Alexis and Sheila overcome hurdles

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County’s vision is for all children to achieve success in life.  Our mission is to provide...

Readers Write – Memorial Hall is Huge

Dear Editor, On my errands to be done, I had to come up Vine Street, turn left on Fourth Street and literally GASPED! The Memorial...

Readers Write – Where’s the Money Coming From

Since Darke County is entering the fight against drug companies, where is the money coming from to pay the lawyers? I realize there is...

Rivalry week is all year at my house

Ohio State vs. Michigan, Duke vs. North Carolina, USC vs. UCLA, Texas vs. Oklahoma are definitely considered some of the top rivalries in the...

Ackley Cartoon 11-19-17

Protecting Ohio retirees’ pensions

Right now, the pension plans of thousands of Ohioans are at risk of massive cuts if Congress doesn’t act soon. It’s bad enough that Wall...

Reporter snoozes, loses out on Halloween fun

I'm not much of a dress-up person for Halloween (or anytime), but I do enjoy seeing what people come up with for masquerade parties...

Ackley Cartoon 11-12-17

Protecting seniors from rising costs

Ohio seniors’ medical costs are too high – and unless Congress acts now, they’ll face a tax hike next year on top of that. Even...

Readers Write – Improving Kruckeberg intersection

Now that my summer farm chores and harvest is finished, I have time to address a news article earlier this year. In all my...

Readers Write – Thanks for running article

Thanks for running the “DCHS says TNR is making a difference” article. It is good to see the city of Greenville and the Humane Society...

Ackley Cartoon 11-5-17

Readers Write – Hope to have opportunity to serve

I was born in Darke County, one of the first generation that was not born on the eight-generation Ohio bicentennial Surber family farm in...

Readers Write – Butler Twp. Voters

I’ve lived in Butler Township for over forty-five years, serving my community as a volunteer fireman and township trustee. I’ve served with Tom Hans...

Readers Write – Leach for BOE

Dear Editor, I would like to announce my candidacy for the Versailles Board of Education in the upcoming election on Nov. 7.  I grew up...

Readers Write – Reaching Goals at MVCTC

Dear Early Bird Readers, I am a proud graduate of Mississinawa Valley and Miami Valley Career Technology Center. While a student at MVCTC, I learned...

Readers Write – MVCTC Bond Levy

Dear Darke County Residents, I am writing to encourage you to vote, “Yes”, on the Miami Valley Career Technical Center(MVCTC) Bond issue which will be...

Readers Write – Commissioners answer levy concerns

We submit this for public information about concerns and information as it pertains to the upcoming communication (MARCS) levy or ISSUE 3 on the...

Wallace presentation appreciated

I am glad I was given the assignment to attend the 100th anniversary celebration of the Ansonia First Church of God. Our family used to...

Ackley 10-29-17