Troy Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://tdn-net.com/section/NEWS http://tdn-net.com/section/NEWS Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:28:56 EST 1800 Area briefs http://tdn-net.com/news/briefs/150659924/Area-briefs Card club winners namedMIAMI COUNTY — TWIG 4 Card Club Marathon winners for October include:Bridge Winners: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 20:50:07 EST Fire destroys garage http://tdn-net.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/150667726/Fire-destroys-garage Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comFLETCHER — A fire at 61 North Street in Fletcher destroyed a garage and damaged a home next door on Monday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:47:09 EST Illumination, shopping set for weekend http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150686727/Illumination-shopping-set-for-weekend TROY — Throughout the holiday season and in conjunction with the Grand Illumination, the downtown shops are staying open over the weekend for Black Friday and then for Small Business Saturday, also known in Troy as Shop Small. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:17:12 EST Store hours for holidays http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150684148/Store-hours-for-holidays MIAMI COUNTY — These are the hours on Thanksgiving day and Black Friday for the following stores:Kohl's (Troy): Opens at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving day and stays open through Black Friday, closing at 12 a.m. Saturday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:45:17 EST Pet portraits help animal shelter http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150639667/Pet-portraits-help-animal-shelter MIAMI COUNTY — Just in time for the season of giving, the Miami County Animal Shelter held a pet photography fundraiser on Nov. 19 and 22, with the money going to purchase new, off-the-ground beds for all the dogs. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:42:06 EST Friendly’s closes after 35 years http://tdn-net.com/news/localnews1/150666394/Friendlys-closes-after-35-years By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comTROY — Troy's Friendly's restaurant doesn't have a happy ending. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:40:10 EST Child abuse case goes to jury http://tdn-net.com/news/localnews1/150674923/Child-abuse-case-goes-to-jury By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY — A grand jury will review the case of a Bradford man who allegedly abused a two-year old girl. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:39:12 EST Talkin’ turkey http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150667634/Talkin-turkey By Cecilia Foxcfox@civitasmedia.comNEW CARLISLE — Since 1948, Bowman and Landes has been raising the free-range, antibiotic free turkeys gracing thousands of tables during the holidays. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:36:04 EST Local author releases second book http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150613674/Local-author-releases-second-book COVINGTON — Joe H. Sherman has recently released the second book in “The Bloodline Chronicles.” Suffused with dark magic and danger, “The Bloodline Chronicles: Volume II” (published by Trafford Publishing) continues the... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:54:10 EST Extra enforcement on roads http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150667572/Extra-enforcement-on-roads For the Troy Daily News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:52:13 EST Hook Elementary takes kindness challenge http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150638657/Hook-Elementary-takes-kindness-challenge TROY — Keeping in the spirit of kindness promoted by Rachel's Challenge, Hook Elementary School in Troy started their own kindness challenge in honor of the program and Veterans Day. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:19:04 EST Fire destroys garage http://tdn-net.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/150653009/Fire-destroys-garage Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comFLETCHER - A fire at 61 North Street in Fletcher destroyed a garage and damaged a home next door on Monday. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:58:10 EST Edison professors honored http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150613330/Edison-professors-honored PIQUA — Edison Community College faculty members Rachael Detraz and Sarah Hein recently received the 2014 Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award from the Southwestern Ohio Council for High Education (SOCHE). Detraz and Hein were honored at a... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:36:07 EST Veterans project ends recordings http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150650671/Veterans-project-ends-recordings TROY — The Miami County Veteran's History Project has declared a formal end to their recording veteran's memories for the Library of Congress. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:34:04 EST Meeker celebrates milestones http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150613199/Meeker-celebrates-milestones TROY — At the end of 2014, George N. Meeker and U.S. Bank will not only celebrate Meeker's 20 years of service as an advisory board member, they will also celebrate 100 years of continuous dedicated service to U.S. Bank for his... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:29:06 EST Police reports http://tdn-net.com/news/localnews1/150625147/Police-reports Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff's OfficeNov. 15 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:09:05 EST Riverside board approves strategic plan http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150624794/Riverside-board-approves-strategic-plan TROY — The Miami County Board of Developmental Disabilities, also known as Riverside, recently approved a strategic plan that will guide the organization from 2015 through 2017. The organization initiated a strategic planning exercise in April,... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:41:03 EST (No heading) http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150625837/ The answer is just so obvious Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:40:05 EST US home sales rise in October http://tdn-net.com/news/news/150620236/US-home-sales-rise-in-October JOSH BOAKAP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Americans bought homes in October at the briskest pace this year, a sign that the sluggish housing market is turning around. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:27:04 EST An oft-elusive yet gifty treat: coffee table books http://tdn-net.com/news/lifestyle/150587011/An-oft-elusive-yet-gifty-treat:-coffee-table-books NEW YORK (AP) — As self-purchases, coffee table books may seem like pricey indulgences, but as gifts they're an easy way to please a connoisseur, hobbyist or wannabe. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:35:03 EST