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Celebrating 50 years of Liberty Days

Celebrating 50 years of Liberty Days

FORT LORAMIE — The first Fort Loramie celebration of the fourth of July was held 50 years ago. This year’s parade grand marshals will be J...

June 24th, 2018 updated: June 24th, 2018. |  


Out of the past

Out of the past

125 Years Ago June 23, 1893William D. McCoy, African American, said to have been a teacher of this place in 1871, died at Monrovia, the capital of the...

June 23rd, 2018 |  


County record

Sheriff’s logFRIDAY-4:31 a.m.: prowlers. Deputies were dispatched to 18620 State Route 47 in Salem Township on report someone was heard outside ...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Ohio State Bar Foundation awards grants

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State Bar Foundation has announced awards totalling $325,458 to 11 projects across Ohio.Each project fulfills the OSBF missi...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


On the agendas

Sidney City Schools Board of EducationSIDNEY — The Sidney City Schools Board of Education will meet Monday, June 25, at 5 p.m. at the board of e...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


It’s coming along

It’s coming along

Employee volunteers from Emerson Climate Technologies and Cargill join staff of Hoying and Hoying Builders to construct a home for Habitat for Humanit...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Sterling Marlin coming to Shady Bowl
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Sidney Post 217 can’t hold on against Piqua Post 184
Sidney Post 217 strikes out 12 in 4-3 win over Troy Post 43

Sidney Post 217 strikes out 12 in 4-3 win over Troy Post 43

SIDNEY — After falling in holes early in games in the Miami Valley Veterans Tournament over the weekend, Sidney Post 217 got its balance early o...

June 13th, 2018 updated: June 13th, 2018. |  


North wins shortened MVFCA all-star game

North wins shortened MVFCA all-star game

CENTERVILLE — Sidney senior offensive lineman AJ Brussell and Dylan Smith blocked for a winning offense again during the Miami Valley Football C...

June 10th, 2018 |  


Legion baseball: Sidney Post 217 off to 3-4 start

Legion baseball: Sidney Post 217 off to 3-4 start

SIDNEY — Sidney American Legion Post 217’s baseball team is looking for its third consecutive state berth this year, and a good portion of...

June 7th, 2018 updated: June 7th, 2018. |  


OHSAA revises football playoff schedule, will play games Saturdays

OHSAA revises football playoff schedule, will play games Saturdays

The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s brief experiment with an all-Friday playoff system has come to an end after just one year.The OHSAA ...

June 7th, 2018 updated: June 7th, 2018. |  


Sidney players will be in MVFCA all-star game

Sidney players will be in MVFCA all-star game

SIDNEY — Sidney seniors AJ Brussell and Dylan Smith will work on the offensive line together one more time on Friday.Brussell and Smith, who hel...

June 6th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |  


Basketball: Fort Loramie hosting first shootout Friday

Basketball: Fort Loramie hosting first shootout Friday

FORT LORAMIE — Some of the state’s best high school basketball squads will head to Fort Loramie on two days in June for summer shootouts.F...

June 6th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |  


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LIFE


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June rites unite couple
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Versailles FFA competes

Francis

FORT LORAMIE — Andrea and Derek Francis, of Fort Loramie, have announced the birth of a son, Callan Ross Francis, born June 12, 2018, at 8:24 a....

June 22nd, 2018 |  


June rites unite couple

June rites unite couple

RUSSIA — Jessica Marie Zumberger, of Russia, and Alexander John Federinko, of Centerville, were united in marriage, June 16, 2018, at 1:30 p.m.,...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Minster BOE adds levy to ballot

MINSTER — The Minster Schools Board of Education approved a resolution of necessity to put a five-year, 2/10 mil replacement recreation revy on ...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


DARE Camp wraps up

DARE Camp wraps up

FORT LORAMIE — Children from throughout Shelby County wrapped up the 2018 Shelby County Sheriff’s Office DARE Camp, Thursday, June 21, at ...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Fort Loramie’s Country Fun Blood Drive a success

Fort Loramie’s Country Fun Blood Drive a success

FORT LORAMIE — Two Fort Loramie traditions, both rich in history and community pride, crossed paths once again at the June 19 St. Michael’...

June 21st, 2018 |  


OPINION


Stop the spread of Fentanyl

Stop the spread of Fentanyl

Synthetic forms of heroin have flooded Midwestern communities and taken lives at unprecedented and tragic rates.We now have an opportunity to make sig...

June 23rd, 2018 |  


A gift about dying for the living

A gift about dying for the living

“What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward your goals in life, flattens out i...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


EDITORIAL ROUNDUP

The (Youngstown) Vindicator, June 17In a five-year period, the scandal-ridden Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow charter diverted $591 million from loca...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Confirmation bias: What me?

Confirmation bias: What me?

A few of us are considering the issue of confirmation bias and asking ourselves if we engage in the process. If we engage in this process, we are look...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Puppy love — at first sight

Puppy love — at first sight

I’ve envisioned myself doing many things throughout the course of my life, including, but not limited to: astronaut, professional wrestler, hors...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Yoders go camping

We’re actually settled into our new home, and yes we love it! Okay, I can’t say that I don’t have some things that need to be organi...

June 21st, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Good Sam North changes name

ENGLEWOOD — New services. New name. Same friendly faces.Since 1995, Good Samaritan North Health Center has served the health care needs of the c...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


Uber pushes for electric cars

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (McClatchy) — As Uber tries to build its reputation as a good citizen, it’s unveiling a new plan: get its drivers to a...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Controversial labeling bill in Congress

NEW YORK, N.Y. (McClatchy) — A new bill in Congress is raising the hackles of consumer advocates who say it’ll give Americans less informa...

June 19th, 2018 |  


JD Power rates auto insurance companies

COSTA MESA, Calif. — Despite steadily increasing premiums, auto insurance customers are more satisfied with their carriers than ever. The reason...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Construction speeding along

Construction speeding along

Construction on the new Speedway gas station and cafe on Michigan Street is continuing. The anticipated turnover date from contractor to Speedway is J...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Report: Ohio Jobs Don’t Pay Enough to Afford Rent

COLUMBUS — Only two of the top 10 occupations in Ohio actually pay their employees enough to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment, according to...

June 15th, 2018 |  


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