NEWS


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Out of the past
6:53 pm
Updated: 7:04 pm. |    
Casey’s grand opening
4:37 pm |    
A treasure for everyone
A treasure for everyone

A treasure for everyone

Aubree Keehn, 4, of Lima, daughter of Dwayne and Shelby Keehn, found plenty of shoes to try on at a garage sale held by Tracey Steinke, of Anna, Frida...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Arbor Day recognized at SHS

Arbor Day recognized at SHS

Taking part in a city of Sidney Arbor Day celebration, Friday, April 28, are Sidney High School students, left to right, Ana Adams, 15, daughter of Ni...

April 28th, 2017 updated: April 28th, 2017. |  


NK school board talks personnel

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville Board of Education dealt mostly with personnel matters during its regular meeting, April 24.The board hired Jo...

April 28th, 2017 |  


County record

Sheriff’s logFRIDAY-2:44 p.m.: investigative complaint. Deputies were dispatched to 4250 Rangeline Road in Loramie Township on the report of a s...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Friday drawingsMega Millions estimated jackpot: $61 millionPick 3 Midday: 2-6-2Pick 4 Midday: 9-5-7-6Pick 5 Midday: 7-4-0-4-8Powerball estimated jackp...

April 28th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


7:58 pm |    
Record-setting effort
5:52 pm |    
LHS netters fall twice
Cavaliers close in on NWCC title

Cavaliers close in on NWCC title

Staff reportLehman took a big step toward a Northwest Central Conference championship Thursday, pulling away from Riverside for a 13-3 victory in acti...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Pirates beat Lehman 18-6

Lady Pirates beat Lehman 18-6

Staff reportLehman had Riverside at home this time, but the outcome was the same, the Lady Pirates beating the Lady Cavs for the second game in a row,...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Mentor native new SHS girls coach

Mentor native new SHS girls coach

By Ken [email protected] High School athletic director Mitch Hoying went with planning over experience when it came to selec...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Track and field action

Track and field action

Staff reportFour county teams got together for a track and field tri-meet at Fairlawn Tuesday, and highlighting the day was a new school record.Josh M...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Riverside beats Lehmanin conference game, 12-3

Staff reportDEGRAFF — The talented Riverside softball team handed Lehman a 12-3 setback in Northwest Central Conference action on Tuesday at Riv...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Jackets blanked by Aviators

Staff reportVANDALIA — Fourth-ranked Vandalia defeated the Sidney Yellow Jackets for the second night in a row Tuesday, 10-0 in five innings in ...

April 26th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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SCBDD plans fashion show
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Gepfreys celebrate 60 years
12:10 pm |    
Edison fundraiser a success

Raise the Roof announces fundraiser

SIDNEY — Raise the Roof for the Arts has announced Puttin’ on the Glitz, a fundraising champagne brunch and fashion show, to be May 7 at 1...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Oktoberfest names parade theme

MINSTER — The 2017 Minster Oktoberfest has announced that the theme of the parade will be “Familie, Freunde, Prost!,” which means &#...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Gepfreys celebrate 60 years

Gepfreys celebrate 60 years

SIDNEY — Saundra “Sandy” and Paul Gepfrey, of Sidney, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at a Mass in Holy Angels Catholi...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Hospice plans balloon release

ST. MARYS — Grand Lake Hospice will host the Healing Memories Garden Planting and Balloon Release, May 24, at 5 p.m., at the High Street Shelter...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Today in history

Today is Friday, April 28, the 118th day of 2017. There are 247 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On April 28, 1967, heavyweig...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Marriages/divorces

SIDNEY – The following people have filed for a marriage license in Shelby County recently.Adam Sargent and Kelsey King, of Sidney; Robert Merrit...

April 27th, 2017 |  


OPINION


2:30 pm |    
Water resource
2:12 pm |    

Stories to tell

Church enjoys profusion of mushrooms

Church enjoys profusion of mushrooms

Editor’s note: This column is about wild mushrooms. Wild mushrooms can be very dangerous or fatal to ingest if you don’t know how to ident...

April 27th, 2017 |  


The games children play still matter

The games children play still matter

Way back when I was at the beginning of my journalism career — more than 20 years ago when I was writing for my college newspaper — I had ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Helping homeless kids find shelter

Helping homeless kids find shelter

Homelessness is dangerous, especially for kids. They are more vulnerable to become victims of crime; they’re more vulnerable to disease, and the...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Thoughts on the state Route 47 Improvement Project

To the editor:I debated over writing this letter because the subject is so controversial, and because I really admire our mayor, Mike Barhorst, and th...

April 26th, 2017 |  


A call for responsible dog ownership to ensure safety

To the editor:In April, the United States Postal Service promoted National Dog Bite Prevention Week. I am writing to ask our customers to extend their...

April 26th, 2017 |  


A Saturday at the world dilemma think tank

A Saturday at the world dilemma think tank

“Well,” said Steve, the tall cowboy among us, “at least it’s Friday and we all have the weekend to look forward to.”Doc ...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


2:30 pm |    
VHCC honors Dodd
VHCC honors Dodd

VHCC honors Dodd

VERSAILLES — Versailles Health Care Center has named Whitney Dodd as the April 2017 Employee of the Month.Dodd has been a member of the nursing ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio’s jobless rate stable

SIDNEY — Ohio’s unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in March 2017, unchanged from February 2017.The March unemployment rate for Ohio was up ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Culver’s to support FFA

PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. — On May 4, Culver’s restaurants will host the third annual Scoops of Thanks Day, when guests can stop by any Culver&...

April 25th, 2017 |  


ConForm to layoff 49 employees

SIDNEY — The parent company of a Sidney manufacturer has notified the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services that it will lay off employee...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Walmart opens training academy

MARYSVILLE — Walmart opened its new training academy in Marysville at the Walmart located at 555 Colemans Crossing Blvd., April 20.Academies are...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Good Sam expands, adds beds

DAYTON — Premier Health and Good Samaritan Hospital will add 46 inpatient beds as part of an expansion of services at the Good Samaritan North H...

April 21st, 2017 |  


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