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Community Calendar
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Vandalia Police Reports
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...

November 15th, 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 ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Lions sponsor Peace Poster contest

Lions sponsor Peace Poster contest

VANDALIA — Sixth grade students at St. Christopher School, supervised by Art Teacher Terry Rasor, recently participated in the Annual Peace Post...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Morton students visit Arlington National Cemetery

Morton students visit Arlington National Cemetery

Morton Middle School eighth graders traveled to Washington D.C. last week and on Thursday visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Nationa...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Butler, Morton students honored by Optimist Club

Butler, Morton students honored by Optimist Club

KETTERING — Three Vandalia-Butler students were honored by the Dayton-area Optimist Clubs at the 41st Annual Youth Appreciation Dinner hosted by...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Helke students honor Veterans

Helke students honor Veterans

VANDALIA — Helke Elementary students honored Veteran’s on Friday morning during its annual Veteran’s Day program.After a welcome by ...

November 13th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Hyatt, Gray won’t return in 2018
Purple and Gold Night kicks off hoops season

Purple and Gold Night kicks off hoops season

VANDALIA — The Morton Middle School and Butler High School boys and girls basketball teams will kick off the hoops season with the first Purple ...

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


Butler United U12 Purple ends successful season

Butler United U12 Purple ends successful season

VANDALIA — The Butler United U12 Girls Purple soccer team ended their season with a 20-4-2 overall record and won the Buckeye Premier 3 Division...

October 30th, 2017 |  


Lin qualifies for State Cross Country meet

Lin qualifies for State Cross Country meet

Butler’s Long Lin qualified for the State Cross Country meet by virtue of a 9th place finish at the Troy Regional Cross Country Meet on Saturday...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Aviators defeat Tipp on Senior Night

Aviators defeat Tipp on Senior Night

The Butler Aviators ended their 2017 season with a 21-13 win over Tippecanoe on Senior Night. The Aviators finished the season 4-6 overall and 2-3 in ...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Morton spikers celebrate championship

Morton spikers celebrate championship

The Morton Middle School 8th grade volleyball team enjoyed their season-ending banquet after claiming the GWOC Silver tournament championship. Picture...

October 27th, 2017 |  


What’s happening at the Vandalia Recreation Center

VANDALIA — The following activities are scheduled at the Vandalia Recreation Center:Swimming lessonsVPRD provides swim instruction using the Ame...

October 26th, 2017 |  


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


The Vandalia Senior Center bazaar was even more successful than last year. It takes many people to make this happen. A big thank-you to Judy Weeks for...

November 10th, 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...

November 10th, 2017 |  


Patience is a virtue, but it’s not easy

Patience is a virtue, but it’s not easy

I’d like to think that, at least for most of my adult life, I’ve been a pretty patient person. I don’t make impulsive or rash decisi...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Protecting seniors from rising healthcare costs

Protecting seniors from rising healthcare costs

Ohio seniors’ medical costs are too high – and unless Congress acts now, they’ll face a tax hike next year on top of that.Even with ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Sexual assault is a societal problem

Sexual assault is a societal problem

The continued exposure of alleged sexual assault and mistreatment of women within the entertainment industry have shaken some pillars of the Hollywood...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Blocking foreign investors from hurting Ohio jobs

Blocking foreign investors from hurting Ohio jobs

Foreign investments should lead to good-paying jobs in Chillicothe and Chardon – not huge payouts for the Chinese government.That’s why I ...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA