COUNTY NEWS ONLINE - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8 & SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014
Byers named 2014 Darke County Fair Marshall
February 6, 2014 - Greenville OH - Born December 21, 1921, Francis
Byers has been exhibiting fruits, vegetables and grains at The Great
Darke County Fair since 1939. Francis has won over 250 rosettes
and hundreds of exhibitor ribbons during these 74 years. Francis
still enjoys exhibiting very much but he stated he is not getting along
as he used to. His Darke County Fair awards also include: Best Display
of Vegetables and Best Display of Fruits. At the Ohio State Fair,
Francis received the distinction of Grand Winner of All Displays.
Francis’ children, Donna Jeanne Christian and... Read
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GREENVILLE J.H. THEATRE WORKSHOP
We the People
February 14th &15th!
Every year the Greenville Junior High Theatre Workshop troupe
diligently works to present an exciting performance for the
community. This year is even better than years past. You are
cordially invited to a PATRIOTIC theatrical performance of WE THE
PEOPLE! While learning the basics of all facets of theatre
production the students... Read
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Versailles wins MAC title with win over Delphos Tigers go undefeated in conference
By George Starks
VERSAILLES- Coming into Thursday’s game with Delphos St. Johns, the
Versailles Lady Tigers were guaranteed no less than a share of the
Midwest Athletic Conference title. A win and the Tigers will stand
alone at the top and the outright MAC title. Led by junior Brooke
Pothast with... Read More. More Sports.
MUSINGS OF A SENIOR SCRIBE
A Time For Everything
By Mona Lease
Hi, all! This column is sort of a "part two." I did not mean it that
way - it just turned out that way. I knew last week about a gross child
abuse situation in our county. Now that it made the headlines in a
local paper - I will speak. I have spoken with a number of powerful
people and organizations locally. I have asked them to start telling
the kiddies and our young people to "Just Say No" to sex. They are... Read
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Bradford holds Hall of Fame Ceremonies
By Don Selanders
MR. DEAN SHAFER - Our first inductee tonight is the late Dean
Shafer. Accepting Dean’s award is his son Ron Shafer. Dean
is a 1958 graduate of Bradford High School. During his athletic
career at Bradford High School... Read
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DARKE COUNTY PARKS
Full Snow Moon Meander
Join the Darke County Parks for the Full Snow Moon Meander on Thursday,
February 13th at 6:30pm at Coppess Nature Sanctuary. Winter
provides excellent hiking weather and we’re going to make the most of
it! Meet at Coppess Nature Sanctuary on Young Road, just off of State
Route 47 and check out what the winter landscapes have in store for
us. Please... Read
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HUNTING SEASON COMES TO AN END
Ohio Deer Season Closes with more than 191,000 Deer Harvested
COLUMBUS, OH – Deer-archery season ended Sunday, Feb. 2, bringing all
deer hunting seasons to a close. Ohio hunters checked 191,459
white-tailed deer during the 2013-2014 hunting season for all
implements. Hunters checked 218,910 deer during the 2012-2103 hunting
season. This expected decline in the... Read
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THE EDITOR... ON THE INSIDE - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2014
Photo: This past weekend, many Darke County Parks’ Volunteers attended
a training to gear up for the upcoming maple sugaring season. For more
information, read the story next week. This week's Paul
cartoon has been posted here.
Favorite Sports Photos: New pics posted Sept. 15. Classifieds:
New listings posted on a regular basis. Events: Local Cover Crop Forum to Explore Opportunities to Build Soil Health; Presidents Day Closing. News: Fair investigation continues to be delayed due to weather.Sports: Tickets for Eldora Speedway events on sale Monday. Yesterday's
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