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COUNTY NEWS ONLINE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 - DARKE COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU

State Tourism recognizes Darke County efforts

SPRINGFIELD, OH (October 2014) – The Darke County Visitors Bureau was presented with two RUBY (Recognizing Uncommon Brilliance) Citations of Excellence Awards during the Ohio Travel Association’s annual Conference on Tourism in Springfield, Ohio on October 16, 2014. The first award presented to the bureau was in the Visitor Guide Category, with a budget of less than $300,000. “It is an honor to receive this recognition from The Ohio Travel Association,” stated Deanna York, designer of the guide and executive director of the Darke County... Read More. More Community.

   
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MIAMI VALLEY CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER
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MVCTC Offers New Business Software Elective Class

Englewood, Ohio – “Business Software" is a new elective course being offered this school year at the Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC).  The students are using Lynda.com, which is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative... Read More. More Community.

HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED
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Excesses, new and old,
in political campaigns

By Jim Surber

Recent bantering in online comments about the huge amounts spent in modern Presidential campaigns got me to thinking. Is our spending on this unprecedented? I decided to do a little research, to learn how our ancestors dealt with this event, and was surprised at what I found. In the early years of the republic, gentlemen would be asked by other elite leaders...
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BROKE WIFE, BIG CITY
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Do your ears hang low?
By Aprill Brandon

When I was a kid, I had a penpal. Even better, it was a FOREIGN penpal. Every day after school, I'd run to the mailbox, quivering with anticipation, to see whether Penelope's letter had arrived from exotic Canada (where they put gravy on their French fries ... GRAVY). In fact, there were days I was so excited, I'd sit outside and actually wait... Read More. More Opinion.

COMMUNITY BLOOD CENTER
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Top 10 finalists named in Summer ‘Cruze-in’
blood drive

 
DAYTON, Ohio – Ten blood donors will gather at the downtown Dayton Community Blood Center (CBC) Thursday, Oct. 23 to find out who will be cruising in a brand new car.  All are computer-selected finalists in the “Summer Cruze-In Blood... Read More. More Community.

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ST. MARYS SCHOOL
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St. Marys October Newsletter

The leaves are changing color, the temperatures are falling, and once again my room has been invaded by leering jack-o’lanterns, creepy spiders and bats. It must be October. October seems to be the month of field trips for the younger students. On October 9, the first graders attended the annual FFA Safety Awareness Days. Each year, the Greenville High School FFA sponsors Safety Awareness... Read More. More Community.

OHIO REPUBLICAN PARTY
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Greetings!
Matt Borges

Editor’s Note: Borges recently attended the Darke County Republican Pig Roast. 16 days until Election Day!  There is no time to let up. The Democratic turnout the vote machine is in full swing and we must surpass them. Ohio's unemployment rate fell to 5.6% in September, down from 7.4% this time last year. It was only four short... Read More. More Opinion.
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FROM THE EDITOR... ON THE INSIDE  -  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014

Editor's Photo: Kroger store in Sidney employees recently donated over 200 snack bags to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County to be used in their after school “Buddies” programs. Check out the full story tomorrow. This week's Paul Ackley cartoon has been posted here. Sports Photos are posted here. Blogs: Over It: 'Steady Stream' of Democrats Leave Campaign Rally During Obama Speech. News: Mercer County Sex Offender Website. Obituaries: Donald E. Swank; Joann (Osborne) Deal. See yesterday's post click here.


 
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