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DCCA special membership meeting
The Darke County Center for the Arts will hold a special membership meeting on Thursday, February, 5, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room on the third floor of the Greenville Public Library, 126 W. Fourth Street, Greenville.  All DCCA members are invited to attend. The purpose of the
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February Blood Donor Schedule
DARKE COUNTY, Ohio – Come in out of the cold and donate blood at a Darke County blood drive.  Everyone who registers to donate will receive February’s special collection donor gift, the “Warming Up To Give Blood” soup crock.  Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com. Beethoven struck the right note when he said, “Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.”  CBC is hoping to warm hearts
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Kissel Brothers fair pass pre-sale
Kissel Brothers are once again offering discounted tickets, armbands and passes for those wishing to purchase them now. Three-day, $30; Five-day, $50; Nine-day, $75; and more. To see details and restrictions go to http://www.kisselbros.com/darke-county-new-discounts/
Ag. Breakfast Meeting
Ag. Breakfast Meeting, Thursday, February 5, 7:30am, Brethren Retirement Center's Cafeteria, Greenville (Enter through the Brethren Retirement Center's main doors, under the awning, and follow the signs to the cafeteria.) For your calendar: the following month’s meeting will be March 5, 2015. Sam Custer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources
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Longtown: A Reason To Celebrate African American History Month
On Thursday February 5th at 6:30 the Greenville Public Library will host a presentation by Connor Keiser on the history of Longtown Ohio.  Many people have been to Longtown or have heard of it but most are unaware of its significance and rich history as the first free black settlement in Ohio. It was founded by Connor’s 5th great-grandparents James & Sophia Clemens
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GHS Wavaires Present 2015 Cantata Season Schedule
GREENVILLE - The Greenville High School Wavaires are pleased to announce the 2015 schedule for their annual cantata performances. This year's presentation is “Rise Up” and will be held in local churches. The cantata will feature modern worship songs from the well-known worship band “Casting Crowns” and worship artists Michael Gungor, Matthew West, Chris Tomlin, Toby Mac
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Tall Heights Feb. 5th @ 7 PM
DCCA Coffee House Series at The Montage Cafe - Tall Heights is a hard-to-classify musical duo which in just a little more than four years has advanced from busking in Boston to touring nationally and playing high-profile festivals such as Cincinnati's Buckle Up and Austin's South By Southwest. Darke County Center for the Arts will present
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FREE Winter Birdfeeding Workshop at Shawnee Prairie
Winter may often seem drab, but inviting our feathered friends to your feeders will add a jolt of color and activity to your surroundings! Join a Darke County Parks Naturalist on Thursday, February 12th at 6:00pm as we discuss the wide variety of birdseed, feeders, and other “must haves” offered where ever birdseed is sold. Discover the best seed for your favorite
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Edison holds open house for students and parents
Edison Community College invites area high school students and parents to “Explore Edison” on Thursday, February 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Emerson Center at the Piqua Campus. The open house event will showcase over thirty of the College’s available academic programs. In addition to exploring academic programs available at Edison, area
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Renfro to perform for McCabe fundraiser; Schelchty’s Bar and Grill serves as hosts, By George Starks -- NEW MADISON - The date is Saturday night. The event is a fundraiser for cancer fighter, Mitch McCabe. A pork chop dinner will precede the evening’s entertainment by Renfro. The cost is 10 dollars for dinner which will include a pork chop, baked potato, green beans and a roll. “We are going to donate 50 percent of that back to the Mitch McCabe fund,” said Monica Schlechty in a phone... read more
Olde Thyme Gardeners hold workshop
The annual spring gardening workshop presented by the Olde Thyme Gardeners of Darke County Parks is Saturday, February 21, 2015. The theme, "Herbal Reflections," will be a half day event beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Nature Center at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. Due by February 15, for $15.00, preregistered participants will learn about successfully growing herbs and how to use them along with door prizes, tastings and nibbles. Walk-ins
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Winter Full Moon/Groundhog Day Hike!
Hiking by the light of the full moon is a special experience and there is no better time than during the winter months. With the lack of leaves on the trees overhead and the possibility of crisp, white snow underfoot, the glow of the moon transforms to near daylight luminosity! Want to add a special element to your hike? Bring your leashed pooch for the hike! Dogs love hiking in winter! February’s Full Moon Hike will be held on Monday
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“Building Blocks II” parenting class planned
OSU Extension, Darke County, has scheduled a “Building Blocks II” parenting series.  The classes will be held February 19 and 26, 2015, at the OSU Extension Learning Center, 603 Wagner Avenue, Greenville.  The class times are from 6:00-8:00pm.  There is no fee for this class.  This is an adult only series. The “Building Blocks II” parenting classes are for parents who wish to develop better parenting skill or parenting techniques for children ages 7-13 year
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K of C Mission breakfast
The Versailles Knights of Columbus will be having a Missions Breakfast at the K of C Hall on St. Rte 47 in Versailles on Sunday February 15th.  Serving will be from 8a-12:30 pm with the menu including scrambled eggs, French toast, pancakes, sausage, ham, grits, OJ and coffee.  Cost is a Free-Will Donation with all of the proceeds going to the Missions.
Greenville CIC meeting
The Greenville CIC Committee will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Greenville Transit Facility, 1425 KitchenAid Way.
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Darke County Parks Volunteer Workshop
Do you have a case of cabin fever?  You must be ready to get out and VOLUNTEER with Darke County Parks.  The Park District will be holding a Volunteer Workshop at Shawnee Prairie Preserve Nature Center on Saturday, February 7th beginning at 9:30AM. All are invited. We will begin the workshop exploring all the Darke County Parks has to offer and
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Free Financial Aid Event to be held at Edison
Edison Community College will host the state-wide college financial aid event “College Goal Sunday” (CGS) on February 8, 2015 at 2 p.m. The free event, presented by the Ohio Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (OASFAA) and endorsed by the Ohio Board of Regents, assists students and parents with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
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Coffee with the commissioner
Please join Commissioner Mike Stegall this Saturday, January 24th, at the Double M Diner for the first “Coffee with the Commissioner” for 2015.  This meeting will be a good time to chat with the Commissioner about problems or concerns, or just to chat, about the direction of your County. The meeting is from 8:00 until 10:00 a.m. at Double M Diner, located at 537 S Broadway, Suite 104 (corner of 5th & Broadway) in Greenville
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SWCD monthly board meetings
GREENVILLE – For 2015, the Darke Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board of Supervisors will hold their monthly board meetings on the first Monday of each month at 8:00 a.m.  The meetings will be held at the Darke SWCD office, 1117 South Towne Court, Greenville.  Special board meetings may be scheduled throughout the year.  If a special board meeting is necessary, the location, date and time will be posted on the office door
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Win a Gourmet Dinner for 8
Want to win a Gourmet Dinner for 8? Enter now for your chance to win! Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25. They are available at Cancer Association of Darke County, 1111 Sweitzer St., Wayne Cancer Center, Greenville, OH. Deadline for purchasing tickets is Monday, February 2, 2015. Your food will be provided by Eikenberry’s IGA and prepared by the Gourmet Dinner Club. You get to choose the time and place where your meal will be
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Swingin’ with the Saints Feb. 8
If you’ve experienced past years’ concerts, you won’t want to miss Swingin’ with the Saints, Again!  Darke County musicians present a variety of musical styles in this hour of fun, entertainment and beautiful music. This free concert for the community is scheduled for Sunday, February 8, at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 114 E. 4th Street in Greenville. Kim Bohler
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DCHHA… Darke County Harness Horsemen's Association Awards Banquet and Auction set for Jan. 24 -- Saturday, January 17, 2015 -- Greenville, OH -- The Darke County Harness Horsemen's Association will be having both live and silent auctions during their annual awards banquet on Saturday January 24, 2015 at 6 p.m. Cocktails are at 5 p.m. Most of the proceeds will go towards the Gene Riegle Memorial Race during the Great Darke County Fair, Greenville, OH. Reservations for the banquet are being taken until Jan. 21 by... read more
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Treasured Eric Carle stories live on stage
Darke County Center for the Arts Family Theatre Series will present Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia's production The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville on Sunday, February 15. “This show is truly magical,” said Keith Rawlins. “Eric Carle's beloved stories are delightfully told through the magic of fluorescent puppets and black light
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VACC Banquet
Monday, January 26, the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual banquet at the Riviera Banquet Room of the Stillwater Valley Golf Course.  A cash bar will be open at 5:30 pm with dinner served at 6:15 p.m. The highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the “Citizen of the Year” award.  This award was originally established in 1970 under the name of the Community Service Award and has been award annual since its inception
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John Scalzi at First Author’s Night
The Friends of the Greenville Public Library begin the 2015 Author’s Night season with internationally known and award-winning writer John Scalzi on Friday January 23rd at Montage Cafe in downtown Greenville.  Doors open at 6:00 and the program at 7:00.  Come early and enjoy supper, snacks, or a glass of wine while grooving to the music by R.J. Price and Bill Westfall. Hosting John
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DCCA presents unique duo at Montage
Tall Heights is a hard-to-classify musical duo which in just a little more than four years has advanced from busking in Boston to touring nationally and playing high-profile festivals such as Cincinnati's Buckle Up and Austin's South By Southwest. Darke County Center for the Arts will present Tall Heights at Montage Cafe in downtown Greenville on Thursday, February 5, as part of their Coffeehouse
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Darke County Parks Volunteer Workshop
Do you have a case of cabin fever?  You must be ready to get out and VOLUNTEER with Darke County Parks.  The Park District will be holding a Volunteer Workshop at Shawnee Prairie Preserve Nature Center on Saturday, February 7th beginning at 9:30AM. All are invited. We will begin the workshop exploring all the Darke County Parks has to offer and take a glimpse of all our parks, trails
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Blood donor opportunities for January
DARKE COUNTY, Ohio –These blood drives come during January National Blood Donor Month and CBC is celebrating with a special gift to help donors keep warm this winter. Everyone who registers to donate will receive a “Blood Drop Beanie” knit hat. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com. The navy knit beanie is one-size-fits-all and features the red CBC blood drop logo.  It’s free to everyone
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EUM Preschool accepting 2015-16 applications
EUM Christian Preschool is now taking applications for the 2015/2016 school year. EUM Christian Preschool provides an environment where 3-5 year olds can assemble, work, learn and play in an atmosphere predominated by love and sharing with others. Established in the mid 1970’s, EUM Christian Preschool provides an exceptional and unique education. Our curriculum is purposefully deigned to teach to all areas of development
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Free tax filing assistance
Greenville – Free tax filing assistance through The Ohio Benefit Bank™ will once again be available at NextStep Ministries. Thanks to a grant from the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, home of The Ohio Benefit Bank, NextStep Ministries will be able to expand tax filing services for the 2014-2015 tax season. “This grant is beneficial to our organization because it provides needed funds allowing us to offer free Federal, State and School tax
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Precision Agriculture Webinar Offered, By Sam Custer, OSU Extension Darke County
The more data farmers and producers can access regarding their fields, the better they can make decisions regarding how to manage their farm operations, experts say. But boiling down information from field monitored data, satellite data and remote sensing data captured using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles can sometimes be challenging, said Greg LaBarge, an Ohio State
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Children Experience Art and Creativity
GREENVILLE – Do you want your child to learn more about art and to be creative?  The Art-Rageous Experience – Children’s Art Program is beginning their winter session of art classes for children.  In these classes children experience different kinds of art each Saturday morning with a professional artist teaching the class. The parent also attends
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Antler Amble
Join a Darke County Parks’ Naturalist on Saturday, January 24th at 2:00pm at Worth Family Nature Preserve for the Antler Amble.   We will spend most of our time traveling off-trail as we “hunt” for the shed antlers from the White-tailed Deer. Deer begin to shed their antlers in mid-January so this will likely be the perfect time to search. What other signs of mid-winter will we see; time will tell. Dress for the weather and off-trail hiking.  Call the Park Office
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Chair Massage Event at Library
The Greenville Public Library is hosting a “Winter Wonderland” Adult Winter Reading kick-off event on Saturday January 24th from 12:00 to 3:00.  This program is in conjunction with the Children's & Teen “Frozen” event the same afternoon.  The whole family can enjoy a fun day at the Library. From 1:00 to 3:00 licensed massage therapists Taris Harlow and April Mitchell
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Martin Luther King Day closings
Community Action Partnership of Greater Dayton Area – Darke County - will be closed Jan. 19, 2015, in honor of Martin Luther King Day. This includes Metropolitan Housing Authority and Community Transportation Services. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Also closed will be all government offices. Greenville Transit System will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Edison Stagelight Players hold open auditions for spring production
The Edison Community College Stagelight Players are holding open auditions for William Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, on Tuesday, January 20 and Wednesday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the Robinson Theater at Edison’s Piqua Campus. Categorized as one of William Shakespeare’s late romances, The Winter’s Tale chronicles a story of loss and redemption. Leontes, the King of Sicilia, is struck with jealously as he believes his wife
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Win a Gourmet Dinner for 8
You could be the winner of a Gourmet Dinner for 8! Your food will be prepared by the Gourmet Dinner Club. You get to choose the time and place where your meal will be served. Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25. Tickets now available.  Deadline for purchasing tickets is February 2, 2015. Drawing will be held February 9 and you will be notified right away if you are the winner. All proceeds
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“Night Out with NextStep” featuring Tommy Renfro
NextStep Ministries of EUM Church is hosting a benefit concert featuring Tommy Renfro on Sunday, January 25 at 6:00 pm at the EUM Church Worship Center, located at 1451 Sater Street in Greenville, Ohio. Performing with Tommy will be EUM worship bands The Quest and Matt Haupt. General admission is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. The doors open at 5:30 pm.  There are limited VIP tickets available for $15 which will grant you early entrance
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Antler Amble
Join a Darke County Parks’ Naturalist on Saturday, January 24th at 2:00pm at Worth Family Nature Preserve for the Antler Amble.   We will spend most of our time traveling off-trail as we “hunt” for the shed antlers from the White-tailed Deer. Deer begin to shed their antlers in mid-January so this will likely be the perfect time to search. What other signs of mid-winter will we see
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New blood drive opportunities for January
DAYTON & DARKE COUNTY, Ohio –These blood drives come during January National Blood Donor Month and CBC is celebrating with a special gift to help donors keep warm this winter. Everyone who registers to donate will receive a “Blood Drop Beanie” knit hat. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com. The navy knit beanie is one-size-fits-all and features the red CBC blood drop logo.  It’s free to everyone who
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Christmas Tree Recycling at Shawnee Prairie Preserve
Not sure what to do with your dried-out, cut Christmas tree? Why not bring it to Shawnee Prairie Preserve (4267 State Route 502 West) to recycle it back to nature! This FREE event is hosted by Darke County Solid Waste District and all shredded trees will be used on the trails. Please remove all ornaments, lights, wire, tinsel, and nails prior to arrival. We regret we cannot accept trees with fake snow. Drop-off is only accepted during office hours
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Bluebag Media… 2014 Baby Book: Enter your baby before deadline
Do you know a beautiful baby born between January 1 and December 31 of 2014? If so, we want to feature your little bundle of joy in our 2014 Baby Book! To have your baby included, simply send us a photo of the baby attached to an email to editor@earlybirdpaper.com and make sure to add BABY BOOK in the subject of the email. Include the
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Greenville Public Library... Winter Reading at Library
The year couldn’t start on a more positive note at the Greenville Public Library than with our Winter Reading Program for adults, teens, and kids - from January 24th to February 28th.  “Winter Wonderland” for adults ages 18 and up features weekly prizes such as gift certificates and a special grand prize yet to be announced. Just check out any book
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Winter Day Camp: Cold-Weather Survival
Hey Kids!  The Darke County Parks will be hosting a Winter Day Camp for kids in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade on Monday, January 19th from 9:30am-12:00pm.  Since you have the day off school, come and join us as we explore the woods while searching for a place to spend the “evening”.  Everyone will get an opportunity to practice building a temporary debris shelter that they
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“Organizing ABC’s” at Library
The Greenville Public Library is proud to host a program by Olive Wagar of Organized by Olive, a professional organizing service, on Thursday January 15th from 6:30 to 7:30.  What a great way to start the New Year!  No registration is required and the class is free and open to the public. Olive lists three actions to take: DECIDE that 2015 will be the year to get organized
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Manage Your Money E-mail Challenge, Diane Barga, OSU Extension, Darke County
Overspending is never more evident than during the holidays, when holiday spirit can trip-up even the most careful budgeters.  But what happens at the beginning of the New Year?  According to the University of Scranton, Journal of Clinical Psychology, spending less and saving more is one of the top five New Year’s resolutions annually.  But without a plan for keeping New Year's resolutions, experts say you're likely doomed to fail
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Timber Rattlesnakes Come to Shawnee Prairie!
The Timber Rattlesnake is Ohio’s largest venomous snake. Timbers were historically found across much of Ohio, but viable populations have now been reduced to three general areas. Join the Darke County Parks as we welcome Doug Wynn and learn (and see UP CLOSE) these amazing rattlesnakes.  This program will occur at the Nature Center at Shawnee Prairie on Saturday, January 17th
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EUM church offers support
This Winter, EUM Church is hosting several support groups that offer practical solutions for everyday life.  Those being offered are: Boundaries – Boundaries is a unique journey – of growth, of challenge to change, of problem solving, of recovery, of hope. Offering practical help and encouragement to all who seek a healthy and balanced life, Boundaries presents insight and wisdom for those seeking to deal with their inability to say no
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StarLab 2015
Join Darke County Parks as we welcome the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery’s StarLab to the Nature Center on Thursday, January 15th at 6:30! This portable planetarium will be set up indoors to help us understand the night sky. As you enter the darkened dome, you will learn how to identify many of the famous winter constellations such as Orion the Hunter as well as favorites
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Hikes, Bird Watching and more!
There is something invigorating about crisp winter morning air! Join a Darke County Parks’ Naturalist as we hike the trails of Shawnee Prairie (4267 State Route 502 West) each and every Tuesday morning. We will focus on birds, tree ID, winter animal tracks and anything else that catches our eye! Hikes will begin at the winter start time of 9:00am in January and February
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FOL Members serve library needs
Authors night Jan. 23 - The summer Family Reading Program with its variety of activities, guests and opportunities  for childen and families  at the Greenville Public Library and the four Authors Nights at Montage in early 2014, were  reason for the Friends of the Greenville Public Library to celebrate its community support in helping the Library
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Christmas Tree Recycling at Shawnee Prairie Preserve
Not sure what to do with your dried-out, cut Christmas tree? Why not bring it to Shawnee Prairie Preserve (4267 State Route 502 West) to recycle it back to nature! This FREE event is hosted by Darke County Solid Waste District and all shredded trees will be used on the trails. Please remove all ornaments, lights, wire, tinsel, and nails prior to arrival. We regret we cannot accept trees with fake snow. Drop-off is only accepted during office
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Darke County Parks… Volunteer Opportunities for January 2015 
DCP Volunteers, Below you will find several volunteer opportunities for the month of January please let me know if you wish to assist with any of them.  ·  Prairie Seed Planting- We are looking for some people to help hand spread prairie seed at a couple park locations.  All supplies will be provided.  If you are interested in being a part of this project, please contact me today as the date
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Darke County January blood drives
DAYTON & DARKE COUNTY, Ohio –The following Darke County blood drives comes during January National Blood Donor Month and CBC is celebrating with a special gift to help donors keep warm this winter. Everyone who registers to donate will receive a “Blood Drop Beanie” knit hat. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com. The navy knit beanie
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EUM church offers Winter classes
There is just something about a fresh start of a new year that gives us the feeling of a new beginning. Start out your new year at EUM Church as they are hosting several classes that offer enrichment for your spiritual life. Find out how God can work in your life to give you a new start and spiritual growth! These classes include: Christianity 101 – Take this class to get grounded in the basics of the Christian faith and begin to grow spiritual roots
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Full Wolf Moon Hike
Winter provides excellent hiking weather and we’re going to make the most of it! Join a Naturalist on Monday, January 5th at 5:30pm at Turkeyfoot Preserve (located on Bishop Road, just off St. Rt. 121) to check out what the winter landscapes have in store for us.  Please meet at Turkeyfoot Preserve, dressed for the weather and be sure to bring your camera!  Please note:  During Full Moon hikes
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Big Brothers Big Sisters… ‘Tis the Season: To Mark Your Calendars
December 16, 2014 - Mark those calendars! Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2015 is scheduled for March 6 & 7, 2015, at Bel-Mar Lanes in Sidney & Treaty Lanes in Greenville.  Bowl for Kids’ Sake serves as the largest fundraiser for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County. We invite you to join us in the challenge of making 2015 the largest fundraising event to-date
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West Ohio Agronomy Day to be held Jan. 12
Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.; breakfast sandwiches, donuts, orange juice, and coffee will be available.  A Grain Market update from Jerry Meyer (Cargill) and John Leighty (Trupointe) will be held at 8:30 a.m.  The programs dealing with Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Credits for farmers, Continuing Education Units for Certified Crop Advisors, and Fertilizer Certification Training for those with Pesticide Applicator Licenses
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Holiday season blood drives in Darke County
DAYTON & Darke County, Ohio –Darke County Area Groups and Community Blood Center (CBC) will host a holiday season blood drives.  As a special seasonal gift to donors, everyone who registers to donate will receive the limited edition “Be A Deer – Donate Blood” long-sleeve t-shirt featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com. The navy blue long-sleeve
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BBBS to participate in Kroger Community Rewards program
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby and Darke county has recently joined the Kroger Community Rewards program. We are asking each of you to go to  www.krogercommunityrewards.com  and register your card there. Once you are registered you can pick an organization, please pick Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County. You can type in the name of the agency (Big Brothers Big Sisters  of Shelby and Darke county) or look it up by the ID number which is 47359
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DCCA presents "A Taste of Wine and Jazz XXVIII"
Darke County Center for the Arts will present “A Taste of Wine and Jazz XXVIII” on Friday, January 16 at Montage Cafe in downtown Greenville. The wine tasting party, a fundraiser for the local arts organization, will feature food and music in addition to a selection of fine wines. “DCCA invites our community to shrug off the chill of winter and join us for a warm and wonderful evening of fun,” said DCCA Executive Director Andrea Jordan
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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 still have a little bit of time to get some of them in
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Darke County Fair Holiday Office Hours
Through Tuesday, December 23, 2014, the Fair Office will be open 8am to 4pm. Wednesday, December 24 the Office will be open 8am-Noon to celebrate Christmas.The Office will be closed December 25 and 26. December 29 and 30, the Fair Office will be open 8am to 4pm. Wednesday, December 31 the Office will be open 8am-Noon. To celebrate the New Year, the Office will be closed January 1 and 2. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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Holiday Shopping at the Friends of the Darke County Parks’ Gift Shop
This holiday season get gifts for everyone on your list all while supporting a great cause!  Proceeds from the Gift Shop sales go to the Friends of the Darke County Parks.  The Gift Shop, managed by the Friends of the Darke County Parks, is overflowing with great gift ideas!  Back again this year are gift baskets, wrapped and ready for you to give!  There are unique gift
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County holiday closings
The County Offices will be closing on Thursday & Friday, December 25th and 26th, 2014, for the Christmas Holiday. Also, the Offices will be closed all day on Thursday & Friday, January 1st & 2nd , 2015, for the “New Year” Holiday. The Offices will be open all day on the 24th of December and also December 31, 2014.
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Visitors Bureau joins regional partners at AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo
COLUMBUS, OH – Deanna York, Tourism Marketing Professional and Executive Director of the Darke County Visitors Bureau announced today that the company will participate in the Great Vacations Travel EXPO presented by AAA, January 16-18, 2015, at Columbus Convention Center in downtown Columbus. Billed as a ‘one‐stop shop’ for everything
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34th Annual Free Christmas Dinner to be held Christmas Day
Christmas is the time of year for joy and happiness, but for those who are lonely or less fortunate it can be a very sad time of year.  This is the reason that for the past 33 years the Lighthouse Christian Center along with area business and community volunteers treat those persons to a free Christmas Dinner. The dinner is free, it consists of ham, chicken, bar b que pork, dressing
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DCCA presents blues artist at the Bistro Off Broadway
Darke County Center for the Arts will present Cleveland-based blues singer Austin “Walkin' Cane” at The Bistro Off Broadway in Greenville on Thursday, January 8. A part of DCCA's Coffeehouse Series that offers outstanding artists performing in intimate casual settings where food and drink are available for purchase, “Walkin' Cane's” performance will begin at 7 p.m. The artist earned his nickname when
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Head Start now enrolling for preschool
The Kids Learning Place is now enrolling children in its nationally acclaimed Head Start early childhood education programs.  Families with children ages birth through age 5 can apply to enroll in the no cost federally funded program with eligibility based on income. Part day preschool centers in Darke County are located in Greenville, Union City and Bradford. If learning at home
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CAP Holiday closings
Community Action Partnership-Darke County will be closed Dec. 25, 2014 and Jan. 1, 2015, in honor of the holiday season. This includes Metropolitan Housing Authority and Community Transportation.
CAP Training scheduled
Community Action Partnership-Darke County will be closed Dec. 19, 2014 for training purposes. This includes Community Transportation. The offices will reopen for regular business Monday, Dec. 22, 2014.
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Santa’s Workshop at Library
Gateway Youth Programs and Greenville Public Library will be partnering for a Santa's Workshop on Monday December 22.  Families will be painting wooden toys, cars, and trucks in the children’s programming area – to keep or to donate.  A five dollar donation can be made and hot chocolate will be available.   To participate please call Gateway
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First Presbyterian Church…
Inspirational   Warm  Uplifting   Personal… All Welcome! Organ Recital, 6:30 p.m., Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 7:00 pm. An Evening of Lessons, Carols and Special Music, “Tidings of Great Joy” John Person, Pastor; Cable Channel 5 @ 10:00 p.m. & Midnight, 114 East Fourth Street, Greenville, Ohio
34th Annual Free Christmas Dinner
Christmas is the time of year for joy and happiness, but for those who are lonely or less fortunate it can be a very sad time of year.  This is the reason that for the past 33 years the Lighthouse Christian Center along with area business and community volunteers treat those persons to a free Christmas Dinner. The dinner is free, it consists of ham, chicken, bar b que pork, dressing, green beans, corn, escalloped potatoes, cole slaw
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Sign up for health care by Dec. 15
Ohioans have less than a week to sign up/re-enroll for health insurance offered in the Marketplace for coverage effective at the start of 2015. Ohioans must sign up (or re-enroll) by December 15, 2014 to have coverage effective January 1, 2015.  Nearly one million adults in Ohio have no health insurance. As trusted resources—of care and information—in some of our most underserved neighborhoods, our statewide network of Community
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Hikes, Bird Watching and more!
There is something invigorating about crisp winter morning air! Join a Darke County Parks’ Naturalist as we hike the trails of Shawnee Prairie (4267 State Route 502 West) each and every Tuesday morning. We will focus on birds, tree ID, winter animal tracks and anything else that catches our eye! Hikes will begin at the winter start time of 9:00am in December, January and February
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CT Auto Shop Set for Car Fundraiser Auction
The Greenville Career Tech Auto Technology program is ready to auction off another great car. The students have evaluated this car extensively and everything is in working order. This is a 2000 Honda Accord Special Edition 2.3 Liter 4 cylinder VTEC has 217,166 miles. This Honda has an automatic transmission, 4 doors, power windows, and power locks. A new transmission was just
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Citizen of the Year nominations taken
VERSAILLES – Each January the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce (VACC) recognizes and awards a citizen with the distinction of being named “Citizen of the Year.” The awards ceremony is the predominate purpose of their annual banquet and is open to the public. Nominations for this award are obtained from the community.  Every community has humanitarian minded and dedicated individuals.  Versailles has been able to boast
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Let’s Really Begin: Studying French
Ever wanted to learn French but felt you were too old? Or would you like to renew your acquaintance with a language you learned in high school or heard when you served in Vietnam? Edison faculty Larry Rich is the instructor, and he understands about the need for patience and respect as students tackle something very foreign to them. The next Edison Study Abroad Tour is scheduled for France in 2016, and the class offers an excellent opportunity to start learning the language
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First Friday is a Christmas Night
Don’t miss the last First Friday event of 2014! Main Street Greenville invites you to December’s First Friday Event – A Christmas Night, scheduled for Dec. 5. Sponsored by GTI (Greenville Technology, Inc.), this event will feature many fun activities in the downtown district for children of all ages to enjoy! “We hope many families will join them during
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Cancer Support Group to hold Annual Christmas Carry-In
The cancer support group will meet on Thursday, December 4 at Wayne Health Care on the First Floor in the Board Room (down the hallway past the lab and turn left at the end of the hall) at 7 p.m. Fried chicken from Eikenberry’s will be provided along with table service and drinks.  Guests are invited to bring a side dish, a white elephant gift and if desired, be ready to share
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Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland!
This Holiday Season, join Darke County Parks for an evening stroll through our Winter Wonderland at Shawnee Prairie Preserve!  On Saturday, December 6th from 6-9pm, there will be over 400 luminaries lighting your way along the wooded trails, allowing for a peaceful winter’s night in nature.  As you hike along the illuminated trails towards the Log House
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‘Buckeye’ T-Shirt for December blood drives
DAYTON & DARKE COUNTY, Ohio – Darke County offers several blood drive options in December.  Everyone who registers to donate will receive the “Buckeye Blood Donor” football t-shirt up through December 13th. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com. December is an exciting month in college football with
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Bear’s Mill will host special event
GREENVILLE – The Friends of Bear’s Mill invite the community to share in a fun, festive start to the holiday season at its annual Candlelight Walk & Open House at historic Bear’s Mill on Dec. 5, 6-10 p.m.  This event is free to the public.  Donations are greatly appreciated. “Gather your family and friends to take a stroll along the millrace, lit up by the warm glow of flickering luminaries
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OSU Extension Meeting Update and Flyers, Sam Custer, OSU Extension, Darke County
Below is an updated list of upcoming meetings and registration information for those that require it: December 2 - Farm Bill Update, 7 p.m., Ohio Hi Point Career Center; December 3 - Farm Bill Update, 9 a.m. , 1 or 7 p.m., Greenville VFW; December 4 - Farm Bill Update, 7 p.m., Miami Jacobs Troy; December 8 - Farm Bill Update, 1 p.m., Shelby County Ag Center; December 8 - Farm Bill Update, 7 p.m., Sidney High School
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Holiday Shopping at the Bookfair
Are you looking for some great Christmas gifts? Check out EUM Christian Preschool's Holiday Scholastic Book Fair at EUM’s Downtown Campus, located at 111 Devor Street in Greenville, Ohio. Books are a great educational and enjoyable gift for any child. Consider looking at our selection of books and choosing the ones that will make the children on your gift list smile. The Scholastic Book Fair will be open Wednesday, December
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Library Open House and Book Sale
The Friends of the Greenville Public Library’s annual Christmas Open House will be held on Saturday December 6th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  As always there will be a table full of amazing cookies along with punch and coffee.  Santa & Mrs. Clause will be in attendance for free picture-taking with the kids and live music will add to the festive atmosphere. On Friday December 5th, during
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115th Audubon Christmas Bird Count
What is the Audubon Christmas Bird Count, the bird count began on Christmas day 1900, before that, the count was conducted, by going out and shooting the birds, with firearms, to take a count of the birds in an area.  Today firearms are no longer used, just binoculars, spotting scopes and identification books.  The purpose of the count is to study bird populations and determine whether
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Ag. Breakfast Meeting
Ag. Breakfast Meeting, Thursday, December 4, 7:30am, Brethren Retirement Center's Cafeteria, Greenville, (Enter through the Brethren Retirement Center's main doors, under the awning, and follow the signs to the cafeteria.) Our speaker will be Janelle Weiss, who will speak on her Peace Corp experience in Panama. For your calendar: the next meeting is February 5, 2015 (there will be no  breakfast in January). Sam Custer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources
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Edison Foundation Hosts 17th Annual Holiday Evening Event
The 17th annual Holiday Evening event, to be held on Thursday, December 4, will feature The Manhattan Transfer, a highly regarded jazz–vocal group. This event directly supports Edison’s General Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance to traditional and non-traditional students in support of their academic pursuits. Holiday Evening is the
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GHS Vocal Music Christmas Concert
GREENVILLE - The Greenville High School Vocal Music Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday, December 16 at 7:00 pm at St. Clair Memorial Hall. Reserve and general admission seats are available this year. Tickets for reserved seating may be purchased at the Greenville High School ticket booth, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. from December 9 through the
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MVCTC Sophomore Visitation Days and Open House Scheduled
Englewood, Ohio – The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) annual Sophomore Open House is scheduled for Thursday, December 4, from 4:30-7 p.m.  The school will be open for sophomores and their parents to tour all three buildings, meet instructors, and learn more about the 40+ career and technical programs that MVCTC offers for high school juniors and seniors. A complimentary spaghetti dinner will be served in the Student Activity Center
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Greenville Library Open House features Santa & more
Hundreds of cookies, punch and even Library appropriate bookworms will be served to patrons and guests at the annual Greenville Public Library Open House on Saturday, December 6 from 10 am to 2 pm, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Mr. and Mrs. Clause will be the highlight of the event for the little folk who can tell Santa about wish lists and have a photo taken with the jolly old
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Thanksgiving closings
All county offices and the Greenville Transit System will be CLOSED Thursday and Friday, November 27 & 28. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  TO YOU AND YOURS
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Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland!
This Holiday Season, join Darke County Parks for an evening stroll through our Winter Wonderland at Shawnee Prairie Preserve!  On Saturday, December 6th from 6-9pm, there will be over 400 luminaries lighting your way along the wooded trails, allowing for a peaceful winter’s night in nature.  As you hike along the illuminated trails towards the Log House and
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Project FeederWatch
Calling all birders! Join Darke County Park District as we participate in Project FeederWatch, every Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30-11:30am.  This is a unique ‘Citizen Science’ program organized by Cornell University which studies winter bird populations.  Your observations may be used in scientific journals and shared with ornithologists and bird lovers nationwide.  No matter your birding level
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Thanksgiving dinner reminder
Come share a Thanksgiving dinner with our community family on Thanksgiving Day, November 27th, from 11:30 to 1:00.  Don’t settle for a TV dinner alone when you can join others in this family meal with “all the trimmings”!  First Presbyterian Church at 114 E. Fourth Street invites you to share Thanksgiving blessings. Besides the turkey and dressing, the meal includes mashed potatoes and gravy, seasoned green beans,  cranberry salad, rolls, milk, coffee
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Jewelry and ceramics featured at Bears Mill
Pottery by Julie Clark, Dionne Fleming and Loretta Wray plus jewelry created by Richmond, Indiana silversmith Terri Logan will be on display during the final “Art at the Mill” exhibit of this season which opens on Friday, December 5 and continues through December 31. The opening night reception will take place during Bear's Mill's annual Candlelight Open House on December 5 from 6 to 10 p.m
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Early Morning Hike Time Change
There is something invigorating about crisp winter morning air! Join a naturalist as we hike the trails of Shawnee Prairie (4267 State Route 502 West) each and every Tuesday morning. We will focus on birds, tree ID, winter animal tracks and anything else that catches our eye! Hikes will begin at the winter start time of 9:00am in December, January and February. Meet in the Nature
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Sign Up For The Flower Patch’s Giveaway!
This Thanksgiving season, The Flower Patch would like to invite you to sign up for our giveaway.   We want to give back to our community, so on Tuesday, November 25th at the end of the day, we will draw one lucky winner.  That winner will receive a Farmhouse Feast from Bob Evans and a Floral Centerpiece.  The Flower Patch will deliver on Wednesday the 26th during regular business hours.  No purchase is necessary, so stop in today to sign up!
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Tourism Grants available to LOCAL events & festivals in 2015
GREENVILLE, Ohio – Funds are available to non-profit organizations sponsoring special events in Darke County through the Darke County Visitors Bureau in 2015. Deadline of December 1, 2014 is fast approaching. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis, with primary consideration given to applications, which: (1) attract overnight visitors
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Donors can be champions at Bailey Zechar blood drive
DAYTON & Darke County, Ohio - As college football coaches like to say, “November is when championships are made!”  Community Blood Center (CBC) is encouraging donors to be a champion for helping save lives with the “Buckeye Blood Donor” t-shirt.  It’s free to everyone who registers to donate Monday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Dec. 13 at any CBC Donor Center and most CBC mobile blood drives. Donors are encouraged to schedule
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Edison Community College… The Carriers to Perform at Edison, By Vivian Blevins
Seth Canan and Isaac Schaefer, Jr., musicians and Edison Community College students from Covington, OH, will perform at 12 p.m. on November 25 in Room 107 at the College’s Piqua Campus, and the public is invited. Known as The Carriers, the two play a mixture of Indie, Rock ‘n Roll, Blues, Rock and Folk, and according to them, “all things good.” They will play on stage in the newly-refurbished
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Darke County Parks Explorations
Join a Darke County Parks’ Naturalist on Monday, November 17th  from 10am-4pm for a leisurely walk through several of YOUR Darke County Parks. This is a great way to get out and finally hike the trails and see what each Park has to offer. We will meet at Shawnee Prairie, pile into the Parks
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Ohio's Youth Deer-Gun Season is Nov. 22-23
COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio’s 12th annual youth white-tailed deer hunting season gives young hunters the opportunity to pursue the state’s most popular big-game animal on Nov. 22-23, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The youth deer-gun season is open to hunters with a valid
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Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland!
This Holiday Season, join Darke County Parks for an evening stroll through our Winter Wonderland at Shawnee Prairie Preserve!  On Saturday, December 6th from 6-9pm, there will be over 400 luminaries lighting your way along the wooded trails, allowing for a peaceful winter’s night in nature.  As you hike along the illuminated trails towards the Log House and Blacksmith Shop
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A Time For Community Sharing A Free Thanksgiving Dinner
Family gatherings for Thanksgiving dinners are being planned, but there are some people with no plans. The reasons may vary -- some travel to visit family for the day, and others may just not have the means for which to prepare a festive dinner. “This is where the idea for a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner came from”, says organizer, Dean’a Cook
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Join OSU Extension, Live Healthy Live Well for the “Zero Weight Gain Challenge” - November 24, 2014 – January 4, 2015. What does it cost: Nothing – Free! Who can participate: Any adult with an email account. What is included: Twice weekly educational messages, tracking log for progress. Why:  To improve your... read more
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Pet pictures with Santa
Get your Pet's Picture taken with SANTA CLAUS on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 from 10am to 2pm at Greenville Walmart in the Garden Center. The “Darke County Friends of the Shelter”, a 501c3 organization will be taking pictures of your companion animals with Santa Claus. This is a fun time for everyone to enjoy and is your chance to meet members of the Friends of the Shelter
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Douglas Dickey Medal of Honor Exhibit to be Unveiled
The second program in Garst Museum’s speaker series, on Friday, November 14, will include the unveiling of a new exhibit honoring Darke County native Douglas Dickey. Dickey grew up in Rossburg and graduated from Ansonia High School, where he was a football player and manager of the basketball team, as well as being a member of the Darke County Honors Choir. Dickey served in Vietnam during 1967
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Family Movie Night!
Join the Darke County Parks family on Friday, November 21st at 7:00pm as we present a FREE screening of the Disneynature film, “Bears.”  This film takes viewers on an educational and entertaining adventure through the Alaskan wilderness, where the documentary follows a fiercely protective mama bear named Sky and her young cubs, Amber and Scout, over the course of an entire year.  This movie
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A Time For Community Sharing
A Free Thanksgiving Dinner
- Family gatherings for Thanksgiving dinners are being planned, but there are some people with no plans. The reasons may vary -- some travel to visit family for the day, and others may just not have the means for which to prepare a festive dinner. “This is where the idea for a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner came from”, says organizer, Dean’a Cook. This is the second year for the dinner
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Darke County Parks Explorations
Join a Darke County Parks’ Naturalist on Monday, November 17th  from 10am-4pm for a leisurely walk through several of YOUR Darke County Parks. This is a great way to get out and finally hike the trails and see what each Park has to offer. We will meet at Shawnee Prairie, pile into the Parks’ van and see how many parks we can visit during this day trip. Remember to bring your camera, a sack lunch and your binoculars. Please dress for the weather
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Birds of Prey Program
Join the Darke County Parks on Thursday, November 20th at 6:30pm for a program on Birds of Prey.  Raptors are critical to our ecosystems and are often demonized for being predators. We’ll offer a presentation on the species of Birds of Prey found within Darke County. We’ll wrap the night up with an appearance from our resident raptors, Joseph
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Darke County Blood Drives for the first half of November
DAYTON & DARKE COUNTY, Ohio - November arrives with a chance for donors to choose a t-shirt design from a previous blood drive campaign they may have missed.  Everyone who registers to donate will receive a t-shirt from the available supply.  Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com. CBC will offer a choice of t-shirts from previous blood drive campaigns at all CBC Donor Centers and most mobile blood drives from
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Edison brings Cost of Poverty Experience to Campus
It has been reported by the U.S. Census Bureau that over fifteen percent of the American population lives below the poverty line. To help community leaders better understand the struggles associated with poverty, Edison Community College’s Academy for Community Leadership (the Academy) is hosting a Cost of Poverty Experience (C.O.P.E.). The event will be held on Wednesday, November 19 from 8 to 10:30 a.m. in the Robinson Theater at the Piqua Campus
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A Journey 2 Wellness at Power Over Parkinson’s Group
Versailles Health Care Center is pleased to invite the community to its monthly event for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their families!  Power Over Parkinson’s meets monthly to exercise, socialize, and learn.  The guest speakers for the evening will be Shannon McGee and Lisa Boerger.  McGee and Boerger are the co-owners of A Journey 2 Wellness located in Ft. Loramie, Ohio. They are fulfilling
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“The Race For Life” Author at Library
Few of us know someone who is a survivor of genocide.  We live comfortable, safe lives and think such horror could never happen to us.  That was also true in the neighborhoods and villages of Rwanda where the Tutsi and Hutu tribes lived together in peace - until April 1994 when the killings began.  How did it happen?  How does it ever happen? Theo Makombe has written a moving, heartfelt book called
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Edison Hosts RN to BSN Information Fair
Edison Community College is hosting a Registered Nursing (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Information Fair on Friday, November 14 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Emerson Center at the Piqua Campus. Current nursing students and practicing nurses are invited to learn about the opportunities available to them in pursuing a baccalaureate degree. Representatives from twelve area universities will be available to share information
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Gospel Concert coming this weekend to Memorial Hall
Cancer Association of Darke County will hold their annual gospel sing on November 9 at 4 p.m.   Admission is free and there will be a freewill offering taken.  There will also be a bake sale as well as refreshments.   All proceeds will go to help cancer patients living in Darke County.  Please call Christine at 548-9960 with any questions. The Southern Aires will be ministering
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DCCA presents comedian Dan St. Paul
Darke County Center for the Arts will present comedian Dan St. Paul at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall on Saturday, November 15; the show begins at 8 p.m. “We've had many, many requests that DCCA bring a stand-up comedian to our community with several people asking for this specific comic, so Dan St. Paul is truly being presented in response to popular demand,” DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins stated
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Edison to host spring registration event
Edison Community College will host a special registration event for new and returning students on Saturday, November 15. The event will be held between the hours of 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Piqua campus and is designed to expedite the application and enrollment processes in time for classes that begin January 12. The portion of the registration event designated for new students will include a one-stop registration opportunity and lunch. For this special occasion
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PALS and Jr. Naturalist classes available   
Several students joined the Darke County Parks for the Park P.A.L.S. class, “What’s that Smell?” in October to see if they could figure out which animal leaves behind such a strong smell.  Class began by looking at skunk furs and skulls and talking about the unique characteristics of our Striped Skunk.  The students also explored the 4 Skunk species that are found in North America.  After some indoor activities
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Coming to Memorial Hall on Nov. 9… Cancer Association of Darke County to hold annual Gospel Sing -- You won't want to miss this great talent! Multi Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated Christian Davis is not only a multi-talented man of God, but the hand of God is evidently working in his life. It is a rarity in any genre of musical entertainment when someone comes along with an individual talent that can captivate an audience for an entire performance. Even more of a rarity is when someone... read more
GHS Walking Program Starts Nov. 3
Again this year, Greenville High School will open its doors to community members seeking a warm, safe place to walk on winter evenings. The public is invited to walk at the high school from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays beginning Monday, Nov. 3, and continuing through March 19, 2015. There will be no walking during Christmas break. Also, if school is closed during a day or there are parent/teacher conferences, then it will be closed
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Ag. Breakfast Meeting
Ag. Breakfast Meeting, Thursday, November 6, 7:30am, Brethren Retirement Center's Cafeteria, Greenville. (Enter through the Brethren Retirement Center's main doors, under the awning, and follow the signs to the cafeteria.) Our speaker will be Cheryl Turner of the National Ag Statistics Service. For your calendar: the following month’s meeting will be December 4, 2014. Sam Custer, Extension Educator, Agriculture & Natural Resources
Road closure on North Ohio
State Route 121 (North Ohio Street) will be closed between Main Street and Greenmoor Court from 7:30 am Monday Nov. 3rd thru 3:00 pm Wednesday Nov. 5th for underground utility work. ODOT detour description is 127 south to 571 west back to 121.
Veteran’s Day Closings
In recognition of Veteran’s Day, Greenville Transit Service and other government offices will be closed Nov. 11, 2014.
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Coppock-Hole Trust Sponsors DCCA Special Event
The McCartney Years at St. Clair Memorial Hall - Darke County Center for the Arts thanks the Coppock-Hole Trust for sponsoring the upcoming special event The McCartney Years, Saturday, November 8 concert and their longstanding and generous support of the arts in Darke County.  “DCCA is grateful for the continued generosity of the Coppock-Hole
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Edison Brings Peace Week Events to Campus
Held in conjunction with the Dayton Literary Peace Prize (DLPP), Edison Community College’s English and Communications faculty will be hosting a week of peace-focused events beginning November 3. All Peace Week events will be held at Edison’s Piqua Campus and are free and open to the community. The week’s events include: A special screening of the 2013 Blockbuster, Lone Survivor. The free screening will be
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Coffee with the Commissioner
Please join Commissioner Mike Stegall this Saturday, Nov. 1st  at the A&B Coffee and Cake Company for the last “Coffee with the Commissioner” for 2014.  Since the holidays are approaching, the last 2 years Commissioner Stegall has not held his meetings in late November or December because of Thanksgiving and Christmas.  This meeting will be a good time to chat with the Commissioner about problems or concerns
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Youth Pheasant Hunting Opportunity
Mulberry Pheasantry to hold hunt for youth 10 to 17 years of age - CAMDEN, OH – Mulberry Pheasantry of Camden, Ohio in conjunction with the Butler County Chapter of Pheasants Forever is once again holding a youth pheasant hunt complete with guides and hunting dogs on Saturday and Sunday November 15 & 16, 2014.  The hunt will take place at Mulberry
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Chinese Tea Ceremony at Library
Jesse Berry from Blue Lantern Tea will demonstrate a traditional Chinese Tea Ceremony at the Library on Thursday November 6th at 6:30 p.m.  Many patrons enjoyed this program last winter and will want to savor another cup - and those who have never attended are in for a treat of tea and its interesting background. Jesse will talk about the history and culture
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OSU Tailgate Blood Drive
The OSU Tailgate Party Blood Drive promises to be a fun event, complete with yummy buckeyes and lots of OSU memorabilia as door prizes. Mark your calendars for November 11 from 12:30 to 6:30 to show your community spirit as well as OSU spirit and plan to donate blood at Greenville Church of the Brethren on Central Street in Greenville. Many Buckeye fans have contributed toward making this a great afternoon and are hoping for a record number of donors
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ODOT Halloween Study Warns of Goblins, Ghouls and Car Crashes
New safety analysis shows rise in risk of children being struck by cars while Trick-or-Treating -- COLUMBUS (Monday, October 27, 2014) – With Halloween creeping up fast, a new safety analysis by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) may send chills down the backs of both parents and drivers alike: The likelihood of pedestrians and bicyclists getting hit by a vehicle increases 35 percent
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7th Annual Holiday Boutique
Enjoy lunch and shopping, and even a massage, in our unique, festive environment! Specialty gift items such as jewelry, baked goods, crafts, Scentsy, Essential Oils, Pampered Chef, and much more will be available! Coffee will be provided and served by A & B Coffee and Cake Company. Door prizes will be given away throughout the day. Don’t miss this opportunity for a great girl’s day out! The Holiday Boutique will be November 8, 2014, from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the
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Wright State Lake Campus Agriculture Program Growing to Meet Local Needs
The Wright State University Lake Campus Agriculture program was established in 2009 to meet the local needs in training individuals for career opportunities in the broad field of agriculture, ranging from farm production and business services to food manufacturing.  The campus currently offers a Certificate in Farm Management, an Associates of Technical Study in Agriculture, and a Bachelors of Technical
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Unique Halloween celebration at Montage Café
Darke County Center for the Arts will host “A Taste of Wine and Zydeco” at Montage Cafe in downtown Greenville on Halloween, Friday, October 31. This fund-raising party will feature the music of zydeco legend Terrance Simien and his band “The Zydeco Experience.” Montage proprietors Aaron and Michele Cox have planned a “spooky” menu of hors d'oeuvres to accompany the two wines and two beers that will be
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Christmas activities at Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum
The Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum is participating in the Bradford Downtown Christmas celebration. The museum will be decorated for the Christmas season, from November 15-December 28 when the museum closes for the 2014 season. This year the museum will be hosting a Christmas Mystery at the museum December 6 at 7 pm. Guests help solve the mystery through clues from the cast. Santa will be visiting children at the museum
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Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie
The table is set, demonstrators are in their places and the Darke County Parks is ready to provide you a remarkable 18th century historical experience in our Log House.  The Darke County Parks has a few openings available for the November 8th Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie, beginning at 5:00pm.  Join us at our table for a meal and experience you won’t
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DCCA presents The McCartney Years at Memorial Hall
Darke County Center for the Arts will present “The McCartney Years” at Henry St. Clair Memorial Hall on Saturday, November 8; the show starts at 8 p.m. Declared the best tribute band on the scene today by the promoter who originally brought The Beatles to North America, “The McCartney Years” performs three decades worth of the music made famous by the
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DCCA announces Ghost Walk tour guides and actors
Darke County Center for the Arts eleventh annual Ghost Walk will feature costumed tour guides who will lead participants to haunted sites in downtown Greenville as well as actors who will portray characters involved in the ghostly tales. Tour guides include Michael Bitner, Marilyn Delk, Keith Rawlins, and Jan Roestemadji. John and Karen Burkett, Amanda Coleman, Shanna Camacho, Larry Delk, Tanner Delk, Tristan Delk, Maxwell Jordan, Sammy Lobenstein, and Becci Miller will share
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Woofing It: A Dog’s Hike
Dogs like hiking too! Join the Darke County Parks this evening for an excuse to take the “pooch” for a hike with other dog-friends. On Thursday, November 6th at 6:30pm we’ll explore the trails of Routzong Preserve (on Routzong Road off of 571-East) and follow our noses to see what is happening. Please bring a leash, water, flashlight and “deposit” bag for your dog. Trails could be muddy. This hike is available with
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DCCA presents troubadour John Flynn at The Coffee Pot
Darke County Center for the Arts will present singer/songwriter/guitarist John Flynn at The Coffee Pot in Greenville on Thursday, November 6. The second of DCCA's Coffeehouse Series presentations, the show begins at 7 p.m. “Known as 'a troubadour of justice, mercy and hope,' John addresses the times we live in through his songs,” said DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins. “Those who remember the coffeehouses
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Cancer Association of Darke County… “A Holiday of Hope” Poinsettia Sale 2014
Poinsettias are now being sold to support local cancer patients.  Orders are being taken through November 17 for 6 inch poinsettias for $11, 7 inch for $18 and 8 inch for $25. Available in Pink, Red, White, Marble and Glitter. Pick up will be Saturday, Dec. 6 from 11 am to 2 pm at VFW on Ohio St. in Greenville.  Please call 548-9960 with questions. All proceeds go to Cancer Association of Darke County to help Darke County cancer patients. Please mail order form and check to
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Free Super Show Brings Mind-Bending Performers to Edison
Edison Community College will bring two masters of illusions and mind tricks to the Piqua Campus on Monday, November 3, at 7 p.m. for an evening of performances that will entertain and astound audiences of all ages. The event is open to the community and is being offered free of charge. Award-winning “Master of Illusion and Magic,” Leon Etienne and the “World’s Foremost Mind Reader,” Robert Channing
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“Fright Night Friday”
Already the Library is getting pretty scary and Halloween is weeks away!  That’s because everyone is gearing up for a “haunted library” on Friday, October 31st from 7:00 to 11:00 (the Library will be closing early at 4:00). Mark your calendars for “Fright Night Friday!” This event is being conducted by Gateway Youth with assistance from other community groups such as ACES kids, Darke County Recovery staff
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DCCA presents “The History of Zydeco” to local students
Darke County Center for the Arts will present Terrance Simien and his band, The Zydeco Experience, to local fourth- through sixth-grade students from October 27 through 31. The third of DCCA's Arts In Education series that takes professional artists to every grade level in all Greenville City and Darke County public schools, “Creole for Kidz and the History of Zydeco” explores the indigenous music of the French-speaking
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MVCTC Parent Teacher Conferences Scheduled
Englewood, Ohio – The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) has scheduled the 2014-2015 Parent Teacher Conferences for Wednesday, November 5, from 3-5 p.m. and Thursday, November 6, from 3-7 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for parents to visit MVCTC, meet the staff, and see examples of their child’s progress at MVCTC. Parents are asked to contact their child’s instructors to set-up a conference at a time that
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Realistic paintings and stainless steel sculptures at Bear’s Mill
Gary Hovey creates sculptures out of stainless steel forks, knives, and spoons. His unique work will be featured at Bear's Mill's “Art At the Mill,” along with the paintings of Jackson Center resident Dan Knepper, who taught art for 26 years before becoming a full-time artist. “This exhibit will be fun for all who view it,” said Julie Clark, retail manager and gallery coordinator
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Cancer Association of Darke County plans annual Gospel Sing
The Gospel Sing is a free, nondenominational concert to be held at Saint Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville, Ohio on November 9, 2014 starting at 4:00 PM.   A freewill offering will be taken that afternoon with proceeds to go to the local cancer association. Several groups are scheduled to sing, so please watch the newspapers and online news weekly for specific
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The Great Pumpkin Hunt
Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere! Wander through the woods at Shawnee Prairie Preserve on Saturday, October 25th at 1:00pm in search of fall’s most popular color, Orange!  Each pumpkin contains a special fall treat, but you must first answer some fall trivia questions to find the hidden goodies. Inside the Nature Center, each child will get a pumpkin to paint and take home. Wear a costume and receive an extra prize
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DCCA presents The McCartney Years and comedian Dan St. Paul
Darke County Center for the Arts will be presenting two “Special Events” next month at St. Clair Memorial Hall in Greenville, OH.  Saturday, November 8 THE MCCARTNEY YEARS provide lucky patrons three decades of ‘The Beatles’ and ‘Wings’ live – with the world’s premier McCartney concert experience. Rewind into the 60′s and 70′s to dance, sing and relive your passion for McCartney with a band that has opened
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DCCA presents "A Taste of Wine and Zydeco"
Darke County Center for the Arts will host a fund raising party featuring the music of Zydeco legend Terrance Simien and his Zydeco Experience band at Montage Cafe in downtown Greenville on Halloween, Friday, October 31. “To say that DCCA is absolutely thrilled to present this world-famous Grammy-award winning artist in an intimate venue like Montage would be a vast understatement,” said DCCA Artistic Director Keith Rawlins
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CAP to provide Winter Crisis, PIPP Plus programs starting Nov. 1
The Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area will again provide emergency energy payment assistance this winter for eligible households. The Winter Crisis Program begins Saturday, Nov. 1, and continues through Tuesday, March 31, 2015, or until funds are depleted. Customers will be seen beginning Monday, Nov. 3. Appointments can be made starting October 27, 2014. Under the Winter Crisis Program, eligible households may receive a
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“Lone Survivor” Playing at Edison
Held in conjunction with Peace Week, Edison Community College will host a viewing of “Lone Survivor,” starring Mark Wahlberg on Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the Robinson Theater. The event is open to the community and offered free of charge. Based on the 2007 non-fiction book of the same name, “Lone Survivor” tells the bloody, poetic, and true story of four Navy SEALS on a secret mission to kill a Taliban leader. What happens when they
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Public is invited to the Annual Gospel Sing
Fundraiser to benefit cancer patients in Darke County. Several gospel artists will share their talents at a Gospel Concert to help Darke County residents who are battling cancer. Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 4 pm – 6 pm at St. Clair Memorial Hall, 215 W. Fourth St., Greenville, Ohio. Free admission.  A freewill offering will be taken. All proceeds go to Cancer Association of Darke County. Thank you for your support!
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DCCA Ghost Walk returns to downtown Greenville
Darke County Center for the Arts will continue a long-standing Halloween-season tradition when they host their eleventh annual Ghost Walk in Downtown Greenville on Friday, October 24, Saturday, October 25, and Sunday October 26. Based on stories collected by Arcanum resident Rita Arnold which reveal local encounters with the unknown or unexplained, walks
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Fundraiser for the Scentral Park Dog Park
The Darke County Friends of the Shelter will have a Fundraiser on October 22, 2014 (Wednesday) at JT's Brew & Grill, 1475 Wagner Ave, Greenville. JT's Brew & Grill will donate 15% of all proceeds for the entire day from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm (Dine In or Carry Out) to the Darke County Friends of the Shelter to benefit Scentral Park Dog Park. Please visit the
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Autism support group to meet Wednesday
GREENVILLE - ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) in the Darke will meet Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. at the Greenville Public Library. The meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of each month in the third floor community room at GPL. This group was created by local mothers in response to the lack of a support system for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Darke County. The hope is that the group can be a resource and support group for other parents, caregivers and loved ones
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Blood drives support fight against cancer
DAYTON, Ohio - October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Darke County Sponsors are teaming up with Community Blood Center (CBC) to help fight the disease with community blood drives.  Everyone who registers to donate will receive the special-edition “Unite to Fight Cancer” t-shirt.  Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com. The “Unite to Fight Cancer” t-shirt symbolizes the unique relationship between blood donors
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Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie
The table is set, demonstrators are in their places and the Darke County Parks is ready to provide you a remarkable 18th century historical experience in our Log House.  The Darke County Parks has a few spots available for the October 25th and November 8th Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie, both beginning at 5:00pm.  Join us at our table for a meal and experience you won’t soon forget.  Our pioneers will open their home
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First Presbyterian Fall Festival Oct. 25
Celebrating the Fall harvest season with a festive event has become a tradition at First Presbyterian Church, 114 E. 4th Street, Greenville.  This Fall Festival, an evening with good food and activities for all ages, will take place October 25 at the home of Fran and Richard Nord, 6811 State Route 36 East. Square dancing, indoor swimming, table tennis, billiards, and other group and individual activities will be part of the evening as well as grilled hot dogs and brats to accompany a carry in meal
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MVCTC Schedules Early College Connection Night
Englewood, Ohio – The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) has scheduled an Early College Connection Night for the parents of current high school freshmen and sophomores. The college night will take place on Thursday, October 23, from 6:30-7:30p.m. in the Student Activity Center. The MVCTC campus is located at 6800 Hoke Road, Englewood, Ohio. Parents will learn about programs at MVCTC that will help students get a head start on their college education
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Edison Stagelight Players Present: Frankenstein
The Edison Stagelight Players will perform Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, adapted by R.N. Sandberg, beginning October 24 and running through November 2. All performances will be held in the Robinson Theater at the Piqua Campus. Though it didn’t gain popularity until many years after being written, Frankenstein is one of the first examples of science fiction. The story follows an eccentric scientist who
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A Night Out with the Wavaires
GREENVILLE – The Greenville High School Vocal Music Department presents “A Night Out with The Wavaires,” Saturday, November 1 at 7:00 pm at St. Clair Memorial Hall.  All seats are reserved, and tickets may be purchased at the Greenville High School ticket booth, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. from Monday, October 6 through Friday, October 31. The price of the tickets is $6 for adults and $4 for students in advance
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Daily meditations on facebook
Need a pick up to get through the week or some enrichment in your faith life?  Check out the daily meditations now on facebook that could go a long way toward making each day a little better. Daily meditations, written by Rev. John Person, are posted on the Greenville First Presbyterian site with scripture references to reinforce our walk with Christ each day.  Like us or just click on for a quick lift of spirit, the experience takes little time and is good
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Deer Hunter Workshop at Spring Valley Range October 23rd 
Seats still available, register now! - Xenia, OH - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife (ODNR/DOW) in conjunction with the Ohio Trapper and Hunter Education Instructor Association (OTHEIA) will host a Deer Hunter Workshop from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Spring Valley Shooting Range, on Thursday, October 23, 2014. There is a $5.00/person fee for the workshop and will cover a lite meal that will be served
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Bluebag Media… Look for zombies, spooks & more at Fright Night
GREENVILLE – “There is something to be said about the visceral feeling of scaring other people,” said Reuben Kennett, Greenville Library’s Young Adult Specialist. “I’d like to be one of the actors because it’s fun,” he added. Whether or not he gets to put on makeup and a costume to scare people at the library’s “Gateway Fright Night” Oct. 31 is unknown at this time
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Democrat and Republican state candidates to appear
The League of Women Voters of Darke County is sponsoring a Candidates Forum on Monday, October 20 from 7:30 – 9:00 PM.  Located this time at the Tri Village H.S. Cafetorium, , the non-partisan forum will focus on two races:  State Senate 5th District and House of Representatives  84th District.  Both Democratic and Republican candidates for those positions  have
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Free Computer Class at Library
The Greenville Public Library is holding two free computer classes this month.  “Basic Computer Skills” will be taught Monday, October 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  “Basic Internet Skills” is Monday, October 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Class size is limited to ten per class.  Instructors are Director John Vehre and IT Tech Stephanie St. Myers.  Register by calling the Library at 548-3915
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DCCA presents Poetry Alive! at Arts Depot
Darke County Center for the Arts will open their new Coffeehouse Series season on Thursday, October 16 at the Arts Depot in Union City with a performance by Poetry Alive!, a group that began in 1984 with a show before an audience of around 100 in a music hall in Black Mountain, North Carolina, and has since performed to an audience of over 10 million throughout the world. “Poetry Alive! utilizes a team of skilled actors to create
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Huffman to speak to Republican men
During his time in the General Assembly, Representative Huffman has received the Watchdog of the Treasury Award and been honored by the Ohio State Medical Association with its Voice of Medicine Award. He received the Ohio Parks & Recreation Association (OPRA) Legislator of the Year award for his sponsorship of House Bill 584 in 2011. Additionally, he received the 2013 Elected Official of the Year Award from the Ohio
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S.H.I.N.E. Family Fall Festival
On Sunday, Oct. 26, kids of all shapes and sizes dressed as princesses, cowboys and Superheroes will converge on EUM Worship Center for S.H.I.N.E., a community wide alternative to traditional Trick or Treat.  S.H.I.N.E. is short for Share His Incredible News Everywhere and is hosted by Children’s Ministry at EUM Church.  It’s a great way for kids and families from
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Ball Family Quartet to perform at Beamsville Christian Church
Come join the Ball Family Quartet on Sunday October 19th 6 PM at Beamsville Christian Church. The Ball Family has remained true to their commitment to make a difference. Through a compelling combination of harmonious vocals and outstanding musical accompaniment, this family group has been able to reach out to people challenging them to accept the
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Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie
The table is set, demonstrators are in their places and the Darke County Parks is ready to provide you a remarkable 18th century historical experience in our Log House.  The Darke County Parks has a few spots available for the October 25th and November 8th Candlelight Dinner on the Prairie, both beginning at 5:00pm.  Join us at our table for a meal and experience you won’t soon forget.  Our pioneers will open their home to
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Mandy Green Fund supports DCCA Arts in Education
Darke County Center for the Arts has received funding from the Mandy Green Fund of the Darke County Foundation to support Arts In Education programs.   “Darke County Center for the Arts greatly appreciates the support of The Mandy Green Fund, which has allowed us to present a fantastic Arts in Education program to our K-3 students,” stated Andrea Jordan, DCCA Executive Director.  “The students and staff at
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GHS vocal music department fall concert
GREENVILLE - The Greenville High School Vocal Music Fall Concert, “Everybody Rejoice” will be held on Tuesday, October 21 at 7:00 pm at St. Clair Memorial Hall. All seats are reserved, and tickets may be purchased at the Greenville High School ticket booth, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. from Monday, October 6 through Tuesday, October 21. Ticket price for this event is $5 for adults and $4 for students if
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Feltmans, Steinbrecher help take DCCA on the road
David and Roberta Feltman and Eunice Steinbrecher have graciously committed funds to help cover the cost of transportation when DCCA goes on the road to Oxford, OH, Sunday, October 19, for a truly unique arts experience.  “DCCA is grateful for the support and enthusiasm of our sponsors for this event.  They are not only committed to DCCA’s mission of providing cultural enrich here in our community, but also
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Murder mystery at Montage Cafe
Darke County Civic Theater is proud to present their annual fall murder mystery/dinner theater at Montage Café in Greenville. Super Duper Reunion is a murder mystery with a super hero theme and is sure to be a lot of fun. The action will take place at the ten year reunion of Super Hero Academy. It features such characters as the popular hero, Captain Cocky. Be sure to check out, Martini Girl, the party animal who will never leave anyone with
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County Office closings
The County Offices will be closed on Monday, October 13, 2014, in Observance of ‘Columbus Day’.
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Thieme Fund supports DCCA Family Theatre Series
Darke County Center for the Arts recognizes the HOPE Foundation and The Jean Louise Thieme Children’s Theatre Fund for their support of DCCA’s Family Theatre Series.  “DCCA is pleased to receive continual generous support from community organizations such as The Jean Louise Thieme Children’s Theatre Fund and The HOPE Foundation.  With their
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2014 Annual Fish Sale
The Darke Soil and Water Conservation District will be conducting their annual fish sale. We will be offering largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, yellow perch, black crappie, redear sunfish, hybrid bluegill, white amur and minnows. Call the Darke Soil and Water Conservation for order forms and pricing. You can visit us online at darkeswcd.com or stop by the office at 1117 South Towne Court in Greenville. Orders must be received with payment at the office no later than Friday
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Joshua Carswell performing Saturday, October 11
Joshua Carswell can’t remember a time when he wasn’t singing. A winner of the American Traditions Competition in Savannah, GA, one of the nation’s most prestigious vocal contests, and a graduate of Elon University, Joshua traces his musical inspiration to an unusual source. ‘When I was only three, I started singing specials in church. A lady in the congregation came to me afterward and said, “I will make you brownies if you
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Free Smoke Detector Batteries
The Darke County Solid Waste Management District along with Darke County Homeland Security and EMA will team up with our local Fire Departments to get the word out on a simple life-saving tip, "Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries." Replacing home smoke detector batteries is a small and easy step that can mean the difference between life and death. In preparation for daylight-saving time on Sunday, November 6, the district and your local fire departments want you
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Woofing It: A Dog’s Hike
Dogs like hiking too! Join the Darke County Parks this evening for an excuse to take the “pooch” for a hike with other dog-friends. On Thursday, October 9th at 6:30pm we’ll explore the trails of Worth Family Nature Preserve (on Springhill Road off of 502-West) and follow our noses to see what is happening. Please bring a leash, water, flashlight and “deposit” bag for your dog. Trails could be muddy. This hike
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DCCA to bring The Zydeco Experience to county
What does fall in Darke County mean to you?  Sweaters, pumpkins, falling leaves and of course ZYDECO MUSIC. Darke County Center for the Arts is bringing 2014 Grammy Award winning Zydeco Artist Terrence Simien to town to present "Creole for Kids" as part of DCCA's Arts in Education programming and a DCCA Fundraiser you will not want to miss, A Taste of Wine & Zydeco, on Friday, October 31st.  Contact the DCCA
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Ohio’s Antlerless Deer Muzzleloader Hunting Season is Oct. 11-12
The white-tailed deer antlerless muzzleloader hunting season returns to Ohio on Oct. 11-12. Hunters checked 5,608 antlerless deer during the 2013 season. It is legal to hunt antlerless deer with a muzzleloader or bow during this two-day season. No antlered deer may be harvested regardless of hunting implement. Antlerless deer include deer without antlers and deer with antlers less than 3 inches in length. All hunters, excluding waterfowl hunters
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Garst Museum Speaker Series Begins October 12
Garst Museum will kick off its annual free speaker series with the film, “Life in Greenville 1939.” Local businessman Bryan Geis will present the program, giving a short talk, then showing the film. Geis, owner of Geis Audio/Video, Inc., does electronic repair and film transfer and has been in business since 1986. The black and white film was made in the late winter or early spring of 1939 and was sponsored by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce
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Gathering Of All Nations and Honoring Our Veterans
Public welcome, great family event… come spend the day - October 11th and 12th, 2014 gates open at 10 am. Gathering Of All Nations and Honoring Our Veterans Powwow, Goodrich Park , Winchester IN - Yearly Powwow with Drums, Dancers , Flint Knapping, Story Teller ,with Story Tellers Contest Saturday Morning 10 am Story Telling contest is Free to come to bring your family. Fire Keeper, Native American food and Native American items for sale by Vendors, Also Benefit Auction, Auctioning off Native Items. Trade Blanket Saturday night. much more. Hope you can come again.
Columbus Day closing
Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area – Darke County will be closed Mon., Oct.  13th in honor of Columbus Day. This includes the Darke County Metropolitan Housing Authority and Community Transportation Services. Normal hours will resume on Tues., Oct. 14th.
Run for the Rails 5K event
Run for the Rails 5-K event will take place October 11, 2014. This run will benefit the Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum. The proceeds raise funds for the capital improvements at the museum. Runners can register at the museum Friday October 10 and before the race. Entry forms can be printed from the website at www.bradfordrrmuseum.org.
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Fall Colors Beginning to Appear Across the Buckeye State  
ODNR Fall Foliage Update No. 1 - Oct. 1 - COLUMBUS, OH – The hints of color that are beginning to highlight the canopies of Ohio's woodlands, along with the cooler temperatures, are sure signs that autumn is beginning to take hold. These are also the tell-tale signs that the fall color season is upon us here in the Buckeye State, according to the Ohio Department of Natural
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Greenville Federal “Goes PINK”
Greenville, OH- Throughout the month of October, Greenville Federal is “going PINK” to promote Breast Cancer awareness and support local cancer research and treatment. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Greenville Federal will donate $10 for every NEW GF Free Checking account opened during the month of October to The Cancer Association of Darke
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Darke County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
The Darke County Solid Waste Management District is pleased to bring to the residents of Darke County an opportunity to safely dispose of any household hazardous waste materials for FREE. A Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will be held at the Darke County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 12 Noon.  To avoid congestion, those participants with the last name beginning with A-M should plan to report from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and those with the last... read more
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Here's What's Happening in Darke County in October
Bring along your sense of discovery to experience the excitement of Fall in Darke County! Our 'urban-country spirit' will be in full swing with hayrides on the prairie, corn mazes on the farm, history & heritage with the parks, community festivals, gathering of artists, small town charm, rich frontier heritage and fine food & wine... uniquely Darke County. We invite you to join in the celebration of the grand opening of The New Welcome... read more
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DCCA goes on the road
Darke County Center for the Arts will go “On the Road” on Sunday, October 19, transporting local music lovers to Big Song Music House, a unique venue near Oxford, Ohio, where they can enjoy a “Potluck Meal” and music performances in a relaxed party atmosphere. Songstress Lisa Biales will open the show, which will be headlined by blues singer EG Kight who will celebrate the release of her latest CD A New Day... read more
GHS Vocal Music Boosters invite parents to attend meeting
GREENVILLE - The Greenville High School Vocal Music Boosters invite all parents of students in the high school vocal music program to attend their organizational meeting. Meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:00 pm in the Choir Room at Greenville High School.
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Breast Cancer Awareness at Library
The Greenville Public Library is again hosting a very special Breast Cancer Awareness display on the first floor.  Debb Summers, a popular hairdresser at Creations Hair Studio in Greenville, shared a photo journal of her experience with breast cancer.  The pictures were taken at key points during her treatment and chronicle important milestones in her journey.  At the one-year mark Debb had a family photo taken, the last in the series... read more
Union City Indiana Hosts First Annual Arts Festival
On October 10, 11, and 12 Union City Indiana will unveil the first of an annual arts festival created to celebrate the arts and culture of Union City, with an emphasis on creating opportunities for emerging artists working across diverse media.  Planning and production for the festival has been in the works for a year and is a collaboration between city volunteers and a group of Ball State University students as part of a course taken over... read more
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