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03/23/2018 09:57 PM
Area Briefs - 2:05 pm updated:

The portion of the enrollment event designated for new students will include a one-stop registration opportunity. Those in attendance will meet with a Success Advisor to design a personalized education plan, register, enroll in classes, learn about the financial aid process, tour campus, complete orientation, and enjoy breakfast.

03/23/2018 12:29 PM
Councilman supports George Lovett

This May, Republican voters will choose a new individual to represent the 80th district in the Ohio House of Representatives. In this particular election, the voters have many potential candidates to choose from, but there is one that is clearly addressing the most pivotal issue facing Ohio and our own communities: the heroin epidemic.

03/23/2018 12:41 AM
Area briefs - 12:12 pm updated:

The Miami County YMCA will host a free Zumba class for the community on Thursday, March 29. Class will be from 10:15-11:30 a.m. at the Robinson Branch, Troy. Each Zumba class is designed to bring people together to sweat it on.

03/22/2018 03:13 PM
Board takes action on Morgan firing -

The Miami County Board of Elections met in executive session Monday evening before taking action in regard to the lawsuit filed by board's former deputy director Eric Morgan. The board rescinded its previous action on Jan. 24, 2017, that terminated Morgan's employment with the board.

03/22/2018 10:36 AM
Weather causes slide-offs, crashes - 12:50 pm updated:

Following several inches of snow that fell on the area on the first day or spring, crashes and slide-offs were reported up and down the highway overnight Tuesday. Piqua Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt.

03/22/2018 05:48 AM
Freels ordered to undergo mental evaluation -

Randy Freels, who allegedly shot and killed his wife earlier this year, has been ordered by Miami County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeannine Pratt to complete a competency evaluation at the Forensic Psychiatry Center for Western Ohio to determine if he is competent enough to stand trial. Freels has been charged with four felony counts including murder, felonious assault, tampering with evidence and improperly discharging a firearm.

03/22/2018 01:18 AM
Fundraiser to benefit shelters -

"Come Dance With Me," featuring Frank Sings Frank from Virginia Beach, Va., is coming to Piqua as a fundraiser on Thursday, May 10 at the Fort Piqua Plaza Ballroom. Mark Reedy, Spencer Peltier and friends of The Western Ohio Thrivent Financial Community will present the fundraiser, which will benefit the Family Abuse Shelter of Miami County, the Darke County Shelter from Violence and the New Choices Shelter of Shelby County.

03/21/2018 08:23 PM
Piqua man pleads guilty to rape -

A Piqua man entered a guilty plea to first-degree felony rape in a change of plea hearing on Wednesday in Miami County Common Pleas Court. Dylan Cost, 21, entered the plea of guilty to a new bill of information charging him with one count of first-degree felony rape.

03/21/2018 08:23 PM
Saturday fire a intentionally seta - 11:47 am updated:

A fire that engulfed a vacant house on the 200 block of East Main Street early Saturday morning is now believed to be the result of arson. After a weekend-long investigation, the Piqua Fire Department determined that the fire was incendiary, which Assistant Fire Chief Lee Adams of the Piqua Fire Department explained meant they believed it was deliberate.

03/21/2018 08:23 PM
Spring planting -

Daily Call Henry Crowe, right, plants vegetables in the Garden Tribe School Garden near Piqua Central Intermediate School on Monday. Crowe, a fifth-grade student, and his school mates, with guidance from Miami County Master Gardeners planted a variety of vegetables that will be cared for and harvested by students.

03/19/2018 06:16 PM
Editorials From Around Ohio

However, it is unfortunate the opening of talks began with tensions and trust issues between the city and those representing the Allen Economic Development group and Allen County.

03/12/2018 08:51 PM
Xenia Township receives CO detectors -

A total of 450 carbon monoxide detectors will go to eight fire departments. This is the third year in a row the credit union has donated carbon monoxide detectors to local fire departments for a total of 1,131 detectors.

03/11/2018 04:56 PM
Area briefs - 2:34 pm updated:

He will be celebrating with his family from 1-3 p.m. March 18 at Marion's Piazza, Troy. Friends are welcome to stop in and wish him a happy birthday or send him a card at 4855 W. Versailles Road, Piqua.

03/08/2018 02:43 PM
Winter blast creates messy Thursday morning commute

A sudden change in weather made for a treacherous drive in the early hours of Thursday. Many Miami Valley motorists ran into snow, ice and traffic jams.

03/08/2018 03:03 AM
Driver freed from overturned truck -

On Tuesday, Tipp City and Vandalia fire department responded to an accident in Miami County and freed the driver trapped inside. Crews were dispatched around 6 a.m. to the 7600 block of Peters Pike north of the Dayton airport on report of a crashed semi.