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11/19/2018 10:13 AM
Person arrested after OSP pursuit in Miami County

During the chase, authorities used a tool called 'stop sticks' to damage the stolen vehicle's tires and get it to stop. Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android .


11/18/2018 07:13 PM
Weekend welcomes holiday shoppers -

After a successful inaugural year in 2017, Holiday Welcome Weekend swept back through the county this weekend to recognize hundreds of local businesses ahead of the regular shopping season. The event, which began last Thursday and spanned the weekend, was a joint venture by more than 100 unique shops and restaurants in the Miami County area, including businesses in Troy, Piqua, Tipp City, West Milton, and Covington.


11/18/2018 05:15 PM
Council to review 2019 budget -

The 2019 budget and a list of other action items are on the Troy City Council agenda for its regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall. Last week, Troy City Council met in a workshop session to review funding for its 2019 budget including allocations for Troy Development Council, Troy Main Street, Troy Recreation Association and Lincoln Community Center.


11/17/2018 10:21 PM
Miami County Sheriffa s Office reports -

SHEETS GONE : A resident in Pleasant Hill claimed she put sheets in a dryer at Pleasant Hill Laundry. The woman went home to wait for them to dry and when she returned they were gone.


11/17/2018 07:52 AM
Religion briefs - 3:33 pm updated:

The Covington Eagles and Fields of Grace Worship Center will host a free Thanksgiving dinner today from 4-7 p.m. at the Covington Eagles Hall. Those attending are asked to please enter through the Debra Street entrance to the hall.


11/17/2018 01:38 AM
Covington launches online checkbook -

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced today the launch of the Village of Covington's online checkbook on OhioCheckbook.com. In December 2014, Treasurer Mandel launched OhioCheckbook.com, which sets a new national standard for government transparency and for the first time in Ohio history puts all state spending information on the internet.


11/16/2018 09:31 PM
Bradford student awarded prize for billboard -

The Miami County Safe Communities Coalition visited the Bradford High School on Friday and brought lunch for the students with them after one of Bradford's students won the coalition's safe driving billboard contest this year. "One of our own, Larkin Painter, won the contest," Bradford Superintendent Joe Hurst said on Friday.


11/16/2018 01:15 PM
Agency gives clients a supportive haven -

The Piqua YWCA hosted a local coordinator from SafeHaven, Inc. to speak during their YWCA Connections luncheon on Thursday to talk about how they are serving adults in the community in need of mental health support. Tricia Stemen, recovery coordinator with SafeHaven, Inc., went over their services and how they provide a second home for those in need of mental health support, including providing their mental health clients, also referred to as mental health consumers, structured days of free support groups, education classes, and fun activities; free daily lunches; and free transportation to and from their services.


11/16/2018 09:03 AM
Blue Bow Boutique joins downtown Piqua -

Daily Call Heather Maxwell, right, owner of Blue Bow Boutique, with her mother Judy Favorite, who will help operate the Piqua location of the Blue Bow Boutique at 325 N. Main St. Daily Call The Blue Bow Boutique, located at 325 N. Main St., held a soft opening on Thursday morning. The pillows are handmade from a local artisan in Covington.


11/15/2018 02:32 PM
Freezing rain causing headaches/school delays -

Dayton Power and Light crews work on power lines that were brought down by ice on South Dorset at McKaig Ave. in Troy early Thursday morning. A Troy Police officer directs traffic around downed power lines on South Dorset at McKaig Ave. in Troy around 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.


11/15/2018 03:52 AM
Hospice to offer holiday grief support program -

For those who are experiencing their first holiday following the loss of a loved one, the emotions of the holiday season can be overwhelming. Ohio's Hospice of Miami County's Generations of Life Bereavement Center is offering "Hope for the Holidays" to help.


11/13/2018 11:28 PM
Casstown man sentenced to 11 months -

In Miami County Common Pleas Court, Gabe Ferguson, 25, entered a plea of guilty to a grand jury indictment of one count of fifth-degree possession of methamphetamine and fentanyl. He also entered a plea of guilty to a bill of information for one count of fifth-degree possession of drugs in a separate case.


11/13/2018 07:20 PM
- Troy Daily News

Piqua Daily Call photographer Mike Ullery was one of five recipients of the Cheryl Stiefel Francis Pride of Workmanship award on Tuesday, presented by the Piqua Rotary Club to Piqua business people in recognition of their work on the job as part of making Piqua a better place. Ullery was nominated by Rotarian Dwayne Thompson.


11/12/2018 01:24 AM
SafeHaven to host Thanksgiving dinner -

SafeHaven has been providing Thanksgiving meals for those with mental illness since 1996, but they've been doing it in a special way for the last six years: SafeHaven is holding its sixth annual restaurant-themed Thanksgiving on Nov. 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 633 N. Wayne St. in Piqua. Any adult 18 and up in need of mental health support residing in Darke, Miami, or Shelby County is welcome to come enjoy a free and delicious Thanksgiving meal served by staff and volunteers.


11/11/2018 05:21 PM
Dorsey-Jones House in Holiday Home Tour -

The Dorsey Jones House at 618 N. Wayne St. will be one of six historic homes showcased in the Piqua-Caldwell Historic District Association's second annual Holiday Home Tour from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8. During the tour, visitors will enjoy music and a vintage sip or nip at each home. After purchasing the property in 1839, Dr. Godwin Volney Dorsey built the Dorsey-Jones House.