NEWS


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Robot club
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Heart walk names chairman
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And down it comes

Relay for Life kicks off Thursday

SIDNEY — The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Shelby County kicks off its new fundraising season on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Sidney Moo...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Staley chairs UVMC

Staley chairs UVMC

TROY — The Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) Board of Directors has named Steve Staley, of Piqua, chairman for 2019-2020.He succeeds Craig Bund...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Knepper tapped for national event

Knepper tapped for national event

PIQUA — Well-known locally for promoting the arts in the Piqua community and schools, Jordan Knepper will be heading to the Twin Cities in June ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Deadline for naming county bicentennial beer passes

Deadline for naming county bicentennial beer passes

SIDNEY — The deadline for submitting names for Shelby County’s Bicentennial Beer has passed, and the members of the Shelby County Bicenten...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Republicans leave board of elections

Republicans leave board of elections

SIDNEY — One Republican member of the Shelby County Board of Elections hasn’t been renominated to his seat by the Shelby County Republican...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Anna Local High School hosts Science Day

ANNA — Earlier this month, the Shelby County Science Day was held at Anna Local High School for Shelby County students in grades five through 12...

February 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 2:58 pm. |    
Friday roundup: Fairlawn beats Jackson Center in OT
Thursday roundup: Minster dominates St. Henry to clinch outright MAC title

Thursday roundup: Minster dominates St. Henry to clinch outright MAC title

ST. HENRY — Minster ran away early to finish Midwest Athletic Conference play with a 60-35 win at St. Henry on Thursday.The Wildcats, which are ...

February 15th, 2019 updated: February 15th, 2019. |  


Boys basketball: Houston rallies, beats Covington 79-65

Boys basketball: Houston rallies, beats Covington 79-65

HOUSTON — When Covington took a 43-35 lead after an 11-0 run in just 2:17 into the second half, it appeared the Buccs were well on their way to ...

February 15th, 2019 updated: February 15th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Defense powers Anna over Dixie in sectional opener

Girls basketball: Defense powers Anna over Dixie in sectional opener

COVINGTON — Anna had several long spurts without making a basket in a Division III sectional opener on Thursday at Covington High School.Streaky...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 14th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Versailles makes quick work of Urbana in sectional opener

Girls basketball: Versailles makes quick work of Urbana in sectional opener

COVINGTON — It may have not been a typical start for the Versailles girls basketball team in a Division III sectional tournament opener with Urb...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 14th, 2019. |  


State baseball finals to move to Akron

State baseball finals to move to Akron

The widely rumored move of state baseball semifinals and finals to Akron was made official by the Ohio High School Athletic Association on Thursday.Th...

February 14th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


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Dorothy Love upgrades lobby
Speech therapy for infants and toddlers

Speech therapy for infants and toddlers

“You are a speech therapist for babies and toddlers? They don’t even talk yet!” is what I hear on a regular basis from people when t...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Jackson Center to host fine arts exhibition

JACKSON CENTER — Jackson Center Local Schools will hold a fine arts exhibition on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.The exhibition will showcas...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Kent State University

KENT — Kent State University recently conferred degrees to fall graduates during commencement exercises, on Dec. 14 and 15, in the Memorial Athl...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Barhorst gives state of city address

The Rotary Club of Sidney hosted Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst, who his annual State of the City address.Barhorst, currently serving his seventh term as ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Anna Local High School hosts Science Day

ANNA — Earlier this month, the Shelby County Science Day was held at Anna Local High School for Shelby County students in grades five through 12...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2019. There are 315 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 19, 1968, the children...

February 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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O, to be 14 again
Electric aggregation letters have been mailed

Electric aggregation letters have been mailed

The first call concerning electric aggregation rates came in to City Hall on Monday. When I arrived home following Monday evening’s City Council...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Batter up! Spring training’s here

Batter up! Spring training’s here

Since Jan. 24, the average temperature at the Dayton International Airport has risen, the amount of daylight is increasing, the groundhog has made his...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Contact Us

Federal and State:• President Donald Trump, White House, Washington, D.C. 20500, 202-456-1111• Gov. Mike DeWine (R), Riffe Center, 30th Fl...

February 18th, 2019 |  


To our readers

Opinions expressed in items on this page labeled “Their View” and “Your View” and other columns throughout the newspaper submi...

February 18th, 2019 |  


What is it about dogs?

What is it about dogs?

“Histories are fuller of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” Alexander PopeWhat is it about dogs?In the wild they search fo...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Tips for researching towing companies

Tips for researching towing companies

There are roughly 220 million drivers in the U.S. Many have required the assistance of a towing company. Nobody ever plans to have a car breakdown, wh...

February 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


4:48 pm |    
Heart walk names chairman
Staley chairs UVMC

Staley chairs UVMC

TROY — The Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) Board of Directors has named Steve Staley, of Piqua, chairman for 2019-2020.He succeeds Craig Bund...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Edward Jones: Great place to work

SIDNEY — Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks No. 7 on the 2019 Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For” list, according to gl...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Ohio joins suit against Walgreens

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that Ohio has joined the United States, the District of Columbia and other states in settli...

February 15th, 2019 |  


PUCO seeks commissioner nominees

COLUMBUS — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Nominating Council is seeking applications for the position of commissioner of the PUC...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Advisory panel: Increase gas tax

COLUMBUS — Several members of an advisory panel formed by Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday the state’s gas tax needs to be increased.That w...

February 14th, 2019 |  


SDN weekly winners announced

SDN weekly winners announced

SIDNEY — The calendar may still say it’s January, but thoughts are turning to Valentine’s Day. And four special words will help read...

February 11th, 2019 |  


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