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  • Sheriff’s Patrol hosts one of the largest shows ever

    by - Mar 27, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The 53rd annual Darke County Sheriff’s Patrol got underway Friday night to a large crowd and nearly 90 vendors; more than doubling last year’s total. According to Gaylen Blosser, show co-organizer, this year’s show was the...
  • Mill introduces executive director

    by - Mar 27, 2015
    GREENVILLE – On March 20, Bear’s Mill held a reception to introduce its first executive director. Marti Goetz has been getting acclimated to her new position for the past six weeks, but is excited with what...
  • Name isn’t the only change at Marsh

    by - Mar 27, 2015
    UNION CITY – A concerted effort by Marsh Supermarkets to return to its original branding meant a grand re-opening for the store in Union City. Several years ago Marsh changed to the name of the local...
  • Bowl for Kids Sake generates $37,000

    by - Mar 25, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Bowl For Kids Sake bowling event that was held March 6 and 8 at Bel-Mar Lanes in Sidney and Treaty Lanes in Greenville with nearly 75 bowling teams consisting of 4 to 5...
  • Rural King prepares for Grand Opening

    by - Mar 22, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Rural King opened March 8 to the surprise of many, including the company. Jeff Champ, store manager, explained Greenville’s newest retailer was scheduled to open March 9, but were ready to go on the...
  • Neighborhood Watch hasn’t helped problem

    by - Mar 21, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Neighborhood Watch program isn’t working. “The promises that were made weren’t fulfilled.” At least that is what Lisa Overbay and several of her neighbors believe. A group of 20 or more residents from...
  • Team captains get fundraising advice

    by - Mar 21, 2015
    GREENVILLE – With a little over a month remaining until the annual March for Babies fundraising event in Greenville, many local teams have already begun collecting funds and preparing for this year’s fundraising event for March...
  • Oh Where is My Hairbrush

    by - Mar 16, 2015
    When I was a kid… Don’t you love it when somebody starts a conversation with that phrase? It usually means they are going to complain about how good the current generation has it as opposed to...
  • Asst. Chief McDermitt Fire Official of the Year Award

    by - Mar 14, 2015
    GREENVILLE – David McDermitt has witnessed everything from minor fender benders to deadly fires in his career as a fireman and all have led him to the belief that educating local residents on safety can make...
  • Rural King opens in Greenville

    by - Mar 9, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Rural King began welcoming customers to its newest store this past weekend. The store is open daily, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., and offers a large variety of items. Customers are finding everything from...
  • Keeping Annie Oakley Days alive and growing

    by - Mar 8, 2015
    GREENVILLE – “We want to keep the idea of Annie Oakley alive,” said JoEllen Melling, president of the Annie Oakley Days Committee. The committee’s newly elected president recognized the Annie Oakley Days Festival has experienced some...
  • City considers building new water tower

    by - Mar 8, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Twelve hours! That is how much water is available to Greenville residents if the water department has a catastrophic event that knocks out the pumps. Safety/Service Director Curt Garrison told Greenville council members those...
  • Fram celebrates recent accomplishments

    by - Mar 7, 2015
    GREENVILLE – In 2011, Fram’s Greenville plant was down to approximately 150 employees and was nearly a shell of its former self. There were rumors the plant would be closing shop. However, a group of individuals...
  • Greenville’s incredible season ends with 54-52 loss

    by - Mar 5, 2015
    GREENVILLE – A record setting season came to end on March 5 for the Greenville boys’ basketball team. The team posted 18 wins against five losses this year, but the Wave’s fifth loss was a heartbreaker...
  • March for Babies is a week later than in previous years

    by - Mar 1, 2015
    GREENVILLE – This year’s March of Dimes’ March for Babies has begun. While the walk is still a couple of months away, the organization held its annual kickoff celebration on Feb. 24. There is one big...
  • I’m the only one capable

    by - Feb 28, 2015
    I have been told it is good to get away from your job and other distractions and spend time with your family. It will make your relationships healthier. I know it’s true, but believing I could...
  • Local athletes in state’s rankings

    by - Feb 24, 2015
    DARKE CO. – Several local athletes are getting ready for the high school track and field season by participating in the indoor track and field. Some have been competing since December in their respective events. Schools...
  • Reid nearing completion of Greenville medical facility

    by - Feb 15, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Although an official opening date has not been set, the Reid Hospital & Health Care Services’ medical facility on Meeker Road in Greenville is nearing completion. Jeff Cook, director of Reid Engineering Services, said,...
  • National newscast promotes locally owned business

    by - Feb 15, 2015
    ARCANUM – A few years ago Kelsey Timmerman, a Mississinawa Valley graduate, authored a book titled Where Am I Wearing? Timmerman took a trek across the globe to discover where the t-shirt he was wearing was...
  • Success continues in Greenville grad’s coaching career

    by - Feb 14, 2015
    GREENVILLE – In high school Tim Atkinson was a standout runner. As an adult he continues to train standout runners. Atkinson graduated from Greenville Senior High in 1984 and had a stellar track and cross country...
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