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  • 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...
  • BMW driver injured while leaving grocery

    by - Nov 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Traffic on one of Greenville’s busiest streets was temporarily slowed Wednesday during lunch hour after crews responded to an injury accident. According to witness statements, a blue BMW Roadster was struck while turning north...
  • DAR helps at Dickey ceremony

    by - Nov 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – On Nov. 14, Garst Museum unveiled 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 Operation...
  • Blown tire causes Martin Street crash

    by - Nov 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A female driver was injured after colliding with a parked car on the 500 block of Martin Street in Greenville Tuesday evening. According to police, the woman was traveling eastbound on Martin Street when...
  • Fish asks for annual Mitten Tree donations

    by - Nov 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Fish Mitten Tree once again needs donated gloves and mittens to decorate its empty branches; these donations will be distributed to the children enrolled in Darke County Head Start programs. In addition to...
  • Second man sent to prison for UCO meth bust

    by - Nov 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The second man arrested during a meth lab bust in Union City has been sent to prison after pleading guilty Tuesday morning in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. Daniel L. Bullock , 33, was...
  • GJHS assembly… to honor all veterans

    by - Nov 18, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “As a grateful nation, we show our respect by honoring our veterans…” The Greenville Junior High School student body stood as the Colors were presented, signifying the beginning of the school’s Veterans Day ceremony...
  • Brown charged with attempting to rape a child

    by - Nov 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A 53-year-old man is jailed in Darke County on a $100,000 bond, after he was arrested Sunday for Attempted Rape, a felony of the second degree. According to court documents, Daniel L. Brown is...
  • Roads treacherous after first major snow

    by - Nov 17, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Snow plows and shovels were brought out following the first major snowfall of the 2014-15 winter season. With only days before winter officially begins, the area was impacted with several inches of the...
  • Driver wipes out on snow-covered roadway

    by - Nov 17, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A driver was hospitalized after losing control and hitting a tree on State Route 503 Monday about 12:30 p.m. According to Darke County Deputies at the scene, the male driver was southbound on SR 503 reportedly taking...
  • Car slides off road into home, injures 3

    by - Nov 17, 2014
    GREENVILLE: A maroon Buick Le Sabre slammed into an occupied residence in Greenville just before 5:50 a.m. Monday morning. According to Greenville Police Department, a female driver lost control on the snow covered roadway as she...
  • Fire destroys Pikeville home

    by - Nov 17, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY — Fire erupted inside a home on 8400 block of Greenville St. Marys Road in Pikeville just after 11 pm Sunday night. According to firefighters at the scene, ammunition inside the 2-story home exploded as...
  • Caring for their country above themselves

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    ARCANUM – When you see a veteran stop and thank them, said two Arcanum High School freshmen, Wills Troutwine and Elle Siculan. “You have no idea what they sacrificed,” Elle added; “What they’ve gone through.” Wills...
  • Speaker faced depression during his service

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    ARCANUM – “I’m not retired,” said Army PFC Harvey Hinshaw, guest speaker at the Arcanum-Butler Schools Veterans Day assembly Nov. 11. “While I was in South Korea I received an early discharge,” he went on. “It...

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