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Vandalia Police Reports
Butler Township Police to host National Night Out

Butler Township Police to host National Night Out

BUTLER TWP. - Stonespring and Butler Township will host the annual National Night Out Against Crime event on Tuesday, August 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the St...

July 11th, 2018 |  


O’Leary receives contract extension, raise

O’Leary receives contract extension, raise

VANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler Board of Education approved an extension of Superintendent Rob O’Leary’s contract through the 2021-22...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Vandalia streets to be resurfaced

Vandalia streets to be resurfaced

VANDALIA — The city of Vandalia will begin its annual street resurfacing projects the week of July 19. During the project, 12 streets will be re...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Vandalia Rec Cener to host blood drive

Vandalia Rec Cener to host blood drive

VANDALIA — Keller Williams Hometown Realty will sponsor a community blood drive Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Vandalia Recreati...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Vectren, DP&L partner on Wi-Fi thermostats

DAYTON — Vectren and Dayton Power & Light (DP&L) are partnering with Nest to provide customers the opportunity to save big when purchasi...

July 8th, 2018 |  


Vandalia-Butler celebrates freedom

Vandalia-Butler celebrates freedom

Despite a steady rain much of the afternoon and evening that cancelled most events, many were still thrilled with the fireworks display at the Vandali...

July 8th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Puckett pushes Aviators to be “fight ready”
Aviators fall to Carroll in sectional

Aviators fall to Carroll in sectional

DAYTON — Brookville dropped out of the ACME sectional tournament to postpone Butler’s first game from Friday evening to Saturday morning a...

July 8th, 2018 |  


Hundreds of cyclists enjoy Freedom Tour

Hundreds of cyclists enjoy Freedom Tour

VANDALIA — Over 650 bicyclists descended on the Vandalia Sports Complex on Wednesday for the 2018 version of the Vandalia Freedom Tour.The Freed...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Among the best of the wurst

Among the best of the wurst

By David Fongdfong@aimmediamidwest.comVANDALIA — Like millions of Americans, Derek Jacobs plans on enjoying some hot dogs this Fourth of July.Th...

July 1st, 2018 |  


Sacks honored by Ohio House

Sacks honored by Ohio House

Butler Bowler Drew Sacks was recognized yesterday on the floor of the Ohio House of Representatives for winning the individual 2018 OHSAA State Divisi...

June 29th, 2018 |  


Fair Valley remains unbeaten

Fair Valley remains unbeaten

BUTLER TWP. — The Fair Valley Swim Team won their final home meet of the season last Monday, continuing their undefeated steak. The final score ...

June 28th, 2018 |  


Bunker renovations improve play at Cassel Hills

Bunker renovations improve play at Cassel Hills

VANDALIA — Golfers at Cassel Hills Golf Course are seeing the result of major renovations to the course’s bunkers this summer.Begun last f...

June 24th, 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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