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July 23, 2016


  • Proclamation declaring Annie Oakley Festival signed

    by - Jul 23, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – July 29, 30 and 31 has officially been proclaimed as the 53rd  Annie Oakley Festival. County Commissioners Mike Stegall and Mike Rhoades signed the proclamation during their July 18 meeting.  Commissioner Diane Delaplane...
  • Greenville City Park plans island project

    by - Jul 23, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Be sure to visit the “Friends of the Park” booth at the Gathering and find out how you can get involved in the “Treasured Island” landscaping project.  Many people have fond memories of days...
  • Don’t set out your fair chairs too early

    by - Jul 23, 2016
    GREENVILLE – As a reminder per the April 6, 2016 Board Meeting Minutes for the Darke County Agricultural Society, the Fairboard approved implementing, that for safety and unrestricted pre-fair preparation, effective with the 2016 Fair, no...
  • Survival Skills: Water Purification at DCP

    by - Jul 23, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Ohio has plenty of freshwater, but is it safe to drink? Darke County Parks is pleased to welcome back Rob Simpson, owner of the Canteen Shop on West 3rd Street in Greenville. On July...
  • Whirledge featured with Jazz Band

    by - Jul 23, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Municipal Jazz Band will continue the Summer Concerts in the Park on July 24, 7 p.m., at the Marling Band Shell in the beautiful Greenville City Park.  This week the jazz band...
  • Garage sale permit waived

    by - Jul 23, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Residents of the city of Greenville may have a garage/yard sale from Aug. 4-7 without a permit. The city is waving the permit required in conjunction with the World’s Longest Yard Sale/US Route 127...
  • Doss Business Systems acquires CountyStart

    by - Jul 23, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Doss Business Systems recently announced the acquisition of CountyStart Networks, LLC asset and customer base. Paul Doss, president of DOSS Business Systems, Inc., said, “The most important thing we want CountyStart customers to know...
  • Bemus leaving Greenville; K-8 building on schedule

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Greenville Board of Education on Thursday accepted the resignation of assistant superintendent and curriculum director Laura Bemus. Bemus, who has been with Greenville City Schools for four years, will be taking a job as...
  • Firefighter positions now available at Greenville FD

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – With the recent retirement of Assistant Chief Dave McDermitt and upcoming retirement of Chief Mark Wolf, the City of Greenville is in the application process of hiring two beginning firefighters this year. “All of...
  • Greenville Police Beat 7-22-16

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    Police respond to theft at Lowe’s On July 13 an officer was called to Lowe’s on Wagner Avenue on the report of two thefts occurring during the past couple days. The Lowe’s prevention officer, Crystal Kirkwood...
  • County receives grant for MARCS communication tower

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – A $500,000 grant Darke County commissioners applied for earlier this year has been approved by the state’s Local Government Innovation Council. The safety capital improvement grant will be used to construct a communications...
  • CIC believes Bowers is who they need

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The fervor the Darke County Economic Development office had the past few years may have been tempered with the loss of its former director earlier this year, but things may start heating up again...
  • PALS can hurry in for hummingbirds

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Park District invites children in kindergarten through second grade to join them on Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon to explore hummingbirds during Park P.A.L.S. Please note the new 10 a.m....
  • Making things beautiful

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Butterflies Junior Garden Club planted and maintained large containers of annuals for the Greenville Girls Softball Association at Stebbins Field on State Route 49 North. The containers had Dracena, Red petunias, calibrachoa, and Blackie sweet potato...
  • Pick up souvenirs at Annie Oakley Festival

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – When visiting the Annie Oakley Festival this year, be sure to stop by the souvenir booth to view the many different souvenirs you can purchase to remember your trip to the festival.  At the...
  • History bus tour at Annie Oakley Festival

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Annie Oakley Festival Committee is happy to announce there will be a free historical bus tour at the festival again this year.  This tour will be offered on a comfortable air conditioned touring...
  • WIC event promotes breastfeeding

    by - Jul 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Ohio and Aug. 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week (WBW).  Research suggests that breastfeeding is a key modifiable factor for disease for both mothers and infants.  This year’s Breastfeeding...
  • Armed suspect robs Greenville Walgreens

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department is investigating a second armed robbery that occurred just over three hours after the first report. Just after 7 p.m. Thursday evening, officers responded to Walgreens, located on the corner of Wagner...
  • Martin Street Subway reports robbery

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department was called to the Subway restaurant on Martin Street in Greenville Thursday afternoon at approximately 3:30 p.m. on a report of a robbery. According to officers, the male suspect reportedly brandished...
  • Bowers named Economic Development Director

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Community Improvement Corporation of  Darke County has named Mike Bowers, mayor of Greenville, as the new Economic Development Director.   Bowers replaces Marc Saluk who left the position in February to take a similar job...

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