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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.


11/11/2018 01:22 PM
Restaurant inspections -

Inspections are performed in the county by Miami County Public Health, except in Piqua, which has its own health department. Miami County Public Health can be reached at 573-3500, by email at info@miamicountyhealth.net or on the website at www.miamicountyhealth.net.


11/10/2018 05:06 PM
Park district receives land donation -

Approximately 23.41 acres of vacant woodland was donated by Terry and Sandra Netzley to the Miami County Park District. The transfer of the property was made official at a closing held on Nov. 7. The land has an appraised value of $100,000.


11/09/2018 06:16 AM
Chamber honors community members -

It was a night full of surprises as the Troy Area Chamber of Commerce honored notable Troy community members at its annual Community Awards night at the Crystal Room on Thursday. "This is a great community to live in and raise a family the schools, churches, clubs and to grow a business and just has good folks here," Erwin said.


11/09/2018 04:13 AM
Koester Pavilion, Hospice to honor veterans -

On Nov. 9, Ohio's Hospice of Miami County and Koester Pavilion will partner to honor veterans with ceremonies introducing the American Pride program. A flag ceremony and honor pinnings will be offered, beginning at 10 a.m., to patients, residents, and staff at Koester Pavilion who have served the nation as part of the armed forces.


11/09/2018 12:06 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.


11/08/2018 08:09 PM
County men face felonious assault charges -

A Piqua man and a West Milton man were both arraigned on felonious assault charges this week after an argument led to a gun being discharged on Sunday evening. Randy Hawkins, 49, of Piqua, was charged with second-degree felonious assault and fourth-degree felony improper handling of firearms in a motor vehicle and Doug B. Clegg, 49, of West Milton, was also charged with second-degree felonious assault in connection with the same reported incident on Sunday evening.


11/08/2018 08:09 PM
Piqua man pleads guilty in school threat case -

In Miami County Common Pleas Court Thursday, a Piqua man entered guilty pleas to two felony charges stemming from threats to "shoot up" his minor "girlfriend's" school last May. William C. Ingle, 22, of Piqua, pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree felony making false alarms and fourth-degree felony pandering obscenity on Thursday. Judge Christopher Gee accepted the guilty pleas and set Ingle's sentencing date for Dec. 17. Ingle could spend a maximum of four and a half years in prison and a fine up to $15,000 for the offenses.


11/08/2018 08:09 PM
Coby to speak at YWCA luncheon -

Justin Coby, executive director of Health Partners Free Clinic, is the featured speaker for the Nov. 14 YWCA Monthly Luncheon Series. The program, which is free and open to the public, begins at 11 a.m., followed by a noon luncheon .


11/08/2018 07:42 AM
Elections fraught with technical issues -

The 2018 midterm elections in Miami County were marked by technical difficulties, including malfunctioning voting machines and difficulty with the county's vote counting system. "Things during the day went relatively smoothly.


11/08/2018 03:28 AM
Troy City Schools capital improvement levy passes -

The Troy City School District voters approved a levy by 65 percent to renew a 1.1-mill capital improvement levy on the Nov. 6 ballot. Approximately 5,205 voters were in favor of the levy and 2,854 votes against the issue, according to unofficial results from the Miami County Board of Elections.


11/07/2018 11:27 PM
Voters approve cemetery levy -

Approximately 57 percent of voters in the city of Piqua and Washington Township approved a renewal with an increase levy for a total of 0.7 mills for the Forest Hill Union Cemetery to pay for its operations and maintenance. The levy was approved by a vote of approximately 3,151 votes for the levy to approximately 2,376 votes against the levy, according to unofficial election results.


11/07/2018 07:25 PM
Miami County Sheriffa s Office reports -

BURGLARY : A deputy responded to the 1700 block of Troy-Sidney Road, Staunton Twp. in reference to a burglary complaint.


11/07/2018 03:16 PM
Powell elected to represent Ohioa s 80th district - 11:06 pm updated:

Voters elected Republican Jena Powell of Arcanum to represent the 80th District in the Ohio House of Representatives, according to unofficial election results. "I am incredibly honored," Powell said on Tuesday night, adding that she was "encouraged by the support."