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  • Hummingbird Banding at DCP

    by - Jul 29, 2016
    GREENVILLE – A favorite program returns to the park. Anyone who feeds or watches hummingbirds will love this program. It’s a little known fact that Ruby-throated Hummingbirds replace all their feathers every year. Because of this...
  • Discover the Aliens of Darke County

    by - Jul 29, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Did you know that out of more than 2,700 species of plants and animals found in Ohio, 100 are classified as invasive, or alien? From the emerald ash borer to honeysuckle and everywhere in...
  • Three chosen as Parent Ambassadors

    by - Jul 29, 2016
    PIQUA – Council on Rural Services (CORS) is pleased announce that three of their Head Start parents have been named to the Ohio Head Start Parent Ambassador program.  Chosen are Dana Gwinn, Jodi Helmandollar and Felicia Watson....
  • Basketball group to elect officers

    by - Jul 29, 2016
    ARCANUM – The Arcanum Youth Basketball organization will be electing new officers for the upcoming season.  If you are interested in serving on the board, please plan to attend a meeting on Aug. 3, 6 p.m.,...
  • Book signing by local author

    by - Jul 29, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Author Katelin Sullivan, of New Paris, will be at Brenda’s Beanery, 410 S. Broadway, Greenville, on Aug. 6, 1-3 p.m., to sign her new book, Once Upon  a Stormy Night....Read More
  • Orme Do it Best named Ohio’s best

    by - Jul 29, 2016
    ARCANUM – To be honored by your peers is always as honor. For Orme Do it Best Hardware, to be honored this year was especially gratifying. This past spring, the business and its seven stores were...
  • Church will host social

    by - Jul 29, 2016
    BRADFORD – The public is invited to a homemade ice cream social on Aug. 4, 5-7 p.m., at Greenville Creek Christian Church, 5110 Buckneck Road, Bradford. The menu includes four flavors of ice cream, hot dogs,...
  • Greenville goes ‘blue’ behind community law enforcement effort

    by - Jul 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Following the recent senseless attacks aimed at police officers, the Greenville community has come together behind law enforcement across the country. To show support for the men and women wearing a badge, the downtown traffic circle...
  • Dog Dept. offers pavers

    by - Jul 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Jr. Fair Dog Department, in partnership with the Darke County Senior Fairboard, invites the community to commemorate family, loved ones and pets by donating an engraved brick paver. All donated pavers...
  • Reminder from Domestic Arts Dept.

    by - Jul 28, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Domestic Arts Department of the Great Darke County Fair is preparing for the upcoming exhibition Aug. 19-27. Once again, they are encouraging all crafters to join the fun and bring their handmade items...
  • Park reports second quarter results

    by - Jul 28, 2016
    NEWARK – Park National Corporation (Park) (NYSE MKT: PRK) recently announced financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2016 (three and six months ended June 30, 2016). The board of directors also declared...
  • YMCA hosting Zumbathon event

    by - Jul 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Dance, work out, and raise money for a great cause. The YMCA of Darke County, Greenville Branch, will be hosting a Zumbathon Charity Event on Aug. 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Reservations are required and a...
  • Coffee with the Commissioner

    by - Jul 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Continuing with his pledge to be accessible and accountable to the people of Darke County, on July 30, in the middle of the Annie Oakley Festival and the Gathering at Garst, Commissioner Stegall will...
  • FAS adds two new members to team

    by - Jul 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Financial Achievement Services Inc, a 39-year-old financial services firm in Greenville, announces the addition of two new members to their Greenville team. Carol Muhlenkamp joined FAS in the spring as an Administrative Specialist. Muhlenkamp’s...
  • DCCT to present full length comedy

    by - Jul 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County Civic Theater is a non-profit community theater that is known in the area for producing melodramas and murder mysteries. The organization has been producing these types of shows for many years...
  • NFRW encouraging voter registration

    by - Jul 27, 2016
    GREENVILLE – National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) leaders will make stops in Ohio the week of July 26-30, in their red, white and blue bus nicknamed “Rosie” to rally communities and register local residents to...
  • Chicken BBQ set for Aug. 6

    by - Jul 27, 2016
    NEW MADISON – The second of two annual chicken BBQs sponsored for the benefit of the New Madison Firebelles will be held at the firehouse on Aug. 6. The cost for adults is $7.50, kids $5.50,...
  • FM Class of 1956

    by - Jul 26, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Franklin-Monroe Class of 1956 held its 60th year class reunion on July 9 at Turtle Creek Lounge. Those present were (front row) Lois (McBride) Miller, Janet (Oswalt) Grote, Kathleen (Weherley) Matt, Lynda Fourman,...
  • Write your résumés

    by - Jul 26, 2016
    NEW PARIS – Learn the ins and outs of creating a résumé and filling out online job applications at this class from the Preble County District Library. On Aug. 24, 3 p.m., you can learn about...
  • Book Talk at local libraries

    by - Jul 26, 2016
    NEW PARIS – Join the Preble County District Library in August to discuss your favorite books of the summer! Pick a book or two to recommend to the group. If you’re not a reader, recommend a...

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