NEWS ONLINE - MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014 - 3 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS
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Ohio Parks and Recreation Association (OPRA) has announced its 2014
Annual Awards of Excellence winners and a local agency has been
recognized. The Darke County Park District won a 2nd place award
in the Historical and Cultural Arts Programming category for the
BALSBAUGH A BEAST IN THE PAINT
Greenville wins big GWOC North battle over Butler
By George Starks
GREENVILLE- Greenville coach Mike Bayshore got something many coaches
would love to have. A team that could string together four straight
quarters of basketball. That is exactly what the Wave coach got Friday
against the Butler Aviators in a crucial Greater... Read
More. More Sports.
Storing Santa's Gifts (before his midnight run)?
"Working in the self-storage industry, SpareFoot is always thinking of
things in terms of storage-- the size, the price, the arrangement. This
year we got to thinking, what if Santa needed to store all the toys he
delivers for the entire year? How much space would he need? Where would
it be? How much would that cost? After... Read
More. More Community.
Update on Sony Investigation
Today, the FBI would like to provide an update on the status of our
investigation into the cyber attack targeting Sony Pictures
Entertainment (SPE). In late November, SPE confirmed that it was the
victim of a cyber attack that destroyed systems and stole large
quantities of personal and commercial data... Read
More. More News.
FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE EDGE.....
A “Grown Up Christmas List”, …for a “World in Need”
By Joe Facinoli
Every year about this time, a couple of cracks in the ol’ safety fašade
(which I’ve carefully constructed to keep the world around me
manageable, and at bay, when most needed), allow in some unexpected
moments of honest reflection, …and of true humanity. The cynicism wanes
just a bit, …the aggravation from all the world’s frustrating... Read
More. More Opinion.
THE WHITE HOUSE
President Barack Obama
Yesterday, after more than 50 years, we began to change America's
relationship with the people of Cuba. We are recognizing the struggle
and sacrifice of the Cuban people, both in the U.S. and in Cuba, and
ending an outdated approach that has failed to advance U.S. interests
for decades. In doing so, we will begin to normalize relations between
our two countries. I was... Read
More. More Opinion.
THE EDITOR... ON THE INSIDE - MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014
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out the next Holiday
Editon of CNO. Due to local holiday schedules County News
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