NEWS


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Food Science and Technology team competes

Food Science and Technology team competes

CASSTOWN — The Miami East-MVCTC FFA Food Science and Technology Team recently competed in the District 5 Contests hosted by Covington High Schoo...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

Information filed by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:Nov. 28ACCIDENT: A deputy responded to the 6500 block of U.S. Route 40 in Brandt in refer...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Demo begins for Marias Tech expansion

Demo begins for Marias Tech expansion

COVINGTON — Demolition has begun on six buildings in downtown Covington to prepare for the expansion of Marias Technology, which provides softwa...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Troy Pop Rocks jump rope team to open performance season Friday

Troy Pop Rocks jump rope team to open performance season Friday

TROY — The nationally renowned Troy Pop Rocks jump rope team will begin its 11th season Friday with the first of 19 performances that will conti...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Area briefs

Holiday camp setMIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA is offering a winter holiday day camp program for first through sixth graders (kindergarten...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Senior citizens center receives gift

TROY — The Troy Senior Citizens Center received a generous gift from an estate to be used to improve the center’s kitchen area.On Dec. 3, ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Bees top Trojans, 53-42
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Pirates top Trojans, 69-59
Hampton III, Pothast honored by OCCAC; Edison State teams sweep Clark State

Hampton III, Pothast honored by OCCAC; Edison State teams sweep Clark State

Staff ReportsEdison State Community College basketball players Ronald Hampton III (Wayne) and Sarah Pothast (Wapakoneta) were recently honored by the ...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Bradford girls handle Ansonia: Thursday sports roundup

Bradford girls handle Ansonia: Thursday sports roundup

By Rob KiserPiqua Daily Calland Josh BrownTroy Daily NewsBRADFORD — The outcome was not unexpected.It was a matchup between a talented Bradford ...

December 6th, 2019 updated: December 6th, 2019. |  


Greenville outlasts Troy, 42-35

Greenville outlasts Troy, 42-35

By Josh BrownTroy Daily NewsTROY — Troy girls basketball coach Aaron Johnson says that fixing the Trojans’ woes is a matter of simple math...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Piqua girls basketball comeback falls short against Butler

Piqua girls basketball comeback falls short against Butler

By Rob KiserPiqua Daily CallVANDALIA — The Piqua girls basketball team made a valiant comeback in the second half.But it wasn’t enough to ...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


Tipp girls rout Stebbins, get 1st win of season

By Josh BrownTroy Daily NewsTIPP CITY — After a pair of tough non-league losses to begin the season, the Tippecanoe girls basketball team reache...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


LIFE


Miami County Marriages

Evan Austin Meyers, 21, of 707 Ballard Lane, Sparta, Tenn. to Morgan Dee Ashley, 20, of same address.Tiffiny Frances Shurts, 35, of 812 W. Grant Stree...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Guess What’s New in Reading?

Guess What’s New in Reading?

ENGLEWOOD — It’s the 12th month of the year, which means the winter solstice harbors the beginning of winter. That’s right, December...

November 27th, 2019 |  


Troy Police Department reports

Information filed by the Troy Police Department:Nov. 22TRAFFIC: John Banner, 47, of Troy, was cited for driving on the sidewalk in the area of South M...

November 26th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: A Thanksgiving salad to please guests

The Amish Cook: A Thanksgiving salad to please guests

As I mentioned last week, we as a church would sometimes draw names from our 18 families and single households to determine who would be gathering at ...

November 25th, 2019 |  


The Amish Cook: Thanksgiving approaches

The Amish Cook: Thanksgiving approaches

Thanksgiving has always been a highlight in our house. As a little girl, my mom would always cook up a big meal, and without fail, we’d have gue...

November 25th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Editorial roundup

Editorial roundup

Ohio Student Religious Liberties Act an unnecessary distractionAkron Beacon Journal, Nov. 30The state of Ohio faces no shortage of pressing challenges...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Defending the right to choose

To the Editor:I can’t believe we are arguing abortion again. I am old enough to remember how women fought for the right of women to control thei...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


If it’s not one mouse …

If it’s not one mouse …

Over the past 20 years (!) I have written volumes about computers and other unfathomable gizmos. I got five articles out of buying one new cell phone ...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Rob Portman: Let’s pass USMCA and help Ohio’s economy grow

Rob Portman: Let’s pass USMCA and help Ohio’s economy grow

Most Ohioans can get access to a steady, fast internet connection at work or home. Unfortunately, for Ohioans living outside our big urban areas, broa...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Just the facts, ma’am

Just the facts, ma’am

I write articles on education policy development primarily to expose the political shenanigans involved in creating laws governing education and to in...

December 1st, 2019 |  


Community meal deemed success

To the Editor:Fields of Grace Worship Center and the Covington Eagles would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s Community Thanksgivi...

November 29th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Kathy Henne: Analyze This
Kettering Health Network makes key leadership transitions

Kettering Health Network makes key leadership transitions

KETTERING – Kettering Health Network is making two key leadership transitions.George Lewis, president of Kettering Physician Network, has been n...

November 25th, 2019 |  


Home sales increase over last year

MIAMI VALEY — The number of homes sold across Ohio in October rose from the pace set during the month a year ago, posting a 2.3 percent increase...

November 25th, 2019 |  


Kathy Henne: Don’t forget the variables when making an offer on a home

Kathy Henne: Don’t forget the variables when making an offer on a home

You’re ready to make an offer. You’ve done your homework by visiting similar homes and your agent has given you the benefit of their exten...

November 25th, 2019 |  


Krites honored by Ohio State Grange

Krites honored by Ohio State Grange

TROY — Troy Fire Department Assistant Chief Eric Krites was awarded Firefighter of the Year by the Ohio State Grange. Krites was nominated by th...

November 22nd, 2019 |  


Fidelity Health Care named to Top 500 of the 2019 HomeCare Elite

DAYTON – Premier Health’s Fidelity Health Care has been named to the Top 500 of the 2019 HomeCare Elite, marking the 12th consecutive year...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Sidney Parks and Recreation Director Duane Gaier named chair of the Great Miami River Coalition

MIAMI VALLEY — Duane Gaier, parks and recreation director for the city of Sidney, is the new chairperson of the Great Miami Riverway Coalition.T...

November 20th, 2019 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA