Area briefs

Civic band plans concert

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 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.

Buggy Whip building examined after collapse

TIPP CITY — The historic downtown Buggy Whip building was examined last Wednesday, July 1, by independent forensic engineer Larry Fast to assess its current structural condition following the recent partial collapse and damage of the building.

Pet of the Week

Meet Renfro

Area briefs

LEPC meeting set

J.R. Clarke Library announces summer reading events

COVINGTON — During the J.R. Clarke Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, which continues through Aug. 1, we want all parents, relatives, friends and caregivers to know the following:

Chamber launches ‘Be A Hometown Hero’ campaign

TROY — Save your receipts, Troy. It might pay big to shop small this month.

Restaurant inspections

Inspections provided by the Piqua Public Health Department