Staff Reports


Troy PorchFest 2020 canceled

TROY — The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center recently announced the decision to cancel the 2020 PorchFest, which was scheduled for Sept. 12, 2020.

Mote & Associates awards scholarships

GREENVILLE — Mote & Associates, Inc., engineers and land surveyors of Greenville, recently announced its 2019-2020 scholarship award winners. The firm established a scholarship in October of 2002 at a celebration to honor the founder of the firm, Richard Mote, for his 30 years of dedicated leadership and his passion for engineering and surveying.

College briefs

Minneman named to dean’s list

Covington BOE releases re-opening plan

COVINGTON — The Covington Board of Education met in special session Friday to approve the district’s re-opening plan.

Piqua Commission declares racism public health crisis

PIQUA — The Piqua City Commission voted to approve a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis in the city of Piqua during its regular meeting Tuesday.

Cov. BOE to approve re-opening plan

COVINGTON — The Covington Exempted Village School District Board of Education will hold a special session virtually via Zoom on Friday, July 10, at 8 a.m. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the district re-opening plan and any other business that may come before the board.

Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County names new director

TROY — Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County named Carey Short executive director of Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County. She brings 18 years of hospice and healthcare experience to the organization.

Tipp schools seek input for back-to-school plan

TIPP CITY — Tipp City Schools is gathering input as it plans for the 2020-2021 school year in response to COVID-19.

Covington Council to examine issue of racism

COVINGTON — Covington Council again heard from resident Amy Welborn regarding concerns of racism within the village community.

The Amish Cook: Daniel’s waffles

Somehow Sundays just put a relaxing slant on everything. I’m not sure what it really is, perhaps, it is the family times or the fact that it’s the Lord’s Day that add extraordinary blessings.