NEWS


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Butler Township seeks seasonal employees
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Photo gallery – Prom 2018
Lions Club learns about Canyoneering

Lions Club learns about Canyoneering

VANDALIA — Tama Cassidy of the Dayton Underground Grotto Society spoke at the April 12 dinner meeting of the Vandalia Lions Club on the subject ...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Township police investigating robbery

BUTLER TWP. — Butler Township Police are investigating a robbery at the Verizon Store on Miller Lane that occurred Tuesday evening. Police were ...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Butler Township to test fire hydrants

Butler Township to test fire hydrants

BUTLER TWP. — The Butler Township Fire Department will be conducting fire hydrant testing from April 16, 2018 through April 30, 2018. There will...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Aviator football Monte Carlo nightVANDALIA — The Butler football program is hosting a Monte Carlo Night on Saturday, April 28 from 6 - 11 p.m. a...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Vandalia, region’s police officers honor Chief Doug Knight

Vandalia, region’s police officers honor Chief Doug Knight

VANDALIA — Dozens of police officers from agencies all around the Miami Valley descended on Vandalia Thursday morning to pay tribute to Vandalia...

April 19th, 2018 updated: April 19th, 2018. |  


Mayor declares May as Bicycling Month

Mayor declares May as Bicycling Month

VANDALIA — While much of Monday’s Vandalia City Council meeting was overshadowed by grief for Police Chief Doug Knight, there were a few b...

April 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Aviator skid reaches four
Sacks signs with Duquesne

Sacks signs with Duquesne

Butler senior Jessica Sacks signed a National Letter of Intent to bowl at Duquesne University on Monday afternoon. Sacks helped lead the Aviator girl&...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Aviators sweep Greenville

Aviators sweep Greenville

VANDALIA — Thursday evening brought victory for the Butler Baseball team and a sweep of their series with Greenville. The Aviators took on the G...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Elks snap Butler win streak

Elks snap Butler win streak

FAIRBORN - The Aviators saw their modest five-game win streak snapped Wednesday evening, dropping a 6-3 decision to Centerville at Wright State’...

April 12th, 2018 |  


MVCTC names prom royalty

MVCTC names prom royalty

ENGLEWOOD — The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) 2018 Prom, “An Enchanted Evening” was Saturday, April 7, 2018. The MVC...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Aviators can’t push tying run across, fall to Greenville

Aviators can’t push tying run across, fall to Greenville

GREENVILLE – Vandalia-Butler had the potential winning run on base in the seventh inning Monday evening, but the Greenville softball team held o...

April 10th, 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


Seeking solutions to gun violence

Seeking solutions to gun violence

In the event of a mass shooting, we get mad. We assign blame. We demand change. Some feel there are too many guns in our society while others believe ...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Getting to know yourself

Getting to know yourself

I once read that you are the only person you will ever get to know. And, I would add that it will take some effort. I would also argue that the whole ...

March 9th, 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...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Fix the budget process

Fix the budget process

You could choose any number of marquee dilemmas to illustrate how broken congressional politics has become. Guns, Russian interference, climate change...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Fighting Unfair Trade

Fighting Unfair Trade

We need to enforce our trade laws and crack down on cheaters. That’s something President Trump has said he agrees with me on, and I’m hold...

March 1st, 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...

March 1st, 2018 |  


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