Troy considering outdoor drinking district

MIAMI COUNTY — The city of Tipp City was the first city in Miami County to consider implementing a designated outdoor refreshment area (DORA) in its downtown, and the city of Troy may be looking to follow suit.

Burglary suspect identified

UNION TOWNSHIP — On Monday, June 15, Miami County Sheriff’s Office deputies took two burglary reports and three breaking and entering reports on Iddings Road, Frederick-Garland Road, and Ginghamsburg-Frederick Road in Union Township.

Area briefs

Blood drive for employees only

Back-in parking pilot program underway in Troy

TROY — Those who stopped into the Miami County Courthouse this week may have noticed the parking spaces along North Short Street have changed a bit.

Piqua police reports

PIQUA — Information is provided by the Piqua Police Department.

College briefs

Osman named to dean’s list

Hannah’s Southern Bistro holds soft opening

PIQUA — The local community welcomed the newest restaurant to the Miami Valley Centre Mall on Wednesday.

AAA data suggests travelers eager, but cautious

DAYTON — This summer, AAA forecasts Americans will take 700 million trips based on economic indicators and state re-openings. That number is down nearly 15 percent compared to last July through September and is the first decline in summer travel since 2009. AAA booking trends show Americans are making travel plans, though cautiously and more spur of the moment.

Miami East High School honor roll

Freshman