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Staff and students commemorate the 40th day of the 40th year for the Upper Valley Career Center on Tuesday by setting up a special photograph.The Upper Valley Career Center opened for adult students in July 1975 and high school students in August. Forty years later the school maintains a forward focus and strong commitment to excellence for the career and technical students on campus and in their satellite units.


Elks end Trojans’ season

By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comBEAVERCREEK — Two outstanding performances.Two one-goal losses to an undefeated team.Unfortunately for the Troy girls soccer team, that second one-goal loss to Centerville came Tuesday night in the Division I sectional championship game, as the Elks (17-0) scored within the final five minutes to snap a scoreless tie and held on for a 1-0 victory at Beavercreek High School.It was the final match in...

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Dillahunt a new breed at running back

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — If there’s one thing Steve Nolan hates — aside from, as some might assert, the forward pass — it is comparing players, especially running backs, from different eras in his coaching career.Which isn’t a problem when the Troy Christian football coach was asked to describe record-setting running back Luke Dillahunt — because Dillahunt has a completely different running style from any ba...

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Trojans hope to keep building on positive momentum

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — What fans are seeing now, eight weeks into the season, is what Scot Brewer and his Troy football team had hoped they would see all along.“The scheme works,” the Troy football coach said days after his team had picked up its first win of the season, a 27-0 shut out of Sidney, last Friday. “What we are doing now, on both sides of the ball, is what we wanted to do all along. We’ve gotten bett...

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Troy man ODs at Waffle House

By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comTROY — A Troy man was found unresponsive due to heroin overdose in a vehicle in the parking lot of Waffle House Tuesday night.Troy Police charged Robert Allen, 25, of Troy, with drug abuse and drug paraphernalia after officer found him unconscious in the driver seat of a vehicle in the parking lot of the restaurant around 8:30 p.m.Allen was revived and transported to Miami County Jail after he was treat...

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Remembering our nation’s veterans

In gratitude for their courage and sacrifice for our nation, my office helps U.S. veterans access their medical and disability benefits and the overdue or replacement medals that they have earned for their military service.At a ceremony at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati last week — where I had the honor of presenting a Vietnam War veteran with seven medals, including the Purple Heart — we were all reminded of just how important it is to recognize the contr...

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One injury reported in crash

A three-vehicle crash at the intersection of South Main and Water Street resulted in injury to one person on Wednesday morning. The crash occurred around 11:30 a.m. Piqua police are investigating the crash. A 12-year-old was transported to Upper Valley Medical Center for injuries sustained in the crash. It is reported that the victim was wearing a seat belt. No additional information is yet available.

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Tipp’s sidewalk program reinstated

By Cecilia Foxceciliaafox@gmail.comTIPP CITY — Tipp City Council voted Monday night to reinstate the city’s annual sidewalk improvement program.As part of the program, the city inspects sidewalks, curbs and gutters and driveway approaches throughout the city and pursues replacement of areas in bad condition.The program was discontinued in 2010 due to the number of complex capital improvement projects undertaken by the city.

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Residents can Make A Difference

TROY — Troy Community Works is joining USA Weekend magazine to spread the message “No matter who you are or where you’re from, everyone has the power to do something that improves the life of another,” through Troy’s Seventh annual Make a Difference Day event, Troy Fix-It.Touted as our nation’s largest day of community service, volunteers will have the opportunity to work on small repair, cleaning and landscape projects at one of nearly ...

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Tipp City Players announce fall shows

By Danielle CootsFor the Troy Daily NewsTIPP CITY — The Tipp City Players has announced their fall performances.With a murder-mystery comedy and a holiday favorite, the performances are sure to be a hit this fall theater season.Director Jeanette McDaniel, producer Julie Pottenger and the cast and crew will be performing “Catch Me If You Can,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Tipp City Roller Mill, 225 E. Main St., Tipp City....

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WM resident named general manager

TROY — Jessica Brown has joined the The Crystal Room to further develop their growing portfolio of wedding and special event sales and planning.Brown, of West Milton, comes with a wealth of experience in the industry, having spent the last seven years at Clark Schaefer Hackett where she was instrumental in planning sizeable corporate events and tradeshows.She joins The Crystal Room as general manager and event director to continue the venue’s recent success o...

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Ohio high school football playoff standings: Week 8

OHSAA Football Computer Ratings – Oct. 21, 2014Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs)

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Logano: No worries about retaliation from Patrick

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joey Logano said he’s made peace with Danica Patrick and isn’t worried she’ll intentionally wreck him to ruin his championship chances.Logano spun Patrick during the Oct. 11 race at Charlotte and she was given permission over her team radio to retaliate. She later remarked that wrecking Logano would have no effect on his title chances because he’d already earned a spot in the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championsh...

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For a young Mexican star, seeing helps him believe

By The Associated PressThe road to the PGA Tour out of Mexico was never going to be easy for Carlos Ortiz, even if it was paved with a measure of privilege.Only five Mexican-born players had ever made it to the PGA Tour. Two of them won tournaments a generation before he was born, the most recent title by Victor Delgado in 1978 at the Ed McMahon-Jaycees Quad City Open. Mexico’s golfing icon was a woman, Lorena Ochoa, who grew up at his home club in Guadalajara....

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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys released defensive end Michael Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.Sam spent seven weeks with the Cowboys after signing to their practice squad on Sept. 3, four days after he was among the final cuts by the St. Louis Rams at the end of the preseason.The Rams drafted the former SEC defensive p...

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‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows.Wearing a dark suit, the double-amputee athlete was subdued when Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the punishment in a Pretoria courtroom, ending a televised trial that was closely followed at home and ab...

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LeBron eyes 3rd title, 1st for Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Four years away from home changed LeBron James. He came back more mature, more focused, more complete — in a class by himself as a player.More significantly, playing with Dwyane Wade in Miami taught him how to be a champion, and James won two titles while making four straight trips to the finals with the Heat.Now that he’s returned to his Ohio roots, he wants No. 3, the title that would top them all.Cleveland hasn’t exp...

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Maniac Monday

By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — There was a perfectly reasonable explanation for the way Tippecanoe’s sectional final matchup went Monday.The dreary October fog at Wertz Stadium just lent the whole thing an eerie “Twilight Zone”-esque feel.Still, the second-seeded Red Devils (12-5-1) — who had obliterated No. 3 Indian Lake during the regular season — were able to overcome the wet conditions, the limite...

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