Early Bird News

CAP has been leading the War on Poverty for 50 years

GREENVILLE – In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson addressed the nation and urged passage of the Economic Opportunity Act. The War on Poverty had...

Drugs and the destruction of neighborhoods

GREENVILLE – “State legislatures legalizing marijuana are dealing with death rates they never anticipated,” Joe VanVickle, Medical Examiner with the Darke County Coroner’s Office,...

Grand Marshalls Winston, Jeannie Brumbaugh honored

ARCANUM – Winston and Jeannie Brumbaugh thanked the community for naming them the Grand Marshalls of the May 18 Old Fashioned Days Parade. “It’s...

Over 200 children and seniors take part in EZ ID event

GREENVILLE – Is it okay to take your picture? She grinned then whispered in her mother’s ear… “It’s okay if I look cute in...

SSSF awards 7 scholarships to Darke County students

GREENVILLE – The Senior Scribes Scholarship Fund awarded seven scholarships to Darke County students at its annual awards banquet at the Bistro Off Broadway...

Local history was unveiled during First Friday tour

GREENVILLE – Margaret Howard was the only female to serve as Sheriff in Darke County history. She lived above the former jail, now the...

Bowlin faces more prison time on new case

GREENVILLE - Matthew K. Bowlin was arraigned in the Darke County Common Pleas Court Friday afternoon by video feed from the North Central Correctional...

Support for Vanata saves prison sentence

GREENVILLE - Even with a criminal past, Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein decided to give  Christopher Vanata another chance and...

Zoning changes discussed by Greenville City Council

GREENVILLE – Greenville City Council will soon see legislation to change zoning on a couple of addresses from Neighborhood Business to General Business. A...

Crews battle 3-alarm fire

DARKE COUNTY - As many as 14 different fire departments from Darke and Mercer Counties battled a 3-alarm house fire at 11328 State Route...

Annual Sheriff’s awards ceremony held

GREENVILLE - The Darke County Sheriff's Office held its annual awards ceremony May 7 at the VFW in Greenville. The event is held to...

Nichols found guilty by jury, sentenced to 8 years

GREENVILLE - After two days of testimony, it took a jury only four and-a-half hours Wednesday, May 7 to find 34-year-old Cory M. Nichols guilty...

Man on scooter wrecks avoiding crash

GREENVILLE - A man was hospitalized after he wrecked his scooter while swerving to avoid a car on Sweitzer Street Wednesday afternoon. According to the...

K-9 unit returns to Darke County

DARKE COUNTY - Darke County has a new weapon in the war on drugs and other crimes. The Darke County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit...

Jury deliberates in YMCA assault, robbery case

GREENVILLE - The case has now been handed over to the jury in the Cory M. Nichols trial. The 12-person jury listened to two...

500 walkers turn out for the annual 5K March for Babies

GREENVILLE – “Are you afraid of monsters?” The response was a loud and boisterous “No!” “This one has 1,342 teeth… Does that scare you?”...

Perfect weather brings 200 visitors to the park

GREENVILLE – B.A.D. Beth is trying to be good but Rowdy Ronda (Miley) simply does her job and lets B.A.D. (Bethany DuPoy) do all...

Britt Nicole and Plumb added to Illumination line-up

GREENVILLE – The Illumination Committee announced its feature artist for the annual festival a few weeks ago. The committee is now pleased to announce...

Demo sworn in, completing authorized police manpower

GREENVILLE – Greenville Mayor Mike Bowers swore in Lawrin Demo, the Greenville Police Department’s latest new officer, April 28 in the Greenville City Council...

Family Health urges students to have more than a physical

GREENVILLE – Football, soccer, and volleyball season is just around the corner and parents should be thinking now about getting a sports physical for...