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Vandalia Police Reports
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Community Calendar
Citizen Police Academy discussed at Lions Club

Citizen Police Academy discussed at Lions Club

VANDALIA — Vandalia Police Officer Holly Estepp spoke at the February 7 dinner meeting of the Vandalia Lions Club, covering objectives of the Ci...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Valentines for Children’s Hospital

Valentines for Children’s Hospital

Morton Middle School students recently made Valentines for Dayton Children’s Hospital in advisory classes. There are 212 awesome looking valenti...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Slipline project protects sanitary sewer

Slipline project protects sanitary sewer

VANDALIA — The City of Vandalia currently has a sliplining project underway on Halifax Drive. Sliplining is a low-cost alternative to replacing ...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Demmitt celebrates 100 days of school

Demmitt celebrates 100 days of school

Principal Garry Martin joined students at Demmitt Elementary School last week in celebrating the 100th day of school. Students wore special “100...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Have coffee with a cop

Have coffee with a cop

VANDALIA — The Dayton Metro Library invites Vandalia community members to have Coffee With a Cop at the Library. Residents will have the opportu...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Vandalia sees reduction in auto accidents

Vandalia sees reduction in auto accidents

VANDALIA — The City of Vandalia saw a 23% decrease in traffic crashes in 2018 according to the city’s annual review and analysis. There we...

February 13th, 2019 updated: February 14th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


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Butler tops Troy

Sports Calendar

HHAC accepting nominations for Wayne HoFHUBER HEIGHTS — The Huber Heights Athletic Foundation continues to accept nominations for the 2019 Induc...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Butler takes sting out of Jackets

Butler takes sting out of Jackets

VANDALIA — The Butler Aviators left nothing to chance on Wednesday when they hosted the Sidney Yellow Jackets on Senior Night on Wednesday. With...

February 8th, 2019 updated: February 8th, 2019. |  


Aviator bowlers defeat Troy

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Butler Varsity Boys bowling team clinched at least a share of their 3rd straight GWOC North Title with a 2556-2312 win over ...

February 8th, 2019 |  


Coyle, Johnson to play on Saturdays

Coyle, Johnson to play on Saturdays

VANDALIA — Two Butler football players will continue their playing careers in college after making commitments on national signing day on Wednes...

February 8th, 2019 |  


Aviators flatten Wave

Aviators flatten Wave

VANDALIA — There are some games that are more about you than your opponent, and with the struggling Green Wave of Greenville coming to town on F...

February 2nd, 2019 |  


Aviators bomb away from three

Aviators bomb away from three

VANDALIA — Friday night’s boys basketball game between the visiting Piqua Indians and the Butler Aviators wasn’t your typical affair...

February 1st, 2019 |  


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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