NEWS


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Community Block Party to feature musician Mikey Wayne
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Honoring the American flag
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Out of the past

Miami County YMCA offers free diabetes program at Piqua branch

PIQUA — The Miami County YMCA is currently enrolling participants for a seven week program on diabetes education, support and self-management.Ea...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Let yourself go

ONGOING• Packer Historical Center, 112 W. Main St., Anna, is open Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.• Amos Memorial L...

June 16th, 2021 updated: June 16th, 2021. |  


“Happy Days Are Here Again!’ concert series opener on the square

SIDNEY — The Sidney Civic Band is returning to the court square. The first concert is appropriately themed “Happy Days are Here Again!R...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Honoring the American flag

Honoring the American flag

ANNA — Flag Day took on a new meaning for two local Boy Scouts.Twin brothers, Aaron, 16, and Blaine Simpson, 16, of Anna, both completed their B...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Sex charges, probation violations lead to prison sentences

SIDNEY – Two Sidney residents were sentenced to 12 months in prison for probation violations while a Youngstown man was sentenced to 11 months i...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Dollar General relocates to new store in Piqua

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General announced its newly-relocated store at 607 W. Water St. in Piqua is now open.DG stores provide area resid...

June 16th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Fort Loramie loses heartbreaker
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Sparkle from state:

Aselage named first team all-MVL

SIDNEY – Sidney senior infielder Heidi Aselage was named first team all-Miami Valley League for the 2021 softball season.Aselage hit .414 with f...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Carroll wins again at Shady Bowl

Carroll wins again at Shady Bowl

DeGRAFF – It was a scorcher for race fans and drivers Saturday night at Shady Bowl Speedway.The hot temperatures made it very tough on drivers a...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Fort Loramie loses heartbreaker

Fort Loramie loses heartbreaker

AKRON — In a Division-IV baseball state semi-final that could have been called the state championship game a day ahead of schedule, Fort Loramie...

June 14th, 2021 updated: June 15th, 2021. |  


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 |  


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LIFE


The People’s Garden to offer a variety of classes

The People’s Garden to offer a variety of classes

The People’s Garden is doing well despite the unusual May weather. Have you been to visit the garden yet? We are having a class in our nice Lear...

June 8th, 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 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. |  


OPINION


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

June 16th, 2021 |  


Newspapers can help Ohio defeat COVID

Newspapers can help Ohio defeat COVID

So, here we are. The start of summer and again we are staring at a little bit of uncertainty. No, things are not as scary heading into the biggest sum...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Nutrition myths and their relation to cancer

Nutrition myths and their relation to cancer

Dear Readers,Today I am writing about a topic near and dear to my heart: nutrition and cancer, or more pointedly, nutrition myths and cancer. My clini...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Getting ready for another Yoder

Getting ready for another Yoder

The last couple days, I’ve been becoming keenly aware of the reality that not too much time will be elapsing until the arrival of our precious l...

June 11th, 2021 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


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100 years of service

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 |  


Brown, Ryan congratulate Goodyear on acquisition of Cooper Tire

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) commended Goodyear on its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Ru...

June 12th, 2021 |  


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 |  


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 |  


Garmann Miller announces scholarship winners

Garmann Miller announces scholarship winners

MINSTER – A 2021 Fort Loramie High School graduate was one of two students who received scholarships from Garmann Miller, a Minster-based firm t...

June 12th, 2021 |  


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