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  • Jets advance to district game

    by - Oct 21, 2014
    PITSBURG – “For us to stop their big guys up front was big,” said Coach Danny Diceanu after his Franklin Monroe boys soccer team defeated Yellow Springs 2-0 in the third round of the Ohio High...
  • XC Runners Advance to Regionals

    by - Oct 21, 2014
    ENGLEWOOD – Twelve individual runners and two teams will be moving onto the Regional Cross Country Meet on Oct. 25 at Troy Memorial Stadium. Darke County’s runners converged on Miami Valley Career Technology Center for the...
  • Lady Jets Have Season End

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    WEST LIBERTY – The Lady Jets of Franklin Monroe were hoping for a repeat of last year’s tournament game with West Liberty Salem, but it was not to be. The underdog Jets saw their season come...
  • FM boys take on Yellow Springs Monday

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe Jets have moved onto the third round of the  Ohio High School Athletic Association’s (OHSAA) third round of the boys’ soccer tournament with a 7-0 victory over Triad on Thursday night....
  • Upgrades to airport will take a while

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    VERSAILLES – Darke County Commissioner Mike Rhoades said upgrading the Darke County Airport has been an issue since before he took office. While the commissioners have moved forward on some individual projects, completion of the upgrades...
  • Democrats host state candidates

    by - Oct 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Democrats welcomed several hopeful candidates on the ballot in November to their annual dinner, including the candidate running for the second highest position in the state, lieutenant governor. Sharen Neuhardt is...
  • Big Lots is Closing

    by - Oct 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Big Lots store on Wagner Avenue is closing. The Early Bird spoke to an employee who wished to remain anonymous to unofficially confirm the rumor that has been spreading across Greenville the...
  • Lady Jets get first round victory

    by - Oct 15, 2014
    PITSBURG – You can forget about season records when the soccer tournament begins. That’s what the Lady Jets of Franklin Monroe (FM) learned in their first round tournament game against Northeastern (Clark County) on Oct. 14....
  • CCC rivals meet at Tri-Village for XC conference meet

    by - Oct 14, 2014
    NEW MADISON – Teams from National Trail, Miami East, and Covington earned wins at the Cross County Conference Cross Country meet on Oct. 11. Individual winners were Brady McBride, Newton, HS boys, Anna Dunn, Covington, HS...
  • Same gospel; new delivery method

    by - Oct 12, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Non church goers and those that aren’t happy with what they’re getting from their current service will soon have a new option. Lighthouse Allegiance will kick-off its first service on Saturday, Oct. 18, 6...
  • Pence crowned at 86th Pumpkin Show

    by - Oct 11, 2014
    BRADFORD – Fifteen young ladies took the stage at th 86th annual Bradford Pumpkin Show on Oct. 8. Shortly before 9 p.m., Scott Ward, of WTGR, announced Brittany Pence, of New Breman High School, was the...
  • I’m Two Days Late

    by - Oct 11, 2014
    There’s nothing that will get a husband or boyfriend’s heart racing like hearing the words, “Honey, I’m two days late.” What? Huh? Ha, ha, ha…you’re kidding, right? It’s one of those statements that needs no further...
  • Jets take two games from TCN

    by - Oct 10, 2014
    PITSBURG – Franklin Monroe boys and girls soccer swept Cross County Conference rivals Tri-County North on Oct. 9. This was the final home game of the season and Senior Night for both teams. The Lady Jets...
  • Domino’s making a return to Greenville

    by - Oct 9, 2014
    GREENVILLE – There have been a lot of rumors and speculation regarding the construction on Wagner Avenue between Chase Bank and Burger King. Domino’s Pizza has confirmed they are planning to open in that location near...
  • October is Spinal Health Month

    by - Oct 7, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Greenville Mayor Michael Bowers, along with the Ohio State Chiropractic Association have proclaimed October as Spinal Health Month. According to the proclamation, heavy backpacks and poorly designed computer workstations have been contributing to spinal...
  • Parades, confetti and more at Pumpkin Show

    by - Oct 6, 2014
    BRADFORD – The Bradford Pumpkin Show will once again have a parade a day throughout the festival. Parades kick off with the Band Parade on Tuesday. Come see a lot of great area high school bands...
  • 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....

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