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March 29, 2015


  • Perfect Patriots claim state championship

    by - Mar 28, 2015
    COLUMBUS – With a perfect (30-0) record, the Tri-Village boys basketball team became the Division IV state champions after defeating Harvest Prep in the final seconds of the OHSAA state final Saturday at Value City Arena in Columbus. The...
  • Tri-Village to play for state title; perfect season

    by - Mar 26, 2015
    COLUMBUS – The Tri-Village boys basketball program will not only play for a Division IV state title Saturday morning, but will try to end the season a perfect (30-0). The #1 state AP ranked Patriots defeated...
  • B-Dubs to open for business Monday morning

    by - Mar 26, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The wait it almost over Darke County! Starting Monday, March 30 Greenville will officially welcome Buffalo Wild Wings (B-Dubs) to it’s brand new location at 1485 Wagner Ave. The store will hold it’s grand opening and...
  • UC Chamber holds annual awards banquet

    by - Mar 25, 2015
    UNION CITY – The Union City Chamber of Commerce recently held it’s annual Banquet and Awards Night at the Union City Elk’s Lodge. Several community guest speakers talked about upcoming Union City events, including Jana Vickery...
  • Lady Wave scrimmage Russia

    by - Mar 25, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville varsity girls softball team moved a day closer to their 2015 opening day doubleheader at the Lady Wave’s home field at Stebbins field with an impressive scrimmage against the visiting Russia Lady...
  • Greenville softball prepares for start of season

    by - Mar 22, 2015
    GREENVILLE – With the new 2015 Greenville Lady Wave fast-pitch softball season less than a week away the team took on the Brookville Lady Blue Devils and the Tinora Lady Rams from Defiance in a three-hour...
  • Lady Tigers are Div III state champions

    by - Mar 21, 2015
    COLUMBUS – Going into the semi-final game Thursday against the top ranked Doylestown Chippewa, the odds of winning were stacked against the Lady Tigers of Versailles. After beating the odds by 11 points, the team proved they were...
  • Patriots advance to state final four

    by - Mar 20, 2015
    KETTERING – Tri-Village needed a strong second half to defeat the Marion Local Flyers 47-39 in an OHSAA division IV regional championship matchup and insure a final four appearance. “What a tough group of kids,” said...
  • Versailles girls to play for state title, boys fall to Shroder

    by - Mar 19, 2015
    COLUMBUS – It was a bitter sweet day Thursday for Versailles Tiger fans. The girls varsity basketball team got an upset victory to beat top ranked Doylestown Chippewa by a score of 54-43 in the Division III state semi-final game...
  • Greenville detective talks about heroin needle hazards

    by - Mar 19, 2015
    GREENVILLE – With heroin usage continuously on the rise, local law enforcement is  dealing with many drug-related issues in Darke County. Detective Eric Roberts of the Greenville Police Department shared with The Early Bird how the...
  • Man injured after collision with semi

    by - Mar 19, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – A man was hospitalized after colliding with a semi on State Route 49 South Thursday afternoon. A preliminary investigation revealed the male driver of a Kia Forte pulled out from an eastbound stop...
  • Greenville’s Balsbaugh signs with Taylor University

    by - Mar 18, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Greenville’s Aaron Balsbaugh signed to play basketball and run track for Taylor University of Upland, Indiana. “It’s a big day for Aaron,” said Greenville varsity boys basketball coach Michael Bashore. “He has definitely earned...
  • Ahrens wins spot in High School Slam Dunk Championship

    by - Mar 18, 2015
    VERSAILLES – Versailles senior Kyle Ahrens was announced as the slam dunk winner of the 2015 “America’s Dream Choice” High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships Bracket Contest Wednesday afternoon. He is now eligible to compete in...
  • Lady Wave softball takes the field

    by - Mar 17, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The 2015 edition of the Lady Wave varsity softball team took to their home field, Lady Wave Stadium for the first time this season to put in a full team practice under the watchful...
  • Bashore, Ahrens, Linkous among All-District honors

    by - Mar 17, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – Darke County was well represented with seventeen girls and boys taking Southwest District honors from the Associated Press for the 2014-15 basketball season. Southwest District Division IV boys basketball player of the year went...
  • DCCA presents Scrap Arts Music

    by - Mar 15, 2015
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) presented the Scrap Arts Music band Saturday night at the Memorial Hall in Greenville as part of their Artists Series. The group is a Canadian-based band...
  • Lady Tigers head to state as regional champs

    by - Mar 14, 2015
    SPRINGFIELD – The Versailles Lady Tigers basketball team punched its ticket to the girls’ final-four in Columbus with a 41-24 win over previously unbeaten (27-0) Summit Country Day Silver Knights in the Division III Regional championship...
  • Patriots win district title, ready for Russia rematch

    by - Mar 12, 2015
    DAYTON – Tri-Village boys basketball earned their third straight district title with a win over Georgetown 88-67 Thursday night at UD Arena in Dayton. Seniors Damion Cook led the way with 39 points and 12 rebounds and Colton Linkous finished...
  • Greenville swimmer has record year in the water

    by - Mar 12, 2015
    GREENVILLE – Jose Badell was only 2-years-old when he was first introduced to the water in a parent and toddler class called “Daddy & Me”. According to his mother Ana, his parent could see right away that Jose...
  • Darke County Dart League donates to local BBBS

    by - Mar 12, 2015
    DARKE COUNTY – The Darke County Dart League recently donated to the local Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) organization following the conclusion of their season. The league is soft-tip mixed 4-person team playing each Monday evening for approximately...

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Perfect Patriots claim state championship
Tri-Village to play for state title; perfect season
B-Dubs to open for business Monday morning
UC Chamber holds annual awards banquet
Lady Wave scrimmage Russia
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