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By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerTROY — In a few short weeks, Chris Davis will pack up his guitar, sling the case over his shoulder and walk out the doors of Troy High School for the final time.After 30 years, the sweet cacophony of folk music and student laughter that emanated from the classroom located next to the school cafeteria no longer will fill the hallways.The hallways won’t be the only thing empty, however … so, too, will the hearts of the thousands of students who have delighted in the unorthodox teaching style of one of Troy High School’s most beloved teachers for the past three decades.

 

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Joyell NevinsRecord Herald EditorTIPP CITY -What happens when you return to the scene of a crime - sometimes you get caught. Two men were arrested in Tipp City on Sunday evening for breaking and entering when they came back to the neighborhood.At about 8:47 p.m. on Sunday, April 20, two men were seen in a Chevy S10 in the driveway of 113 Miles Ave., a residence under renovation, loading up items in their truck. A neighbor called the owner, who checked his home...

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Operator of defunct animal rescue ranch takes case to trial

By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comTROY — A Tipp City woman who had more than 100 animals seized from her Tipp City animal rescue last year by humane society officials started her jury trial for animal cruelty in municipal court on Monday and additional testimony was also given Tuesday.Shula Woodworth, 46, operated the now defunct Serenity Animal Rescue, 5275 State Route 201, and was charged with five counts of cruelty to animals after officials w...

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Covington High School Prom Court

The 2014 Covington High School prom court features, sitting, left to right: Briana Grilliot, Shianne Fortner, Amanda Brown, Jackie Siefring, Stephani Shane and Amber Edwards. Standing, left to right, are: A.J. Ouellette, Dalton Bordelon, Tyler Henry, Andre Benedict, Lane White and Seth Clark.

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The skinny on holiday dieting

I love Easter. I love Thanksgiving and Christmas, too. It’s just the weeks after the holidays that are a problem.There is one thing that all these events have in common. Food. Lots of food. Since I try to be as polite as possible, I would never dream of offending anyone by not eating all the great food people spend so much time making for hol...

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The skinny on holiday dieting

I love Easter. I love Thanksgiving and Christmas, too. It’s just the weeks after the holidays that are a problem.There is one thing that all these events have in common. Food. Lots of food. Since I try to be as polite as possible, I would never dream of offending anyone by not eating all the great food people spend so much time making for hol...

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Troy, Tipp prep for County Meet at Butler

Staff ReportsVANDALIA — Troy and Tippecanoe both had one final tuneup for Tuesday’s Miami County track and field meet, competing at the Butler Invitational Saturday.Troy’s boys took fourth (60 points), while Tippecanoe’s boys were 13th (16 points). Both girls teams held out some of their biggest guns, with the Trojans taking fifth (43.5 points) and the Red Devils 12th (23 points).Troy’s boys earned a massive amount of their points...

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Indians rally past ‘Dogs

By Josh BrownSports EditorPLEASANT HILL — After Milton-Union plated six first-inning runs — including four with two outs — it looked like just the beginning of a long, long day for Newton.Tyler Filbrun changed all of that.Pitching for only the second time all season, Filbrun threw 6 1-3 innings of brilliant relief, shutting the Bulldogs out the rest of the way and giving his Indians a chance to claw their way back into the game. An...

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Pro wrestling has a rich tradition at Troy’s Hobart Arena

By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerTROY — Hobart Arena may be most famous for hosting Elvis Presley in 1956, but frequently lost in the nostalgia surrounding Presley’s visit is the fact that, over the years, Hobart Arena also has played host to numerous world champions and even an Olympic gold medalist.There was a time when Hobart Arena was a hot bed for hosting professional wrestling events, particularly during the 1980s.In the...

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Overfield Museum opens for season

By CECILIA FOXFor the Troy Daily NewsIn 1814, a little log tavern on the corner of Water and Mulberry streets would have been the most important fixture in any Troy resident’s social life. Now, in celebration of Troy’s bicentennial, visitors to the Overfield Tavern Museum can find themselves transported 200 back in time.In an effort to raise awareness of the oldest surviving, and once the most important, building in Troy, the Overfield Tavern Museu...

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Real estate transactions

TROYQuincy Butcher, Stanley Butcher, guardian to Richard Pierce, one lot, $21,000.Charles Cooke Jr., attorney in fact, Ruth Cooke Klase to Tina Rohrer, Deeno Taylor, one lot, $70,000.Jeanette Dieringer, Delane Sloan, attorney in fact to Brian Moser, one lot, $70,000.Sheriff of Miami County Charles Cox Jr., Richard Helscher, Nationstar Mortgage LLC to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., a part lot, $0.Doris Long to Debra Long, Doris Long, on...

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Trustees OK purchase of fire truck

For the Troy Daily NewsA motion to purchase a 3,000 gallon pumper/tanker truck for use by the Tipp City Fire Department in the unincorporated area of Monroe Township was passed by the Monroe Township Trustees at their April 7 meeting.The board also authorized Tipp City Fire Chief Steve Kessler to determine the equipment specifications needed with final approval of the specifications agreed upo...

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TCW announces new director

TROY — is pleased to announce Barbara Martin has joined Troy Community Works! as its new executive director.Martin has been a volunteer for TCW for the past year and a board member before stepping into this new role. TCW has been without an executive director for the past 18 months, as the organization has focused on completion of newly remodeled East Gate Building.Martin is a longtime resident of Troy and is known for her involvement in many community activities. ...

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Quality pitching leads Devils, Indians to wins

Staff ReportsTIPP CITY — Tippecanoe’s Aaron Hughes isn’t pitching like a freshman.Stebbins can attest to that.Hughes was perfect through 4 2-3 innings Friday against the Indians, while the Red Devils piled up seven runs over the first three innings to put away a 7-2 victory in a makeup game in Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail Division play.Hughes went 6 1-3 innings and struck out three and improved to 2-0 on the season as th...

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Making the most of it

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — Dalton Cascaden didn’t expect to be in the situation he found himself in.He probably shouldn’t have been to start with — but he definitely made the most of it.After Troy squandered a 7-1 lead it had built in just two innings, giving up six runs in the final two innings to allow West Carrollton to tie the score, Cascaden found himself up with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the se...

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Clodfelter named new Bethel football coach

By Josh BrownSports EditorBRANDT — Scott Clodfelter likes having the chance to build things from the ground up.And after 10 years at Beavercreek, he’s coming home.Clodfelter — who took over a Beaver football program that was 3-37 in the four seasons before he arrived and turned it into a winning program — accepted the vacant head varsity football coach position at Bethel High School … where he graduated from in 1988.

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Trail mix

Melanie YingstStaff WriterTROY — The asphalt paths of the Great Miami River Trail are smooth, yet some cyclists still yearn to get off the beaten path and ride the dirt trails.And one group of bicycling enthusiasts in Troy are starting to put together a plan for a rugged terrain trail, which would mirror the Montgomery County bike trail’s MoMBA dirt trail.The Troy Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Troy Parks Department to begin ...

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Religion Briefs

St. John’s starts Easter with breakfastTROY — The public is invited to come to St. John’s United Church of Christ, 130 S. Walnut St. in Troy, for Easter Sunday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus....

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