NEWS


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Guard-ing the homefront
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Bringin’ in beans
It all adds up for PHS senior

It all adds up for PHS senior

PIQUA — Every now and then, a student comes along who makes teachers long for “a room full of kids like him/her.”Cameron Brown is on...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Health inspections

Restaurant inspections are performed in the county by Miami County Public Health, except in Piqua, which has its own health department. Miami County P...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Aerospace nursing subject of WACO lecture

TROY — On Thursday night, Oct. 19, Scott Rhoades, will open the 2017-2018 WACO Aviation Lecture Series with a presentation entitled, “Proj...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Commission to vote on property purchases

PIQUA — The roundabout project for the intersection of Garbry and Looney roads is coming back before the Piqua City Commission during their meet...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Area briefs

Power lines to be clearedTROY — The city of Troy has been advised that within the next couple of weeks DP&L’s contractor, Fitzwater Tr...

October 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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This Week In Prep Sports
Covington football takes care of Bradford 63-0

Covington football takes care of Bradford 63-0

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comCOVINGTON — It was the renewal of a long time rivalry Friday night when the Covington football traveled to Bradf...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Schmiesing provides perfect finish in Piqua win over Vandalia-Butler

Schmiesing provides perfect finish in Piqua win over Vandalia-Butler

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comAs Ben Schmiesing did postgame interviews following Piqua football team’s 33-27 win over Vandalia-Butler Friday ...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Piqua football finishes off 33-27 win over Vandalia-Butler Thursday night.

Piqua football finishes off 33-27 win over Vandalia-Butler Thursday night.

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comNot in Ben Schmiesing’s house.After Piqua quarterback Austin Davis’ fourth touchdown pass to Hayden Schrub...

October 13th, 2017 updated: October 13th, 2017. |  


Piqua girls soccer falls to Troy 3-1

Piqua girls soccer falls to Troy 3-1

Staff ReportsTROY — The Piqua girls soccer team will close the regular season Saturday, hosting Miami East.Piqua lost to Troy 3-1 Wednesday in G...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Piqua volleyball team gets break before tournament play

Piqua volleyball team gets break before tournament play

Staff ReportsAs the Piqua volleyball team prepares for postseason play, Lady Indians coach Liana Webster doesn’t mind that team will have an alm...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Versailles golfers make ready for D-II state tournament

Versailles golfers make ready for D-II state tournament

By Kyle Shanerkshaner@dailyadvocate.comVERSAILLES – In their third consecutive trip to the state tournament, the Versailles Lady Tigers are stri...

October 11th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


4:55 pm |    
Enter the ‘buffer zone’
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. |  


‘Magic Tom’ entertains, educates K-8 students

‘Magic Tom’ entertains, educates K-8 students

COVINGTON — A tradition for Covington students, the Firefighter Phil program returned to start off the week with an interactive lesson on fire s...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Don’t get personal

Don’t get personal

Three months ago, you splurged and bought a new microwave. On their birthday, you gave the kids a new super-deluxe swing set and sandbox. For Father&#...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Watching Netflix likely to cost you more

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is raising the price for its most popular U.S. video streaming plan by 10 percent — a move aimed at bringing ...

October 6th, 2017 |  


Bike drive gets its wheels spinning

Bike drive gets its wheels spinning

PIQUA — Even though Christmas is still nearly three months away, Mark Reedy of Thrivent Financial in Piqua has his eye on what Christmas morning...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz headed to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) — When he was still a teenager, Jason Mraz considered musical theater as a career option but feared he’d end up frustrated a...

October 1st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Renew PCS operating levy

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Say ‘yea’ to school levy

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Donation to Arc appreciated

Old wounds can help avoid new ones

Old wounds can help avoid new ones

The Ken Burns documentary on Vietnam has stirred up a lot of emotions and memories for a lot people. If nothing else, it has proven one thing – ...

October 15th, 2017 |  


It all seems to come back to greed

It all seems to come back to greed

What happens when you have an organization that is solely focused on greed? An organization that does whatever it can to squeeze money at every opport...

October 14th, 2017 updated: October 15th, 2017. |  


Editorial roundup

Oct. 11, The Boston Herald on the need to protect those brought to U.S. illegally as a child by their parents:Well, so much for that bipartisan agreem...

October 13th, 2017 |  


To the Editor: My wife and I would like to express our support for the improvement renewal levy for Piqua City Schools. As former students of Piqua Ci...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Vote yes on Piqua school levy

To the Editor:On Nov. 7, Piqua voters have an opportunity to renew the existing emergency operating levy for Piqua City Schools. This represents a fiv...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Trump tax plan unrealistic

To the Editor: Borrowing from the following sources, I have to go along with the Washington Post: Paul Krugman, Alicia Parlapiano and Jasmine Lee; Tim...

October 12th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Marias Technology promotes two

COVINGTON — Marias Technology, a provider of software testing, project management, integrations, implementation, hosting services, and more to t...

August 24th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA