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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...

Bradford Elementary honor roll

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Van Cleve honor roll

Straight A: Simone Adekoya, Grant Alexander, Hiroki Anai, Matthew Barth, Jackson Beaman, Michael Bechtel, Grace Breneman, Payton Brewer, Zackary Bridge, Adelynn Chesko, Rey Chitswara, Sarah Crawford, Jacob Cruea, Rebecca Davey, Jayda Dillow, Chloe Dodd, Eve Dye, Maxwell Erdahl, Bennett Gascho, Rylee Gasson, Ryan Gillig, Teresa Goubeaux, Sebastian Grein, Eden Harbaugh, Lavy Harnish, Brody Hoke, Justin Huwer, Atsuki Kato, Kana Kimura, Ethan Kirkpatrick, Amber Koesters, Sarah Kurmas, McKenna Lynch, Sam Maitlen, Shawn Marker, Claire Martin, Ralph Moore, Tamaki Morinaga, Kyle Penny, Judah Pierce, Owen Poeppelman, Irie Pyles-Samuels, Evangeline Rammel, Ava Ratliff, Addyson Reed, Caroline Rohlfs, Alexandra Schieltz, Maliah Shaw, Skyler Shepherd, Aina Shimochi, Megan Sowers, Ainsley Stanforth, Hayden Steinke, Haylee Steinke, Kaitlyn Stiltner, Samuel Swanson, Sophia Treadway, Tomomi Tsuji, Brett Walton, Owen Waterman, Joseph Weaver, Reese Weaver, Livian Welty, Clara Wenning, Kaylin Widener, Grant Zimmermann, and Taren Zink.

Miami County Public Health achieves national accreditation

TROY — Miami County Public Health is excited to announce that the organization has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) by demonstrating that it meets the highest standards for delivering quality programs and services to its community.

Hook Elementary honor roll

Fifth grade

Lighting up the town

City of Piqua employee Joe Huelskamp installs new LED lighting in one of the street signs in downtown Piqua on Saturday morning.

Slow start dooms Covington boys against Preble Shawnee

CLAYTON — Covington opened up the sectional tournament facing #2 seed Preble Shawnee at Northmont High School on Thursday hoping to play its best basketball of the season.

Amazing season ends at 22-1 for Tippecanoe girls basketball after loss to Carroll

NEW CARLISLE — It is always the toughest time in the season.

Local swimmers qualify for state meet

A number of Miami County athletes qualified for the D-II state swimming meet at the Canton Natatorium.

Troy’s Meade finishes fourth at state; Miami East girls take second

HILLIARD — Day 2 of the Ohio High School Wrestling Coaches Association girls state tournament may not have gone exactly the way Miami East had hoped.

Troy boys bowlers win D-I sectional, Maalouf, Fleisher advance as individuals

DAYTON — The Troy bowling team recovered from a slow start quickly Friday at the D-I sectional bowling tournament at Woodman Lanes.

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The Amish Cook: A much-anticipated celebration

Elijah, our little boy who was a baby but yesterday, is getting ready to celebrate his third birthday on Sunday. In his two-year-old mind, it didn’t make any sense why the rest of us were all celebrating our birthdays during the summer and fall, and his turn simply would not come. Now at long last, his birthday is close enough to almost touch. He only has three more nights to sleep (as he counts his days) until his big day.

Is your heart at risk?

To the Editor:

Editorial roundup

Akron Beacon Journal. Feb. 14, 2021.

Garman named to Hobart Institute Board of Directors

TROY — Hobart Institute of Welding Technology is proud to announce Mr. Kevin Garman CPA as the newest member of the Institute’s Board of Directors. Garman was elected by the board to serve, starting in February 2021.

Koverman Staley Dickerson Insurance recognized

PIQUA — Buckeye Insurance Group is pleased to announce that Koverman Staley Dickerson Insurance, with locations in Covington, New Carlisle, Piqua, Tipp City and Troy, has achieved Preferred Agency Status for 2021. This is the 16th year Koverman Staley Dickerson Insurance has attained this status.

UVMC recognized for maternity care

TROY — Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio has, for the third time, recognized Upper Valley Medical Center (UVMC) with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

Kathy Henne: Raise the curtains

If you’re selling in any market, you might find “staging” your home can help generate more interest and offers. You needn’t spend thousands of dollars on improvements or professional consultants, however. There are several things you can take into your own hands to improve your home’s appeal.