NEWS


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3 charged in robbery case
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Lights! Camera! Strawberries!

Troopers seize 5 pounds of pot

MIAMI COUNTY — A preliminary hearing was held Thursday in Miami County Municipal Court for a Michigan man who allegedly was found with five poun...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Area briefs

Awareness Month open house setTROY — The public is invited to celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month at an open house party on Wed...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


DAR holds scholarship, awards tea

PIQUA — Marie Ewing, of Miami East High School, recently was awarded the Dorothy Walker Beach Memorial Scholarship during an awards tea held by ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Area briefs

Benefit set for March 25WEST MILTON — The VFW Post 8211 Auxiliary is preparing for their 29th annual Special Olympics Benefit, which will take p...

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


College briefs

Kent State announces graduatesKENT, Ohio — Kent State University recently conferred degrees to Fall graduates during commencement exercises on D...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Kalimba event cancelled at Hobart

TROY — Kalimba The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire scheduled for March 11 at Hobart Arena has been cancelled by the show promoter.Full refunds are...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Signs of certain spring

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. |  


Rough start costs Trojans

Rough start costs Trojans

By Josh [email protected] — After a dismal first half, Troy girls basketball coach Aaron Johnson only wanted to know one thin...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Eagles send seniors out with win over Northeastern

By Josh [email protected] — Four straight victories.A runner-up finish in the Metro Buckeye Conference.And a Senior Night victory...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Covington girls get past Miami Valley in tournament action

Covington girls get past Miami Valley in tournament action

By Rob [email protected] — Covington girls basketball coach Jim Meyer knew there was no middle of the road Saturday.After t...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 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


2:37 pm |    
The real story here is …
‘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 |  


Miami East H.S. Choir students performed at OMEA contest

To the Editor:On Saturday, February 11, Miami East High Choir students performed at OMEA District XI Solo and Ensemble Contest. The event was hosted b...

February 17th, 2017 |  


It’s a dog’s — and now cat’s — life

It’s a dog’s — and now cat’s — life

At last! Justice has arrived.I’m not talking about Donald Trump (I’m sure you’ll be glad to hear that) or immigration or Obamacare. ...

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