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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...


COVINGTON — The Covington-UVCC FFA chapter had its annual parent-member banquet on May 7 after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Highlights of the event included recognizing all FFA members that competed throughout the year in virtual contests as well as bidding farewell to the graduating class.

Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

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Deadline approaching for regional art contest

TIPP CITY — Tipp City Area Arts Council (TCAAC) has made key changes to its annual Student Art Contest (S.A.C).

Dancers needed for annual event

PIQUA — Dancing with the Piqua Stars is back for 2021 the Piqua Arts Council is looking for a new cast for this year’s competition.

Marriage licenses

Jay Dee Solether, 37, 2142 Silver Linden Drive, Tipp City, to Lauren Jaye Downard, 32, of same address.

Thursday Baseball Roundup

TIPP CITY — The Tippecanoe baseball team opened a 3-0 lead on West Carrollton Thursday and held on for a 3-2 victory in MVL action.

Tippecanoe wins MVL tennis tournament with four champions; Troy;s Masunaga takes second singles title

SIDNEY — Covid-19 may have brought a stop to spring sports in 2020, but there was going to be no denying the Tippecanoe boys tennis team in 2021 at the first MVL league tournament.

Wednesday Prep Sports Roundup

TROY — The Troy baseball team prepped for two games with Piqua with a 7-4 win over Stebbins in MVL action Wednesday to improve to 13-7 overall and 12-4 in the MVL.

Wednesday Tennis Roundup

TROY — A number of local tennis players were seeded in the upcoming Troy D-I and D-II sectional tournaments.

Wednesday Baseball Roundup

TROY — The Troy baseball team prepped for two games with Piqua with a 7-4 win over Stebbins in MVL action Wednesday to improve to 13-7 overall and 12-4 in the MVL.

Miami County Weather

Riverside Cemetery well kept

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The Amish Cook: A spiritual sunset

Wednesday was one of those days. It was after supper, the children had gone outside to play, and Joshua was extra fussy. This handsome little boy with bright blue eyes, a pet by all, was having a rough day with teething. Wearily, I glanced across the messy house, wondering just how much management I had left.

Women’s Center robotic surgery provides relief

TROY — When Nicki Ingle grew weary of painful menstrual periods, she turned for help to Katherine Bachman, M.D., her gynecologist at Premier Women’s Center.

Kathy Henne: Your time to sell is NOW!

As you prepare to list your home, you’ll need to determine how to set your asking price. You may come across the term “comparative market analysis,” which is used as a tool for gauging the perceived value of your home. However, as a seller, you should think of that informal appraisal more as a competitive market analysis.

Kathy Henne: Keep the cart behind the horse!

It’s probably no surprise that nearly all buyers require financing for their home purchase. The real challenge is not so much in getting the loan as it is in finding the loan that’s right for you.