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Ryan Berry

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  • Oh Where is My Hairbrush

    by - Mar 16, 2015
    When I was a kid… Don’t you love it when somebody starts a conversation with that phrase? It usually means they are going to complain about how good the current generation has it as opposed to...
  • Asst. Chief McDermitt Fire Official of the Year Award

    by - Mar 14, 2015
    GREENVILLE – David McDermitt has witnessed everything from minor fender benders to deadly fires in his career as a fireman and all have led him to the belief that educating local residents on safety can make...
  • Rural King opens in Greenville

    by - Mar 9, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Rural King began welcoming customers to its newest store this past weekend. The store is open daily, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and offers a large variety of items. Customers are finding everything from...
  • Keeping Annie Oakley Days alive and growing

    by - Mar 8, 2015
    GREENVILLE – “We want to keep the idea of Annie Oakley alive,” said JoEllen Melling, president of the Annie Oakley Days Committee. The committee’s newly elected president recognized the Annie Oakley Days Festival has experienced some...
  • City considers building new water tower

    by - Mar 8, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Twelve hours! That is how much water is available to Greenville residents if the water department has a catastrophic event that knocks out the pumps. Safety/Service Director Curt Garrison told Greenville council members those...
  • Fram celebrates recent accomplishments

    by - Mar 7, 2015
    GREENVILLE – In 2011, Fram’s Greenville plant was down to approximately 150 employees and was nearly a shell of its former self. There were rumors the plant would be closing shop. However, a group of individuals...
  • Greenville’s incredible season ends with 54-52 loss

    by - Mar 5, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A record setting season came to end on March 5 for the Greenville boys’ basketball team. The team posted 18 wins against five losses this year, but the Wave’s fifth loss was a heartbreaker...
  • 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...
  • SEMAN, GLENN O. AND ELIZABETH C.

    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,...
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