NEWS


2:54 pm |    
Astronaut’s wife shares story

Astronaut’s wife shares story

WAPAKONETA — Simone Thomas, wife of retired astronaut Don Thomas, detailed the development of the Astronaut Wives Club and her family’s re...

January 15th, 2019 |  


New Bremen BOE re-elects board president

MINSTER — The Minster Schools Board of Education met Jan. 14 to set annual organizational goals for 2019 and to recognize student achievement.Re...

January 15th, 2019 updated: January 15th, 2019. |  


Two transported to hospital after house fire

ROSEWOOD - A house fire trapped two adults and caused injuries on Monday, according to information from the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.Ar...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Midmark announces scholarship opportunity

DAYTON — Midmark Corp., a leading provider of medical, dental and veterinary equipment, technology and services, is offering a $20,000 technical...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Therapist opens business in Minster

Therapist opens business in Minster

MINSTER — A new Minster therapy business aims to help many women resolve pelvic issues that often result from childbirth.Marie Zenz, owner of Mi...

January 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


8:31 pm |    
The day the numbers changed
Tuesday roundup: Fort Loramie comes back, beats Russia

Tuesday roundup: Fort Loramie comes back, beats Russia

FORT LORAMIE — Fort Loramie scored a big 60-58 double overtime win over archrival Russia on Tuesday night.In the first overtime, Russia won the ...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball: Big night from Curtis doesn’t stop Sidney against Xenia

Boys basketball: Big night from Curtis doesn’t stop Sidney against Xenia

SIDNEY — Xenia’s Samari Curtis and Andre Gordon embraced outside of Sidney’s locker room after a Greater Western Ohio Conference cro...

January 8th, 2019 updated: January 8th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Minster, Fort Loramie ranked No. 1, 2 in D-IV

Girls basketball: Minster, Fort Loramie ranked No. 1, 2 in D-IV

Minster and Fort Loramie are the top two ranked Ohio girls basketball teams in Division IV in the first Associated Press state polls of the season. Th...

January 8th, 2019 updated: January 8th, 2019. |  


Boys basketball: Anna ranked in first Ohio AP polls of season

Boys basketball: Anna ranked in first Ohio AP polls of season

Anna is the only area boys basketball team ranked in the top 10 in the first 2019 Associated Press state polls, which were released on Monday.The Rock...

January 8th, 2019 updated: January 8th, 2019. |  


Russia, Fort Loramie series separated by just 2 points

Healthy and highly competitive describe the Russia/Fort Loramie basketball rivalry. Most often, such games are very well-played.They have also been wi...

January 7th, 2019 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE


LIFE


12:40 pm |    
Moon to turn red Sunday

New Bremen staff gets raise

NEW BREMEN — Employees will get a pay increase, and the new sledding hill may get an official name following the New Bremen Village council meet...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Deadline extended for gardening class

SIDNEY — Ohio State University Extension Shelby County and Shelby County Master Gardeners have extended the registration deadline for their upco...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Rotarians learn about STAR House

SIDNEY — Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jim Frye and Sheriff Deputy Karla Pleiman spoke about the STAR House during a recent ...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 15, the 15th day of 2019. There are 350 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 15, 1929, civil rights...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Monday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2019. There are 351 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Jan. 14, 1963, George C. Wal...

January 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Parent voices concern about Shelby Hills changes

I have a child that attends Shelby Hills Early Childhood Center on an IEP this year. This is the fourth year that I’ve had a child at Shelby Hil...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

Jan. 8 The Telegraph on Amazon’s influence:Within the space of 25 years, a company that began life selling niche second-hand books from a garage...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Shelby County Board of DD remains focused through change

Shelby County Board of DD remains focused through change

Though many things are changing about preschool for residents in Sidney, the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) will keep peopl...

January 11th, 2019 updated: January 11th, 2019. |  


Pitts column: Impeachment comes with consequences

Pitts column: Impeachment comes with consequences

Should Donald Trump be impeached?That he will be seems likely as Democrats take control of the House of Representatives, the chamber where impeachment...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Progress … Bernie Sanders style

Progress … Bernie Sanders style

Government forecasters recently predicted that if nothing is done to prop up Medicare as it presently exists, the program will run out of money in 202...

January 10th, 2019 |  


How all the kids are doing

How all the kids are doing

As I contemplated what areas to fill you in on this week, I thought, “Well, there’s not much I enjoy more than writing about family life.&...

January 10th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Continuity professionals form group

FINDLAY — The Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) in December approved the formation of a new ACP chapter in Ohio.The chapter is being...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Edison, Hobart develop new degree

PIQUA — Edison State Community College and Hobart Institute of Welding Technology (Hobart Institute) have entered a consortium agreement, making...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Top women nominees sought

DAYTON — Women in Business Networking (WiBN), a program of Better Business Bureau serving Dayton/Miami Valley, has announced nominations are ope...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Midwest Electric announces 2019 plans

ST. MARYS — Midwest Electric is planning $4.1 million in investments in power reliability and electric operations in 2019. The cooperative does ...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Registration opens for safety congress

COLUMBUS — Registration is now open the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo hosted by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC).OSC is th...

January 8th, 2019 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA