NEWS


Pasta and Bingo night at Polk Grove

BUTLER TWP. — Polk Grove United Church of Christ will hold a Pasta and Bingo Night on Sunday, February 3rd in an effort to help fund the Lesotho...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Vandalia seeks to fill vacancies

Vandalia seeks to fill vacancies

VANDALIA - The Council of the City of Vandalia continuously accepts applications from persons interested in serving on City boards and commissions. Fo...

January 17th, 2019 updated: January 17th, 2019. |  


Essay contest deadline approaching

VANDALIA-BUTLER — The Vandalia-Butler Optimist Club is encouraging area students to contemplate the question When All the World’s Problems...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Tucker, Team Oracle, return to 2019 Air Show

Tucker, Team Oracle, return to 2019 Air Show

DAYTON — Vectren Dayton Air Show officials announced last week that the new Team Oracle with Sean D. Tucker and Johnny De Gennaro will debut at ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


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 ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


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...

January 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


1:38 am |    
Aviators beach the Pirates
11:39 pm |    
Lady Aviators rout Xenia
Lady Aviator rally falls short

Lady Aviator rally falls short

VANDALIA — On Wednesday, January 9, the Lady Aviators took on the Lady Rams of Trotwood-Madison in Butler’s Student Activities Center. Alt...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Aviator bowlers keep rolling

Aviator bowlers keep rolling

CENTERVILLE — The Butler boys bowling team finished second in a 22-team field at the Miamisburg Viking Classic. Centerville won the tournament w...

January 10th, 2019 updated: January 11th, 2019. |  


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 |  


LIFE


11:21 am
Updated: 11:25 am. |    
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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