SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 & SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014 - 5 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS
PEACE ON EARTH, GOODWILL TOWARD MEN Remembering the 20 children and 6 staff lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Conn., December 14, 2012
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Want to get some exercise or relieve some stress? The Darke County
Parks is looking for several volunteers to help with pruning back
trails along with removing trees from wetlands and levy areas. The Park
District plans to start these maintenance projects in January of 2015.
Whether you can join us once or on a... Read
CROSS COUNTY CONFERENCE BASKETBALL
Hawks freeze Bees
in conference win MV puts three in double figures
By George Starks
UNION CITY- “Sixteen uncontested shots. We missed 16 uncontested
layups.” Those were the opening thoughts of Mississinawa Valley Lady
Blackhawks coach Roger Collins Thursday after his team dumped a 57-33
Cross County Conference loss on Bethel. Absent... Read
More. More Sports.
"THE TRIUMPH OF GOOD INTENTIONS"
The Christmas Train
by: Elizabeth Horner
I have a long commute: two subways and a train. Most of the time I
don’t mind. The alone time with just my school books practically forces
me to study and, as I stand-- bracing my legs against the rocking of
the car-- I tell myself that I am helping to make up for the amount of
time I spend sitting in a day. And yet, there is one problem with
relying on public transportation... Read
More. More Youth.
MUSINGS OF A SENIOR SCRIBE
Christ - mas?
By Mona Lease
Hi, all! I submitted a letter to the editor of the Early Bird - which
got me to thinking - as usual. I did some more research past that
letter. See how you think and feel. People have been running around
like Mad Hatters - readying for Christmas. One woman has denied herself
and delivered trees, food, clothes, dishes, bedding, tvs, - you name
it. She sounds and looks very tired... Read
More. More Senior.
VERSAILLES HEALTH CARE CENTER
VHCC welcomes Stacy Brandewie to team
Kristy Earick, CEO and Administrator at Versailles Health Care Center,
is excited to announce Stacy Brandewie as the new Resident Assessment
Instrument (RAI) Director at Versailles Health Care Center. Stacy
has been a registered nurse for 17 years and has worked in long-term
care for 12 years. She has spent the past... Read
More. More Community.
DARKE COUNTY OSU EXTENSION OFFICE
Section 179 extended
From Sam Custer
OSU Extension, Darke County
Tristan Weis from Speaker Boehner's office shared this with me last
night and asked that I share it with you: The Section 179 depreciation
information that the Senate passed it last night and the President is
expected to sign it in the next few days. So, any of the ag folks
that have been holding out on equipment purchases... Read
More. More Events.
THE EDITOR... ON THE INSIDE - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 & SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014
Photo: Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) has announced its
2014 Annual Awards of Excellence winners and a local agency has been
recognized. The Darke County Park District won a 2nd place award in the
Historical and Cultural Arts Programming category for the Blacksmith
Shop Historical Education Center project. For
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