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Job and family services part of $4M grant

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County Job and Family Services is one of five counties awarded a $4 million grant to assist individuals transitioning out of the criminal justice system and on to a career path.

Troy’s revives Human Rights Commission

TROY — The first meeting of the revived Human Rights Commission was held on Wednesday at the Hobart Arena’s Bravo Room. The commission was sworn-in and introduced themselves. The commission elected Marvin Majors as chairman, Tre Hudson as vice-chairman, and Sharrie Brown, secretary.

Schools rolling out plan for year

PLEASANT HILL — While President Donald Trump is urging public schools to open their doors, local school districts are still navigating uncertain territory on how it will continue learning among social distancing and other pandemic related guidelines.

Bystanders assaulted by flower pots, guitar case

TROY — Troy Police Department officers responded to Pearson Court around 11:35 p.m. on a report of an intoxicated man who was throwing flower pots and swinging his guitar case at residents on July 4.

Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports

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Board discusses logistics for election

MIAMI COUNTY — With the Nov. 3 Presidential election less than 120 days away, the Miami County Board of Elections is trying to iron out logistics for both in-person and absentee ballot voters in the coming weeks.

Planning Commission agenda set

TROY — Troy Planning Commissioners will meet by online meeting Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 8. To access the meeting visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85214189077 or enter the Meeting ID in the app: 852 1418 9077.

Troy Police Chief Charles Phelps to retire Aug. 7

TROY —The city of Troy officially announced the retirement of Chief Charles Phelps on Monday. He will be succeeded by Capt. Shawn McKinney.

Mayor recaps holiday events

TROY — Mayor Robin Oda said the city’s Fourth of July celebration was a success last weekend.

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