Early Bird News

‘Fiery’ wins Butsch the Bee

GREENVILLE – Correctly spelling the word ‘fiery,’ Tri-Village sixth-grader Mekedes Butsch became the 2020 Darke County Spelling Bee District Competition Champion on Thursday afternoon.. The...

Eikenberry’s receives Pinnacle Award

GREENVILLE — Eikenberry’s Foodliners was a busy place Thursday morning. Not only were people coming in to shop, but the Ohio Grocers Association (OGA) was...

Booker – a World War II veteran

GREENVILLE — Donald Booker of Greenville, who was featured in an article appearing in The Daily Advocate this past week focusing on his work...

Montage asks for outdoor dining; Mayor asks to look at water rates

GREENVILLE – Greenville City Council will revisit the idea of outdoor dining in the downtown district. On Tuesday, Aaron Cox, owner of Montage, addressed...

Wayne HealthCare Topping Off Ceremony on DCM Extra

Wayne HealthCare hit a milestone in the construction of its addition recently. DarkeCountyMedia.com Extra was to record the historic placing of the final piece...

Small villages are priority for Harrison

HOLLANSBURG – Republican voters will have a choice to make on March 17 in the Primary Election. Two candidates have filed to represent the...

Christmas Drive distributes funds

GREENVILLE – The 2019 Darke County Community Christmas Drive was very successful once again as there was a total of $31,234.98 collected. Although the...

Hospital hits milestone in construction

GREENVILLE – Wayne HealthCare hit a milestone in its expansion on Friday, Jan. 17. The final piece of structural steel for the $60 million...

Family pet dead after home lost to two-alarm fire

GREENVILLE - A second alarm fire claimed a family home and pet Saturday afternoon after what is believed to be an accidental fire caused...

Wintry mix may have caused crash

GREENVILLE- Hazardous travel conditions caused by a wintery mix of precipitation may be to blame for a single-vehicle crash that left one injured early...

Driver injured in rollover crash

ARCANUM- A driver was injured Friday evening after being involved in a rollover that left their vehicle resting on its top. At approximately 7:39 p.m.,...

Two churches launching merger

GREENVILLE — Two local churches, Lighthouse Christian Center and Radiant Church will be launching its partnership on Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Lighthouse Christian...

Greenville Police Beat – Officers make DUI arrests; locate wanted persons

DUI On Jan. 12 an officer observed a vehicle being operated on South Broadway Street in the area of Washington Avenue. When the vehicle was...

It’s all about making one’s recycling efforts count

GREENVILLE — It’s all about making one’s recycling efforts count, said Molly Yeager Broadwater, Corporate Communications Manager with the Greenville Rumpke Waste and Recycling...

Tech grant fund awarded to county court

GREENVILLE — The Supreme Court of Ohio announced $3.2 million in technology grants to local courts, including Darke County last week. According to the grand...

Jenkins plans to make club better

GREENVILLE — Now that Tom Jenkins has retired from Midmark in Versailles after 42-plus years of service, he now has more time to give...

DCP gives information on proposed levy

GREENVILLE – Since 1972, the Darke County Parks (DCP) has been actively adhering to its mission statement to acquire and preserve land areas possessing...

Safety concerns close section of Ohio 49 North

ANSONIA - A section of Ohio State Route 49 North between Beamsville-Union City and Elroy-Ansonia Roads was closed Tuesday evening following concerns of motorists'...

Darke County Parks Levy Info on DCM Extra

Darke County Parks Director Roger Van Frank discusses the specifics of the upcoming 1-mil, 10-year levy proposed by the park district. Toward the end...

Commission approves new SUVs for sheriff’s deputies

DARKE COUNTY – County Commissioners met Monday in regular session to conduct their 2020 organizational meeting. Matt Aultman will remain as commission chairman with Mike...