NEWS


2:32 pm |    
Vandalia Police Reports
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:Fall Canned Food DrivePlease suppo...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Aullwood’s December Calendar

Aullwood’s December Calendar

BUTLER TOWNSHIP — December is a wonderful time to visit Aullwood! Make your own beeswax candle, volunteer to help count birds for Project Feeder...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Butler HS to change backpack policy

Butler HS to change backpack policy

VANDALIA — Butler High School will have a new backpack policy for students when they return from Christmas break.Beginning January 8, 2019, stud...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Charles Huber students visit Art Institute

Charles Huber students visit Art Institute

Charles Huber Elementary sixth graders recently visited The Dayton Art Institute thanks to various scholarships. The Dayton Art Institute Studio Works...

December 5th, 2018 |  


St. Christopher School Honor Roll

VANDALIA — The following students have earned inclusion on the St. Christopher School Honor Roll in the first trimester of the 2018-19 school ye...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Ken’s Pharmacy to close

Ken’s Pharmacy to close

VANDALIA — Vandalia’s Ken’s Pharmacy has announced that it will close later this month after 50 years of business.Owner Ken Farst sa...

December 5th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


2:03 pm |    
Aviators fall to Troy
Butler remains perfect with bashing of Bolts

Butler remains perfect with bashing of Bolts

CLAYTON — Butler’s senior laden lineup was too much for an inexperienced Northmont team to handle Tuesday as the Aviators scored a 70-60 v...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Sports Calendar

Co-Ed winter volleybalDeadline to register is Friday December 14 or until the league is full. Money is due at the time of registration. For ages 18 ye...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Aviators overwhelm Greenville

Aviators overwhelm Greenville

GREENVILLE — Butler’s trip to Greenville on Friday night had all the markings of a trap game. The Aviators were coming off a dramatic win ...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Aviator bowlers remain unbeaten in GWOC

Aviator bowlers remain unbeaten in GWOC

COLUMBUS — The Butler boys and girls bowling teams traveled to Columbus last week to participate in the 15th annual Ohio High School State Invit...

December 7th, 2018 |  


Lady Aviators double up Greenville

Lady Aviators double up Greenville

VANDALIA — The Butler girls basketball team used a stingy defense and a career-high 16 points from Junior Gracie Price to double up the visiting...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Aviators win thriller over Wayne

Aviators win thriller over Wayne

HUBER HEIGHTS — On a night where Butler’s offense sputtered for most of the game, perhaps the ending was fitting.After trailing Wayne by a...

December 5th, 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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