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Princi runs with the bulls

Princi runs with the bulls

Erik Princi, a 2017 Butler High School graduate, recently traveled to Pamplona, Spain to take part in the San Fermin Festival, famous for the Running ...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Vandalia building walkway on Stonequarry Road

Vandalia building walkway on Stonequarry Road

VANDALIA — When the Vandalia-Butler City Schools resume next week, students walking along Stonequarry Road to Morton Middle School will have a s...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Dayton Air Show voted top five in nation

Dayton Air Show voted top five in nation

VANDALIA — One of the Miami Valley’s largest events has once again been voted as one of the top air shows in North America by readers of U...

August 7th, 2018 |  


Concert to benefit Brigid’s Path

VANDALIA — The Stillwater Adventist Church is hosting their 8th Annual United We Service benefit concert on Saturday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. Thi...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Senior Center celebrates July birthdays

Senior Center celebrates July birthdays

The Vandalia Senior Center recently celebrated July birthdays. Pictured left to right are Flo Neff, Bonnie Roberts, and Barb Gels. Thanks to Crossroad...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Rotary Club celebrating 60th yearVANDALIA — The Rotary Club of Vandalia will be celebrating its’ 60th anniversary as a local service organ...

August 6th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


What’s happening 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...

July 28th, 2018 |  


Aviators find success at preseason tourney

Aviators find success at preseason tourney

CLAYTON — The Butler girls soccer team under new head coach Burt Mattice recently participated in the Northmont Good Samaritan Soccer Classic, a...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Fair Valley Fins defend league title

Fair Valley Fins defend league title

CENTERVILLE — The Fair Valley Fins defended their title as GDSA league champions for the third consecutive year at the Greater Dayton Swimming A...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Piranhas place second at SOSL Championships

Piranhas place second at SOSL Championships

WEST CARROLTON — On July 14, 2018 the Cassel Hills Piranhas took home second place in the SOSL Championships with 615.5 points at Wilson Park Po...

July 27th, 2018 |  


Puckett reflects on camp week, looks toward two-a-day practices just ahead

Puckett reflects on camp week, looks toward two-a-day practices just ahead

VANDALIA — The past, present, and future of Butler Aviator football met last week for the first Josh Betts Butler Aviator Football Camp. Nearly ...

July 21st, 2018 updated: July 21st, 2018. |  


Vandalia to host inaugural Crossroads 5K

Vandalia to host inaugural Crossroads 5K

VANDALIA — Plan now on attending the inaugural Crossroads 5K on Saturday, August 11 which will be hosted at the Vandalia Sports Complex. The 5K pres...

July 20th, 2018 updated: July 20th, 2018. |  


LIFE


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Focus Vandalia – September 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 |  


Butler Township native finds romance in Italy, returns home for wedding

Butler Township native finds romance in Italy, returns home for wedding

VANDALIA — Michael Loos, a 1980 Vandalia-Butler graduate, and Antonella Bussi have been living in Italy where they met while working for a magaz...

August 31st, 2015 |  


Concussion Awareness, Cases Rapidly Rise Among High School Sports

DAYTON, Ohio (July 23, 2015) – High school athletes who take the field or court this fall are walking into a much different game than previous gener...

August 26th, 2015 |  


A Child’s Nutrition is Vital to Their Ability to Learn, Succeed in School

LEBANON, Ohio (July 17, 2015) – A child’s school attendance and academic performance may be closely linked with what is on their breakfast plate o...

August 26th, 2015 |  


American Children Consume More Than Double the Amount of Recommended Screen Time

CINCINNATI, Ohio (July 17, 2015) – Increased use of smart phones, personal tablets and gaming systems has redefined the age-old battle parents face ...

August 26th, 2015 |  


OPINION


Seeking solutions to gun violence

Seeking solutions to gun violence

In the event of a mass shooting, we get mad. We assign blame. We demand change. Some feel there are too many guns in our society while others believe ...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Getting to know yourself

Getting to know yourself

I once read that you are the only person you will ever get to know. And, I would add that it will take some effort. I would also argue that the whole ...

March 9th, 2018 |  


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...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Fix the budget process

Fix the budget process

You could choose any number of marquee dilemmas to illustrate how broken congressional politics has become. Guns, Russian interference, climate change...

March 9th, 2018 |  


Fighting Unfair Trade

Fighting Unfair Trade

We need to enforce our trade laws and crack down on cheaters. That’s something President Trump has said he agrees with me on, and I’m hold...

March 1st, 2018 |  


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...

March 1st, 2018 |  


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