Mike Ullery | Daily CallSpringcreek Elementary School hosted a mother/son-father/daughter dance on Friday as a fund-raiser for the upcoming Piqua Art Council’s Dancing With the Piqua Stars. Students learned basic dance steps as well as some “fun” dances, such as the Chicken Dance. Springcreek principal Teresa Anderson, who is participating in Dancing With the Piqua Stars this season, debuted her dance, along with her pro partner Mark Jones. The event raised $587 for the Piqua Arts Council.
Mike Ullery | Daily CallPiqua Daily Call Sports Editor Rob Kiser recieves the 2014 Southwest District/OHSAA Media Award from board member Bob Huelsman during a halftime ceremony at The Cintas Center, Xavier University on Saturday.
Mike Ullery | Daily CallRunners cross the finish line at the inaugural Atomic City 5K run/walk on Saturday morning, in Piqua. The start and finish lines were near the white dome of former nuclear power plant that gave Piqua, Ohio the nickname, The Atomic City. More than 130 runners registered for the event, proceeds from which will benefit Piqua City Schools. Cain Leathers, from Toledo, was the overall winner with a time of 15:21. Libby Long of Covington was the women’s winne...
Mike Ullery | Daily CallCasey Beckner and his mom Kim, of Troy, carry a stack of pancakes and sausage through the serving line at the Upper Valley Career Center on Saturday morning as they take part in the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast.
Mike UlleryStaff Photographermullery@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — As the outside temperature reaches the 50 degree mark, most of us look longingly out our windows, wishing that we had an excuse to enjoy the first vestiges of spring.Students in the Environmental Occupations program at the Upper Valley Career Center have no such worries. When their fellow students are “chomping at the bit” to get outdoors, juniors and seniors in Jim Metz ...
By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — The eight-year anniversary of an unsolved toddler’s death quietly passed this week in Piqua.Logan Xavier Hess, 2, died March 6, 2006, at the Children’s Medical Center in Dayton after Piqua medics were called to 905 Park Ave. after the boy was found cold, barely breathing and his lips purple.Logan’s death was ruled a homicide and medical officials said the death was caused from...
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.
PIQUA — The Piqua Area Chamber of Commerce...
COVINGTON — The Covington Exempted Village schools...
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