The Marquis de Sod

The Marquis de Sod

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comDENVER, Colo. — The same feathery soft hands that once caught touchdown passes for the Piqua High School foot...

April 3rd, 2016 |  


Life of pi

Life of pi

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — What many high school students would have viewed as the equivalent of lumps of coal in their Christmas...

March 25th, 2016 |  


Teaching with technology

Teaching with technology

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — When Bill Hewitt began his teaching career in Troy, he still did most of his word processing on a type...

February 25th, 2016 |  



Hitting the mark

Hitting the mark

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Barb Roberts gave a series of whistles, at which point roughly two dozen seventh and eighth grade stud...

February 18th, 2016 |  


At the end of their ropes

At the end of their ropes

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Maggie Welker has been a member of the Troy Pop Rocks for so long that she barely remembers life befor...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Troy, Ohio’s Al Mescher is ‘nosy’ about the future; donated for 300th time to Community Blood Drive

Troy, Ohio’s Al Mescher is ‘nosy’ about the future; donated for 300th time to Community Blood Drive

For the Troy Daily NewsDAYTON — Troy donor Alfred “Al” Mescher would like to live to be 100.“The reason is because I’m n...

February 14th, 2016 |  


At the end of their ropes

At the end of their ropes

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — So long has Maggie Welker been a member of the Troy Pop Rocks that she barely remembers life before jo...

February 14th, 2016 |  


At the end of their ropes

At the end of their ropes

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — So long has Maggie Welker been a member of the Troy Pop Rocks that she barely remembers life before jo...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Taking the Kindness Challenge

Taking the Kindness Challenge

By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — In addition to the traditional “three Rs” of education — reading, ‘riting and ...

January 29th, 2016 |  


Troy man pleads to amended charge

Troy man pleads to amended charge

MIAMI COUNTY — A Troy man entered a plea of no contest to an amended charge of gross sexual imposition in Miami County Common Pleas Court on Thu...

January 28th, 2016 |