Area briefs


Johnson wins scholarship

SIDNEY — Troy High School graduate Luke Johnson, son of Micah and Vickie Johnson, has been awarded the Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. Scholarship. He is one of two recipients of the scholarship, which is awarded annually to children of Emerson employees in Sidney.

Luke plans to attend the University of Cincinnati to study mechanical engineering.

Winners of the Emerson Climate Technologies Inc. Scholarship receive $2,500 per academic year each year of a four-year undergraduate degree program. Selection is made based on academic performance, character and leadership qualities and participation in extra-curricular activities.

History will come alive

PIQUA — History Alive at the Johnston Farm will be offered from noon to 5 p.m. July 8 and 9 at the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency, 9845 N. Hardin Road, Piqua.

Come experience living history as reenactors gather at the Johnston Farm to present an historical timeline looking at the early years of this place that mark the period of some of the greatest historical significance for this land. The events that took place and the people involved all had great impacts on the course of both America and Ohio’s history.

A wide variety of camps, demonstrations, and activities will take visitors back to some of the most exciting times this place has ever seen. The Johnston home, the Indian and Canal Museum, and the canal boat General Harrison of Piqua all will help visitors visualize a time long past.

Regular site admission applies of $9 for adults and $4 for children 6-12. AAA & Senior discounts are honored and Johnston Farm Friends, OHC members, and children 5 and under are admitted free.