NEWS


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Children helping Children’s
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Renovations continue at PHS

Piqua police reports

PIQUA — All information is provided by the Piqua Police Department.May 22TRAFFIC STOP: A driver was stopped for having a suspended license at 7:...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Administrator resigns from tech position

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Board of Education held a special meeting Wednesday evening, accepting the resignation of Jim Sagona, director of tech...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Area briefs

Pancake breakfast offeredCONOVER — The A.B. Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E US Route 36, will offer an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 a...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Brukner offers summer camps

TROY — Brukner Nature Center will offer week-long summer day camps filled with encounters with live wildlife, adventurous hikes, engaging games ...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Midtown Coffee and Creamery opens in Troy

Midtown Coffee and Creamery opens in Troy

TROY — Midtown Coffee and Creamery, a recent addition to the Sherwood of Troy shopping center, opened its doors last Tuesday, May 19.Hours of op...

May 27th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Legends ready to play
Archie signs with Chargers: Troy senior to play basketball for Edison State

Archie signs with Chargers: Troy senior to play basketball for Edison State

By Josh BrownMiami Valley TodayTROY — For Tre Archie, it was the culmination of years of work.And it was also simply the next step.The Troy seni...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Hope exists for fall sports

Hope exists for fall sports

By Josh BrownMiami Valley TodayCOLUMBUS — After the unprecedented cancellation of spring sports, a fall sports season is looking more and more l...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


GREAT Smallmouth Bass Fishing Challenge coming in June

Staff ReportThe Great Miami Riverway and the National Association of Professional River Anglers (NAPRA) have announced the first GREAT Smallmouth Bass...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Football playoffs to expand: OHSAA votes to add more qualifiers to postseason in 2021

Football playoffs to expand: OHSAA votes to add more qualifiers to postseason in 2021

By Josh BrownMiami Valley TodayCOLUMBUS — Football’s postseason in Ohio is about to get a lot bigger.Wednesday night, the Ohio High School...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


Griffith makes right choice

Griffith makes right choice

By Josh BrownMiami Valley TodayTROY — Michael Griffith chose wisely.Whether he knew it at the time or not.The Troy senior — a four-time di...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Piqua High School Athletes of Month selected for spring

Piqua High School Athletes of Month selected for spring

By Rob KiserMiami Valley TodayPIQUA — Piqua High School has had a program for athletes of the month for a number of years, with Polysource, WPTW...

May 18th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Henmans celebrate 65 years
Piqua couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Piqua couple celebrates 50th anniversary

PIQUA — A local couple is celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.Ron and Cindy Pearson of Piqua are celebrating 50 years of marriage this mo...

May 15th, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Pizza spaghetti a hit at the Yoders

The Amish Cook: Pizza spaghetti a hit at the Yoders

Good morning from the Yoders. These quiet, pleasant mornings are almost addictive, once you get started, it’s hard to miss a single one. For yea...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Local couple celebrates over 60 years of marriage

Local couple celebrates over 60 years of marriage

MIAMI COUNTY — A local couple are celebrating over 60 years of marriage.Robert and Joy Smith of Tipp City were married May 22, 1954. They are pr...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Piqua couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Piqua couple celebrates 50th anniversary

PIQUA — Mike and Sandie Cox of Piqua are celebrating 50 years of marriage this month.Mike and Sandie were married on May 2, 1970 at Greene Stree...

May 1st, 2020 |  


Troy Rec program changes

TROY — The city of Troy’s Recreation Department announced the following cancellations and extended deadlines for its summer programs.̶...

April 30th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Keep energy affordable during COVID-19 recovery

Keep energy affordable during COVID-19 recovery

By Matthew KandrachIn the wake of nearly 40 million jobless claims in recent weeks, Americans are clearly struggling to pay the bills. In fact, a new ...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Another political theory debunked

Another political theory debunked

In a recent article I wrote that it took a worldwide pandemic to put a pause on some of the more nonsensical educational laws enacted by our legislatu...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Reader: We have to remember the outage

To the Editor:We have to remember the outage of the past two-two and a half years.Family separations on the borders, DACA, Parkland, Charolettesville,...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Reader comments on post office

To the Editor:Re: Alex Moore’s article “Calling Around Covington” in the “Sunday” May 10, 2020 edition and delivered on ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Shopping in the pandemic

Shopping in the pandemic

This pandemic has made many of us conduct our normal routines in exceedingly different ways. I might even call them “abnormal” ways. For e...

May 19th, 2020 |  


Fond memories of Stop-N-Go store

To the Editor:It was Memorial Day weekend in 1970 when my brother Bob Shatto and his wife Shirley and I opened the Stop-N-Go store on Dorset Road in T...

May 19th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Hannah’s Southern Bistro coming to the mall
Koester, SpringMeade teams recognize first responders

Koester, SpringMeade teams recognize first responders

MIAMI COUNTY — Koester Pavilion and SpringMeade Health Center teams recently recognized local first responders with a “Thank You” Sp...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Troy announces promotion of Ken Parks to Wastewater Treatment Plant superintendent

Troy announces promotion of Ken Parks to Wastewater Treatment Plant superintendent

TROY — The city of Troy is pleased to announce the promotion of Ken Parks to the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant superintendent, which wa...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Piqua urgent care center opens to community

PIQUA– Premier Health will open its newest urgent care location in Piqua. The site is part of a larger rollout, which now includes nine location...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Kathy Henne: Salvaging credit and equity

Kathy Henne: Salvaging credit and equity

The issue of pricing strategies was recently addressed here, particularly for facing moving deadlines or selling a home that’s languishing on th...

May 15th, 2020 |  


Troy Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center offers thanks

Troy Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center offers thanks

TROY — During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic, Troy Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center has been able to keep the patients, ...

May 11th, 2020 |  


Armstrong Dentistry welcomes new associate

Armstrong Dentistry welcomes new associate

TROY — Dr. Mark Armstrong and the staff at Armstrong Dentistry would like to welcome their new associate, Dr. Beth Francis, to their offices....

May 11th, 2020 |  


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