NEWS


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Trees lit in New Bremen

H-H BOE awards coaching contracts

HOUSTON — Supplemental contracts were awarded during the November meeting of the Hardin-Houston Local School District Board of Education.Employe...

November 30th, 2021 |  


Lottery

Tuesday drawingsMega Millions estimated jackpot: $102 millionPick 3 Midday: 4-1-2Pick 4 Midday: 1-2-2-7Pick 5 Midday: 8-9-1-7-1Powerball estimated jac...

November 30th, 2021 |  


Ohio connects foster children with forever homes

COLUMBUS — Ohio Lt. Gov.Jon Husted and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Director Matt Damschroder announced Tuesday that Ohio is the f...

November 30th, 2021 |  


Cause of Monday Minster structure fire undetermined

MINSTER — Two teenage siblings are safe after being temporarily trapped in their Minster house during a fire Monday morning. The family of four ...

November 30th, 2021 |  


Wildermuth celebrates 100 years of living

Wildermuth celebrates 100 years of living

JACKSON CENTER — Virginia Wildermuth credits good genes with living a long life.“I don’t feel like I’m that old,” Wilder...

November 30th, 2021 |  


Versailles Rehab Center invites public to Silent Wreath Auction

Versailles Rehab Center invites public to Silent Wreath Auction

VERSAILLES — ‘Tis the season to join in festive holiday fun and support a worthy cause, too! From Dec. 6 to 9, Versailles Rehabilitation a...

November 30th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Friday roundup: Russia, Botkins, Fairlawn win season openers

FORT LORAMIE — A big third quarter helped Russia pull away to a 36-22 victory over Fort Loramie in a season opener on Friday.The Raiders built a...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Football: Sidney Memorial Stadium hosts D-I state semifinal

Football: Sidney Memorial Stadium hosts D-I state semifinal

Springfield junior receiver and Minnesota commit Anthony Brown, top, is held up by senior offensive lineman Kraeton Muenchau after scoring on a 7-yard...

November 27th, 2021 updated: November 27th, 2021. |  


Sports Extra with Dave Ross: OHSAA football’s big boys are coming to Sidney

Sidney Memorial Stadium opened in 2004 and has hosted numerous OHSAA football playoff games in November. Most have involved smaller schools who bring ...

November 26th, 2021 |  


Tuesday roundup: Anna beats West Liberty-Salem to open season

ANNA — Anna’s girls basketball squad started the season with a 35-30 win over West Liberty-Salem on Tuesday.West Liberty-Salem scored the ...

November 25th, 2021 |  


Girls basketball: Fort Loramie defense strong early

Girls basketball: Fort Loramie defense strong early

FORT LORAMIE — While winning a state championship isn’t quite an expectation each year for Fort Loramie’s girls basketball team, pla...

November 25th, 2021 updated: November 25th, 2021. |  


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LIFE


Moeller

MCCARTYVILLE — Kevin and Lisa Moeller, of McCartyville, announce the birth of their son, Archie Joseph Moeller, born at 11:37 p.m. on Nov. 7, 20...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Couple celebrates 50 years

Couple celebrates 50 years

INDIAN LAKE — David and Linda DeVelvis, of Indian Lake, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in Nashville, ...

November 19th, 2021 |  


Rindler

VERSAILLES — Scott and Katie Rindler, of Versailles, announce the birth of their daughter, Quinn Elise Rindler, born at 8:02 a.m. on Sept. 7, 20...

November 12th, 2021 |  


Sniders to celebrate 50 years

PIQUA — Jim and Arlene Snider, of Piqua, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Nov. 17. In honor of their anniversary, the famil...

November 12th, 2021 |  


Grilliots celebrate 50 years

Grilliots celebrate 50 years

RUSSIA — Diane and Jim Grillot, of Russia, will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. The couple plans to celebrate with a ...

November 12th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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The Strand lives on
Health risks with aluminum

Health risks with aluminum

Dear Dietitian,My step-daughter told me not to cook with aluminum foil, as it can cause health problems. Is this true? Is it safe to use plastic conta...

November 26th, 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...

November 25th, 2021 |  


To our readers

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

November 25th, 2021 |  


Many things to be grateful for

Many things to be grateful for

In November, we often think about the aspects of our lives that we are grateful for. I am not only grateful for many things personally, but my work li...

November 24th, 2021 |  


Gloria’s mom shares favorite times

Gloria’s mom shares favorite times

Cheery greetings to everyone. This is Gloria’s Mom. With the holidays looming and her being a busy Mom, she could use some extra time to regroup...

November 24th, 2021 |  


November is National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month

National Adoption Month is celebrated every November in an effort to bring national awareness on adoption issues and to bring attention to the need fo...

November 23rd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Midwest Electric returns $2.3 million in cash back

ST. MARYS — Many Midwest Electric members will see a lower electric bill around the holidays. This month, the local electric cooperative is retu...

November 26th, 2021 |  


Schmitz receives recognition from Celina Insurance Group

Schmitz receives recognition from Celina Insurance Group

CELINA — Taylor Schmitz, Associate Compliance Analyst at Celina Insurance Group, recently earned the Associate in General Insurance (AINS) desig...

November 26th, 2021 |  


Ohio smashes record for new business creation

COLUMBUS — With about five weeks left in 2021, Ohio has already broken the state record for new business filings.As of close of business on Nov....

November 26th, 2021 |  


Thanksgiving, Christmas tough for those in mourning

Thanksgiving, Christmas tough for those in mourning

SIDNEY — As the holidays arrive, what is normally a time for family togetherness can be particularly difficult for those who have lost a loved o...

November 25th, 2021 |  


SBA seeks nominations for 2022 National Small Business Week awards

COLUMBUS — The Central and Southern Ohio District of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Nati...

November 23rd, 2021 |  


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