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Tractor crash claims life

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Mike UlleryStaff PhotographerCOVINGTON — A farm tractor crash on Klinger Road, north of Covington, claimed one life and sent two other to Dayton-area hospitals aboard CareFlight on Wednesday afternoon.

 

Rescue operator convicted of animal cruelty

By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comTROY — A municipal court jury returned three guilty verdicts of animal cruelty against a Tipp City woman this week who operated a now defunct animal rescue.Shula Woodworth, 46, was found guilty on three animal cruelty counts, but the jury of six men and three women found her not guilty on two other cruelty charges during their 90-minute deliberations.Woodworth once ran Serenity Horse Rescue, 5275 State...

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Horse rescue operator convicted of three counts of animal cruelty

By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comTROY — A municipal court jury returned three guilty verdicts of animal cruelty against a Tipp City woman this week who operated a now defunct animal rescue.Shula Woodworth, 46, was found guilty on three animal cruelty counts, but the jury of six men and three women found her not guilty on two other cruelty charges during their 90-minute deliberations.Woodworth once ran Serenity Horse Rescue, 5275 State...

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Vikings shut down Blazers

Staff ReportsNEW PARIS — After a defeat at the hands of Bethel last week, reigning Cross County Conference champion Miami East needed a little help as well as to take care of its own business.It got the help when National Trail knocked off Bethel the following day last week, and Wednesday the Vikings made good on their end, shutting down the Blazers for a crucial 7-1 CCC victory on the road.Brandon Kirk threw a three-hit gem on the mound, striking out se...

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Putting on a show

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — With the overall team match suddenly tied 2-2, his third singles opponent leading 5-4 in the second set and all eyes firmly on his court, all the pressure was on Troy’s Matt Schmitt.He didn’t mind. In fact, he gave the crowd a show.Schmitt reeled off seven consecutive points to kick off a run of three straight games to close out a 6-2, 7-5 victory at third singles over Fairmont’s Sully O’...

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Strawberry Festival manager announces resignation

Melanie YingstStaff ReportsTROY — Just prior to the 2014 Troy Strawberry Festival’s move to downtown Troy, the festival’s manager has announced she’s leaving the organization.“I will confirm that I have decided that this will be my last festival as the manager. For the 2014 festival, I am going to continue working part-time to see it through and help to train the next manager the chamber chooses,” Dorsten said. “JC Wal...

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Boehner visits Hartzell Propeller

Bethany J. RoyerStaff Writerbroyer@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — It is all about the economy and jobs, says Speaker of the House John Boehner, of his whirlwind visit to Hartzell Propeller Wednesday morning. While work continued as usual for employees, their special guest toured the facility alongside Joseph Brown, president. The Speaker stating he was spending time with employers in the district to discuss the issues they face, while emphasizing companies such...

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Ford pays homage to five decades of the Pony Car

TROY – Fifty years after debuting one of the world’s most popular cars, Ford is marking the milestone by revealing a Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition. Created to honor five decades of Mustang heritage, only 1,964 examples of the 50 Year Limited Edition will ever be built when it goes on sale this fall.“When Mustang was approved for development more than 50 years ago, I don’t think anyone imagined it would spawn such a dedicated base of fans around the world a...

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Amish Cook

THE AMISH COOKBY LOVINA EICHERIt is turning out to be a nice, sunny day. The temperature is almost 40. We awoke one morning this week with the ground all covered with snow. It stayed cold for a few days with the temperature going down to 22 one night.My husband Joe and the boys planted 30-40 pounds of potatoes on Saturday. Joe tilled all the gardens but I haven’t had a chance to plant anything. I would like to plant peas, radishes, lettuce, and onions. A...

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Ruth Hahn: A legacy of hope

Bethany J. RoyerStaff Writerbroyer@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — The community has lost a legacy as Ruth Hahn, 88, co-founder of the Hahn-Hufford Center of Hope on Garbry Road passed away Saturday while visiting family in Florida. Her story one of hope, hugs, and tenacity that culminated in the development of the Center over 40 years ago with good friend Gloria Hufford. The two having shared an ambition unlike any other as they sought help and answers for not ...

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Trojans sweep Wave, keep pace in North

Staff ReportsGREENVILLE — Troy extended its winning streak to four straight games on Monday with a narrow 2-1 Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division victory over Greenville at Market Street Field. And on Tuesday, the Trojans (8-5, 5-1 GWOC North) routed the Green Wave 8-2, sweeping the series and keeping pace with Butler atop the division.Zach Kendall threw a complete-game five-hitter on Monday, striking out 10 and walking only one. Greg Johnson and Nick Sa...

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Heavyweight battle

By Josh BrownSports EditorTIPP CITY — Even with a four-event champion on the girls side and plenty of individual titles for the boys, Covington could not prevent a Troy sweep Tuesday at the Miami County Track and Field Championships at Tippecanoe Middle School.Troy’s girls won convincingly with 177.5 points, with Miami East in second with 116, Covington in third with 108 and Piqua fourth with 48. And on the boys side, the Trojans bested Covington 1...

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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 Music Mas

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...

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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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