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Jailynn Snyder, 2, of Covington and Payton Stine, 2, of Sidney scramble to fill their baskets from a virtual sea of Easter Eggs during the fourth annual Fields of Grace Worship Center Easter Egg hunt Covington Elementary School on Saturday. Event organizer Nikki Ingle said that this year’s event had 680 children, age newborn to 6th grade hunting 25,000 plastic eggs. More than 1300 people attended the egg hunt.


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April 11Civil dispute: A customer at Red Carpet Inn, 9060 Country Club Road, Room 10, reported he was “upset about being bitten by bed bugs overnight at the hotel” and requested a refund for the stay. The hotel refused and the customer requested police assistance in getting his money back. The customer was advised to resolve the issue through civil court.Domestic: Police responded to the Kwik N Kold, 655 N. Main St., after a male and a female were involved in...

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Ex-coach carried on ‘perverted’ sexual relationship with underage player for years

By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comTROY — A former soccer coach will spend the next two years in prison for sexually battering a former female teen-aged player on his team, a common pleas court judge ruled on Monday.Jeffrey S. Walden, 46, of Knoxville, Tenn., was convicted of two counts of sexual battery, third-degree felonies, after a March 3 plea bargain where he pleaded no contest and was found guilty of the charges. The plea agreement also sti...

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Come on spring!

Provided photoStudents from the Center for Early Learning at Piqua Catholic School each painted a birdhouse to help encourage the arrival of spring.

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Bradford School Honor Roll

BRADFORD — The following students have been named to the Bradford High School honor roll for the 2013-14 third quarter:6th Grade: Mercedes Smith 4.0, Brock Barga, Keanan Clark, Erica Gaynor, Caroline Gleason, Brant Helman, Riley Houser, and Brayden Sanders7th Grade: Elisa Martinez, Macie Reck, Lillian Elleman 4.0, Amelia Roberts 4.0, Connor Case, Bianca Keener, Karmen Knepp, and Jackson Moore8th Grade: Irina Dingman 4.0, Clay Layman 4.0, Andrew Branson, ...

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Frickers holds grand reopening ceremony

SIDNEY — A ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, April 10, signaled the grand reopening of the Fricker’s in Sidney.“We’ve been here since October 2012,” said Renee Latimer, regional manager of the company. “We’re here to show our support for the community.”The restaurant has gone through a managerial change. Jenny Foley has been the manager for the past two months. She is assisted by two assistant managers.Fricker...

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for preschoolers

BRADFORD — Bradford Public Library will present Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library for all of area preschoolers, as part of the Miami County libraries program. This program, where each child receives a free book on a monthly basis, is also free for parents and grandparents. Applications are available in the library for both Darke County and Miami County preschoolers or you can get online and register. Contact the library at 937-448-2612 for additional information.

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Sheriff adds narcotics detective

Staff ReportsTROY — Miami County Sheriff Charles Cox has directed that a former narcotics detective position previously eliminated due to budget cuts be returned due to the growing heroin and opiate abuse problem.This will bring the number of detectives dedicated to narcotics investigations to two, along with a detective sergeant who also will be primarily working narcotics cases as well. Although still not budgeted to the number of deputies that were in place prio...

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“Turn you us to you, O LORD, and we shall be...

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Bradford School Honor Roll

BRADFORD — The following students have been named...

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Sixth anual LDS Easter Concert set for April 18

HUBER HEIGHTS — The annual Easter Concert of The...

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