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February 1, 2015

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  • Mikayla Kutter is Ambassador for walk

    by - Feb 1, 2015
    ARCANUM – Mikayla Kutter was born in the 24th week of her mother’s pregnancy. She weighed 1lb 5oz and was only 12 inches long. As you might imagine, her chances of survival were minimal. After 3...
  • Winter Reading event attracts ‘children’ of all ages

    by - Feb 1, 2015
    GREENVILLE – What do Flash Boxes, chair massages, toilet paper, a movie, wedding cookies and Frozen cardboard figures have in common? They could all be found at the Greenville Public Library Jan. 24. The library kicked...
  • A safe place for kids; a price that can’t be beat

    by - Feb 1, 2015
    GREENVILLE – “We charge $2 a year for a membership,” said Tom Jenkins, director of the Greenville Boys & Girls Club. “Then we turn around and give them a $7 T-shirt,” said club employee Justin, also...
  • CCP not always possible for small districts

    by - Feb 1, 2015
    ANSONIA – Responding to the recent ODE criteria change for College Credit Plus (CCP) classes, Superintendent for Mississinawa Valley and Ansonia Local Schools Jim Atchley said he still wasn’t sure how that would impact his districts....
  • Rural King announces opening date

    by - Jan 30, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Rural King, a fast-growing farm and home store headquartered in Illinois, is pleased to announce plans to open a new store in Greenville, with a grand open date of April 2.  The store will...
  • Faulkner is Baby Book winner

    by - Jan 30, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Early Bird/Bluebag Media is pleased to announce the winner of its Baby Book drawing. A total of 45 entries were eligible for the drawing with Henry Faulkner winning the random drawing. Faulkner was...
  • Wards reflect on attending State of the Union

    by - Jan 29, 2015
    GREENVILLE – As most of the nation watched from home as the President gave another State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 20, a local couple of small business owners were actually seated in the...
  • Crews pull kids from icy water crash

    by - Jan 29, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – Even with many of Darke County school districts operating on a two hour delay Thursday, some backroads were still extremely icy and slick when kids made their way to class. As three Arcanum students...
  • Stelvideo family wakes to smoke in home

    by - Jan 29, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – A local family woke to their house full of smoke in Stelvideo Thursday morning. According to the residents at 8028 Arcanum Bears Mill Road, the fire seemed to originate from the wall behind...
  • Dollar General plans second store in Greenville

    by - Jan 28, 2015
    GREENVILLE – With five stores already in the county, one more Dollar General may be headed our way. The proposed site would mean a second store for the City of Greenville. Dollar General is currently looking...
  • Crews respond to Greenville garage fire

    by - Jan 28, 2015
    GREENVILLE – At around midnight Tuesday the Greenville Fire Department were called to a reported garage fire on 600 block of Harrison Avenue. First officer on scene reported large flames from a detached garage behind the...
  • Intoxicated driver arrested after crash

    by - Jan 27, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – A woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated east of Greenville Tuesday afternoon. According to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office,  the woman was traveling eastbound on US36 East when she lost control of...
  • EUM Church hosts ministry benefit concert

    by - Jan 26, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Nearly 200 people didn’t let the winter weather Sunday evening keep them from enjoying some praise music for a good cause at EUM Church’s A Night Out with NextStep. The EUM Worship Band, The Quest and Tommy...
  • Tri-Village, Winchester hold special night for Mitch

    by - Jan 26, 2015
    NEW MADISON – It was a special night at Tri-Village High School as 2008 graduate Mitch McCabe was honored during the game between the Patriots and Winchester. According to his website, McCabe was diagnosed with cancer...
  • County roads lead to several crashes

    by - Jan 25, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – The winter weather caused several crashes Sunday afternoon,  including a reported minor head-on collision in front of Bears Mill. According to deputies,  a northbound Jeep Liberty slid into a southbound Honda Civic on...
  • Sunday fire damages Pitsburg home

    by - Jan 25, 2015
    PITSBURG – Crews battled at 2-alarm house fire on the 200 block of South Jefferson Street in Pitsburg Sunday afternoon. Flames and heavy smoke spread throughout the upper section of the 2-story home as crews arrived...
  • Council changes direction and includes trash bags in bid

    by - Jan 25, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Citizens of Greenville made their position very clear when they approached council over the past couple of months. They wanted to keep trash bags as an option when it comes to waste pick up....
  • Dayton man injured in early morning crash

    by - Jan 25, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – On Sunday at approximately 4:01 am Darke County Deputies along with New Madison Fire, Tri-Village Rescue and Indiana University Air Life Line were dispatched to the 3900 block of US Route 127 in reference to a single vehicle...
  • Visitors get chance to pet Ohio timber rattlesnake

    by - Jan 25, 2015
    GREENVILLE – “I don’t know… I’m scared of snakes,” said the young lady sitting next to her dad. As if to make her point, she snuggled a little closer, partially hiding behind his arm. “We have...
  • Winchester, Ind. preparing for the Traveling Wall

    by - Jan 25, 2015
    WINCHESTER, Ind. – Many people remember historic dates such as Nov. 11, 1918, Dec. 7, 1941 or June 6, 1944 and more recently, Sept. 11, 2001. One date that is often overlooked is April 30, 1975....

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