NEWS


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Marriage licenses

MIAMI COUNTY MARRIAGESAlexander Matthew Bickel, 19, of 1846-3B Towne Park Drive, Troy to Kylie Nichole Kaiser, 19, of same address.Chaz Michael Ray St...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Library announces contest winners

Library announces contest winners

PIQUA — Held in conjunction with National Poetry Month in April, the Piqua Public Library reports that its 2017 Youth Poetry Contest was a resou...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Kettering Health Network buys ITW property

TROY — Kettering Health Network has purchased 8 acres of land at 600 W. Main St. in Troy at the site of the former Hobart Brothers Company’...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Juvenile charged with assault

PIQUA — A juvenile is facing charges this week after allegedly shooting another juvenile with a BB gun.According to Piqua police reports, the in...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Commissioners OK new jail cameras

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Commissioners voted to approve several purchases at their meeting Thursday.The board approved the purchase of ne...

April 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Piqua baseball blanks Xenia
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College Scene
Johnson hired as Covington athletic director

Johnson hired as Covington athletic director

By Rob [email protected] —For more than 20 years, Roger Craft has kept the Covington High School athletic programs running a...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


Brownee signs with Edison softball

Brownee signs with Edison softball

By Rob [email protected] Piqua High School senior Rayna Brownlee heard Edison was bringing back softball next year, her college choice ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Lehman boys tennis on the rise

Lehman boys tennis on the rise

By Rob [email protected] — Lehman Catholic tennis coach TIm Ungericht knew his second season as Lehman boys tennis coach was go...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Covington softball takes care of Twin Valley South

Covington softball takes care of Twin Valley South

By Ben RobinsonGoBuccs.comCOVINGTON — Coming off of two straight defeats to Russia and state ranked Newton, the Covington Lady Buccs needed a bi...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Tuesday Tennis, Track Results

The Piqua tennis team lost to Tippecanoe 5-0.In singles, Sean Hatke lost 6-4, 6-2; Brad McPherson lost 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) and Isaiah Smith lost 6-2, 6-0.I...

April 26th, 2017 |  


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Business partnership boosts confidence

Business partnership boosts confidence

PIQUA — Two new downtown businesses are partnering to help their clients nail their job interviews and land a place of employment that becomes t...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Community calendar

Community calendar

Today• MORNINGS IN MOTION: Join staff from 10-11: a.m. on Thursdays for Mornings in Motion. Meet at the McKaig and Race Park for this interactiv...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Easter most special day of year

Easter most special day of year

Easter Sunday is one of the most special days of the year to me. It is a special day to celebrate our Lord and Savior.Early on Easter Sunday morning I...

April 26th, 2017 |  


You’re Invited

You’re Invited

Spaghetti supper plannedPLEASANT HILL — Pleasant Hill First Brethren Church invites you to the Fifth Annual Spaghetti Supper to be held on Satur...

April 26th, 2017 |  


‘Wheelie, wheelie’ into bike safety

‘Wheelie, wheelie’ into bike safety

PIQUA — Two local cyclists have recently reached over 1,000 kids with their message of bike safety, visiting two schools in Piqua in preparation...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Editorial roundup

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As I See It
Tripping through the halls of law

Tripping through the halls of law

This is going to come out sounding very cranky but if you are a third-grader selling something to fund a class trip, please do not knock on my door. I...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


You can help prevent child abuse

To the Editor:In the most recent fiscal year, 17,418 substantiated or indicated reports of child abuse and/or neglect were recorded in Ohio. This brea...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Helping homeless kids find shelter

Helping homeless kids find shelter

Homelessness is dangerous, especially for kids. They are more vulnerable to become victims of crime; they’re more vulnerable to disease, and the...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

I’ll begin this week’s column with a thank you note after a big successful event a few weeks ago. The Fields of Grace Worship Center would...

April 21st, 2017 |  


An attitude of gratitude

An attitude of gratitude

“In ordinary life, we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.&...

April 21st, 2017 |  


‘Saints and Sinners’ a success

To The Editor:“To those who have seen us when we’re sinners and seen us when we’re saints and can’t tell the difference.”...

April 20th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Wayne HealthCare, Premier Health form affiliation

GREENVILLE — Wayne HealthCare and Premier Health, who owns Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, plan to move forward with a new joint venture afte...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Business briefs

Kasich names Oda to Edison board COLUMBUS – Governor John R. Kasich has appointmented James C. Oda of Piqua (Miami County) to the Edison State C...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Winteregg graduates elite program

COLUMBUS — J.D. Winteregg of Troy is one of 24 farmers and agribusiness professionals who recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Pioneer focuses on safety, new community solar project

Pioneer focuses on safety, new community solar project

PIQUA — Pioneer’s Cooperative Spirit Day and 81st Annual Meeting focused on safety, a new solar project and thanking a 21-year board membe...

March 26th, 2017 updated: March 26th, 2017. |  


Business briefs

Business briefs

Helke has new role TROY — Ohio’s Hospice has announced changing roles and responsibilities for members of the leadership team.Among those ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


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