NEWS


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Area briefs
Dancing with the Piqua Stars set

Dancing with the Piqua Stars set

PIQUA — Piqua Arts Council’s premier fundraiser is in full swing.Six couples are dancing for the 2020 Dancing with the Piqua Stars event, ...

February 24th, 2020 |  


Lady Vikings OHSWCA state champs!

Lady Vikings OHSWCA state champs!

Residents in Fletcher line the street to welcome home the Miami East High School girls wrestling team on Sunday evening after the team brought home th...

February 23rd, 2020 updated: February 23rd, 2020. |  


Vehicle hits apartment, flees scene

Vehicle hits apartment, flees scene

Residents of an apartment building on Imperial Court in Troy check the damage to their building after a vehicle crashed into the structure shortly aft...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


Poetry Out Loud regional winner announced

Poetry Out Loud regional winner announced

PIQUA — The Piqua Arts Council hosted their first Poetry Out Loud even on Thursday, Feb. 6 at Edison State Community College.“I was very i...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Troy Police Department reports

Information filed by the Troy Police Department:Feb. 15RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY: Thomas Northrop, 35, of Dayton, was charged with one count of fourth...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Fine art exhibition winners named

Fine art exhibition winners named

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Area Arts Council’s A Fine Art Exhibition & Sale was held Feb. 8-15 at the Rusty Harden Studio.More than 50 ...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Covington boys rally stuns Fairlawn in Piqua D-IV sectional action

Covington boys rally stuns Fairlawn in Piqua D-IV sectional action

By Ben RobinsonGoBuccs.comPIQUA — A month ago the Covington Buccaneers walked off the home floor stunned after Fairlawn’s Ashton Piper dri...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Piqua boys basketball closes season with loss to West Carrollton

Piqua boys basketball closes season with loss to West Carrollton

By Rob KiserMiami Valley TodayVANDALIA — Piqua was hoping a third-meeting with West Carrollton — in a D-I boys sectional tournament opener...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Troy boys’ season ends in tournament loss to Carroll, 52-35

Troy boys’ season ends in tournament loss to Carroll, 52-35

By Josh BrownMiami Valley TodayCENTERVILLE — The Troy boys basketball team enjoyed its most successful season in eight years.In the end, though,...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Bethel’s Price swims in state finals; Newton, Lehman boys fall: Friday sports roundup

Staff ReportsCANTON — Bethel’s Kaylee Price gained invaluable experience swimming at this year’s Division II state meet.And even tho...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Reaves-Hicks, Quintero win MVL wrestling titles

Reaves-Hicks, Quintero win MVL wrestling titles

By Rob KiserMiami Valley TodayVANDALIA — Piqua 285-pound junior Lance Reaves-Hicks and Troy 160-pound senior Carlos Quintero couldn’t have...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


LIFE


ME senior donates $3K to shelter

ME senior donates $3K to shelter

MIAMI COUNTY — While it may be awhile before she can again enjoy the peanut butter and chocolate dessert, Miami East High School senior Kearsten...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Shingles vaccine may reduce stroke risk

Shingles vaccine may reduce stroke risk

DALLAS — Shingles, a viral infection caused by the chickenpox virus, is linked to an increased risk of stroke. A new study found that Zoster Vac...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Portable MRIs bring diagnostics to stroke patients’ bedside

Portable MRIs bring diagnostics to stroke patients’ bedside

DALLAS — A portable, low-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system may become a safe and practical way to get accurate brain images at a pat...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Miami County Real Estate Transactions

TROYEstate of Lonnie Steinbrugge, Stacy Smith, executor to Kyle Casdorph, Alex Vondenhuevel, one lot, $105,000.Kevin Klawon to Alicia Judd, one lot, $...

February 13th, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Yoders host butchering event

The Amish Cook: Yoders host butchering event

We are having a blessed, busy week. Daniel’s parents from the Amish community in Danville, Ohio, came for a visit last week and have now spent t...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Miami County ESC continues to serve educators, students

Miami County ESC continues to serve educators, students

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Educational Service Center is a hub of educational resources for all public and non-public schools in the county...

February 11th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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I Came, I saw, iPad

Celery: A medicine chest in disguise

It turns out that for over 50 years, I have held on to, in fact, I have nurtured, a ridiculous prejudice. I have always hated … celery. I mean, ...

February 21st, 2020 |  


A personal call for Joint Fire District Levy support

To the Editor:Our former Joint Fire District Levy failed by 25 votes.Fourteen hundred registered voters did not exercise their right to vote for or ag...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Vote for Piqua’s future

To the Editor:I am writing to encourage the citizens of Piqua to vote in favor of the street levy re­newal. Safe and well maintained streets are ...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Street levy needs residents’ support

To the Editor:Renewal Piqua Street Levy vote, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Here are the facts: Why? Without the passage of the 0.25 percent Street Income ...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Jim McGuire: My hearth axe

Jim McGuire: My hearth axe

I keep three tools on the hearth beside the woodstove. Along with the usual poker and ash shovel, there’s a short-handled hewing axe. I use it t...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Jim Krumel: Three men, three thoughts on gun control

Jim Krumel: Three men, three thoughts on gun control

They came.They talked.And they disagreed.That pretty much sums up the conversation about gun control that took place during the annual Associated Pres...

February 17th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Business briefs
CareFlight adds fourth base of operations in Darke County

CareFlight adds fourth base of operations in Darke County

MIAMI VALLEY — The CareFlight Air & Mobile program is expanding to include a fourth base of operations in Versailles, in northeast Darke Cou...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Isaiah Industries president recognized with award from the Metal Construction Association

MIAMI VALLEY — Todd Miller of Sidney was recently recognized with the Larry Swaney Award from the Metal Construction Association. Miller is pres...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Monroe Federal to expand at former Taco Ball location

Monroe Federal to expand at former Taco Ball location

By Matt ClevengerFor the Miami Valley Sunday NewsTIPP CITY — Monroe Federal Savings and Loan has announced plans to add a second branch location...

February 17th, 2020 |  


New ARKHOUSE Co. store opens in Troy

TROY – ARKHOUSE Co., a quintessential small-town mercantile with modern flair, recently opened at 233 South Market Street in Troy. The new store...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation offering $2M in trenching safety grants

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) announced a new $2 million safety grant program today to assist employers in pur...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Finding a reputable florist with help from your BBB

Flowers are a fitting gift for any occasion. Valentine’s Day is a busy time for florists, so if you plan on purchasing flowers for your loved on...

February 14th, 2020 |  


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