Sheriff’s Dept. to purchase body cams

MIAMI COUNTY — After months of discussion, Sheriff Dave Duchak and Miami County Commissioners are moving forward to equip Miami County Sheriff’s deputies with body cameras.

Five boys soccer teams advance to district semis: Thursday sports roundup

TROY — In the regular-season meeting between the teams, Troy had little trouble against Stebbins.

Ohio Supreme Court Justices visit French Oil

Ohio Supreme Court Justices Sharon Kennedy, far left, and Judi French, far right, accepted an invitation from Dan French, second from left, chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of French Oil Mill Machinery Co. in Piqua to visit the family-owned business, learn some of the concerns facing Ohio businesses and employees, and speak about the important roll that the Ohio Supreme Court plays in our business and personal lives, during a visit to Piqua on Thursday. Also in the photo is Taylor French-Lutz, director of marketing for French Oil.

Trojans fall in five: Springboro outlasts Troy in 2nd-round matchup

CENTERVILLE — Having already seen her team’s streak of division championships come to an end and then seeing the Trojans’ run of three straight district appearances halted, Troy volleyball coach Michelle Owen would not commit to condemning the year 2020.

Bridge levy renewal to appear on ballot

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County voters will be asked to renew an existing 0.45-mill, five-year bridge levy on Nov. 3.

Trojans oust Indians, 7-1: Troy girls top Piqua in tournament’s 1st round

TROY — Early in the second half, the Piqua girls soccer team felt it had claimed the momentum.

First Responders train for mass casualty events

MIAMI COUNTY — When the tones are dropped for a serious accident, seconds count to reach victims, stabilize them, and then transport them to the nearest emergency department.

Practice makes perfect

Sarina Davis, a junior at Troy Christian High School, rehearses the Troy Christian Eagles 2020 competition show with fellow band members after school on Tuesday.

Enochs, Davidson, Reed vie for Congress

MIAMI COUNTY — Incumbent U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, Democratic candidate for Congress Dr. Vanessa Enoch, of West Chester, and Independent candidate Isaac Reed, of Hamilton, will vie for Ohio’s 8th Congressional District seat on Nov. 3. Voters will see Davidson and Enoch on the ballot and will have the option to select Reed as a write-in candidate.

Trojans advance in tournament: Troy boys top Springfield 6-2 to advance in sectional

TROY — After an agonizing lead up to the season where no one knew if anyone would get to play at all, the Troy boys soccer team hosted a postseason game Monday.