NEWS


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Magic act
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Registered sex offender incarcerated
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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


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Community Calendar
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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


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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 |  


Our Presidential Heroes, or zeros, of the Heartland

It’s the best holiday of the year! It’s President’s Day folks!The third Monday of February is always set aside to honor President Ge...

February 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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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