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Police bust underage party

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Staff ReportsTROY —More than 25 juveniles and 12 adults face charges of either underage consumption or curfew violations after Troy Police Department broke up a large party last week in the 2000 block of Stonebridge Drive in Troy.Troy Police Department was on patrol in the area shortly observed numerous cars in the neighborhood. Troy Police also observed several females running through the neighborhood towards one specific home. An officer spoke to two subjects sitting in a car in the area who admitted to have been at the party at the home.

 

Kansas man charged with Piqua rape, non-support

By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comTROY — A Kansas man charged with the rape of a Piqua woman is also facing a felony count of failure to pay child support and he remains behind bars on a $250,000 bond.Michael R. Wynn, 34, formerly of Greenville, was charged with rape earlier this month stemming from a Piqua incident that transpired on the Fourth of July at a Bridge Street home in Piqua involving an adult female.Court documents state he...

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Fricker’s busted for under age alcohol sales over the weekend

Staff ReportsTROY — Troy Police Department was dispatched to Fricker’s at 1187 Experiment Farm Road in reference to an assist agency to assisted the Ohio Investigative Unit for an underage sale of alcohol last Saturday evening.The Ohio Investigative Unit agent stated that he had sent in a 19-year-old female to purchase alcohol. The agent stated that the undercover 19-year-old was able to purchase alcohol. The agent stated that they were going to purs...

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Cracking down on human trafficking

My wife Debbie and I raised two daughters, and, like any parent, the stories of suffering and pain that follow from human trafficking crimes weigh heavily on me.Unfortunately, we see and hear the local stories about human trafficking nearly every day.According to a recent article in the Dayton Daily News, “During the past 12 months, 26 child advocacy centers across state identified 65 minors and seven adults who are potential victims of human trafficking, including...

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Letter to Editor

To the Editor:As a citizen of Troy I feel we should have some say in how our city spends our money. I have no problem with investing money in upgrading Hobart Arena and Treasure Island.I do have a problem with the way the city is treating the Troy Fire Department. What a slap in the face to hire part time EMT’s and Paramedics and pay them what? $13 to $14 an hour?The garbage men make more than that. As a city we chose not to have a volun...

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Editorial Roundup

According to the Texarkana Gazette: gun law shot downOur nation’s capital is known for having strict gun control laws.Before 2008, Washington residents could not even own a handgun. But the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that law was unconstitutional under the Second Amendment.Now those in Washington can own a handgun, but only a model approved by the authorities and the gun must be licensed and registered with the police. Residents are not al...

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Nominees soughtTROY — The Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its 2014 Distinguished Citizen Award.The award, which has been given annually since 1968, honors an individual living and/or working in the Troy area, who has distinguished themselves by making an outstanding contribution in business and/or in their personal lives that has benefited the Troy community.The selected individual will be honored at the chamber&...

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Council leans towards $10 million Riverfront Project option

Melanie YingstStaff WriterTROY - Troy City Council held a workshop to discuss the proposed Riverfront Development project on Monday.The general consensus of the group was to pursue the $10 million option which dedicates approximately $2.7 million to Treasure Island and the Marina and most of the updates to the Hobart Arena building with the exception of the proposed second sheet of ice.President of council Martha Baker passed out tally sheets to all...

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Food pantry parking needs to be more accessible

To the Editor:It is nice that the food pantry in Troy has been able to move to a larger place. The biggest problem is the parking situation. The street in front of the building has a painted yellow curb. I for one must ask why would they choose this location, when a large majority of the people that go there cannot walk from the half block parking lots that the building offers.I myself asked the director if she was going to get in touch with the city abo...

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Today• OPTIMISTS MEET: The Troy Noon Optimist Club will meet at noon at LaPiazza. Rob Brundrett, a Miami County native who served as Navy adviser to the Republic of Vietnam’s navy in 1972-73, will speak. Brundrett has authored a book, not about significant events of Vietnam, but rather stories of everyday events, everyday people, and places that have remained in his mind, thus naming his book Vietnam On My Mind.• BOOK CLUB: Come to the ...

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RV ordinance, employee health care meeting topics

By Allison C. GallagherFor Troy Daily NewsWEST MILTON — During their recent workshop, the West Milton council discussed revising the RV ordinance as well as plans for the 2015 budget including employee health care.The council read over a draft of the revised ordinance, which specifically focuses on defining what is a recreational vehicle, utility trailer and a hard surface. The council asked about sizes of trailers, with council member Don Dohrman statin...

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Reading buddy

by Jeremy Wallacejwallace@civitasmedia.comTROY — A Troy native is returning to help the youth in the area.Abby Coon is currently a junior at Ohio State University and is majoring in pyychology with a minor in non-profit studies. She is a 2012 graduate of Troy High School. While coming back home for summer break, she volunteered her services at the Troy-Miami County Public Library.“Abby has been fabulous to work with because she is eager ...

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Robert James Benham, 26, of 6933 Tipp-Elizabeth in Troy to Melissa Marie Mayse, 25, of 4685 LeFevre in Troy.Brandan August Boyer-Ginn, 23, of 4728 N. Piqua-Troy in Troy to Marianne Marie Imhof, 23, of 907 S. Clay in Troy.Kirk Nicholas Laug, 26, of 9101 N. Spiker in Piqua to Lauren Elizabeth Nill, 25, of same address.Joshua Mark Richards, 26, of 2090 Saltwell in Shinnston, WV to Andrea Heather Cleveland, 29, of 11241 Covington Gettys in Bradford.Dann...

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According to The Watertown Daily Times: on the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing.What many people find most memorable about summers past are the trips they took.Some people travel to one of the extraordinary sites under the stewardship of the U.S. National Park Service. Other people visit family or friends throughout the country. Countless young people find themselves at a summer camp — whether they like it or not.And then there are those bold...

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Community Night set in Tipp

TIPP CITY — Downtown Tipp City’s August Community Night will be Friday at Second and Main streets. The evening of free music will begin at 6:30 p.m. with The Tipp Community Band followed by the Tom Daugherty Orchestra and swing dancers at 7:30 p.m.The Tipp Community Band, under the direction of Gail Ahmed, is comprised of musically gifted members of all ages. Along with the traditional and patriotic favorites we all enjoy, the band will be featuring music with an Ohio c...

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Young photographer to have shot in magazine

For the Troy Daily NewsRESTON, Va. — Ranger Rick magazine and the National Wildlife Federation have announced that Noah Brush, age 8, of Troy, has been named one of the winners of Ranger Rick magazine’s “Your Best Shots” Photo Contest.The award is given to photographers under 13 who best advance the mission of the magazine with spectacular eye-popping nature photographs.Brush’s photo of a polar bear swimming at t...

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Gump grabs reserve champion at state fair

By Melanie YingstStaff WriterCOLUMBUS — The road to and from Columbus is becoming a well worn path for the Gump family of Fletcher.Colin Gump, 18, of Fletcher, earned Reserve Grand Champion at the 2014 Ohio State Fair market lamb exhibition on July 23.Gump earned the Grand Champion market lamb at the 2013 Ohio State Fair.Nearly 700 market lambs were part of the Ohio State Fair market lamb exhibition. The market lamb show was judged ...

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Editorial roundup

According to the Eau Claire Leader Telegram: No subject exempt from political arenaIt’s ironic that Republicans in an election year are practically tripping over themselves in their zeal to scrub the Common Core academic standards that almost every state adopted before the political pushback began.The irony is that these standards were implemented in the first place to address a major problem under former Republican President George W. Bush’s No Ch...

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