NEWS


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Community Calendar
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Vandalia Police Reports
Morton, Helke receive award

Morton, Helke receive award

VANDALIA — Putting a multi-year, district-wide program aimed at improving behaviors and attitudes in place can be a big challenge. But Morton Mi...

September 19th, 2016 |  


School leaders dismayed by new report cards

School leaders dismayed by new report cards

VANDALIA — Leaders at the Vandalia-Butler City Schools, along with many schools across Ohio, are chafing at the newest version of the school rep...

September 15th, 2016 |  


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 ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


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...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Scarpelli appointed assistant prosecuting attorney

Scarpelli appointed assistant prosecuting attorney

DAYTON — Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney Mat Heck, Jr. announced September 14 that Mr. Michael Scarpelli has been appointed to the positi...

September 14th, 2016 |  


Butler Township formally opposes Union annexation

Butler Township formally opposes Union annexation

BUTLER TWP. — The City of Dayton or the City of Union? Which of those cities will annex over 500 acres of Butler Township near the Dayton Intern...

September 12th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


11:12 am |    
Sports Briefs
1:17 pm
Updated: 1:17 pm. |    
Photos from Northmont vs. Butler Thursday Night Lights

OHSAA releases first playoff rankings of season

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the first weekly football computer ratings of the 2016 season on Tuesday. The week...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Aviator harriers run at Cedarville

Aviator harriers run at Cedarville

CEDARVILLE — The Butler cross country teams ran at the Cedarville Friendship Invitational on Saturday. The boys team placed 12th out of 24 teams...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Aviators grounded by Northmont

Aviators grounded by Northmont

VANDALIA — After not playing for nearly a decade, the anticipation of Thursday night’s showdown between Northmont and Butler was palpable....

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


Greaser, Crawford top Knight Invite

Greaser, Crawford top Knight Invite

DAYTON — Butler’s Austin Greaser finished with a 69 at the Alter Invitational to be named Match Medalist Monday, Sept. 12. Zach Crawford f...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Shirts available to mark Thursday Night Lights game versus Northmont

Shirts available to mark Thursday Night Lights game versus Northmont

VANDALIA — Are you ready for the big game? Here’s a great deal! Buy your pre-sale ticket at Butler High School and for just $2 more get a ...

September 13th, 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


11:25 am |    
Hope across Ohio
Union gobbling up Butler Township reminiscent of Vikings, not neighbors

Union gobbling up Butler Township reminiscent of Vikings, not neighbors

VANDALIA — Butler Township residents are dismayed and more than a little angry about the City of Union’s latest moves to gobble up large c...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Establishing Ohio’s New Medical Marijuana Program

Establishing Ohio’s New Medical Marijuana Program

The legalization of medical marijuana has been a widely anticipated topic that many Ohioans have been anxious to voice their opinions on.Many took tha...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Writer: Muslim Brotherhood a threat from within

Undoubtedly, most Muslims in the U.S. would not agree with the Muslim Brotherhood’s goal in America of eliminating and destroying western civili...

August 18th, 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 ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 13th, 2016 |  


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