NEWS


4:02 pm |    
Troy teen still missing

TFD to add new officer position

TROY — Troy City Council’s Personnel Committee OK’d to move forward with legislation establishing a new paramedic lieutenant positio...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Tipp schools OK new hires

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Board of Education welcomed several new hires to the district at their meeting Monday night, including a new high scho...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Community service award recipients named

TROY — The Troy Area Chamber of Commerce announces that Steve and Jan Hamman are the recipients of the 2016 Individual Community Service Award. ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Newton grad dies in crash

Newton grad dies in crash

By Melody [email protected], Texas — A 2008 Newton Local Schools graduate died in a head-on collision in Texas early ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Piqua woman gets probation for drug trafficking

MIAMI COUNTY — A Piqua woman was sentenced to serve two years of community control on Monday for trafficking heroin in Miami County Common Pleas...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Newton grad dies in crash

Newton grad dies in crash

By Melody [email protected], Texas — A 2008 Newton Local Schools graduate died in a head-on collision in Texas early ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


5:58 pm |    
Piatt takes over at Milton
12:32 am |    
The boys who battled a King
Weber wins City title

Weber wins City title

By Josh [email protected] — When Brad Via doesn’t win the City Golf Championship, it’s usually because he didn’...

June 19th, 2016 |  


Via, Poettinger lead City

Via, Poettinger lead City

By Josh [email protected] — Brad Via may have been back at the top of the Championship flight.But even he couldn’t keep up ...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Ferraro takes reins at TC

Ferraro takes reins at TC

By Josh [email protected] — Tony Ferraro knows a good opportunity when he sees one.“I was in a terrific situation coaching ...

June 17th, 2016 |  


May photo winners

May photo winners

Provided photoKaren Shuster’s “Sunset Silo,” taken at Honey Creek Preserve, won in the Non-professional division of the Miami County...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Bombers reach new heights

Bombers reach new heights

By Josh [email protected] COUNTY — As disappointing as the season’s end was, the Miami County Bombers high school rugby te...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Cresting the hill …

Cresting the hill …

Summer begins tomorrow.What? You thought it was summer already? Nope. You just got fooled by the balmy weather. While it may have looked like summer a...

June 16th, 2016 |  


LIFE


8:09 pm |    
Couple to wed in August
6:37 am |    
Community Calendar
10:33 am |    
Berks celebrating 50 years
Bowmans celebrate 50th anniversary

Bowmans celebrate 50th anniversary

PIQUA — Ron and Susan Bowman of Piqua celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 18, 2016.They were married June 18, 1966, in Troy.The ha...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Marinating salmon in juice can make delicious difference

I try to get fish on my family’s table two or three times a week. The research describing the incredible heart and brain benefits to eating fish...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Plant a patriotic centerpiece for the Fourth of July

Plant a patriotic centerpiece for the Fourth of July

By Melinda MyersBy Melinda MyersAdd a little red, white and blue to your 4th of July celebration with freshly planted or painted containers.The good n...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Pyers, Schmiedebusch to wed

Pyers, Schmiedebusch to wed

The engagement of Reed Arlon Pyers and Courtney Marie Schmiedebusch is announced by her parents, Jon and Brenda Schmiedebusch of Troy.Reed is the son ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Lightners celebrating golden anniversary

Lightners celebrating golden anniversary

TROY — George and Janet (Rarick) Lightner of Troy are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.They met while serving volunteer time at Brethr...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Berks celebrating 50 years

Berks celebrating 50 years

TIPP CITY — John and Kay (Oetzel) Berk of Tipp City, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.Family and friends are invited to an open ho...

June 25th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Washington tells us our electric bills will rise

By Terry JarrettContributing columnistBy Terry JarrettYou have to admire the Obama Administration’s optimism. Even though the Supreme Court issu...

June 26th, 2016 |  


June marks Scleroderma Awareness Month

June marks Scleroderma Awareness Month

Demeshia Trice is a survivor. Over the course of 15 years, she’s undergone four partial finger amputations. She has ulcers covering her whole bo...

June 26th, 2016 |  


The cost of change

The cost of change

There is a price associated with any change that’s made in our lives, whether positive or negative. I tend to lovingly refer to this concept as ...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Both Disneys are great choices for vacation

To the Editor,If people were trying to decide between Disney World or Disneyland for their summer vacation then they should see why both would be grea...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Meet DixieBorn July 19, 2011, Dixie is a solid dark gray, spayed female, domestic short-haired cat with beautiful golden colored eyes. She is a loving...

June 26th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


10:29 am |    
Close call

Vivino, Marsh launch retail pilot program

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. ‚ Vivino, the world’s largest wine community, with more than 17 million users, today announced the launch of its fir...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Texting, online chats get a ‘like’ at more small businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — Clients can text their lawyers to double-check hearing times. Potential customers may message a dog breeder to find out the due ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


What to know about escrow, earnest money

What to know about escrow, earnest money

When you buy a home, or just make an offer, you will encounter the term “earnest money.” Like making a friendly bet and asking a third par...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Menke joins A.T. Still Research Institute

Menke joins A.T. Still Research Institute

MESA, Ariz. — The A.T. Still Research Institute has welcomed J. Michael Menke, DC, PhD, as its new associate director, based on the Arizona camp...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Take a guide on your hunt

Take a guide on your hunt

There are two apparently attractive options for buyers scoping out a good deal. One type is the “short sale,” where sellers have made an a...

June 11th, 2016 |  


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