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  • Whirlpool deals with bed bugs at Greenville plant

    by - Jun 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Whirlpool’s Greenville KitchenAid plant recently reported to its employees that bed bugs were found in its health center on June 9. Employees were informed on June 12. When asked about the incident Whirlpool released...
  • Chamber welcomes DeWine to annual meeting

    by - Jun 12, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Attorney General Mike DeWine to its annual meeting on Wednesday. The Attorney General spoke about the efforts his office has taken to curtail drug abuse, including the...
  • School district asks city to waive fees and bonds on new building

    by - Jun 8, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Greenville City School District’s preliminary plans for the new K-8 building are expected to go before Greenville’s Planning and Zoning Commission on June 17 for approval, but City Council received a preview of a...
  • Arcanum Hardware stays open with new owner and name

    by - Jun 7, 2014
    ARCANUM – When you think of Arcanum Hardware two names will come to mind immediately – Eldon and Paul Erdmann. The brothers have owned and operated the hometown hardware store since 1969. They were able to...
  • Group prepares for 15th annual show

    by - Jun 7, 2014
    GREENVILLE – It is still a month away, but organizers for Greenville Farm Power of the Past are finalizing plans for the 15th annual show. This year’s event will be held July 10-13 at the Darke...
  • Darke Co. Commissioners proclaim CPR and AED Week

    by - Jun 7, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Learning CPR and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) can quite possible mean the difference between life and death for someone suffering from Sudden Cardiac Arrest or other medical emergency. During first...
  • Help me be a trend setter

    by - Jun 7, 2014
    As a young man, I always took pride in being in style. In the 80’s, I had several pairs of stone-washed jeans that I could cuff at the bottom. I also had my share of pastel...
  • Ribbon cut on Little Caesars

    by - Jun 7, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Little Caesars store opened in December and has been met with great success. Jim Batsakes, franchise owner, was in town on May 22 to celebrate with the Darke County Chamber of Commerce...
  • Fourman celebrates 50 years at BRC

    by - Jun 1, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “The rumors are not true,” said Melissa Benline, RN, director of Assisted Living at the Brethren Retirement Community. “Jean (Fourman) is not retiring.” The rumor may have been started when it was announced a...
  • Milestone Anniversary at BRC

    by - May 30, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Brethren Retirement Community’s staff joined with the residents to celebrate a milestone anniversary for one of the caregivers at the facility. Jean Fourman has been a nurse’s aide at the facility for 50...
  • Book comes to life for local students

    by - May 26, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Greenville’s South School students recently had a book they were studying come to life thanks to Greenville residents John and Karen Burkett. The sixth grade language arts classes have been reading the book Okay...
  • DCHS continues mission to prevent cruelty to animals

    by - May 25, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Humane Society (DCHS) was formed over 60 years ago with the mission to instill humane principles and enforce laws for the prevention of cruelty, especially to children and animals, through repetitious...
  • I’m Hoping for at Least One Callus

    by - May 25, 2014
    It doesn’t happen often, but my wife recently gave me a compliment. I wish she would have dropped the tone of astonishment from her voice when praising me, but I’ll take what I can get. I...
  • Cutting down on red tape

    by - May 21, 2014
    Sometimes, government has a tendency of continuing to do things the same way year after year. Enough years go by, and people stop asking questions because, “That’s just the way it’s done.” That is why I...
  • Special Olympics Track & Field event produces lots of winners

    by - May 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Special Olympics athletes were forced to wait a few extra days before they could start earning ribbons in the 36th annual Darke County Special Olympics Track & Field events. Originally scheduled for May 9,...
  • Boosters continue cannon fundraising

    by - May 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Greenville Athletic Boosterswould like to thank Greenville Federal for its recent donation toward the Cannon Project Funding! A team of localbusinessmen have joined forces to replace the recently decommissioned cannon with a new custom...
  • Taylor sentenced to 18 months or MonDay – Miami County Court will determine

    by - May 12, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Dustin L. Taylor could face 18 months in prison or the MonDay Program after pleading no contest and eventually being found guilty by Judge Jonathan Hein of Attempted Vehicular Assault. There is some uncertainty...
  • CAP has been leading the War on Poverty for 50 years

    by - May 11, 2014
    GREENVILLE – In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation and urged passage of the Economic Opportunity Act. The War on Poverty had begun. Fifty years later, residents of Darke County, Miami Valley and across...
  • I Won the Bet this Year

    by - May 11, 2014
    I have heard your tastes – the things you enjoy eating – change every seven years. That explains why I no longer enjoyed my wife’s tuna casserole about the time I turned 35. Or, it could...
  • Football camp deadline nearing

    by - May 10, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The 21st annual Matt Light Football Camp will be held June 16 and 17 at Greenville’s Harmon Field. The camp is open to children ages 8-14. Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to...

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