By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — An alleged drug dealer who was shot four times during a drug deal gone bad at Fountain Park in 2011 was taken into custody Thursday evening after authorities executed a search warrant at his Spring Street residence.Michael W. Butts, 24, was taken into custody for felony drug trafficking and for several warrants, including ones for a probation violation and failure to appear in court for an assault charge. Other charges, police say, may be filed against Butts as the investigation continues.Drug detectives spent hours at the home, where they say a “significant amount of marijuana, an undisclosed amount of cash and some prescription pill” containers were found.
PIQUA — The Miami District of the Miami Valley Council Boy Scouts of America held their Pinewood Derby on Saturday, March 1, in Piqua at the Miami Valley Centre Mall. Cub Scouts from 12 packs participated. The three district winners were Andrew Hamish (Pack 413), Hunter Case (Pack 295) and Dalton Trucksis (Pack 413).Winning results of other races were:• Tiger race: Kyle Ross (Pack 395), Evan McEntyre (Pack 285) ...
By Sharon SemanieFor the Daily Callpdceditorial@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — “Friday Night Lights” will be shining bright on March 14 when The Ohio State University football players-former, that is — match their athleticism against the Piqua Area All — Stars in an exhibition basketball game at the Garbry Gymnasium at Piqua High School.
By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — A new project already underway at the Miami Valley Centre Mall is nothing short of child’s play.Mall management recently announced the addition of a Playtime Play Area to the mall, which will be located in the skylight area near the food court.Peggy Henthorn, the regional manager of the Mid-America Management Corp., which owns the mall, stated several large malls have such play areas and ...
Mike Ullery | Daily CallLocal musician Bill Corfield entertains the lunch crowd at the Miami Valley Centre Mall on Thursday.
MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Animal Shelter will be closed on Saturday, March 8, due to a remodeling project. The shelter will reopen for normal business on Monday, March 10 at 8 a.m. We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope you will stop by to see our new lobby area when it is finished.
By DAVID CRARYAP National WriterNEW YORK (AP) — A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over her ties with the Girl Scouts.Two advocacy groups often critical of corporate advertising tactics — the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for a New American Dream — on Thursday urged the Girl Scouts of the USA to end its partnership with the dol...
By Sheryl RoadcapFor the Daily Callpdceditorial@civitasmedia.comPIQUA – Wednesday morning the Piqua Chamber of Commerce hosted Piqua’s State of the School presentation at the YWCA. After updates were given from inside the classroom to the current status of the elementary school’s construction project by Piqua School Superintendent Rick Hanes, Board of Education Treasure Jeremie Hittle gave his update on how Piqua Schools are doing financially...
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