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07/18/2018 04:53 PM
Troy man to serve 34 months in prison -

"Dumbfounded" by the defendant's actions, Miami County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher Gee sentenced Jah Batdorf, 24, of Troy, to serve 34 months in prison on a variety of gun and drug charges on Tuesday. Batdorf was sentenced in two different cases.


07/17/2018 07:37 PM
Commissioners OK contracts -

The Miami County Commissioners on Tuesday accepted a quote and approved a project to replace the exterior lighting at a county building. The board accepted a quote for new exterior lighting at the Miami County Sanitary Engineering Department from Wells Electric of Troy.


07/13/2018 01:16 PM
Froning, McDonagh to wed

Alexis Froning and Bryan McDonagh, both of Hilliard, have announced their engagement and plans to marry, on July 21, in the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Piqua. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Nancy and Jim Froning of Troy.


07/13/2018 08:27 AM
Wona t you be my neighbor

Lately I have found myself asking the question: What unites us? Some of us in the Piqua community might respond with something along the lines of, "It's our hatred of Troy that unites us." But if that's too brash, we might say something like, "It's our Piqua Indians that unite us."


07/12/2018 04:26 AM
Library a landmark worth preserving

The Troy-Miami County Public Library is a modern masterpiece that has been recognized for its design nationally as well as within the state of Ohio. The architects involved in the design of the building were nationally recognized as master practitioners of their craft.


07/11/2018 11:47 PM
Arts partners offering info sessions -

Piqua Arts Council and partners, Studio 14 Creative Arts Center, Mayflower Art Center and Tipp City Arts Council will be holding informational sessions about their Miami County Individual Artists Grants program. Applications will be available on Aug. 1, for projects that will be completed between Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2019.


07/11/2018 07:12 PM
Sheriffa s office hosts summer youth camp -

Daily Call Bryson Bailey, 12, of West Milton, tries out the PA system in a sheriff's cruiser on Wednesday at the Miami County Sheriff's Department Summer Youth Camp. Daily Call Covington Police Officer Steve Blei looks on as Miami County Sheriff's Department Summer Youth Camp participant Kasey Marrs, 10, of Piqua gets behind the wheel of a Covington cruiser on Wednesday.


07/11/2018 02:39 PM
Democrat candidate appointed to run -

The Democratic parties of Miami and Darke counties have appointed a Piqua resident to run as the Democratic write-in candidate for the 80th District Ohio House of Representatives seat during the November general election. D.J. Byrnes of Piqua will be replacing Scott Zimmerman of Troy, who had previously filed to run as a Democratic write-in candidate for the seat.


07/11/2018 02:39 PM
A birthday gift: being less embarrassing

So we were engaged in the Great American Family pastime of watching pro wrestling the other night when one of my favorite current wrestlers, "Glorious" Bobby Roode, came on the screen for his match.


07/10/2018 10:08 PM
- Troy Daily News

Jason Shiltz of Troy was selected recently to represent his organization, Grange, as a member of the Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board. He is one of 17 Ohio youths chosen for this honor.


07/10/2018 07:41 PM
Church Fair coming to the mall -

The Piqua Association of Churches' annual Church Fair will bring fellowship, networking and a special antique Bible collection to the Miami Valley Centre Mall next month. The 2018 Church Fair will be held on Aug. 17-18, beginning that Friday and running all day on Saturday, Aug. 18. Churches from Piqua and the surrounding areas will have booths set up in the mall to talk to attendees about their churches and engage with the local community.


07/10/2018 02:36 PM
Union Twp. men to serve six years in prison -

Two Union Township men were sentenced on Tuesday to serve six years in prison for threatening, firing gunshots and "inflicting terror" upon a repossession worker in May 2017. Miami County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher Gee found Eric Brown, 55, and Mathew Naff, 35, both of Troy, guilty of second-degree felony assault and third-degree discharge of a firearm on or near a prohibited premises on May 24 following a bench trial.


07/08/2018 07:09 PM
Troy students attend leadership camp -

Two Troy students from The Future Begins Today were selected for the 10-day Tim Horton Children's Foundation Youth Leadership Program summer camp experience. Incoming eighth-grade students at Troy Junior High School, TaMeka Lawrence and Austyn Jenkins, were nominated to apply to the program by several Troy City Schools staff members, as well as Natalie Rohlfs, executive director of TFBT, and Janet Rhodes, their recent TFBT Club adviser.


07/08/2018 02:47 PM
Edison prof embraces power of storytelling -

One Edison professor is using stories to connect people with each other and with history, particularly the history of veterans in the Miami Valley. Dr. Vivian Blevins has taught undergraduate and graduate students as well as prison inmates, and now teaches communication and American literature at Edison State Community College.


07/08/2018 02:47 PM
Three cheers for the red, white and boom

You have to say this about the grand finale at the Troy fireworks on July 4: it really was, well, grand. At the end of the fireworks Wednesday, I was standing there with my fingers in my ears, hoping my head wouldn't explode like one of the rockets overhead.