NEWS


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Senior Center spotlight
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We love Lima
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A springtime cruise

Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction, according to study

ST. LOUIS – Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks highest in investor satisfaction with full-service brokerage firms, according to the J.D....

April 17th, 2021 |  


Out of the past

Out of the past

125 yearsApril 17, 1896The board of education met last night and completed its reorganization for the year with two new members – John H. Taft a...

April 17th, 2021 |  


On the agendas

Board of ElectionsSIDNEY — The Shelby County Board of Elections will meet Monday, April 19, at 10 a.m. at the board office.Items on the agenda i...

April 16th, 2021 |  


County record

Sheriff’s log FRIDAY-2:05 p.m.: trash dumping. Drugs were reported in the 10000 block of Sidney Freyburg Road.THURSDAY-7:35 p.m.: scam. A s...

April 16th, 2021 |  


City to revisit golf carts on roadways

SIDNEY — A committee has been assembled to study the issue of whether golf carts and other non-traditional vehicles will be allowed on Sidney ci...

April 16th, 2021 |  


City record

Police logFRIDAY-2:50 a.m.: criminal damaging. Tariq Vining, 23, at large, was arrested on criminal damaging charges after a door was reported damaged...

April 16th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Basketball: Powell leaving Botkins for Lima Bath job

Tuesday roundup: Anna gradually pulls away from Botkins

BOTKINS — Anna gradually pulled away from Botkins to earn a 6-1 Shelby County Athletic League victory on Tuesday.Jacob Robinson pitched a comple...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Monday roundup: Anna earns big SCAL win over Fairlawn

ANNA — Anna ran away fast to an 18-2 Shelby County Athletic League softball victory over Fairlawn in five innings on Monday.Taylor Poeppelman wa...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Saturday roundup: Russia baseball wins St. Henry invite

ST. HENRY — Russia won the St. Henry Invitational on Saturday by beating the host Redskins 8-0 in the championship game.Ross Fiessinger picked u...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Friday roundup: Sidney baseball, softball beat Stebbins

SIDNEY — Sidney pulled away early and beat Stebbins 8-2 in a Miami Valley League Valley Division baseball game on Friday in Sidney.The Yellow Ja...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Baseball: Houston beats Fort Recovery in Dayton

Baseball: Houston beats Fort Recovery in Dayton

DAYTON — Houston bounced back from a Shelby County Athletic League loss to previously winless Anna on Thursday by beating Fort Recovery 11-1 in ...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Thursday roundup: Anna baseball beats Houston for 1st win

HOUSTON — Anna scored four runs in the sixth to rally and earn its first victory of the season by defeating Houston 5-4 in a Shelby County Athle...

April 9th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Couple celebrates 50 years
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Couple celebrates 50 years
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Couple celebrates 50 years

Richards

SIDNEY — Derek and Abigail Richards, of Sidney, announce the birth of their son Theodore James Richards, born at 2:17 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2021, at ...

April 7th, 2021 |  


April starts the early spring planting season

April starts the early spring planting season

Hello, Sidney/Shelby County area! Have you thought about your garden yet?At The People’s Garden we think about it all year long — yes, eve...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Clark

SIDNEY — Demont Matthews and Tareena Clark-Bladen, of Sidney, announce the birth of their daughter, EnsLeigh Ann Elaine Clark, born on March 12,...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Bruns

CHICKASAW — Tyler and Amy Bruns, of Chickasaw, announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Lee Bruns, born on March 12, 2021, at 6:55 a.m. at Merc...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Egbert

BOTKINS — Eric and Claire Egbert, of Botkins, announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Ann Egbert, born at 10:48 p.m. on March 22, 2021, at W...

March 31st, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Pasturized vs. raw milk

Strong schools build strong communities

To the editor:On Tuesday, May 4, voters in the Sidney City School District will be asked to approve a 0.75% earned income tax levy that will generate ...

April 15th, 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...

April 15th, 2021 |  


To our readers

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

April 15th, 2021 |  


Spring and strawberry-rhubarb pie

Spring and strawberry-rhubarb pie

We had a wonderful Easter Sunday.Many of our children and grandchildren joined us at the Governor’s Residence for a beautiful spring afternoon. ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Getting the most out of functional fiber

Getting the most out of functional fiber

Dear Dietitian,I am health conscious and try to get enough fiber in my diet, but sometimes I miss the mark. I noticed some protein bars have 10 grams ...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Workforce & education: Vital to economic, community development

Workforce & education: Vital to economic, community development

In 2013 at the urging of several area business leaders, the Sidney-Shelby Economic Partnership (SSEP) began an initiative to address the workforce iss...

April 9th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Sweet side of the pandemic
Edison State to recognize administrative professionals with free online workshop

Edison State to recognize administrative professionals with free online workshop

PIQUA – Edison State Community College will present a free online workshop on April 21 in recognition of Administrative Professional Day that sa...

April 14th, 2021 |  


BBB to host free shredding event Saturday

DAYTON – While identity theft can happen to anyone, 2020 was the worst year in history for identity theft reports.The Federal Trade Commission r...

April 14th, 2021 |  


ChillTex gets established in Minster

MINSTER – When Matt and Gwen Eilerman installed a new furnace and ductwork in their house in 2000 and then a few years later they installed an a...

April 10th, 2021 |  


TechCred funding available for Rhodes State College training

LIMA – Rhodes State College announced it is strategically equipped and situated to meet the upskill training and credentialing needs of employer...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Job fair for students to be held April 24

CELINA – The inaugural Auglaize Mercer Business Education Alliance Summer Job/Entering the Workforce Job Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April...

April 10th, 2021 |  


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