Craft promoted to brigadier general of U.S. Army

FORT GORDON, Ga. — Piqua native and Miami East alumn Paul Craft was promoted from colonel to brigadier general of the United States Army on Friday, Sept. 25 in a pinning ceremony held at Fort Gordon, Ga.

Bethel girls golf 2nd at sectional: Monday sports roundup

XENIA — The Bethel girls golf team qualified for the district tournament for the second straight season, finishing second at the Division II sectional tournament Monday at WGC by shooting 410 to champion Alter’s 339.

Man sentenced for assaulting woman

LOGAN COUNTY — A repeat domestic violence offender was sentenced to the maximum sentence before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Kevin Braig on Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Fire extinguished quickly

Troy firefighters inspect the area where a small fire broke out at the performing arts center that is under construction at Troy Christian High School on Monday. The fire was reported around 8 a.m. and was determined to be some foam insulation material. The fire was quickly put out.

EPA called to site of tire fire

By Mike Ullery

Devils sweep Piqua Invite Under the Lights: Saturday sports roundup

PIQUA — The Tippecanoe and Troy cross country teams finished one-two in both races at Saturday’s Piqua Invite Under the Lights, with Gannon Owen winning individually for the Red Devil boys and Shelby Hept for Tippecanoe’s girls.

Area Mainstreet organizations eligible for grant funding

PIQUA — The Ohio History Connection was awarded $556,327 to re-grant Ohio’s Main Street communities for the rehabilitation of historic commercial, industrial and former school buildings. Of those communities, Piqua Mainstreet is looking toward applying for funding through the grant.

Busy mom urges women to prioritize health

TROY — Christy Lewis was too busy to have cancer. The mother of four adult children and a 10-year-old special needs son, the Bradford woman was fully immersed in family life and responsibilities when she felt a lump in her left breast while showering in March 2019.

Piqua’s 8th grade Washington trip canceled

By Aimee Hancock

Piqua man transported by CareFlight

SIDNEY – A Piqua man was transported by CareFlight following a two-vehicle crash Friday morning at the intersection of Kuther Road and Schenk Road near Sidney.