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COUNTY NEWS ONLINE - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014 - BLUEBAG MEDIA

Longtown founder descendent proud of his ancestry

GREENVILLE – The story begins as Connor Keiser, a child, remembers his grandmother watching for stories about Longtown. “She was a Clemens. She would clip them out and give them to me… she never said anything,” he said, “but I put two and two together and now I’ve proven it.” He’s proven he’s the fifth generation grandson of James Clemens, the free “Person of Color” who, along with his wife Sophia, founded Longtown, Ohio. “My grandfather (fifth generation) was the first free black man to buy land in this county… 1821. That was James Clemens.” He... Read More. More Community.

   
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RETIRED & SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
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Volunteers Help Homeless
 
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is working to bring volunteers into a collaborative project with Trinity Lutheran Church in Versailles, where they work to make crocheted mats for homeless people.  A small group of the church ladies began making mats for the homeless in July of 2011.  Karen Schultz, coordinator for this project, got the idea from her mother who was also... Read More. More Community.

THE FISH CHOICE PANTRY
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Feed the hungry!
Feed Darke County!


Our annual Feed Darke County Food Drive is underway, and we need your help! The Fish Choice Pantry is an ecumenical organization that has served our community for 50 years.   We are looking for partners to help us achieve our goal of restocking the Fish Choice Pantry. The drive began at the Illumination Festival located at the Darke County Fairgrounds...
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BROKE WIFE, BIG CITY
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BREAKING NEWS:
White girls love fall

By Aprill Brandon

I don’t know who the first white girl was to publicly declare how much she loves fall, but if I ever find that idiot, I’m going to strangle her with the string from my totally comfy Urban Outfitters hoodie. She’s ruined everything for the rest of us. Everything. Because now, thanks to her and all her idiot... Read More. More Opinion.

DARKE COUNTY SWCD
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County FFA Land Judging Contest Held
in Monroe Township


On September 16, 2014 the Darke SWCD held their annual land judging contest for Darke County FFA Chapters as they prepare for the District Contest.  This year’s contest was held at Kenton Arnett’s Farm off Red River West Grove Road near Pitsburg.  This year 14 teams from six schools – Ansonia... Read More. More Community.

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FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
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Hayden Nealeigh
gets a new iPad


Congratulations go to Hayden Nealeigh, 11, the winner of the First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, Apple iPad raffle giveaway.  Pictured is Pastor John Person presenting the prize to Hayden during worship on September 21, 2014, with his mother, Nikki Nealeigh, and his brother, Max, looking on in the background. Hayden... Read More. More Community.

TOWNHALL
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The Latest War Will Not Be Free
Steve Chapman

Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United States started bombing Iraq in January 1991, Americans somberly watched President George H.W. Bush address the nation, followed by live video of Baghdad being bombed. The Bush address drew the biggest audience TV had ever had. This past week, by contrast, life went on normally as U.S... Read More. More Blogs.
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FROM THE EDITOR... ON THE INSIDE  - WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014

Editor's Photo: One of the more memorable events of the fair is the tribute to our veterans. CNO's Fair Scrapbook continues tomorrow. This week's Paul Ackley cartoon has been posted here. Sports Photos are posted here. Blogs: Eric Holder’s 7 Worst Actions as Attorney General. News: Ohio among least happiest states in America. Obituaries: Billy Joe Skidmore III. See yesterday's post click here.


 
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