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Horner thanks a grateful community
GHS graduate heads to London, England, as part of her education from New York University - Elizabeth Horner has been gracing the Greenville and Darke County communities with her writing, teaching and speaking activities since she was in the second grade. Just a few of her accomplishments have included columns and press releases, Read to Succeed and coach for Greenville Junior... read more 
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Greenville Fire Department... Fireworks – July 4th Holiday
The City of Greenville Fire Department urges citizens to be aware of the inherent dangers of fireworks during this Fourth of July holiday period. In an effort to reduce the number of reported firework related injuries and fires, the Greenville City Fire Department urges citizens to attend public firework displays hosted by local municipalities and licensed exhibitors this July 4th holiday. We... read more 
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Ohio Supreme Court... Courtroom Features Mural of Interest for War of 1812 Bicentennial
June 21, 2012 - Several sites around Ohio on Monday commemorated the bicentennial of the start of the War of 1812. History buffs should note that a mural in the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center depicts a pivotal scene from this conflict. In the first floor courtroom where the Ohio Supreme Court hears cases, there are 15 murals around the perimeter of the room just beneath the ceiling. Each illustrates significant... read more 
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Bridges to College golf event deemed a success, By George Starks
GREENVILLE- One hundred local residents came out on a hot, humid day for one reason. To play 18 holes of golf to raise money for the Bridges to College charity. An added attraction on the day was former New England Patriot left offensive tackle, Matt Light. Light served as the guest auctioneer for the event, raising over $4,000.00. “It’s a huge success,” said chairperson Marlise McCallister. “We have... read more 
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Thanks to readers and sponsors! Another CNO Milestone… One Million Page Views & Counting
By Bob Robinson - Eleven Darke County students get college aid in 2012 - Sometime on Friday afternoon County News Online reached another milestone. One reader clicked on a story and logged page view No. 1,000,000 on CNO’s local community news, sports and information service. We wrapped up the day by reaching the 1,001,749 mark since CNO went “Live” on Jan. 15, 2011. Since... read more 
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Darke County Friends of the Shelter… Your Pet can be a star
June 20, 2012 - The Darke County Friends of the Shelter will be making 2013 calendars. Enter your Pet’s picture for a chance to become a Star in our 2013 calendar. The monthly pictures will be made up of local pets. Bring a photo or digital picture to the Darke County Animal Shelter, located just beyond the Sheriff’s Department. All pictures must be submitted by July 6, 2012. NEW: You can also submit the form online... read more 
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Youth in Action... “Books & Bears For Babies Begins SOON!!”
Books and Bears for Babies community service project begins soon to collect new and gently used stuffed animals and books.  All items collected here will remain in Darke County to be distributed by area First Responders to children and families during emergency situations.  The collection drive kicks off July 2nd  and runs through July 23rd at area donation stations around Greenville. Books and Bears... read more 
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Enhancing growth in the area... A Pivotal Moment in the History of the Garst Museum
On Friday, May 18, 2012, the former Buchy Food Service property on N. Broadway in Greenville was officially transferred to the Darke County Historical Society/Garst Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. John Marchal, president of the Darke County Historical Society Board of Directors stated, “This is a momentous day in the history of our community. It opens many opportunities... read more 
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Community Pride... Greenville Wavaires invade The Big Apple, By Bob Robinson
Twenty-five students from Greenville High School got the experience of a lifetime earlier this month... as did one proud grandmother. The Greenville Wavaires added another feather to their cap by performing a 90-minute concert at the Jazz Lincoln Center in New York City. Watching the performance (and bursting with pride) was Kathy Beam... she accompanied her Wavaire granddaughter Brooke... read more 
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Greenville Eagles… Eagles 2177 supports Darke County youth through SSSF
Greenville Eagles recently donated $4,000 to the Senior Scribes Scholarship Fund for scholarships for Darke County youth. Half of the amount is limited to children and grandchildren of Eagles 2177 members. The remaining proceeds will be used to help other Darke County students receive college aid through the SSSF program. Eagles scholarships, as with all SSSF scholarships... read more 
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Greenville Schools... Greenville Virtual Academy a new GSD option
Greenville City Schools Mission Statement - Our mission is to create a quality learning environment that enables the school community to invent highly engaging work for students every day. As we strive to establish and maintain a high performing, always improving school system that looks to the future, the student and adult knowledge workers will be the focus of the system. Families, businesses, community organizations, and schools will... read more 
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Annie Oakley Center Foundation… Foundation Acquires Items in Texas Auction
Items will complement exhibit at Garst Museum’s National Annie Oakley Center - Greenville, Ohio - The Annie Oakley Center Foundation, in Greenville, Ohio is happy to announce that they were able to purchase three lots of Annie Oakley related artifacts during a recent auction held at Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Texas on June 10, 2012. The Annie Oakley Center Foundation is an... read more 
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Garst Museum... Annie’s Wild Raffle winners
The Garst Museum executive director, Clay Johnson Ph. D., congratulates  the winners of Annie’s Wild Raffle held at the Garst Museum on June 9. Winners are: (L to R): Shellie Francis, who won the iPad, Jenny Clark won... read more 
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Fair Board & Solid Waste Management… Benches available for purchse
The Darke County Fair Board and the Darke County Solid Waste Management District are placing another order for Memorial benches. These six foot long benches are made from recycled milk jugs as a lasting tribute to family and friends and will be placed around the Gazebo and other areas of the Fairgrounds for Fairgoers to enjoy the festivities of the Fair. These benches may be purchased and... read more 
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Greenville Schools… GSD to hold Community Meeting in Superintendent Search, By Bob Robinson
Greenville schools will be holding a community meeting Thursday to get public input on its search for a superintendent to replace retiring Supt. Susie Riegle. Riegle will leave the District July 30, and then will take a position as principal of Fairborn Elementary School. The June 21 meeting will take place at St. Clair Memorial Hall from 7 to 9 p.m. It is being conducted on behalf of the Board of... read more 
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Greenville National Bank... Food and staples donated by community for local soldiers
“For the freedoms we enjoy and the sacrifices of our military” - Greenville National Bank would like to thank our customers and friends who donated items for our American heroes serving in the Armed Forces. The response was overwhelming as 17 local soldiers serving our country each received two boxes of food and staple items. Other items were donated to the local American Legion and the Dayton... read more 
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State Representative Jim Buchy Honors Versailles Runner
COLUMBUS—State Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) recently presented a resolution to Versailles High School junior Sam Prakel on the floor of the Ohio House of Representatives in recognition of his state championship titles. Prakel won both the 1,600 and 3,200 meter races in Division II at the state track meet. Both of the times were his personal best. He also helped the Tigers to a second place... read more 
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Second National Bank... SNB joins fight to prevent Financial Elder Abuse
Greenville, Ohio – To spotlight June 15th “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day” Second National Bank is offering tips on how to identify and prevent elder financial abuse. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, seniors throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation. “Seniors are valued members of our... read more 
Edison Graduates Complete Police Training
Edison Community College’s Peace Officer Academy welcomed 15 new graduates in May following their completion of the 19-week training program. Graduates of the program met for six days each week since January, totaling 620 hours of training. The curriculum of the program is certified by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) and covers all aspects of law enforcement training including administration, firearms, subject control and investigation. “The Basic Police Academy has... read more 
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Edison Community College... Spring 2012 Dean’s List
Edison Community College recently recognized 645 students for excellence in academics on the 2012 Spring Semester Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. The college is proud of these high-achieving students. Anna - Kirsten Barger, Nicholas Boyer, Helen Cavender, Kelli Ehemann... read more 
Council on Rural Services… Activity volunteers needed at Oakley House
Oakley House needs activity assistants to play bingo and games with the residents of its facility. Volunteers will also help residents make crafts and participate in special events.  This position is available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and a flexible schedule is available.  Volunteers should be at least 18 years of age. “Oakley House Assisted Living is a great place to share your time and talents with truly wonderful people,” says Bridget Sharp, Oakley House Residence Director... read more 
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Sterling House of Greenville... Local 81-Year-Old Had Her Wish Granted
GREENVILLE, OH, June 8, 2012 - Phyllis Aukerman, resident of Sterling House of Greenville, had her wish to visit her sister, Margeurite, living in a Skilled Nursing Community in Texas fulfilled through Brookdale and Jeremy Bloom’s Wish of a Lifetime. Aukerman, 81, worried she wouldn’t get to see her sister, Margeurite Bird, again.  Margeurite’s health has confined her to a nursing home... read more 
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Local Insurance Agent Honored... Tom Magoto awarded NAIFA Quality Award
Receives the honor for the 16th year - Congratulations to John Thomas Magoto II, Versailles, for his unwavering commitment to excellence and exceptional service that has earned him the insurance industry’s highest honors.  He was recently awarded NAIFA QUALITY AWARD for Life & Annuities and Multiline Sales for the 16th year.  This award recognizes agents whose persistency records indicate competence and dedication... read more 
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Bistro Off Broadway supports SSSF... Annual Scholarship Donation to be made through County News Online - Ted Abney, owner of Bistro Off Broadway, has joined County News Online and the Senior Scribes Scholarship Fund to offer an annual “Bistro Off Broadway Scholarship for Academic Excellence” to county teens with superior academic records and a need for scholarship aid to the university of their choice. His first check will be awarded soon to a local teen, and he intends to participate in... read more 
Community Action Partnership... Shop at Kroger so CAP can earn 4% cash back—at no cost to you!
Now you can donate to Community Action Partnership simply by enrolling in the Kroger Community Rewards Program and selecting Community Action Partnership as your organization to support. After you enroll, Community Action Partnership will earn 4% cash back every time you shop at Kroger and use your Kroger Plus card! The best part is there’s NO COST TO YOU! CAP will use funds from the Kroger Community Rewards Program to offset the rising cost of providing essential services that help... read more 
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Darke County Visitors’s Bureau... Eldora Fans enjoyed Taste of Darke County
GREENVILLE (June 8, 2012) – Race fans are a hungry bunch and Darke County restaurants, winery and attractions satisfied their hunger and thirst at the 5th Annual Race 2 Taste, hosted by Darke County Visitors Bureau. Fans enjoyed living cooking demonstrations by Chef Michael Delligatta with Michael Anthony’s at the Inn, as well as live product demonstrations from KitchenAid Experience Center. The... read more 
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One Stop Senior Insurance... New Senior-Focused Insurance Agency Opens in New Madison
One Stop Senior Insurance, an independent insurance agency specializing in Medicare-related products, has opened its doors in New Madison, Ohio.  The agency, owned by local resident Amy Farmer, will offer consultation and plan comparisons to new and existing Medicare recipients, as well as to individuals of all ages wanting to explore their health and life insurance options. According to the U.S. Census... read more 
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State Sen. Keith Faber... Versailles Champion Runner Receives Senate Praise
COLUMBUS —Sam Prakel, the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Division II State Champion in the 1600 and 3200 meter categories, was honored at the Statehouse on Tuesday. State Senator Keith Faber (R- Celina) led the Senate chamber in recognizing the accomplishments of the Versailles High School junior. Last fall, Prakel also claimed the Division II State Cross Country Title and... read more 
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Council on Rural Services... Aces Program graduates 18 students
GREENVILLE – Council on Rural Services is proud to congratulate the eighteen students that graduated from the Achievement Center for Educational Success (ACES) program and received diplomas from their local school districts. The program believes in the approach of different choices for students that seek a different educational option by providing individualized instruction to match each student’s ability and learning style. Program... read more 
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Darke County Visitors’s Bureau... Eldora Fans enjoyed Taste of Darke County
GREENVILLE (June 8, 2012) – Race fans are a hungry bunch and Darke County restaurants, winery and attractions satisfied their hunger and thirst at the 5th Annual Race 2 Taste, hosted by Darke County Visitors Bureau. Fans enjoyed living cooking demonstrations by Chef Michael Delligatta with Michael Anthony’s at the Inn, as well as live product demonstrations from KitchenAid Experience Center. The delicious fare from The Bistro Off Broadway... read more 
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Buchy Named State Finalist in National American Miss Ohio Pageant
Miss Samantha Buchy, age 12, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Ohio Pageant to be held in July at the beautiful Crown Plaza Hotel in Columbus. The pageant is held for girls ages ten through twelve. The National American Miss pageants are for “Today’s Girl” and “Tomorrow’s Leaders.” The pageant program is based on inner beauty, as well as poise and presentation, and offers and “All-American spirit of fun for.... read more 
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Versailles Poultry Days…Annual Festival logs 60,000 Visitors over the Weekend, By Bob Robinson
Kelly Murphy named Miss Chick 2012 - County News Online would like to thank Scott Ward of Tiger Radio, WTGR 97.5, and Toni Riegle, Versailles Poultry Days Committee, for their contributions to this article. The 61st Annual Versailles Poultry Days has wrapped up for 2012, serving 60,000 visitors a record number of kegs of... read more 
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Greenville Middle School... Students learn about Greenville Peace Treaty
On Thursday, May 3rd a group of students from South Middle School had a field trip around Greenville where they learned about the historical significance of the Greenville area and especially the Greenville Peace Treaty. Students started the day at Fort Greenville where they heard stories from Kenny Lane and friends along with Dr. Dave Cox about the importance of the fort as General Anthony... read more 
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Trostel on Lincoln Inaugural Train... Tale of Inaugural journey: humor and assassination attempts
By Lyn Bliss - GREENVILLE – “Things were pretty much like they are today. Reading reports of Lincoln’s Inaugural journey in papers of that time, the stories were about taxes and political disagreements,” said author Scott Trostel during his recent presentation regarding the Lincoln Inaugural Train. Trostel, from the Fletcher area, is a nationally known Lincoln authority and has been consulted by... read more 
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Thanks to CNO Readers and Sponsors… County News Online Keeps Growing
Expanded Home Page and Classifieds - As our Community News and Sports traffic approaches the one million mark, CNO is excited to offer an expanded Home Page for those sponsors who wanted to be seen there… but had no positions left for them. More space is now available, not only for Sponsors but also to give us an opportunity to promote special events, products and marketing opportunities... read more 
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Iwo Jima awesome highlight of Grand Parade, By Bob Robinson
Versailles Poultry Days theme was Operation Poultry - The Grand Parade for Operation Poultry kicked off on time at 11 a.m. Saturday with easily 150 participants and a maze of streets packed with spectators as it moved toward its ultimate goal… The 61st annual Versailles Poultry Days at the high school grounds. It was a rural America small town celebration at its best. There were fire trucks and... read more 
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Edison Community College... Edison Nursing Program Grads Honored
Edison Community College’s nursing program wrapped up the Spring 2012 semester with accolades for a past graduate and a pinning ceremony honoring its most recent graduating class. Edison nursing graduate Jennifer Kiser was recently named the Upper Valley Medical Center’s Cameos of Caring Award recipient and received a nursing excellence award at the Spring Nursing Forum... read more 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters... Mother Daughter Duo impacts the life of Little Sister.
May 30, 2012 - When 7 year old Kenya Herron joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County program she was looking to be matched with a Big Sister. What she received instead were two Big Sisters. Kenya was matched with Terri Hughes, of Sidney, in January of 2010. However, when she decided to become a Big Sister her daughter 9 year old Kennedy was ecstatic to be part of the match. Kenya is... read more 
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Greenville BPW Welcomes New Members
Greenville, OH. May 25, 2012 – Jane Carroll, President of the Greenville Business & Professional Women’s (BPW) Club recognized the Club’s new members at the meeting held on May 10, 2012 which was held at the Brethren Retirement Center. New members inducted into the Club included Colleen Marchal, Dara Buchy, Ann Bohler, and Andria Haworth. President Jane introduced the new members and welcomed them to.... read more 
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Darke County Animal Shelter... Pets of the week
We have Flash at the Darke County Animal Shelter. She is a 4-year-old Greyhound-Mix. She is brown and tan with short hair. She is a friendly girl and very alert. She will make a great walking friend and lifelong companion. She is looking for a good home and is ready to be adopted. We have Bullet at the Darke County Animal Shelter. He is a 5-year-old Labrador Retriever. He is silver/brown in color with short hair. He is a special guy with ... read more 
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Darke County Cancer Association... May Monte Carlo event a Hit with Players
About 100 players attended the Cancer Association Monte Carlo this year on May 5th at the VFW hall. Thank you to all that attended and we were able to go over a little of what we made last year. We hope we can surpass that amount next year. Proceeds help local cancer patients with their treatment and other expenses. All games were hits. We had electronic slots and two over and under 7 dice games that was run by Attorney Jim Detling and... read more 
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Bridges to College... Greenville National Bank donates to Bridges to College
Greenville National Bank is continuing its support of the Bridges to College Program. In the photo, Steve Burns, president and CEO of Greenville National Bank, is shown presenting the check to Marlise McCallister, Bridges to College trustee, and Beth Sears, Bridges to College executive director. The Bridges to College program helps students attend college through educational... read more 
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Darke County Visitor’s Bureau… Eldora Speedway Tourism Citizen of the Year
GREENVILLE (June 1) – Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway was named as the recipient of the 2012 Tourism Citizen of the Year by the Darke County Visitors Bureau (DCVB).  The prestigious award was presented by Roger Van Frank, Vice President of the DCVB to Eldora General Manager Roger Slack during Friday’s Darke County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting at Romer’s Catering in Greenville... read more 
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Teaching Bicycle Safety in Verailles... Nearly 150 children take part in Versailles Bike Rodeo
By Shila Magoto - The 2012 Versailles Bike rodeo was held on a breezy Saturday morning June 2 at the Versailles EMS building.  The new accommodations were a fantastic venue with plenty of room for a full bicycle safety course and room inside for the other activities.  The event was hosted by Magoto State Farm Insurance, the Versailles Firefighters and the Versailles Police Department. The... read more 
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Darke County Animal Shelter… June is Adopt-A-Pet Month
June is Adopt-A-Pet Month in Darke County. The Darke County Animal Shelter would like to make the community aware of the many homeless pets in our area. With the slogan Adopt, Don’t Shop, we are inviting anyone looking for a family pet to visit our shelter. There are many adoptable cats and dogs awaiting a new home. The Darke County Animal Shelter is located... read more 
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BPW Announces New Officers for 3012-2013
Greenville, OH  May 25, 2012  The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW) held their installation of new officers at the May 10, 2012 meeting held at the Brethren Retirement Community Brick Room. Foundation Committee chair Dena Wulber conducted the installation.  The elected officers for 2012-2013 are Jane Carroll as President, Diane Delaplane as First Vice... read more 
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Fort GreeneVille DAR… DAR supports Maine Museum in honoring Veterans and Military
Fort GreeneVille Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution was represented at the General Henry Knox Museum, Saturday May 26, 2012,  in Thomaston, Maine, by Mary Kay Felton, who gave the Gettysburg Address during the Museum’s opening ceremonies for “Boots on the Ground.” Maine State Senator, Chris Rector, gave the keynote address, “Community Matters.” The Museum organized the... read more 
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Memorial Day 2012… Why We Remember, By Christy L. Riley
America, the beautiful and brave your song sings ever true to my heart; as then slight reminders and glimpses of your many trials and wars fought comes to mind. On this day, we come together to remember, to honor, to reflect, to thank, and commemorate all who have fallen in combat as heroes and sheroes because of the ultimate sacrifice they gave with their lives. Tomorrow, today, and yesterday I will thank... read more 
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Fort GreeneVille DAR Memorial Day Parade
Fort GreeneVille Chapter DAR participated in the Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Greenville. Pictured are members Helen Wright, Regent Chris Nehring, Karen Burkett, Shirley Hughes, and Debbie Nisonger... read more 
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Greenville Schools... South Students Perform Shakespeare
On Friday, May 18th students from the “Shakespeare Can Be Fun” after-school group performed Twelfth Night for the entire 5th grade at South Middle School. They were well prepared and did a wonderful job. In the afternoon they traveled to East Intermediate for their second show. Since Shakespeare can be somewhat confusing to young audiences, the students who attended the performance at East had... read more 
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Darke County Animal Shelter... Pets of the week
We have Cleo at the Darke County Animal Shelter. She is a 3-year-old terrier mix. She is black, white and brown with short hair. She is a nice girl and loves people. She will make a super walking buddy and great housedog. She is looking for a good home and is ready to be adopted. We have Mo at the Darke County Animal Shelter. She is a 12-month-old Coon dog. She is black, white and brown with short... read more 
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Senior Send Off… Staff and students say good-bye to Class of 2012
Graduation Ceremony set for Saturday, 7 p.m. “Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is more important than the outcome…” This was the message from teacher Robert Batty, who was honored with a standing ovation as he entered the stage to give the Class of 2012 its parting message. Graduating seniors in this year’s Greenville High School Class numbered 206. They were treated with a... read more 
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