NEWS


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Seven compete in commission race

Seven compete in commission race

PIQUA — Seven write-in candidates are making their case for Piqua voters to elect them to the Piqua City Commission after there were no candidat...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


TROY — The 2017 campaign is in full swing for the United Way of Troy’s 29 agencies. Agencies have answered the call to share their stories...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Troy, Piqua compete to donate

DAYTON — Donors will roll up their sleeves Thursday, Oct. 26, for the traditional Miami County arm wrestling competition for blood donations kno...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Board votes on cost-savings for district

COVINGTON — Saving taxpayer money was on the agenda for the Covington Board of Education meeting Thursday evening, as they passed resolutions se...

October 20th, 2017 |  


UVCC students spread a little warmth

UVCC students spread a little warmth

MIAMI COUNTY — One thing every child needs is a warm coat.The Miami County Sheriff’s Office teams with Sunset Cleaners in Troy, Piqua, and...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Pratt pleads guilty to sexual battery

Pratt pleads guilty to sexual battery

MIAMI COUNTY — A Tipp City man entered a plea of guilty to sexual battery and gross sexual imposition charges in a plea agreement deal with the ...

October 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Local runners qualify for regional cross country meet at Cedarville district

Staff ReportsCEDARVILLE — A number of local runners qualified for regionals in the D-II and D-III district cross country races at Cedarville Uni...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Piqua focused on “The Game”, plenty of time for math later

Piqua focused on “The Game”, plenty of time for math later

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comIt is the question that has probably been asked 1,000 times.What does Piqua have to do to make the Division III, Regio...

October 21st, 2017 updated: October 22nd, 2017. |  


Vikings clinch CCC with win

Vikings clinch CCC with win

By Josh Brownjbrown@aimmediamidwest.comTROY — Miami East needed only a win to clinch a share of the Cross County Conference championship.Instead...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Covington football program hits milestone with win over Twin Valley South

Covington football program hits milestone with win over Twin Valley South

By Ben RobinsonGoBuccs.comCOVINGTON — It was a special night in so many ways for the Covington football team as they hosted Twin Valley South on...

October 21st, 2017 |  


Piqua holds off Tippecanoe for 40-28 victory in GWOC North action

Piqua holds off Tippecanoe for 40-28 victory in GWOC North action

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comTIPP CITY — When Piqua senior quarterback Austin Davis went to the sidelines, his eyes lit up.With Piqua leading...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Helmstetter receives OCCAC honor; Wounded Warrior walk at Echo; Piqua Country Club wins MVGA Team Invitational

Helmstetter receives OCCAC honor; Wounded Warrior walk at Echo; Piqua Country Club wins MVGA Team Invitational

Staff ReportsEdison State Community Collge senior middle hitter Kasey Helmstetter was recently named OCCAC Player of the Week in in D-II volleyballThe...

October 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


4:55 pm |    
How it all began
Happy birthday to Jack Deal

Happy birthday to Jack Deal

Jack DealAge: 4Birthdate: October 18, 2013Parents: Josh and Laura Deal of PiquaSiblings: Blake and AshlynGrandparents: Kenneth and Joyce Deal of Piqua...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Happy Birthday to Charlie Hemm

Happy Birthday to Charlie Hemm

Charlie HemmAge: 9Birth date: Oct. 17, 2008Parents: Rich Hemm and Lauren Hemm of OakwoodSister: Lilly HemmGrandparents: Chuck and Sandy Hemm, Rick and...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Enter the ‘buffer zone’

Enter the ‘buffer zone’

What is the primary objective for a buyer when negotiating the purchase of a home? Would it be fair to say that the buyers want the lowest price possi...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Happy Birthday to Madalyn Cox

Happy Birthday to Madalyn Cox

Madalyn CoxBirthdate: Oct. 7, 2011Age: 6Parents: Nick and Michelle Cox of PiquaSiblings: Brendon, Ethan, and KaitlynGrandparents: Ed and Cindy Mikolaj...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Much ado about muffins

Much ado about muffins

PIQUA — Springcreek Primary School greeted students’ mothers and family members with a special treat this week, inviting them to a free br...

October 11th, 2017 updated: October 11th, 2017. |  


OPINION


Commissioner offers endorsements

To the Editor:I am writing today as a last-term commissioner from the Fourth Ward. I have enjoyed sitting on the Piqua City Commission for the last 12...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

As the weather cools and the leaves are now dropping quickly, it is a busy time with many events upcoming here in Covington. Beggar’s Night is n...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Prevention requires a lot of effort

Prevention requires a lot of effort

Most of us believe in prevention but we don’t always practice it. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure we’ve heard before.The b...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Event makes ‘clean sweep’ of canal

To the Editor:Thank you to all the POWW (Protecting Our Water-Ways) volunteers that participated in the 14th Annual Clean Sweep of the Piqua hydraulic...

October 20th, 2017 |  


Standing up for Down syndrome

Standing up for Down syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. My goal is to educate others on what life has to offer when you are blessed with a child that carries this e...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Lack of expiration date troubling

To the Editor: I would like to draw attention to the Miami East School District tax levy for the purpose of current operating expenses at a rate of 3....

October 19th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Premier Health to host networking event

Premier Health to host networking event

DAYTON — Premier Health, one of the region’s largest purchasers of goods and services, will host its second annual Supplier Diversity Comm...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Piqua native invents No Slip Bathtub

Piqua native invents No Slip Bathtub

PIQUA — A Piqua alumni was recently inspired to become an entrepreneur, and now his invention will be featured on the Home Shopping Network, whi...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Piqua native invents No Slip Bathtub

Piqua native invents No Slip Bathtub

PIQUA — A Piqua alumni was recently inspired to become an entrepreneur, and now his invention will be featured on the Home Shopping Network on M...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Business briefs

Business briefs

King joins Upper Valley CardiologyTROY — Premier Physician Network, the largest physician group in the Dayton area, is excited to announce anoth...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Revving up the family business

Revving up the family business

PIQUA — A local couple is breathing new life into a family business, one that will be operated by the third generation of family members after a...

August 27th, 2017 |  


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