NEWS


12:25 am |    
Out of the past

Cargill to invest $225 million at facility in Sidney

SIDNEY – Cargill is expanding its integrated soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney to better serve area farmers and to meet growing ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Health Department administers flu vaccines

SIDNEY — The Sidney-Shelby County Health Department has begun vaccinations for the 2019-20 flu season. In order to accommodate those working eve...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Troy Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center to host Trick or Treat night

TROY—Troy Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center will host its annual Trick-or-Treat night on Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children ages 10...

October 17th, 2019 |  


YWCA Piqua to host “Meet the Candidates” night

PIQUA — A community education forum featuring one local issue and candidates in the November election affecting Piqua area residents will be hel...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Fort Loramie blood drives total 870 donors in 2019

Fort Loramie blood drives total 870 donors in 2019

FORT LORAMIE — St. Michael’s always saves the toughest task for last. The third and final St. Michael’s Hall blood drive of the year...

October 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Football: Sidney prepping for improved West Carrollton

Football: Sidney prepping for improved West Carrollton

SIDNEY — As an opponent, West Carrollton has been counted on as an easy victory for most Miami Valley League teams for a nearly a decade.The Pir...

October 16th, 2019 updated: October 16th, 2019. |  


Tuesday roundup: Sidney opens tournament with 5-4 win over Belmont

Tuesday roundup: Sidney opens tournament with 5-4 win over Belmont

SIDNEY — Michael Koester made Sidney’s fifth penalty kick in a shootout in a Division I sectional opener on Tuesday to lift the squad to a...

October 16th, 2019 updated: October 16th, 2019. |  


Volleyball: Lehman Catholic’s Lucia named NWCC player of the year

Volleyball: Lehman Catholic’s Lucia named NWCC player of the year

Lehman Catholic swept the Northwest Central Conference player and coach of the year honors, which were announced on Monday.Lehman senior middle hitter...

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


Monday roundup: Fair goals lift Sidney over Fairborn in tourney opener

Monday roundup: Fair goals lift Sidney over Fairborn in tourney opener

FAIRBORN — Sidney scored one goal in each half and beat Fairborn 2-0 in a first-round Division I sectional girls soccer tournament game on the r...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Weekend roundup: Anna boys, Fort Loramie girls win SCAL cross country meet

Weekend roundup: Anna boys, Fort Loramie girls win SCAL cross country meet

BOTKINS — Anna’s boys cross country squad and Fort Loramie’s girls squad each earned Shelby County Athletic League titles by finishi...

October 13th, 2019 updated: October 13th, 2019. |  


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LIFE


Poling

ST. HENRY — Jason and Kelly Poling, of St. Henry, announce the birth of their daughter, Sadie Lou Poling, Sept. 28, 2019, at 9:22 a.m. at Joint ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


City to begin leaf collection

City to begin leaf collection

SIDNEY — Sidney city crews will begin the annual fall leaf collection service Oct. 28.City crews will have one truck in each zone of the attache...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2019. There are 77 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 15, 1991, despite sexu...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Monday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2019. There are 78 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 14, 1947, U.S. Air Forc...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Sunday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2019. There are 79 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 13, 1775, the United St...

October 13th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2019. There are 80 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 12, 1984, British Pri...

October 12th, 2019 |  


OPINION


9:36 am |    
Breasts and a need to know

To our readers

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

October 15th, 2019 |  


Voting is best with plenty of spoilers

Voting is best with plenty of spoilers

It’s rare these days to watch a movie or TV show that hasn’t been ruined by spoilers. It seems like it takes more work to not know about s...

October 14th, 2019 |  


There’s still more to do

There’s still more to do

For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio. In 2017, our opioi...

October 14th, 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 F...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Tea Time

Fran’s Favorites: Tea Time

I spent a couple of days in Cleveland this past week meeting with lots of people working to get the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library kicked o...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Mom’s advice about getting older

Mom’s advice about getting older

The anniversary of losing someone you love can be quite painful. The calendar date, month, or season can bring back the feeling of the initial grief, ...

October 11th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


12:01 pm |    
Winterize your home and car

Steady natural gas prices should ensure winter heating costs remain affordable

DAYTON – Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio, a CenterPoint Energy company, announced customers should expect their natural gas bills to remain rela...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Local leaders celebrate National Manufacturing Day

Local leaders celebrate National Manufacturing Day

SIDNEY – Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst hand-delivered proclamations to company officials at several local manufacturing firms on National Manufactu...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Upper Valley Career Center to welcome German apprenticeship students

Upper Valley Career Center to welcome German apprenticeship students

PIQUA – The Upper Valley Career Center & BBS/ME German American Apprenticeship Partnership is in its third year of existence and is ready to...

October 8th, 2019 |  


Manufacturers pitch job opportunities

Manufacturers pitch job opportunities

RUSSIA – Millions of manufacturing jobs with rising wages will be available to current high school students, Superior Aluminum Products Presiden...

October 8th, 2019 |  


Ball State economist says jobs report points to continued slow growth

MUNCIE, Ind. – Ball State economist Michael Hicks said Friday’s jobs report points to points to continued slow growth across the United St...

October 6th, 2019 |  


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