Early Bird News

Cattle operation loses barn to second alarm fire

BRADFORD - Hill and Hollow Farms, a local cattle operation on the outskirts of Gettysburg, suffered the loss of a barn early Friday morning...

Crash causes damage to home – power outage

ARCANUM - The intersection of US Route 127 and State Route 503 was closed Thursday afternoon following a two-vehicle crash that left damage to...

Arcanum High School student awarded prestigious NHS scholarship

ARCANUM – The National Honor Society (NHS) announced that Abbigail VanHoose, a high school senior at Arcanum High School and member of the NHS,...

Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center thanks community for donations

Versailles – During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic, Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center has been able to keep the patients, residents, and...

Edison State students work behind the scenes to perform COVID-19 testing

PIQUA - Many current students and alumni of Edison State Community College have been deemed essential in this unprecedented global pandemic. From being employed...

Urbana U. done after 170 years

URBANA — Urbana University faculty and staff received word Tuesday morning that the campus would not re-open at the end of this term, according...

Volunteer opportunity in downtown Greenville

GREENVILLE - In 2007, Main Street Greenville created the Adopt-A-Box Flower Program in downtown Greenville. Since then, more than 70 flower boxes and pots...

Versailles Busy Beavers 4-H Club

VERSAILLES - The Versailles Busy Beavers 4-H Club held their meeting on Sunday, Feb. 23, at Deb and Megan's House. The meeting was called to...

DCSO resumes concealed handgun licensing, WebCheck fingerprinting services

DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Sheriff’s Office is set to resume Concealed Handgun Licensing and WebCheck Fingerprinting Services.  Both services will be offered...

Health Department ask for mask donations to distribute to the community

DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County General Health District is asking for volunteers to make and donate face masks for fellow community members to...

Arcanum’s Kayla O’Daniel wins Lead The Way scholarship

DAYTON – Arcanum High School senior Kayla O’Daniel has won $1,000 for college tuition in the 2020 Community Blood Center/Vectren, A CenterPoint Energy Company...

2020 Gathering at Garst planning continues

DARKE COUNTY - TEN YEARS STRONG is the theme for the 2020 Gathering at Garst. The first Gathering at Garst was held on a...

Fall victim CareFlighted

GETTYSBURG - An elderly man was airlifted by CareFlight Monday afternoon after falling from a ladder and landing on a concrete floor below. At approximately...

First Responders from across Darke County meet at Wayne HealthCare

GREENVILLE - First Responders from across Darke County gathered Wednesday evening to pay tribute to the staff and healthcare providers of Wayne Healthcare for...

Family escapes fire unharmed

GREENVILLE - A second alarm structure fire Thursday afternoon has left a Greenville family’s home in need of repairs. At approximately 12:47 p.m., emergency personnel...

Two alarm fire closes 700 block of N. Broadway

GREENVILLE - The 700 bock of North Broad way in Greenville is closed due to a second alarm structure fire. Jim Comer photo.

New Madison man seriously injured in dirt bike crash

NEW MADISON - A New Madison man was airlifted early Sunday afternoon as a result of injuries received after being thrown from a dirt...

Alcohol suspected to be a contributing factor in rollover crash

ROSSBURG - A driver was injured Thursday evening after being involved in a single-vehicle rollover crash. At approximately 7:41 p.m., emergency personnel from Ansonia...

Who can help during the pandemic?

GREENVILLE – The mission of the Darke County United Way is to fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in...

City wants to help local businesses

GREENVILLE – Greenville City Council adhered to the governor's mandate for social distancing when it held its meeting on Tuesday. A handful of council...