NEWS


12:25 am |    
Out of the past

ODA director honors top wines

REYNOLDSBURG – Ohio Agriculture Director David T. Daniels honored the Director’s Choice recipients at an event held at the Statehouse for ...

May 20th, 2018 |  


OIU reminds parents, graduates of Ohio’s alcohol laws

COLUMBUS – During high school graduation season, the Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU) reminds parents and graduates not to providing alcohol to min...

May 20th, 2018 |  


County record

Sheriff’s logSATURDAY-6:43 p.m.: hit-skip crash. Deputies investigated a report of a hit-skip crash in the 3000 block of Kuther Road in Washingt...

May 20th, 2018 |  


Lottery

Sunday drawings Mega Millions estimated jackpot: $60 millionPick 3 Midday: 3-7-3Pick 4 Midday: 7-0-3-8Pick 5 Midday: 7-4-2-3-3Powerball estimated jack...

May 20th, 2018 |  


Country Concert nominated for ACM Festival of Year

FORT LORAMIE — One of the biggest country festivals in the United States has been nominated for an award by Academy of Country Music.Country Con...

May 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


3:44 pm
Updated: 3:54 pm. |    
Div. II district track: Versailles teams have big day
Div. III district track: Russia, Lehman Catholic athletes qualify for regionals

Div. III district track: Russia, Lehman Catholic athletes qualify for regionals

PIQUA — An injury that occurred at a dual meet with Versailles last month should have ended the pole vaulting career of Russia senior Emily Bohm...

May 20th, 2018 updated: May 20th, 2018. |  


Video: Daniel Kearns interivew

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aR3D-dY6jGc Russia's Daniel Kearns pitched a complete game in the Raiders' 9-0 win over Cincinnati Deer Park in a D...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Div. I track district: Sidney sends 1 relay, 3 individuals to regionals

Div. I track district: Sidney sends 1 relay, 3 individuals to regionals

PIQUA — One Sidney relay and three individuals earned a regional berth during the Division I district final track meet on Friday at Alexander St...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Big night for CJ Billing helps Fort Loramie earn district title

Big night for CJ Billing helps Fort Loramie earn district title

TROY — Fort Loramie’s schedule has been loaded with quality competition this season, which has put the team in tight situations many times...

May 19th, 2018 updated: May 19th, 2018. |  


Video: CJ Billing interview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbbcB8dOFbw Fort Loramie junior CJ Billing had a big night for the Redskins' in an 11-7 district final win over Tri...

May 19th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


10:56 am
Updated: 12:25 pm. |    
Minster Council approves Dannon agreement

‘Real Housewives’ son is own attorney

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (McClatchy) — The son of former “Real Housewives of Orange County” star Lauri Peterson will again represent hims...

May 18th, 2018 |  


CBC schedules blood drives

DAYTON — Local blood drive sponsors will salute the military with a community or business blood drive in May.Everyone who registers to donate wi...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Researchers get Magic Grant

FAIRBORN — Wright State University researchers are part of a team awarded a prestigious Magic Grant by the Brown Institute for Media Innovation ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Community memorial service Sunday

SIDNEY — Wilson Health Hospice will host a community memorial service, Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m., in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 W. Wa...

May 17th, 2018 |  


CW announces TV changes

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (McClatchy) — The CW is charming its way into Sunday and saying goodbye to some fan favorites.The 2018-19 season will see th...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Rock Piqua announces concert line-up

Rock Piqua announces concert line-up

PIQUA — The Piqua Arts Council and Mainstreet Piqua concert series, Rock Piqua!, is set to return for its fifth year. The 2018 performances are ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


OPINION


The real story about the dairy industry

To the editor:As I read the letter from a Piqua resident entitled “Replace dairy with plant based products” I am appalled at the misconcep...

May 18th, 2018 |  


The real story about the dairy industry

To the editor:As I read the letter from a Piqua resident entitled “Replace dairy with plant based products” I am appalled at the misconcep...

May 18th, 2018 |  


House Bill 123 not the answer for Ohioans

For nearly a year, the Ohio Consumer Lenders Association (OCLA) worked in good faith with members of the Ohio legislature on a short-term lending bill...

May 18th, 2018 |  


If you don’t care about your safety, who will?

Slips, trips and falls, overexertions and motor vehicle accidents are responsible for more than 60 percent of disabling workplace injuries. In the wor...

May 18th, 2018 |  


If you don’t care about your safety, who will?

Slips, trips and falls, overexertions and motor vehicle accidents are responsible for more than 60 percent of disabling workplace injuries. In the wor...

May 18th, 2018 |  


The ‘Scoop the Poop’ campaign

The ‘Scoop the Poop’ campaign

“No, I don’t walk that way — you have to turn right on the next street — because Steve might be out and I’ll get a chanc...

May 17th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


8:47 pm |    
Bennett joins dental clinic

Fake meat can’t be called meat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (McClatchy) — Missouri lawmakers approved legislation Thursday outlawing companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Leapfrog gives Wilson high grades

SIDNEY — The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Urbana votes for utility aggregation

URBANA — City of Urbana residents have voted to improve their collective negotiating power with the approval of electric and natural gas aggrega...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Visitors Bureau lists statistics

SIDNEY — Jeff Raible, director of the Sidney Visitors Bureau, recently released promotional statistics for April.The bureau’s website saw ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Vectren offers free high school camp

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Vectren Energy Delivery will host the Dream Big summer camp, designed to introduce students in the Vectren territory to the w...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Wilson nominates Meyer for state honor

Wilson nominates Meyer for state honor

SIDNEY — Annette Meyer, of Minster, a registered nurse with Wilson Health Hospice and Home Care, is the 2018 Wilson Health nominee for the Ohio ...

May 15th, 2018 |  


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