AP PhotoIn this photo taken on Wednesday, Dr. Bob and Jo Liggett pos with their winning entry, a 1,964-pound pumpkin, in the giant pumpkin contest at the Circleville Pumpkin Show in Circleville, Ohio.
Last weekend for Cedar Point's stand-up coasterSANDUSKY (AP) — It's the end of the run for Cedar Point's 18-year-old Mantis roller coaster.
TROY — Sonic Drive-In restaurants in Troy, Sidney and Greenville closed Thursday, a franchise company official said.
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TROY — The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, will host its 4th Annual Fine Arts and Vendor Exchange on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The house will be filled with artists and vendors, each selling unique...
'Lone Survivor' to be shown, discussed
PIQUA — Edison Community College recently hosted 28 area high school guidance counselors on Oct. 9 in the Robinson Theater.
Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comPIQUA - An early morning crash on Piqua-Lockington Road has claimed one life.
By Melody Vallieumvallieu@civitasmedia.comTROY — One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.One in three women who are murdered are killed by their boyfriend or husband.
Troy firefighters battle a chimney fire on Brookfield Lane in Troy on Friday. The fire broke out shortly after 10 p.m.. First fire units on the scene reported fire coming out of the chimney and through the roof. The blaze was quickly extinguished. No...
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PIQUA — Local couple Tawni Myer Batdorf and Dan Batdorf of Covington were two individuals among the four honored with receiving the Distinguished Alumni award Thursday evening from the Upper Valley Career Center. They met there at the Upper...
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Corn maze to openTROY — Miami County Park District's Corn Maze will be open to the public from 5-10 p.m. Oct 25 at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41, east of Troy.
COVINGTON — The Covington Board of Education approved moving into the design development phase for the new K-8 building that will house 584 students, as well as some improvements.
Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff's Office:Oct. 11
PIQUA — After an extensive search, Edison Community College has hired Nathan “Nate” Cole as the new director of athletics and Student Life. Cole will play a pivotal role in working with student athletes and coaches while also helping...
MIAMI COUNTY — The commissioners approved the 2015 operating budget for the Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau, pursuant to the agreement between the board of commissions and the visitors and convention bureau that was originally signed...
JENNIFER FORKERAssociated PressThis Halloween, lighten things up with luminaries. There are lots of quick, do-it-yourself projects to make the flickering lights that welcome partiers or trick-or-treaters.
Hunter serves on homecoming court
By Melanie Yingstmyingst@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY — Miami County Coroner Dr. Stephen Huffman ruled the death of Richard Quinn Jr., 44, of Troy, as an accidental heroin overdose.
MIAMI COUNTY — On Monday, the 68th annual Miami County 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet was held at the Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua to honor the countless hours 4-H volunteers have committed to the youth of Miami County, present the...
DAYTON — Ten blood donors — including two Miami County residents — will gather at the downtown Dayton Community Blood Center Oct. 23 to find out who will be cruising in a brand new car.
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