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SIDNEY — Raise the Roof for the Arts invites the public out to The Historic Sidney Theatre for their midnight screening of The Rocky Horror Pict...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Logan Co. crash claims Sidney woman’s life

Logan Co. crash claims Sidney woman’s life

DEGRAFF — A Sidney woman died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash near the village of DeGraff Thursday evening.According to...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Trapper plays with ‘gator until it tires, pulls it from pool

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida animal trapper says he corralled a large alligator by playing with it until it got tired after it hopped into a ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Harvest craft show planned

SIDNEY — The Ladies Willing Workers of Northtowne Church of God will host its annual Harvest Luncheon Craft/Vendor Show on Saturday, Oct. 26, fr...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Local Eastern Star Group wins “Chapter Excellence” award

PORT JEFFERSON — Stokes Chapter 543 of Port Jefferson received a “Chapter Excellence Award” on Sept. 28 at the statewide meeting of ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


College update: Francis earns MEAC defensive player of the week honors again

Fairlawn graduate Audrey Francis is making a habit of earning Mountain East Conference accolades this season in her junior year with the Wheeling Jesu...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Volleyball: Fort Loramie’s McKenzie Hoelscher named SCAL player of the year

Volleyball: Fort Loramie’s McKenzie Hoelscher named SCAL player of the year

Fort Loramie’s McKenzie Hoelscher didn’t take the court much last season. A year later, she’s proven herself as the best in the Shel...

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


Area football preview: Anna to host Coldwater in MAC showdown

Area football preview: Anna to host Coldwater in MAC showdown

Anna is looking to beat Coldwater for consecutive seasons for the first time since joining the Midwest Athletic Conference on Friday. The Rockets will...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Football: Sidney prepping for improved West Carrollton

Football: Sidney prepping for improved West Carrollton

SIDNEY — As an opponent, West Carrollton has been counted on as an easy victory for most Miami Valley League teams for a nearly a decade.The Pir...

October 16th, 2019 updated: October 16th, 2019. |  


Tuesday roundup: Sidney opens tournament with 5-4 win over Belmont

Tuesday roundup: Sidney opens tournament with 5-4 win over Belmont

SIDNEY — Michael Koester made Sidney’s fifth penalty kick in a shootout in a Division I sectional opener on Tuesday to lift the squad to a...

October 16th, 2019 updated: October 16th, 2019. |  


Volleyball: Lehman Catholic’s Lucia named NWCC player of the year

Volleyball: Lehman Catholic’s Lucia named NWCC player of the year

Lehman Catholic swept the Northwest Central Conference player and coach of the year honors, which were announced on Monday.Lehman senior middle hitter...

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


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LIFE


Today in history

Today is Thursday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2019. There are 75 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 17, 1979, Mother Tere...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2019. There are 76 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 16, 1962, the Cuban ...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Poling

ST. HENRY — Jason and Kelly Poling, of St. Henry, announce the birth of their daughter, Sadie Lou Poling, Sept. 28, 2019, at 9:22 a.m. at Joint ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


City to begin leaf collection

City to begin leaf collection

SIDNEY — Sidney city crews will begin the annual fall leaf collection service Oct. 28.City crews will have one truck in each zone of the attache...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2019. There are 77 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 15, 1991, despite sexu...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Today in history

Today is Monday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2019. There are 78 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 14, 1947, U.S. Air Forc...

October 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Breasts and a need to know

Breasts and a need to know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I know the stories of survivors of this disease as well as the stories of several women who did not live. An...

October 17th, 2019 |  


To our readers

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

October 15th, 2019 |  


Voting is best with plenty of spoilers

Voting is best with plenty of spoilers

It’s rare these days to watch a movie or TV show that hasn’t been ruined by spoilers. It seems like it takes more work to not know about s...

October 14th, 2019 |  


There’s still more to do

There’s still more to do

For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio. In 2017, our opioi...

October 14th, 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 F...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Tea Time

Fran’s Favorites: Tea Time

I spent a couple of days in Cleveland this past week meeting with lots of people working to get the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library kicked o...

October 12th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Minster Bank announces plans to open a new Vandalia-Butler office

Minster Bank announces plans to open a new Vandalia-Butler office

MINSTER – Minster Bank announced the expansion of its branch network. The new office, to be located at 8530 N. Dixie Highway, Vandalia, is antic...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Cargill to invest $225 million at facility in Sidney

SIDNEY – Cargill is expanding its integrated soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney to better serve area farmers and to meet growing ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Barga joins Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

Barga joins Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center

VERSAILLES – Katie Barga joined the Versailles Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center team as a physical therapist in September.A native of Russia...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Steady natural gas prices should ensure winter heating costs remain affordable

DAYTON – Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio, a CenterPoint Energy company, announced customers should expect their natural gas bills to remain rela...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Local leaders celebrate National Manufacturing Day

Local leaders celebrate National Manufacturing Day

SIDNEY – Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst hand-delivered proclamations to company officials at several local manufacturing firms on National Manufactu...

October 9th, 2019 |  


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