Miami Co. LE Memorial set in place on renovated plaza

Sheriff Dave Duchak, right, along with retried Piqua Police Officer Paul Veneroni, left, and retired Troy Police Officer Al Clark, check out the newly-positioned Miami County Law Enforcement Memorial that was just installed on the Miami County Courthouse Plaza which is in the final stages of renovation. The newly-renovated plaza is due to open in October.

Former PHS sports standout Kenny Thorpe passes away

PIQUA — Piqua High School/Piqua Central High School has a legacy of producing standout athletes and outstanding citizens.

Athletes training athletes

PIQUA — No Name Athletics recently opened their doors for business in Piqua.

Fomer Piqua SS office coming down

Demolition work continues on the former Social Security office on High Street in Piqua. The property was purchased by the Miami County YMCA and will be used, at least for the immediate future, as additional parking for the Piqua Branch.

Piqua Indians and Troy Trojans football teams take the field

Assistant coach Rick Krejci watches as Lance Reeves-Hicks runs an agility drill during Piqua football practice this week at Alexander Stadium/Purk Field.

May I have a refill, please?

City of Troy employees Scott Taylor, left, and Derek Stafford man the water line to refill the fountain on the square in downtown Troy on Tuesday. City crews spent the morning draining and performing maintenance work before refilling the fountain.

Celebrating our independence

Troy’s July 4th celebration was capped off by a brilliant fireworks display from American Fireworks Company.

Long-delayed homecoming for local officer

TROY — While military deployments are stressful on serviceman and women, they can be just as stressful on families at home.

Firefighters douse flames, prevent spread of Piqua house fire

PIQUA — Firefighters were able to make a quick knockdown of a house fire on Wednesday, preventing the blaze from spreading.

NMUSAF reopens to public

RIVERSIDE — July 1 marks the reopening of the National Museum of the United States Air Force to the public.