Breaking News
Today is
August 21, 2014

Ryan Berry

Managing Editor - rberry@earlybirdpaper.com
  • Donnelly inspires walkers at Darke County Relay for Life

    by - Jul 26, 2014
    VERSAILLES –Darke County has been a strong supporter of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life for a decade. The 2014 event was held July 17 and 19 at Heritage Park in Versailles. Rose Schlater, event...
  • NEIBERG, WILMA L.

    by - Jul 25, 2014
    Wilma L. Neiberg, age 63 of Bradford, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at the Wayne Hospital, Hospice Unit. Wilma was born in Celina on December 21, 1950 to William E. & Edna Mae (Fishbaugh) Poor;...
  • SWANK, WAYNE R.

    by - Jul 25, 2014
    Wayne R. Swank, 84, of Greenville, passed away suddenly on July 23, 2014 at Wayne Hospital.  He was born Feb. 2, 1930 to the late Ira and Pauline Swank.  Wayne graduated from Jackson High School; retired...
  • HAWKEY, CARL L.

    by - Jul 25, 2014
    Carl Leo “Bud” Hawkey, 88, of New Madison, Ohio passed away on July 23, 2014 at Dayton Veterans Hospital.  Bud was born on August 31, 1925 in Castine, Ohio to the late Earl and Viola (Hosbrook)...
  • Darke Co. Foundation awards Scholarships

    by - Jul 24, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Foundation (formerly the HOPE Foundation) awarded over $90,000 in college scholarships to 75 seniors who recently graduated from Darke County high schools. Money for the scholarships comes from Foundation funds that...
  • Bubba Wallace wins on dirt

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    ROSSBURG – Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. in his #54 Toyota Care Toyota bested the field at the second annual 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic. The win gave him his second win of the season. The NASCAR...
  • Stewart announces construction project at legendary track

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    ROSSBURG – Thousands of race fans have flocked to Eldora Speedway for the Mudsummer Classic NASCAR Camping World Truck Race and Tony Stewart, track owner, and Roger Slack, general manager, are excited to have the NASCAR...
  • In the Wall

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    Joe Cobb didn’t have a great final practice. Not only did he find himself in the wall he was only 32nd fastest in the final practice session. He will need to qualify on time....Read More
  • Good Adjustments

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    Austin Dillon’s car sits in the garage during practice. Adjustments made him third fastest in the final practice....Read More
  • Practice is over – Qualifying up next

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    ROSSBURG – Practice for the second annual 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic is over and Ryan Blaney, driver of the #29, had the fastest time in the final practice with a time of 20.485. Last year’s...
  • Working to ensure local control

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    Recently I joined families in west central Ohio to participate in “We Will Not Conform,” hosted by Glenn Beck.  This program was hosted at movie theatres across the country where viewers served as audience participants in...
  • Dispennette, H. Gene

    by - Jul 22, 2014
    H. Gene Dispennette, 69, of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, surrounded by his family.  He was born August 4, 1944 in Darke County, Ohio...
  • Mayor thanks fireworks donors

    by - Jul 21, 2014
    GREENVILLE – After a several year hiatus from the Darke County Fairgrounds, fireworks returned to the City of Greenville during the Independence Day celebration. Greenville Mayor Michael Bowers and Greenville City Council planned for the event...
  • City will provide resource officer

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Safety/Service Director Curt Garrison informed Greenville City Council he is working on a project with the Greenville City Schools to provide a School Resource Officer to the district. Council gave approval for the city...
  • Koenig breaks ground

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Koenig Equipment will have a new home in Greenville soon. The land is currently being prepared for construction of their new store at the corner of KitchenAid Way and Children’s Home-Bradford Road with completion...
  • McDonald’s celebrates 25th anniversary

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville McDonalds north store celebrated its 25th anniversary this week. Representatives from Scott Family McDonalds joined with employees of the store and the Darke County Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on...
  • The theory has been proven

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    I’ve come across a lot of people over the course of my life and there may be a few who tend to think I am an idiot. Their claims are based on assumptions since there have...
  • Relay for Life Weekend

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Darke County Relay for Life held its 10th annual event at Heritage Park in Versailles with hundreds of walkers putting on the spotlight on cancer. They walked in honor of those who are...
  • WINHOLD, ROSALIE

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    Rosalie Winhold, A Life Well Lived, Aug. 4, 1934-July 16, 2014 Rosalie Winhold was born August 4, 1934, the 10th child, to Peter and Antje Derksen in the area of Zanesfield Ohio. Her childhood was encapsulated by the...
  • Bible School – East Zion Congregational Christian

    by - Jul 15, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Come one. Come all. Kids ages 3-12 will take the ride of their life at Colossal Coaster World Vacation Bible School at East Zion Congregational Church, the little white church on the hill at...

Email Alerts & Updates

Lowest Gas Prices in Greenville
Greenville Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com

View Prices @ the Pump Map

Local Events

  1. Great Darke County Fair

    August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 11:00 pm
  2. Darke County Commissioners Meeting

    August 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week on Monday and Wednesday
  3. Darke County Commissioners Meeting

    August 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week on Monday and Wednesday

Local Poll

What is your favorite part of the fair?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...