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April 29, 2016

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  • Smith Merchants turns to boutique style

    by - Apr 29, 2016
    ARCANUM — Since its opening in 1851, the building at 109 West George St., Arcanum has been home to just three owners and businesses.  Originally Smith’s Big Store, it was operated by the same family until...
  • Work on Arcanum Schools continues

    by - Apr 29, 2016
    ARCANUM – The Arcanum-Butler Local School District and the Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) continue to work with the contractor engaged to perform the remedial work necessary to correct the efflorescence staining of the exterior masonry...
  • Mill invites visitors to Timber Frame Event

    by - Apr 29, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A demonstration of Timber Framing will take place across from Bear’s Mill on May 7, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Adult visitors can watch as a timber framed structure is erected, and children may...
  • Buchy continues to oppose Obamacare

    by - Apr 29, 2016
    COLUMBUS – Last week, the Ohio Department of Medicaid announced a plan to require individuals utilizing the state’s Medicaid program to make payments in order to receive benefits. The plan is in response to the Ohio...
  • May is busy at museum in Versailles

    by - Apr 29, 2016
    VERSAILLES – The Versailles Area Museum is looking forward to May and all of the exciting events it brings to the museum. May is National Preservation Month and they will celebrate by inducting three special ladies...
  • DCFU sponsors Rhoades Scholarship

    by - Apr 29, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The local Darke County Farmers Union is sponsoring an essay contest again this year for the area’s high school juniors and seniors or those who are attending college as freshmen.  This year, the essay...
  • Ansonia FFA hosts Mother’s Day event

    by - Apr 29, 2016
    ANSONIA – Come on out to the Ansonia FFA Greenhouse’s annual Mother’s Day Spectacular. On May 7, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., they will have all kinds of fun activities for all plant fanatics. With thousands of plants...
  • Butterfly monitoring volunteers needed

    by - Apr 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Parks needs help. Butterfly habitat is declining, and scientists need to monitor their populations very closely. Every Friday from May through September at 2 p.m., join a naturalist to hike a pre-set...
  • Frog Bog Jog with DCP

    by - Apr 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – On May 5, 6:30 p.m., meet a naturalist at Shawnee Prairie Preserve, just west of Greenville on State Route 502, to venture out in the park’s van to local frog hotspots. The chorus of...
  • Vendors at Poultry Days

    by - Apr 28, 2016
    VERSAILLES – The Serendipity Mothers are accepting reservations for space in the Vendor Tent for the Poultry Days Festival, June 10-12.  Options include 10 x 10 foot spaces in the Vendor Tent or space for your...
  • Gourd Patch meets May 12

    by - Apr 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The West Central Ohio Gourd Patch met at the Darke County Shawnee Prairie Nature Center. Twelve members were present.  The main topic of discussion was the upcoming planned Spring Gourd Show to be held May...
  • Dinner will help NJROTC

    by - Apr 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Masonic Lodge No 143 is sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner on the April 30, 4-7 p.m.  Cost is $6 for Adults and $3 for Children (12 and under).  The Masonic Lodge is located...
  • Fifth grade band signup is May 12 and 26

    by - Apr 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Greenville’s future band members will have an opportunity sign up on May 12 and 26, 7-8:30 p.m., in the GHS Band Room. These band instrument “petting zoos” will give students an opportunity try different...
  • Art at the Mill will honor local people

    by - Apr 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Works of art by Dayton native John Landsiedel will be “On and Off the Wall” at historic Bear’s Mill’s Clark Gallery from May 13 through June 26. Landsiedel calls himself a “chameleon artist” whose...
  • FHMCC members excited about new location

    by - Apr 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Since launching its Greenville location in October 2013, the First Heavy Metal Church of Christ (FHMCC) has seen a continuous growth in weekly service attendance. With the growth, the church outgrew it space at 402 S. Broadway...
  • BPW learns how to be balanced

    by - Apr 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Membership Committee of the Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) hosted the April 14 at the Brethren Retirement Community.   The committee consisted of Brenda Miller and Diana Frazier. The program for the...
  • Edison State unveils new look and brand

    by - Apr 27, 2016
      PIQUA – Edison State Community College has unveiled a bold new look that depicts growth as an emerging brand, which resonates its high–quality education, a distinction built upon its strong legacy. Edison State’s rebranding represents...
  • KitchenAid awarded EPA grant

    by - Apr 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Ohio EPA has awarded $1.35 million in recycling market development grants to eight projects from around Ohio that include assistance with the creation and expansion of organic recycling facilities and equipment purchases for recycling...
  • Free electronics recycling event set

    by - Apr 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Darke County Solid Waste Management District and 1 Shot Services, Bradford, are joining forces to sponsor a free Electronics Recycling Day on May 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the swine barn at...
  • Scentral Park fundraiser

    by - Apr 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Friends of the Shelter will sponsor a Garage Sale on May 5 and 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and May 7, 9 a.m. to noon, at 6026 Arcanum-Bearsmill Road, Greenville...

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