NEWS


Several blood drives planned in area

Several blood drives planned in area

MIAMI COUNTY — Community Blood Center is asking donors to “Be a Deer” by donating during several local blood drives.The Fletcher Uni...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Hung jury in retrial of Troy man accused of rape

Hung jury in retrial of Troy man accused of rape

MIAMI COUNTY — A jury was deadlocked on a verdict Friday after more than 12 hours of deliberation in the retrial of a Troy man accused of rape.C...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Wrap (for) music

Wrap (for) music

Mike Ullery | Daily CallLehman parent Shelley VanSkiver of Sidney wraps gifts at the Lehman gift-wrapping booth at the Miami Valley Centre Mall of Fri...

December 15th, 2017 |  


President Trump signs NDAA with Davidson amendment

President Trump signs NDAA with Davidson amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Warren Davidson issued the following statement on Dec. 12 after President Trump signed the final version of the 2...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Sanders to retire after 54 years in real estate

Sanders to retire after 54 years in real estate

PIQUA — McVety Realty announces the retirement of Charles Sanders following a distinguished career in real estate spanning 54 years.Sanders bega...

December 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Piqua girls basketball knocks off Sidney 46-34; loses to Greenville 24-22

Piqua girls basketball knocks off Sidney 46-34; loses to Greenville 24-22

By Rob Kiserrkiser@aimmediamidwest.com“Prime Time” seems to bring out the best in the Piqua girls basketball team.Two of the Lady Indians ...

December 15th, 2017 updated: December 16th, 2017. |  


Piqua boys open 15-point halftime lead on Sidney before losing 69-61

Piqua boys open 15-point halftime lead on Sidney before losing 69-61

By Rob Kiserrkiser@aimmediamidwest.comThe Piqua boys basketball team seemed to be on its way to a stunning upset of Sidney in GWOC American basketball...

December 15th, 2017 updated: December 16th, 2017. |  


Back with a vengeance

Back with a vengeance

By David Fongdfong@aimmediamidwest.comATHENS — A.J. Ouellette knew modern medicine would heal his broken foot in due time.There was, however, no...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Piqua bowlers sweep matches; Versailles, East girls basketball pick up wins

Staff ReportsThe Piqua bowling teams will wrestle in the WSU Collegiate Challenge Saturday.They are coming off a sweep of Trotwood-Madison and West Ca...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Piqua wrestlers split a double dual with Wayne, Trotwood-Madison

Piqua wrestlers split a double dual with Wayne, Trotwood-Madison

By Rob Kiserrkiser@aimmediamidwest.comHUBER HEIGHTS — It was a quick night on the mat for the Piqua wrestling team in a double-dual at Wayne Thu...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Edison teams sweep Southern State

Edison teams sweep Southern State

Staff ReportsThe Edison State basketball teams swept Southern State Tuesday.Edison will host Wright Patterson Air Force Base tonight on Veteran’...

December 14th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Hanukkah blends history, holiness, happiness
More or less than ‘fair market value’

More or less than ‘fair market value’

A country church once paid $1,500 per acre more than “fair market value” for 2 acres of land adjoining the existing church property. In an...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Diets: the truth or a quick fix?

Diets: the truth or a quick fix?

When attempting another diet, are you looking for a quick fix or are you attempting another way to discover the truth? You see, most of us, don’...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Healthier chocolate for Christmas

Healthier chocolate for Christmas

How can it be that Christmas is actually just around the corner? It just seems unreal that Thanksgiving has already passed and Christmas preparations ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Diets: the truth or a quick fix?

Diets: the truth or a quick fix?

When attempting another diet, are you looking for a quick fix or are you attempting another way to discover the truth? You see, most of us, don’...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Share the love

Share the love

Have you ever heard of the value of staging your home for sale? Home staging will increase the likelihood of your receiving great offers for your home...

December 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Tax cuts will raise deficit

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Tax relief for the middle class
A chance for the son to shine

A chance for the son to shine

The dreams I had for my son when he was born were pretty reasonable, I thought at the time.Starting linebacker at Ohio State.Harvard Law School. Stanf...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Christmas food for thought

Christmas food for thought

Think for a few minutes about a time in your life before you were burdened by financial issues and a steady stream of headlines announcing what tribe ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Spare me questions at checkout

My first go-round at commenting on the relationship between customers and store clerks at some of the chain stores — where you’re asked fo...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Tax plan igniting new moral movement

Tax plan igniting new moral movement

If you’re expecting a gift card from your boss as an end-of-year bonus, enjoy it this year because you probably won’t get one in 2018.The ...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


How the Olympics mirror real life

How the Olympics mirror real life

Here’s what I love about the Olympics: they’re so much like real life.No, I’m not talking about sportsmanship and universal peace an...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


How the Olympics mirror real life

How the Olympics mirror real life

Here’s what I love about the Olympics: they’re so much like real life.No, I’m not talking about sportsmanship and universal peace an...

December 10th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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El Tequila joins strip mall
El Tequila joins strip mall

El Tequila joins strip mall

PIQUA — A new Mexican restaurant has joined the strip mall east of Interstate 75, looking to provide restaurant goers with a variety of Mexican ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


OhioMeansJobs releases data about area online job postings

MIAMI COUNTY — A total of 16,925 job openings were posted online from Sept. 14 through Oct. 13, for Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Provided photoGreg Nijak, the new administrator of Koester Pavilion, and India Chrisman-Williams, regional vice president of Operations for AdCare Health Systems, Inc.

Provided photoGreg Nijak, the new administrator of Koester Pavilion, and India Chrisman-Williams, regional vice president of Operations for AdCare Health Systems, Inc.

TROY — India Chrisman-Williams, LNHA, regional vice president of Operations for AdCare Health Systems, Inc., has announced Greg Nijak as the new...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Business briefs

Business briefs

Cummings joins Unity has mugPIQUA — Unity National Bank has announced the addition of Brad Cummings as a vice president/commercial lender.Cummin...

October 27th, 2017 |  


First-of-its-kind biopsy system at UVMC

First-of-its-kind biopsy system at UVMC

TROY — In September of last year, Premier Health’s Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy was the first hospital in Ohio to offer offer 3D...

October 18th, 2017 |  


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