NEWS


7:15 am |    
Lions Club elect officers
Council rejects Dunkin Donuts again

Council rejects Dunkin Donuts again

VANDALIA - After suffering a 7-0 defeat that he termed a “shellacking” in May, it wouldn’t have been surprising of the developer of ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


St. Christopher School Honor Roll – Third Trimester

VANDALIA — The following students have earned inclusion on the St. Christopher School Honor Roll for the third trimester of the 2016-17 school y...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Young Marines “Clean Sweep” Advanced Training

Young Marines “Clean Sweep” Advanced Training

CAMP ATTERBURY, Ind. — Camp Atterbury, Indiana, is an Army National Guard base just south of Indianapolis. During the week of 5 to 11 June, slig...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Tipp City Area Arts Council “Art for All” issues call for artists

Tipp City Area Arts Council “Art for All” issues call for artists

TIPP CITY — It’s not too late to get your creative juices flowing and submit your 6x6 creation for the Tipp City Area Arts Council’s...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Sister Cities awards scholarships

Sister Cities awards scholarships

VANDALIA — Three Butler High School graduating seniors were awarded scholarships from Sister Cities of Vandalia on May 19 at Butler High School&...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Young Eagle takes flight

Young Eagle takes flight

VANDALIA - It all began with an thought. A feeling. A dream. A goal.Megan Reed, 15, is a student at Tipp City High School with a goal of becoming an a...

June 17th, 2016 updated: June 17th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


9:43 am |    
Sports Briefs
Craine, Ballard pivotal in North’s win in All-Star game

Craine, Ballard pivotal in North’s win in All-Star game

CENTERVILLE — After a touchdown by Butler’s Noah Ballard gave the North a 17-0 cushion, it appeared they might cruise to a win in the 33rd...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Western Ohio Basketball Camp offered

Western Ohio Basketball Camp offered

WEST MILTON — The only 5 day, full day Basketball Camp in Western Ohio will be held June 27 – July 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Milton...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Lady Aviators present track awards

Lady Aviators present track awards

VANDALIA - The Butler Lady Aviator softball team recently held their banquet and presented end of season awards.“The banquet provided a nice opp...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Aviator volleyball camp slated

Aviator volleyball camp slated

VANDALIA - The Butler Aviators girls Volleyball team will hold their summer camp June 27-29, 2016 from 6-9 p.m. p.m. Two levels of camps are being off...

June 6th, 2016 updated: June 6th, 2016. |  


Butler Aviator summer sports camps

Butler Aviator summer sports camps

VANDALIA — The following is a list of Butler High School sports camps that have been submitted to the Vandalia Drummer News. If you would like y...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Whisman sixth in Regional finals

Whisman sixth in Regional finals

DAYTON - Butler senior Austin Whisman had not one, but two races to run on Friday.After qualifying for Regional finals in the 400 meter dash on Wednes...

May 31st, 2016 |  


LIFE


8:20 am |    
Rose Music concerts
Rose Music concerts

Rose Music concerts

Barenaked Ladies in concert June 8Barenaked Ladies are once again taking their boisterous live shows to audiences nationwide this summer announcing La...

February 11th, 2016 |  


Sister Cities Oktoberfest provides scholarships, youth exchanges

Sister Cities Oktoberfest provides scholarships, youth exchanges

VANDALIA — Sister Cities of Vandalia just hosted its 39th annual Oktoberfest at the Vandalia Sports Complex on September 11, 12, and 13. Since i...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Focus Vandalia – September 2015

Focus Vandalia – September 2015

VANDALIA — The latest issue of Focus Vandalia has been released by the City of Vandalia. In this episode, we get a look at the new Red Robin rest...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  


Guess What’s New in Reading?

Guess What’s New in Reading?

ENGLEWOOD — I recently returned from a trip to Norway to see two foreign exchange students who lived with us in the past. Norway is a beautiful ...

September 2nd, 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 |  


OPINION


10:58 am
Updated: 11:02 am. |    
My view: While popular, council wrong on Dunkin Donuts
Butler Township residents left with few, if any options thanks to rejection of Limited Home Rule

Butler Township residents left with few, if any options thanks to rejection of Limited Home Rule

While Butler Township residents are outraged about the Trustees’ decision to contract with the Sheriff’s Office for police services, it appears th...

May 11th, 2016 updated: May 11th, 2016. |  


Combating infant mortality

Combating infant mortality

As Ohioans, we are blessed to live in such a great state that is often the leader in the nation for many admirable initiatives and accomplishments. Ho...

May 11th, 2016 |  


Butler Township move ill-advised and deceitful

Butler Township move ill-advised and deceitful

It is hard not to be a cynic in this job, and Monday’s Butler Township meeting was a prime example why.When I see what happens in Columbus and W...

May 9th, 2016 updated: May 10th, 2016. |  


Less state testing but still a requirement

Less state testing but still a requirement

State Testing season is upon us. Although testing has always been in schools, the evolution of the current “high stakes” version is relati...

April 20th, 2016 |  


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...

April 13th, 2016 |  


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