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Out of the past
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Quilting for a cause
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Going all out
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They’re back …
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A different king of family
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Out of the past
A different king of family

A different king of family

Sandy Hoelscher, of New Knoxville, got creative with puffballs she collected and created a puffball family. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .ne...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Jackson Center approves early graduation request

JACKSON CENTER – The Jackson Center Local Schools Board of Education approved an early graduation request during its Sept. 21 meeting.The board ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


County record

Sheriff’s logWEDNESDAY-7:56 a.m.: K9 training. Deputies conducted K9 training at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on Gearhart Road in Cl...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


10 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Shelby County

SIDNEY — Ten new COVID-19 cases were reported Wednesday morning by the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department, bringing the county’s total...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


Rec. Board hears summer food program review

Rec. Board hears summer food program review

SIDNEY — The final results of the city of Sidney’s summer food programs was discussed at the Sidney Recreation Board’s Sept. 14 meet...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Volleyball: Versailles’ struggles continue against St. Henry

Volleyball: Versailles’ struggles continue against St. Henry

VERSAILLES — Versailles lost eight players to graduation from last season’s 15-13 squad, which advanced to a Division III regional final.L...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 24th, 2020. |  


Area football preview: Sidney expecting tough game from West Carrollton

Area football preview: Sidney expecting tough game from West Carrollton

SIDNEY — Sidney’s coaching staff had a little less busy weekend than normal following Friday’s 28-21 win over Xenia. There was no sc...

September 24th, 2020 updated: September 24th, 2020. |  


Football: Lehman Catholic game at Waynesfield-Goshen postponed

Football: Lehman Catholic game at Waynesfield-Goshen postponed

SIDNEY — Lehman Catholic has postponed two athletic events — including a football game at Waynesfield-Goshen — due to COVID-19 conce...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


Monday scoreboard: Minster volleyball wins; Sidney, Anna, Lehman, Botkins lose

Monday scoreboard: Minster volleyball wins; Sidney, Anna, Lehman, Botkins lose

VOLLEYBALLStebbins 3, Sidney 2: 25-19, 21-25, 25-22, 22-25, 15-10.New Knoxville 3, Anna 0: 25-12, 25-10, 25-19.Eaton 3, Lehman Catholic 0: 25-18, 25-2...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Weekend scoreboard: Fort Loramie, Russia volleyball lose nonconference matches

Weekend scoreboard: Fort Loramie, Russia volleyball lose nonconference matches

• SATURDAY RESULTSBOYS GOLFBotkins 3rd, Anna 4th at Jordan Moeller Invitational: Botkins, 3, 355; Anna, 4, 359; Minster, 5, 361; Versailles, 8, ...

September 22nd, 2020 updated: September 22nd, 2020. |  


Football notes: Johnson, new receivers leading Sidney offense

Football notes: Johnson, new receivers leading Sidney offense

XENIA — No other unit was hit as hard by graduation losses and other departures this offseason as Sidney’s receiving corps. That hasn̵...

September 21st, 2020 updated: September 21st, 2020. |  


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LIFE


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Helmans celebrate 60 years
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Gerstner, Rhodehamel to wed

Today in history

Today is Thursday, Sept. 17, the 261st day of 2020. There are 105 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 17, 1787, the Cons...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 16, the 260th day of 2020. There are 106 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Sept. 16, 1974, Presid...

September 16th, 2020 |  


Bonnoronts celebrate 60th anniversary

Bonnoronts celebrate 60th anniversary

SIDNEY — Hugh and Catherine “Kay” Bonnoront, of Sidney, will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17.Hugh and the former ...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 15, the 259th day of 2020. There are 107 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On September 15, 1963, four ...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Monday, Sept. 14, the 258th day of 2020. There are 108 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 14, 1901, President ...

September 14th, 2020 |  


Today in history

Today is Sunday, Sept. 13, the 257th day of 2020. There are 109 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 13, 1788, the Congre...

September 13th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Election letter deadline is Oct. 23

The deadline for any letters to the editor dealing with the November election is Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at 5 p.m. Readers may submit one letter to the...

September 22nd, 2020 updated: September 24th, 2020. |  


Vote Trump to support pro-life

To the editor:Something to think about as we get ready for the election is how Planned Parenthood is contributing to Democratic candidates and campaig...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Grateful for 99th birthday well wishes

To the editor:I would like to thank everyone who remembered me on my 99th birthday.I received 120 card, plus letters, notes, phone calls, flowers, can...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Battle of wits with the birds

Battle of wits with the birds

Thank goodness John James Audubon isn’t alive to witness this. The birds he admired and memorialized in prints have pitted their wills against m...

September 21st, 2020 |  


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September 21st, 2020 |  


To our readers

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September 21st, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Premier Health, CompuNet announce sites for flu testing

DAYTON – For the first time this fall, the United States must contend with a flu season wrapped within a global pandemic, as noted recently by a...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Ohio’s unemployment rate drops to 8.9 percent

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 8.9 percent in August 2020, down from a revised 9.0 percent in July.Ohio’s non-agricultural ...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Sprague calls for small business relief through remaining CARES Act funds

COLUMBUS – Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague called for at least $100 million in the state’s remaining federal CARES Act allocation to be used...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Employers report favorable hiring outlook

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – West central Ohio employers plan to hire at an upbeat pace in the fourth quarter of 2020 with an employment outlook of 14 perc...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Impact on Airstream ‘profound’

Impact on Airstream ‘profound’

JACKSON CENTER – Bob Sanford, Airstream’s research and development manager for the past 40 years, retired Friday after 53 years with the c...

September 14th, 2020 |  


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