Kemmers celebrating 50 years of marriage

Kemmers celebrating 50 years of marriage

TROY — Mel and Mary Beth Kemmer of Troy are celebrating 50 years of marriage this month.Mel and Mary Beth (Morgan) Kemmer were married on Aug. 1...

August 1st, 2019 updated: August 1st, 2019. |  


The Amish Cook: A wedding means sweet treats

The Amish Cook: A wedding means sweet treats

Can it be true? My little sister is getting married the day after tomorrow. Twenty-one years ago, I stood by my mother’s bedside in complete awe...

July 31st, 2019 |  


Mint: Cool, refreshing and straight from the garden

Mint: Cool, refreshing and straight from the garden

Add a bit of cool flavor to your beverages and meals this summer with homegrown mint. Try using peppermint leaves in fruit cocktails and ice cream. Ad...

July 29th, 2019 |  



Anyone can order an appraisal

Anyone can order an appraisal

All of us often turn to professionals when we need critical services performed or important guidance offered. Of course, the buying and selling of pro...

July 29th, 2019 |  


Summer moves along

Summer moves along

On a recent morning, I sat on a makeshift bench a short distance from a familiar roadside pullout. The spot is located not too far from the little vil...

July 26th, 2019 |  


If you can’t stand the heat, try these no-bakes

If you can’t stand the heat, try these no-bakes

I think we’re inching closer towards adoption, yet at times it doesn’t feel like it. We just found out that some paperwork got pushed back...

July 25th, 2019 |  


Millses to celebrate 50th anniversary

Millses to celebrate 50th anniversary

PIQUA — Ronnie and Nannie (Alford) Mills of Piqua will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married April 6, 1968.The couple have...

April 6th, 2018 |  


Batter up, it’s the year-end softball game

Batter up, it’s the year-end softball game

Editor’s Note: Gloria is on vacation this week, her mother, Dorcas Raber, is filling in.Batter up!The last day of school had finally come. In ou...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Saturday’s newspaper will be late being delivered due to the hazardous road conditions. Delivery of the newspapers will begin when driving condi...

December 17th, 2016 |  


Social Security workshop planned

Social Security workshop planned

PIQUA — A free, one-hour, educational seminar, “Smart Social Security Planning,” will be Sept. 8 and Sept. 13, at 6 p.m., at Edison ...

September 4th, 2016 |