NEWS


4:10 pm |    
Magic act
3:54 pm
Updated: 6:26 pm. |    
Police conduct search warrant at Cameo Circle
12:47 pm
Updated: 12:56 pm. |    
Registered sex offender incarcerated
10:18 am
Updated: 4:36 pm. |    
3 charged in robbery case

Poster contest open to grades 1-6

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness is looking for students in grades 1-6, including specialized instruction classes, to ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Boone, Moody tapped for awards

TROY — Their countless hours of service in the community hasn’t gone unrecognized as last year’s recipients tapped the Troy-Miami Co...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Religion briefs

Zion to host bratwurst supperTIPP CITY — Zion Lutheran Church will host a bratwurst and sauerkraut supper from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25 in ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Diesel and Power Technology students compete

Diesel and Power Technology students compete

ENGLEWOOD — Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Diesel and Power Technology students competed in the FFA District Ag Power Diagnostics...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Jamieson & Yannucci offers grief series

Jamieson & Yannucci offers grief series

PIQUA — Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home announces its spring Understanding Grief Series, “Stepping Stones on your Grief Journey.̶...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Signs of certain spring

Signs of certain spring

Truncated February has all but run it course. Meanwhile, blustery March — that old “in like a lion” month — impatiently awaits...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Covington girls get past Twin Valley South

Covington girls get past Twin Valley South

By Rob [email protected] — This time of year in high school basketball in Ohio it is about surviving and advancing.And whil...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Troy girls bowlers win sectional; TC and Tipp girls basketball advance

By Josh [email protected] — The first step is out of the way.Only two more to go now.The Troy girls bowling team began its stat...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Local wrestlers eye state berths

Local wrestlers eye state berths

By David [email protected] COUNTY — The three-week march to Columbus begins this weekend for county wrestlers.Friday kicks off the...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Vikings advance to sectional final

Vikings advance to sectional final

By Rob [email protected] — The way Miami East girls basketball coach Bruce Vanover sees it, his Vikings won a tournament with...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


6:37 am |    
Community Calendar
6:37 am |    
Community Calendar
Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Today• COFFEE WITH A COP: Coffee with a Cop will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon at Barclay’s, 318 N. Main St., Piqua.• STORY TIME: ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Today• MOVIE MATINEE: Join staff for a matinee movie showing “Trolls” at 1 p.m. at the Oakes-Beitman Memorial Library, 12 N. Main St...

February 20th, 2017 |  


CNN: Trump attacks haven’t hurt network

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of CNN said Thursday that neither the network’s journalism or business have been hurt as a result of Preside...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Zuckerberg’s goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a plat...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Fashion insiders declare ‘I Am an Immigrant’

NEW YORK (AP) — While some fashion designers have always been overtly political, the recently wrapped New York Fashion Week just a month after P...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Today• BREAKFAST: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer made-to-order breakfast from 8-10 a.m.• D...

February 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


3:14 pm
Updated: 4:56 pm. |    

Saying goodbye to an old (car) friend

Your child’s most important teacher: You

Your child’s most important teacher: You

I have written dozens of articles in which I have criticized politicians for hijacking public education and for the harm they have done to children th...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The real story here is …

The real story here is …

A few days ago, I received a telephone call from Rachel Murray, a reporter for WHIO-TV, because she had been asked to get some educators’ reacti...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


My life is one giant lost and found bin

My life is one giant lost and found bin

From my sight to my sanity, I have a bad habit of losing things.All my life, I’ve never been very good at keeping track of things. Every morning...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


‘One and done’ and other issues

‘One and done’ and other issues

What do I know about basketball? Not much.What do I love about basketball? Everything.I am before Title IX, so the high school I attended in Toledo ha...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Event brings smiles to senior center

To the Editor:Feb. 2 was Groundhog Day. Maybe the groundhog saw his shadow, but it was all smiles and sunshine in the Troy Senior Citizens Center. We ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Black history: The power of love

Black history: The power of love

It’s Black History month. Once again, our nation celebrates the amazing contributions of African-American men and women who overcame daunting od...

February 19th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


10:54 am |    
Business briefs

UVFC participating in public-private partnership

TROY — Upper Valley Family Care is one of nearly 2,900 primary care practices nationwide participating in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Tax season is here — with headaches for small businesses

By Joyce M. RosenbergAP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) — With the start of tax season, stress levels are rising at many small businesses.Even owne...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Edison names new board chair, vice chair

Edison names new board chair, vice chair

PIQUA — Thomas P. Milligan of Sidney has been elected to serve as chair of Edison State Community College’s board of trustees. Assuming re...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Fed leaves rates alone; no hint of when it may hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has left its key interest rate unchanged at a time of solid economic gains but also heightened uncertainty...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Retailers, trade groups increase fight against tax proposal

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 100 retailers including Wal-Mart and Target as well as key trade associations are launching a new coalition aimed at f...

February 4th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA