tdn-net.com
130
Featured Story
 

(No heading)

2 days 5 hours ago | | | Email

By Cecilia FoxRecord Herald Writerceciliaafox@gmail.comBETHEL TOWNSHIP - It was a night of big discussions for Bethel schools Monday, including the upcoming levy, facilities planning, the purchase of new textbooks, and updating the district’s website.On May 6, residents will decide on funding for a new addition to and renovation of the district’s school buildings. If the 7.94 mill levy passes, it will generate $22 million dollars for much needed renovations and added classroom spaces.

 

League showdowns: area teams get big Ws

Staff ReportsSIDNEY — After a disappointing loss on Monday at home, the Troy Trojans came up big when they needed to Wednesday at Sidney.Alex Magoteaux scored the eventual winning run on an error in the top of the sixth inning, and Zach Kendall pitched a complete game, working his way out of tough spots in both the sixth and seventh innings to preserve a 3-2 victory at Sidney in Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division play to salvage a split of the series....

1 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Overcoming adversity

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY —A baserunning miscue that kept a three-run top-of-the sixth inning from being even bigger.A two-run homer that put them down by one after six innings.A questionable infield fly call in the top of the seventh that would have loaded the bases with no outs had it not happened.

1 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

The past is past

CINCINNATI (AP) — That playoff loss in Pittsburgh last year? Johnny Cueto never thought about it much. So getting a chance to shut out the Pirates in a rematch wasn’t any more special. Not to him, anyway.Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the NL wild card game, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning series this season....

1 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Phyllis Mae Layman

CROTON, Ohio — Phyllis Mae Layman, age 85, of Croton, OH, longtime resident of Bradford, OH died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at her daughter’s home in Croton.

1 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

The Amish Cook

By Lovina Eicher

1 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades. Jackson traveled to baseball’s 1992 winter meetings to criticize its lack of minorities in management, and he pushed for change.

2 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Doubters gonna doubt

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets don’t mind all the doubters. In fact, they almost welcome them.“People were waiting for us to falter, kind of waiting to say, ‘I told you so,’” coach Todd Richards said of his team’s season. “And this team never did.”Saddled with years of losing, bad trades and awful draft picks, the Blue Jackets also get it that almost no one thinks they have a shot against th...

2 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Former TDN photographer wins Pulitzer

By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerNAIROBI, Kenya — In a career filled with close calls, death-defying escapes, kidnappings and the constant threat of danger, Sept. 21, 2013, was supposed to be a quiet, relaxing day for Tyler Hicks.It didn’t turn out that way.

2 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Pirates beat Reds in suspended game

Editor’s note: Tuesday night’s originally-scheduled game was not complete at time of press.CINCINNATI (AP) — Andrew McCutchen doubled and came around on Russell Martin’s single in the seventh inning on Tuesday, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates an 8-7 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the completion of a game that spanned two days and 10 home runs. The NL Central rivals put on a record-setting show Monday night before the game was susp...

2 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Night and day

Staff ReportsTROY — It was like night and day for the Troy baseball and softball teams on Monday.Hosting Sidney in a Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division matchup, the Trojan softball team had a solid day hitting all-around and got a couple of clutch defensive plays — including stopping the potential go-ahead run at the plate in the top of the sixth — and held on for a 7-6 victory at Market Street Diamond.The baseball team, on the ot...

2 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Snow in April cancels Tuesday’s games

Staff ReportsMIAMI COUNTY — As if there needed to be more reason to be depressed on “Tax Day.”Tuesday’s high school athletics in Miami County were all canceled after Monday night’s rains — which turned into snow that actually accumulated overnight in the middle of April. Mixed with the chilly temperatures on Tuesday, there was simply no way games could be played.Troy baseball and softball’s games at Sidney were postpon...

2 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Ex-coach carried on ‘perverted’ sexual relationship with underage player for years

By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comTROY — A former soccer coach will spend the next two years in prison for sexually battering a former female teen-aged player on his team, a common pleas court judge ruled on Monday.Jeffrey S. Walden, 46, of Knoxville, Tenn., was convicted of two counts of sexual battery, third-degree felonies, after a March 3 plea bargain where he pleaded no contest and was found guilty of the charges. The plea agreement also sti...

2 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Arbor Day events planned in TC

TIPP CITY — Tipp City Tree Board is planning a whole week of events this week in celebration of Arbor Day on April 25.Last week, Mayor Pat Hale made an Arbor Day presentation at the April 14 council meeting.This week, in the government center lobby there will be videos running through the day and pamphlets available on display table. Coloring sheets for children will be available.There will be a display of Tree City USA plaques and flag displayed, along ...

2 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Bubba’s growing collection

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson’s second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago. The only daring shot Watson hit was one he really didn’t need. The wild swing in momentum came on the front nine, not the back nine of Augusta National. And the sweetest difference of all Sunday was seeing his 2-year-old son walk toward him on the edge of the 18th green after his three-shot victory over Jordan Spieth.Watson turned in anot...

4 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Clergy calls for churches to vote

For the Troy Daily NewsCLEVELAND - A coalition of ministers, rabbis and priests across the Buckeye state have gone public in their criticism of recent laws and decisions altering voting procedures in elections and are calling on the religious community to take up the cause of voting rights. The Ohio Faith Leaders’ Moral Declaration on Voting Rights, which recognizes voting as a “civic sacrament, concludes that the actions of the Ohio State legislature, Governor John Kas...

4 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

City of Troy unveils new site

Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comTROY — The City of Troy unveiled a new, sleek version of its website with many user-friendly options for the citizens of Troy last week.The website’s address remains the same at www.troyohio.gov.According to city of Troy’s director of public service and safety Patrick Titterington, the city is paying $12,634 per year for three years in development costs for the website for the $38,000 contract ...

4 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

No cellphone, no problem at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — No cellphones. No video screens. No electronic scoreboards. Outside the ropes that line the fairways and tees, the Masters is a throwback to a different golf era.And few people seem to mind.Unlike the other three majors, or any other tournament for that matter, the Masters forces patrons to leave technology behind for hours upon hours every day. They can’t take advantage of high-tech phone applications. They don’t get...

4 days 4 hours ago | | | Email

Weather

Sponsored By:

Local Gas Prices

Lowest Gas Prices in Troy
Troy Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com

Featured Business