Daily Call- RSS Feed http://dailycall.com/ http://dailycall.com/ Fri, 6 Mar 2015 04:08:55 EST 1800 Mehaffie named Edison board of trustees chair http://dailycall.com/news/news/152162632/Mehaffie-named-Edison-board-of-trustees-chair PIQUA — Darryl Mehaffie has been elected to serve as chairman of Edison Community College's board of trustees. Mehaffie's appointment took place at the Jan. 28 board meeting and will continue for the next two years. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:31:23 EST Athletic trainers to be honored http://dailycall.com/news/community-news/152175184/Athletic-trainers-to-be-honored DAYTON — Forty-seven area schools' athletic trainers across the Premier Health system will be recognized at a luncheon held at University of Dayton Arena Thursday, March 12. The luncheon will honor the trainers for their dedication and... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 09:31:22 EST HB 74 good for education system http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152176188/HB-74-good-for-education-system The issues of school assessments, Common Core, and student performance have become highly debated topics not only in our state legislature, but across the country. As a newly-elected member of the Ohio House of Representatives, and a standing member... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:52 EST Scott family gives thanks http://dailycall.com/news/letters/152176908/Scott-family-gives-thanks To the Editor:The family of Lonnie Scott would like to thank all of our friends, neighbors and relatives for your many kindnesses shown to us during Lonnie's final illness and death. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:50 EST They just can’t accept democracy http://dailycall.com/news/editorial/152176762/-They-just-cant-accept-democracy Some people pretend to love this country more than the rest of us. One has even accused our president of not loving our country at all. Not at all. He backed off under a lot of heat, even from some of the conservative media. He said that he... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:48 EST Girls Basketball Recap http://dailycall.com/news/news_education/152176621/Girls-Basketball-Recap PIQUA — The Piqua girls' basketball team just ended out a long and hard fought season faced with much diversity and adjustment. The girls had a rough time this year but managed to get end up with an honorable record of 6-17(Wins-Losses). Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:46 EST McDonald’s Student of the Week http://dailycall.com/news/news_education/152176053/McDonalds-Student-of-the-Week PIQUA McDonald's Student of the Week for the week of March 2-6 is sophomore Maya Vulcan, daughter of Susan and Dave Vulcan. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:44 EST Orange out results revealed http://dailycall.com/news/news_education/152175472/Orange-out-results-revealed PIQUA — The Second Annual Orange Out was held during the Piqua vs Troy boys' basketball game on Friday, Feb. 20. The event was held to celebrate the life of Brandon Burnside, a Piqua student who lost his battle to cancer over the summer;... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:42 EST Freshmen give first impressions of new state testing http://dailycall.com/news/news_education/152175540/Freshmen-give-first-impressions-of-new-state-testing PIQUA — For the past three weeks, the freshmen students at PHS have been taking the new standardized tests called P.A.R.C.C. We wanted to know how the tests were going, so we asked four freshmen: “What do you think of the PARCC testing so... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:39 EST Bradford Railroad Museum plans 2015 events http://dailycall.com/news/community-news/152132981/Bradford-Railroad-Museum-plans-2015-events BRADFORD — The Bradford Railroad Museum will be opening April 11 on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October. At 10 a.m. April 11, the museum will honor its past, present and future railroaders and their familes. All railroaders are... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:37 EST Area Briefs http://dailycall.com/news/briefs/152129289/Area-Briefs Piqua Farmers Market to add new vendorsPIQUA —The seventh season of the Piqua Community Farmers Market will get underwayon Thursday, May 21, and in an effort to recruit additional vendors Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:35 EST Edison welcomes business center director http://dailycall.com/news/news/152174216/Edison-welcomes-business-center-director PIQUA — As the new director of the Small Business Development Center at Edison Community College, Lori Minnich wants to reach out and let fledgling and growing businesses know about the resources available to them. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:32 EST Wacky about reading http://dailycall.com/news/news-news_education-schools/152175360/Wacky-about-reading PIQUA — Despite the way “bookworms” are looked at in cinema, having a love for books has so many benefits; especially when they are loved at a young age. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:30 EST Tragedy increases awareness http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/152174939/Tragedy-increases-awareness Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.com Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:28 EST Piqua City Schools News Brief http://dailycall.com/news/schools/152177764/Piqua-City-Schools-News-Brief PIQUA — The following programs and events are taking place in Piqua City Schools:Congratulations to seven winning PJHS students. Eighth-grader Shelby Richardson placed 1st in the AAA School Traffic Safety Poster Contest. Seventh-grader... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:26 EST Piqua police reports highlights http://dailycall.com/news/blotter-news/152124696/Piqua-police-reports-highlights PIQUA – The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports between Friday, Feb. 27, and Monday, March 2. All information is provided by the Piqua police reports. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:24 EST You’re Invited http://dailycall.com/news/church/152129927/Youre-Invited Fish Fries at St. Mary Church Piqua Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:23 EST Seussical Jr. Coming to Piqua http://dailycall.com/news/schools/152131075/Seussical-Jr.-Coming-to-Piqua PIQUA — Seussical Jr. the musical is headed for the Fr. Angelo Caserta Center in the Piqua Catholic School gymnasium, on the South Downing Street campus next to the St. Boniface Catholic Church, on Saturday and Sunday. There is no charge for the... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:11:22 EST Area Briefs http://dailycall.com/news/briefs/152129019/Area-Briefs Covington junior class parents to meet Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:56:21 EST Piqua police reports highlights http://dailycall.com/news/blotter-news/152124621/Piqua-police-reports-highlights PIQUA – The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports between Feb. 25 and Feb. 27. All information is provided by Piqua police reports. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:01:21 EST