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  • Construction remains on schedule at HS, K-8 facility

    by - Sep 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “So far the timelines are as expected,” said Greenville City Schools Superintendent Doug Fries. In the District’s second full week of school the high school is in its second phase of construction and the...
  • Woman cited for non-injury crash

    by - Sep 20, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A female driver was cited for Failure to Yield following a non-injury crash on US 127 Saturday. Emergency personnel responded to the intersection of US 127 and Childrens Home Bradford Road at approximately...
  • Eagles Riders raise funds for Cancer Assn., Wounded Warriors

    by - Sep 20, 2014
    GREENVILLE – A newly organized group, the Greenville Eagles Riders, presented checks to the Cancer Association of Darke County and will be doing the same to the Wounded Warriors Project. The group, which operates under the...
  • Woman hospitalized after crash with truck

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A woman was transported to the hospital after pulling out in front of a truck on US 127 Friday afternoon. Preliminary investigation revealed that the female driver of a black Hyundai Accent pulled out...
  • Driver hits house after losing control

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A male driver lost control of his vehicle Friday afternoon, hitting a home near Coletown. According to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, a man was traveling westbound on State Route 571 West just...
  • GFD open house is Oct. 5

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The City of Greenville Fire Department will be hosting a Fire Prevention Open House with the theme “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month” on Oct. 5, 1-4 p.m., at the fire...
  • Suspect apprehended after crashing stolen car

    by - Sep 18, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – A man wanted out of Montgomery County was apprehended after fleeing on foot following a crash near Pitsburg Thursday. According to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, Mychal Bergman, 18, admitted to stealing a white 2003 Pontiac...
  • 2 injured in crash near Greenville

    by - Sep 16, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – Two people were hospitalized following a crash north of Greenville Tuesday afternoon. According to the Darke County Sheriff’s Office, a male driver of a Ford Windstar van pulled out from an eastbound stop...
  • Community comes together for local firefighter

    by - Sep 16, 2014
    DARKE COUNTY – When it comes to the word brotherhood, firefighters definitely fit that label. When one of Darke County’s own was recently diagnosed with cancer, his “brothers” joined together to find a way to help out....
  • GFD responds to house fire on Harrison

    by - Sep 16, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Fire Department responded to 920 Harrison Ave., on a report of a house fire Wednesday afternoon. Heavy smoke filled the one and a half story home when crews arrived on scene. The homeowners...
  • Bid on your favorite cartoons Sept. 26

    by - Sep 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Do you have a favorite Paul Ackley cartoon? It could be humorous… The 2014 Great Darke County Fair. It could be hard-hitting… Drunk drivers, RIP. It could be promotional… The Gathering at Garst. It...
  • GJH conducts 13th annual 9-11 ceremony

    by - Sep 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “Thirteen years ago our lives were changed forever…” Greenville Junior High School Principal Chris Mortenson addressed nearly 400 students, plus teachers, observers and first responders. It was Sept. 11, 2014. He was talking about...
  • Illumination Festival will be a weekend of music and fun

    by - Sep 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – The Illumination Festival will be hosting a great line-up of artists at its eighth annual festival of contemporary gospel music at the Darke County Fairgrounds. There will be a lot to see and do...
  • Peafowl will soon have a new home

    by - Sep 14, 2014
    GREENVILLE – It started with a question that turned into a discussion and then action. Members of the Greenville Park Board were joined by Ryan Carpe, Mayor Michael Bowers and other volunteers to break ground on...
  • Ho scale railroad alive and well in Greenville

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – Darke County has many little known nuggets representing unique or historical facets of the area. In a recent First Friday event, participants were able to see some of the offices and merchants of the...
  • Rolling 50’s Classic a car lovers delight

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “No, I don’t plan to paint it,” said Jaron Brock of Knoxville, Tenn. “It would only get uglier.” Brock’s 97 Honda Prelude stood out at the Rolling 50’s Car Show Sept. 6 because it...
  • Vintage posters have story to tell

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    GREENVILLE – “I’ve been trying to convince my son for 20 years,” said Kim Martin. “Now I have proof.” She was standing next to a Red Cross recruiting poster; the woman was holding an injured soldier....
  • Crews battle Ansonia mobile home fire

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    ANSONIA – Emergency personnel responded to a 2-alarm fire at 601 E. Canal Street in Ansonia Saturday morning. Crews arrived on the scene after 5 a.m. to find a mobile home on lot 7 of the...
  • Palestine man arrested in drug raid

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    PALESTINE – On Friday the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, along with Darke County Special Response Team, executed a search warrant at 153 South Main Street in Palestine. Bryan Adkins, 35, of Palestine was taken into...
  • Former Miami County reporter charged with sexting a teen

    by - Sep 12, 2014
    TROY – A former reporter for the daily newspaper in Piqua has been charged with sexting a 16-year-old girl. Will E. Sanders, 34, has since resigned as a writer from the Piqua Daily Call, a newspaper publication...

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