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  • Community welcomes home Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy

    by - Sep 30, 2016
    NEW MADISON – The Tri-Village community welcomed home 2016 Rio Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy Friday evening. The streets of New Madison were filled with proud supporters and fans of the 2013 TV graduate as he...
  • Mark’s Bike Drive comes to Darke County

    by - Sep 30, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – Some lucky Darke County children and teens will see a new bike under their Christmas tree this year, thanks to Mark’s Bike Drive and several local organizations. Started in 2014 by Mark Reedy,...
  • Gary gets jail, probation for 2015 DUI crash

    by - Sep 30, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A local man was sentenced to jail time and probation for causing an October 2015 injury crash – while driving under the influence of alcohol. Jordan L. Gary, 25, appeared for sentencing Friday morning...
  • Judge orders 18 months in Fentanyl trafficking case

    by - Sep 30, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein ordered an 18 month prison sentence Wednesday for a local woman convicted of trafficking Fentanyl – a deadly synthetic opioid. After previously entering a guilty plea to a...
  • Crews battle vacant Greenville trailer fire

    by - Sep 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Crews battled another vacant trailer fire in Greenville Wednesday night. At approximately 9:15 p.m., the Greenville Fire and Police departments and Greenville Township Rescue responded to the Colonial trailer park on Sweitzer Street on the...
  • Prairie Days offers a taste of Pioneer living

    by - Sep 28, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – Nine-year-old Myah Randall spent some time during Prairie Days getting a feel for how Pioneer children spent their days. “I fold laundry and help with the dishes,” the Church of God Academy student...
  • County’s first Aviation Day takes flight

    by - Sep 28, 2016
    DARKE  COUNTY – The Darke County Airport was a beehive of activity Saturday, Sept. 24, during the Aviation Day open house, hosted by county commissioners and the Civil Air Patrol. Hoping for at least 150 to...
  • Special events bring visitors downtown

    by - Sep 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – It was a merger between city and country life when Main Street Greenville, Inc. hosted its annual A Day of Harvest celebration in downtown Greenville on Sept. 24. Visitors to the historic section of...
  • Man reports he was attacked by clowns

    by - Sep 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A 28-year-old man reported to Greenville Police he was attacked by two males dressed as clowns early Tuesday morning. According to Police Chief Dennis Butts, the victim said he was walking down Broadway when...
  • UCO Fire personnel investigated for theft

    by - Sep 26, 2016
    UNION CITY, Ohio – In August, the Union City Ohio Fire Chief Pamela Idle, Assistant Fire Chief Brian Stump, and Captain Craig Idle on administrative leave without pay, after information was gathered that the three were involved in theft from...
  • BRC supporters Shine Bright at Gala

    by - Sep 26, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Brethren Retirement Community’s (BRC) mission and core values were at the forefront of this year’s Shine Bright Like a Diamond Gala on Sept. 23 at Romer’s in Greenville. BRC President/CEO John Warner reminded...
  • Moving forward with Treasure Island project

    by - Sep 25, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Friends of the Greenville Parks met Thursday, Sept. 22 to formally organize, electing a slate of officers and choosing committee members. Group organizer, Jenny Clark was unanimously elected president with Michelle Drees as vice-president,...
  • Matix: ‘Legislators need to stay away from education’

    by - Sep 25, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Ohio Department of Education released the 2016 Ohio School Report Cards on Thursday, Sept. 15, showing how public schools performed during the 2015-16 school year. While the state continues to raise expectations for...
  • Little Ones to cater to moms and kids

    by - Sep 25, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Tina Carroll always knew she wanted to own her own business, but wasn’t sure what direction she should go until she ­­­and her husband Chris became grandparents of six. Then the idea to open...
  • Illumination dodges rain for 10th concert

    by - Sep 25, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The rains may have disrupted some of the pre-concert events for the 10th annual Illumination: Light in the Darke Festival, but the clouds moved out before the first note was played in front of...
  • Saturday night crash shuts down overpass

    by - Sep 24, 2016
    GREENVILLE TWP – A two-vehicle crash temporarily shut down an overpass on State Route 49 outside of Greenville Saturday evening. A preliminary investigation by the Darke County Sheriff’s Office revealed that at approximately 8:40 p.m. a white Ford...
  • Time for a visit to Aultman’s pumpkin patch

    by - Sep 24, 2016
    GREENVILLE – For more than 60 years, Larry and Doris Aultman have spent the early months of fall harvesting pumpkins at their Horatio-Harris Creek Road Aultman Farms. “The first load we ever had I took to...
  • Students practice bus safety procedures

    by - Sep 24, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Students in Greenville City Schools practiced safety procedures recently, learning how to exit a school bus in case of an emergency. “It’s a yearly requirement,” said district transportation director Andrew Grasty. “We take the...
  • County employees to see slight increase in insurance

    by - Sep 23, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – The Darke County Commissioners approved a 1.3 percent increase for county employees’ health insurance for the coming year during their Sept. 19 regular meeting “We were both quite happy,” said commissioner Mike Stegall,...
  • Peffly acquitted on all counts in child rape trial

    by - Sep 22, 2016
    GREENVILLE – It took a jury just two hours to return a ‘not guilty’ verdict Thursday afternoon against 34-year-old Derek M. Peffly in the Darke County Common Pleas Court. Facing a possible life sentence if found...

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Community welcomes home Olympic bronze medalist Clayton Murphy
Lady Trojans down stubborn Ansonia Lady Tigers
Lady Indians go pink, win battle over Winchester
Gary gets jail, probation for 2015 DUI crash
Judge orders 18 months in Fentanyl trafficking case
Lady Hawks sweep UC in rivalry match
Piqua tops Wave seventh-graders
Crews battle vacant Greenville trailer fire
Wave entertain state ranked Tipp
Wave Cross Country competes at Widewater Invitational