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Lehman Catholic senior named Kiwanis Teen of the Month

Lehman Catholic senior named Kiwanis Teen of the Month

SIDNEY — The Sidney Noon Kiwanis Club named Maximilian “Max” Schmiesing their January 2021 Teen of the Month. Schmiesing is a senior...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Trustee positions available at Houston Community Association

HOUSTON — The Houston Community Association will not have their Annual Dinner Meeting this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Association is ...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Making a mooove

Making a mooove

A cow peaks out from inside an animal trailer in the parking lot of Custenborder Field on Friday, Jan. 15. The trailer, being driven by Mike Zoldak, o...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Dancing to the music

Dancing to the music

Paula Coder, far right, of Houston, teaches a line dancing class at the Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County on Thursday, Jan. 14. .neFileBlock { ma...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Shelby County has state’s highest COVID-19 occurrence rate

SIDNEY – Shelby County has the highest occurrence rate of COVID-19 among Ohio’s 88 counties over the past two weeks, according to data rel...

January 15th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Girls basketball: Russia beats rusty Fairlawn 56-27
Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Back on the air with a family tie

Sports Extra with Dave Ross: Back on the air with a family tie

The Fish Report website out of Russia (just north of Bloomer, not the foreign country) first got my attention early in its 16+ year existence. They ra...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Botkins at Anna battle Friday to be covered by SCORES, WMVR

Botkins at Anna battle Friday to be covered by SCORES, WMVR

If the 12-contest boys race for the Shelby County Athletic League title is going to the wire, one of Botkins’ league foes needs to pull off an u...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Taborn’s big night helps Sidney beat Piqua

Boys basketball: Taborn’s big night helps Sidney beat Piqua

PIQUA — Sidney couldn’t keep up with Piqua at half strength when the teams played in their first Miami Valley League matchup.The Yellow Ja...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Tuesday roundup: Fairlawn girls earn 1st win in over a month

Tuesday roundup: Fairlawn girls earn 1st win in over a month

SIDNEY — Before Tuesday, Fairlawn’s girls basketball team had played one game in a month’s time due to two COVID-19 shutdowns: a 61-...

January 13th, 2021 updated: January 13th, 2021. |  


Girls basketball: Houston rally attempt falls short at Covington

Girls basketball: Houston rally attempt falls short at Covington

COVINGTON — In a wild girls basketball team where Houston had rallied from a 16-point deficit and trailed Covington 43-42 in the final 30 second...

January 13th, 2021 |  


Monday roundup: Russia, Botkins, Jackson Center earn nonconference wins

Monday roundup: Russia, Botkins, Jackson Center earn nonconference wins

RUSSIA — Russia’s girls basketball team earned its second consecutive victory by beating Newton 52-34 on Monday at Clair C. Naveau Gymnasi...

January 13th, 2021 updated: January 13th, 2021. |  


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LIFE


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Morris

FORT LORAMIE — Aaron and Gwen Morris, of Fort Loramie, announce the birth of their daughter, Elise Joy Morris, born at 9:56 a.m. on Dec. 13, 202...

December 25th, 2020 |  


SIDNEY — Vera Piper will celebrated her 95th birthday on Dec. 14.Vera has resided at Ohio Living Dorothy Love for the past four years.Vera is th...

December 14th, 2020 updated: December 14th, 2020. |  


Fullenkamp

SIDNEY — Alex and Kirsten Fullenkamp, of Sidney, announce the birth of their daughter, Ellie Marie Fullenkamp, born at 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2020...

December 10th, 2020 |  


Fullenkamp celebrates 90th birthday

Fullenkamp celebrates 90th birthday

BOTKINS — Shirley Fullenkamp will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, Dec. 13 with a mass and family celebration held at Immaculate Conceptio...

December 9th, 2020 |  


Sniders celebrate 50 years

Sniders celebrate 50 years

SIDNEY — Richard and Linda Snider, of Sidney, will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Dec. 12, 2020.Richard and the former Linda Musgnug were mar...

December 3rd, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Technique is everything with pie

Technique is everything with pie

I do not come from a family of pie makers. My mother made beautiful cakes — county fair prize-winning cakes. But no pies, except for the occasio...

January 13th, 2021 |  


Early intervention still a vital service

Early intervention still a vital service

Even through a pandemic, the Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities is working to ensure all people are receiving the services they need. T...

January 12th, 2021 |  


Wilson, Rotary blood drive set for Jan. 19

To the editor:Please mark your calendar for next Tuesday, January 19 to donate your precious blood. The Sidney American Legion, located at 1265 North ...

January 12th, 2021 |  


Memories of Tommy Lasorda

Memories of Tommy Lasorda

Each year, the Lehman High School Foundation hosts a fundraising banquet. Typically there is a featured speaker who would not normally pass through th...

January 11th, 2021 |  


Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol

Jan. 6, 2021, at the Capitol

Was I surprised at the events that occurred at the United States Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021? Yes.I never thought I’d see a mob of Americ...

January 11th, 2021 |  


‘Enough is enough;’ we need to move forward

To the editor:Like others, I watched the events that unfolded at the Capitol with a mixture of horror, disbelief, sadness, and anger.When I began read...

January 11th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


State Farm matches donations to the Red Cross

BOONE, Iowa – To help the American Red Cross respond to disasters and emergencies big and small, State Farm is matching donations to the Red Cro...

January 13th, 2021 |  


OOGEEP announces 2021 scholarship application period

GRANVILLE – The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program and the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Foundation announced they now are accepting ...

January 13th, 2021 |  


New pet store coming to Sidney

New pet store coming to Sidney

SIDNEY – Chow Hound Pet Supplies is expanding beyond Michigan for the first time, and Sidney will be home to one of its first three stores locat...

January 11th, 2021 |  


DRMA releases its 2021 manufacturing top issues list

DAYTON – The Dayton Region Manufacturers Association has released its 2021 top issues list.DRMA’s Government Relations Committee conducts ...

January 9th, 2021 |  


ServiceMaster by Case wins Achiever Award

ServiceMaster by Case wins Achiever Award

WAPAKONETA – ServiceMaster Brands recently honored ServiceMaster by Case with a ServiceMaster Restore Achiever Award at the annual awards ceremo...

January 9th, 2021 |  


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