NEWS


11:56 am
Updated: 1:24 pm. |    
Union to oppose Dayton annexation in Butler Township
4:08 pm
Updated: 1:07 pm. |    
40th Vandalia Oktoberfest set for September 9-10
Rain doesn’t dampen first day of school

Rain doesn’t dampen first day of school

VANDALIA — While students, and even some parents, have mixed feelings about starting a new school year, that isn’t the case for Vandalia-B...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Vandalia imposes moratorium on medical marijuana

Vandalia imposes moratorium on medical marijuana

VANDALIA — Ohio’s new medical marijuana law goes into effect September 8, but no one in Vandalia should be rushing to get approval to sell or grow...

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


Multimedia marketing workshop for local businesses Aug. 23

Multimedia marketing workshop for local businesses Aug. 23

VANDALIA — The Vandalia Drummer News, in cooperation with Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce, will sponsor a multimedia marketing workshop for ...

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


Butler Twp. Police seek suspects in Liquor and Wine Warehouse break-in

Butler Twp. Police seek suspects in Liquor and Wine Warehouse break-in

By Darrell Wacker dwacker@civitasmedia.com BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Butler Township Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects ...

August 15th, 2016 updated: August 15th, 2016. |  


DP & L resumes appliance recycling program

DP & L resumes appliance recycling program

DAYTON — The Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), is offering rebates to customers for re...

August 14th, 2016 |  


Limited Home Rule discussion panel slated

Limited Home Rule discussion panel slated

BUTLER TWP. — Butler Township voters will once again be given the opportunity to form a Limited Home Rule form of government in November. This i...

August 14th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


9:06 am
Updated: 9:14 am. |    
Crawford, Greaser lead Aviators
Aviators open season at Bob Schul Invitational

Aviators open season at Bob Schul Invitational

WEST MILTON — The Butler Cross Country teams opened the 2016 season on Saturday at the Bob Schul Invitational in West Milton.The Butler boys pla...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Despite turnovers, Butler battles Perry to the end

Despite turnovers, Butler battles Perry to the end

PERRY TWP. - Perry intercepted four passes and drew up just enough offense to start the new year on a positive note Friday night at Perry Stadium. The...

August 27th, 2016 |  


2016 Aviator football preview: New coaches, talented athletes face new challenges

2016 Aviator football preview: New coaches, talented athletes face new challenges

VANDALIA — With each new football season hope springs eternal. Every team is undefeated, dreams of perfection, a playoff run, and, ultimately, a...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Lady Aviators fall in opener

Lady Aviators fall in opener

DAYTON — The Butler Lady Aviators traveled to Chaminade Julienne on Saturday to christen the Eagles’ Roger Glass Stadium but the Lady Eagl...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Aviators blank CJ in opener

Aviators blank CJ in opener

DAYTON — The Butler Aviator soccer team traveled to Chaminade-Julienne for their season opener and spoiled the Eagles’ home opener with a ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Rec Talk

VANDALIA — The following activities are happening at the Vandalia Recreation Center:Soggy Doggy DipIt’s Doggy Time at Cassel Hills Pool! T...

August 20th, 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


6:55 am |    
We count on the mail

Who to contact in local and state government

VANDALIA-BUTLER - Below is a list of city, county, and state elected officials serving Vandalia and Butler Township:City of Vandalia333 James Bohanan ...

August 13th, 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...

August 11th, 2016 |  


Who to contact in local and state government

VANDALIA-BUTLER - Below is a list of city, county, and state elected officials serving Vandalia and Butler Township:City of Vandalia333 James Bohanan ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Vandalia police thank community for support

Vandalia police thank community for support

The Vandalia Division of Police wishes to express our sincere appreciation to the community for your support and generosity during the past week. Many...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Township Trustees have earned intense scrutiny going forward

Township Trustees have earned intense scrutiny going forward

There was a different feel at Monday’s Butler Township Trustees meeting. The tension that has been palpable the past several months had dissipat...

June 28th, 2016 updated: June 28th, 2016. |  


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