Samantha Wildow


New car wash headed for Piqua

PIQUA — The Piqua Planning Commission approved a special use permit for the Magic Tunnel Express Wash to locate on East Ash Street in Piqua where a former Sonic used to be located, next to the current Dairy Queen.

Religion briefs

God’s Table planned

Reconstruction project OK’d

MIAMI COUNTY — On Tuesday, the Board of Miami County Commissioners approved the construction of the Free/Stine Group Reconstruction Project.

Tipp City Board of Education discusses restart plans

TIPP CITY — The Tipp City Board of Education continued discussions on its reopening plans during its meeting on Monday as Superintendent Mark Stefanik provided further guidance from the district’s Responsible Restart Task Force.

Salad luncheon upcoming

As the shutdown year of 2020 continues, there still isn’t much going on in our village. It’s difficult to write a Covington news column twice a month when there isn’t much going on in Covington! So these columns have become less frequent. However, we do have a few events happening, so please keep reading.

Man allegedly threatened to ‘empty an AR clip’ at local bar

PIQUA — A Piqua man was arraigned on Monday on charges stemming from an incident where he allegedly threatened to “empty an AR clip” at a local bar while having a loaded rifle in his vehicle that was parked behind the bar.

Kettering Health Network Piqua holds virtual ribbon cutting

PIQUA — Kettering Health Network’s Piqua Hospital was welcomed into the community with a virtual ribbon cutting ceremony streamed on YouTube on Friday morning.

Jim McGuire: August … already!

When I recently flipped the page on the kitchen’s wall calendar, the realization we’d reached summer’s final full month caught me off guard.

Miami County EMA director says ‘rate of increase’ is slowing for COVID-19 cases

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Joel Smith on Thursday went over the county’s COVID-19 positive case numbers with the Miami County Commissioners, noting declines in the rate of of new cases.