Disappointing ‘Pixels’ falls apart before it begins

The most believable element in “Pixels” is that alien video-game creatures could attack our planet.The core concept is clever — spac...

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 25th, 2015. |  


‘I Am Cait’ debuts as a docuseries with broader purpose

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s the next step in the biggest celebrity story of the year.It’s the long-awaited debut of Caitlyn Jenner’s ...

July 25th, 2015 |  


USA Today best-sellers

1. “Go Set a Watchman” by Harper Lee (Harper)2. “To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee (Harper)3. “Grey” by E.L. Ja...

July 25th, 2015 |  



Crown jewel of Connecticut state parks: Hammonasset Beach

MADISON, Conn. (AP) — Downtown Madison, Connecticut, has the feel of a beach town, though the beach itself is nearly 2 miles away.In addition to...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Elections director named

MIAMI COUNTY — The new director for the Miami County Board of Elections was announced Friday afternoon as Bev Kendall. Kendall has had 17 years ...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Elections director named

MIAMI COUNTY — The new director for the Miami County Board of Elections was announced Friday afternoon as Bev Kendall. Kendall has had 17 years ...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Fall-of-the-bone perfection

Fall-of-the-bone perfection

Pheasant Confit Barbecue TacosThis recipe combines two of my favorite cooking techniques: confit and barbecue.Confit stems from a French verb “c...

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  


The Amish Cook

The Amish Cook

The wedding sermons held both encouragement and advice for the bridal pair as well as for the rest of us. My dad remarked in his sermon that he and my...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Couple to celebrate 50 years

Couple to celebrate 50 years

Pat and Jim Morris are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this year. They were married on July 31, 1965, in the First Lutheran Church in Troy....

July 21st, 2015 |  


Fair king, queen contest set for Saturday

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Fair King and Queen contest will again be held prior to the fair in the Duke Lundgard Building at the north end ...

July 21st, 2015 |