Erick Starkey/News Danville’s Ally Bower (33) puts up a shot against the defense of Granville Christian’s Darynne Zellar in the second half of a 62-23 Blue Devil win.

Blue Devils steamroll over Tigers

The Danville girls basketball team used stifling defense Wednesday that turned into quick offense, as the Blue Devils poured in 44 points in the first half and never looked back, winning the first round of the sectional tournament over Granville Christian, 62-23.

comments | Sports | February 21, 2019, 10:46 am |



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Energy costs down at Danville schools

Superintendent Jason Snively reported at Monday’s school board meeting that energy consumption at Danville Schools is down, thanks to the LED lights recently installed in the high school, elementary and middle school and administration buildings.

comments | News | February 20, 2019, 10:00 pm |



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Farms seek permanent easements

wo farming families are in the running for a highly competitive state program that would turn large sections of their farms into permanent farming easements — with deed restrictions that they would remain farmland even if sold in the future.

comments | News | February 20, 2019, 12:06 pm |