Staff ReportsFor the second time this year, a man who suffers from signs of a dementia-like illness, wandered around his Concord Township neighborhood carrying a fire arm.On Feb. 11, Miami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Blackoak Drive, Troy, on a report of a man carrying a rifle and trying to gain entry into the reporting party’s home. The reporting party said the man appeared to be disoriented.
Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY - The state of Ohio’s Health Department released information last week stating the abuse of prescription painkillers and using heroin are down, according to the state Health Department’s most recent youth risk survey.Yet, three female Troy Junior High School students who were under the influence of an unidentified drug during school on Feb. 26 are facing drug charges in juvenile court.Ac...
By Scott D. TrostelNo single event more positively impacted the early growth of Troy than did the coming of the railroad.The Dayton and Michigan Railroad, chartered in 1851, was largely funded by residents in Troy and southern Miami County. The line was projected, between Dayton and Troy, with a long-range target of Toledo. Unlike today’s railroad, the technology of 1852 was rather crude in comparison. The rails were wooden stringers, with iron strips nailed on top...
Larry and Faye Covert of Perrysburg announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jana Louise Covert of Columbus, to Kyle James Kleman of Davenport, Iowa, son of Kevin and Carol Kleman of Ludlow Falls.The bride-elect is a graduate of Perrysburg High School, received her teaching degree from Bowling Green State University and her master’s degree in counseling from the University of Dayton.She is a first-grade teacher at Olentangy Elementary....
By Colin Fostercolinfoster@civitasmedia.comTROY — Chris Wolf has a knack for paying great attention to detail, a characteristic that has served him well in the business world.Wolf, owner of Details Automotive Detailing, 304 S. Dorset Road, launched a new T-shirt design business just across the street from his car detailing business in July of 2012.Since INK’D Tees Garment Printing, 306 S. Dorset Road, has been open, the company has provi...
By Melody VallieuCity EditorTROY — It’s cookie time — and 80,784 of the tiny tasty treats were dropped off in Miami County on Thursday.The 6,732 cases of Girl Scout cookies were picked up at the Miami County Fairgrounds by troop leaders and volunteers that make up the 75 troops in and around Miami County. The cookies will be delivered over the next several weeks by the Girl Scouts to those who have pre-ordered the boxes.
By Melody VallieuCity EditorVisitors to this year’s Newton production will have never seen such nonsense in their lives.The students will take the stage this weekend for “North Woods Nonsense,” a farce that features two sisters who inherit the run-down, Lost Loon Lodge deep in the northern woods of Maine.The show will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the cafetorium.
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