NEWS


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Magic act
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Updated: 8:06 pm. |    
Police conduct search warrant at Cameo Circle
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Updated: 12:56 pm. |    
Registered sex offender incarcerated
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3 charged in robbery case
Registered sex offender incarcerated

Registered sex offender incarcerated

MIAMI COUNTY — A local sex offender is back in jail this week.Michael R. Finley, 28, of Piqua, was charged and arraigned for third-degree felony...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Edison students meet war hero’s wife

Edison students meet war hero’s wife

Provided photoCindy LaPointe Dafler, second from right, shared the story of her husband, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and conscientious obje...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Heart related deaths No. 1 in county in 2016

Staff ReportsTROY — February is National Heart Health month and Miami County Public Health wants everyone to be heart smart and know how to mana...

February 24th, 2017 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


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Trojans can’t pull upset
Troy Christian’s Peyton Spurlock signs to play football at Urbana University

Troy Christian’s Peyton Spurlock signs to play football at Urbana University

By David [email protected] — Four years ago, Peyton Spurlock faced an uncertain football future.The Troy Christian senior had just ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Community Calendar
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Community Calendar
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Community Calendar

Peele focuses on directing in ‘Get Out’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordan Peele is “kind of done” with performing.“I don’t necessarily love the attention,” Peele ...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Health care’s future: Turning patients into savers, shoppers

By Tom MurphyAP Health WriterThe U.S. government may soon lean on someone new to help lower health care costs: you.The idea is that when your money is...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Today• STEAK FRY: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a T-bone steak dinner with salad, baked potato ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Today• SEAFOOD DINNER: The Pleasant Hill VFW Post 6557, 7578 W. Fenner Road, Ludlow Falls, will offer a three-piece fried fish dinner, 21-piece ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The luxury of naps and crinkle cookies

The luxury of naps and crinkle cookies

“Okay, it’s time for an afternoon nap. Let’s all settle down and be as quiet as possible,” I told my little ones.“Mom, m...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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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


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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