Troy Daily News- RSS Feed Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:26:16 EST 1800 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 For the Troy Daily News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:52:13 EST 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 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 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 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 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 Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff's OfficeNov. 15 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:09:05 EST Another way to explore other minds It's nice to be vindicated, even in a bad way. This is my conclusion after discovering that an adorable little quirk of mine has a name. Steve has his own name for it. He calls it my maddening obsessive rigid opinionated behavior. That is not,... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:28:03 EST 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 Pre-inspections help your net You've listed your home for sale, and have high hopes of attracting a great offer. You're excited and enthusiastic because your home has been shown several times. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:21:04 EST The answer is just so obvious In a recent development aimed at solving one of the great mysteries of education (just kidding), Governor Kasich and the General Assembly have asked state superintendent Richard Ross to submit a report by January 15, 2015, on the amount of testing... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:40:08 EST (No heading) The answer is just so obvious Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:40:05 EST 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 Couple to wed in May BOSTON, Mass. — Sarah Langdon, daughter of Adam and Leora Langdon of Troy, has announced her engagement and forthcoming marriage to Ben Hartzell, son of Tom and Jan Hartzell of Alpharetta, Ga. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:37:08 EST 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 Thanksgiving snows not the norm By Jim McGuireContributing ColumnistSnowflakes were swirling about as I exited my optometrist's office a week and a half ago — though it's a wonder I saw them. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:38:06 EST Food books — a very good year for geeks and grains J.M. HIRSCHAP Food EditorGeeks, grains and globe-trotting. Nearly every one of this year's best food books seems to fall into one of those categories. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:03:06 EST Real Estate Transactions TROYArndts Enterprises to Karen Weger, one lot, $47,900.Emma Snedeker to Buddy Ganger, Ida Ganger, one lot, $90,000. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:02:02 EST Grand Canyon offers incentive for quieter aircraft FELICIA FONSECAAssociated Press Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:01:06 EST