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A new beginning

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Mike UlleryStaff Photographermullery@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — As Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection, it is the time of the year to reflect on how we choose to spend the new life given to each of us by God’s son.This is also the time of year that new life, resurrected life, takes place in the form of trees, grass, and all the other living things that surround us in our daily lives.For some, the concept of a new life, a new beginning, takes on a more personal and real meaning.Easter also is a time to reflect that God does indeed have a plan for each and every one of us. Whether we follow His teachings, or not, we are all part of His plan.

 

Earth Day: A reminder to recycle

Staff ReportsMIAMI COUNTY — Earth Day is Tuesday, and residents in Miami County are encouraged to “be green”and “save green” (money). Recycling helps conserve our natural resources, landfill space and save on energy. Creating jobs is another benefit of recycling that is often forgotten.The Ohio EPA recently administered a grant to help with glass recycling in the area. Rumpke and the Miami County Sanitary Engineering Department now have sepa...

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Many benefit from donations of Shanesy sisters

By Sharon SemanieFor the Daily Callpdceditorial@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — Although they lived somewhat frugal lives, sisters Dorothy and Martha Shanesy enjoyed getting involved in the Piqua community, playing bridge and traveling abroad to sites such as Oberammergau, Germany.More importantly, however, they managed to invest their savings, thanks to the sage advice of their attorney(s) and financial advisor. As a result, Dorothy and Martha each l...

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Community coming together

Adam Wiersma, 14, hides eggs at the Piqua Apostolic Temple in Piqua on Saturday. Wiersma, a student at Piqua Christian School was lending a hand during a community day event at the church.

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FCCLA raises awareness about texting, driving

By Belinda M. PaschalStaff Writerbpaschal@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — Though the public generally thinks of texting and driving as more of a “teen” problem, a survey by AAA shows that drivers between 25-39 are the worst offenders.“Most people blame teenagers for it, but some of the worst people are adults. I found it alarming that more crashes are due to adults texting and driving,” said Abby Frilling, instructor of Family ...

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Covington High School Prom Court

The 2014 Covington High School prom court features, sitting, left to right: Briana Grilliot, Shianne Fortner, Amanda Brown, Jackie Siefring, Stephani Shane and Amber Edwards. Standing, left to right, are: A.J. Ouellette, Dalton Bordelon, Tyler Henry, Andre Benedict, Lane White and Seth Clark.

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Bradford Library to hold annual Plant Swap

BRADFORD — The Bradford Public Library’s annual Plant Swap is scheduled for Saturday, May 3 beginning at 10 a.m. Anyone from the surrounding area is invited to attend the function, which runs until 1 p.m. For gardeners who are dividing plants this year and wish to bring in plants to give away, the library will open at 9:30 a.m.Along with a large variety of free cuttings and different plants to choose from, a workshop s...

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Does the majority rule?

Let’s pretend for a moment that people diagnosed on the autism spectrum now make up 90 percent of the population. The remaining 10 percent of the population are “typical” people and have not been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). There is nothing significantly unique or different about the 10 percent. In fact, these people act alike.The autism spectrum population includes people who are verbal and non-verbal, genius or not, social or not, and confo...

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