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  • Six Finalist Compete Tonight

    by - Jul 24, 2014
    YORK WOODS – Preliminaries were stopped after six of the 10 contestants successfully hit their targets at 80 feet. Miss Annie Oakley 2014 and her runners-up will be determined tonight. The six to compete, left to...
  • Greenville hosts Color Blaze 5K

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Color, family, friends, fun and did we mention Color was what the Color Blaze 5K is all about! The charity benefit event was held Saturday at the Darke County Fairgrounds. According to the organization’s website, “Color...
  • Investigation continues in rash of vehicle fires

    by - Jul 23, 2014
    GREENVILLE – An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Tuesday morning’s rash of vehicle thefts and fires in Greenville. Joshua Willis of Greenville is currently jailed in Mercer County on one count of Theft....
  • Arson suspects hit several vehicles overnight

    by - Jul 22, 2014
    GREENVILLE – One person has been arrested in connection with a rash of overnight vehicle break-ins and fires in the City of Greenville. According to a press release from the Greenville Police Department, seven vehicles sustained...
  • Mayor thanks fireworks donors

    by - Jul 21, 2014
    GREENVILLE – After a several year hiatus from the Darke County Fairgrounds, fireworks returned to the City of Greenville during the Independence Day celebration. Greenville Mayor Michael Bowers and Greenville City Council planned for the event...
  • City will provide resource officer

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Safety/Service Director Curt Garrison informed Greenville City Council he is working on a project with the Greenville City Schools to provide a School Resource Officer to the district. Council gave approval for the city...
  • Garst to unveil Dickey Medal of Honor for Veterans Day

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – On Nov. 15 Garst Museum will unveil the Official Display Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to U.S. Marine PFC Douglas E. Dickey of Ansonia in 1967. Dickey earned the medal for heroism during...
  • Koenig breaks ground

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Koenig Equipment will have a new home in Greenville soon. The land is currently being prepared for construction of their new store at the corner of KitchenAid Way and Children’s Home-Bradford Road with completion...
  • GHS cheerleaders wash cars for fundraiser

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville High School cheerleaders washed cars for several hours Saturday to raise money for upcoming school year. The Cheer Car Wash was held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Advance Auto...
  • McDonald’s celebrates 25th anniversary

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville McDonalds north store celebrated its 25th anniversary this week. Representatives from Scott Family McDonalds joined with employees of the store and the Darke County Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on...
  • Cline, Shaw take Junior Fair Queen & King honors

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Dedication, determination, ambition… always have a smile on your face; let everyone know you are hardcore and you love it!” This is how 2014 Darke County Youth Fair Queen Jenna Cline responded to the...
  • Relay for Life Weekend

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Darke County Relay for Life held its 10th annual event at Heritage Park in Versailles with hundreds of walkers putting on the spotlight on cancer. They walked in honor of those who are...
  • Farm Power attendance, exhibitors up

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “The guy lost his mind building this,” said Noel “Bud” Carpenter about his tractor train, built from various antique tractor pieces in 2007. He laughed then talked about some of the units, ranging from...
  • Peace Pipe to be on display at Shawnee Prairie

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “There were only three of these presented,” Deb Shiverdecker, assistant director of Darke County Parks said. She was holding the Silver Peace Pipe presented to the Shawanee Indian Tribe by General William Henry Harrison...
  • Arcanum FD awarded grant for new equipment

    by - Jul 18, 2014
    ARCANUM – The Arcanum Fire Department was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the State Fire Marshal’s Office to help in the purchase of an extrication tool. The tool consists of a generator which powers the cutter...
  • Woman hospitalized after crash near Ansonia

    by - Jul 18, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – It took emergency personnel nearly 30 minutes to free a woman from her SUV following a crash on State Route 118 Friday afternoon. According to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, the female driver...
  • Local man not seriously injured in motorcycle crash

    by - Jul 18, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A local man is fortunate to walk away after crashing his motorcycle into a car Friday afternoon. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Greenville man was traveling on his motorcycle eastbound on U.S. 36 East when...
  • Weather, petting zoo draw record crowd

    by - Jul 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Downtown Greenville was “hopping” Friday evening for the July First Friday event; many families were gathered around baby chicks, baby ducks, kittens and the Darke County Humane Society’s Domer the dog. There was also...
  • Local man gets probation for meth dealing

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Jesse J. Phipps, 26, of Greenville was sentenced to probation Friday after pleading guilty to two counts of Trafficking in Drugs (methamphetamine), felonies of the third degree. Phipps was arrested in March as part...
  • Drunk man enters wrong house, jailed for 15 days

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A Versailles man is jailed after being sentenced to 15 days for trespassing in a home of an elderly couple while intoxicated. Christopher S. Hembree, 40, appeared for sentencing Friday afternoon in the Darke County...

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