NEWS


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Community Calendar
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Hopping in to Easter Sunday
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Cakes for a Cause returns

Honor roll

Van Cleve Sixth Grade BuildingThird quarter straight A’sCortney Bonar, Ava Burns, Bradyn Dillow, Reagan Duff, William Evilsizor, Olivia Farrier,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Area briefs

YW offers ‘Safe Sitter’ classPIQUA — Students ages 11-13 can sign up to become a “Safe Sitter” with a three-session clas...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Area briefs

Knitting for Cancer setPIQUA — Join Suzie Hawkes and The YWCA Witty Knitters on Thursday, May 2, at 10 a.m. at the YWCA Piqua to knit or crochet...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Honor roll

Miami East High School CASSTOWN — Miami East High School has named honor students for the third quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.Principal&#...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Cummings receives Red Cross Lifesaving Award

Cummings receives Red Cross Lifesaving Award

By Matt ClevengerFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsTIPP CITY — Officials from the American Red Cross held a special surprise presentation ceremony...

April 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


2:10 pm |    
New home has a name
12:08 pm |    
Trojans hammer Indians, 12-2

Troy baseball wins 3rd straight: Thursday sports roundup

By Josh BrownTroy Daily Newsand Rob KiserPiqua Daily CallTROY — After dropping two straight, the Troy baseball team is getting back on a roll.Th...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Container gardens for every occasion

Container gardens for every occasion

By Melinda MyersFor Miami Valley Sunday NewsMake every occasion special by designing and growing containers for summer holidays, weddings, anniversary...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Martinez grand slam powers Bradford softball past Newton

Martinez grand slam powers Bradford softball past Newton

By Rob KiserPiqua Daily CallBRADFORD —- The Bradford softball team got the deja vu they were looking for —- and Newton did not.And with on...

April 18th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


Tipp tennis outlasts Milton, 3-2: Wednesday sports roundup

Tipp tennis outlasts Milton, 3-2: Wednesday sports roundup

By Josh BrownTroy Daily NewsTIPP CITY — On Saturday, the Milton-Union tennis team edged out Tippecanoe for the Schroeder Invitational tournament...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Piqua tennis snaps losing streak, tops West Carrollton

Staff ReportsThe Piqua tennis team broke a 24-match losing streak Wednesday, defeating West Carrollton 3-2 in Greater Western Ohio Conference American...

April 18th, 2019 |  


LIFE


Miami County Marriages Licenses

Sarah Lauren Reeder, 23, of 2721 Fairview Court Apt. B, Troy to Mitchell Alan Fannon, 27, of same address.Amanda Kathryn Bartel, 24, of 563 N. Market ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Gloria springs into salad

Gloria springs into salad

Ah, this Spring weather gets me going. I can’t wait to start planting the garden. Daniel plowed our garden plot a couple days ago in hopes to ha...

April 6th, 2019 |  


Buse, Looney to wed

Buse, Looney to wed

CASSTOWN — Betsy Buse and Jared Looney of Charlotte, N.C., announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.Betsy is the daughter of Doug and Sha...

April 6th, 2019 |  


Keep the horse before the cart

Keep the horse before the cart

While many buyers are aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter increases their buying confidence an power, most may not understand exactly why pre-ap...

April 5th, 2019 |  


Students explore the building blocks of robotics

Students explore the building blocks of robotics

COVINGTON — Covington science teacher Kim Dunn, who teaches grades seventh and eighth grade students, is utilizing new LEGO robotics equipment t...

April 4th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Answer to transportation issue not cut and dry

Answer to transportation issue not cut and dry

Some of the best years of my life was spent in graduate school. Thanks to a stellar undergraduate career, I was able to snag a graduate assistantship,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Nice guys can finish first, too

Nice guys can finish first, too

I have made it no secret that I consider my four years as a student athlete at Wittenberg University as four of the most formative years of my life. T...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Disparage not the lowly mascots

Disparage not the lowly mascots

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament may or may not be over. I’m obviously not exactly a slave to athletic schedules. This will become inc...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Making the grade from two perspectives

Making the grade from two perspectives

How important are college grades? Is it how much money your family has, how much in demand your profession is, what political clout you exercise, what...

April 20th, 2019 |  


One of a kind

One of a kind

Many of us chose education as a profession because we saw the impact the best educators can have on a young person’s life. Often, adults can poi...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Contact your rep about HB174

To the Editor: “America’s first freedom” is not the right to firearms; it is the freedom to the right to life to to live is protecte...

April 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


4:07 pm |    
Conagra expanding

As cashless stores grow, so does the backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Hembert Figueroa just wanted a taco.So he was surprised to learn the dollar bills in his pocket were no good at Dos Toros Taquer...

April 13th, 2019 |  


How not to break the bank on streaming services

NEW YORK (AP) — With more TV streaming services than ever before, from newcomers like Disney Plus to stalwarts like Netflix, consumers may feel ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Nuclear plants may get financial rescue

TOLEDO — Lawmakers backed by the leader of the Republican-controlled Ohio House are rolling out what may be a final legislative shot to save the...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Casstown farmer wins national award

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Lynn Lavy of Casstown was recently honored for being among the nation’s highest-producing soybean farmers of the region i...

April 6th, 2019 |  


Midwest Maintenance celebrates anniversary

PIQUA — Midwest Maintenance Inc.’s (MMI) founder William R. Meyer and current president William J. Meyer, along with the company’s e...

April 6th, 2019 |  


Conagra expanding

Conagra expanding

Photo by the Troy Area Chamber of CommerceConagra Foods broke ground at its facility in Troy on Wednesday on its $70 million expansion for its meat sn...

April 3rd, 2019 |  


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