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Morton students serve others

Morton students serve others

Morton Middle School YSA students recently volunteered at the House of Bread. Pictured back row, left to right, Addison Williams, Naiya Escalante, Abb...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Three indicted for Walmart robbery

Three indicted for Walmart robbery

BUTLER TWP. — Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck, Jr. announced on Friday that three suspects have been indicted in connection to a robbery a...

February 12th, 2018 |  


PSA Airlines visits Helke

PSA Airlines visits Helke

VANDALIA — Employees of PSA Airlines visited Helke Elementary School third graders last week as part of the school’s Career Connections Pr...

February 12th, 2018 |  


O’Leary, Shumaker discuss possibility of Butler withdrawing from GWOC, forming new league

O’Leary, Shumaker discuss possibility of Butler withdrawing from GWOC, forming new league

VANDALIA - Vandalia-Butler City Schools administrators expressed dismay at published reports that question whether race is playing a role in the decis...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Learn how to appeal your property value

Learn how to appeal your property value

DAYTON — Montgomery County Auditor Karl Keith is hosting informational workshops around the county in February and March for property owners to ...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Adult programs offered at branch libraries

Adult programs offered at branch libraries

LOCAL — A variety of free programs for adults are being offered at Dayton Metro Library Branches in northern Montgomery County. For more informa...

February 8th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Yellow Jackets sting Butler
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Aviators dominate GWOC
Aviators rout Trojans on Senior Night

Aviators rout Trojans on Senior Night

VANDALIA — After a dramatic win over Versailles on Tuesday, and a potential league title on the line next Tuesday versus Sidney, Troy came to th...

February 10th, 2018 |  


O’Leary, Shumaker discuss possibility of Butler withdrawing from GWOC, forming new league

O’Leary, Shumaker discuss possibility of Butler withdrawing from GWOC, forming new league

VANDALIA - Vandalia-Butler City Schools administrators expressed dismay at published reports that question whether race is playing a role in the decis...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Sports calendar

Retired Men’s Golf LeagueTIPP CITY — Mens Retired League(s) on Wednesday and/or Friday mornings at Homestead Golf Course will have open en...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Butler wins 2 OT thriller at Versailles

Butler wins 2 OT thriller at Versailles

VERSAILLES — The Butler Aviators traveled to Division III’s fifth-ranked Versailles on Tuesday night and came away with a thrilling 74-69 ...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Butler wins 2 OT thriller at Versailles

Butler wins 2 OT thriller at Versailles

VERSAILLES — The Butler Aviators traveled to Division III’s fifth-ranked Versailles on Tuesday night and came away with a thrilling 74-69 ...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Butler wrestling honors seniors

Butler wrestling honors seniors

VANDALIA — The Butler Aviator wrestling progra welcomed back alumni and honored four seniors as they dominated Chaminade-Julienne by a 56-17 sco...

February 6th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Rose Music concerts
Rose Music concerts

Rose Music concerts

Barenaked Ladies in concert June 8Barenaked Ladies are once again taking their boisterous live shows to audiences nationwide this summer announcing La...

February 11th, 2016 |  


Sister Cities Oktoberfest provides scholarships, youth exchanges

Sister Cities Oktoberfest provides scholarships, youth exchanges

VANDALIA — Sister Cities of Vandalia just hosted its 39th annual Oktoberfest at the Vandalia Sports Complex on September 11, 12, and 13. Since i...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Focus Vandalia – September 2015

Focus Vandalia – September 2015

VANDALIA — The latest issue of Focus Vandalia has been released by the City of Vandalia. In this episode, we get a look at the new Red Robin rest...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  


Guess What’s New in Reading?

Guess What’s New in Reading?

ENGLEWOOD — I recently returned from a trip to Norway to see two foreign exchange students who lived with us in the past. Norway is a beautiful ...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Pack 307 to hold sign-up night

VANDALIA — Cub Scout Pack 307 will hold its annual sign up night on Tuesday, September 8 from 7 - 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at St. John̵...

September 1st, 2015 |  


Aullwood Audubon Center September Calendar

Aullwood September calendar at a glanceThrough September 7 – Aullwood is a Blue Star Museum (Center and Farm)Through September 13 - A Secret Gar...

August 31st, 2015 |  


OPINION


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Smoking and a life of misery
America, Oprah is not your savior

America, Oprah is not your savior

Oprah Winfrey’s remarkable Golden Globes speech rocked not only the event’s A-list attendees, but almost all of America.Winfrey cited the ...

February 8th, 2018 |  


O’Leary addresses sexting, social media incidents

O’Leary addresses sexting, social media incidents

As you have likely seen in the news, our District has recently experienced several issues involving students sending inappropriate photos and messages...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Vandalia Drummer Letter to the editor policy

The Vandalia Drummer News encourages readers to write letters to the editor:• Letters should be typed, or printed legibly, signed and include cu...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Reaching across the aisle to secure Ohio priorities

Reaching across the aisle to secure Ohio priorities

At a time when bipartisanship is lacking in Washington, we were able to work across the aisle to secure important priorities for Ohio in 2017. Last ye...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Let the Winter Olympics unite us

Let the Winter Olympics unite us

Historians believe the ancient Olympic games originated around 776 B.C. in Olympia, Greece, with only one event, a footrace. Over time, other events w...

January 31st, 2018 |  


We are Respectful, Responsible, and Resourceful

We are Respectful, Responsible, and Resourceful

Years ago you could ask anybody about the “3 R’s” in and around schools and I am sure they would tell you about Reading, ‘Riti...

January 31st, 2018 |  


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