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Polen fires no-hitter in Troy Legends win over Kentucky Colts

PLEASANT HILL — The Troy Legends baseball team bounced back from Friday’s loss to the Miami Valley Prospects in the Wright State University Wooden Bat tournament with two wins Saturday.

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Bushnell celebrates Senior Day with two wins; Covington, East go 1-2 at Covington Duals

PIQUA — Saturday was more than just another Senior Day at Roosevelt Fieldhouse for the Piqua wrestling team. It was a tribute to what hard...

Pleasant Hill upgrading recycling containers

PLEASANT HILL — Pleasant Hill residents will soon receive larger recycling containers, as the village moves to every-other-week recycling collection. Rumpke Waste & Recycling will...

Tipp BOE approves program of studies

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Board of Education unanimously approved the 2021-2022 program of studies for Tippecanoe Middle and High Schools at Monday’s...

Miami County Board of Developmental Disabilities holds powerlifting tournament

Tristan Yingst of Covington completes a 275-pound deadlift in the 2021 Special Olympics Powerlifting Tournament held at the Miami County Board of Developmental Disabilities, also known as Riverside, on June 26. The competition featured 36 athletes from Champaign, Hamilton, Madison, Mercer, Miami and Montgomery Counties who competed in bench and deadlift events.

MCD General Manager Janet Bly to retire

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Local umpire works final game; Troy Legends to hold tryouts

TROY — It may not have turned out as exactly as planned, but Wednesday night at Duke Park was a memorable night for long-time umpire Kenny Ridenour.

Troy Legends cruise to win over Miami Valley Machine

TROY — The Troy Legends opened an early 6-0 lead and cruised to a win over Miami Valley Machine Tuesday night.

Piqua Football recently completed camps for both grades 4-5-6 and grades 7-8-9 at Alexander Stadium|Purk Field

Troy Legends runnerup at NABF Tournament

YOUNGSTOWN — The Troy Legends baseball team finished runnerup in the NABF Senior Division World Series over the weekend.

Groff goes 4-under on back nine to win sixth Miami Shores Club Championship

TROY — Ryan Groff took a one-shot lead heading to the back nine of the Miami Shores Club Championship Championship Flight competition Sunday morning.

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The Amish Cook: Cheesy potato bake

Daniel stepped into the house, cradling something. A second look revealed the surprise, a perfectly adorable fawn covered with white spots. By all evidence, it was no more than a week old. We gasped. Could it be a real baby deer?

The Amish Cook: Summer is peachy with the Yoders

Reunions are an interesting subject. Not all families are blessed with the same number of children or even the same character qualities. Nonetheless, all families are gifted with their own uniqueness.

The Amish Cook: Lime dessert takes the cake

So many things happen. Life is made up of events and happenings; there are happy times and rough times. The difficult moments that test your patience to the max leave you wondering how you could ever forget them in the world. Time elapses, those stark negatives and intense trials have a way of melting back, and you cling to the positive memories. It’s like my mom says, “Memories tend to be viewed as better or worse than the actual event.” Whether we choose to view it from a positive or negative standpoint, life keeps moving on.

Runyan named dean at Edison State

PIQUA — Following an extensive search, Edison State Community College is pleased to welcome Dr. Andy Runyan of Troy as Dean of Professional and Technical Programs to the College’s academic leadership team. Runyan officially began in his role as dean on July 1.

Kinetic offers faster broadband

COVINGTON — Faster broadband is now available from Kinetic by Windstream.

Kathy Henne: Insurance protects your investment

When you purchase an automobile, what’s the first thing you take care of before driving around town? You’ve got to get insurance, of course. It’s no different when you’re ready to buy a home, but you have some more insurance options.

Kathy Henne: Give them what they want

You’re preparing to sell your home, and you’ve taken all the right steps. You’ve contacted an experienced agent to represent you and to market your home, taken care of needed repairs, cleaned up the yard, and given your home the “white glove” treatment. How else can you attract a good offer?