NEWS


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Annual tree sale underway
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Can you hear me now?
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Sidney, Wapakoneta to welcome bicycle adventure

ODOT develops regional coordination plan

SIDNEY – A statewide initiative could lead to expanded transportation options throughout Ohio and cut down on gaps in coverage.The Ohio Departme...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Lehman sophomore shares King’s vision

Lehman sophomore shares King’s vision

SIDNEY — Emma Keykens, Houston, a sophomore attending Lehman Catholic High School, was selected as the winner for the Multimedia portion of the ...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Dayton Area Mensa to offer qualification test

DAYTON — Dayton Area Mensa, the local chapter of the high IQ society Mensa, will offer the society’s membership qualification test at 6 p....

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Retired Teachers Association offers annual scholarship

SIDNEY — The Shelby County Retired Teachers Association is accepting applications for its annual Kent Smith Scholarship through April 27, 2021.T...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Community calendar

THURSDAY, MARCH 4• The Al-Anon Lunch Bunch AFG will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Sidney First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Poplar St., ...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Boys basketball: Russia dominates Lehman Catholic in sectional final

Boys basketball: Russia dominates Lehman Catholic in sectional final

PIQUA — Russia faced an experience and size gap against a Lehman Catholic team that had amassed 16 wins in large part thanks to strong defense.B...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Jackson Center fights off Fairlawn in sectional final

Boys basketball: Jackson Center fights off Fairlawn in sectional final

PIQUA — Jackson Center saw an early 11-point lead almost disappear in the second and third quarters of a Division IV sectional final on Thursday...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Wednesday/Thursday roundup: New Bremen, Versailles boys advance in tourney

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen opened tournament play with a 64-46 win over Ada on its home court on Wednesday.The Cardinals took control early with a ...

February 26th, 2021 updated: February 26th, 2021. |  


Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Siegel and company love coming to Sidney

There has to be a high comfort level for all passengers when Fort Loramie girls basketball assistant coach Phil Barhorst turns the team bus onto Campb...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Fort Loramie boys, girls and Russia girls headline SCORES weekend coverage

Fort Loramie boys, girls and Russia girls headline SCORES weekend coverage

The Fort Loramie (24-1) girls are hoping their hot scoring streaks and tenacious defensive stands are longer and more often than Cincinnati Country Da...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Botkins hoping slow starts won’t continue

Boys basketball: Botkins hoping slow starts won’t continue

PIQUA — Botkins was voted the No. 1 seed in the Piqua Division IV sectional, and its first two tournament games ended with scores you’d ex...

February 25th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


1:38 pm |    
Homan, Sudhoff to wed

Leugers

ANNA — Eric and Diane Leugers, of Anna, announces the birth of their daughter Chloe Ann Leugers, born at 6:10 p.m. on Feb. 15, 2021, at Wilson H...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Village connection

OSGOOD — The next recycling drive will be held on Saturday, March 6, starting at 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Items taken are paper. Slick paper and car...

February 22nd, 2021 updated: February 22nd, 2021. |  


Send Boltz a 90th birthday card

Send Boltz a 90th birthday card

SIDNEY — Joan Boltz will celebrate her 90th birthday on March 6, 2021.Joan was born on March 6, 1931, to Charles “Charlie” and Cecil...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Lent a season of reflection

Lent a season of reflection

DARKE COUNTY — Every year, as sure as snow will descend across a wintry Ohio in February, people of all Christian faith traditions are preparing...

February 17th, 2021 |  


Meetings postponed

SIDNEY — The Sidney City Schools Board of Education meeting planned for Tuesday, Feb. 16, has been canceled due to the weather.The board will ho...

February 15th, 2021 updated: February 15th, 2021. |  


OPINION


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Clearing up the confusion
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To our readers

Senators must oppose Vilsack for secretary of agriculture

To the editor: Tom Vilsack’s nomination as secretary of agriculture does not belong within Joe Biden’s progressive agenda.Vilsack has serv...

February 24th, 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, 30t...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Fun foods, books for Dr. Seuss Day

Fun foods, books for Dr. Seuss Day

February is quickly coming to a close which means March 2 is almost here. For a lot of kids, that is a very special day. It is the birthday of Theodor...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Aging and the not-Super Bowl

Aging and the not-Super Bowl

As if we weren’t all depressed enough, what with a raging pandemic and isolation and repeated snow storms and winter cold, it has occurred to me...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


Working to save America’s pensions

Working to save America’s pensions

More than a million workers and retirees across the country are part of the multi-employer pension system, and many are in danger of losing that secur...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


So, what is your opinion?

So, what is your opinion?

I was brought up in a household in which my father was a Democrat and my mother, a Republican. Their four children? Three Republicans and one Democrat...

February 22nd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Otte AG, LLC certified in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

Otte AG, LLC certified in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

COLUMBUS – The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program announced that Otte AG, LLC in Maria Stein has been added to its growing list of nu...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Airstream holds virtual 2021 dealer training event

JACKSON CENTER – With Airstream still operating with COVID-safe protocols in place, this year’s annual Airstream dealer training event was...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Honda leads auto industry with 8 ENERGY STAR plants in America

MARYSVILLE – Honda’s four mass production auto plants, two transmission plants and two engine plants in the United States all have earned ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Eikenberry Retirement Planning to host webinars

SIDNEY – Eikenberry Retirement Planning will host webinars to provide information about utilizing strategies in retirement to minimize the effec...

February 24th, 2021 |  


A new couch for a happy couple

A new couch for a happy couple

Dale and Janice Wick, left to right, of Plattsville, fill out some paperwork for Goffena Furniture Manager Drew Goffena after the Wicks won a new couc...

February 23rd, 2021 updated: February 23rd, 2021. |  


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