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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...

Troy Police Department reports

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s events set for the fall

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Northwest quadrant to close for concert

Reflections of an upcoming fair

The grandstand at the Miami County Fairgrounds is reflected in a water puddle following days of rain across the Miami Valley. The fair is only weeks away. Soon, the grounds will be filled with busy people putting things in place for the 2021 Miami County Fair.

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.

Another successful Echo Hills Junior Golf Camp

It was another successful season with the Echo Hills Junior Golf Camp, run by Echo Hills PGA Golf Professional Chip Fox.

Troy Legends go 2-1 at Tiffin tournament

TIFFIN — The Troy American Legion Post 43 Legends went 2-1 to win the first Tiffin July Classic.

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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: 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: 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.

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?

Covington Chamber cuts ribbon at Mariachi’s II

COVINGTON — The Covington Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting at the new MarketFresh Foods and the Mariachi’s II Mexican Restaurant. The entire complex is under new ownership and management.

Dr. Jo’s Pet Wellness & Acupuncture opens Troy office

TROY — Johnna Smith, DVM, CVA, CVCH announces the relocation of her veterinary specialty practice to 1341 Wayne St. in Troy starting July 12.