NEWS


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A house becomes a home
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Friday Night Lights – Week 5
Eating local, keeping fresh

Eating local, keeping fresh

MIAMI COUNTY — Chefs, farmers, and consumers alike were invited to network in an evening of food, fun, and fellowship during the fifth annual Fa...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Police reports

Information provided by the Miami County Sheriff’s Office:Sept. 15SUSPICIOUS: A resident in the 5000 block of Kessler Cowlesville Road, Union Tw...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Fall harvest means slow-moving vehicles

Fall harvest means slow-moving vehicles

Mike Ullery | Daily CallA farmer drives his combine on US Rt. 36 at Mulberry Grove -Rakestraw Road on Friday. As fall harvest gets in to high gear, mo...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Piqua man sentenced for death threats

Piqua man sentenced for death threats

MIAMI COUNTY — A Piqua man was sentenced to jail time this month for death threats he made in late July.Gregory S. Mullennix, 48, was sentenced ...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Miami County Real Estate Transactions

TROYBart Adkins, Kevin Adkins, Norma Adkins, Patricia Adkins, Corby Enochs, Debi Enochs, Karen Swearingen, Wayne Swearingen to Sharon Robinson, one lo...

September 21st, 2018 |  


AREA BRIEFS

Road closings slatedWASHINGTON TWP. — Bausman Road will be closed starting on Monday, Sept. 24, at approximately 8 a.m. for culvert replacement....

September 21st, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Covington football handles adversity in win over Arcanum

Covington football handles adversity in win over Arcanum

By Ben RobinsonGoBuccs.comARCANUM — Yes, there much prettier wins over the years, but a sign of a good football team is when you can win ugly.An...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


Vikings hold off Bees

Vikings hold off Bees

By Josh Brownjbrown@aimmediamidwest.comCASSTOWN — Miami East and Bethel both had plenty to prove entering Week 5.For the Vikings, it was all abo...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Wednesday Prep Roundup

Wednesday Prep Roundup

Staff ReportsThe Piqua girls golf team lost 183-208 to Troy Wednesday in GWOC American action.Skylar Sloan led Piqua with a 44.Other Lady Indian score...

September 20th, 2018 updated: September 21st, 2018. |  


Jamison named CCC Player of the Year

Jamison named CCC Player of the Year

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comNewton senior Chet Jamison had mixed emotions after being named Cross County Conference Player of the Year at the CCC ...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Piqua cross country hosts invitational at Piqua Country Club

Piqua cross country hosts invitational at Piqua Country Club

By Rob Kiserrkiser@dailycall.comLocal cross country teams will be busy Saturday, as usual.Piqua, Covington and Lehman will run at the Sidney Invitatio...

September 19th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Why some homes don’t sell
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You’re Invited
Cruise-In for a Cause

Cruise-In for a Cause

CASSTOWN — It was the first Cruise-In for a Cause hosted by the Miami East FFA at Miami East High School held last Friday. The event had 56 entr...

September 15th, 2018 |  


The price is right

The price is right

When buying a home, how can you be certain it is fairly priced? Consider the following scenario and the answer will become evident.Say your family has...

September 14th, 2018 |  


Celina man donates piece of ancestry, Piqua history

Celina man donates piece of ancestry, Piqua history

PIQUA — A descendant of William Robinson Barrington — a Piqua mayor in the 1840s and the owner, editor, and publisher of the first Piqua n...

September 13th, 2018 |  


Gloria beats us to the punch

Gloria beats us to the punch

The church ladies and girls are all invited to our house for a few hours of fellowship. This time it’s my turn to host the monthly ladies Bible ...

September 11th, 2018 |  


Miami County Marriages

Kent Douglas Canan Jr., 26, of 135 E. Elm Street, Bradford to Tiara Brook Jackson, 23, of 1727 N. Rangeline Road, Pleasant Hill.Cathy Jo Minkner, 68, ...

September 8th, 2018 |  


Tips for prospective buyers

Tips for prospective buyers

Here are some buyer tips that every home buyer should know before they buy.1. Be a pre-approved buyer. A pre-approved buyer always has the advantage i...

September 7th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Editorial roundup

Editorial roundup

The Blade, Sept. 17Few concepts remain as intriguing and exciting as space exploration. From the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in 1969 to the Curiosit...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Remember the sacrifices of the fallen

Gold Star Families – A Time to RememberTo the Editor:On Sunday, Sept. 30, Americans across the nation will observe National Gold Star MotherR...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Thanks for supporting Molly’s Mile

To the Editor:The Molly Murphy Unicorn Foundation, a fund of The Troy Foundation, was established in memory of Molly Elizabeth Murphy, who went to Hea...

September 21st, 2018 |  


The times, they are a-changin’

The times, they are a-changin’

Recently, a report came out that deserves our attention and perhaps even our celebrating. In this modern society we live in with all its faults and fr...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ari Fleischer asks if we’re being fair to Brett Kavanaugh

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ari Fleischer asks if we’re being fair to Brett Kavanaugh

Ari Fleischer wants to know if we’re being fair.“How much in society should any of us be held liable today when we’ve lived a good l...

September 19th, 2018 |  


The pitfalls of public speaking

The pitfalls of public speaking

“Public speaking ranks as our No. 1 fear, even outranking the fear of death, says Peter Desberg, PhD, professor of psychology at California Stat...

September 19th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Elder-Beermans closes doors
Innovated Technologies moving to Piqua area

Innovated Technologies moving to Piqua area

PIQUA – Industrial Property Brokers Principal Tim Echemann, SIOR, CCIM, announced that his firm managed the sale of a 24,000-square-foot manufac...

August 5th, 2018 |  


Piqua business does complete (Office) 360

PIQUA — Effective Wednesday, Francis Office Supply, a staple of the downtown Piqua business community, will merge with Office 360, one of the la...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Hulme jons Mutual Federal board of directors

Hulme jons Mutual Federal board of directors

MIAMI COUNTY — Mutual Federal, a division of First Bank Richmond, has named Michael Hulme, president of Hulme & Company, CPAs, Inc., to its ...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Covington welcomes dental practice

Covington welcomes dental practice

COVINGTON — Dr. Zach Stueve recently opened Covington Dental at 550 Mote Drive #1, in Covington. The event was celebrated with the dental team m...

June 18th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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