NEWS


8:52 am
Updated: 8:53 am. |    
Butler Homecoming Court announced
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 ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


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...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Vandalia to spruce up Foley neighborhood

Vandalia to spruce up Foley neighborhood

VANDALIA — The City of Vandalia is sponsoring Neighborhood Beautification Day on Saturday, September 30 in the Foley Drive neighborhood. Voluntee...

September 19th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


CLC honors First Responders

CLC honors First Responders

BUTLER TWP. — On September 12, Pastor Stan Tharp, Andy Kavcsak, and Valerie Beighle presented paintings on behalf of Christian Life Center (CLC)...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


Benchwood ramp to I-75 closure delayed until Wednesday

Benchwood ramp to I-75 closure delayed until Wednesday

VANDALIA — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced a change to the ramp closure from Eastbound Benchwood/Wyse Road to I-75 Northb...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


Abele named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Abele named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

VANDALIA — Butler High School senior Troy Abele has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.As a Semifinalist, Ablele has the oppor...

September 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


2:36 pm
Updated: 5:14 pm. |    
Aviators enjoy Saturday Night Lights
12:08 am
Updated: 9:41 am. |    
Aviators roll Stebbins
4:09 pm
Updated: 4:11 pm. |    
Butler shuts out the Greenville girls soccer team
Butler battles Bolts to 0-0 tie

Butler battles Bolts to 0-0 tie

CLAYTON — An early evening thunderstorm Thursday that produced a heavy downpour delayed the start of the soccer match between Northmont and visi...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


Lady Bolts net six goals at Butler

Lady Bolts net six goals at Butler

VANDALIA — Northmont’s girls soccer team had little difficulty scoring a 6-0 victory Monday in Vandalia against a Butler team riddled with...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Butler sweeps Firebirds, Greenville

Butler sweeps Firebirds, Greenville

VANDALIA — The Butler volleyball is finding its stride after its second straight win on Monday evening in straight sets 25-17, 25-15, and 25-11 ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Lady Aviators fall to Piqua

Lady Aviators fall to Piqua

PIQUA — The Piqua girls soccer team got its first win over Vandalia-Butler since 2013, erasing a 2-1 deficit with five unanswered goals in the s...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Northmont has too much firepower for Aviators

Northmont has too much firepower for Aviators

CLAYTON - For the second straight week the Butler Aviators found themselves facing an offensive juggernaut shorthanded, and unfortunately the results ...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


The Rivalry with The Team Across the Dam resumes

The Rivalry with The Team Across the Dam resumes

VANDALIA — The Rivalry between Northmont and Butler began in the 1960’s and in the 1970’s Butler became known as “The Team acr...

September 14th, 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


12:25 pm |    
A half-century and counting
1:52 pm |    
Why Bipartisanship?
Investing in Ohio workers

Investing in Ohio workers

It’s time American companies invest in their greatest asset: the American Worker.As Washington turns its attention to tax reform, I want to cut ...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Ignoring the reality of climate change

Ignoring the reality of climate change

As another devastating hurricane blasts its way across the southeast sections of the United States, I am still amazed at how many people continue to b...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


O’Leary explains VBCSD calamity day procedures

O’Leary explains VBCSD calamity day procedures

With school now in full swing it is once again that time to notify you of our district procedures for canceling, delaying, or dismissing school early ...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


The very real threat of North Korea

The very real threat of North Korea

Not that long ago, the mere threat of a dictatorial power with weapons of mass destruction triggered an unprecedented military response by the United ...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Who needs to step up?

Who needs to step up?

An interesting thing keeps happening to me. Every few days, someone — an acquaintance, a colleague, even a stranger on the street — approa...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Have you Googled yourself lately?

Have you Googled yourself lately?

Have you “Googled” yourself lately? Do you know what first impressions your online presence leaves with people? Your digital profile isn&#...

September 1st, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA