NEWS


Sheriff’s budget includes opening of fourth pod

MIAMI COUNTY — At a recent meeting with the county commissioners, Sheriff Dave Duchak outlined a budget for next year that reflects the opening ...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Bethel seeks substitute levy

Bethel seeks substitute levy

BETHEL TWP. — On Election Day, Bethel Local Schools is asking voters to consider approving a 3.49 mill, 10-year substitute levy.According to Bre...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Pair faces felony child endangering charges

PIQUA — Two Piqua residents are facing felony child endangering charges in connection with an incident involving an infant’s arms getting ...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Jolly receives Kiwanis Honors award

Jolly receives Kiwanis Honors award

TROY — Troy Kiwanis surprised Linda Lee Jolly at their meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17, by naming her as the recipient of the Kiwanis Honors award...

October 19th, 2018 |  


‘Operation Care for Veterans’ seeks item donations

PIQUA — Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua, will honor veterans by participating in the 11th annual “Operation Care for Veterans,” N...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Board honors National Merit semifinalists

COVINGTON — The Covington Board of Education honored two Covington High School students who are National Merit Scholarship semifinalists during ...

October 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Troy’s Scribner ends stellar career 14th at state

Troy’s Scribner ends stellar career 14th at state

By David Fongdfong@aimmediamidwest.comCOLUMBUS — With his drive and determination, Holden Scribner would have been successful wherever he played...

October 20th, 2018 updated: October 20th, 2018. |  


Tipp drops heartbreaker to Piqua: Week 9 high school football roundup

Tipp drops heartbreaker to Piqua: Week 9 high school football roundup

By Josh Brownjbrown@aimmediamidwest.comPIQUA — In the Greater Western Ohio Conference, every point counts.And an early missed point-after proved...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Bulldogs rout Greyhounds

Bulldogs rout Greyhounds

By Josh Brownjbrown@aimmediamidwest.comWEST MILTON — It wasn’t that Milton-Union could do no wrong Friday.But when the Bulldogs did make m...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Culp-Bishop heats up in Troy win

Culp-Bishop heats up in Troy win

By David Fongdfong@aimmediamidwest.comGREENVILLE — Jaydon Culp-Bishop still hates the cold.But he’s starting to warm up to the idea of pla...

October 19th, 2018 |  


East upsets Botkins, wins 3-2 in overtime: Thursday sports roundup

East upsets Botkins, wins 3-2 in overtime: Thursday sports roundup

By Bryant Billingbbilling@aimmediamidwest.comand Josh Brownjbrown@aimmediamidwest.comBOTKINS — Botkins stormed back to force overtime in a Divis...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Trojans win in shootout, advance to sectional final

Trojans win in shootout, advance to sectional final

By Josh Brownjbrown@aimmediamidwest.comTROY — Troy goaltender Nicholas Griswold fought off his nerves.But Troy boys soccer coach Richard Phillip...

October 19th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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UVCC welcomes new staff

PIQUA — The Upper Valley Career Center held a board welcome reception for incoming staff members prior to the board of education’s regular...

September 25th, 2018 |  


First Lutheran to celebrate 170th

First Lutheran to celebrate 170th

TROY — Next Sunday, First Lutheran Church in Troy plans to celebrate a special milestone with worship and fellowship.The church will celebrate t...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


Autumn means salad days for Gloria

Autumn means salad days for Gloria

It’s early Wednesday morning. The house is peacefully quiet, so I’m seizing the opportunity to get in touch with you all.Last night we had...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Cruise-In for a Cause

Cruise-In for a Cause

CASSTOWN — It was the first Cruise-In for a Cause hosted by the Miami East FFA at Miami East High School held last Friday. The event had 56 entr...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Yackowsky, Hayne to wed

Yackowsky, Hayne to wed

Elizabeth Christen Yackowsky and Michael John Hayne, both of Chattanooga, Tennessee, have announced their engagement and plans to marry on Oct. 20, 20...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Odas celebrate 60th anniversary

Odas celebrate 60th anniversary

TROY — Bill and Sue Oda of Troy celebrated 60 years of marriage with a surprise family get-together.Bill Oda and Susan Grube were married Aug. 3...

September 15th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Honoring the survivors and the ‘survived by’

Honoring the survivors and the ‘survived by’

Every October, newspapers make a concerted effort to raise awareness of breast cancer, providing health care tips, hope and attempts to honor survivor...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Issue 1: What you need to know

Issue 1: What you need to know

Issue 1 is a proposed constitutional amendment that will radically change how illegal drugs and criminal defendants are sentenced in our judicial syst...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Big thanks for small Blessing

Big thanks for small Blessing

During October, we observe “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” sponsored by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Like ma...

October 18th, 2018 |  


In which I learned to love Halloween

In which I learned to love Halloween

It’s not so much that I hate holidays and special occasions, it’s just that I hate anything in my life that requires me to put forth even ...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Confused by ‘Time’s Up’?

Confused by ‘Time’s Up’?

Some men are feeling collective guilt as women are coming forward about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault. They are asking themselv...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Benefit a success

To the Editor:On Oct. 7, family and friends held a golf outing to benefit the family of Danny Landers at Woodland Golf Course in Cable.Danny is battli...

October 17th, 2018 updated: October 18th, 2018. |  


BUSINESS


Fidelity Health Care receives 5-star rating

DAYTON — Fidelity Health Care recently received a five-star rating for quality of its patient care from Home Health Compare, a ratings system op...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


Tippecanoe High School to host freshman parent meeting

TIPP CITY — Tippecanoe High School is hosting a freshman parent meeting with an emphasis on student success, family engagement, and the post hig...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Your Financial Future coming to downtown

TROY — Your Financial Future is excited to announce their grand opening, taking place on Friday, June 29, at 24 N. Market St. in Troy’s hi...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Covington welcomes dental practice

Covington welcomes dental practice

COVINGTON — Dr. Zach Stueve recently opened Covington Dental at 550 Mote Drive #1, in Covington. The event was celebrated with the dental team m...

June 18th, 2018 |  


CASA hires new executive director

TROY — CASA/GAL of Miami County, Inc. has announced it has chosen an executive director to move the mission of the program forward in Miami Coun...

June 9th, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA