Tax refund predators are waiting

By Liz WestonNerdWalletPeople who don’t have much money during the rest of the year can become big targets during tax refund season.For those li...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future

By Anne d’Innocenzio and Hannah WeikelAssociated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Melting business: Warmer US winter hurts small companies

By Joyce M. RosenbergAP Business WriterNEW YORK (AP) — The big snowstorm in the U.S. Midwest and East last week was a respite for some small bus...

March 25th, 2017 |  


The wheels of giving keep rolling

The wheels of giving keep rolling

TROY — Keeping the wheels of kindness spinning, a local cycle shop is giving those in a need a lift.Joyce and Dennis Ferguson, owners of the J &...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Business briefs

Business briefs

Helke has new role TROY — Ohio’s Hospice has announced changing roles and responsibilities for members of the leadership team.Among those ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Fairgrounds to gain restroom facilities

TROY — A new restroom facility is under construction at the Miami County Fairgrounds thanks to a matching grant program offered through the stat...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Hauling hay

Hauling hay

TROY - Farm families are known for rising before the rooster crows in order to begin the day’s many chores.Just north of Troy, at Farm With No N...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Religion briefs

First Lutheran enters fourth week of LentTROY — Join First Lutheran Church this weekend as Pastor Bob Forsberg preaches from John 9. Communion w...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Area briefs

Melody Men show scheduledTROY — Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 62nd annual show presented by the Melody Men Chorus of the Barbershop H...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Dayton man sentenced for local burglary

Dayton man sentenced for local burglary

MIAMI COUNTY — A Dayton man was sentenced to prison time for a Piqua burglary in Miami County Common Pleas Court this week.Jason L. Reid, 36, wa...

March 24th, 2017 |