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Edison State Students Complete Police Training
Edison State Community College’s Peace Officer Academy honored thirteen students in December following their successful completion of the 21-week program. Students of the program met for six days each week since January, totaling over 680 hours of training. The curriculum of the program is certified by the Ohio Peace Officer Training... read more.
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Ohio Governor's Human Trafficking Task Force
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery involving the illegal trade of human beings for the purpose of exploitation for commercial gain, and is happening here in Ohio. A preliminary report on the scope of the problem in Ohio cited nine out of 10 children who run away from home end up in the child sex trafficking... read more.
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Annie Oakley Festival returns to fairgrounds
The 2018 Annie Oakley Committee has signed a contract with the Darke County Fair Board, to move the yearly Annie Oakley Festival to the Darke County Fairgrounds, South Show Arena Area, beginning with the 2018 festival.  The Annie Oakley Festival Committee is very excited that we will be celebrating the 55th year of our festival at the Darke County... read more.
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Edison State Announces Fall 2018 Dean’s List
Edison State Community College recognizes 390 students for excellence in academics on the Fall 2018 Semester Dean’s List. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. Anna: Israel Adamson, Carter Elliott, Hollan Frey, Grant Gehret, Jennifer Hickman... read more.
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Ohio recognizes 125 Historic Farms in 2017
Darke County has 35 Historic Farms, the oldest, Jefferis Farm Trust, dating to 1824 - REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Jan. 10, 2018) – In 2017, the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 125 new century, sesquicentennial or bicentennial farms owned by the same family for at least 100, 150 or 200 consecutive years. Nearly 1,500 farms are now registered across the state in the... read more.
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Greenville City School District… Greenville City Schools Update January 2018, Superintendent Doug Fries -- Greenville City Schools has had a great first semester of the 2017-18 school year, both academically and with extracurricular activities.  Thanks to the hard work of our students and staff and the support of our parents and community, the first semester is nearing the end and has been very educational and productive.  Our enrollment is up between 65 and 70 students this year... read more.
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Three accidents - two fatal - start new year on Jan. 8
Roll-over fatal on SR 571 and Kniseley Rd - On January 8, 2018 at approximately 4:39 p.m., Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Union City Fire and Rescue and Darke County Coroners Office responded to the intersection of State Route 571 and Kniseley Road for a one vehicle roll-over fatal crash. Preliminary investigation revealed a 2004 Silver GMC... read more.
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Single vehicle injury accidents in the county
Injury accident on Versailles Southeastern… On January 5, 2018 at 8:49 a.m. Darke County Deputies along with Versailles Rescue and Fire were dispatched to Versailles Southeastern Rd. and Kelch Rd. on an injury accident. Preliminary investigation revealed a 1998 Ford minivan, driven by Brandy Shaner of Huber Heights, Ohio, was traveling northwest on Versailles... read more.
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Edison State Darke County students talk to youngsters about bullying
The message was simple: Be a good buddy, not a bully! Nine teams of Edison State Darke County Fundamentals of Communications students went to four school districts, plus the Greenville Public Library, in December to talk to youngsters and adults about the rapidly increasing problem of bullying. “Every one of you has experienced or seen bullying... read more.
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Midmark Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team
DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 2, 2017 — Midmark Corp. today announced the promotion of three executive team members. The organizational decision supports the company’s continued focus on customers and its strategy of bringing clinical space expertise, technology and workflow solutions together to enrich the point of care experience for patients and... read more.
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Local grad takes reigns at Greenville Lowe's, By George Starks
GREENVILLE- When Tiffany (Palmer) Thompson was told she was going to be the new store manager at the local Lowe's in Greenville, she was very comfortable with her appointment. A 2001 Greenville High School graduate, Thompson wasn't just taking over just another Lowe's store. "I was very much at ease with this decision " said Thompson.  "It... read more.
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Single vehicle injury accident on SR 49
On December 29, 2017 at approximately 11:21 AM, Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Township Fire and Rescue responded to the 8400 block of State Route 49 on a report of a one vehicle injury crash into a utility pole.  Investigation revealed Okay Marie Newbauer 19, of Union City, IN. was driving northbound on State Route 49 in her Red 2000 Chevy Cavalier and may... read more.
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Empowering program seeks assistant coordinator, tutors
Empowering Darke County Youth is seeking an assistant program coordinator, as well as two licensed or experienced tutors, to assist with its After School and Summer Tutoring Programs. “We’ve had tremendous support from the community, but the demand for help still exceeded our ability to provide it,” said program coordinator Bob Robinson... read more.
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SR 49 Accident injures three
On December,25 2017 at approximately  6:38 pm Darke County Deputies along with Arcanum Rescue, Pitsburg Fire, Greenville Twp Rescue, and Careflight responded to an injury accident at State Route 49 and Red River West Grove Road. Preliminary investigation revealed a Maroon, 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by Keagan Fair , 28, of Piqua was traveling Southeast on State Route 49.  Fair missed... read more.
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Pilot Counties Chosen for Foster Care Recruitment Program
 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that eight counties hit hard by the opioid epidemic have been chosen to participate in a family finding and foster family recruitment program DeWine announced in August. "Ohio still has a great need for families to help children in foster care. These can be biological family members or those who... read more.
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“The Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act” Delivered to Governor
As the chair of the House Health Committee and co-sponsor of “The Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act,” it was my pleasure to work with Representatives Sarah LaTourette and Derek Merrin to pass this important piece of legislation. The passage of this act, House Bill 214, through both the House and the Senate is a step closer towards ending discriminatory abortions... read more.
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2018 Tourism grants available to local events & festivals
GREENVILLE, Ohio (December 19th, 2017) – Funds are available to non-profit organizations sponsoring special events in Darke County through the Darke County Visitors Bureau in 2018. Four grants are available for 2018: two $1,000 grants and two $500 grants. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis, with primary consideration given to events... read more.
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Assistance Available to Protect Wetlands, Agriculture & Grasslands
Sign-up Deadline is January 19, 2018 - COLUMBUS, OH, OH, Dec. 18, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages people and groups wanting to protect critical wetlands, agricultural lands and grasslands to consider enrolling their property into conservation easements. This year, USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation... read more.
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GMS Robotics Team Competes in LEGO Regional Qualifier
Members of Greenville Middle School Robotics team recently competed at West Carrolton Middle School in the 2017-18 FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifier. Team GRIP (Greenville Robotics Innovative Programmers) was scored on their performance in The Robot Games, presentation of a project creating an innovative solution to the human water cycle, and representation of FIRST LEGO... read more.
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Edison State nursing students honored with pinning ceremony
Edison State Community College honored its most recent nursing graduates on Thursday, December 14, with a pinning ceremony held in a gymnasium filled with family and friends at the Piqua campus. The pinning ceremony is a time-honored tradition in which the graduate nurse is presented to family and friends as a professional who is about to practice nursing, and the graduate is usually... read more.
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Edison Foundation Raises Over $56K for Student Scholarships
The Edison Foundation held the 20th annual Holiday Evening at Edison State on Wednesday, November 29, to help raise money for student scholarships. The evening featured John Tesh as the headlining entertainment for the night’s festivities. Nearly 450 guests attended the annual gala, where they enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and the company... read more.
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FBI… 2016 NIBRS Crime Data Released
Report Contains New Data Including Animal Cruelty - Today, the FBI released information on more than 6 million criminal offenses that were submitted to the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in 2016—and for the first time last year, the annual NIBRS report included data on animal cruelty. Additionally... read more.
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New Bakery Opens in Downtown Greenville!
Kathy’s Cookies & Pies Owner Kathy Jarrett, of Arcanum, said she has beautiful memories of her grandma baking. “She was pretty fluffy,” Jarrett said. “All you would see is her sitting at the table, because she couldn’t stand a lot to do it, and her hands folding that dough and rolling and kneading it, and flour flying in her beautiful puffy hands. I just loved... read more.
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Inside Higher Education… California Fires Close Colleges, By Nick Roll
December 11, 2017 - Institutions affected by California wildfires juggle logistics of finals, move-out, assignment deadlines. Colleges across Southern California are suspending or canceling classes -- and, in some case, final exams -- as wildfires continue to ravage the region and disrupt daily life for affected residents. In addition to keeping their... read more.
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Edison State Names Employees of the Semester
Edison State Community College recognized outstanding employee performance during the most recent all-campus meeting in the Robinson Theater at the Piqua Campus. The Employee of the Semester award speaks to Edison State’s commitment to quality and sustaining positive employee engagement. “These employees make a difference to Edison State and members of the campus community... read more.
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Darke County Sheriff… Weather-related injury accident on Staudt Road
On December 12, 2017 at 5:14 PM Darke County Deputies along with Union City, Ohio Fire Dept., Union City, Ohio Rescue, and Union City, Indiana Rescue responded to an injury accident in the 11400 block of Staudt Road. Preliminary investigation revealed that 16 year old Kyler Guillozet, of Rossburg, driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix, was traveling southbound on Staudt Road when he lost control... read more.
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Constitutional Amendment Petitions on Drug Crime Penalties Certified
 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified a petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution regarding penalties associated with drug crimes. On December 1, 2017, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received a written petition to amend the Ohio Constitution, entitled "The Neighborhood Safety, Drug Treatment, and Rehabilitation Amendment" from... read more.
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Edison State Faculty Honored with Excellence in Teaching Awards
Edison State Community College faculty members Vickie Kirk and Dr. T.R. Ruddick have been named recipients of the 2017 Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award from the Southwestern Ohio Council for High Education (SOCHE). The instructors were honored at Faculty Excellence Awards luncheon on Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Dayton... read more.
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Tech Repair Service Opens in Downtown Greenville
GREENVILLE, Ohio - Downtown Greenville has a pair of fresh faces standing by to fix your phone, tablet, or game system. Ryan Wintrow and Trevor Brumbaugh opened iSelect Cellular Solutions in downtown Greenville on November 4th, 2017. The two are no strangers to running a business, however. Some may remember Go Go Gamers, a business... read more.
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Jury Finds Illegal Immigrant Not Guilty in Killing of Kate Steinle, Will Racke
November 30, 2017 - A San Francisco jury found the illegal immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle not guilty of murder Thursday, a stunning result in a case that ignited a nationwide debate over illegal immigration and sanctuary cities. Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, 45, was found not guilty on all counts in the 2015 shooting, except for felony... read more.
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Drug Threat ‘Unprecedented’ says National Forensic Group
Ohio’s Crime Lab Stats Mirror Trends - (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Today Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Office released preliminary numbers of drug cases that the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has received to date in 2017. This follows the recent release by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) about the dangers... read more.
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Attorney General Mike DeWine… Petitions for Constitutional Amendments Certified
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified two petitions for  proposed amendments to the Ohio Constitution. On November 17, 2017, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received two written petitions to amend the Ohio Constitution, entitled "The Initiative and Referendum Amendment for Counties and Townships" and "The Ohio Community Rights Amendment," from a petitioning... read more.
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Council on Rural Services… New Early Childhood Director announced
Council on Rural Services (CORS) welcomed Karin Somers as Early Childhood Director (ECD) this month. Ms. Somers will direct the Early Head Start and Head Start services provided to more than 1300 children in 22 locations throughout Miami, Auglaize, Champaign, Preble, Darke, Van Wert, Shelby, Greene, and Logan counties.  Ms. Somers previously held... read more.
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DeWine offers Consumer Protection Tips for Black Friday
 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered consumer protection tips ahead of Thanksgiving weekend, one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Last year, the Ohio Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Section received over 3,700 complaints in November and December. This year, the National Retail Federation expects holiday retail sales... read more.
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State Board of Education Awards High Performing Schools
Darke County has two Momentum schools! The State Board of Education of Ohio today recognized one district and four schools with the All A Award for earning straight A’s on their 2016-2017 Ohio School Report Cards. In addition, 64 districts and 214 schools received the Momentum Award for exceeding expectations in student growth for the year. Butler... read more.
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Whirlpool Announces Plans for Wind Turbines in Greenville
BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Nov 15, 2017 -- Whirlpool Corporation today announced plans for three wind turbines to power its manufacturing facility in Greenville, Ohio and further build on the company’s 46-year commitment to sustainable manufacturing. Beginning construction in early 2018, the turbines will be the same as those developed for Whirlpool Corporation... read more.
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MVCTC Students Attend National FFA Convention
INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 27, 2017/National FFA Organization) – The 90th National FFA Convention & Expo was held in Indianapolis, IN, on October 25-28, 2017.  As one of the largest providers of agriculture education in the state, MVCTC had over 250 FFA students attend the National Convention.  MVCTC provides agriculture education to over... read more.
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Midmark Announces New Office for Corporate Headquarters
Relocating headquarters to Austin Landing - DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2017 — Midmark Corporation, a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary healthcare equipment solutions, today announced it has finalized lease negotiations and will move its headquarters to Austin Landing by Oct. 1, 2018. Midmark will move approximately 20 – 25 positions... read more.
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FBI releases 2016 Hate Crime Statistics
Report Details Offenses, Victims, Offenders, and Locations of Crimes - Today, the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program released Hate Crime Statistics, 2016, its latest annual compilation of bias-motivated incidents reported throughout the U.S. The newest report—which provides information about the offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of hate crimes... read more.
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Help us celebrate a week of Wonder!
11/13/2017 - This week, the Ohio Department of Education is celebrating the release of the film Wonder, based on the best-selling book by R.J. Palacio. Counting down to the film’s nationwide premiere on Friday, Nov. 17, the Department asks Ohio’s educators and students to share their stories and activities each day based on a theme from the book. Wonder... read more.
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Attorney General DeWine… 100 Suspects Charged in 756-Count Drug Trafficking Indictment
Charges Include Trafficking of Fentanyl, Carfentanil, Heroin, and Cocaine - (EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined members of the Columbiana County Drug Task Force in East Liverpool today to announce details of a 756-count indictment filed against 100 people in connection with a large-scale fentanyl, carfentanil, heroin, and cocaine trafficking ring... read more.
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FBI… Father/Son Tutoring Company Executives Sentenced for Fraud
Although financial fraudsters target all sort of victims, perhaps the worst type of financial criminals are the ones who go after the most vulnerable. A prime example of those types of criminals? A father/son pair, the subjects of a recent FBI Chicago-led investigation, who perpetrated a multi-million-dollar fraud against the Department of Education that ended up victimizing low-income students... read more.
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Farms must begin reporting air releases of hazardous substances from animal wastes, From Sam Custer, OSU Extension, Darke County, By Peggy Hall and Ellen Essman - Beginning November 15, 2017, many livestock, poultry and equine farms must comply with reporting requirements under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) section 103. The law requires entities to report releases of hazardous substances... read more.
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Spirit awards 14 EMT scholarships
October 29, 2017 - GREENVILLE- Spirit Medical Transport, LLC, is pleased to announce it has awarded 14 EMT scholarships to individuals living in the western Ohio and Indiana region. Among those awarded scholarships were Nathan Berkebile of Ohio City; Anthony “Tony” Beyke of Celina; Darrian Bradshaw of Portland, IN.; Mikayla Combs of Hamilton... read more.
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Midmark Technology Center Supported by JobsOhio Grant
Future Midmark R&D center is expected to bring 97 new jobs to Versailles - DAYTON, Ohio – Midmark Corp., a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment solutions, plans to create at least 97 new jobs over five years at a new Research & Development (R&D) center in Versailles that is planned for construction in 2018. JobsOhio has... read more.
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Single vehicle injury accident on Jaysville St. John
On November 12, 2017 at 4:42a.m. Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Arcanum Rescue, Arcanum Fire Department and Miami Valley Careflight responded to Jaysville St. John's Road north of Weaver's Ft. Jefferson Road on an injury accident with entrapment. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2016 Nissan driven by, Shonda Thomas (33), of Union City, was... read more.
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Local Resident Lyn Bliss elected OFRW Treasurer
AKRON, OHIO – At its recent Fall Conference, Ohio Federation of Republican Women (OFRW) elected Lyn Bliss of Greenville to serve as Treasurer for the 2018-2019 term. Bliss will act as controller for the OFRW and advise the Board of Directors and Executive Committee as to the status of the budget and finances. She will compose a budget for each calendar year. Duties also... read more.
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Bringing it all Together at Greenville Middle School
Stand Up and Stand Out! We’re Worth It! As the first nine weeks draws to a close, many different facets at Greenville Middle School are coming together to prepare a positive environment that recognizes and encourages student positive decisions.  Students at Greenville Middle School ‘Stand Up and Stand Out because It’s Worth It!’ (phrase coined... read more.
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State Rep. Stephen Huffman… Bill Prohibits Abortions on Children with Down Syndrome
COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) yesterday applauded the passage of House Bill 214, legislation prohibiting abortions on unborn children who have or may have Down syndrome. The legislation, also known as “The Down Syndrome Non-Discrimination Act,” prohibits anyone from performing or inducing an abortion if that person has knowledge that the diagnosis or test result indicating... read more.
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Tornado damages homes, businesses in Celina area
On Sunday, November 05, 2017 shortly after 2:10 PM emergency sirens were activated in Mercer County as a result of a major storm coming through associated with a tornado.  Weather radar also indicated rotation in the storm with a high likelihood of tornadic activity.  Celina Police officers posted near the south west edge of town spotted a funnel cloud headed... read more.
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Edison State, Capabilities Partnership Continues to Grow
More than Capable - In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Edison State Community College and Capabilities, Inc. are shedding light on the unique partnership that continues to provide internship opportunities and career exploration for individuals with developmental disabilities. It is through this partnership that Edison State has had... read more.
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FBI… Operation Cross Country XI: Recovering Underage Victims of Sex Trafficking and Prostitution -- Operation Cross Country, the FBI’s annual law enforcement action focused on recovering underage victims of prostitution and drawing the public’s attention to the problem of sex trafficking at home and abroad, has concluded with the recovery of 84 sexually exploited juveniles and the arrests of 120 traffickers. Now in its 11th iteration, Operation Cross Country... read more.
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Midmark Showcases New Dental Health Clinic
State-of-the-art facility provides unique teaching environment for dental hygienists -- DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 26, 2017 — Midmark Corp., a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment and technologies, recently held an open house to showcase the new Midmark Dental Health Clinic at Sinclair Community College. The facility, which includes state-of-the-art equipment and furnishings... read more.
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Attorney General DeWine… DeWine, NRA partner to bring Security Assessor Training to Ohio
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Today, Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a partnership with the NRA to bring their National School Shield Security Assessor Training program to schools in Ohio. The first training was held on October 24th and 25th in Wellston, Ohio. School personnel, school resource officers, and law enforcement officers representing more than 20 Ohio school districts committed to attend... read more.
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Ohio Department of Education… Ohio Launches SuccessBound Initiative
In opening remarks to conference attendees, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria launched the SuccessBound initiative that brings together Ohio’s strong business and education partnerships to engage and inspire students about career opportunities. “The success of our students is fundamental to our future as a society. When we can connect education to real careers for students... read more.
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Greenville City Schools… Parents are the Key
Diversity is such a broad concept in our world today.  As a society, the idea of diversity is elusive and challenging.  Our society has evolved so much in our understanding of equality and how it is impacted by diversity.  Our state and federal laws help schools provide rich learning opportunities to diverse groups of learners.  Public education receives... read more.
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Local Doctor Named Family Physician of the Year
COLUMBUS—State Representatives Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) and Keith Faber (R-Celina) presented a resolution during yesterday’s Ohio House session to Dr. Carlos K. Menendez, honoring him for being named “Ohio’s 2017 Family Physician of the Year” by the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians. “It was an honor to recognize Dr. Menendez on the House... read more.
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Motorcycle accident on Jaysville St. John
On October 28, 2017 at 10:19p.m. Darke County Sheriff’s Deputies along with Arcanum Rescue, Arcanum Fire Department and Careflight responded to the 2900 block of Jaysville St. John's Road on an injury accident. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2007 Maroon Suzuki driven by, Brent Perry (46), of Arcanum, was traveling south on Jaysville St. John's Road... read more.
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Edison State Scholarship Recipients Recognized at Banquet
Edison State Community College in partnership with the Edison Foundation recognized over 70 students during a banquet on Thursday, October 5. The scholarship banquet is held annually to provide recipients with the opportunity to meet the patrons that made their scholarships available. Following networking and dinner, Taylor Adami, Computer Information... read more.
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Can you give an hour a week for Empowering kids?
More than 30 students waiting for help - GREENVILLE – Each day, Monday through Thursday, 35 to 40 students, kindergarten through seventh grade, head to the cafeteria at Greenville’s new K-8 facility. The same happens with about half that number of students on Fridays. All are part of the Empowering Darke County Youth After School Program. Each... read more.
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OFRW holds Spring Conference and Board Meeting
‘Taking Action, Getting Results’ theme for GOP Women - AKRON, OHIO – Lyn Bliss recently attended the Ohio Federation of Republican Women (OFRW)  in Akron, Ohio. Bliss has served as President of the OFRW for the previous 4 years. "It has been an amazing odyssey to serve as President of the Federation for the past four years, and I want to... read more.
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What will dicamba changes mean for farmers? Sam Custer, OSU Extension, Darke County
Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont to change dicamba registration and labeling beginning with the 2018 growing season. EPA reports that the agreement was a voluntary measure taken by the manufacturers to minimize the potential of dicamba drift from “over the top” applications on... read more.
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Versailles Health Care Center… VHCC welcomes new administrator
The staff at Versailles Health Care Center is excited to welcome Lindsey Gehret as the Administrator at Versailles Health Care Center.  Gehret is originally from the North Star area and now resides in Greenville with her four children, Sofia,10, Nolan,6,Ellery, 5, and Sawyer, 4.  She enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, and gardening.  She is a member of many organizations... read more.
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Jordan Agency Earns Platinum Plowshare Award
DES MOINES, IA – Writing farm insurance is often complex. Each farm operation is different with unique risks and insurance needs. It requires a deep understanding of the business of farming and a high level of expertise in knowing which insurance products provide the best protection against the specific risks a farm or ranch operation faces. So, it’s no small... read more.
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Local author releases educational book for ‘tweens’
New Ohio author, B.A. Hughes has published GLIMM, A Glimpse of Light Found.  The book presents six stories highlighting adventures of tweens and early teens as they uncover everyday mysteries. Readers aged 9-15 will find kinship with mystical animals and natural phenomena such as a lonely cheetah, a weeping stone, a demanding rabbit, and a secret... read more.
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Reduce, reuse, re-educate: Contamination hurts recycling
Note: Two flyers attached… Prescription Drug Recycling Day Scheduled for Oct. 28; 9-Volt Battery Exchange Currently Underway… Consider this: a contractor finishes a job cleaning up a rental property for a client. It’s time to dispose of the items the previous renter left behind. He’s cleaned up items such as clothes, shoes, broken toys and electronics... read more.
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Darke County Phone Scam Alert issued
The Darke County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of a telephone scam in the Darke County area yesterday.  This type of scam has been going on all around the country for sometime and seems to be perpetrated in this area periodically. The telephone scam involved the perpetrator identifying himself as a Darke County Deputy attempting to obtain... read more.
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NPR Ed… Puerto Rican Students Head To The Mainland For School, Elissa Nadworny
October 14, 2017 - It's not exactly how Deilanis Santana planned to spend her 13th birthday: waking up before dawn, packing up her life – and heading to Connecticut to live with her grandma. But here she is at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, three weeks after Hurricane Maria, waiting anxiously like many other Puerto Ricans for... read more.
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FBI 2016 Statistics… Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in the Line of Duty
According to statistics collected by the FBI, 118 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2016. Of these, 66 law enforcement officers died as a result of felonious acts, and 52 officers died in accidents. In addition, 57,180 officers were victims of line-of-duty assaults. Comprehensive data tables about these incidents and brief narratives describing... read more.
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Darke County Sheriff… Two injury accidents in Darke County
On October 17, 2017 at approximately 9:57pm Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Township Fire & Rescue responded to the intersection of US Route 36 and Jaysville St. John's Road for a two vehicle injury crash. Preliminary investigation revealed a 2011 White Toyota Scion driven by LaDonna Jackson 28, of Prescott, AZ. was traveling northbound on... read more.
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Senator Matt Huffman… Huffman Introduces Bill to Scale Back Administrative School Mandates -- COLUMBUS - State Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima) today introduced the Ohio Public School Deregulation Act, which is legislation designed to reduce the amount of unnecessary mandates and regulations affecting Ohio’s public schools. "All too often what sounds like a good idea in Columbus translates instead to burdensome paperwork and tedious tasks that distract... read more.
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Miami Industrial Trucks Valuable MVCTC Business Partner
Englewood, Ohio – The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) named Mark Jones of Miami Industrial Trucks (MIT) as the recipient of the 2017 Friend of MVCTC Award. The Friend of MVCTC was awarded at the 27th annual All Advisory Dinner held on Thursday, October 5, in the MVCTC Student Activity Center. MVCTC Superintendent, Dr. Nick Weldy, says, “This award is given... read more.
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State Senator Bill Beagle… House Approves Deaf History Month Bill, Beagle honored
COLUMBUS - On Tuesday, leaders from the Ohio Speech and Hearing Government Affairs Coalition named State Senator Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City) the 2017 Legislator of the Year in recognition of Senate Bill 27 and his efforts to increase awareness of individuals living with speech and hearing difficulties. "I'm both honored and humbled to receive this distinction from such a remarkable community... read more.
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Greenville City Schools… Save A Life Tour visits GHS
According to the National Center for Statistics and Analysis, approximately 1,000 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. In 2015, 3,477 deaths and 391,000 injuries were attributed to distracted driving. These numbers have steadily increased since 2010. Drivers between 16-20 years of age have the highest proportion of distraction... read more.
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Arcanum’s Thompson Bound for Columbus
Englewood, Ohio – Kaitlan Thompson (Arcanum High School) recently completed BPA State Officer Screening and was one of 13 students selected to be a State Officer Candidate. She has been dedicated to Business Professionals of America (BPA) since the start of her junior year at MVCTC. Aside from competing and placing first at state, and making it to... read more.
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The Third Grade Reading Guarantee
The Third Grade Reading Guarantee (TGRG) was developed in 2013 and is used as a method to identify students in grades kindergarten through third grade that are behind in reading. Third grade students will initially take the Ohio’s Grade 3 English Language Arts test later this month. This test is designed to measure whether or not students... read more.
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Injury accident on Beamsville-Union City Road
On October 13, 2017 at approximately 7:55 PM Darke County Deputies along with Ansonia Fire, Ansonia Rescue and CareFlight were dispatched to the 2500 block of Beamsville-Union City Road in reference to a two vehicle injury accident.  Preliminary investigation revealed a black 2011 Jeep Wrangler driven by Kyle D. Gower, 29, Union City, Ohio was east... read more.
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Dick Brown named Hometown Holiday Horse Parade Grand Marshall
GREENVILLE, Ohio - Main Street Greenville’s Board of Directors and the Horse Parade Committee have named Dick Brown, president of the Greenville High School Alumni Association, as the Grand Marshal of the 2017 Hometown Holiday Horse Parade. When selecting the Grand Marshals for the horse parade, the committee and board considers individuals... read more.
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A ‘New Normal’ in STEM Teaching? By Colleen Flaherty
October 2, 2017 - AAU wanted to improve science education beyond an instructor-by-instructor basis. Five years on, a major initiative piloted on eight campuses seems to be working. Science instructors increasingly are moving beyond the lecture to more innovative -- and effective -- teaching methods. But professors with a taste for change... read more.
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2017 School Bus Rebate Program Applications Open
COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today announced that the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now accepting applications for its 2017 School Bus Rebate Program. The EPA is offering up to $20,000 in grant money per vehicle to replace older school buses and up to $6,000 per vehicle for retrofits. New and retrofitted... read more.
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Attorney General Mike DeWine… Drug Addiction Affects All Ohioans
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, the State Library of Ohio, and the Ohio Library Council today announced a new effort aimed at increasing awareness about opioid abuse and addiction. During today's Ohio Library Council Convention and Expo in Dayton, Attorney General DeWine announced the distribution of opioid addiction awareness posters to libraries across the state... read more.
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Inaugural Float, Learn, and Lunch a Success
Students, faculty, staff, and friends of Edison State Community College came together for a two-hour educational canoe trip down The Great Miami River during the inaugural “Float, Learn, and Lunch” on Friday, September 29. Nearly 30 participants embarked on the river at East Lockington Road and experienced beautiful weather and wildlife along... read more.
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MVCTC Biotechnology Program is all Aglow 
Englewood, Ohio – The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Biotechnology students used the skills learned during the microbiology unit and applied them to a process called bacterial transformation. Biotechnology instructor, Erin Molden explained, “This means that we will be introducing a DNA from the Aequoriea Victoria jellyfish to non... read more.
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Cleveland Plain Dealer… School bullies would face mandatory suspensions under two bills in Ohio legislature, By Patrick O'Donnell - September 26, 2017 - CLEVELAND, Ohio - Schools need to stop ignoring bullying and take real action to stop it, say two local state legislators who have proposed separate new laws to curb the bad behavior. State Sen. Sandra Williams, a Cleveland Democrat, and State Rep. Dave Greenspan, a Westlake... read more.
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Congress Called on to Make Drug Treatment More Affordable and Accessible
 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Today, Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, along with a bipartisan coalition of 39 Attorneys General and the National Association of Attorneys General, called on Congress to pass legislation that changes federal law to make treatment for drug addiction more affordable and accessible for Americans... read more.
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Greenville Students observe 16th anniversary of 9-11 attack
GREENVILLE – On Monday, Sept. 11, a thousand students gathered outside, at the back of the new Greenville Elementary and Middle School, to observe the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. Students were told about the planes that flew into the World Trade Centers in New York, the Pentagon in Northern... read more.
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Greenville City Schools… Equipping Students with Problem Solving Skills
Ohio’s Learning Standards outline the necessary knowledge and skills that will allow students to be prepared for college and careers. Educators across the state have gained experience in teaching these standards over the past few years. With feedback from the public, the Ohio State Board of Education approved the revised standards for... read more.
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Harvest Safety Tips While Travelling Ohio Roadways, From Sam Custer
Written By Dee Jepsen - As urban development expands into the rural countryside, so too does the need to practice safety on public roadways. During harvest season there is an increased traffic flow on rural roads with agricultural implements and grain trucks. Protecting property and saving lives - of both the farm family and the general public - are the underlying goals for... read more.
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Ohio Receives $35 Million Literacy Grant
To build on ongoing work to improve the language and literacy development of our state’s children, Ohio was awarded a $35 million Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant from the U.S. Department of Education. “Reading is the foundational skill that supports all learning,” said Paolo DeMaria, superintendent of public instruction. “Ohio is committed to... read more.
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Empowering After School Program starts with a bang
GREENVILLE – On Monday, Oct. 2, the Empowering Darke County Youth After School Program kicked off with a bang, with students from kindergarten through the seventh grade seeking help with their academics. This is the second year of the program. Within the first two days of sign-ups, nearly 50 caregivers requested help for their children; the... read more.
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Greenville City Schools and the State Report Card
The Ohio Department of Education released its school district report cards this past week. Ohio issues annual report cards for every public district and school, based on student academic performance and growth as measured by the state tests each spring. The district report card is the way the Department of Education provides families, educators... read more.
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Darke County Sheriff… Rollover accident on Conover Road
On October 4, 2017 at 6:35p.m. Darke County Sheriff Deputies along with Versailles Fire Department, Versailles Rescue, Miami Valley Careflight and Darke County Accident Reconstruction Team responded to the 10,100 block of Conover Rd. on a single vehicle rollover accident. Preliminary investigation revealed a northbound 1998 Black Ford Explorer driven by a 17 year old male... read more.
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Darke County Sheriff… CareFlight responds on US 36 East injury accident
On October 3, 2017 at 9:27 am Darke County Deputies along with Bradford Rescue, Bradford Fire, Gettysburg Rescue, Gettysburg Fire and CareFlight responded to an injury accident in the 9500 block of US 36. Preliminary investigation revealed a Maroon, 1997 Mercury Mountaineer, driven by Carl Larger , 42, of Piqua was traveling East bound in the 9500 block of US 36 when he traveled left of center striking... read more.
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Chicago Tribune… 'Salaries are still low': Teacher shortage leaves schools searching for new ways to recruit, by Suzanne Baker -- Colleges and universities are trying to figure out how to entice more people into the teaching careers to fill vacancies, a dilemma that down the road could pose ramifications throughout educational leadership. The U.S. Department of Education data on the 2017-18 school year shows nearly every state experienced difficulty hiring qualified... read more.
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Court News Ohio… Eight-State Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative Receives $1 Million Federal Grant -- September 29, 2017 -- A first-of-its-kind regional judicial effort by states to combat the opioid epidemic is receiving a $1 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative (RJOI) was formed a year ago to explore ways that state leaders within a region devastated by opioid abuse could work more effectively and collaboratively... read more.
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Rep. Huffman… BWC Rebates Can Produce Better Future for Ohio Businesses
Darke County employers to receive $3.75 million - As a state representative and someone who has paid insurance bills for many years, I know just how much insurance can give a person peace of mind, whether your car, house, or life is being protected. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is an important aspect of that industry, helping public and... read more.
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MVCTC FCCLA Chapter Continues to Give, By Olivia Mett
Englewood, Ohio – The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) FCCLA Chapter held the first meeting of the year on September 18, 2017.  Bridget Herzog was a guest speaker. She spoke about the St. Vincent Homeless Shelter and ways to help them out. The FCCLA Chapter will be collecting items for St. Vincent during the Walk for... read more.
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FBI Consumer Notice… Internet-connected toys could present concerns for children
The FBI encourages consumers to consider cyber security prior to introducing smart, interactive, internet-connected toys into their homes or trusted environments. Smart toys and entertainment devices for children are increasingly incorporating technologies that learn and tailor their behaviors based on user interactions. These toys typically contain... read more.
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MVCTC AG Livestock Production Program All-Hands-On-Deck
Englewood, Ohio -- Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Agriculture and Livestock Production students have a classroom that extends well beyond desks, hallways, and classrooms.  The outdoor learning lab consists of over 65 acres of land that the students help to farm and maintain.  Senior Alexis Tomlin (Bethel High School) stated... read more.
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Greenville Schools… Attendance Matters
Many of our youngest students miss 10 percent of the school year – about 18 days a year or just two days every month. Chronic absenteeism in kindergarten can predict lower test scores in later grades, especially if the problem persists for more than a year. It is important for every student to attend school every day. Missing too much school has long... read more.
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The Columbus Dispatch… College loan debt drags on students, parents and nation’s economy, By Mary Mogan Edwards - As more U.S. students rack up higher student-loan tabs over the next 20 years, worries about debt will affect government higher-education policy and the colleges themselves. Some observers warn of a “student loan bubble” or a coming “crash” akin to the mortgage-loan catastrophe of the Great Recession. Other experts... read more.
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FBI: 2016 Crime Statistics: Violent Crime Increases, Property Crime Decreases
Violent crime increased for the second consecutive year, while property crime decreased for the 14th straight year, according to the FBI’s annual report on national crime statistics released today. There were an estimated 17,250 murders in the U.S. last year, an 8.6 percent increase from 2015. Overall violent crime rose 4.1 percent last year, while property crime fell 1.3 percent compared to 2015 figures... read more.
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Edison State Agriculture Degree Program Receives Approval
As Edison State Community College continues to work towards meeting the growing demand of the agricultural industry in Darke County, an agriculture degree program has come to fruition. On Monday, September 11, the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, granted... read more.
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Harvest Weather Outlook, From Sam Custer
C.O.R.N. Newsletter: Author, Jim Noel - After a first half of September which was 5-10 degrees below average, the second half of September will average 5-10 degrees above average making September in the end a near average month but marked by significant differences in the month. Temperatures the week of September 19-25 will run 10-15 degrees above average... read more.
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Huffman Underscores Importance of Blood Donation
COLUMBUS—State Representative Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) today applauded the passage of legislation he sponsored that designates the month of January as “Blood Donor Awareness Month.” House Bill 252 increases the awareness for blood donations, encourages members of the public to give blood and recognizes the lifesaving contributions... read more.
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BBBS introduces new Board Members
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County is pleased to announce the newest members on our Board of Trustees.  They are: Mindy Adams of Sidney. Mindy works at KPMG LLP as a Certified Public Accountant.   Eric Ambos of Botkins. Eric works as a Law Clerk for The Shelby County Prosecutors Office. John Coffield of Sidney. John is the The Shelby County... read more.
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36th Annual Annie Oakley Golf Tournament Results
Results are in from the 36th Annual Annie Oakley Golf Tournament held July 24, 2017 at Turtle Creek Golf Course.  92 golfers teed off in the annual event. The winners in the Low Gross Division were Team  #6 Edward Jones    Players:   Jack Sloat, John Hershey, Dave Connelly, and Steve Litchfield. The Low Net Score Division Winners were:  Team... read more.
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Edison State President Named Influential Executive for Third Consecutive Year
The Dayton Business Journal (DBJ) has named Edison State Community College President, Dr. Doreen Larson one of the most influential female executives in the region for the third consecutive year. Dr. Larson made the prestigious list for her outstanding leadership in the region’s higher education sector. Beginning her tenure in 2015 as the college’s first female... read more.
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FBI… Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge
Free Cyber Safety Program Redesigned for New School Year - In the Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge, students navigate through various games and activities on their grade-appropriate island. The SOS website is accessible year-round, but the testing and competition is only open to registered teachers and schools from September through... read more.
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Darke County Sheriff… Two-vehicle injury accident on US 127 & Greenville Celina Rd
On September 19, 2017 at 4:59 pm Darke County Deputies along with Greenville Rescue, Greenville Twp. Fire, and Careflight responded to a two vehicle, injury accident at the intersection of US Route 127 and Greenville Celina Road. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2004 Chevy Cavalier, driven by Scott A. Wornstaff, 57, of Dayton, was traveling eastbound on Greenville Celina Road... read more.
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Red Cross… Mass Care Boot Camp for New Disaster Volunteers
(September 18, 2017) —This year's Hurricane season has packed a ferocious two-pronged punch with Harvey and Irma, and the season is long from over this year.  Meanwhile there are residents of both Florida and Texas that are still without power, without homes, without livelihood and will have many weeks, perhaps even months before them before life begins a semblance of normal again. For the American... read more.
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Local Small Business Woman Attends Coterie Event in NYC
A Greenville woman, Pamela Graves will hit the road with her business, Unbelievable Skin Care, LLC to attend the 2017 Beauty at Coterie NY Women’s September Marketplace presented by UBM Fashion. The event will take place next week, September 17-19 at the Jacob Javitz Center, NYC. Unbelievable Skin Care will showcase their products for the people... read more.
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2017 Ohio School Report Cards Released
The Ohio Department of Education has released the annual Ohio School Report Cards. Users can find the grades and other data for all schools and districts, including community and other schools, at reportcard.education.ohio.gov. “In a highly competitive, quickly changing, global economy where employers’ expectations are higher than ever, our... read more.
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FISH Celebrating 50 Years in the Darke County Community
The Fish Choice Pantry will kick off our annual food drive during the 2017 Illumination Festival  on Saturday, September 16, 2017.  2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of Fish in Darke County and the 9th Annual Feed Darke County Food Drive.  Our Darke County FISH organization began with a small group of community minded people who saw many... read more.
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DeWine Issues 2017 Economic Development Manual
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has issued its 2017 Ohio Economic Development Manual. First released in 2015, the manual is designed to be a one-stop guide for businesses, elected officials, and economic development professionals who are interested in promoting business growth and job... read more.
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Ohio Submits its ESSA Plan to U.S. Dept of Education
The Ohio Department of Education today submitted the state’s plan, as approved by the State Board of Education, to the U.S. Department of Education for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Ohio’s ESSA plan specifies, to the federal government, key aspects of Ohio’s education policy framework and reflects engagement with parents... read more.
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Law Enforcement Receive  Funds to Combat Heroin Crisis
COLUMBUS - State Senator Matt Huffman (R-Lima) announced that statewide grants were awarded this week for local law enforcement response teams in Allen and Shelby counties, which focus on putting overdose survivors on the path to recovery.  Mobilizing response teams consisting of law enforcement officers who partner with local drug treatment... read more.
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2017 Take Action Scholarship Contest
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the start of the ninth annual Take Action Video Contest, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships. To enter this year's contest, Ohio high school students (grades 9 to 12) must produce and submit a 60-second video on smartphone... read more.
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Greenville Latchkey Program Registration Open
Greenville City Schools began offering a latchkey program (before and after school care of children) for students in grades K – 4. Latchkey is a service that parents have been asking for and the district finally has the space to make it available.  It is a service provided to families for before and after school care for children.  Tiffany Labig is the supervisor of the program... read more.
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Annie Oakley Committee takes aim… 2018 Festival to be Bigger and Better than ever
The 2017 Annie Oakley Festival has come to a close, however, the Annie Oakley Festival Committee is already hard at work, making the 2018 Annie Oakley Festival even bigger and better.  Our monthly meeting will be held on September 13th at 7:00 pm at the Nature Center, in Greenville.  We would love to have more input from those who want to see the Annie Oakley Festival continue to grow... read more.
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Court News Ohio… New Toolkits Help Juvenile Courts’ Work with Children & Families
By Carol Taylor -- Two new resource toolkits intended to help juvenile courts assess current practices were released today by the Ohio Supreme Court’s Children & Families Section. A Caregiver Notice Toolkit and a Youth Engagement Toolkit will allow both court staff and child-welfare staff to review statutes and best practices and work with greater care and efficiency with the families... read more.
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Three Million in Grants Awarded to Address Opioid Epidemic
 (STRONGSVILLE, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced this morning 40 law enforcement departments and their partners will receive $3 million in grants that will be used to help replicate or expand Drug Abuse Response Teams (DARTs) and Quick Response Teams (QRTs) to address the opioid epidemic in Ohio.  “There is so much good work going... read more.
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Grandparents Target of Phone Scams
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— In recognition of National Grandparent's Day Sunday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning families to beware of phone scams targeting grandparents. In a typical "grandparent" phone scam, a grandparent receives a phone call from someone posing as a grandchild. The caller claims to be in trouble and in urgent need of money, maybe to... read more.
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Connecting Overdose Survivors with Recovery Services
COLUMBUS - State Senator Bill Beagle (R-Tipp City) announced funding awarded today for local law enforcement response teams focused on putting overdose survivors on the path to recovery. Mobilizing response teams consisting of law enforcement officers who partner with local drug treatment providers and other groups is an effective strategy being implemented... read more.
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Campaign News: Local Republican Contacts
DeWine for Governor: Campaign Chairs: Jim Buchy & Barbara Fee - As you know, Mike DeWine is running for Governor of Ohio. Mike is a man of incredible integrity and vision, someone who understands the problems of our state and the best way to tackle them. I support Mike 100%, which is why I am very excited to announce that Barbara Fee... read more.
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The Washington Post… Teacher shortages affecting every state, By Valerie Strauss
The 2017-18 school year has started in many places across the country, and federal data shows that every state is dealing with shortages of teachers in key subject areas. Some are having trouble finding substitute teachers, too. The annual nationwide listing of areas with teacher shortages, compiled by the U.S. Education Department, shows... read more.
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Ohio Federation of Republican Women Sends Aid to Texas
Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio Federation of Republican Women (OFRW) has joined the National Federation of Republican Women's call to help its fellow Federation members in Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. "The catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey will be felt for years," said OFRW President Lyn Bliss. "It will take financial resources, emotional support... read more.
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DCCA advises patrons on parking for upcoming events
Darke County Center for the Arts advises patrons on parking near St. Clair Memorial Hall for David Myles September 9th Artists Series show and upcoming events. Construction on West 4th Street, in from of St. Clair Memorial Hall, and the demolition of Greenville City Schools Junior High building will impact parking at St. Clair Memorial Hall. "Due to the current improvements taking place in the area... read more.
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Cleveland Plain Dealer… What colleges and majors lead to a well-paying job? By Karen Farkas
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Want a well-paying job? PayScale's annual College Salary Report provides some guidance to those choosing colleges and careers. PayScale, a salary, benefits and compensation information company, compiled data on lifetime earnings for hundreds of degree and major combinations to show the earning potential for an associate, bachelor's or master's degree... read more.
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Colleges, employers want female engineers, By Kara Driscoll and Max Filby
Local universities are welcoming slightly more female engineering students this year, but some college administrators say high-profile displays of sexism at companies, like what recently happened at Google, are deterring women from choosing the major. Approximately 28 percent of the University of Dayton’s incoming class of engineering students is female... read more.
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September is Attendance Awareness Month
With the new school year underway across Ohio, it’s more important than ever that our students be in class every day ready to learn. Missing too much school has long-term, negative effects on students, such as lower achievement and graduation rates. Think about it this way — a student is chronically absent if he or she misses as few as two days of... read more.
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Injury accident on Palestine Hollansburg Road
On September 3, 2017 at approximately 8:50 AM Darke County Deputies along with Liberty Township Fire, Tri Village Rescue and CareFlight were dispatched to the 3900 Block of Palestine Hollansburg Road in reference to a one vehicle injury accident. Preliminary investigation revealed a silver 1986 Volvo driven by Alison Klingler, 21, of Hollansburg was northbound... read more.
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Student Ambassadors Represent MVCTC with Pride
Englewood, Ohio – The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) has 44 senior students who will serve as Student Ambassadors during the 2017-2018 school year. These students learn leadership skills and public speaking to represent MVCTC as spokespersons for the school. The MVCTC Student Ambassadors visit the 27 MVCTC partner... read more.
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Seven injured, including juveniles, in 2-vehicle accident
On September 1, 2017 at approximately 7:07 AM Darke County Deputies along with Arcanum Rescue, Gettysburg Rescue, Greenville Township Rescue, Union Township Rescue and Laura Fire responded to the intersection of Delisle Fourmans Road and Red River West Grove Road in reference to a two vehicle injury accident.  Preliminary investigation... read more.
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Midmark Receives Ohio Secretary of State Commendation
Recognized for exemplary work, outstanding employees and the STEMM program - DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2017 — Midmark Corp., a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment and technologies, received a Certificate of Commendation from the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office of Jon Husted for exemplary work, outstanding... read more.
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Edison State Adjunct Faculty Honored at Banquet
Twenty-one employees were recognized for instructing a combined total of 3,300 semester hours or approximately 1,100 classes in their careers at Edison State Community College’s annual adjunct faculty recognition banquet on Wednesday, August 23. Elisha Hicks, President of Academic Senate and Education Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, served as the event’s Master of Ceremonies... read more.
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