NEWS


8:21 pm
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Wayne St. home burns in Piqua
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52 cases of COVID-19 reported in county
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Tri-Star winners named

Area briefs

Funds to address local needsPIQUA — Due to the current events happening in our county, the Miami County Foundation has reevaluated its spring gr...

March 31st, 2020 |  


United Way sets up COVID-19 Relief Fund

MIAMI COUNTY — Thanks to a gift from Meijer, the United Way of Miami County, Ohio (UWMCO) has established the UWMCO Coronavirus Relief Fund. Thi...

March 31st, 2020 |  


Pizza party offered to community

Pizza party offered to community

By Melody VallieuMiami Valley TodayTROY — A community member is looking to boost the spirits of others — one slice at a time.On Thursday, ...

March 31st, 2020 |  


Events canceled, with hopes of rescheduling

Events canceled, with hopes of rescheduling

Once again, the Calling Around Covington column will mostly highlight the cancelled and postponed events of our town, with some optimism for future re...

March 31st, 2020 |  


CareFlight responds to US 36 crash

CareFlight responds to US 36 crash

Firefighters and medics from Bradford, along with CareFlight nurses, prepare to load a patient for transport at the scene of a single vehicle crash on...

March 30th, 2020 updated: March 30th, 2020. |  


Two more COVID-19 deaths in county

Two more COVID-19 deaths in county

By Melody VallieuMiami Valley TodayMIAMI COUNTY — Two more deaths, for a total of six, related to COVID-19 have been reported in Miami County.Mi...

March 30th, 2020 updated: March 30th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


A virtual start to spring: Troy tweets ‘virtual’ Up and Running Invitational on would-be opening day

A virtual start to spring: Troy tweets ‘virtual’ Up and Running Invitational on would-be opening day

By Josh BrownMiami Valley TodayTROY — Saturday, the reality of the postponed beginning to the spring sports season began to truly sink in as the...

March 30th, 2020 updated: March 30th, 2020. |  


Edison State women’s basketball has historic season

Edison State women’s basketball has historic season

By Rob KiserMiami Valley TodayPIQUA — The Corona Virus may have stopped the Edison State Community College women’s basketball team from ma...

March 27th, 2020 |  


OHSAA cancels winter sports tournaments: State’s postseason unable to be rescheduled due to pandemic

OHSAA cancels winter sports tournaments: State’s postseason unable to be rescheduled due to pandemic

By Josh BrownMiami Valley TodayThe Ohio High School Athletic Association delivered its final verdict on the postponed winter sports tournaments Thursd...

March 26th, 2020 updated: March 26th, 2020. |  


Glaser, Fulton, Hall take top honors on all-conference teams

Glaser, Fulton, Hall take top honors on all-conference teams

Staff ReportsA number of local players were honored on the All-CCC, All-MBC, All-NWCC and All-SWBL teams.CROSS COUNTY CONFERENCEBoys BasketballNick Sc...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Echo Hills, Miami Shores make changes to adapt to Corona Virus

Echo Hills, Miami Shores make changes to adapt to Corona Virus

By Rob KiserMiami Valley TodayThe recent “Stay At Home” order undoubtedly left many people with some confusion — understandable when...

March 24th, 2020 updated: March 24th, 2020. |  


Knostman, Yeomans, Cox take top honors on All-MVL teams

Knostman, Yeomans, Cox take top honors on All-MVL teams

Staff ReportsTippecanoe’s Ben Knostman and Piqua’s Tylah Yeomans and Colleen Cox took top honors on the All-Miami Valley League teams rele...

March 22nd, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Happy Birthday to Blake Deal
Salons donate materials to first responders

Salons donate materials to first responders

MIAMI COUNTY — With last week’s news of shuttering hair salons and tattoo parlors, one local business owner has challenged others in the i...

March 24th, 2020 |  


Sheriff addresses ‘shelter in place’ order

Sheriff addresses ‘shelter in place’ order

MIAMI COUNTY — On Monday, Miami County Sheriff Dave Duchak addressed the “stay at home order” issued by Governor Mike DeWine that ma...

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


Happy Birthday to Zoe Zimmerman

Happy Birthday to Zoe Zimmerman

Zoe Layne ZimmermanBirth date: March 22, 2008Age: 12Parents: Bill and Tricia Zimmerman of SidneySiblings: Leah and AudreyGrandparents: Bill and Deb Zi...

March 22nd, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria’s potato salad

The Amish Cook: Gloria’s potato salad

I don’t recall ever before relishing so much those first warm sunny days of spring. After wiping so many tears from little boys who wanted to pl...

March 22nd, 2020 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria’s chocolate pies

The Amish Cook: Gloria’s chocolate pies

Okay, here we go with part two. A week ago, we chatted a bit about the Amish way of life and covered some interesting questions some of you have had. ...

March 19th, 2020 |  


Birth

Daughter welcomedA daughter, Katherine Lucy Hightower, was born at 3:55 a.m. March 15, 2020, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, to Robert J. and Samant...

March 16th, 2020 |  


OPINION


11:59 pm |    
Gov. DeWine is mighty fine
10:26 am |    
Tie your know and hold on

Editorial roundup

March 24, The Baltimore Sun on the postponement of the Summer 2020 Olympic Games:Historically, it takes a war to postpone or cancel the modern Olympic...

March 28th, 2020 |  


Stay home, my loved one is a nurse

Stay home, my loved one is a nurse

I’ve lost track of what day it is.Like many of you, I’ve been practicing social distancing, working from home (OK, my bed) and yelling at ...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Guess What’s New in Reading?

Guess What’s New in Reading?

ENGLEWOOD — With many of us staying in our homes and others who still go to work, we’re all under the outbreak of the vicious coronavirus....

March 26th, 2020 |  


Supporting Ohio communities during a pandemic

Supporting Ohio communities during a pandemic

In the middle of this public health crisis, I am in constant communication with Governor DeWine, Ohio Health Director Dr. Amy Acton, and other health ...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Are you under the lion’s paw?

Are you under the lion’s paw?

How does it feel to be under the lion’s paw? Are you feeling frightened, depressed, angry, powerless, hopeless? Many of us are experiencing thos...

March 24th, 2020 |  


Surviving self-isolation

Surviving self-isolation

Within hours of the coronavirus having an impact on our society (school closings, business closings, social self-isolation), the internet became inund...

March 24th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Kathy Henne: Reaching the finish line

Kathy Henne: Reaching the finish line

My last column got you started on your purchase by determining how much you could afford, getting loan pre-approval, and finding the right agent to to...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Kathy Henne: Start at the beginning

Kathy Henne: Start at the beginning

What’s the first question you ask yourself when you’re ready to buy a home? It should be, “How much can I afford?” Without tha...

March 20th, 2020 |  


Kathy Henne: If they should ask

Kathy Henne: If they should ask

When you tell friends and family you’re going to buy or sell a home, and they ask, “Why are you working through a real estate agent when y...

March 9th, 2020 |  


Business briefs

Business briefs

Misty Manuel, FNP, joins Upper Valley Family MedicineTROY – Misty Manuel, FNP, is joining Upper Valley Family Medicine. Manuel received her Bach...

March 9th, 2020 |  


Edison State employees recognized at banquet

Edison State employees recognized at banquet

MIAMI VALLEY — Nineteen employees were recognized for a combined total of 265 years of service in their careers at Edison State Community Colleg...

March 9th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA