passwords

    by - Dec 12, 2014
    Are a lot of people totally frustrated with the necessity and operation of electronic device passwords? Could it just be me, or more likely a function of my age? I hate passwords. I used to dislike...
  • AAA is closing Greenville office

    by - Dec 11, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Do you need to plan a trip, get brochures on your chosen destination or get more information about AAA membership? You won’t be able to pop into the local AAA office beginning next year....
  • Sign goes up on new Rural King store

    by - Dec 10, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Work is continuing on the new Rural King store in Greenville. The sign went up this week and preparations are being made in and outside the store. One of the most recent additions was...
  • Top Four Finish for OSU

    by - Dec 7, 2014
    COLUMBUS – Buckeye fans are rejoicing after the announcement today that The Ohio State University leap frogged Texas Christian University to earn a spot in the top four and a chance to play for a National...
  • Readers Write – What in the World is Happening

    by - Dec 7, 2014
    These past few months everybody seems to be demonstrating about something and the troublesome part of all this unrest is supposedly a race issue. Well I have a different opinion. I think the troublesome part is...
  • Our Creamed Corn Marriage

    by - Dec 6, 2014
    My wife and I are coming up on a monumental anniversary. No, it’s not our 50th – I’m much too young for that. It’s not even our 25th anniversary – still much too young. This anniversary...

    by - Dec 2, 2014
    T. Robert (Bob) Bennett, 87, passed away Nov. 28, 2014 in his home surrounded by family. Bob was born on April 6, 1927 in Braffetsville, to George V. and Velma I. Bennett. He attended New Madison...
  • Greenville loses one of its icons

    by - Nov 30, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Greenville lost one of its most beloved citizens this past week. Bill Booker was an icon and legendary figure that was accomplished in many areas. Booker is survived by two sons, William and Phillip....
  • KT Plum celebrates fourth anniversary

    by - Nov 29, 2014
    GREENVILLE – One of Greenville’s most unique businesses will be celebrating its fourth anniversary with an open house on Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. KT Plum International, 114 N. Broadway, Greenville, owned by Tennessie...

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