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  • Improvements for Sweitzer and Fourth

    by - Aug 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The City of Greenville plans to complete a street reconstruction project on Sweitzer and Fourth Streets, from Pine to Sycamore Street. This project will include the widening and reconstruction of the street base and...
  • Workforce praised at KitchenAid’s groundbreaking

    by - Aug 10, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “If you can’t get excited about what we’re about to encounter – check your pulse,” said Ken Hossler, Greenville KitchenAid plant manager. The company broke ground on a $40 million expansion project that will...
  • KitchenAid breaks ground on $40 million expansion

    by - Aug 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The message was clear from top officials at KitchenAid and from locally elected government representatives on Aug. 6 as they broke ground on the company’s expansion in Greenville – the reason Whirlpool chose to...
  • Wheat field and airplane equals marriage proposal

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    ARCANUM – The question – Nichole Marry Me? The answer from Nichol Oyler was a resounding yes. “If she didn’t say yes I threatened to throw her out of the airplane,” joked Brent Fourman. The couple...
  • Ramco is Business of the Quarter

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Ramco Motors was recognized as the Business of the Quarter by Partnering for Progress (P4P) at its quarterly meeting on July 25. Marc Saluk, director of Darke County Economic Development, pointed out the award...
  • DNA Says All You Need to Know

    by - Aug 2, 2014
    “Your whole family is bizarre!” is what a co-worker said to me. I thought, “Really! You’re just now figuring that out?” After three years of writing this column I thought I had conveyed that thought fairly...
  • Greenville Police Beat 08-01-14

    by - Aug 1, 2014
    Police respond to assault, domestic violence, vehicle fires On July 27 police were dispatched to 425 West St. regarding an assault that occurred at 315 North St. Jane Cox told police she was visiting her daughter,...
  • STEPHENS, SANDY G.

    by - Jul 31, 2014
    Ms. Sandy Gale Stephens died peacefully at St. Vincent Hospital on July 28, 2014 in Indianapolis, Ind. at the age of 47. Sandy is survived by her parents, (mother) Dortha Stephens of Lawrence, Ind., (surrogates) Darrell...
  • WORLEY, JAMES A.

    by - Jul 30, 2014
    James A. Worley, 82, of Union City, OH passed away late Sunday evening, July 27, 2014 at his residence. He was born March 20, 1932 in Georgia, the son of Williams and Martha (Burton) Worley. He...
  • FLORA, MELINDA S.

    by - Jul 28, 2014
    Melinda Sue Flora, 61, of Covington, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014. She was born September 6, 1952, in Richmond, IN, to her parents Chester Francis & Betty Jane (Blankenship) Deaton. She graduated from Milton-Union High...
  • KLIPSTINE, SALLY R.

    by - Jul 28, 2014
    Sally R. Klipstine, 80, of Greenville, precious wife and mother, passed quietly and walked into the presence of God, Saturday evening, July 26, 2014, at her residence. She was born September 8, 1933, in Ludlow Falls,...
  • Peace and Friendship Banquet recognizes Greenville’s history

    by - Jul 27, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Treaty of GreeneVille Bicentennial Commission and the Darke County Park District recently held bicentennial events to commemorate the signing of the second Treaty of GreeneVille. The treaty was signed on July 22, 1814...
  • Truck and Tractor Show and swap meet is new to festival

    by - Jul 27, 2014
    UNION CITY – Stateline Heritage Days is adding a new event to its lineup of quality entertainment. They will be hosting an Old and New Truck and Tractor Show. The show will be held on July...
  • 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...

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