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Community Calendar
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Butler honors fallen heroes
Vandalia Police Reports April 3-13

Vandalia Police Reports April 3-13

VANDALIA - The following police reports were received from the Vandalia Division of Police. All subjects are innocent until found guilty in court of l...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Self defense for women

Self defense for women

HUBER HEIGHTS — This summer, the Dayton Metro Library offers self-defense sessions designed especially for women, taught by a woman. Teen, adult...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Faerie Birds of Aullwood on exhibit through May

Faerie Birds of Aullwood on exhibit through May

BUTLER TWP. - Come enjoy the Faerie Birds of Aullwood, a series of six beautifully crafted faerie houses installed along the Birds, Flight, and Wright...

May 18th, 2016 |  


St. Christopher students Jump Rope for Heart

St. Christopher students Jump Rope for Heart

VANDALIA - During the week of April 25 to April 29, St. Christopher grade 2-5 Physical Education classes participated in Jump Rope for the Heart. This...

May 17th, 2016 |  


City to lease water tower space to MARCS system

VANDALIA - In addition to denying the proposed Dunkin Donuts (see story this page) the Vandalia City Council passed multiple items during a busy meeti...

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


City Council says no to Dunkin Donuts

City Council says no to Dunkin Donuts

VANDALIA — The Vandalia City Council voted unanimously to block a proposed Dunkin Donuts on Monday night. The project, which would have been bui...

May 16th, 2016 updated: May 16th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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Franklin provides leadership
Jackson looks to shock doubters

Jackson looks to shock doubters

VANDALIA - She started playing tennis as soon as she could hold a racquet. Now Morgan Jackson is the top singles player on the Butler High School boys...

May 25th, 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...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Aviators advance to Regional

Aviators advance to Regional

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Butler girls’ track team PLACED fourth at the District meet.On Wednesday, the girls’ 3200m relay team (Schoenher...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Lady Aviators hold post-season banquet

Lady Aviators hold post-season banquet

VANDALIA — The Butler Lady Aviator softball team held their their banquet last week. Team award winners were:Offensive player of the year –...

May 24th, 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...

May 20th, 2016 updated: May 20th, 2016. |  


Registration open for Blake LaForce Memorial Golf Scramble

Registration open for Blake LaForce Memorial Golf Scramble

SPRINGFIELD — The 7th Annual Blake Laforce #41 Memorial Golf Scramble and Auction will be held on Saturday, June 18 at Windy Knoll Golf Club. Al...

May 19th, 2016 |  


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


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Combating infant mortality
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Butler Township move ill-advised and deceitful
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 |  


Protecting Ohioans’ paychecks

Protecting Ohioans’ paychecks

American workers know they’re working more than ever before, for less pay. They don’t think they can get by — much less get ahead &#...

April 6th, 2016 |  


There’s too much secrecy in government

There’s too much secrecy in government

We have a secrecy problem. This may seem odd to say during an era in which the most intimate details of individuals’ lives are on display. Yet g...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Originating from a one week celebration in 1978, Women’s History Month has been celebrated since 1987 as a time to recognize women’s signi...

March 24th, 2016 |  


Easter: The resurrection of the King

Easter: The resurrection of the King

Spring is here. Most of us are probably excited about that. While I’ve enjoyed a break from mowing the lawn, I’m looking forward to warmer...

March 24th, 2016 |  


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