NEWS


Butler High School Honor Roll – Third Quarter

VANDALIA — The following Butler High School and MVCTC students earned inclusion on the Honor Roll in the third quarter of the 2018-19 school yea...

March 26th, 2019 |  


Morton Middle School Honor Roll – Third Quarter

Morton Middle School Honor Roll – Third Quarter

VANDALIA — The following Morton Middle School students earned inclusion on the Principal’s List and Honor Roll in the third quarter of the...

March 26th, 2019 |  


What’s happening in Vandalia-Butler Schools

What’s happening in Vandalia-Butler Schools

VANDALIA — The following is important information for parents of students in the Vandalia-Butler City Schools:After PromWe still need more paren...

March 24th, 2019 |  


January at the Vandalia Recreation Center

VANDALIA — Here’s some activities at the Vandalia Recreation Center to combat the cold:Top Chef - VandaliaCome show off your skills in the...

March 24th, 2019 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Vandalia Steering Committee to meetVANDALIA — The City of Vandalia will host a Steering Committee meeting regarding the update of the Comprehens...

March 24th, 2019 |  


Media students place at BPA

Media students place at BPA

ENGLEWOOD — Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) students competed and placed in the Regional Business Professionals of America (BPA) C...

March 24th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Butler, Northmont lifters win State

Butler, Northmont lifters win State

KENTON — The Pacifico Power Strength powerlifting team won five weight classes and placed second in six others at the 2019 Bill McClain Ohio Hig...

March 15th, 2019 |  


Sacks, Aviators are State Champs!

Sacks, Aviators are State Champs!

COLUMBUS — The Butler Aviator bowling team faced stiff competition from fellow GWOC school Beavercreek during Saturday’s OHSAA State Bowli...

March 9th, 2019 updated: March 9th, 2019. |  


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. |  


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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