NEWS


12:25 am |    
Out of the past
Trick-or-treating begins Thursday

Trick-or-treating begins Thursday

SIDNEY — Walkers and joggers will have to watch out for princesses, super heroes and ghostly ghouls next week.The Halloween tradition of Beggars...

October 18th, 2018 |  


UF welcomes new students to campus

FINDLAY — The University of Findlay recently welcomed new undergraduate and graduate students to campus for fall 2018. New students began their ...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Breathing space: WSU research engineer wins $501,000 Navy award

Breathing space: WSU research engineer wins $501,000 Navy award

DAYTON — Wright State University research engineer Matthew Sherwood has received $501,000 from the U.S. Navy to study the physiological reaction...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Brown encourages Ohioans to apply to serve on task force

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown hasannounced that Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Community ...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Judge hands down sentences

SIDNEY — The following people recently appeared in Shelby County Common Pleas Court.• Matthew A. Roe, 28, 14175 Sidney-Freyburg Road, Anna...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Lottery

Thursday drawingsMega Millions estimated jackpot: $868 millionPick 3 Midday: 7-2-0Pick 4 Midday: 1-0-0-9Pick 5 Midday: 8-2-5-3-7Powerball estimated ja...

October 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Volleyball: Anna takes 1st step toward its state goal

Volleyball: Anna takes 1st step toward its state goal

BROOKVILLE — Anna fell short of its goal to repeat as Shelby County Athletic League champions due to a pair of losses to league co-champs Russia...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Sidney looking at 6-4, but Butler stands in the way

Sidney looking at 6-4, but Butler stands in the way

SIDNEY — Sidney has bounced back from losses three times this season and will try for a fourth in a Greater Western Ohio Conference American Nor...

October 17th, 2018 updated: October 18th, 2018. |  


Volleyball: Lehman Catholic, Riverside players earn all-NWCC honors

Volleyball: Lehman Catholic, Riverside players earn all-NWCC honors

Three Lehman Catholic and two Riverside volleyball players have earned all-Northwest Central Conference honors.Lehman junior middle blocker Olivia Luc...

October 17th, 2018 updated: October 17th, 2018. |  


Tuesday roundup: Minster beats Delphos St. John’s in tourney opener

Tuesday roundup: Minster beats Delphos St. John’s in tourney opener

MINSTER — After losing a close first set of a Division IV sectional opener on Tuesday, Minster rebounded and earned a 3-1 defeat of Delphos St. ...

October 17th, 2018 updated: October 17th, 2018. |  


Lehman Catholic wins, Fairlawn loses in sectional tournament openers

Lehman Catholic wins, Fairlawn loses in sectional tournament openers

COVINGTON — Fairlawn’s remarkable turnaround under first-year coach Jodi Hickman came to a heartbreaking end for the team in a Division IV...

October 16th, 2018 updated: October 16th, 2018. |  


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LIFE


11:49 am |    
Bensmans celebrate 50 years
Eric Vogel Memorial recognizes junior fair board members

Eric Vogel Memorial recognizes junior fair board members

WAPAKONETA — The Eric Vogel Memorial was awarded after this year’s Auglaize County Fair to Laura Wilker and Rebecca Lehmkuhl.The award is ...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Gingerbread contest in Dayton

DAYTON — The Dayton Holiday Festival is looking for the area’s most creative confectionary decorators to compete in the 13th annual Ginger...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Edison Players to present Poe anthology

PIQUA — The Edison Stagelight Players will present “Festival of Horror: An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe,” Oct. 26 through Nov. 4 in ...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Carter runs for charity

SIDNEY — Gary J. Carter, magistrate of the Shelby County Common Pleas Court, recently participated in the Sandwich Run, a 5K run/1 mile walk at ...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Fort Loramie to flush hydrants

FORT LORAMIE — From Oct. 22 through Oct. 26, fire hydrants in Fort Loramie will be flushed between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.The action is...

October 18th, 2018 |  


OPINION


1:20 pm |    
Dorcas fills in as maid
Hurry up and wait — until Dachau

Hurry up and wait — until Dachau

Military veterans smile and nod their heads in agreement when they hear the command, “Hurry up and wait.” They have been there, done that,...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Vote ‘NO’ on Issue 1

Vote ‘NO’ on Issue 1

On Nov. 6, 2018, voters will be asked to vote on Issue 1, which is a constitutional amendment proposed by initiative petition to add a new section 12 ...

October 16th, 2018 |  


To our readers

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

October 16th, 2018 |  


Accents affect children’s friendships

Dear Grandparenting: I was surprised to hear my grandchildren make fun of a dear friend of mine who came for dinner. Henry is from South Carolina. He ...

October 14th, 2018 |  


Vote ‘Yes’ for Sidney City School levy

To the editor:As a private-public partnership supporting economic development in Sidney and Shelby County, we meet with business and industry on a reg...

October 14th, 2018 |  


Vote for Garrett for Congress

To the editor:Here are two reasons why I will vote for Janet Garrett for Congress: health care and the opioid epidemic.Janet Garrett believes health c...

October 14th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


11:49 am |    
Bruno’s reopens
Three join Garmann/Miller firm

Three join Garmann/Miller firm

MINSTER — Garmann/Miller Architects-Engineers has added three professionals across various disciplines to its full-service design team.Ted Musie...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Ohio Living makes Fortune list

COLUMBUS — Ohio Living, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit, multi-site aging services organizations, has been nationally ranked on...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Credit union supports hospital

DAYTON — Universal 1 Credit Union has announced its participation in Shop for Miracles, a one-day Credit Unions for Kids program raising funds f...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Mantor Truck adds U-Haul

SIDNEY — U-Haul Company of Massachusetts and Ohio Inc. has announced that Mantor Truck & Auto LLC has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dea...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Crown Healthcare Group buys Versailles Health Care Center for $7.1 million

Crown Healthcare Group buys Versailles Health Care Center for $7.1 million

VERSAILLES — Crown Healthcare Group has acquired Versailles Health Care Center from Covenant Care in a $7.1 million purchase.As a result of the ...

October 11th, 2018 |  


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