NEWS


Day of Caring pancake brunch is Feb. 26

Day of Caring pancake brunch is Feb. 26

LOCAL — On Sunday, February 26 two area churches will participate in the 27th Annual Day of Caring Pancake Brunch. These churches will join with...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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 ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Vandalia City Council balks at Governor Kasich’s business tax collection proposal

Vandalia City Council balks at Governor Kasich’s business tax collection proposal

VANDALIA — The Vandalia City Council took a strong and unanimous stand against a proposal by Ohio Governor John Kasich that would require businesses...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Vandalia City Council may ban feeding stray animals

Vandalia City Council may ban feeding stray animals

VANDALIA — The Vandalia City Council is considering passing an ordinance that would prohibit the feeding of feral cats and other wild animals. Co...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Vandalia City Council approves American Legion relocation

Vandalia City Council approves American Legion relocation

VANDALIA — The Vandalia City Council approved a conditional use permit that allows the American Legion Post 668 to move from their current location ...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Rec Talk
Aviators beat Tipp in overtime; win means first winning season since 2011-12

Aviators beat Tipp in overtime; win means first winning season since 2011-12

VANDALIA - The Butler Aviators came into the 2016-17 basketball season having lost 22 straight conference games and a 6-40 overall record the past two...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Bardonaro Coach of the Year, Lady Aviators receive District 9 Coaches honors

Bardonaro Coach of the Year, Lady Aviators receive District 9 Coaches honors

VANDALIA — The Butler Lady Aviators received multiple honors from the the coaches of District 9 Ohio Basketball Coaches Association after their ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Aviators beat Tipp in overtime; win means first winning season since 2011-12

Aviators beat Tipp in overtime; win means first winning season since 2011-12

VANDALIA - The Butler Aviators came into the 2016-17 basketball season having lost 22 straight conference games and a 6-40 overall record the past two...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Rec Talk

Rec Talk

VANDALIA — The following activites are scheduled at the Vandalia Recreation Center:Baseball ClinicsJoin Butler High School Baseball staff and pl...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Butler boys, girls win sectional championships – head to district on Saturday

Butler boys, girls win sectional championships – head to district on Saturday

TROTWOOD — The Butler boys and girls swimming teams easily won the Division I Trotwood Sectional championships this past weekend. The boys racke...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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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


Don’t get caught in the red this February

Don’t get caught in the red this February

Many events are celebrated throughout the month of February. For example, President’s Day and Valentine’s Day fall in February. It’s...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Even legal immigrants fear ICE raids

Even legal immigrants fear ICE raids

Over third week of February, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), part of the Department of Homeland Security, arrested hundreds in operations a...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Writer says Senator Brown bends truth

A couple of weeks ago, on these pages, I shared with readers that despite his encouragement for voter interaction, Sen. Sherrod Brown is less than pro...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Writer thanks city employees

In response to your article in the January 26 issue of the Vandalia Drummer, I want to express my appreciation to the City of Vandalia workers. Recent...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Learning from George Washington Carver

Learning from George Washington Carver

One of the most foundational beliefs that a person should have is that God is the Creator and Sustainer of all things. He is the Creator and Sustainer...

February 15th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA