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HSEM encourages you to be prepared

GREENVILLE — When it comes to preparing for an emergency, each person’s needs and abilities are unique, and by evaluating your own personal needs and making an emergency plan, you can be prepared for any type of emergency situation. The Darke County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency...
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Garden clubs begin wreath sale

GREENVILLE — The Ladybug Garden Club and Butterflies Junior Garden Club have kicked off their annual live wreath sale of fresh mixed wreaths, traditional door swags, roping and mixed bunches to decorate for the holidays. Each wreath is constructed of fresh Noble Fir, accented with Incense Cedar, Blue Berried...
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Ford sentenced on a two count indictment

GREENVILLE — Melvin J. Ford, III, sentenced on a two count indictment. Ford, of Fort Recovery, was sentenced on a two count indictment. Count one of the charge was having weapons while under disability, a felony of the third degree, and count two was unlawful possession of a dangerous ordinance, a felony of the fifth degree. The weapons under disability stemmed from another case for possession that prohibited him from having a weapon.
Sidney Daily News

Country Concert 23 headliners announced

FORT LORAMIE – The Country Concert (CC) 23 headliners were announced Sept. 23 and were met with mixed reactions from fans. The headliners for CC 23 will be Jon Pardi on July 6 at 8 p.m., Tim McGraw on July 6 from at 10 p.m., Dierks Bentley on July 7 at 10 p.m., and Luke Bryan on July 8 at 10 p.m. This will be the fifth time performing at CC for McGraw, Bentley and Bryan and the fourth time for Pardi.

Real Estate Auction – Greenville – Oct 1, 2022

Where: 410 Wagner Ave, Greenville, Ohio (across from O’Reilly’s Auto Parts) What: Mid Century modern style frame and stone home in need of some repairs. 3 Bedrooms (with Built-Ins), 2 baths. Full unfinished basement.
Sidney Daily News

Anna man sentenced to 42 months in prison

SIDNEY — The Shelby County Common Pleas Court recently handed down several sentences for sexual acts and obscenity with minors, drug possession and trafficking and theft, among other charges. Gage Dalton Wannemacher, 20, of Anna, was sentenced to 42 months in prison with three days of jail credit and...

Courtney Ends All Star Drought At Eldora

ROSSBURG, Ohio — Snapping what was to become an unexpected winless spell with the Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, Tyler Courtney won Saturday‘s 4-Crown Nationals feature at Eldora Speedway. It was Courtney‘s seventh of the All Star season, was as rich as it...

Time travelling back to 1780 -1810

The Darke County Parts held their annual Prairie Days on September 24th and 25th. Director Roger van Frank opened the event on Saturday at 10:00 AM. Aleiha Fenton from the Greenville Wavaires sang the National Anthem, Fred Dean from the Color Guard raised the flag. This was the last time...
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Midmark hosts blood drive on Oct. 5

VERSAILLES — Honor October Breast Cancer Awareness Month and help save lives by donating at the Midmark Corp. community blood drive Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. at the Versailles Knights of Columbus Hall, 8440 St. Rt. 47, Versailles. Everyone who registers to donate with Community Blood Center Oct....
Sidney Daily News

Homecoming court announced

MINSTER —The Minster High School Student Council is pleased to announce the 2022 Homecoming activities are set for Oct. 4-8. Students selected to the Homecoming Court include Freshmen Annie Hemmelgarn and Matthew Puthoff, Sophomores Abriana Wuebker and James Niemeyer, Juniors Luisa Fischer and Reice Sloan, and Seniors Jaylyn Albers, Paige Bornhorst, Cameo Cedarleaf, Katie McClurg, Lexi Niemeyer, Morgan Sparks, Nathan Beair, Wyatt Kemper, Logan Kohne, Matthew Niekamp, Dillon Watercutter and Brady Wolf.
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Fall fun around the area

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year, the cool crisp nights, and the warm sunshine during the day. The activities of fall are always calling and this week I did some research on things to do for fall fun. Do you know how Brumbaugh Fruit Farm started?...
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Fort Loramie royalty

Isaac Raterman and Emma Canti were named Fort Loramie’s king and queen at their homecoming celebration on Friday, Sept. 23. Raterman is the son of Ron and Jo Raterman, and Canti is the daughter of Alessandra and Antonio Canti and host parents Kevin and Denise Moore.
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Free mental health first aid training

GREENVILLE — In response to our nation’s mental health crisis, Ohio State University Extension, Darke County will bring Youth Mental Health First Aid training to Darke County on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Final Bow Center for Children’s Performing Arts in Greenville from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. This groundbreaking skills-based course gives people who work with youth the tools to identify, understand and respond to someone who might be struggling with a mental health or substance use challenge — and connect them with appropriate support and resources when necessary. Participants will be required to complete the online pre-work (two hours) prior to attending the in-person training on Nov. 9. To register for this free training go to The deadline to register is Oct. 30. Through community grants provided by United Way of Darke County and The Greenville Rotary Club this opportunity is offered at no cost to those who wish to become certified.
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WIN grant will help attract Bigs

SIDNEY — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County (BBBS) is proud to announce that they were selected to be the recipient of a $5,000 grant award from Emerson’s Women’s Impact Network (WIN). The WIN is one of many employee resource groups that Emerson provides to their employees in effort to promote diversity, equity and inclusion. By supporting female employees in the STEM field, WIN works to increase the number of women in leadership, attract a new generation of women through their many networking partnerships, and empower all women in their workforce. Other resource groups offered at Emerson include, but are not limited to, LGBTQ+ Allies, Diverse Abilities, and the Black Employee Alliance.

Mother and daughter to open Blush Beauty Boutique

PIQUA – Blush Beauty Boutique, in Piqua, will have its grand opening from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30. The boutique is owned by Christy Morrow and Marissa Holter, a mother and daughter team. The boutique will feature a variety of services involving hair, makeup, massage, nails,...

Grant Rides The Top At Eldora

ROSSBURG, Ohio — On a milestone night, Justin Grant became the 26th driver to reach 50 USAC national feature victories as he checked off his second career 4-Crown Nationals USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship victory at Eldora Speedway. Grant, who won the 2016 4-Crown race, took over the...

Boy, 9, drowns while showering inside Houston home, police say

HOUSTON — A 9-year-old boy died while taking a shower in his Houston home late Saturday, police said. According to the Houston Police Department, the incident occurred at a residence in southwest Houston, KHOU-TV reported. Houston Police Commander Kristine Anthony-Miller said the boy’s grandfather found him unresponsive in the...
Sidney Daily News

Salvation Army seeks help with Christmas program

The Salvation Army will be running the Shelby County Christmas Clearinghouse. In 2021 we assisted close to 300 families and over 100 seniors with Christmas! Thank you again to those who helped make that possible!. We are at the beginning of our planning for this year and as the need...