NEWS


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Vandalia Police Reports
Posma wins policing award

Posma wins policing award

DAYTON — David Posma, A 2003 graduate of Butler High School, has been named the 2018 Outstanding Police Officer of the Community/OPOC award winn...

November 18th, 2018 |  


What’s happening at the Vandalia Rec Center

VANDALIA — Activities at the Vandalia Recreation Center:Zoom around the roomEnjoy a morning of play with your child. A variety of play equipment...

November 18th, 2018 |  


Inteva to expand in Vandalia

Inteva to expand in Vandalia

VANDALIA — Inteva Products, LLC announced plans to expand their research and development facility in Vandalia on Friday morning. The expansion w...

November 16th, 2018 |  


Optimist honor youth nominees

Optimist honor youth nominees

VANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler Optimist Club honored its two nominees for the 2018 Youth Appreciation Award during its Tuesday meeting.British A...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Morton Aviators of the Month – September

Morton Aviators of the Month – September

Congratulations to the sixth grade Morton Aviators of the Month pictured left to right Isabel Alexander, Matthew Jackson, Mackenzie Kohlrieser, Addiso...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Vandalia to hold Christmas tree lighting ceremony

Vandalia to hold Christmas tree lighting ceremony

VANDALIA — Join City of Vandalia staff on Sunday, December 2 as they officially kick off the holiday season with a Christmas tree lighting cerem...

November 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Aviators earn GWOC honors

Sports Calendar

Live duck races to benefit Butler baseballVANDALIA — The Butler baseball program and the Brent Collinsworth Memorial Fund will feature live duck...

November 12th, 2018 |  


State Cross Country Tournament postponed

State Cross Country Tournament postponed

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association has postponed Saturday’s state cross country tournament and is moving the championshi...

November 1st, 2018 |  


Butler Aviator football play off preview: Week 11 Badin Rams

Butler Aviator football play off preview: Week 11 Badin Rams

VANDALIA — When the Butler Aviators kickoff against Badin on Friday night, it will be special for a lot of reasons.The Aviators are returning to...

November 1st, 2018 |  


Butler playoff ticket information

Butler playoff ticket information

VANDALIA — The Butler Aviators will host their first playoff game since 2002 on Friday night, and Butler Athletic Director Jordan Shumaker has r...

October 31st, 2018 updated: October 31st, 2018. |  


Butler falls to Tipp, 20-14

Butler falls to Tipp, 20-14

By Josh Brownjbrown@aimmediamidwest.comTIPP CITY — A week ago, the Tippecanoe football team watched as a late seven-point lead slipped away in t...

October 26th, 2018 updated: October 27th, 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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