NEWS


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EF1 tornado confirmed in county

EF1 tornado confirmed in county

MIAMI COUNTY — An EF1 tornado has been confirmed to have touched down southeast of Piqua on Wednesday night during a line of strong storms, acco...

May 25th, 2017 |  


College briefs

Hemm awarded scholarshipOXFORD — Miami University first-year student Katherine Hemm was awarded an Energy Leadership Scholarship for careers rel...

May 25th, 2017 |  


ME locked down after bullets found

CASSTOWN — Miami East High School was placed on lockdown after two .22 caliber bullets were found in a hallway of the school Thursday morning.Ac...

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


Stadium fundraisers granted non-profit status

TIPP CITY — The Tipp Pride Association (TPA) announced its official 501(c)(3) designation and has contracted with an engineering firm to begin d...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Plan to dance in the streetsTROY — The Dancing in the Streets event will be offered in downtown Troy from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday, with some new danc...

May 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Tough road to state

Tough road to state

By Josh [email protected] MILTON — Philip Brumbaugh’s state tournament draw appears incredibly tough.But tough is something...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Just ‘weight’ and see

Just ‘weight’ and see

By David [email protected] — Lenea Browder entered her freshman season on the Troy girls track and field team with the weight of ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Moving on

Moving on

By Josh [email protected] — Covington shot putter Lauren Christian was making up for a postseason injury last season.One leg of M...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Regional week heating up

Regional week heating up

By David [email protected] Josh [email protected] COUNTY — While the school year is winding down for most students i...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Scribner, Bachman win at TSF Junior Golf tourney

Staff ReportsTROY — Troy’s Holden Scribner and Piqua’s Kelsey Bachman claimed victories in their respective divisions at the 2017 Tr...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Northwestern names Carter football coach

Northwestern names Carter football coach

By David [email protected] — Shane Carter has never backed down from a challenge — athletic or otherwise — in his life....

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 23rd, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Community calendar
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Community calendar

Cornell’s wife writes: ‘I know that was not you’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell’s widow has penned a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden frontman days after he took his own life.Vi...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Entertainment briefs

CMT Awards performers namedNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The duos of Florida Georgia Line and the Chainsmokers will pair up for a cross-genre performa...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Ariana Grande suspends world tour, cancels some Euro stops

NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande suspended her Dangerous Woman world tour and canceled several European shows Wednesday due to the deadly bombing a...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Community calendar

Community calendar

Today• BOARD MEETING: The May board meeting for the Miami County Educational Service Center will be at 5:15 p.m. at 2000 W. Stanfield Road, Troy...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Agencies ‘united’ on seat belt use

Agencies ‘united’ on seat belt use

PIQUA — A few seconds to put on a seat belt could mean a lifetime for the victim of a traffic crash.It was a message that Miami County Safe Comm...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Remembering two Ohio heroes

Support step therapy reform

To the Editor:Medication is very often the most crucial element of treatment for mental illness.Mental health medications, and particularly antipsycho...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Students get last word on commencement

Students get last word on commencement

“Don’t let complexity stop you,” Bill Gates once told graduating Harvard seniors. “Be activists. Take on the big inequities. I...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Honoring America’s fallen soldiers

Honoring America’s fallen soldiers

What does being an American mean to you? Each of us has our own ideas of what makes up the character of our great nation, but there are certain indivi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Support step therapy reform

To the Editor:Medication is very often the most crucial element of treatment for mental illness.Mental health medications, and particularly antipsycho...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Back to being one of the cool kids — if only for a short time

Back to being one of the cool kids — if only for a short time

Somewhere along the way, I stopped being just “Fong” and became “Mr. Fong.”I became a dad and started telling dad jokes, drivi...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Rep. Davidson’s votes detrimental to area employees

By Jennifer RiegerGuest ColumnistEDITOR’S NOTE: Jennifer Rieger is a spokesperson for the Butler County Democratic Party.Warren Davidson sure lo...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


Hospice earns national recognition

MIAMI COUNTY — For the second consecutive year, Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County has earned national recognition in the Hospice Honors progr...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Restaurants use technology to nudge us into spending more

By Candice ChoiAP Food Industry WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Restaurant chains are making it easier to order food with a few taps of the screen —...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Hoover-Fong recognized for excellence

Hoover-Fong recognized for excellence

BALTIMORE, Md. — Dr. Julie Hoover-Fong, a 1987 Troy High School graduate, recently was honored at the 9th annual Miller-Coulson Academy Excellen...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Business brief

Bank offer’s children’s programTROY — Local MainSource Bank branches will participate in the American Bankers Association (ABA) Nati...

May 13th, 2017 |  


County employers honored for workplace safety records

PIQUA – Miami County employers have been recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) for going at least six months and 50...

May 12th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA