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PERRY proTECH offers security solutions to clients

PERRY proTECH offers security solutions to clients

SIDNEY — PERRY proTECH Technology Division, based in Sidney, Ohio, had a strong year in 2018.“The company consists of multiple lines of bu...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Geise announces bid for Municipal Court judge

Geise announces bid for Municipal Court judge

SIDNEY — Current part-time Magistrate for the Shelby County Juvenile Court and solo practitioner, Steven J. Geise, has announced that he is runn...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

Charles Hughes, 5, of Sidney, was a mailman’s best friend Wednesday when he grabbed his shovel to help the mailman whose truck got stuck in the ...

February 21st, 2019 |  


SCS sets kindergarten registration, screening

SIDNEY – Sidney City Schools kindergarten screening and registration for the 2019-20 school year will be held April 1-5, 2019, at Connection Poi...

February 21st, 2019 |  


PUCO builds on 2017 successes in 2018

COLUMBUS — “What a brilliant year we have had here,” said Asim Z. Haque, chairman of the PUCO. “When I think about the volume ...

February 21st, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Girls basketball: Marissa Meiring named SCAL player of the year

Girls basketball: Marissa Meiring named SCAL player of the year

Fort Loramie junior guard Marissa Meiring has been named the Shelby County Athletic League player of the year.Meiring, who has played on varsity all t...

February 20th, 2019 updated: February 20th, 2019. |  


Ryan Jones will take over as Versailles’ football coach

Ryan Jones will take over as Versailles’ football coach

TROY — The allure of coaching a legendary program in a powerhouse conference proved too much for Ryan Jones to resist.Jones, the Troy Christian ...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball: Intense performance helps Anna beat Russia

Boys basketball: Intense performance helps Anna beat Russia

RUSSIA — Fairlawn’s upset victory over Jackson Center last Friday clinched an outright Shelby County Athletic League boys basketball title...

February 19th, 2019 updated: February 19th, 2019. |  


Saturday roundup: Jackson Center finishes regular season with win over Riverside

JACKSON CENTER — Jackson Center bounced back from Friday’s upset loss at Fairlawn and beat Riverside 73-48 on Saturday to finish regular-s...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Boys basketball: Ketner’s shot lifts Minster over Anna

Boys basketball: Ketner’s shot lifts Minster over Anna

MINSTER — Minster was in foul trouble for almost all of a nonconference showdown with state-ranked Anna on Saturday and had several first-year v...

February 16th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Friday roundup: Fairlawn beats Jackson Center in OT

Friday roundup: Fairlawn beats Jackson Center in OT

SIDNEY — Good shooting from the free-throw line in overtime helped Fairlawn finish Shelby County Athletic League play with an upset win over Jac...

February 16th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


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LIFE


Russia to host Special Olympics basketball game

RUSSIA — Russia Local School will host a Special Olympics basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 24, in the Claire C. Naveau Gymnasium.The Shelby Count...

February 21st, 2019 updated: February 21st, 2019. |  


Today in history

Today is Thursday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2019. There are 313 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb. 21, 1972, President R...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Botkins BOE accepts $2k donation

BOTKINS — The Botkins Board of Education accepted a donation of $2,000 from the Community Club during its regular February meeting. The donation...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Bicentennial quilt show planned

SIDNEY — Planning continues to organize a year-long series of attractions and events to celebrate the 200 year anniversary of Shelby County.One ...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Phelan Insurance Agency offers internship, scholarship

VERSAILLES — Phelan Insurance Agency, in Versailles, is offering a joint internship and scholarship award in memory of its founder, James B. Phe...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Auglaize Co. Historical Society seeks museum guides

WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize County Historical Society will host training days this month for potential new docents (guides) at its Mooney Museum, ...

February 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Love can be in the little things

Love can be in the little things

Steve was walking down the sidewalk the other day to get from the barber shop to where he’d parked his pickup. It was a nice kind of day. Chilly...

February 19th, 2019 |  


O, to be 14 again

O, to be 14 again

Dear Grandparenting: I want to share an interesting discussion I had with my 14-year-old grandson. I cannot remember how we got started, but it boils ...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Electric aggregation letters have been mailed

Electric aggregation letters have been mailed

The first call concerning electric aggregation rates came in to City Hall on Monday. When I arrived home following Monday evening’s City Council...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Batter up! Spring training’s here

Batter up! Spring training’s here

Since Jan. 24, the average temperature at the Dayton International Airport has risen, the amount of daylight is increasing, the groundhog has made his...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Contact Us

Federal and State:• President Donald Trump, White House, Washington, D.C. 20500, 202-456-1111• Gov. Mike DeWine (R), Riffe Center, 30th Fl...

February 18th, 2019 |  


To our readers

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

February 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Shaffer Metal Fab sees growth in sales in 2018

Shaffer Metal Fab sees growth in sales in 2018

SIDNEY — Shaffer Metal Fab is a contract manufacturer capable of providing sheet metal fabrications, machined components and powder coating per ...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Francis Schulze Company experiences continued growth

Francis Schulze Company experiences continued growth

RUSSIA — Francis Schulze Company, located in Russia, Ohio, specializes in the wholesale distribution of building materials to lumber dealers, re...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Shelby County continues to experience growth

Shelby County continues to experience growth

SIDNEY — Shelby County continued to experience positive growth and job creation throughout 2018. Continued low employment, new investment and jo...

February 21st, 2019 |  


JACKSON CENTER — Lacal Equipment Company at Jackson Center, Ohio is a manufacturer and marketing company that produces after-market replacement ...

February 21st, 2019 |  


U.S. Bank experiences deposit, wealth management growth

U.S. Bank experiences deposit, wealth management growth

SIDNEY — The year 2018 was a strong one for U.S. Bank in Northern Ohio.“We saw deposit growth as well as wealth management growth and are ...

February 21st, 2019 |  


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