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Man who threw blood at officer sentenced

Man who threw blood at officer sentenced

MIAMI COUNTY — The Troy man who threw a cup of his own blood in the face of a Miami County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer was senten...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Honor roll

Covington Junior High SchoolCOVINGTON — Principal’s list and honor roll students have been named for the fourth quarter at Covington Junio...

July 18th, 2018 |  


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Salad luncheon plannedCOVINGTON — Covington Christian Church will be holding a salad luncheon on Friday, July 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mark yo...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Hardy to share Dayton VA history

Hardy to share Dayton VA history

TROY — Dr. J. Thomas Hardy, chief of staff, Dayton VA Medical Center, will share some of the history of the Dayton VA, and take veterans’ ...

July 18th, 2018 updated: July 18th, 2018. |  


Troy man to serve 34 months in prison

Troy man to serve 34 months in prison

MIAMI COUNTY — “Dumbfounded” by the defendant’s actions, Miami County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher Gee sentenced Jah B...

July 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Brothers helping brothers

Brothers helping brothers

Mike Ullery | Daily CallAn engine and a medic from Piqua Fire Department stand-by at Troy Station 2 on Saturday afternoon as Piqua covers calls for se...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Plenty of positives as Piqua football goes 2-1 in Northmont 7-on-7s

Plenty of positives as Piqua football goes 2-1 in Northmont 7-on-7s

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comCLAYTON — There were plenty of positives as the Piqua football team went 2-1 at the Northmont 7-0n-7s Saturday.T...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Piqua Post 184 loses twice in American Legion district tournament

Piqua Post 184 loses twice in American Legion district tournament

Staff ReportsSIDNEY — The Piqua Post 184 American Legion baseball team went 0-2 in the District 2-3 tournament to finish fifth.In a loser’...

July 14th, 2018 updated: July 15th, 2018. |  


Piqua driver Becca Stiefel records two top-five feature finishes

Piqua driver Becca Stiefel records two top-five feature finishes

WAYNESFIELD — Becca Stiefel of Stif Racing traveled to Waynesfield Raceway Park to compete in several races and recorded two top five feature fi...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Grove cards 68 to win Bayman Cup

Grove cards 68 to win Bayman Cup

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comDarrin Grove may have never played golf with the late Gene Bayman.But, he is well aware of Bayman’s accomplishme...

July 8th, 2018 |  


Grove wins Bayman Cup; Shoemaker, Rietz win flight titles at Piqua City Golf Championship

Grove wins Bayman Cup; Shoemaker, Rietz win flight titles at Piqua City Golf Championship

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comDarrin Grove may have never played golf with the late Gene Bayman.But, he is well aware of Bayman’s accomplishme...

July 8th, 2018 updated: July 8th, 2018. |  


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Gerald and Lillie Miller to celebrate 50th anniversary

Gerald and Lillie Miller to celebrate 50th anniversary

PIQUA — Gerald and Lillie Miller will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with an open house at upper Mote Park on Aug. 4 from 2:30-8 p.m. Fam...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Froning, McDonagh to wed

Froning, McDonagh to wed

HILLIARD — Alexis Froning and Bryan McDonagh, both of Hilliard, have announced their engagement and plans to marry, on July 21, in the St. Mary&...

July 13th, 2018 |  


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Ice cream social upcomingFLETCHER — On Sunday, July 15, the Fletcher United Methodist Church will be hosting an ice cream social at the Fletcher...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Serve up stress-free summer sweets

Serve up stress-free summer sweets

I don’t know about you all, but for me doing lots of baking in this weather and heating up the house just doesn’t seem very practical. I&#...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Happy Birthday to Vivian Kay Hulme

Happy Birthday to Vivian Kay Hulme

Vivian Kay Hulme Age: 9Birthdate: July 9, 2009Parents: Mike and Christine HulmeSiblings: Savannah and LydiaGrandparents: Linda Jonsson, Doug and Susan...

July 10th, 2018 |  


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The queen of cats was a faithful companion

The queen of cats was a faithful companion

Almost 20 years ago, a little blue tortoiseshell cat crept up our driveway. She was just a kitten, but she was on the prowl — for a place to cal...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Do you fear or endear snakes?

Do you fear or endear snakes?

Growing up in the backwoods of Kentucky Appalachia, my grandma learned to identify poisonous snakes: copperheads, water moccasins (also known as cotto...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Buyers, beware of bogus bargains

Buyers, beware of bogus bargains

One way to save money is to buy used stuff. But avoid being burnt by being aware of bogus bargains, deceptive duds, and painted pigs.“There are ...

July 17th, 2018 |  


When enough is enough

When enough is enough

I found a heart-wrenching and a heart-warming poem on Pinterest and traced it back to several websites while searching for the writer. A book called I...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Ohio needs more women leaders

Ohio needs more women leaders

Ohio had a female governor. What? When did Ohio elect a female governor? Where was I?Nancy Hollister was Ohio’s governor for 11 days in 1998. Yo...

July 17th, 2018 |  


The (Findlay) Courier, July 13Gov. John Kasich likely didn’t make many new friends in the ag community when he signed an executive order this we...

July 17th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Vendors licensed

SIDNEY — The following vendors’ licenses were awarded in Shelby County, June 15.• John Howison, doing business as Mosquito Creek For...

June 15th, 2018 |  


SRM purchases Piqua Concrete

SRM purchases Piqua Concrete

PIQUA — SRM Concrete, also known as Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete, recently acquired Piqua Concrete.This marks the third buyout of an Ohio-based com...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Mutual Federal to open downtown branch

PIQUA — Mutual Federal, a division of First Bank Richmond, has announced the acquisition of an additional branch office location in downtown Piq...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Local business earns international aerospace certification

TROY — KSM Metal Fabrication, a local aerospace supplier, has received an international quality certification.KSM Metal Fabrication (KSM) recent...

June 2nd, 2018 |  


Premier launches blood management program

DAYTON — Blood transfusions save lives, but such procedures are not without risk.What’s more, national studies suggest that as many as hal...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Honduran coffee farmer to visit

MIAMI COUNTY — Winans Chocolates+Coffees in Miami County will host one of their Honduran coffee farmer/producers, Roberto Salazar Reyes on Tuesd...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


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