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07/14/2018 01:01 AM
Bradford Council approves 2019 tax budget -

The council approved adopting the 2019 tax budget for Miami and Darke counties. They waived the three-reading rule for each of the resolutions.


07/13/2018 08:29 PM
Piqua man arraigned on escape charge -

Chance M. Ward, 41, was charged with fifth-degree felony escape f0r leaving the hospital after being granted medical furlough from the Miami County Jail. Ward was an inmate of the Miami County Jail and reportedly left the Upper Valley Medical Center while on medical furlough on July 6, according to Miami County Sheriff's Office reports.


07/13/2018 09:12 AM
Darke County Common Pleas Court hears drug, theft cases -

A Piqua man was sentenced Thursday in Darke County Common Pleas Court on charges of failure to comply with order or signal of a police officer, a third-degree felony. Assistant Prosecutor James Bennett recommended that Matthew Deal, 36, serve 45 days in Darke County Jail, followed by 60 months probation and a five-year license suspension for the offenses.


07/12/2018 07:38 PM
- Troy Daily News

Tipp Monroe Community Services is offering a Lunch and Learn program presented by Gretchen Hawk about the WACO Aircraft Company and its history. The program will be held at the Tipp City Public Library at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 17. This program is sponsored by Story Point of Troy.


07/12/2018 10:15 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.


07/12/2018 05:40 AM
Wastewater plant project progresses -

Covington Council met on Tuesday evening and approved moving forward with the design portion of phase two of the improvements at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, which include installing new blowers at the plant that will be partially funded through a state grant. Village Administrator Mike Busse said that the village recently received notification that the Ohio Public Works Commission will be awarding a $125,000 grant to the village for blower replacement project at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.


07/12/2018 12:58 AM
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 08:25 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 03:55 PM
Piqua man arraigned on rape charges -

A Piqua man was arraigned on a grand jury indictment on two counts of first-degree felony rape in Miami County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday. Justin W. Griffin, 27, of Piqua, entered a plea of not guilty and a pre-trial conference was set for July 23. The case was assigned to Judge Christopher Gee.


07/11/2018 03:55 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.


07/10/2018 11:25 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 06:39 PM
Dayton man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter -

A Dayton man pleaded to a lesser charge on Tuesday in the case of a Concord Township man who passed away from a drug overdose. Derek T. Gardner, 33, of West Milton, and Quincy Mattison, 29, of Dayton, were each indicted on first-degree felony involuntary manslaughter and fifth-degree felony aggravated trafficking of narcotics in connection with Lennon's death in Miami County Common Pleas Court in late September.


07/10/2018 04:05 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 06:51 PM
Mott celebrate Century Farm designation -

Riding his bike from his childhood home in Casstown, Randy Mott spent many weekends on his grandfather Harley Mott's farm on Hufford Road in Elizabeth Township. Today, Randy and his wife Lynda watch as their eight grandchildren play in the creek, drive John Deere ATVs and explore the 89-acre parcel, which has been designated as an Ohio Century Farm by the state agriculture department.


07/07/2018 01:09 PM
Driver in fatal accident identified -

Miami County Sheriff's Office have identified the victim of a single car accident outside of Casstown late Friday evening. According to Lt.