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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...

September 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 ...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

VUMC to host Annual Fall Flea MarketVANDALIA — The Annual Fall Flea Market of the Vandalia United Methodist Women is scheduled on Saturday, Sept...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Vandalia police seek robbery suspect identity

Vandalia police seek robbery suspect identity

VANDALIA — The Vandalia Division of Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect who robbed the Speedway on E. Natio...

September 17th, 2018 |  


National Road bridge over I-75 to close

National Road bridge over I-75 to close

VANDALIA — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will be closing the overpass to all through traffic for three days beginning Friday, Sep...

September 12th, 2018 |  


Former officer sentenced for sex crimes

Former officer sentenced for sex crimes

DAYTON – Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. announced Wednesday that Justin W. Sanderson, 33, of Huber Heights, was sentenced to a total of 43 y...

September 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Lady Bolts shutout Vandalia-Butler

Lady Bolts shutout Vandalia-Butler

CLAYTON — After a scoreless first half Monday the Northmont girls soccer team finally came to life to net three goals for a 3-0 victory over vis...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Lady Aviators sweep the week

Lady Aviators sweep the week

VANDALIA — The Butler girls golf team improved their season record to 7-3 overall on Thursday when they hosted Fairmont at Cassell Hills Golf Co...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Aviators blanked by Beavercreek

Aviators blanked by Beavercreek

VANDALIA — After a layoff of nine days, the Butler girls soccer team returned to action on Monday when they traveled to Xenia and then hosted st...

September 14th, 2018 |  


T-Bolts dominate Aviators in rivalry game

T-Bolts dominate Aviators in rivalry game

VANDALIA - In past decades, the Northmont and Butler football rivalry may have crackled, but since the resumption of the game three years ago, the Thu...

September 14th, 2018 updated: September 14th, 2018. |  


Aviators alone atop GWOC North

Aviators alone atop GWOC North

VANDALIA — The three-way log jam atop the Greater Western Ohio Conference American North division was broken up this week as the Butler Aviators...

September 12th, 2018 updated: September 14th, 2018. |  


Good night lights

Good night lights

Mike Ullery | AIM Media MidwestThe inaugural “Good night lights” kicked off at Dayton Children’s Hospital on Tuesday as police, fire...

September 12th, 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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