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October 26, 2014

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  • Tackling drugs in Darke County is a group effort

    by - Oct 6, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Business leaders, law enforcement, government officials, healthcare workers and representatives from local churches have been coming together for one purpose – trying to stem the drug problem in Darke County. According to Sharon Deschambeau,...
  • McCoy celebrates 20th anniversary with OSU

    by - Oct 5, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Musicians, singers, writers and conductors will often get the accolades for a great piece of music and deservedly so, but there is always one person who may only get a small mention in the...
  • Union City becomes an Arts destination

    by - Oct 5, 2014
    UNION CITY, Ind. – With many of the industries that once called Union City, IN-OH home now gone, the villages that share a state border have been trying to find a new identity for a long...
  • Local runners compete in Ed Leas Classic

    by - Oct 4, 2014
    EATON – Several local Cross Country team competed at the annual Ed Leas Fall Classic at St. Clair Park in Eaton on Oct. 4. Teams and individuals runners from Arcanum, Ansonia, Mississinawa Valley, and Franklin Monroe....
  • Jets fall to #4 team in the state

    by - Oct 4, 2014
    PITSBURG – No one can ever say the Franklin Monroe boys’ soccer team will shy away from a challenge. This year they have already played some of the top teams in the area, including Yellow Springs,...
  • Rural King, BW3 coming to Greenville

    by - Oct 4, 2014
    GREENVILLE – It was a week of good news for the City of Greenville. Two busi-nesses con-firmed they would be coming to town in 2015. One of those businesses will make sure the old Kmart building...
  • Photos and stories from vets sought

    by - Oct 3, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Early Bird will once again be honoring local veterans on Nov. 9. A special edition, featuring photos and stories of those that have served in the Armed Forces, will celebrate their sacrifice and...
  • Horsemen plan state ride Oct. 10

    by - Oct 1, 2014
    EATON – Preble County Ohio Horseman’s Council will be holding its State Ride at Hueston Woods Horsecamp at Hueston Woods State Park starting Oct. 10-12. Join them for their yearly celebration; bring your horses and camp...
  • Lady Jets battle for win over Brookville

    by - Oct 1, 2014
    PITSBURG – Last year the Franklin Monroe Lady Jets Soccer Team travelled to Brookville and posted a 5-0 lead at halftime only to see it vanish and come away with a loss. They were determined to...
  • Restaurant eyes Greenville location

    by - Sep 30, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Tired of eating at the same restaurants over and over in Greenville. You may soon have a new choice. Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar (BW3) has confirmed the restaurant is planning to open...
  • FM was 20 seconds from a victory

    by - Sep 30, 2014
    PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe boys’ soccer team may have hurt themselves in the tournament draw this weekend. Going into their game with Dayton Christian, the Jets were favored to earn the #1 seed, but Dayton...
  • Jets soccer sweep Greenville at home

    by - Sep 27, 2014
    PITSBURG – Greenville boys and girls soccer travelled to Franklin Monroe on Sept. 26 hoping for better results than last year when the Jets took both games. In a battle of Darke County’s only high school...
  • But I Didn’t do Anything

    by - Sep 27, 2014
    A lot has been made of punishment in the media lately, both social and mainstream, because of Adrian Peterson and the switch, log, tree trunk, forest (depending on which media outlet you listen to) he used...
  • School bus and propane truck collide

    by - Sep 26, 2014
    ARCANUM – Sgt. Shaun Trissel, of the Darke County Sheriff’s Dept., says the driver of an Arcanum school bus may have been at fault in an injury accident at the corner of Grubbs Rex and Littles...
  • Brewer a top runner

    by - Sep 24, 2014
    Bailey Brewer, of Bradford, has been consistently finishing as one of the top runners in this year’s cross country season....Read More
  • Tri-Village hosts cross country runners

    by - Sep 24, 2014
    NEW MADISON – The Tri-Village Invitational was held Sept. 23 with 382 students from 14 schools competing in the event. The cross country course took runners through the rolling hills behind the school, across a small...
  • Snowman makes early appearance

    by - Sep 23, 2014
    This snowman donned Bradford’s colors at the Tour de Sewer....Read More
  • Versailles has strong showing at home meet

    by - Sep 23, 2014
    VERSAILLES – Runners from 14 schools traveled to Versailles on Sept. 20 to compete in the annual Tour de Sewer Cross Country Meet. The race took some of the runners across the railroad tracks and around...
  • Murphy honored by Fire Marshal

    by - Sep 21, 2014
    DARKE CO. – Nearly a year after his untimely death, Leroy Murphy, Jr., was honored by the State Fire Marshal as an Ohio Fire Service Award winner. Murphy received the Merit Award during the 2014 Ohio...
  • Softball team wins state championship

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Diamond Dawgs have brought home a state championship for the fourth year in row. The Diamond Dawgs are one of three Special Olympics softball teams representing Darke County. They earned their victory in...

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  1. Darke County Commissioners Meeting

    October 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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    Every week on Monday and Wednesday
  2. Greenville Toastmasters #1238

    October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    Every month on the fourth Tuesday
  3. Darke County Commissioners Meeting

    October 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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