NEWS


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Out of the past
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Model A Fords a passion
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City record
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It’s time to read a book

It’s time to read a book

What’s a student to do when they have a snow day? Read a book and that’s the message that was written in the snow at Botkins Local School....

February 18th, 2019 |  


Teen from Piqua dies following Darke County crash

GREENVILLE — A teen from Piqua died Saturday as a result of a crash on Feb. 12 in Darke County, marking the third fatality on Darke County roadw...

February 18th, 2019 updated: February 18th, 2019. |  


Another utility pole crash

Another utility pole crash

A SUV suffered major damage after snapping an utility pole on South Vandemark Road just south of of Fair Road Sunday, Feb. 17 evening. No one was inju...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Icy conditions contribute to crash

Icy conditions contribute to crash

A pickup truck lost control while passing another vehicle on the 9000 block of County Road 25A around 5:57 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17. The pickup truck left...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Out of the past

Out of the past

125 Years Ago Feb. 16, 1894Yesterday afternoon a number of young people at Loramies were engaged in skating on the canal north of the town. Among them...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Inmate pleads not guilty of murder

SIDNEY — Peter Stokes, of Sidney, accused of causing injuries during a fight that led to the death of a fellow inmate at the Shelby County Jail,...

February 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Friday roundup: Fairlawn beats Jackson Center in OT
Thursday roundup: Minster dominates St. Henry to clinch outright MAC title

Thursday roundup: Minster dominates St. Henry to clinch outright MAC title

ST. HENRY — Minster ran away early to finish Midwest Athletic Conference play with a 60-35 win at St. Henry on Thursday.The Wildcats, which are ...

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


Boys basketball: Houston rallies, beats Covington 79-65

Boys basketball: Houston rallies, beats Covington 79-65

HOUSTON — When Covington took a 43-35 lead after an 11-0 run in just 2:17 into the second half, it appeared the Buccs were well on their way to ...

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


Girls basketball: Defense powers Anna over Dixie in sectional opener

Girls basketball: Defense powers Anna over Dixie in sectional opener

COVINGTON — Anna had several long spurts without making a basket in a Division III sectional opener on Thursday at Covington High School.Streaky...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 14th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Versailles makes quick work of Urbana in sectional opener

Girls basketball: Versailles makes quick work of Urbana in sectional opener

COVINGTON — It may have not been a typical start for the Versailles girls basketball team in a Division III sectional tournament opener with Urb...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 14th, 2019. |  


State baseball finals to move to Akron

State baseball finals to move to Akron

The widely rumored move of state baseball semifinals and finals to Akron was made official by the Ohio High School Athletic Association on Thursday.Th...

February 14th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


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Dorothy Love upgrades lobby
Dorothy Love upgrades lobby

Dorothy Love upgrades lobby

SIDNEY — Tom Milligan, of Sidney, owner of Western Ohio Cut Stone, has been involved in Ohio Living Dorothy Love about as long as he’s bee...

February 18th, 2019 updated: February 18th, 2019. |  


Today in history

Today is Monday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2019. There are 316 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 18, 2001, auto racing s...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Sunday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2019. There are 317 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 17, 1864, during the Ci...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, Feb. 16, the 47th day of 2019. There are 318 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 16, 1959, Fidel Castr...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Waste-disposal sites set for April 6

SIDNEY — The Sidney-Shelby County Health Department has scheduled two waste-disposal sites for April 6.From 8 a.m. to noon, solid waste trucks a...

February 15th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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O, to be 14 again

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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 Fl...

February 18th, 2019 |  


To our readers

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

February 18th, 2019 |  


What is it about dogs?

What is it about dogs?

“Histories are fuller of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” Alexander PopeWhat is it about dogs?In the wild they search fo...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Tips for researching towing companies

Tips for researching towing companies

There are roughly 220 million drivers in the U.S. Many have required the assistance of a towing company. Nobody ever plans to have a car breakdown, wh...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Why do we pay for health insurance?

To the editor:I have an issue that I am so sure many other people do. Why do we pay for insurance?They have such a high rate that if you are raising a...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Thanks for sucessful food drive

To the editor:Annually, the Fort Loramie Community Service Club partners with Fort Loramie Schools to organize a food drive to benefit the St. Vincent...

February 14th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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SDN weekly winners announced
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Area Energy buys Cincy firm

Advisory panel: Increase gas tax

COLUMBUS — Several members of an advisory panel formed by Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday the state’s gas tax needs to be increased.That w...

February 14th, 2019 |  


SDN weekly winners announced

SDN weekly winners announced

SIDNEY — The calendar may still say it’s January, but thoughts are turning to Valentine’s Day. And four special words will help read...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Area Energy buys Cincy firm

Area Energy buys Cincy firm

SIDNEY — Area Energy & Electric Inc. has recently purchased Brennan Electric Inc., a Cincinnati electrical contractor that completes residen...

February 8th, 2019 |  


BBB, WSU host job fair

DAYTON — The Better Business Bureau and the Wright State University Management and Human Resources clubs will host a networking opportunity for ...

February 8th, 2019 |  


OneFifteen plans drug center in Dayton

DAYTON — OneFifteen, a new nonprofit ecosystem dedicated to the full and sustained recovery of people living with opioid addiction, has been est...

February 8th, 2019 |  


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