NEWS


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Vandalia seeks to fill vacancies
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Vandalia Police Reports
Butler High School Honor Roll – Second quarter

Butler High School Honor Roll – Second quarter

VANDALIA — The following Butler High School students earned inclusion on the Honor Roll in the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year:4.0 GPA...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


Troy man killed in accident on National Road

Troy man killed in accident on National Road

VANDALIA — A Troy man has been identified as the driver of a car that crashed near Beau Townsend Nissan on Sunday evening.James McClellan, 51, w...

January 14th, 2019 |  


January at the Vandalia Recreation Center

VANDALIA — Here’s some activities at the Vandalia Recreation Center to combat the drab and dreary January:Fortnite FridayWhere will you be...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Preschool students complete art project

Preschool students complete art project

VANDALIA — Preschool students at Demmitt Elementary School recently created a replica of a glass art piece by Dale Chihuly that hangs at the Chi...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

VB Chamber to host Honor Awards BanquetVANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Honor Awards Banquet on Tuesday,...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Vandalia committed to stormwater management

Vandalia committed to stormwater management

In previous newsletters we spoke of Vandalia’s commitment to good stormwater management and the need to comply with new Federal and State Regula...

January 13th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Aviator bowlers keep rolling
Aviators rout Stebbins

Aviators rout Stebbins

VANDALIA — The Butler Aviators Men’s Basketball kicked off their Tuesday night win over Stebbins by winning the tip off for the eleventh t...

January 10th, 2019 updated: January 10th, 2019. |  


Kreill drops 30 to ground Skyhawks

Kreill drops 30 to ground Skyhawks

FAIRBORN — The Butler boys basketball team traveled to Fairborn on Friday night in a highly anticipated match-up that featured one of the top sc...

January 5th, 2019 |  


Aviators third at GMVWA

Aviators third at GMVWA

VANDALIA — The Butler Wrestling team had a pair of champions and five placers at the 48th Annual Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Association Holi...

December 30th, 2018 |  


Norman bombs spark Aviators

Norman bombs spark Aviators

GERMANTOWN — Coming off a week-long layoff, the Butler Aviators looked lethargic for most of the first half when they traveled to Germantown to ...

December 29th, 2018 |  


Holiday Wrestling Tournament under way

Holiday Wrestling Tournament under way

VANDALIA — The annual Greater Miami Valley Wrestling Coaches Association Holiday Tournament is under way at Butler High School with host Butler ...

December 27th, 2018 updated: December 27th, 2018. |  


Butler takes down CJ on Alumni Night

Butler takes down CJ on Alumni Night

VANDALIA — Over 30 Butler wrestling alumni dating back to the 1960’s returned to the Student Activities Center on Friday evening and saw t...

December 22nd, 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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