NEWS


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Area Agency on Aging to present caregiver program May 14

SIDNEY — The Area Agency on Aging will offer a 3.0 credit hour continuing education workshop from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Friday, May 14, via Zo...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Community calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 15• The Al-Anon Lunch Bunch AFG will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Sidney First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Poplar St.,...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Students named to Anna honor roll

ANNA — Anna High School has released its honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year.Freshman4.0Eliza Aiken, Marlie Barhorst,...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Local students named to Bluffton’s dean’s list

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University has announced the dean’s list for undergraduate students for the fall 2020 term.Students with a GPA of 3.6 ...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Minste releases honor roll

MINSTER — Minster Junior High/High School has released its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2020-21 school year.Grade 7Highest honors:Emm...

April 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Baseball: Houston beats Fort Recovery in Dayton

Baseball: Houston beats Fort Recovery in Dayton

DAYTON — Houston bounced back from a Shelby County Athletic League loss to previously winless Anna on Thursday by beating Fort Recovery 11-1 in ...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Thursday roundup: Anna baseball beats Houston for 1st win

HOUSTON — Anna scored four runs in the sixth to rally and earn its first victory of the season by defeating Houston 5-4 in a Shelby County Athle...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Sports Extra with Dave Ross: 50 years ago: Lehman, star player dominate local sports headlines

As you could tell from the “50 years ago” SDN columns of the past few months, the basketball exploits of the new Lehman Cavaliers and long...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Tuesday roundup: Sidney softball beats Stebbins 17-1

RIVERSIDE — Sidney earned a 17-1 victory over Stebbins in five innings in a Miami Valley League Valley Division softball game on Tuesday to impr...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Monday roundup: Fort Loramie’s Fortman throws no-hitter

Monday roundup: Fort Loramie’s Fortman throws no-hitter

ANNA — Fort Loramie senior pitcher Mack Fortman threw a no-hitter in the squad’s 5-0 victory over Anna on Monday in a Shelby County Athlet...

April 6th, 2021 |  


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LIFE


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Couple celebrates 50 years
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Couple celebrates 50 years

Clark

SIDNEY — Demont Matthews and Tareena Clark-Bladen, of Sidney, announce the birth of their daughter, EnsLeigh Ann Elaine Clark, born on March 12,...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Bruns

CHICKASAW — Tyler and Amy Bruns, of Chickasaw, announce the birth of their son, Nicholas Lee Bruns, born on March 12, 2021, at 6:55 a.m. at Merc...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Egbert

BOTKINS — Eric and Claire Egbert, of Botkins, announce the birth of their daughter, Avery Ann Egbert, born at 10:48 p.m. on March 22, 2021, at W...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Couple celebrates 50 years

Couple celebrates 50 years

SIDNEY — Joe and Jocele Fahnestock, of Sidney, will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday, April 3.Joe and the former Jocele Swisher were m...

March 29th, 2021 |  


Versailles FFA hosts omelet breakfast

Versailles FFA hosts omelet breakfast

VERSAILLES — On Saturday, Feb. 27, Versailles FFA hosted the sixth annual Free Omelet Breakfast as part of the National FFA Week. At the breakfa...

March 24th, 2021 |  


OPINION


The American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan

We passed the American Rescue Plan to get shots in people’s arms, money in families’ pockets, children back in schools, and workers back o...

April 9th, 2021 |  


‘Our puzzle pieces have come together’

‘Our puzzle pieces have come together’

Have you ever felt too full for words? That’s just how I feel, yet I want to invite you to join us on that most memorable and precious day when ...

April 9th, 2021 |  


‘Our puzzle pieces have come together’

‘Our puzzle pieces have come together’

Have you ever felt too full for words? That’s just how I feel, yet I want to invite you to join us on that most memorable and precious day when ...

April 9th, 2021 |  


The importance of reporting child abuse

To the editor:Child Abuse is not only a real day-to-day issue, it is also the number one cause of depression, anxiety, and distress in the life of a p...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Reader speaks on CXS train rumbling

To the editor:I read the response CXS gave the paper. I live in Kirkwood and have put up with this train rumbling for about 4 days. I understand havin...

April 8th, 2021 |  


To our readers

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

April 7th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Valence aims to grow with investments
Ruese Insurance Agency celebrates 135 years

Ruese Insurance Agency celebrates 135 years

SIDNEY — Jan. 1, 2021, marked the 135th anniversary of the inception of a local insurance company with humble roots. Ruese Insurance Agency Inc....

April 7th, 2021 |  


Valence aims to grow with investments

Valence aims to grow with investments

SIDNEY – To grow Valence Industrial, CEO Chuck Pisciotta is investing in the business’ operations and its people – giving some of hi...

April 5th, 2021 updated: April 5th, 2021. |  


Vendor permits

SIDNEY — The following vendor permits have been issued by the Shelby County Auditor’s Office:• Jagbir Singh, doing business as Shell...

April 3rd, 2021 |  


Airstream launches recreational vehicle financing program

JACKSON CENTER – Airstream, Inc., maker of the iconic “silver bullet” fleet of Airstream travel trailers, announced a new program wi...

April 3rd, 2021 |  


Moeller Brew Barn, Dayton Dragons announce 2021 partnership

DAYTON – Moeller Brew Barn is now a partner of the Dayton Dragons.In conjunction with this new relationship, a Moeller Brew Barn Bin Bar will be...

April 3rd, 2021 |  


Jackson Center Electric receives national recognition

COLUMBUS – American Municipal Power, Inc. congratulated Jackson Center Electric for receiving a first place Excellence in Safety Award during th...

April 3rd, 2021 |  


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