Daily Call- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailycall.com/section/NEWS http://dailycall.com/section/NEWS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:45:40 EST 1800 Doctor celebrates 50th work anniversary http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/305147/Doctor-celebrates-50th-work-anniversary By Will E Sanderswsanders@civitasmedia.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Serving others first http://dailycall.com/news/community_news/308962/Serving-others-first By Melanie YingstStaff WriterMIAMI COUNTY — It's the first place they think of when one is in need. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST AB Graham Center golf scramble slated http://dailycall.com/news/community_news/310951/AB-Graham-Center-golf-scramble-slated PIQUA - The AB Graham Center will be hosting a golf scramble at Lakeland Golf Course with a shot gun start at 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 2, in St. Paris. Cost is $50 per golfer, $200 per team. Entry fee includes 18 holes, cart, and lunch served at AB... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mills/Bogart Brothers and Betty Hemmert scholarship winners announced http://dailycall.com/news/community_news/326837/Mills/Bogart-Brothers-and-Betty-Hemmert-scholarship-winners-announced PIQUA - Emily Wildenhaus and Aaron VanPelt have been named the 2014 recipients of the Mills/Bogart Brothers Scholarship and the Betty Hemmert Scholarship. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Commissioners talk renovations http://dailycall.com/news/news/329211/Commissioners-talk-renovations MIAMI COUNTY - Earlier this year, the county has been seeking contractors to renovate the Miami County Courthouse and Safety Building. According to the commissioners, the buildings are in need of updated HVAC, plumbing, an upgrade in the security... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crash claims life of Covington woman http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/327716/Crash-claims-life-of-Covington-woman Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comTROY - A Monday afternoon crash at the intersection of State Route 41 and Washington Road has claimed the life of a Covington-area resident. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lawmakers face long to-do list, uncertain success http://dailycall.com/news/news/324803/Lawmakers-face-long-to-do-list-uncertain-success WASHINGTON (AP) — A gridlocked Congress failed to do the big things: overhauling the nation's immigration system, reforming the loophole-cluttered tax code and stiffening background checks on gun buyers. Now it's time to see whether... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Before doctors check your vitals, check out theirs http://dailycall.com/news/health/325358/Before-doctors-check-your-vitals-check-out-theirs By Lauran Neergaard and Jennifer AgiestaAssociated Press Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia http://dailycall.com/news/news/323814/Genetic-mapping-triggers-new-hope-on-schizophrenia By Seth BorensteinAP Science WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio http://dailycall.com/news/news/323695/Working-class-whites-lose-voting-dominance-in-Ohio COLUMBUS (AP) — For the first time, working-class whites make up less than half of Ohio's eligible voters, part of a demographic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that is pushing political parties to widen their appeal beyond the... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://dailycall.com/news/news-notice_box/324535/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Piqua Daily Call is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.dailycall.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers.As with this week's... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crash claims life of Covington woman http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/5327714/Crash-claims-life-of-Covington-woman Mike Ullerymullery@civitasmedia.comTROY - A Monday afternoon crash at the intersection of State Route 41 and Washington Road has claimed the life of a Covington-area resident. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rangeline Road house explosion under investigation http://dailycall.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/5327389/Rangeline-Road-house-explosion-under-investigation The front wall of a home at 9235 North Rangeline Road was blown out by an explosion on Monday morning. Covington and Bradford fire departments responded to the call of a house fire just before 10 a.m. Sheriff's deputies and first fire units on... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Piqua recognized for performance management focus http://dailycall.com/news/community-news/5315776/Piqua-recognized-for-performance-management-focus Washington, DC —The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) is pleased to announce that Piqua is being recognized for its performance management efforts with a Certificate of Achievement from the ICMA Center for Performance... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Adams announces recognition of McCulloch http://dailycall.com/news/community-news/5324538/Adams-announces-recognition-of-McCulloch COLUMBUS — State Rep. Richard Adams (R-Troy) announced Friday that the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) has approved the placement of a bust of former Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, William Moore McCulloch, in the... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Column returns with new writer, lots of news http://dailycall.com/news/community-news/5309401/Column-returns-with-new-writer-lots-of-news Covington is back in the news — or maybe I should say the Covington news is back! After a several-month hiatus, “Calling Around Covington” returns to provide you, dear reader, with the latest happenings and activities in and around... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters for fall http://dailycall.com/news/politics/5315725/Senate-Dems-GOP-woo-female-voters-for-fall WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Evening on the Canal to feature period travelers http://dailycall.com/news/news/5307439/Evening-on-the-Canal-to-feature-period-travelers By Terry D. Wright Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hovercraft visit Piqua http://dailycall.com/news/home_top-news/5324397/Hovercraft-visit-Piqua A group of racers vie for the lead during a Saturday afternoon heat of the Hovercraft of America Rally in Piqua on the Great Miami River. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Covington BOE agrees to contract http://dailycall.com/news/news/5318116/Covington-BOE-agrees-to-contract Allison C. GallagherFor the Daily CallCOVINGTON — The Covington Board of Education chose to approve the contract put forth by the Covington Education Association, or CEA, Thursday night during their meeting. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST