NEWS


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Shelby County Fair cancelled
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Out of the past
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Learning about water sfety
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Out of the past
Learning about water sfety

Learning about water sfety

Tammy Lawson, Sidney-Shelby County YMCA lifeguard/swim instructor watches as Sidney firefighter Josh Strawser gives a presentation about open water on...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio natural gas and oil industry awards $54,000 in scholarships

GRANVILLE – The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program awarded scholarships to 54 students, representing 30 counties across Ohio, 20 colleges...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Planning for a short vacation

Planning for a short vacation

SIDNEY — Memorial Day has passed. Restrictions on Gov. Mike DeWine’s stay-at-home have been eased. Restaurants are opening up for dine-in ...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Fairlawn plans meeting

SIDNEY — Fairlawn Local School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting Friday, May 29, at 2:30 p.m. The meeting will be held vir...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Houston awards diplomas to Class of 2020

Houston awards diplomas to Class of 2020

HOUSTON — Houston High School held a two-day graduation ceremony on Friday, May 22, and Saturday, May 23, for the Class of 2020. The video of th...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Municipal Court reopens to public

SIDNEY — The Sidney Municipal Court reopened to the public on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.“The following procedures will be in place until furth...

May 27th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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OHSAA to allow training sessions to resume May 26

Sports Extra with Dave Ross: UD tight end draws attention in New Orleans

My brother lives in New Orleans and reports major attention accorded to the Saints recent third round choice in the NFL draft. Adam Trautman was a qua...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Football: OHSAA expanding playoffs in 2021

Football: OHSAA expanding playoffs in 2021

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted unanimously Wednesday to expand the football playoffs from eight s...

May 20th, 2020 updated: May 20th, 2020. |  


Urbana University closure forces area athletes to search for new colleges

Urbana University closure forces area athletes to search for new colleges

URBANA — Will Eversole’s college baseball season came to a premature end on March 14 due to the response to COVID-19. Then on April 21, he...

May 19th, 2020 |  


OHSAA plans to lift no-contact period for some sports in late May

OHSAA plans to lift no-contact period for some sports in late May

The Ohio High School Athletic Association said in a memo to school administrators on Friday it will lift rules restricting in-person practice and cond...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Shadybowl Speedway waiting for green flag

Shadybowl Speedway waiting for green flag

DeGRAFF — Retail stores, restaurants, barber shops and hair salons are among the businesses reopening as Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Depa...

May 15th, 2020 updated: May 15th, 2020. |  


Sports Extra with Dave Ross: When baseball’s best pitcher joined the Reds

Like many of you, I’ve been watching lots of TV and giving my DVR a good workout. I recently watched a documentary on the Hall of Fame career of...

May 15th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


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Henmans celebrate 65 years
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Hicks to celebrate 50 years

Bensman

COLDWATER — Alan and Mindy Bensman, of Coldwater, announce the birth of their daughter, Betty Irene Bensman, May 1, 2020, at 7:52 a.m. at Joint ...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


May

ANNA — Eric and Taylor May, of Anna, announce the birth of their daughter, Evelyn Jo May, April 2, 2020, at 6:27 p.m. at Wilson Memorial Hospita...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, May 16, the 137th day of 2020. There are 229 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 16, 1943, the nearly m...

May 16th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Friday, May 15, the 136th day of 2020. There are 230 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 15, 1948, hours after de...

May 15th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Thursday, May 14, the 135th day of 2020. There are 231 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 14, 1940, the Netherla...

May 14th, 2020 |  


Taylor

TROY — Kevin and Katherine Taylor, of Troy, announce the birth of their daughter, Sofia Genevieve Taylor, on April 27, 2020 at 9:43 p.m. at Wils...

May 13th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Soul of a man

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

May 26th, 2020 |  


Dear Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020

Class of 2020, so much has been taken from you. Of course, COVID-19 is to blame, yet finding fault probably doesn’t matter if you’ve been ...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


Finding the right info about Fibromyalgia

Finding the right info about Fibromyalgia

Dear Dietitian,I was recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. There is a lot of information on the internet about diet to help with this. Some websites s...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


A blessed Mother’s Day

A blessed Mother’s Day

It was one of those nights. As soon as one child was asleep, it seemed like another needed mama to blow a stuffy nose or something to soothe a raspy c...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Responsible dog ownership and the problem of poo-lution

Responsible dog ownership and the problem of poo-lution

Like so many residents working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have had the opportunity to work on a number of outdoor projects that have be...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Sidney BOE awards Humble new contract

SIDNEY — The Sidney City Schools Board of Education expressed its confidence in the district’s superintendent by approving a new contract ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Company creates sneeze guards to battle COVID-19
Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center keeps loved ones connected

Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center keeps loved ones connected

VERSAILLES – During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic and visitor restrictions, Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


Global reorganization announced at Nidec Press & Automation

MINSTER – David Winch, chief executive officer for Nidec Press & Automation and Nidec Minster Corp., has announced organizational changes de...

May 17th, 2020 |  


BBB’s Center For Business & Consumer Ethics announces 2020 Students of Integrity winners

BBB’s Center For Business & Consumer Ethics announces 2020 Students of Integrity winners

DAYTON – The Better Business Bureau’s Center for Business and Consumer Ethics, Inc. announced the winners of its Students of Integrity awa...

May 16th, 2020 |  


St. Henry alumnus joins Gay Smith/Associates

St. Henry alumnus joins Gay Smith/Associates

SIDNEY – Gay Smith/Associates has welcomed Aaron Marchal to its company.A graduate of St. Henry High School, Marchal comes to Gay Smith/Associat...

May 16th, 2020 |  


BBB warns puppy scam reports skyrocket during COVID-19 pandemic

DAYTON – Some families obeying stay-at-home orders have turned to the internet to look for a pet, thinking they would have plenty of time to hel...

May 16th, 2020 |  


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