NEWS


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Out of the past
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Trailer destroyed in fire
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A present of hazmat suits

County record

Sheriff’s logWEDNESDAY-11:45 a.m.: theft. Deputies responded to the report of the theft of a gun at 2500 Miami River Road in Orange Township.-6:...

April 8th, 2020 |  


Inmate poplation continues to decrease

Inmate poplation continues to decrease

SIDNEY — After approximately three weeks of releasing inmates, Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart reported there are currently 57 people housed ...

April 8th, 2020 |  


Dentists available for those in pain

Dentists available for those in pain

SIDNEY — One must be in serious pain or have a worsening condition to be seen by a dentist during this time amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to G...

April 8th, 2020 updated: April 8th, 2020. |  


A not-so-random act of kindness

A not-so-random act of kindness

FORT LORAMIE — A little act of kindness can go a long way. In Fort Loramie, it came in the form of a chalked message in a teacher’s drivew...

April 8th, 2020 |  


Lottery

Wednesday drawingsMega Millions estimated jackpot: $136 millionPick 3 Midday: 5-3-4Pick 4 Midday: 4-0-1-6Pick 5 Midday: 2-3-4-6-7Powerball estimated j...

April 8th, 2020 |  


Some fresh air

Some fresh air

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April 8th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Shelby Oaks Golf Club open again
OHSAA cancels winter sports tournaments

OHSAA cancels winter sports tournaments

The soundtrack for celebratory moments played at sporting venues following championship games has been set for decades. You can generally safely bet i...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Matt Zircher will be remembered as ‘top advocate’ for area sports

Matt Zircher will be remembered as ‘top advocate’ for area sports

The death of a lifelong Shelby County resident who spent decades working for universities and high schools came as a shock to many in the area earlier...

March 25th, 2020 updated: March 25th, 2020. |  


Sports Extra with Dave Ross: I’m proud of our state champs!

Sports Extra with Dave Ross: I’m proud of our state champs!

Editor’s note: This column was inadvertently left out of Friday’s print edition. Ross’ weekly columns will resume running on Friday ...

March 20th, 2020 |  


OHSAA: postponements of winter sports tournaments, spring sports remain the same

OHSAA: postponements of winter sports tournaments, spring sports remain the same

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced in a press conference on Thursday its postponement of winter sports tournaments and start of sprin...

March 19th, 2020 updated: March 19th, 2020. |  


Prep basketball: Area players named all-Ohio

Prep basketball: Area players named all-Ohio

The COVID-19 pandemic has stopped every Ohio High School Athletic Association event — but it hasn’t stopped the release of both boys and g...

March 17th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Gockleys celebrate 45 years
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Couple celebrates 50 years

Calcei

HUDSON — Beau and Kelly Calcei, of Hudson, announce the birth of their daughter, Gracie Magnolia Calcei, on April 3, 2020, at 2:29 p.m. at Hillc...

April 7th, 2020 updated: April 8th, 2020. |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, April 7, the 98th day of 2020. There are 268 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 7, 1862, Union forces...

April 7th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Monday, April 6, the 97th day of 2020. There are 269 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 6, 1896, the first mod...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Sunday, April 5, the 96th day of 2020. There are 270 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On April 5, 1991, former Sen. J...

April 5th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, March 28, the 88th day of 2020. There are 278 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 28, 2003, American-...

March 28th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Friday, March 27, the 87th day of 2020. There are 279 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On March 27, 2006, Al-Qaida co...

March 27th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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To our readers

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Combating emotional eating

Combating emotional eating

Dear Readers: These are uncertain times, and if you’re like me, uncertainty is not one of your favorite topics. We have not yet reached the peak...

April 4th, 2020 |  


Doing what we have to do

Doing what we have to do

In the winter of 1972, after Christmas, I was a very sick young man. I had the flu. It wasn’t just any flu, but the dreaded Hong Kong flu that h...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Sidney again makes list of Ohio’s safest cities

Sidney again makes list of Ohio’s safest cities

Among the dozens of reports that cross my desk, the Safest Cities in Ohio — 2020 arrived this week. Given the rather depressing COVID-19 news th...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Rising above the unknown

Rising above the unknown

My, this coronavirus scare has certainly done its share of shifting things in all directions exactly opposite of everyday life for millions and carefu...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Festival or health?

To the editor:Well, spring is here and soon summer will be too. It’s that time again for the many festival to be here, but this year is differen...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Rescue squad has plan in place

To the editor:As the Covid-19 Pandemic continues to grow, we would like to assure all residents and visitors of Fort Loramie, and the surrounding area...

March 31st, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Minster Bank names Jarvis branch manager

Minster Bank names Jarvis branch manager

WAPAKONETA – Minster Bank has named Colin Jarvis as branch manager of its Wapakoneta office.In this position, Jarvis is responsible for branch o...

April 4th, 2020 |  


General Motors, Honda to jointly develop next-generation Honda electric vehicles

TORRANCE, Calif. – General Motors and Honda have agreed to jointly develop two all-new electric vehicles for Honda, based on GM’s highly f...

April 4th, 2020 |  


Menards bans children from its stores

SIDNEY – Menards has banned children younger than 16 years old and pets from its stores in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.A message on the co...

April 3rd, 2020 updated: April 3rd, 2020. |  


Honda begins ‘virtual volunteering’

MARYSVILLE — Honda of America has released a statement concerning the company and its committment to its employees and the communities they sere...

March 31st, 2020 |  


Airstream helps curb COVID-19

Airstream helps curb COVID-19

JACKSON CENTER — Airstream Inc., maker of the iconic “silver bullet” fleet of Airstream travel trailers and best-in-class touring co...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Mote & Associates scholarship deadline extended

GREENVILLE – The deadline for a scholarship for students studying engineering, surveying, architecture or a closely related field of study has b...

March 28th, 2020 |  


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