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100 years of service
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Out of the past
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Shrine art show planned

Houston Community Classics to feature live music, activities

HOUSTON — A beloved local festival is returning to the Houston community after a year of canceled events.“It feels great to be able to pro...

June 15th, 2021 |  


100 years of service

100 years of service

FORT LORAMIE – Tim Ernst has stacks of old letters, photographs, documents and newspaper clippings. Those along with stories from customers and ...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Out of the past

Out of the past

125 YearsJune 15, 1896The name of George A. Marshall, of Sidney, is one of four that will go before the Democratic Congressional convention which open...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Wagner’s IGA to be sold to former employee

MINSTER – Wagner’s IGA, which the Wagner family has owned for almost 100 years, will be sold this summer to a former employee who is the c...

June 14th, 2021 |  


County record

Sheriff’s logMONDAY-2:31 p.m.: suspicious person. A suspicious person was reported in the 10300 block of Lochard Road in Sidney.-2:07 p.m.: vand...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Body found in Piqua

PIQUA — Piqua Police are investigating what is being deemed as a suspicious death where a female was found dead in a vehicle in the area of Crac...

June 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Fort Loramie loses heartbreaker
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Sparkle from state:
Fort Loramie tangles with Warren JFK in state semifinal

Fort Loramie tangles with Warren JFK in state semifinal

The speed demons from Shelby County and the fountain of youth.This is what some northeastern Ohio media outlets are calling the 1 pm. Saturday Divisio...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Golfers compete in Superior Credit Union Open

CELINA – Golfers from Botkins, Minster and Sidney finished in the top five of their divisions in the Lima Junior Golf Association’s Superi...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Sidney Post 217 Red holds on against Troy

Sidney Post 217 Red holds on against Troy

TROY — The Troy Senior Legends were looking for their second straight walk-off win when Sidney Post 217 Red visited Tuesday night.But, a seventh...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Best of the best OHSAA umpires

Best of the best OHSAA umpires

GREENVILLE – The four-man Southwest District baseball umpiring crew slated for the 2021 Ohio High School Athletic Association Division I state c...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Frank Focht: Big impact from short stay in Sidney

Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Frank Focht: Big impact from short stay in Sidney

I’m the chairman of the 50th reunion of Sidney High’s “30 and 0” football teams of 1968-69-70 which had to postpone to this La...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Baseball: Fort Loramie’s running game to test JFK’s superb ‘run defense’

Baseball: Fort Loramie’s running game to test JFK’s superb ‘run defense’

In the world of math and numbers, .38 and 37% are just about the same — very close to the fraction 3/8, which is clearly less than half. Not tha...

June 10th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


Woehrmyer

MINSTER — Greg and Heather Woehrmyer, of Minster, announce the birth of their daughter, Cecilia Marie Woehrmyer, born at 12:35 a.m. on May 28, 2...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Woehrmyer

MINSTER — Greg and Heather Woehrmyer, of Minster, announce the birth of their daughter, Cecilia Marie Woehrmyer, born at 12:35 a.m. on May 28, 2...

June 4th, 2021 updated: June 7th, 2021. |  


Couple celebrates 60 years

Couple celebrates 60 years

SIDNEY — Joe and Mary Jane Purtee, of Sidney, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2021.Joe and the former Mary Jane Pulfer...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


A mission to ‘Do Good’

OSGOOD — For those of us who are fortunate enough to be living beyond 50, we often think of rest, retirement and the blessings of spending more time...

June 3rd, 2021 updated: June 3rd, 2021. |  


Couple celebrates 70 years

Couple celebrates 70 years

HOUSTON — Raymond and Mary Ann DeLoye, of Houston, will celebrate 70 years of marriage on June 13 with a Mass at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Chu...

May 20th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Rural Americans need to get vaccinated.

Rural Americans need to get vaccinated.

Rural America has suffered greatly throughout the COVID pandemic. Heartland communities have been hit hard because in many cases we have higher rates ...

June 9th, 2021 |  


To our readers

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

June 9th, 2021 |  


Contact Us

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

June 9th, 2021 |  


Help lives, donate blood

To the editor:Attracting long term and new blood donors to Tuesday’s 11am to 7pm Community Blood Drive at St Michael Hall in Ft. Loramie is esse...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Dissecting dietary solutions to IBS

Dissecting dietary solutions to IBS

Dear Dietitian,I have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and appreciated your column on a high fiber diet to manage IBS. My symptoms are usually pretty we...

June 5th, 2021 |  


Blending as a big family

Blending as a big family

We’re home! Yes, home sweet home. How is it possible to have such a wonderful trip, but then be so delighted to be home again? The younger child...

June 4th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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100 years of service

Donors confused about ‘charity impact’

DAYTON – Almost half of adult Americans are unclear about what “charity impact” means, according to new survey research released by ...

June 12th, 2021 |  


Airstream introduces 2022 Interstate 24X Touring Coach

Airstream introduces 2022 Interstate 24X Touring Coach

JACKSON CENTER – Airstream, Inc., maker of the iconic “silver bullet” fleet of Airstream travel trailers and best-in-class touring c...

June 12th, 2021 |  


Sweepstakes scams cost victims more during pandemic

DAYTON – Sweepstakes and lottery scams resulted in higher financial losses during the COVID-19 pandemic compared to the previous three years, pa...

June 12th, 2021 |  


Celina Insurance Group donates computers to Grand Lake Mariners

Celina Insurance Group donates computers to Grand Lake Mariners

CELINA – Celina Insurance Group continued its support of the Grand Lake Mariners by donating two new laptop computers.The team will use the comp...

June 9th, 2021 |  


BBB issues warning about Apple devices, iCloud phishing scam

DAYTON – Scammers are targeting Miami Valley residents through robocalls claiming there have been iCloud breaches and attempting to gain access ...

June 9th, 2021 |  


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