NEWS


12:25 am |    
Out of the past

City record

Police logTHURSDAY-7:18 p.m.: criminal damaging. Jacob Auville, 20, 123 Pike St., was arrested for criminal damaging.-12:10 p.m.: violate protection o...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Saturday to Wednesday forecast

Saturday to Wednesday forecast

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March 24th, 2017 |  


Burke member of Running Club

ASHLAND — Katherine Burke of Minster, Ohio, is a member of the Running Club at Ashland University.Burke is majoring in nursing. She is a 2016 gr...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Ticket sales open for ‘Puttin’ on the Glitz’

Ticket sales open for ‘Puttin’ on the Glitz’

SIDNEY — Raise the Roof for the Arts will host its second annual “Puttin’ on the Glitz” a champagne luncheon and fashion show ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Out of the past

Out of the past

125 YearsMarch 24, 1892At the meeting of Council last evening, representatives of farms in Clinton and Turtle Creek townships were present in referenc...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Houston students ready for ‘A Golden Night’

Houston students ready for ‘A Golden Night’

HOUSTON — Houston juniors and seniors are set to celebrate “A Golden Night” on Saturday, April 1, at the Shelby Oaks Club. And as pr...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


6:58 pm |    
Gordon All-Ohio HM
12:01 pm |    
D-4 All-Ohio boys
One win away!

One win away!

By Rob [email protected] — Versailles girls basketball coach Jacki Stonebraker could see it before the game ever started.R...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Five Edison basketballplayers are All-OCCAC

Staff reportThree Edison State men’s basketball players and two from the women’s team received recognition on the All-Ohio Community Colle...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Edison 5-3 in Florida

Edison 5-3 in Florida

Staff reportThe Edison State Community College baseball team headed to Florida this past week for their spring trip to Cocoa Beach, and started off wi...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Shultz records 2nd 300 game

Staff reportShawn Shultz rolled the second 300 game of his career, subbing in the National Industrial League Wednesday night.It was his first time sub...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Last-second shot ends JC hopes

Last-second shot ends JC hopes

Staff reportCOLUMBUS — Jackson Center battled all the way back from a 14-point deficit after three periods to tie defending small-school state c...

March 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


3:26 pm |    
Couple mark golden date
12:49 pm |    
Clune, Heitkamp to wed

OSU Extension opens online health challenge

TROY — The 2017 Spring Wellness Challenge by Ohio State University Extension’s Live Healthy Live Well Program is a free, six-week, online ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Shroyer

BOTKINS — Jenna and Luke Shroyer, of Botkins, have announced the birth of a son, Knox Christopher Shroyer, born Feb. 25, 2017, at 3:17 a.m., in ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Clune, Heitkamp to wed

Clune, Heitkamp to wed

MINSTER — Tara Clune, of Minster, and Kyle Heitkamp, of Versailles, have announced their engagement and plans to marry, May 6, 2017, in the St. ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Rotarians learn about water quality

SIDNEY — Ohio Sea Grant Director Dr. Christopher Winslow addressed the Rotary Club of Sidney, recently.Winslow is the director of the Ohio Sea G...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Garden club group sets regional meeting

RICHWOOD — The Ohio Association of Garden Clubs Region 5 spring regional meeting will be April 27, from 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., in the Lewistown Un...

March 24th, 2017 |  


OPINION


FISH thanks for all for success of Boy Scout Food Drive

To the editor:Saturday, March 18, was the annual Boy Scout Food Drive and the FISH food pantry was fortunate to be the recipient of a large amount of ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Your child’s most important teacher: You

Your child’s most important teacher: You

I have written dozens of articles in which I have criticized politicians for hijacking public education and for the harm they have done to children th...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Tax Commissioner response to Mayor’s column

To the editor:Sidney mayor’s comments are misleading on the municipal tax reform.Sidney Mayor Mike Barhorst proclaimed recently that my editoria...

March 21st, 2017 |  


To our readers

Opinions expressed in items on this page labeled “Their View” and “Your View” and other columns throughout the newspaper submi...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


DeGraff woman shares ‘Grand Remark’

Dear Grandparenting: There’s a good deal of truth to the saying young people think they know it all, while people my age come to realize how lit...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Food Poisoning or Flu?

Food Poisoning or Flu?

For a time I have resented all that space taken up in local newspapers by the city and county health department reviews of restaurants and other place...

March 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


3:03 pm |    
Mullenbrock named adviser
1:41 pm |    
VHCC honors Fair
VHCC honors Fair

VHCC honors Fair

VERSAILLES — Versailles Health Care Center has announced Kim Fair as the March 2017 Employee of the Month.Fair has been a member of the Versaill...

March 21st, 2017 |  


New business filings annouced

COLUMBUS — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced that 10,204 new entities filed to do business in Ohio during February, an increase o...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Pioneer Electric Cooperative plans Cooperative Spirit Day, annual meeting

PIQUA ̶— Pioneer’s Cooperative Spirit Day and 81st annual meeting will be held March 25, 2017, at Edison Community College.The doors ...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Employment outlook good here

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — West Central Ohio employers expect to hire at a healthy pace during the second quarter of 2017, according to the ManpowerGrou...

March 17th, 2017 |  


River Summit to promote tourism

DAYTON — Tourism and its power both economically and socially will headline the 10th annual River Summit, Friday, March 24, at the University of...

March 17th, 2017 |  


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