NEWS


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Aviators get their banner
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 ...

March 15th, 2019 |  


Council considers chicken regulations

Council considers chicken regulations

VANDALIA — Citizens in Vandalia may soon be allowed to have chickens in their back yard - if their yard is big enough and provided the Vandalia ...

March 15th, 2019 |  


Chamber holds annual meeting

Chamber holds annual meeting

VANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce held its annual membership meeting on Tuesday morning.During the meeting, the City of Vandali...

March 13th, 2019 |  


Butler Township gets gift of CO Detectors

Butler Township gets gift of CO Detectors

BUTLER TWP. — The Firefighters & Company Federal Credit Union (previously named Dayton Firefighters Federal Credit Union) is once again dona...

March 12th, 2019 updated: March 13th, 2019. |  


Animal Resource Center seeks pet adopters

Animal Resource Center seeks pet adopters

VANDALIA — The Montgomery County Animal Resource Center is asking the community for help to find homes for adoptable pets. Due to a large number...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Bair celebrates 100th birthday

Bair celebrates 100th birthday

Members of the Vandalia Senior Center joined member Alice Bair in celebrating her 100th birthday on Monday afternoon. Bair is the first of thee centur...

March 11th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Sacks, Aviators are State Champs!
Aviators grounded by Fairmont

Aviators grounded by Fairmont

CENTERVILLE — After suffering a blowout loss to the Fairmont Firebirds in last year’s sectional, the Butler Aviators looked forward to a r...

March 2nd, 2019 |  


Boys All-Southwest District basketball teams

The 2018-19 All-Southwest District boys high school basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the district:DIVISION IFIRST TEAM: Samari Curt...

March 1st, 2019 updated: March 1st, 2019. |  


Aviators qualify for State; Sacks second overall

Aviators qualify for State; Sacks second overall

BEAVERCREEK — The Butler boys bowling team qualified for the third straight year and Drew Sacks, the defending individual state champion, has ea...

February 28th, 2019 updated: March 1st, 2019. |  


Sports Calendar

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

February 24th, 2019 |  


Aviators win third straight sectional championship

Aviators win third straight sectional championship

CENTERVILLE —After being in fourth place after the first day of competition, the Butler wrestling team found itself in familiar territory after ...

February 24th, 2019 |  


Aviators survive late push by Belmont

Aviators survive late push by Belmont

TROTWOOD — The Butler Aviators came into Saturday’s sectional opener as the favorite over Belmont, but an unease hovered as the athletic a...

February 24th, 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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