NEWS


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Training Ohio’s future workers
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Out of the past

Spring into giving blood with gift of green socks

SIDNEY — Put some spring in your step when you donate at a Shelby County blood drive. Everyone who registers to donate will get a pair of “...

February 25th, 2020 |  


JC swimming pool renovation on schedule

JACKSON CENTER — Jackson Center Village Administrator Bruce Metz reported the upgrades and renovations at the municipal pool are on target and i...

February 25th, 2020 updated: February 25th, 2020. |  


Deputy, K-9 visit 4-H club meeting

Deputy, K-9 visit 4-H club meeting

SIDNEY — Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Rod Robbins and his K-9 partner Yago attended the Dog Gone 4-H Club meeting.Dog Gone 4-H he...

February 25th, 2020 |  


H-H kindergarten screening set for April 2-3

HOUSTON — Hardin-Houston kindergarten registration and screening for 2020-2021 school year will be held April 2-3 at Hardin-Houston Local School...

February 25th, 2020 |  


Community calendar

THURSDAY, FEB. 27• The Writer’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua. 937-773-6753.• Nar-Anon...

February 25th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Saturday roundup: Fairlawn upset by Covington in tourney opener

Saturday roundup: Fairlawn upset by Covington in tourney opener

PIQUA — A late scoring run by Covington cost Fairlawn in a Division IV boys basketball sectional semifinal on Saturday at Piqua’s Garbry G...

February 23rd, 2020 updated: February 23rd, 2020. |  


Boys basketball: Speed helps Sidney beat Fairmont in sectional opener

Boys basketball: Speed helps Sidney beat Fairmont in sectional opener

CENTERVILLE — Sidney struggled shooting in the first half of a Division I sectional semifinal against Kettering Fairmont on Saturday in Centervi...

February 22nd, 2020 updated: February 23rd, 2020. |  


Friday roundup: Houston loses to Middletown Madison in tourney opener

CLAYTON — Houston couldn’t hold onto an early lead and lost 58-45 to Middletown Madison in a Division III sectional semifinal on Friday at...

February 22nd, 2020 updated: February 22nd, 2020. |  


Boys basketball: Lehman Catholic can’t get going in sectional loss to Mississinawa Valley

Boys basketball: Lehman Catholic can’t get going in sectional loss to Mississinawa Valley

PIQUA — Lehman Catholic knew what was coming in a Division IV sectional opener on Friday against Mississinawa Valley. The squads battled in a lo...

February 21st, 2020 updated: February 22nd, 2020. |  


Thursday roundup: Anna dominates Triad in tournament opener

Thursday roundup: Anna dominates Triad in tournament opener

VANDALIA — Top seeded Anna started Division III sectional play with a dominating 71-28 victory over North Lewisburg Triad on Thursday at Vandali...

February 21st, 2020 updated: February 21st, 2020. |  


Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Snodgrass mission: Tell the OHSAA story everywhere

Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Snodgrass mission: Tell the OHSAA story everywhere

Upper Sandusky native Jerry Snodgrass (class of 1973) was well known as the boys basketball coach and later athletic director at Findlay High School. ...

February 21st, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Identical twins celebrate 90 years

Today in history

Today is Sunday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2020. There are 312 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 23, 1945, during World ...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2020. There are 313 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 22, 1980, the “...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Alpha Community Center top Match Day fundraiser

Alpha Community Center top Match Day fundraiser

SIDNEY — “Once again this year, we prioritized our Holiday Campaign as our primary annual fundraiser and the Community Foundation of Shelb...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Friday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2020. There are 314 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 21, 1975, former Attorn...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Thursday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2020. There are 315 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 20, 1962, astronaut J...

February 20th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Adopt a plant-based diet

Support Sidney City School levy

To the editor:As a private-public partnership supporting economic development in Sidney and Shelby County, we meet with business and industry on a reg...

February 24th, 2020 updated: February 24th, 2020. |  


To our readers

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

February 24th, 2020 |  


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...

February 24th, 2020 |  


A response to ‘The Last Full Measure’

A response to ‘The Last Full Measure’

Amid all the accusations, misrepresentations, half-truths, and outright lies in today’s political environment, it’s important that we be r...

February 24th, 2020 |  


Picking the best vegetarian diet

Picking the best vegetarian diet

Dear Readers,By now, you probably know someone who has adopted a vegetarian diet. Estimates put vegetarianism at around 5% of the American population ...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Taking a week to recover

Taking a week to recover

Editor’s note: Gloria’s family has been battling winter illnesses, so she is taking a week off to rest. In the meantime, she is sharing so...

February 21st, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Taking shape
Ask Amy Home Furnishings reemerges in wake of flood

Ask Amy Home Furnishings reemerges in wake of flood

SIDNEY – Flooding last May destroyed Ask Amy Home Furnishings’ entire inventory, but the business withstood the tribulation and on Thursda...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Wilson Health has continued growth, new services in 2019

Wilson Health has continued growth, new services in 2019

SIDNEY — “Wilson Health has a long history of caring for the community,” said President and CEO Mark Klosterman, who just celebrated...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Creative Vacations experiences banner year

Creative Vacations experiences banner year

SIDNEY — 2019 was a banner year for Creative Vacations, the strongest year to date. The annual summer slowdown that normally occurs didn’t...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Hoying & Hoying names new vice president

Hoying & Hoying names new vice president

ANNA — “Once again we saw strong growth in our business in 2019,” said Paul Hoying, president of Hoying and Hoying Builders Inc. ...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Firm has ‘small town values’

SIDNEY — HER Realtors was founded in 1956 by Harley E. Rouda Sr. This Ohio-born company has come a long way since then and has grown from an off...

February 20th, 2020 |  


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