NEWS


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Updated: 10:29 am. |    
Area awed by Great Eclipse
What’s happening in Vandalia-Butler Schools

What’s happening in Vandalia-Butler Schools

VANDALIA — The following is important back to school information for parents and students in the Vandalia-Butler City Schools:Parent authorizati...

August 17th, 2017 |  


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 ...

August 16th, 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...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Pair arrested for hotel break-in

Pair arrested for hotel break-in

VANDALIA — Two people were arrested last week for breaking into a shed at the Hawthorne Suites on Poe Avenue.Michael E. Lewis, 46, and Connie L....

August 15th, 2017 |  


Old Springfield Road to close at bridge over Great Miami River

Old Springfield Road to close at bridge over Great Miami River

VANDALIA — Vandalia’s Director of Public Service Rob Cron has announced that Old Springfield Road will be closed at the bridge over the Gr...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Vandalians encouraged to participate in City Hall Selfie Day

Vandalians encouraged to participate in City Hall Selfie Day

VANDALIA — Tuesday, August 15 is City Hall Selfie Day, and the City of Vandalia is inviting citizens to come to one of eight locations to take a...

August 14th, 2017 updated: August 15th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 10:57 am. |    
Butler United U12 Purple wins tourney
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Updated: 12:37 pm. |    
Aviators open soccer seasons
Girls golf team falls to Northmont

Girls golf team falls to Northmont

CLAYTON — Led by seniors Hannah Toth, Ashley Singer and Amara Tipple the Northmont girls golf team posted a 198 to 231 victory Thursday at Meado...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Activities at the Vandalia Recreation Center

VANDALIA — The following activities are scheduled at the Vandalia Recreation Center:NFL Flag FootballGames will be played on Sunday afternoons b...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Aviators roll over Northmont

Aviators roll over Northmont

VANDALIA — The Butler girls tennis team opened the regular season on Tuesday night with a 4-1 win over Northmont while playing their first home ...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Lady Aviators host clinic

Lady Aviators host clinic

The Butler girls soccer team held a passers and wings classic with varsity and JV girls running drills for the up and coming soccer players. The Aviat...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Lady Aviators fall to Alter

Lady Aviators fall to Alter

KETTERING — The Butler Lady Aviators golf team traveled to Community Golf Course in Kettering on Thursday and fell to the Lady Knights.Alter sho...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Sports Calendar

Sports Calendar

Aviator boys hoops to hold golf outingTIPP CITY — The Butler boys basketball program is hosting a golf outing on Saturday, August 12 at Homestea...

August 9th, 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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Updated: 10:40 am. |    
It’s time to work together
Good communication vital to our democracy

Good communication vital to our democracy

Do ordinary citizens still have a voice in Washington and in their state capitals? Despite the cynicism of these times, my answer is, yes, we do…...

August 12th, 2017 updated: August 14th, 2017. |  


Protecting Ohioans from Wall Street Scams

Protecting Ohioans from Wall Street Scams

Always read the fine print.Almost a year after millions of fake bank accounts were uncovered, Wells Fargo is still using fine print “forced arbi...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Finding yourself, in your youth

Finding yourself, in your youth

A few days ago, I was digging through the barn at my family farm and uncovered a blast from my young past, my first bicycle. I was 5 years old when I ...

August 4th, 2017 |  


​Not a ‘great first step’ at all

​Not a ‘great first step’ at all

Recently, State Superintendent of Public Instruction for Ohio Paolo DeMaria announced that state lawmakers have eliminated the fourth and sixth grade ...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Fighting the opioid epidemic

Fighting the opioid epidemic

From funding vital state services to ensuring that our children are receiving a quality education, the state budget is always the largest and most com...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Restoring faith in representative democracy

Restoring faith in representative democracy

There’s no shortage of threats to our democracy. Russian meddling in elections, the vulnerability of state voting systems to hacking, politician...

July 28th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA