NEWS


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Brooks named president, CEO of Buckeye

PIQUA — Buckeye Insurance Group is pleased to announce the appointment of John M. Brooks as president and chief executive officer effective Marc...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Dayton man sentenced for local burglary

Dayton man sentenced for local burglary

MIAMI COUNTY — A Dayton man was sentenced to prison time for a Piqua burglary in Miami County Common Pleas Court this week.Jason L. Reid, 36, wa...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Martinez pleads guilty in home invasion case

MIAMI COUNTY —Kristian Martinez, 23, of Phillipsburg, entered a plea of guilty to second-degree felony conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary ...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Restaurant inspections

Inspections provided by the Piqua Health DepartmentMarch 15Dollar Tree, 1264 E. Ash St., Piqua — Satisfactory at time of inspection.Murphy, 1302...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Segura pleads guilty in alleged drug ring case

Segura pleads guilty in alleged drug ring case

MIAMI COUNTY — Erick Segura, 24, of Tipp City, entered a plea of guilty to 34 counts of drug-related felonies in connection with a large scale d...

March 24th, 2017 |  


‘First Choice’ upgrades to stand out

‘First Choice’ upgrades to stand out

PIQUA — First Choice Paint and Body Shop is diversifying the equipment at their disposal in order to reach more customers.First Choice Paint and...

March 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Piqua baseball drops opener to Springboro

Piqua baseball drops opener to Springboro

By Rob [email protected] were a lot of positives for the Piqua baseball team in the season opener with Springoboro at Hardman Field in...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Ho looks to soar for Piqua girls

Ho looks to soar for Piqua girls

Staff ReportsCourtney Downs returns as Piqua girls track and field coach.Graduating off last year’s team were Amy Burt, Liz Duer, Taylor Shroyer...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Dabbelt All-Star game set for Thursday

Dabbelt All-Star game set for Thursday

Staff ReportsThe second annual Jim Dabbelt Miami Valley Underclass All-Star Game will be held Thursday at Urbana High School. 40 of the top girls̵...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Bowling fundraiser Friday at Brel-Aire; Ladies golf meeting at Echo Hills in April

There will be Knockout M.S. Scotch Doubles Fundraiser Friday at Brel-Aire Lanes.It will be a 9-pin, no-pin tap tournament.Sign-in starts at 6:30 p.m.,...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Piqua softball returns strong group

Piqua softball returns strong group

Staff ReportsRick Claprood returns for his 15th season as Piqua softball coach.He will be assisted by Eric Blankenship and Greg GordonPiqua finished 2...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Williams returns as Piqua tennis coach

Williams returns as Piqua tennis coach

Staff ReportsDave Williams returns as Piqua boys tennis coach.Piqua’s longtime coach came back from retirement a year ago.Graduating off last ye...

March 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Community calendar

Today• SCOTCH DOUBLE: A scotch double bowling fundraiser to benefit the Walk MS Miami County will be offered at Brel Aire Lanes, 8433 N. County ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Fiery dawn and quick-fix dinner

Fiery dawn and quick-fix dinner

Yesterday was one of those days that leave a person absolutely weary and exhausted.It all began a little after 5 a.m. I was sound asleep when I receiv...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


You’re Invited

You’re Invited

St. Mary Parish holds Lenten Fish FriesPIQUA — St. Mary Parish continues their weekly Lenten Fish Fries on Friday, March 24, from 5-7 p.m. in th...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Happy birthday to Blake Deal

Happy birthday to Blake Deal

Blake DealBirthdate: March 24, 2010Age: 7Parents: Josh and Laura Deal of PiquaSiblings: Ashlyn and JackGrandparents: Kenny and Joyce Deal of Piqua, an...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Happy birthday to Ashlyn Deal

Happy birthday to Ashlyn Deal

Ashlyn DealBirthdate: March 24, 2010Age: 7Parents: Josh and Laura Deal of PiquaSiblings: Blake and JackGrandparents: Kenny and Joyce Deal of Piqua, an...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Fish fry auction a big hit

Kiwanis thank community

To the Editor:Thank you goes out to the community and local businesses for their patronage and support of the 2017 Kiwanis Pancake Day, which was held...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Scouts thankful for donations

To the Editor:I would like to thank the citizens of Piqua who donated toward our 2017 “Scouting for Food” campaign. Scouts collected 4,517...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The renegade plants of China

The renegade plants of China

My mother loved honeysuckle.We had a bunch of it in our back yard. She loved the way it looked in the spring when it bloomed. She loved the fragrance ...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Celebrating farmers on March 21

To the Editor:Happy National Agriculture Week!In celebration of National Ag Day, March 21, 2017, the Miami East FFA Chapter would like to thank area f...

March 19th, 2017 |  


A final good-bye and last words

A final good-bye and last words

Most often when people die suddenly, it comes as a terrible shock to those left behind. There is no warning or opportunity to say “good-bye.R...

March 18th, 2017 |  


The folly of step therapy practices

The folly of step therapy practices

By Edward Goldberger, M.D., F.A.C.R.Guest ColumnistI am doctor of medicine. If you are my patient, I know your unique health needs on a very personal ...

March 18th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Foundation has new location, same dedication

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, was a monumental day for The Piqua Community Foundation. After more than 16 years in the Peoples/MainSource Bank building at Wa...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Mullenbrock earns Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisor status

Mullenbrock earns Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisor status

PIQUA – Craig W. Mullenbrock, CFP® with Mullenbrock & Associates private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Make the most of your tax refund

Make the most of your tax refund

More than 110 million Americans collected a tax refund – worth an average of just under $3,000 – after filing their 2015 tax returns, acco...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Edison State Works officially unveiled

Edison State Works officially unveiled

PIQUA — “There are many great things to come for Edison State and our community,” said Edison State President Dr. Doreen Larson just...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Ambit Energy expands service in Ohio

DALLAS — Ambit Energy, the world’s largest direct seller of energy and a leading national retail energy provider, today announced enrollme...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


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