NEWS


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Community Calendar
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ODOT prepares for winter
Aviators formally open Kudla Center

Aviators formally open Kudla Center

VANDALIA — Butler High School welcomed former wrestler David Kudla and his wife Cheryl to thank them and formally open the renovated weight room...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Vandalia to join lawsuit over House Bill 49

Vandalia to join lawsuit over House Bill 49

VANDALIA — The City of Vandalia will join other municipalities in Ohio in a constitutional challenge to a certain provisions of House Bill 49 - ...

October 17th, 2017 updated: October 17th, 2017. |  


Great Pumpkin Glow set for Oct. 14 & 15

Great Pumpkin Glow set for Oct. 14 & 15

MANSFIELD — The gorgeous Kingwood Center Gardens in north central Ohio will glow with the lights of thousands of jack-o’-lanterns this fal...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Smith Planetarium to feature Spooky StarsVANDALIA — Free shows are offered on the second Saturday of the month during the school year at the Smi...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Aullwood to host GLOW: Nature at Night

Aullwood to host GLOW: Nature at Night

BUTLER TWP. — Bring your family and friends to enjoy Aullwood’s GLOW: Nature at Night on October 20 & 21, 2017 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Exp...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Butler Township News

Butler Township News

BUTLER TWP. — News and events from Butler Township:Fire Prevention WeekOctober 8-14 is Fire Prevention Week in the township and this year’...

October 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Morton spikers win GWOC Silver tourney

Morton spikers win GWOC Silver tourney

The Morton Middle School eighth grade volleyball team won the Greater Western Ohio Conference Silver bracket tournament. Pictured in back row, left to...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Butler spikers honor seniors

Butler spikers honor seniors

VANDALIA — The Butler Lady Aviators completed their regular season on Saturday in a three-set loss to Miamisburg on Senior Day.The 25-17, 25-18,...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Morton harriers end season

Morton harriers end season

CENTERVILLE — Morton Middle School’s cross country teams finished their season on Saturday at the Greater Western Ohio Conference Champion...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Aviator harriers win GWOC American championship

Aviator harriers win GWOC American championship

CENTERVILLE — The Butler boys cross country team won the Greater Western Ohio Conference American Division championship on Saturday at Centervil...

October 15th, 2017 updated: October 17th, 2017. |  


Late turnover dooms Aviator comeback

Late turnover dooms Aviator comeback

PIQUA — For most of the Thursday Night Lights game between Butler and Piqua, it felt that the last team who had the ball in their hands would wi...

October 13th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


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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Avoid election misdirection
It’s what we do that counts

It’s what we do that counts

I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, ‘Home on the Range.’ You know the line, “Where never is heard a discouragi...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Dodge urges support for Issue 3

Issue 3, The Montgomery County Human Services Renewal Levy, is a necessity for citizens in every community in Montgomery County. Passage of Issue 3 wi...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Be careful when hiring contractors

Be careful when hiring contractors

As the autumn leaves fill up your gutters, you might be thinking of hiring someone to help you with outdoor work. In the fall, people have need of a v...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Dems, get your heads out of your …

Dems, get your heads out of your …

Hey, all of you Democrats who are whining and crying about a Trump presidency, listen up (or in this case, keep reading). You’re the reason he&#...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Alerting Ohioans to forced arbitration clauses

Alerting Ohioans to forced arbitration clauses

The recent fake account scandal at Wells Fargo and the data breach at Equifax have brought to light so-called “forced arbitration.” These ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Writer supports Farst for City Council

I support Candice Farst for Vandalia City Council. Candice has been an asset to the community with her commitment to our City and represents the citiz...

September 27th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA