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City offers tax information TROY — Troy residents are required to file a 2020 city of Troy tax return, regardless of whether tax is due....

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Winter highway maintenance

A City of Troy worker trims brush away from the guardrail and ditch along East St.Rt. 41 near the Broadford Bridge on Thursday morning.

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Hayner releases class schedule TROY — The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is will offer adult art classes in drawing, painting, fine crafts, pottery, knitting, jewelry making,...
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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...

Vaccine clinics going smoothly, Public health officials say good response from community

TROY — With the first week of vaccines available to the public under their belt, Miami County Public Health (MCPH) staff — and some...

Piqua crowns homecoming royalty

Courtesy photo | Chip Hare Piqua High School Homecoming Queen Whitney Evans and King Jerell Lewis were crowned during ceremonies at half-time of the Piqua...

Man charged with vehicular manslaughter, Accident caused death of 11-year-old boy

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Sheriff’s Office has filed a single count of second-degree misdemeanor vehicular homicide against the man behind the wheel of a dump truckthat collided with an SUV, killing an 11-year-old Troy boy this summer. According to court records, Christopher Young, 20, of New Carlisle, was charged in the incident that claimed the life of 11-year-old Grant Gillespie...

Tipp tops Piqua in second faceoff of the season

TIPPECANOE — Tippecanoe boys basketball coach Adam Toohey and his team find themselves in a role reversal this year. From being the hunter to being...

Austy Miller hits scoring milestone; Emma Canan breaks Bradford school assist record

BRADFORD — The party started early and never let up for the Bradford girls basketball team in a 75-26 win over Twin Valley South...

Covington wrestlers win dual with Tippecanoe

COVINGTON — The Covington wrestling team hosted Tippecanoe in dual on Thursday night, and came away with a 59-24 victory to improve their overall...

Kenna Gray hits scoring milestone in Bethel win over Ansonia in CCC action

BRANDT — Bethel girls basketball senior Kenna Gray never disappoints on the basketball floor. And Thursday night at the Bee Hive against visiting Ansonia in...

Troy bowlers complete sweep of Vandalia-Butler in MVL action

TROY — It was another big night for the Troy bowling teams Thursday night at Troy Bowl. The Troy boys remained unbeaten on the season...
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Biden must focus on affordable, reliable electricity

Democratic majorities in the House and Senate, along with a new Biden administration, promise sweeping policy changes in the United States. This includes campaign...

The Amish Cook: Crispy pizza quesadillas

Julia came bounding in the back door on her return home from school. She enjoys her short trek through the woods that separate us...

Winning the war one whack at a time

Good vs. evil. Light vs. Dark. Day vs. Night. Man vs. honeysuckle. I realize the last item does not rank as high on the cosmic existential...

2020 in review

I think we are all ready for 2020 to be over. It’s been a tough year. The health care and economic crises caused by...

Firm selected for courthouse exterior work

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County Commissioners approved a contract agreement with Garmann Miller of Minster for design and engineering services for the exterior work...

Hyatt Surgery Center a “hidden gem” in Miami County

TIPP CITY — When it was time for a colonoscopy, Carol Pounds was pleased to learn it could be done close to home at...

Hobart Institute honored with Excellence in Welding award

TROY — Hobart Institute of Welding Technology is proud to announce they have been awarded the Excellence in Welding Award – Educational Facility category...

Young joins Premier Women’s Center

PIQUA — Terrance Young, M.D., has joined Premier Women’s Center, a Premier Physician Network practice. Dr. Young received his medical degree from Washington University School...