NEWS


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Troy man arraigned on child sex charges
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Pet of the Week

Village, schools discuss development

WEST MILTON — At a joint informational meeting held Tuesday night, West Milton and Union Township residents had a chance to hear from village an...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Meetings focuses on schools’ future

TROY — On Monday, Troy City Schools held its first of three community input meetings regarding the district’s facility plan and discussed ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Tiny house project awarded grant

TIPP CITY — At the Tipp City school board meeting Monday, the Tipp Foundation presented the high school’s Tiny House project with the gran...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Commissioners accept quotes

MIAMI COUNTY — At their meeting Tuesday, the Miami County Commissioners accepted several quotes for projects.The commissioners accepted a quote ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Area briefs

Calling all ‘Company’ alumniPIQUA — We are on the search for current mailing addresses for all former “The Company” PHS ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Scott to speak at PROD event

Scott to speak at PROD event

PIQUA — The 16th annual Doug Smith Memorial Banquet sponsored by Promoting Recognition of Diversity (PROD) will take place at 6 p.m. June 1, at ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Trojans look to surprise doubters

Trojans look to surprise doubters

By David [email protected] — Ty Welker knows there are a lot of people out there who would probably consider this a rebuilding year...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Five baseball questions worth asking

Five baseball questions worth asking

By David [email protected] COUNTY — As the start of baseball season nears, here are five pressing questions facing Miami County te...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Five softball questions

Five softball questions

By Josh [email protected] COUNTY — As the start of softball season nears, here are five pressing questions facing Miami County t...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Beeler takes over Trojan softball

Beeler takes over Trojan softball

By Josh [email protected] Rob [email protected] — Entering his first season as a head varsity high school softball ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Trojans still have worlds to conquer

Trojans still have worlds to conquer

By David [email protected] — According to legend, it was shortly after Alexander the Great, ruler of Macedon, had conquered Egypt a...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Five girls track and field questions

Five girls track and field questions

By David [email protected] COUNTY — As the start of girls high school track and field nears, here are five pressing questions faci...

March 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Covington resident turning 79

Entertainment briefs

CMA fest lineup revealedNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Berry’s influence on rock immeasurable

Rock n’ roll was more than a new kind of music, but a new story to tell, one for kids with transistor radios in their hands and money in their p...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Analyze this

Analyze this

When you’re ready to sell your home, will you gaze into a crystal ball for mysterious guidance to determine the magical price that the buyers wi...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Tips for getting the most flavor — and juice — out of lemons

By Sara MoultonAssociated PressFresh lemon — including the juice and the peel — is one of my all-time favorite ingredients, in part becaus...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Black beans, mango combine in filling salad

By Melissa D’ArabianAssociated PressCanned beans are fantastic convenience food. For a little over a buck, you can stock your pantry with a shel...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Today• PRINCESS BALL: A father/daughter dance (and other male role models) will be offered from 6-9 p.m. at Greene Street United Methodist Churc...

March 18th, 2017 updated: March 18th, 2017. |  


OPINION


Give a hand to good doctors

Give a hand to good doctors

National Doctors Day is March 30, and I am encouraging readers who have doctors whom they respect to take time to send a note to them. Your response m...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The renegade plants of China

The renegade plants of China

My mother loved honeysuckle.We had a bunch of it in our back yard. She loved the way it looked in the spring when it bloomed. She loved the fragrance ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Celebrating farmers on Tuesday

To the Editor:Happy National Agriculture Week!In celebration of National Ag Day, March 21, 2017, the Miami East FFA Chapter would like to thank area f...

March 19th, 2017 |  


A final good-bye and last words

A final good-bye and last words

Most often when people die suddenly, it comes as a terrible shock to those left behind. There is no warning or opportunity to say “good-bye.R...

March 18th, 2017 |  


The folly of step therapy practices

The folly of step therapy practices

By Edward Goldberger, M.D., F.A.C.R.Guest ColumnistI am doctor of medicine. If you are my patient, I know your unique health needs on a very personal ...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Student asks for readers’ help

To the Editor:I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contact...

March 18th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Employers expected to hire
Make the most of your tax refund

Make the most of your tax refund

More than 110 million Americans collected a tax refund – worth an average of just under $3,000 – after filing their 2015 tax returns, acco...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Lured by deals, buyers go for SUVs, pickups

By DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto WriterDETROIT (AP) — Lured by Presidents Day deals, U.S. buyers snapped up pickups and SUVs in February, brightening ...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Why deporting undocumented immigrants could slow US economy

By Paul WisemanAP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump’s hardline stance on illegal immigration leads to large-scal...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Conagra raises over $13,500 for United Way

Conagra raises over $13,500 for United Way

Staff ReportsTROY — Conagra Brands and their employees have been longtime and active supporters of United Way, with donations from Conagra Brand...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Ambit Energy expands service in Ohio

DALLAS — Ambit Energy, the world’s largest direct seller of energy and a leading national retail energy provider, today announced enrollme...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


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