NEWS


3:16 pm
Updated: 3:35 pm. |    
Puckett: “We will be relentless competitors”
1:39 pm |    
Evil, or just bad press?
Neighborhood Watch can improve safety

Neighborhood Watch can improve safety

VANDALIA - Does your neighborhood experience car break-ins? Are their motorists speeding through your neighborhood? Is there other safety issues in yo...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Vandalia Police Reports

Vandalia Police Reports

VANDALIA - The following police reports were received from the Vandalia Division of Police. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in court of l...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Butler Township Police Activity

Butler Township Police Activity

BUTLER TOWNSHIP — The following police activity report was received from the Butler Township Police Department. All subjects are innocent until ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Board of Education members sworn in

Board of Education members sworn in

VANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler Board of Education swore in its newest members at the beginning of its annual organizational meeting on Monday ev...

January 8th, 2018 updated: January 8th, 2018. |  


Proposed gas station faces opposition

Proposed gas station faces opposition

VANDALIA — The Vandalia City Council will give consideration to another convenience store/gas station at the corner of Helke and National Roads ...

January 8th, 2018 |  


HHAF to hold Fish Fry/Monte Carlo Night

HHAF to hold Fish Fry/Monte Carlo Night

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Huber Heights Athletic Foundation will be hosting its annual “Hart Scholarship Fish Fry and Monte Carlo Night” o...

January 8th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


9:03 pm |    
Aviators rout Tecumseh
3:16 pm
Updated: 3:35 pm. |    
Puckett: “We will be relentless competitors”
Lady Aviators take sting out of Yellow Jackets

Lady Aviators take sting out of Yellow Jackets

VANDALIA — On Saturday morning, Butler Lady Aviators basketball team tipped off against the Sidney Yellow Jackets in the SAC. The Lady Aviators ...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Lady Aviators fifth at Milford Invite

Lady Aviators fifth at Milford Invite

MILFORD — The Vandalia Butler girls swim team placed fifth out of seventeen teams at the Milford Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 6. Many of the g...

January 12th, 2018 |  


‘Bolts no match for Aviators

‘Bolts no match for Aviators

VANDALIA — On Wednesday evening, Butler wrestling hosted a dual match against Northmont in the SAC. After an intense evening of wrestling, the B...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Puckett to lead Aviators football

Puckett to lead Aviators football

VANDALIA — Butler Athletic Director announced the hiring of John Puckett as the next football coach for the Aviators on Thursday.Puckett comes t...

January 11th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


Aviator bowling has record-setting week

Aviator bowling has record-setting week

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Butler boys and girls bowling teams were victorious against the Pirates of West Carrollton on January 8. The girls won 2300-...

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


Aviator matmen dominate Carroll

Aviator matmen dominate Carroll

VANDALIA — The Butler wrestling team hosted Carroll on Saturday evening and dominated over the Patriots by a score of 49-24. The Aviators won ni...

January 9th, 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


Protecting Ohio Seniors from Medicare cuts

Protecting Ohio Seniors from Medicare cuts

This week, Congressional Republicans are expected to blow a $1.5 trillion hole in the national debt in order to cut taxes for millionaires and corpora...

January 4th, 2018 |  


BWC to push wellness, workplace safety in 2018

BWC to push wellness, workplace safety in 2018

The new year is almost here, and many of us are thinking about resolutions that include working out, eating healthier and getting in shape.We have our...

January 4th, 2018 |  


I’d rather be respected than liked

I’d rather be respected than liked

Like most people, my teen years were spent trying my hardest to get people to like me. Of course, I started a bit behind the eight ball. I wasn’...

January 4th, 2018 |  


Protecting Ohio Seniors from Medicare cuts

Protecting Ohio Seniors from Medicare cuts

This week, Congressional Republicans are expected to blow a $1.5 trillion hole in the national debt in order to cut taxes for millionaires and corpora...

December 29th, 2017 |  


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...

December 29th, 2017 |  


Cupp thanks community as he leaves school board

Cupp thanks community as he leaves school board

It was 12 years ago that I first ran for the Vandalia-Butler Board of Education. I will never forget that campaign because I was new to the election p...

December 28th, 2017 |  


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