NEWS


10:32 am
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Vandalia to hold budget workshops
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...

October 15th, 2018 |  


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 ...

October 15th, 2018 |  


First responders receive Herbies

First responders receive Herbies

VANDALIA — Community support was in full swing on Tuesday as several “Herbies” were donated to the Vandalia Police and Fire Departme...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Butler High School Arts and Crafts ShowVANDALIA — Mark your calendar! The first annual Butler High Arts and Crafts Show will take place on Novem...

October 15th, 2018 |  


The Mighty 8th holds reunion

The Mighty 8th holds reunion

Mike Ullery | Daily CallRobert Doolin, 102, lights a candle during a remembrance ceremony at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Dayton on Saturday. Doolin, a me...

October 14th, 2018 updated: October 14th, 2018. |  


Popular air show performer dies in crash

Popular air show performer dies in crash

CULPEPER, Va. — Popular air show performer Jon Thocker, who, with his teammate Ken Rieder, flew as Redline Air Shows, died in a weekend airplane...

October 14th, 2018 updated: October 14th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


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Butler spikers honor seniors
Greaser returns to State

Greaser returns to State

BEAVERCREEK — Butler golf standout Austin Greaser has earned his second straight trip to the Ohio High School Athletic Association State golf to...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Aviator golfers compete at District

Aviator golfers compete at District

CINCINNATI — The Butler girls golf team, District qualifiers as a team for the first time in nearly a decade, traveled to Glenview Golf Course i...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Lin wins sectional

Lin wins sectional

Xia Lin (pictured) won the Troy sectional tournament while the doubles teams of Ashely Hess/Hannah Scarpelli and Tori Studebaker/Rachel Burton also ad...

October 6th, 2018 |  


Aviators qualify for District

Aviators qualify for District

CENTERVILLE — The Butler girls golf team qualified for the Southwest District tournament with a fourth place finish at the Centerville Sectional...

October 6th, 2018 |  


Aviators Block Out Cancer

Aviators Block Out Cancer

VANDALIA — The Troy volleyball program has had a stranglehold on the Greater Western Ohio Conference North division since 2012. On Wednesday the...

October 6th, 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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