NEWS


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Wion among the ‘Order’
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Area briefs
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Pursuit ends in Troy; 2 men arrested
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The man behind the mic

Laura man charged with rape of juvenile

LAURA — A local man was incarcerated in the Miami County Jail on rape charges on Wednesday.Gerald L. Rue, Jr., 67, of Laura, was charged with tw...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Piqua police reports highlights

PIQUA — The following are highlights from the Piqua police reports. All information is provided by Piqua police reports.ASSIST CITIZEN: A citize...

January 17th, 2018 |  


AREA BRIEFS

Open auditions to be heldPIQUA — The Edison Stagelight Players are holding open auditions for their spring production, Scott Crain’s ̶...

January 17th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Snow, ice removal raising difficulties

COVINGTON — Winter weather continues to be a challenge in Covington as village employees work to remove snow and ice in a timely manner.During t...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Mayor to discuss winter running safety

Mayor to discuss winter running safety

PIQUA — In an effort to keep runners safe in the city, Mayor Kazy Hinds and the Piqua Police Department will be holding a meeting on winter runn...

January 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Hardman guides Piqua baseball to 1962 MVL title

Hardman guides Piqua baseball to 1962 MVL title

THE HISTORY OF PIQUA HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS – A JOURNALSPRING, 1962BASEBALL, TENNISBaseball“Piqua Central’s baseball team opened the ...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Lehman boys drop game; Houston girls, Bradford eighth grade win; two Richters make Southwest Classic swimming finals

Staff ReportsSIDNEY — The Lehman Catholic boys basketball team will host Hardin Northern Friday in NWCC action.Prior to Friday’s game, Leh...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Versailles boys basketball team beats Lima Central Catholic

Versailles boys basketball team beats Lima Central Catholic

By Jim Naveaujnaveau@limanews.comLIMA – There was no two-minute warning. Maybe there should have been.The first two minutes of Versailles’...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Piqua boys host Northmont Friday on Military/Veterans Appreciation Night

Piqua boys host Northmont Friday on Military/Veterans Appreciation Night

By Rob Kiserrkiser@aimmediamidwest.comMonday was just another day in the winter sports season for Piqua boys basketball coach Steve Grasso as the Indi...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Cordonnier basket gives Russia girls 38-36 win over Covington

Cordonnier basket gives Russia girls 38-36 win over Covington

By Rob Kiserrkiser@aimmediamidwest.comRUSSIA — Russia junior Laurissa Poling heard everyone else telling her not to do it.But, her gut told her ...

January 16th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


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LIFE


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Gloria skates on thick ice
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Couple celebrates 60 years

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

Underwood, Ludacis team up for Super Bowl songNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Carrie Underwood teamed up with Ludacris to co-write a new so...

January 14th, 2018 |  


What will #MeToo mean for Cosby’s next trial?

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurors couldn’t agree the first time around whether to accept a woman’s story that “America’s Dad,&#...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Stars ‘shocked’ at gender pay disparity in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stars are sharing their shock at reports of a significant pay disparity between Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams for resho...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Longtime sportscaster Keith Jackson dies at 89

(AP) —Keith Jackson laid down the soundtrack to Saturday for a generation of college football fans with phrases such as his signature “Who...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Hire a professional

Hire a professional

As you prepare to sell your home, you must begin by making a choice: to seek the services of a professional or to proceed without guidance or represen...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Amazon looks to build on NFL streaming

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon had a mostly successful debut into live streaming of major sports events, with increased audience and an improved vi...

January 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Taking care of our children
A message to Ohioans: R-E-L-A-X

A message to Ohioans: R-E-L-A-X

What do a dying woman, an NFL quarterback, and most Ohioans have in common? An important message about the need to relax.It was my great-aunt who firs...

January 16th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Honoring yesterday’s heroes today

Honoring yesterday’s heroes today

Travel with me back to the 1960s. The Vietnam War is on. Did it start when the first U.S. combatant died on Dec. 22, 1961? Was it Marine boots on the ...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Weeding out the phony phone

Weeding out the phony phone

Tomorrow is the big day. No, I’m not getting married or divorced or having a baby. That I know of. Nope, tomorrow I am getting a new phone.My ne...

January 14th, 2018 |  


There’s no comedy in racism

There’s no comedy in racism

It’s a wonder how, given the world’s current state, I can still be surprised with just how horrible and stupid human beings can be in 2018...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Pav Sterry: Brown should put Ohio workers first

Pav Sterry: Brown should put Ohio workers first

Ohio voters have a message for lawmakers: Put American workers first. In an August poll, Ohioans across the political spectrum supported cutting visa ...

January 10th, 2018 |  


I want to be America’s Sports-Fan-In-Chief

I want to be America’s Sports-Fan-In-Chief

Being President of the United States of America seems like a pretty sweet gig.Sure, you have to worry about things such as holding the lives of billio...

January 10th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


3:56 pm |    
El Tequila joins strip mall

Vectren offers $225,000 in matching funds

DAYTON — Vectren Energy Delivery (Vectren) will match dollar-for-dollar all public donations to its Share the Warmth Inc. program this winter, u...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Small Business Awards seeking nominations

COLUMBUS — The U.S. Small Business Administration is looking for small business owners and champions who stand out as positive influences on the...

December 12th, 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 |  


Some retailers to remain open Thanksgiving Day

Some retailers to remain open Thanksgiving Day

DARKE COUNTY — This year’s Thanksgiving holiday and weekend will see families gathered and bellies filled. It will also see a lot of shopp...

November 22nd, 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 |  


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