NEWS


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Spreading the Christmas joy
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Updated: 2:37 pm. |    
Love’s opens its doors
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What is Christmas to you?
Wright State senior Rachel Evans completes manufacturing internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Wright State senior Rachel Evans completes manufacturing internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

DAYTON — Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee conjures up images of historic research that led to the development of nuclear weapons. But ...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Barhorst’s Belgian stallion wins Bronze Merit award

Barhorst’s Belgian stallion wins Bronze Merit award

FORT LORAMIE — Jess Supreme, a two-year-old Belgian stallion, owned by George and Ted Barhorst, of Fort Loramie, has been granted the Bronze Mer...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Story time

Story time

Gateway Arts Council Executive Director Ellen Keyes reads a Christmas story to children at Ron & Nita’s recently. Kids also got to meet Sant...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Waiting for Santa

Waiting for Santa

Singing “Where is Santa Claus?” are, left to right, Isaac Stockton, 4, son of Joseph and Angel Stockton, Violet Martin, 4, daughter of Pai...

December 12th, 2018 updated: December 12th, 2018. |  


County record

Sheriff’s logWEDNESDAY-1:17 p.m.: investigate complaint. Deputies investigated a complaint at Honda on Meranda Road in Franklin Township.-7:21 p...

December 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 12:20 pm. |    
Girls basketball: Sidney can’t slow down rival Piqua
Boys basketball: Fairlawn holds on for 64-59 win over Botkins

Boys basketball: Fairlawn holds on for 64-59 win over Botkins

SIDNEY — The Piper twins are going to be a handful for many teams to try to contain this year. Botkins found out in a Shelby County Athletic Lea...

December 11th, 2018 updated: December 11th, 2018. |  


Monday roundup: Fairlawn beats Piqua for 3rd win in a row

Monday roundup: Fairlawn beats Piqua for 3rd win in a row

PIQUA — A big early lead helped Fairlawn beat Piqua 73-63 in a nonconference game on Monday at Garbry Gymnasium. It’s the third consecutiv...

December 11th, 2018 updated: December 13th, 2018. |  


Saturday roundup: Russia pulls away early against Arcanum

Saturday roundup: Russia pulls away early against Arcanum

RUSSIA — Russia built a 21-point lead by halftime and cruised to a nonconference victory over Arcanum on Saturday at Clair C. Naveau Gymnasium.E...

December 9th, 2018 updated: December 9th, 2018. |  


Girls basketball: Big game by Ella Doseck helps Anna beat Russia

Girls basketball: Big game by Ella Doseck helps Anna beat Russia

RUSSIA — A senior-laden Anna team got off to a slow start last season. But with a group of underclassmen and other inexperienced players leading...

December 8th, 2018 updated: December 9th, 2018. |  


Girls basketball: Versailles survives scare from Miami East

Girls basketball: Versailles survives scare from Miami East

VERSAILLES — Versailles survived another close call.But, Miami East didn’t make it easy.And not until Morgan Haney’s jumper bounced ...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Friday roundup: Anna boys move to 2-0 in SCAL play

ANNA — Anna made quick work of Fairlawn in a 72-58 Shelby County Athletic League win on Friday at home to improve to 2-0 overall and 2-0 in conf...

December 8th, 2018 updated: December 8th, 2018. |  


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LIFE


4:10 pm |    
Dietz celebrates 90 years

Minster to get new fire truck

MINSTER — During its meeting Dec. 3, the Minster Village Council approved the first reading of an ordinance to give village employees a 3 percen...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Russia approves village improvements

RUSSIA — The regular monthly meeting of the Russia Village council was Nov. 14 in the village office at 232 W. Main St.Mayor Terence Daugherty c...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Bornhorst participates in UF theatre production

FINDLAY — Sara Bornhorst, of Fort Loramie, recently participated in the University of Findlay’s theatre production, “Mother Hicks.&#...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Greer resigns from K’ville Council

KETTLERSVILLE — The Kettlersville Village Council met, Nov. 6.The main topics discussed were the resignation of council member Vickey Greer, vil...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Community orchestra concert Sunday

Community orchestra concert Sunday

SIDNEY — The Upper Valley Community Orchestra will perform a Christmas concert, Sunday, Dec. 16, at 3 p.m., in the St. John’s Lutheran Chu...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Village connection

OSGOOD — The Osgood American Legion will be serving barbecue chicken dinners on Sunday, Dec. 16. Serving will be starting at 11 a.m. until sold ...

December 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Peace on Earth
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Editorial roundup

Adoption saga: Part II

Adoption saga: Part II

We bade the birth parents farewell. The door shut behind them. Could it be true? We looked at each other, then at our darling children. Would they rea...

December 13th, 2018 |  


To our readers

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

December 13th, 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...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Is your house in order?

Is your house in order?

Do you know when an emergency will arise and you will find yourself in an ambulance on the way to a medical facility? No.Perhaps you have a planned su...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Domestic violence also a man’s problem

Domestic violence also a man’s problem

Mothers, sisters, and daughters are victims of domestic violence. Wives, live-in partners, and girlfriends are victims of domestic violence. Teen girl...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Wreaths Across America to be placed at Graceland this Saturday

To the editor:The Vets to DC Committee would like to take this opportunity to thank the citizens of Sidney and Shelby County who donated to the Wreath...

December 11th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


4:08 pm |    
Reilly joins local law firm

Business Bureau: Report shady ads

DAYTON — Better Business Bureau has announced the launch of its latest consumer reporting service, BBB AdTruth (BBB.org/AdTruth), an online tool...

December 7th, 2018 |  


WSU president on engineering board

WSU president on engineering board

FAIRBORN — Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader has been named to a prestigious national advisory board for a project to identify and elimi...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Trial attorneys elect officers

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys, during its annual meeting, Nov. 15, in Columbus, elected new officers and trustees for...

December 4th, 2018 |  


WSU to make study grants

FAIRBORN — The Wright State University Raj Soin College of Business will offer 50 need-based tuition awards to students who pursue short-term ce...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Wilson Health announces partnership

Wilson Health announces partnership

SIDNEY — The Wilson Health Board of Trustees has approved a plan for Wilson Health to expand outpatient care and increase surgical capacity thro...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


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