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  • Wilkerson jailed on $20,000 bond in assault case

    by - Aug 21, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein set bail at $20,000 for 18-year-old Zackary T. Wilkerson Thursday morning. Wilkerson appeared via video connection from the Darke County jail after turning himself in...
  • Man jailed for assault with hammer

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein ordered 19-year-old Justin Lee Dispennette be jailed on a $15,000 bond for an assault Tuesday afternoon. According to Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Deborah S. Quigley, Dispennette...
  • NTPA ready to hit the track

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    You may have missed the Darke County Tractor Pullers show at the fair, but there is still time to enjoy the thunderous sound of the big trucks and tractors as they compete for the top spot....
  • Fair cuts electricity after transformer issue

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A few events at the Darke County Fair were put on hold for almost and hour Monday evening as crews scrambled to fix an emergency electrical issue near the gazebo. Sparks could be seen...
  • Man found bleeding from head on side of road

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A passer-by discovered a man laying on side of road on 5300 block of Dayton Road in Greenville at approximately 9:45 p.m. Monday evening. He was unconscious and bleeding from the head when officers arrived. Once...
  • State Champion Drill Team Performs

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    The Darke County 4-H Dog Drill Team earned top honors at the Ohio State Fair a few weeks ago. On Aug. 17 and 18 they performed their award winning show at the Dog Barn. In addition...
  • Hummel and Addis are top kids

    by - Aug 19, 2014
    Congratulations to Little Miss & Mister Darke County Fair Queen & King Ava Hummel, daughter of Jared & Christi Hummel, and Evan Addis, son of Larry & Amy Addis. Congratulations are also extended to the 44...
  • Baleigh says Visitor’s Bureau experience “awesome”

    by - Aug 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Nursing? Darke County Visitor’s Bureau Director Deanna York looked at her new marketing intern, Baleigh Reed, OSU freshman going into the university’s nursing program this fall. They were grinning. “Should I give the stock...
  • Living with cancer threat, singer moves forward

    by - Aug 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “There’s some evil thing under your bed… wants to grab you every day,” said Jeff Madewell. “You can’t let that paralyze you; you get out of bed on a different side each day.” This...
  • Fire destroys pizza delivery car

    by - Aug 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Fire Department was dispatched to Treaty Manor in Greenville Saturday evening on a report of a car fire. According to witness reports, a local pizza delivery man’s white sedan burst into flames while...
  • Name change reflects services available from organization

    by - Aug 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Recovery Services has a new name that directly reflects the services it offers its clients. After acquiring Darke County Mental Health, a mental health services facility in Troy and a substance abuse...
  • Armed suspect robs Greenville gas station

    by - Aug 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department and the Darke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an armed robbery in Greenville just before 10 p.m. Saturday evening. According to reports, a female clerk at the Sunoco...
  • New cattle barn, new entry prices at fair

    by - Aug 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Contractors wrapped up work on the new cattle barn Aug. 13. It will be functional but not completed until September. According to Daryl Riffle, Fair Manager, work has been completed pretty much on schedule....
  • New fair queen wastes no time in new role

    by - Aug 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – 2014 Darke County Youth Fair Queen Jenna Cline wasted no time getting involved in her new role. She has already been to nine or 10 county fairs since being crowned in July. “I’ve really...
  • For some – fair a business mainstay

    by - Aug 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “The traffic is excellent every year,” said Steven Blocher, owner of Blocher Enterprises in Greenville. “In a good year we get from a half to two-thirds of our annual business during the fair.” Blocher...
  • Wayne Cinemas expected to open under new ownership

    by - Aug 15, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Teicher Theaters have confirmed with The Early Bird that a sale is pending for ownership of Wayne Cinemas, located at 538 S. Broadway in Greenville. The sign above the theater reads “Closed Until September”....
  • Ribbon cut on 158th Great Darke Co. Fair

    by - Aug 15, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The 158th running of the Great Darke County Fair is now underway. The annual ribbon cutting ceremony held on Aug. 15 signified the opening of the event. The fair expects to host between 180,000...
  • Public safety remains fair week agenda

    by - Aug 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Public safety is of the utmost importance,” said Chief Deputy Mark Whittaker of the Darke County Sheriff’s Office. Whittaker and other members of the fair safety committee announced some changes in safety measures taken...
  • Active meth cook busted in Union City

    by - Aug 14, 2014
    UNION CITY, Ohio – Two men were arrested after authorities busted an active meth lab cook operation in Union City Thursday afternoon. According to the UCO Police Department, officers raided the garage behind 210 East Oak St....
  • Improvements for Sweitzer and Fourth

    by - Aug 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The City of Greenville plans to complete a street reconstruction project on Sweitzer and Fourth Streets, from Pine to Sycamore Street. This project will include the widening and reconstruction of the street base and...

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