NEWS


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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...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Butler Class of 1978 forming reunionVANDALIA — The Butler Class of 1978 is looking for alumni as it plans its 40th reunion to be held October 5-...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Vandalia students on BGSU dean’s list

Vandalia students on BGSU dean’s list

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green State University has announced the undergraduate students who have been named to the spring semester dean’s ...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Vandalia Senior Center calendar

VANDALIA — The following is a list of events open to the public at the Vandalia Senior Center in July:Summer History Speaker SeriesJoin us on Mo...

June 17th, 2018 |  


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 ...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Vandalia’s Buchanan thrilled to lead Air Show

Vandalia’s Buchanan thrilled to lead Air Show

VANDALIA — When Scott Buchanan hosts his first Vectren Dayton Air Show as Chairman of the Board this week, it will be one of the highest points ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Dozens attend Aviator baseball camp

Dozens attend Aviator baseball camp

Over 80 campers attended the annual Butler Baseball camp for boys entering grades 4-9. Butler coaches Trent Dues and Mike Bardonaro along with members...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Young Aviators flock to girls hoops camp

Young Aviators flock to girls hoops camp

VANDALIA — Monday morning marked the start of a fun and successful week of basketball camp for Coach Molly Bardonaro and the Butler high school ...

June 8th, 2018 |  


Butler’s Sharp fourth at State

Butler’s Sharp fourth at State

COLUMBUS — After tying a Regional record last week, Butler’s Daiton Sharp looked to end his career on a high note at the Ohio High School ...

June 2nd, 2018 |  


Memorial Stadium to get new scoreboard

Memorial Stadium to get new scoreboard

VANDALIA — The Butler Aviators football program won’t just usher in the beginning of the John Puckett era this fall. Also new will be a ne...

June 1st, 2018 |  


Five Aviators headed to State Track & Field, more hopeful Friday

Five Aviators headed to State Track & Field, more hopeful Friday

HUBER HEIGHTS — Five Butler Aviators are State-bound after competing at the OHSAA Dayton Regional Track and Field Meet being held at Wayne High ...

May 24th, 2018 updated: May 26th, 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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