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  • YFC hosts annual report, fundraising banquet

    by - Nov 27, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Hundreds of people attended the two-day report and fundraising banquet for the Youth for Christ of the Miami Valley. The annual event was held at the Lighthouse Christian Center on U.S. 127, just south...
  • Man injured after crashing stolen car

    by - Nov 27, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A man was airlifted following a crash during a high speed chase  near New Madison on Thanksgiving evening. According to deputies, the Kia vehicle was reportedly stolen out of Union City. Once officers...
  • Arcanum welcomes newest business additions

    by - Nov 27, 2014
    ARCANUM – The Arcanum Business Association (ABA) recently recognized two of the village’s newest businesses. The ABA held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 21 at the Belle Fiole Tanning & Spa and Old Arcana businesses...
  • Arcanum man charged for overdose death of wife

    by - Nov 25, 2014
    GREENVILLE – An Arcanum man faces serious felony charges after after authorities held him responsible in the January drug overdose death of his wife. Raymond R. Emerson, 45, appeared in the court Tuesday by video connection...
  • Louk faces probation violation for drunken incident

    by - Nov 25, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Ethan E. Louk, 21, is back in jail after he was arrested Monday for allegedly punching out a window of a house in Gordon while intoxicated. Louk is currently on probation after being convicted in...
  • Man, daughter escape serious injury after crash

    by - Nov 24, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A Greenville man and his 12-year-old daughter escaped serious injury after colliding with a semi on US 127 Monday evening. Preliminary investigation has revealed a 2014 Freightliner, driven by Charles P. Baughman, of...
  • Truck splits utility pole on SR 571

    by - Nov 24, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – The 1100 block of State Route 571 West was closed Monday afternoon while crews worked to clean up a crash scene. According to deputies, a male driver lost control of his Chevy S10...
  • Willis pleads guilty in vehicle arson case

    by - Nov 24, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Joshua Willis, 18, of Greenville. Willis entered a guilty plea to four counts of Arson, fourth degree felonies, Friday morning in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. Willis, along with co-defendant 34-year-old Lowell “Bill” Bowers, were indicted...
  • Teen injured in ATV rollover crash

    by - Nov 23, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – On Sunday at approximately12:38 PM, Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Gettysburg Rescue, Bradford Fire Dept. and CareFlight were dispatched to the 6600 block of Smith Rd on a report of a private property injury...
  • 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...
  • Untold hours spent on Dickey exhibit

    by - Nov 23, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “This will be a powerful, emotional event,” said Garst Museum Director Clay Johnson. He noted there was considerable interest from the community; also regionally… even from out of state. He added this was a...
  • County bridge burden great; resources insufficient

    by - Nov 23, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “I have always known our bridge burden is great, but I didn’t know how great,” said Darke County Engineer Jim Surber. He is referring to a recent report by the National Association of Counties...
  • County salt supplies adequate, and expensive

    by - Nov 23, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “We used $12,000 worth of salt yesterday (Nov. 17)… that’s about 200 tons, give or take,” said Darke County Engineer Jim Surber. Noting the early start of winter he added he was still comfortable...
  • Edison students talk to junior high students about bullying

    by - Nov 22, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Words hurt,” said Edison Community College student Brant Shiverdecker. “Physical wounds heal… emotional scars never go away.” Brant and four other Edison communications students spoke to Mrs. Schaaf’s Greenville Junior High 7th and 8th...
  • Fire roars at UCI paint business

    by - Nov 22, 2014
    UNION CITY, Ind – Nearby residents were told to evacuate after flames and thick smoke rolled out from a paint shop at the intersection of Oak and Howard Street Saturday afternoon in Union City. Officer Randy...
  • The greatest tragedy is life without purpose

    by - Nov 22, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The stage had been set. Theo Makombe said the Hutus were planning genocide even during peace talks in 1990. “The U.N. (United Nations) began to notice this… or something, but they couldn’t get other...
  • 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,...
  • Driver causes crash leaving grocery store

    by - Nov 21, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Two people were hospitalized following a crash on Sweitzer in Greenville Friday afternoon. According to police reports, a Chevy Venture minivan pulled from the parking lot of Eikenberrys grocery store into the path of...
  • Whirlpool donates $20,000 to local food banks

    by - Nov 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The local Whirlpool Corporation of Greenville recently donated approximately $20,000 to aid local food banks. The money was donated equally to three different Darke County charities, including Fish Choice Food Pantry, Castine Area Food...
  • Annual Community Christmas Drive to start after Thanksviging

    by - Nov 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The 2014 Darke County Community Christmas Drive is coming up. Starting just after Thanksgiving on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28 and 29, local volunteers will be collecting donations at eleven different locations throughout the...

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