Daily Call- RSS Feed http://dailycall.com/ http://dailycall.com/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:46:59 EST 1800 Cromes to celebrate 99th birthday http://dailycall.com/news/birthdays/150901154/Cromes-to-celebrate-99th-birthday TROY — Louise Cromes, of Troy, formerly of Piqua, will celebrate her 99th birthday with an open house from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Knights of St. Johns Hall, 110 S. Wayne St., Piqua. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:10:05 EST No ‘trap’ http://dailycall.com/news/sports/150892238/No-trap By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.comOff to a 3-0 start, having a “trap” game might be a nice problem to have for the Piqua boys basketball team. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:32:05 EST Piqua bowlers split matches http://dailycall.com/news/sports/150924926/Piqua-bowlers-split-matches The Piqua boys and girls bowling teams split with West Liberty-Salem Monday nightThe boys lost a close match last night to the West Liberty Salem Tigers 2,667-2,631. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:31:08 EST Versailles boys split meet http://dailycall.com/news/sports/150926784/Versailles-boys-split-meet Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:21:03 EST Ver girls sweep meet http://dailycall.com/news/sports/150926749/Ver-girls-sweep-meet Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:19:05 EST Celebrating ‘48th’ birthday in style http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150891052/Celebrating-48th-birthday-in-style A day last week was one to squeeze, from the first to the last drop. Our sons were here, families, some grandchildren and great-grands. The youngest was too new to be exposed to the current viruses, as well as being too small to jump out of the way. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:50:03 EST Building up smiles and Christmas cheer http://dailycall.com/news/news-news_education/150890971/Building-up-smiles-and-Christmas-cheer PIQUA — Residents at Heartland of Piqua had a great holiday treat Monday, and it was not just cookies. They were accompanied by the young spirits of Piqua Junior High School Builders Club. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:47:08 EST Fire coverage hot topic http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/150920171/Fire-coverage-hot-topic Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comWASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - In an irony of sorts, the discussion regarding fire protection was heated at times during Tuesday's meeting of the Washington Township trustees. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:35:04 EST Improving mental health care for vets http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150904532/Improving-mental-health-care-for-vets When our men and women in uniform come home from overseas, they deserve the best possible medical care. Unfortunately, they haven't always been getting it. And while deficiencies in treating physical wounds have been well documented, there has... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:25:09 EST Living with depression http://dailycall.com/news/news/150883169/Living-with-depression PIQUA – When it comes to living with depression and mixing in holiday stressors, it can be helpful to view this interaction within the context of having that mental illness. Acceptance for others and the struggles that they may be going through... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:04:19 EST Buccs outscore Indians http://dailycall.com/news/sports/150912415/Buccs-outscore-Indians By Rob Kiserrkiser@civitasmedia.com Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:30:05 EST Novelist shares his secrets http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/150904798/Novelist-shares-his-secrets Science fiction. Do you love it? Do you hate it? Are you neutral?Who writes science fiction? Who creates worlds inhabited by strange creatures and stranger human beings on voyages of discovery? Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:13 EST Polar Express steams through Center for Early Learning http://dailycall.com/news/news/150902419/Polar-Express-steams-through-Center-for-Early-Learning PIQUA — Christmas steamed into The Center for Early Learning at Piqua Catholic. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:12 EST Commission votes 3-2 to adopt new pay schedule http://dailycall.com/news/news/150912767/Commission-votes-3-2-to-adopt-new-pay-schedule PIQUA — Piqua City Commission began their meeting Tuesday by recognizing Juanita Supinger, who is retiring after 38 years with the Salvation Army. Lucy Fess presented the proclamation on behalf of the city, making Dec. 16, 2014, the official... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:11 EST The Amish Cook Amish Cook carols and bakes Christmas cookies http://dailycall.com/news/lifestyle-food/150901959/The-Amish-Cook-Amish-Cook-carols-and-bakes-Christmas-cookies Holiday greetings to all!Can it really be true that Christmas is just around the corner? Is 2014 actually coming to a close in a few weeks? Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:10 EST Piqua City Schools News Brief http://dailycall.com/news/briefs/150902156/Piqua-City-Schools-News-Brief PIQUA — The following events are taking place in Piqua City Schools:* The Holiday Break for Piqua City Schools begins Monday, Dec. 22. Students return to classes on Monday, Jan. 5. Happy Holidays! Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:08 EST Teaching old dog new tricks http://dailycall.com/news/opinion_columns/150897137/Teaching-old-dog-new-tricks Hello everyone! I know it's been a long time since I've gotten to write my column. I'm so very sorry! My life has been so crammed full I have not had a spare second. Luckily, in all this craziness diabetes hasn't been too big... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:07 EST Covington sets public hearing for zoning amendments http://dailycall.com/news/news/150904853/Covington-sets-public-hearing-for-zoning-amendments COVINGTON — The Covington Village Council has slated a public hearing on Monday, Feb. 2, to review two zoning map amendments.Council discussed the two issues Monday during its regularly scheduled meeting. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:06 EST Indians hold off Buccs http://dailycall.com/news/localsports-sports/150912953/Indians-hold-off-Buccs By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comCOVINGTON — Over the past two seasons, Newton and Covington has grown into a solid rivalry.Tuesday night's game proved that this year is no different. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:54:05 EST Blanket statement http://dailycall.com/news/news/150910706/Blanket-statement Nancy Havenar of Piqua begins the trimming on a blanket as her grandson Trevor, 4, watches with interest at the Miami Valley Centre Mall on Tuesday. Havenar was one of more than a dozen participants in a December Relay For Life event. The blankets are... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:57:08 EST