Readers Write – Greenville City Schools-Renewal of Permanent Improvement Levy

Dear Editor: Part of our great agricultural heritage in this nation has been the tradition of free public education which has always been prominent in...

Readers Write – Retain Conservative Leadership

Dear Editor: Most of us know how important the upcoming Midterm Elections are to retaining strong conservative leadership in both Columbus and Washington, but it...

Welcome to fall…not really

I want to thank those who helped me when I fell for some unknown reason in a public place a week ago. Jamie and I...

STEM Lights the Spark for 4-Hers

What do you mean 4-H isn’t all about cows and cooking? Yes! It's true the 4-H program has evolved since its humble beginnings and...

Readers Write – Support for Candidates

To the Editor, This letter is written to endorse Mike DeWine for Governor, Jon Husted for Lt. Governor and Jim Renacci for U.S. Senator in...

Readers Write – Vote No on Issue 1

I urge you to vote NO on Issue 1. If passed, the measure will drastically reduce penalties for drug possession charges. This sounds reasonable to...

Readers Write – Greenville FD offers thanks

In continuing the City of Greenville Fire Department's commitment to fire and life safety, we organize annual education programs for the children and adults...

Voter registration deadline Oct. 9 for November mid-terms

DARKE COUNTY – Voter registration to be eligible to vote in the November mid-term election is Tuesday, Oct. 9. Early voting will be Oct. 10...

Best friends are truly forever

I have been blessed with lots of friends in my lifetime and feel honored that I can say that. Some I met in childhood, numerous...

Ackley Cartoon 9-30-18

Readers Write – Note to Warren Davidson.

You will not meet in public town halls. You throw out any who have questions that you do not like. Especially when they question you...

Ackley Cartoon 9-23-18

We’re parents – that’s our job

After my last column, I have had several people stop and ask about the visit from "the boy." Let's just say I did not...

Commissioner’s Corner

August was certainly an interesting month weather wise here in Darke County. It seemed like every day there was either a monsoon, or scorching...

JC’s Coffee House is the place to go 

Jamie (my son) and I have found a new place to hang out...at JC's Coffee House in the Lighthouse Christian Center's complex. Jamie saw a...

Ackley Cartoon 9-16-18

Downtown investment pays dividends

Rural communities and counties are feeling the pinch. Demographically, America continues to change, and after decades of suburban sprawl, cities and urban centers are...