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05/24/2018 07:23 PM
Troy Police Department reports -

MONEY MISSING: An officer was dispatched to a theft complaint that had occurred at 11 N. Market St. The reporting party stated an unknown subject stole her money bag which contained $100, two personal checks written to her, her checkbook, and her Capital One credit card on May 7. She stated she had accidentally left the money bag at the Rec and when she returned to get it, it was gone. MENACING: Officers were dispatched to the 500 block of South Walnut Street on reports on a man with a gun in the roadway.


05/24/2018 02:44 PM
Miami County Sheriffa s Office reports -

ASSAULT : Deputies responded to the Paris Court trailer park in Springcreek Twp. in reference to a disturbance.


05/24/2018 02:44 PM
Union Twp. men found guilty of assault -

Miami County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher Gee found two Union Township men guilty of felony assault and discharge of a firearm on Thursday. Eric Brown, 55, and Matthew Naff, 35, both of Troy, were indicted by a grand jury for second-degree felony assault with a three-year gun specification and third-degree felony discharge of a firearm on or near prohibited premises.


05/24/2018 12:31 AM
County OKs bridge replacement

At their meeting Thursday, the Miami County Commissioners awarded a contract for the replacement of the Greenville Falls-Clayton Road bridge. The contract was awarded to Brumbaugh Construction of Arcanum at a cost of $237,937.


05/23/2018 07:53 PM
Honduran coffee farmer to visit -

Winans Chocolates+Coffees in Miami County will host one of their Honduran coffee farmer/producers, Roberto Salazar Reyes on Tuesday, May 29. Joe Reiser, owner of Winans Chocolates + Coffees, first met Reyes in January 2011 while touring Honduras with the Specialty Coffee of America Roasters Guild. Reiser took special interest in Reyes' work, as he not only owns and operates a fully certified organic coffee farm, but is also the general manager of one of the largest 100 percent organic coffee cooperatives in all of Central America with more than 500 coffee farmer members.


05/23/2018 05:29 AM
Troy library to offer summer reading challenge -

Readers of all ages will explore all things "rocky" as the Troy-Miami County Public Library present their summer library program, "Libraries Rock!" Monday, June 4 through Friday, Aug. 3. The 2018 Summer Reading Challenge is designed to encourage children, teens, and adults to read independently and participate in literacy based activities. Free activities and events are offered at the library throughout the summer to engage all ages and foster the love of reading.


05/23/2018 12:53 AM
Covington parks plan moving forward -

Covington Council approved a handful of contracts during their meeting on Monday evening, allowing the village to move forward with creating a parks master plan in addition to refilling its supply of trash and recycling toters. The council approved a contract with Poggemeyer Design Group for the development of a park system master plan at a cost of $12,000.


05/22/2018 08:13 PM
Man arrested for school shooting threats - 4:14 pm updated:

A Piqua man has been arrested and charged with making threats to "shoot up" one of the district's schools. Shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday, a coworker of William C. Ingle, 21, contacted Piqua police to report threatening statements Ingle allegedly made about "shooting up" a school, using explosives at a school, and referring to other school shooters as "amateurs."


05/22/2018 05:50 PM
Piqua man posts bond, guilty of assault - 2:31 pm updated:

A Piqua man who prompted a response from the Piqua-Sidney Tactical Response Team entered a plea of no contest on Monday and was found guilty in Miami County Common Pleas Court. According to reports, Lenvil Persinger, 43, of Piqua, entered the plea to attempted felonious assault and tampering with evidence.


05/20/2018 06:25 PM
Council to review Stonebridge Meadows -

At the May 8 meeting, council member Robin Oda requested a fourth reading in regards to the final plat for Stonebridge Meadows. No objection was made by other members.


05/20/2018 02:12 PM
Food truck rally draws thousands -

AIM Media Midwest Marty Pollock of Piqua enjoys a gourmet waffle from Marty's Waffles during the fourth annual Food Truck Rally and Competition on Saturday at the Miami County Fairgrounds. AIM Media Midwest Karma Williamson, 6, of Piqua, chomps into a hefty burger during the fourth annual Food Trucky Rally and Competition on Saturday at the Miami County Fairgrounds.


05/19/2018 08:46 PM
Greenville Federal to open Tipp City location -

Greenville Federal Financial Corporation plans to open a new full service banking center in Tipp City. This will be the second banking center for Miami County and it is estimated this newest full service banking center will open in August 2018.


05/19/2018 04:29 PM
Miami County Sheriffa s Office reports -

ARSON INVESTIGATION : A deputy responded to 4423 U.S. Route 40 in reference of a structure fire. Upon further investigation it was determined the start of the fire was suspicious in nature.


05/19/2018 12:13 PM
Ohio tourism reaches new heights in 2017 -

TourismOhio recently released 2017 data documenting the eighth consecutive year of sustained growth within the state's tourism industry and highlighting its importance as an economic driver for the state. In Miami County, this holds true as well, as the tourism industry broke a record in 2017, surpassing its budgeted goal by tens of thousands of dollars, according to Diana Thompson, executive director of the Miami County Visitors and Convention Bureau.


05/19/2018 07:32 AM
County OKs bridge replacement

At their meeting Thursday, the Miami County Commissioners awarded a contract for the replacement of the Greenville Falls-Clayton Road bridge. The contract was awarded to Brumbaugh Construction of Arcanum at a cost of $237,937.