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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BBBS and Greenville Rotary team up

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Greenville Rotary Club recently made a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County.  This donation that was given as part of their annual Rotary Gives Back Luncheon held on...
  • Popular artists at Lunch on the Lawn

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – What better way to wind up the Greenville Public Library’s Summer Season than to chill out at their last “Lunch on the Lawn” on Aug. 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Bring a chair...
  • Make plans for United Way golf outing

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    VERSAILLES – Mark your calendars for Sept. 12, to play in the 27th annual Golf Outing for the Darke County United Way with the help of event sponsor of the day: Whirlpool Corporation & The KitchenAid®...
  • Little Miss & Mr. Fair Pageant applications

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – Applications are now being accepted for The 2016 Great Darke County Fair Little Miss and Mr. Pageant.  The pageant will take place in the fairgrounds youth building, located behind the gazebo, on Aug. 22,...
  • Family Fun at library

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The last Family Fun Day of the summer is July 27, 11 a.m., on the lawn at the Greenville Public Library.  Join them as they welcome Elephant and Piggy!  These charming life-size characters from...
  • Lunch with UC’s history

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    UNION CITY, Ind. – The Union City Preservation Society is hosting Andrew Olsen, author of the recently-published book The Bee Line Railroad, at a free lunch at the Arts Depot at noon on Aug. 8. The Bee...
  • Revival week comes to Darke County Aug. 7-13

    by - Jul 20, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – Time to Revive, a Texas-based ministry committed to pursuing revival in the U.S. and beyond, is making its way to Darke County from August 7-13 for reviveOHIO. In preparation for the week-long event, Darke...
  • Grants provide books to Darke Co. youth

    by - Jul 20, 2016
    GREENVILLE – The Darke County United Way recently received two grant awards for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library program provides a free book every month to children ages five years old...
  • Pitsburg COB will host Fresh Spirit

    by - Jul 20, 2016
    PITSBURG – The Pitsburg Church of the Brethren will host a concert by “Fresh Spirit” on Sunday, Aug. 7, 6 p.m. “Fresh Spirit” was originally a group of three sisters – Linda, Marilyn, and Pattie –...
  • Museum’s ice cream at Firemen’s Convention

    by - Jul 20, 2016
    VERSAILLES – The Versailles Area Museum will be hosting a special Concession Stand off Klipstine Road as the Versailles Fire Department hosts the 2016 86th annual West Central Ohio Fireman’s Convention on July 29 and 30...
  • Technology at local funeral homes is helping families

    by - Jul 20, 2016
    DARKE COUNTY – Every industry has embraced new technologies to build and improve their business and better serve their clients. Now the funeral industry is just as progressive. Braund Pope and Oliver Floyd Funeral Homes in...

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