NEWS


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Winter visits spring
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Passing out pancakes
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Out of the past
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Car chase ends after crash
Out of the past

Out of the past

125 yearsApril 21, 1896The smoke house belonging to J.B. Jackson at Cedar Point (Pasco) was burned Friday afternoon. Aside from it being an old landma...

April 21st, 2021 |  


City record

Police logMONDAY-4:55 p.m.: theft. A business credit card was reported used at Todd and Dave’s Automotive on Wapakoneta Avenue.-4:19 p.m.: ident...

April 20th, 2021 |  


County record

Sheriff’s logMONDAY-10:25 p.m.: theft. A theft was reported in the 2500 block of state Route 29 in Sidney.-6:24 p.m.: assist other unit. Another...

April 20th, 2021 |  


SafeHaven celebrates 25 years

SafeHaven celebrates 25 years

PIQUA — SafeHaven Inc. celebrated the agency’s 25th anniversary on Monday with an invitation-only event due to current state mandates.Duri...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Sun sets on Kiser Lake

Sun sets on Kiser Lake

Sunlight glitters off of Kiser Lake as the sun sets on Monday, April 19. The lake had a handful of people fishing from the shore and a few kayakers on...

April 20th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Basketball: Powell leaving Botkins for Lima Bath job
Wednesday/Thursday roundup: Russia softball gets big SCAL win

Wednesday/Thursday roundup: Russia softball gets big SCAL win

RUSSIA — Russia scored nine runs over the last five innings to pull away from Anna to a 14-5 victory in a Shelby County Athletic League game on ...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Urbana: Campus is closed, but not the people

Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Urbana: Campus is closed, but not the people

About seven years ago I was sitting in a Trustees meeting at Urbana University absorbing the opening comments of President Dr. Kirk Peterson. He paint...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Tuesday roundup: Anna gradually pulls away from Botkins

BOTKINS — Anna gradually pulled away from Botkins to earn a 6-1 Shelby County Athletic League victory on Tuesday.Jacob Robinson pitched a comple...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Monday roundup: Anna earns big SCAL win over Fairlawn

ANNA — Anna ran away fast to an 18-2 Shelby County Athletic League softball victory over Fairlawn in five innings on Monday.Taylor Poeppelman wa...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Saturday roundup: Russia baseball wins St. Henry invite

ST. HENRY — Russia won the St. Henry Invitational on Saturday by beating the host Redskins 8-0 in the championship game.Ross Fiessinger picked u...

April 12th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Couple celebrates 50 years
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Couple celebrates 50 years
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Couple celebrates 50 years
Couple celebrates 50 years

Couple celebrates 50 years

NEW BREMEN — Larry and Mary Bensman, of New Bremen, will celebrate 50 years of marriage with a small family gathering for brunch on Sunday, Apri...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Richards

SIDNEY — Derek and Abigail Richards, of Sidney, announce the birth of their son Theodore James Richards, born at 2:17 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2021, at ...

April 7th, 2021 |  


April starts the early spring planting season

April starts the early spring planting season

Hello, Sidney/Shelby County area! Have you thought about your garden yet?At The People’s Garden we think about it all year long — yes, eve...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Clark

SIDNEY — Demont Matthews and Tareena Clark-Bladen, of Sidney, announce the birth of their daughter, EnsLeigh Ann Elaine Clark, born on March 12,...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Bruns

CHICKASAW — Tyler and Amy Bruns, of Chickasaw, announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Lee Bruns, born on March 12, 2021, at 6:55 a.m. at Merc...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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`Federal and State:• President Joseph R. Biden, White House, Washington, D.C. 20500, 202-456-1111• Gov. Mike DeWine (R), Riffe Center, 30t...

April 21st, 2021 |  


Encouragement, scripture and a shared recipe

Encouragement, scripture and a shared recipe

One of the lovely things that has helped get us through this crazy year is the personal notes that we have received. We get them as texts, and notes t...

April 21st, 2021 |  


Pasturized vs. raw milk

Pasturized vs. raw milk

Dear Dietitian,I have a friend who drinks raw, unpasteurized milk. She claims it has many health benefits and that pasteurization of milk is unnecessa...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Celebrating the start of a new chapter

Celebrating the start of a new chapter

Take a moment to get the picture- it’s Wednesday evening of the big day- the final adoption of our precious foster children. Hosanna, age 4 flit...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Reader comments on COVID-19 vaccines

To the editor: $3 billion dollars to promote covid vaccines through Biden’s Covid-19 Community Corps program! That’s what the 4/2 article ...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Strong schools build strong communities

To the editor:On Tuesday, May 4, voters in the Sidney City School District will be asked to approve a 0.75% earned income tax levy that will generate ...

April 15th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Meals from the heart
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Sweet side of the pandemic
Sweet side of the pandemic

Sweet side of the pandemic

SIDNEY – The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted Kelly Kremnitzer’s plans as a college student and soldier in the Ohio Army National Guard but pre...

April 14th, 2021 |  


BBB to host free shredding event Saturday

DAYTON – While identity theft can happen to anyone, 2020 was the worst year in history for identity theft reports.The Federal Trade Commission r...

April 14th, 2021 |  


ChillTex gets established in Minster

MINSTER – When Matt and Gwen Eilerman installed a new furnace and ductwork in their house in 2000 and then a few years later they installed an a...

April 10th, 2021 |  


TechCred funding available for Rhodes State College training

LIMA – Rhodes State College announced it is strategically equipped and situated to meet the upskill training and credentialing needs of employer...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Job fair for students to be held April 24

CELINA – The inaugural Auglaize Mercer Business Education Alliance Summer Job/Entering the Workforce Job Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April...

April 10th, 2021 |  


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