Ohio reaches MBE goal

COLUMBUS — For the first time in history, the state of Ohio has reached the goals of its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program by purchasin...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Ohio gets SSBCI funds

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that Ohio has received $18,743,498 in State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) fun...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Unemployment numbers changed slightly in July

Unemployment numbers changed slightly in July

SIDNEY– Unemployment rates in Shelby County and the surrounding area fluctuated only slightly in July.Unemployment was 4.5 percent in Shelby Cou...

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 25th, 2015. |  



New tree service opens

SIDNEY — Jeff Scholl and Corey Shreves, both of Sidney, have opened Down to Earth Tree Service and Landscaping LLC here.Scholl operated Area Lan...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Ferguson adds to staff

Ferguson adds to staff

SIDNEY — Ferguson Construction Co. has announced four new employees.Cliff Tuttle, of Springfield, will serve as a project estimator in the compa...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Truck taxes due soon

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has announced that truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles must file federal highway use t...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Darke County qualifies for federal help

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Following the designation of eight western Ohio counties as natural disaster areas, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has announ...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Eager Beaver doing brick restoration

SIDNEY — Eager Beaver and Sons Construction, of Piqua, is doing the brick restoration on the Burkhart Building in downtown Sidney.In a story abo...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Ohio’s 5 percent unemployment rate is its lowest since 2001

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since 2001, dropping to an even 5 percent in ...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Jordan speaks to local business owners

Jordan speaks to local business owners

SIDNEY – U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, 4th District, outlined what he feels the two biggest issues facing Shelby County are during a visit wit...

August 20th, 2015 |