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  • Readers Write – What in the World is Happening

    by - Dec 7, 2014
    These past few months everybody seems to be demonstrating about something and the troublesome part of all this unrest is supposedly a race issue. Well I have a different opinion. I think the troublesome part is...
  • Our Creamed Corn Marriage

    by - Dec 6, 2014
    My wife and I are coming up on a monumental anniversary. No, it’s not our 50th – I’m much too young for that. It’s not even our 25th anniversary – still much too young. This anniversary...
  • BENNETT, T. ROBERT

    by - Dec 2, 2014
    T. Robert (Bob) Bennett, 87, passed away Nov. 28, 2014 in his home surrounded by family. Bob was born on April 6, 1927 in Braffetsville, to George V. and Velma I. Bennett. He attended New Madison...
  • Greenville loses one of its icons

    by - Nov 30, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Greenville lost one of its most beloved citizens this past week. Bill Booker was an icon and legendary figure that was accomplished in many areas. Booker is survived by two sons, William and Phillip....
  • KT Plum celebrates fourth anniversary

    by - Nov 29, 2014
    GREENVILLE – One of Greenville’s most unique businesses will be celebrating its fourth anniversary with an open house on Dec. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. KT Plum International, 114 N. Broadway, Greenville, owned by Tennessie...
  • Thousands watch 11th annual parade

    by - Nov 29, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Downtown Greenville was filled with smiling faces as visitors lined South Broadway from Annie Oakley Park to the Traffic Circle. Thousands were waiting anxiously to see nearly 100 horses of all sizes – from...
  • Dickey’s story will continue to be told

    by - Nov 23, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The ceremony unveiling Pfc. Douglas Dickey’s Medal of Honor on Nov. 21 was more than an opportunity for visitors to get up close and see the prestigious medal in person. It was a small...
  • Small businesses getting help from local business

    by - Nov 22, 2014
    ARCANUM – Lawson Nickol knows what it is like to start a small business and watch it grow and has long been a supporter of products that carry the “Made in the USA” label. His company,...
  • Finding Morals in my Stories

    by - Nov 22, 2014
    Sometimes I wonder what the great philosophers of history would say about the antics of my children. I’m guessing Confucius, the great Chinese philosopher, might be speechless for a moment, shrug his shoulders and say, “Dude,...
  • Greenville area residents honor the service of veterans

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – It has been nearly 100 years since the Armistice was signed putting an end to World War I, but that day has lived on in the minds and hearts of nearly every American. Not...
  • Faber and Buchy serve in leadership

    by - Nov 15, 2014
    COLUMBUS – Darke County will be well represented in the Statehouse during the 131st General Assembly. Senator Keith Faber and Representative Jim Buchy have been elected to leadership positions in the Ohio Senate and Ohio House....
  • Residents at Village Green come home

    by - Nov 15, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Nov. 11 was a very special day for residents of the Village Green Healthcare Center. It was move-in day. Residents were transported across town from the former building on Chestnut Street to their new...
  • TNR program gets boost from charity

    by - Nov 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – You may not notice a difference in the number of feral and stray cats in some areas of Greenville, but that doesn’t mean work isn’t progressing to control the population. In fact, chances are...
  • McCoy helped public connect with military

    by - Nov 9, 2014
    GREENVILLE – When one thinks of the military thoughts most often turn to soldiers that are at the front line of defense – the ones that carry guns, jump out of airplanes, sail into unfriendly waters...
  • Pimping out a friend’s son

    by - Nov 8, 2014
    I’m sure most parents are like me in that I want the best for my daughters. We look past or ignore their faults and only see their beauty and intelligence. Ha Ha Ha! I really tried...
  • Horses help give miracles to Darke County families

    by - Nov 2, 2014
    VERSAILLES – When you think of a working horse you probably think of a plow or cart hitched up to the back of a draft horse or maybe your mind goes to the days of the...
  • Children can stay warm thanks to Darke Co. Sheriff’s program

    by - Nov 2, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Sheriff’s Department is joining forces with other local law enforcement agencies, fire and medical professionals and Crime Stoppers for the 11th annual Warm Winter Wear for Darke County Children. This program...
  • Hinders joins UC Medical Practice

    by - Nov 1, 2014
    UNION CITY – The Wayne HealthCare Union City Medical Practice, 622 E. Elm St., is currently accepting patients for Denise Hinders, MSN, ANP-C. Hinders is a nurse practitioner with over 20 years experience as a nurse...
  • Road closing near new school

    by - Oct 31, 2014
    GREENVILLE – State Route 121 (North Ohio Street) will be closed between Main Street and Greenmoor Court from 7:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5  for underground utility work. ODOT detour description is US...
  • Success of P4P is good for Darke Co.

    by - Oct 26, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Partnering for Progress (P4P) met for its quarterly meeting on Oct. 22 and celebrated its fifth anniversary. The program has successfully partnered local businesses with other businesses and education to make Darke County and...

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