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Overfield Museum opens for season

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By CECILIA FOXFor the Troy Daily NewsIn 1814, a little log tavern on the corner of Water and Mulberry streets would have been the most important fixture in any Troy resident’s social life. Now, in celebration of Troy’s bicentennial, visitors to the Overfield Tavern Museum can find themselves transported 200 back in time.In an effort to raise awareness of the oldest surviving, and once the most important, building in Troy, the Overfield Tavern Museum has invited a group of historical re-enactors to bring the tavern to life.


Troy, Tipp prep for County Meet at Butler

Staff ReportsVANDALIA — Troy and Tippecanoe both had one final tuneup for Tuesday’s Miami County track and field meet, competing at the Butler Invitational Saturday.Troy’s boys took fourth (60 points), while Tippecanoe’s boys were 13th (16 points). Both girls teams held out some of their biggest guns, with the Trojans taking fifth (43.5 points) and the Red Devils 12th (23 points).Troy’s boys earned a massive amount of their points...

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Indians rally past ‘Dogs

By Josh BrownSports EditorPLEASANT HILL — After Milton-Union plated six first-inning runs — including four with two outs — it looked like just the beginning of a long, long day for Newton.Tyler Filbrun changed all of that.Pitching for only the second time all season, Filbrun threw 6 1-3 innings of brilliant relief, shutting the Bulldogs out the rest of the way and giving his Indians a chance to claw their way back into the game. An...

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Pro wrestling has a rich tradition at Troy’s Hobart Arena

By David FongRegional Sports Content ManagerTROY — Hobart Arena may be most famous for hosting Elvis Presley in 1956, but frequently lost in the nostalgia surrounding Presley’s visit is the fact that, over the years, Hobart Arena also has played host to numerous world champions and even an Olympic gold medalist.There was a time when Hobart Arena was a hot bed for hosting professional wrestling events, particularly during the 1980s.In the...

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Real estate transactions

TROYQuincy Butcher, Stanley Butcher, guardian to Richard Pierce, one lot, $21,000.Charles Cooke Jr., attorney in fact, Ruth Cooke Klase to Tina Rohrer, Deeno Taylor, one lot, $70,000.Jeanette Dieringer, Delane Sloan, attorney in fact to Brian Moser, one lot, $70,000.Sheriff of Miami County Charles Cox Jr., Richard Helscher, Nationstar Mortgage LLC to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., a part lot, $0.Doris Long to Debra Long, Doris Long, on...

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Trustees OK purchase of fire truck

For the Troy Daily NewsA motion to purchase a 3,000 gallon pumper/tanker truck for use by the Tipp City Fire Department in the unincorporated area of Monroe Township was passed by the Monroe Township Trustees at their April 7 meeting.The board also authorized Tipp City Fire Chief Steve Kessler to determine the equipment specifications needed with final approval of the specifications agreed upo...

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Quality pitching leads Devils, Indians to wins

Staff ReportsTIPP CITY — Tippecanoe’s Aaron Hughes isn’t pitching like a freshman.Stebbins can attest to that.Hughes was perfect through 4 2-3 innings Friday against the Indians, while the Red Devils piled up seven runs over the first three innings to put away a 7-2 victory in a makeup game in Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail Division play.Hughes went 6 1-3 innings and struck out three and improved to 2-0 on the season as th...

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Making the most of it

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — Dalton Cascaden didn’t expect to be in the situation he found himself in.He probably shouldn’t have been to start with — but he definitely made the most of it.After Troy squandered a 7-1 lead it had built in just two innings, giving up six runs in the final two innings to allow West Carrollton to tie the score, Cascaden found himself up with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the se...

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Clodfelter named new Bethel football coach

By Josh BrownSports EditorBRANDT — Scott Clodfelter likes having the chance to build things from the ground up.And after 10 years at Beavercreek, he’s coming home.Clodfelter — who took over a Beaver football program that was 3-37 in the four seasons before he arrived and turned it into a winning program — accepted the vacant head varsity football coach position at Bethel High School … where he graduated from in 1988.

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Trail mix

Melanie YingstStaff WriterTROY — The asphalt paths of the Great Miami River Trail are smooth, yet some cyclists still yearn to get off the beaten path and ride the dirt trails.And one group of bicycling enthusiasts in Troy are starting to put together a plan for a rugged terrain trail, which would mirror the Montgomery County bike trail’s MoMBA dirt trail.The Troy Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Troy Parks Department to begin ...

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Religion Briefs

St. John’s starts Easter with breakfastTROY — The public is invited to come to St. John’s United Church of Christ, 130 S. Walnut St. in Troy, for Easter Sunday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus....

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TCW announces new director

TROY — is pleased to announce Barbara Martin has joined Troy Community Works! as its new executive director.Martin has been a volunteer for TCW for the past year and a board member before stepping into this new role. TCW has been without an executive director for the past 18 months, as the organization has focused on completion of newly remodeled East Gate Building.Martin is a longtime resident of Troy and is known for her involvement in many community activities. ...

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TC’s Williams tosses perfect game

Staff ReportsTROY — After a lack of action thanks to the weather, Troy Christian made up for it Thursday with some perfection.Jacob Williams — who had been sitting out with an injury since the first game of the year — returned in stellar fashion, throwing a perfect game against Emmanuel Christian as the Eagles (3-3, 3-0 Metro Buckeye Conference) put away a 12-0 win in five innings.Williams struck out four in the game, walked none, gave up no ...

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Butler wins the battle

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY — Before their first set was even over, Troy’s Luke Oaks and Butler’s Justin Kopronica knew their match would be the deciding factor — maybe even in the whole Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division.After an hour and a half, all four other matches were complete, the teams were even at 2-2 … and the tiebreaker at first singles was knotted up at 10-10.

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Mother who ran off with child extradited, charged, released

By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comTROY — A Dayton woman who fled to Las Vegas with her 4-year-old daughter after losing custody of the child was arraigned this week in Miami County Municipal Court after her extradition.Eva O. Villamor-Goubeaux, 38, was given a recognizance bond following her video arraignment in court Wednesday on one felony count of interference with custody.While out on bond she is to have no contact with the victim ...

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League showdowns: area teams get big Ws

Staff ReportsSIDNEY — After a disappointing loss on Monday at home, the Troy Trojans came up big when they needed to Wednesday at Sidney.Alex Magoteaux scored the eventual winning run on an error in the top of the sixth inning, and Zach Kendall pitched a complete game, working his way out of tough spots in both the sixth and seventh innings to preserve a 3-2 victory at Sidney in Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division play to salvage a split of the series....

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Overcoming adversity

By Josh BrownSports EditorTROY —A baserunning miscue that kept a three-run top-of-the sixth inning from being even bigger.A two-run homer that put them down by one after six innings.A questionable infield fly call in the top of the seventh that would have loaded the bases with no outs had it not happened.

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The past is past

CINCINNATI (AP) — That playoff loss in Pittsburgh last year? Johnny Cueto never thought about it much. So getting a chance to shut out the Pirates in a rematch wasn’t any more special. Not to him, anyway.Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the NL wild card game, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning series this season....

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