Early Bird News

PolyOne recognized by P4P

GREENVILLE – Partnering for Progress (P4P) held its quarterly meeting on April 25 at the Brethren Retirement Community, Brick Room. The presentation featured PolyOne...

Crews respond to residential crash

GREENVILLE - According to witnesses and the Greenville Police Department, a maroon Chrysler sedan pulled out from  a Riffle Ave. stop sign, striking a...

Exchange students impressed by culture and school spirit

BY BOB ROBINSON, ASSOC. EDITOR GREENVILLE – “It’s not just learning about a different culture,” said Lukas Hilden, Foreign Exchange Student from Denmark, “it’s also...

Kennedy Vineyard is a great place to discover new wines

BY RYAN BERRY, MANAGING EDITOR NEW MADISON – Kennedy Vineyard has been open for a little more than a month and customers are already discovering...

GPD joins Click It or Ticket campaign

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Police Department will join local and national law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates all across the country for the...

Dayton man gets 4 years for drug trafficking

GREENVILLE - A Dayton man was convicted and sentenced on five counts of drug trafficking Wednesday, April 30. Bobby R. House, 23, was sentenced to...

Saturday night crash injures two

GREENVILLE - Two out-of-county women were hospitalized after a crash near Greenville Satuday night. Emergency personnel responded to the crash involving two vehicles at the...

Speaker Boehner gives State of the Nation address

GREENVILLE – The Darke, Celina-Mercer and Preble County Chambers of Commerce, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and Area Action Council for Darke, Mercer...

Demolition begins at fairground

GREENVILLE – Crews from Mikesell Excavating, LLC, of New Madison, were ready to go as soon as the fire investigation team released the dairy...

May 3 EZ-ID event a Moose Lodge “Thank You”

GREENVILLE – “A video will be taken and fingerprints scanned electronically; there will also be still shots taken… front, left, right, back. They (the...

Volunteers give Boys and Girls Club a new look

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Sherwin-Williams store celebrated National Paint Week by giving back to the community. Heather Ellis, asst. manager, and Tanna Fyffe, employee,...

End of Life: the inevitable Elephant in the Room

GREENVILLE – “The parents were told their baby wouldn’t live when she was born,” said Mindy Stebbins. The baby’s lungs were not developed enough...

Two injured after car hits tanker

GREENVILLE - Two women were airlifted after being trapped under a semi near Greenville Thursday (April 24) night. At approximately 9:38 p.m. emergency personnel from...

Students suffer carbon monoxide poisoning

PITSBURG – On April 24, at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Darke County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting two students in a vehicle unconscious...

2014 Fair will feature Josh Turner and Scott McCreery

GREENVILLE – Josh Turner has agreed to headline the 158th Great Darke County Fair’s annual concert on Aug. 17. Scotty McCreery will be the...

Ginter pleads to reduced charge after girlfriend admits to lying

GREENVILLE - Shaun M. Ginter, 30, of Greenville escaped a felony conviction after his former girlfriend admitted to lying in a statement saying he...

Meth bust trio appear in court

GREENVILLE - Three out-of-county residents arrested April 14 as part of a methamphetamine buy/bust operation were in court April 16 for an initial appearance. Patricia...

Judge finds Webber guilty as charged

GREENVILLE – Guilty as charged was Darke County Common Pleas Court Judge Jonathan P. Hein's verdict April 16 in the case against 29-year-old Scott...

Three Arrested for Meth Trafficking in Darke County

ARCANUM - On April 14, 2014 the Darke County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, along with Darke County Deputies and the Arcanum Police, conducted two...

Copeland avoids prison, pleads guilty to 4 burglaries

GREENVILLE – Lacie D. Copeland, 21, avoided a prison sentence when she stood before Judge Jonathan P. Hein in the Darke County Court of...