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06/20/2018 10:28 PM
Kentucky woman arrested after traffic stop -

A Kentucky woman is facing drug and child endangering charges this week after a traffic stop resulted in her arrest on Tuesday evening. Gladys A. Nash, 34, of Lexington, Kentucky, was charged with fifth-degree felony drug possession, first-degree misdemeanor child endangering, and first-degree misdemeanor OVI-under the influence on Tuesday and incarcerated in the Miami County Jail.


06/20/2018 10:28 PM
Mayora s Concert soloist announced -

The Troy Mayors' Concerts, Inc. is pleased to announce the soloist for the Troy Mayors' Concert this summer. Alaina Saliba will be performing at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, on Prouty Plaza with the Dayton Philharmonic Band and Summer Chorus.


06/20/2018 03:49 AM
Council OKs trash rates -

Council member Todd Severt asked Director of Public Service and Safety Patrick Titterington to clarify points on the trash rates. The trash rates will remain a flat $17 per month for the next three years, with a 25 cent increase in 2021 to $17.25 a month and another 25 cent increase in 2022 for $17.50 a month.


06/19/2018 11:09 PM
Your Financial Future coming to downtown -

Your Financial Future is excited to announce their grand opening, taking place on Friday, June 29, at 24 N. Market St. in Troy's historical downtown district. There will be a free lunch from 12:30-3 p.m. catered by Stillwater Valley Catering, as well as a ribbon-cutting ceremony by the Troy Chamber of Commerce at 1 p.m. "We are so happy to be able to offer our services to the families and business communities here in Troy," Matt McCray, co-owner of Your Financial Future said.


06/19/2018 06:02 PM
Inmate sentenced to year in prison -

A Piqua man was sentenced in Miami County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday to serve a year in prison for the assault of a Miami County corrections officer. Blake Nickel, 26, entered a plea of guilty to the fifth-degree felony assault charge, which occurred on April 29. Nickel struck a corrections officer in the eye with a closed fist as he was being removed from the pod after being reprimanded by officers for attempting to communicate with females in an adjacent pod at the Incarceration Facility.


06/19/2018 06:03 AM
Ditmers celebrate 40th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Ditmer of Piqua recently celebrated their 40th anniversary with family in Gulf Shores, Alabama, where they renewed their vows on the beach. The Ditmers were married April 8, 1978, in Piqua.


06/19/2018 01:23 AM
Altrusa awards 16 literacy grants -

The Altrusa International of Troy, Ohio, has awarded 16 literacy grants. As a result of the successful Bee For Literacy held in March a total of $5,394.69 was distributed to the following 2018 Spelling Bee Grant recipients: The Altrusa Club of Troy was chartered on June 30, 1948.


06/17/2018 02:08 PM
Area native chases Hollywood dreams -

Provided photo Miami County native Jack Mahrt, left, a current federal law enforcement officer and aspiring actor, on the set of the pilot for the TV show "Training Day" with actor Bill Paxton. Provided photo Jack Mahrt - a Miami County native, current federal law enforcement officer, and aspiring actor - on the set of "Unusual Suspects" playing killer Warren Mackey.


06/17/2018 11:44 AM
Christan Thomas sentenced in vehicular homicide case, others arraigned in Darke County court

Christan Thomas, 35, of Piqua, pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated vehicular homicide, a first-degree felony, in Darke County Common Pleas Court Friday. Judge Jonathan P. Hein presided.


06/17/2018 02:16 AM
Julie Forman, Martin Gehres

Julie Rebecca Forman and Martin William Gehres were married June 16 by Rabbi Jake Rubin at Early Mountain Vineyards in Madison, Va. Ms. Forman teaches English as a second language at Concord Elementary School in Troy, Ohio; she received a master's degree in the subject from the University of Cincinnati.


06/16/2018 01:33 AM
Splashdown -

Ronnie Kennet, 6, of Bradford shows some style as he comes off the water slide at the Piqua City Pool this week. Ashley Akers of Troy assists her daughter Arayia, 6, and Sady Grayly, 7, at the bottom of the water slide at the Piqua City Swimming Pool on Thursday.


06/15/2018 11:20 PM
Piqua woman guilty of striking child -

A Piqua woman was found guilty of striking an 8-year-old child this week in Miami County Municipal Court. Alyssa Fitzgerald, 25, received a fine and suspended jail time for first-degree misdemeanor assault, amended down from first-degree misdemeanor child endangering, in Miami County Municipal Court on Wednesday.


06/14/2018 09:38 PM
Area Briefs - 2:57 pm updated:

A new class offered by the Tipp City Police Department will educate and inform residents about current trends in drug use. This class will focus not only on opioids, but other drugs they are seeing in the community.


06/14/2018 05:05 PM
United we stand: Three agencies merge - 3:02 pm updated:

AIM Media Midwest United Way board member Lisa McGraw adds her signature to a document merging United Way chapters in Piqua, Troy, and Tipp City into a single Miami County United Way chapter during a press conference at the Troy Country Club on Thursday morning. Looking on are Sean Ford, executive director of Miami County United Way, center, and board member Andrew Wannamacher.


06/14/2018 02:57 AM
Piqua police reports highlights -

ANIMAL PROBLEM: There was a report of two dogs in a construction zone at the Wastewater Treatment Plant on June 8 at 7:40 a.m. The animal shelter responded and picked up the dogs. TRESPASSING: A male subject was at a residence on the 400 block of Adams Street causing problems on June 8 at approximately 8:45 p.m. The male left the area prior to officer arrival, and the caller wanted the male trespassed from her residence.