NEWS


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Out of the past
Alpaca farm welcomes visitors

Alpaca farm welcomes visitors

SIDNEY – Rick and Annette Paulus, owners of Count Your Blessings Alpacas, 680 Doorley Road, has invited the public to visit their farm, Sept. 29...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Board checks E-Poll Book security

Board checks E-Poll Book security

SIDNEY — The security of upcoming elections was the mission of a meeting Friday morning at the Shelby County Board of Elections.Director Pamela ...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Visitors Bureau lists statistics

SIDNEY — Jeff Raible, director of the Sidney Visitors Bureau, recently released promotional statistics for July and August.The bureau’s we...

September 21st, 2018 |  


OSU releases graduate and dean’s lists

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State University has issued the list of students who earned degrees at commencement exercises on Aug. 5, 2018..Local student...

September 21st, 2018 updated: September 21st, 2018. |  


Saturday to Wednesday forecast

Saturday to Wednesday forecast

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September 21st, 2018 |  


Northtowne Church of God to hold anniversary celebration

SIDNEY — The Northtowne Church of God, 2008 Wapakoneta Ave., will be having their Homecoming and 90th Anniversary Celebration, Sunday, Sept. 23....

September 21st, 2018 |  


SPORTS


9:59 pm
Updated: 3:07 pm. |    
Sidney bounces back with 40-12 win over Fairborn
Area football preview: Lehman Catholic hopes NWCC success continues

Area football preview: Lehman Catholic hopes NWCC success continues

SIDNEY — Lehman Catholic struggled to play consistently in its first three games. But now that Northwest Central Conference play has begun, the ...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Wednesday roundup: Tippecanoe girls soccer beats Sidney 4-0

Wednesday roundup: Tippecanoe girls soccer beats Sidney 4-0

TIPP CITY — Sidney’s quest for a Greater Western Ohio Conference American North Division girls soccer title took a hit on Wednesday.That&#...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Football preview: Anna has made big improvements

Football preview: Anna has made big improvements

ANNA — Anna has made a lot of progress early in the season and hopes to take another big step in a Midwest Athletic Conference game at Marion Lo...

September 20th, 2018 updated: September 20th, 2018. |  


Sidney looks to get back on track against Fairborn

Sidney looks to get back on track against Fairborn

SIDNEY — It’s a bit of a juggling act for Sidney’s coaching staff to choose between several talented receivers to throw to. The Yell...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Tuesday roundup: Russia beats Jackson Center for share of 1st place in SCAL

Tuesday roundup: Russia beats Jackson Center for share of 1st place in SCAL

JACKSON CENTER — Russia nearly let a big Shelby County Athletic League victory slip away on Tuesday but battled back to win the fifth game 15-12...

September 19th, 2018 updated: September 19th, 2018. |  


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LIFE


6:37 pm |    
Five generations
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Couple plan November rites
5:58 pm |    
Kittle, Gaier to wed
Five generations

Five generations

Five generations of the Egbert/Fogt/Aselage family recently met for a photo. They are, first row, from left, great-great-grandmother Viola Fogt holdin...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Couple plan November rites

Couple plan November rites

CINCINNATI — Kaitlyn Gerken and Brandon Christman, both of Cincinnati, have announced their engagement and plans to marry, Nov. 3, 2018, in the ...

September 21st, 2018 |  


Library to present astronomy talk

Library to present astronomy talk

SIDNEY — Astrophysicist Kevin Manning will present a talk, “Astronomy for Everyone — Size and Scale of the Universe,” Wednesda...

September 21st, 2018 |  


OSU releases graduate and dean’s lists

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State University has issued the list of students who earned degrees at commencement exercises on Aug. 5, 2018..Local student...

September 21st, 2018 updated: September 21st, 2018. |  


Houston BOE approves student trips

HOUSTON — The Hardin-Houston Board of Education approved two student trips during its regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 17.The board approved the...

September 21st, 2018 |  


OPINION


Reader celebrates Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County

To the editor:I am writing to celebrate a success achieved by the staff at the Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County. This success would probably go l...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Memories around the campfire

Memories around the campfire

It’s early Wednesday morning. The house is peacefully quiet, so I’m seizing the opportunity to get in touch with you all.Last night we had...

September 20th, 2018 |  


The pitfalls of public speaking

The pitfalls of public speaking

“Public speaking ranks as our No. 1 fear, even outranking the fear of death, says Peter Desberg, PhD, professor of psychology at California Stat...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Contact Us

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

September 19th, 2018 |  


Election letter deadline is Oct. 26

The deadline for any letters to the editor dealing with the November election is Friday, Oct. 26, at 5 p.m. Readers may submit one letter to the edito...

September 18th, 2018 updated: September 21st, 2018. |  


The choice is in our words

The choice is in our words

There was a time when people would shake hands and say, “you have my word” and whatever the two people communicated would be like a writte...

September 18th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


8:39 pm |    
A win win.

Local firms get safety grants

COLUMBUS – Whiteline Express Ltd. in Jackson Center and Pro Fit HVAC in Auglaize County were among forty Ohio employers who will share $1.1 mill...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Sassy Sisters Designs opens in New Bremen

Sassy Sisters Designs opens in New Bremen

NEW BREMEN — At their Sassy Sisters Designs grand opening, Sept. 15 and 16, siblings Margie Tebbe and Deb Rindler realized their dream of sharin...

September 18th, 2018 |  


A win win.

A win win.

Jeannine Jordan, of Lima, gets into a spiffy new vehicle for a free joy ride at Buckeye Ford in Sidney, recently. Jordan was one of many people who to...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Edison names Piqua native dean

Edison names Piqua native dean

SIDNEY — Following an extensive search, Edison State Community College has hired Dr. Jessica Chambers as dean of student affairs.The Edison Stat...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Conover photographer honored

CONOVER — Three Photographs created by Kelly of K Cook Photography in Conover have recently been accepted into the General Collection of Profess...

September 14th, 2018 |  


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