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Greenville Middle School… Students get a look at career opportunities in art
Greenville Middle School students got a unique opportunity on April 18. Medical Illustrator Mandy Root Thompson talked to Julie Brewer’s art students about one of the career opportunities available to them. “It fit in perfectly with our science-art-science unit we’ve been studying,” Brewer said. “Students were pin-drop silent! It was great to see... read more
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2017 Honorary Parade Marshals Larry and Joan Roll
Larry and Joan (Bulcher) Roll consider it an honor to be selected as Parade Marshals for the 2017 Poultry Days Parade.  Versailles Poultry Days has always been a part of their lives.  Both were born and raised in the Versailles area and are graduates of Versailles High School. Larry grew up on the turkey farm started by his parents, Wayne and Lois Roll, in... read more
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DP&L Foundation Sponsors DCCA programs
The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation has once again given a very generous donation to Darke County Center for the Arts in support of Family Theatre Series and Arts In Education programs.  According to DCCA Executive Director Andrea Jordan,  “DP&L Company Foundation’s support of children’s programming makes it possible for us to present wonderful, creativity enhancing... read more
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Poultry Days Announces Donations
Versailles Poultry Days is a volunteer based organization dedicated to serving the Versailles community by supporting community projects and activities that improve quality of life and create an inviting environment for people of all ages.  Since 1952 Poultry Days has donated festival proceeds back into the community.  Over the last ten years Poultry Days... read more
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Kiwanis holds annual pancake breakfast
There was no excuse to miss breakfast last month as Kiwanis of Greenville held its annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser. Hundreds of hungry customers were treated to sausage, apple sauce, their choice of drink and unlimited pancakes… eating until they could eat no more. Serving them were Kiwanians, as well as volunteers from the... read more
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A Blessed Easter
Easter is celebrated in many different ways. One of them is through our children. The Easter Bunny was very busy, both last weekend and this weekend. He planted eggs in many community areas on April 8. More to the point, however, he surprised boys and girls on Easter Sunday by hiding eggs all over the child’s home or yard. You could hear the... read more
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Pets of the week
GREENVILLE - The Darke County Animal Shelter has many pets available for adoption, including several breeds of dogs, as well as cats and kittens. The Shelter chooses pets to feature each week, this week they've selected: Willie is a 1 year old Coon dog mix. He is tri-color with short hair. He is a friendly guy who weighs around 40 pounds. He is a love bug... read more
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Happy Easter from St. Marys School, By Kathy Ayette
As I write today, I am in the company of four slowly drying papier mache fish. I too am sporting spots of papier mache paste. I have a bucket of that same paste sitting on the bookshelf, along with extra flour and Elmer’s glue. Yes, it is about time for our annual art and music fair, the Spring Spectacular, or as I like to call it Papier Mache Palooza. Each year the highlight... read more
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Empowering Darke County Youth holds fundraiser bake sale
GETTYSBURG – Kendra Chalmers, Empowering Darke County Youth board member and vice president, holds her first bake sale fundraiser for 2017. Two fundraisers in 2016 had a significant impact on funding available for the Summer Tutoring and After School Programs. The recent fundraiser was held courtesy of Lavy’s Corner Mart in Gettysburg... read more
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Lydia Schauer Foundation donates to the Animal Shelter
GREENVILLE - The Darke County Friends of the Shelter would like to thank the Lydia Schauer Foundation for its wonderful donation. Most of the walls inside the Darke County Animal Shelter are cinder block and needed to be painted, so the Director of the Shelter has asked the organization to brighten up the inside of the Shelter with a special paint scheme to create a nice and friendly atmosphere... read more
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Garst Museum’s Heritage Award Goes to Richard T. “Dick” Brown
Established in 2004, the Darke County Historical Society’s Heritage Award was created to recognize outstanding citizens or organizations for their distinguished contributions or actions of unusual excellence that help connect people to Darke County’s past. Clay Johnson, Ph.D., CEO of the Garst Museum, notes that “For those familiar with the county’s history, the area is rich in its history and traditions and its significance... read more
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DP&L Foundation Sponsors DCCA Programs
Center for the Arts in support of Family Theatre Series and Arts In Education programs.  Family Theater Series programs are presented at St. Clair Memorial Hall, and are generally based on children’s literature; ticket prices are just $5.  Through Arts In Education, and in conjunction with local schools, performing artists are annually taken to... read more
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DCCA Recognizes Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe for its support
Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe for contributing funds in support of its Arts In Education (AIE) programs. DCCA, in conjunction with school administrative staff, annually takes performing artists to every grade of all Greenville City and Darke County public schools. "DCCA thanks the Maid Rite Sandwich... read more
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Darke County Visitors Bureau awards four grants in 2017
GREENVILLE, OH – The Darke County Visitors Bureau released the names of the recipients of the 2017 Darke County Tourism Grants. This year, four recipients were chosen – The Gathering at Garst, Versailles Poultry Days, Main Street Greenville’s Hometown Holiday Horse Parade, and the Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum’s Run for the Rails 5K. “The... read more
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MVCTC Students Qualify for National BPA Contest
Englewood, Ohio -- Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Business Professionals of America (BPA) students competed at the recent Ohio BPA Contests with students from all over the state. The following students qualified for the National BPA Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida, May 10-14, 2017: Julianne Cramer, Computer... read more
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Scott Zumbrink donates to Empowering Programs
GREENVILLE – Darke County Treasurer Scott Zumbrink shows his strong support for the community with a personal check to Empowering Darke County Youth for its After School and Summer Tutoring programs. Zumbrink, a member of Kiwanis of Greenville, has served the Darke County community as its treasurer for nearly 25 years. A farm family native, Zumbrink... read more
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Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Sponsors DCCA Irish Wave 2017
Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) recognizes Zechar Bailey Funeral Home for their sponsorship of the recent St. Patrick’s Day fundraising event Irish Wave 2017. DCCA’s Executive Director Andrea Jordan stated, “Darke County Center for the Arts is grateful for the generosity of sponsors, like Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, who value and are... read more
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Oliver Floyd, Braund Pope Funeral Homes donate to Empowering Programs
GREENVILLE – Eric Fee, owner of Oliver Floyd and Braund Pope Funeral Homes, continues his support of Empowering Darke County Youth programs, presenting his first of two checks for 2017 to Krista Stump, Empowering treasurer. Shortly after purchasing Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in January 2016, Fee added Empowering Programs to his... read more
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St. Mary’s School… March Notes: Test-induced stupor and more, By Kathy Ayette
I am one happy woman. As of today all my students have completed their IOWA and CogAt tests. Most of the schoolwide testing was during the second week of March. However during any scheduled testing it’s a sure bet that sickness will spread throughout the school. There will always be a few students who need to make up tests before the turn-in deadline. I have... read more
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Brinkman Selected for the Prestigious Kabis Internship
COLUMBUS, OH. - The Ohio Federation of Republican Women (OFRW) is pleased to announce that its nominee, Abby Brinkman (Troy, Ohio), was selected by the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) as their choice to receive the prestigious and highly competitive Dorothy Andrew's Kabis Memorial Internship.     Brinkman's exceptional leadership skills... read more
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VHCC celebrates Social Work Month
The month of March is Social Work Month!  Since its inception, the social work profession has worked to improve life for millions every day. Social workers operate from values that recognize each person as relevant to society and believe that, when needed, society should help each person achieve his or her fullest potential. People choose careers... read more
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Greenville Federal donates to Empowering’s After School Program
GREENVILLE – Nick Good, Greenville Federal Bank, made a trip recently to the Empowering Darke County Youth After School Program. It was a Friday afternoon; students had wrapped up their weekend homework, and all were ready for a photograph. Greenville Federal made a donation to Empowering’s After School Program. It was accepted... read more
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Bowl for Kids Sake generates $36,000 for BBBS
This year’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake event was held on Friday, March 3rd, and Saturday, March 4th at Bel-Mar Lanes in Sidney and Treaty Lanes in Greenville. The event was supported by 146 businesses who sponsored, made general donations, or donate prizes for the event, and brought together 314 bowlers to make up the 64 participating teams... read more
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Edison State Employees Recognized at Banquet
Seventeen employees were recognized for a combined total of 185 years of service in their careers at Edison State Community College’s 38th annual employee recognition banquet on Friday, March 3. Enrollment Managers, Stacey Bean and Christina Raterman emceed the event and presented the honorees with awards to highlight each... read more
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Darke DD: Always There for Paula
At the age of 43, Paula set out on a new adventure in her life when she moved from her family’s home into her own home in the community. Paula is learning to be more independent each day with assistance from her family and providers. Darke DD made arrangements to have a handicap accessible ramp built on the front of her home and Paula also... read more
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Second National Bank Sponsors DCCA Connections Season
Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes Second National Bank as an Impresario sponsor of the 2016-2017 "Connections" Season, including the upcoming Irish Wave FUNdraiser celebrating the rich traditions of the Emerald Isle, featuring music by returning favorite Lone Raven at the Montage, Friday, March 17th, tickets are $35 and can be purchased at the Montage. Second National Bank... read more
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Pets of the week
GREENVILLE - The Darke County Animal Shelter has many pets available for adoption, including several breeds of dogs, as well as cats and kittens. The Shelter chooses pets to feature each week, this week they've selected: Cinnamon is white and tan with short hair. She is a little girl who came with her nephew Cooper. She is a little sweetheart and... read more
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Darke County Birders Donate Second Breeding Bird Atlas
The Darke County Birders Club recently donated a copy of the newly published book The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Ohio to the Darke County Park District. The book documents the distribution and changes in status for over two hundred bird species in Ohio. It is based upon surveys from across the state from 2006 through 2011... read more
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Betty Hunt named Red Cross “March Volunteer of the Month”
(February 22, 2017) — The Central Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross named Betty Hunt “March 2017 Volunteer of the Month.” Hunt, a resident of Bellefontaine, received the distinguished departmental award for her outstanding and longtime service as a biomedical volunteer with the Northern Miami Valley Ohio Chapter of the American Red Cross. Hunt serves... read more
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MVCTC Diesel and Power Tech Students Compete in District FFA Contest
Englewood, Ohio – Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Diesel and Power Technology students competed in the FFA District Ag Power Diagnostics Career Development Event (CDE) at the Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua, Ohio, on February 18, 2017. The team of Trey Rush (Miami East) and Zane Brehm (Arcanum) placed... read more
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Darke County Parks’ Nature Notes
Nineteen years ago the very first Nature Notes, Darke County Parks’ quarterly newsletter, went to print. It not only promoted the parks’ upcoming programs, it provided yet another creative outlet for the staff. One naturalist described the spring warbler migration, one explained spring medicinal plants, and another drew the beautiful trillium gracing the front cover... read more
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AED Donated to Darke County Parks Log Cabin
Wayne HealthCare Foundation in partnership with Midmark Corporation and Spirit Medical Transport is honored to partner with the Friends of the Darke County Parks to provide an Automated External Defibrillator for use at the Log Cabin and Shawnee Prairie Preserve’s facility. An AED is a vital machine in helping save lives in a cardiac... read more
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Jerome Bey, Jr, named Versailles Citizen of the Year
Jerome Bey, Jr. was recently awarded the 2017 Citizen of the Year.  Presenting the award on behalf of the Chamber was the recipient’s son, Jerry Bey III. “Thank you for teaching us the importance of having God in our life.  Thank you for teaching us the value of family.  There is no better example than your 46 years of marriage to Mom, who just happens... read more
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Greenville National Bank supports Empowering programs
Lisa Martin, Marketing & Development Officer for Greenville National Bank, recently presented a check to Empowering Darke County Youth for its After School and Summer Tutoring programs. She got to meet some of the kids the local bank was supporting. “This is a good program,” she noted, “one that is definitely needed in the county.” Greenville... read more
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Another Successful A Taste of Wine & Jazz
Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) recognizes Kent & Melinda Myers and Geoff & Jessie Surber for their sponsorship of the recent A Taste Of Wine & Jazz, held January 20, at Montage Cafe.  According to DCCA Executive Director Andrea Jordan, “DCCA thanks Kent & Melinda Myers and Geoff & Jessie Surber for their support of the arts in... read more
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St. Mary’s School February Newsletter, By Kathy Ayette
I would like to begin by issuing a formal apology to computers everywhere. It seems that after I vented my frustration last month, I had stepped on some cyber-toes. Since then my colleagues and I have suffered the weirdest assortment of computer glitches. My principal cautioned me to watch what I write about computers. I have learned my lesson...no more... read more
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Kiwanis supports Empowering programs
Kiwanis of Greenville, plus long-time Kiwanian and board member Al Greiner, recently made donations supporting the Empowering Darke County Youth programs. The funds will be used for the After School Program at Edison State Community College and, once school is out, the Summer Tutoring Program at the Greenville Public Library. Kiwanis... read more
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Pets of the week
GREENVILLE - The Darke County Animal Shelter has many pets available for adoption, including several breeds of dogs, as well as cats and kittens. The Shelter chooses pets to feature each week, this week they've selected: Rusty is a 1 year old Lab/Great Dane mix. He is brown with short hair. He is a great big baby. Loves to be with you and... read more
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Annie Oakley Committee prepares for 2017 festival
The Annie Oakley Festival Committee is very proud and excited with the success of the 2016 Annie Oakley Festival and we are busy making preparations for this years festival. We are working to bring in more vendors and concessionaires, as well as more entertainment for everyone to enjoy, while keeping this festival a free event with free parking. The 2016... read more
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DCCA receives funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund
Feb 2, 2017 – Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) has been selected to receive funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of Arts Midwest, generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts with additional contributions from the Ohio Arts Council and the Crane Group. Arts Midwest Touring Fund engages people in meaningful... read more
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Main Street Greenville contest helps generate over $630,000
GREENVILLE, Ohio- Over 126,000 tickets were collected during Main Street Greenville’s third annual Win The Window Contest, generating over $630,000 for local businesses. With over 50 contributing businesses, the contest was able to accumulate over $3,500 worth of prizes awarded to one lucky participant. The Win The Window Contest was held during... read more
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BBBS gets funding from Versailles Foundation, Booher Awards
The Versailles Foundation along with the Ruth & Emerson Booher advised Fund for Versailles has recently donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke County.   This funding will be used by Big Brothers Big Sisters to aid in the after school “Big Buddies” program that is offered at Versailles Schools.  Currently, there are over 500... read more
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DCP Receives Grant from Enterprise Holdings Foundation
On December 6, 2016, the Friends of the Parks of the Darke Park District gratefully accepted a grant from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation. Nicole Scott, a Remarketing Logistics Supervisor for Enterprise, is a member of the Darke County Civic Theater which performs annually at Darke County Parks’ annual Prairie Days festival and uses the Nature... read more
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Fry & Company Sponsors DCCA’s “A Taste of Wine and Jazz”
Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) recognizes Fry & Company for their sponsorship of the recent sold out fundraising event A Taste Of Wine & Jazz XXX at the Montage Cafe.  According to DCCA Executive Director Andrea Jordan, DCCA thanks Fry & Company for their continued support of the arts in Darke County, as one of the first sponsors for this event they truly started the party that has become DCCA’s most anticipated fundraising event.” “The monie... read more
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Darke County Parks Receives Schaurer Grant
The Darke County Park District would like to extend a huge thank you to the Lydia E. Schaurer Memorial Trust Fund for their recent grant contribution. The funding from this grant was used to make the Nature Center’s new fish tank fully functional. Recently local park supporters donated a beautiful 170 gallon aquarium to the park district. The... read more
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VHCC helps 197 patients return to the homes in 2016
Versailles Health Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center that offers short-term rehab services, outpatient therapy, and long-term care, is proud to have helped 197 patients return to their homes or lower level of care in 2016 through its Homeward Bound Rehabilitation Programs. Kristy Earick, Administrator at Versailles Health... read more
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Council on Rural Services… Mentor a Child
January is National Mentoring Month and our community has programs that need adult mentors to help with positive impact on our youth.  As we celebrate this month, our focus on the local mentoring needs for our youth. Gateway Youth and Community Connectors program partners with local volunteers, schools and organizations to build relationships... read more
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Darke County Parks Receives Ketrow Grant
The Darke County Park District would like to extend a huge thank you to the Ketrow Foundation for their recent grant contribution. The funding from this grant will be used to overhaul the Nature Center’s outdated “Kids’ Corner”. Currently it has a child sized table and chairs with crayons, books, puzzles, blocks, and stuffed wild animal toys. While this... read more
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Thanks goes out to the Community
Gateway Youth Programs would like to thank the following area businesses, organizations, and families for participating in their Adopt-A-Child Program this year.  The Darke County Beef 4-H Club, Dues Family, Greenville Technology Inc., Mercer Savings Bank, and Pitsburg Trinity Lutheran Church.  In addition the Second National Bank, Village... read more
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