NEWS


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Out of the past
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Window art brings joy
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A Christmas thank you
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A little christmas shopping
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Friday to Tuesday forecast
Superior Aluminum celebrates 50 years

Superior Aluminum celebrates 50 years

RUSSIA — On Nov. 12, 2016, Superior Aluminum Products celebrated 50 years of local ownership by holding a ceremony on location.Superior Aluminum...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Buchy honors Jackson Center volleyball team

Buchy honors Jackson Center volleyball team

COLUMBUS — During last week’s House session, State Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) presented a resolution to the Jackson Center Hi...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Frymyer named Indian Lake citizen of the year

Frymyer named Indian Lake citizen of the year

INDIAN LAKE — Dale Frymyer was named “Citizen of the Year” for 2016 at the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner at Indian L...

December 8th, 2016 |  


The light is coming!

The light is coming!

Stringing up electric Christmas lights can be such a task. You have to get the box of lights from the basement or the attic. You have to untangle them...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Parents thank SAS staff for supporting their son

SIDNEY — Words of praise were given to the Sidney Alternative School by Tim and Alison Martin during Monday night’s Sidney City Schools Bo...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Out of the past

Out of the past

125 YearsDecember 8, 1891About half of the people of Botkins are sick with typhoid fever and la grippe. The latter disease is the most prevalent. Botk...

December 8th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Jackets lose big to Tipp

Riverside gets by Bradford

Staff reportDEGRAFF — The Riverside boys hosted Bradford Tuesday in non-league basketball and got their first win of the season by a 43-35 final...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Houston girls winthird straight game

Staff reportHOUSTON — The Houston girls hit six three-pointers and led from start to finish in downing visiting New Knoxville in girls basketbal...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Local swimmers do wellin annual YMCA Pentathlon

Staff reportThe Sidney-Shelby County YMCA swim team finsihed well at the annual YMCA Pentathlon, held recently at the local facility.There were 317 sw...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Botkins girls remain unbeatenwith 37-35 win over Loramie

Botkins girls remain unbeatenwith 37-35 win over Loramie

Staff reportBOTKINS — The Botkins Lady Trojans remained unbeaten on the year with a 37-35 victory over Fort Loramie in County girls basketball a...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Sidney boys win 4-team match

Staff reportBELLEFONTAINE — The Sidney High bowling teams opened their seasons on Friday in a four-team competition in Bellefontaine.The Sidney ...

December 4th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Wildermuth marks 95 years

Drive-in hosts Santa’s Workshop

SIDNEY — The Auto Vue Drive In will host its third annual Santa’s Workshop, Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Sidney Amvet...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Community calendar

DEC. 8• Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at 5:30 p.m. in the Northside Commons Community Center, 316 W. Russell Road. 937-789-4317.• Nar-Ano...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Today in history

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 6, the 341st day of 2016. There are 25 days left in the year.Today’s Highlights in History:On Dec. 6, 1889, Jefferson Dav...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Area blood drives scheduled for December

SIDNEY — Area sponsors will host several blood drives in our area this December.Community Blood Center is thanking donors for being “a for...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Today in history

Today is Monday, Dec. 5, the 340th day of 2016. There are 26 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Dec. 5, 1791, composer Wolfga...

December 5th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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A time of year for dreams
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Local Government 103

To our readers

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

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


The first and last time

The first and last time

There is a first time for everything. Whether it’s attending a prom, a kiss, buying a home, or watching our children take their first steps, the...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Contact Us

Federal and State:• President Barack Obama, White House, Washington, D.C. 20500, 202-456-1111• Gov. John Kasich (R), Riffe Center, 30th Fl...

December 7th, 2016 |  


75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor

The events of the past few minutes coursed through John Anderson’s mind like the hellish nightmare that it was. He had been assigned to set up c...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Looking back 75 years

Looking back 75 years

Dec. 7, 1941 – so long ago. We might forget other dates in American history, but not this one. On the following day, President Franklin Delano R...

December 6th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Workers protest for wages

US Bank makes workforce grant

SIDNEY — U.S. Bank, through the U.S. Bank Foundation, has awarded a $10,000 grant to the Workforce Partnership of Shelby County, a nonprofit org...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Midwest Electric to give $1.38 million in equity payments

ST. MARYS — Midwest Electric is distributing $1,385,920 in patronage capital payments to 7,297 current and former members. Eligible electric coo...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Workers protest for wages

Workers protest for wages

CHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of people were arrested Monday as they participated in protests nationwide for a $15 per hour minimum wage.Fast-food resta...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Freshway recognizes workers

SIDNEY — Service and achivement awards were distributed to Freshway Foods associates at the company’s recent Associate Appreciation Lunche...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Visitors bureau reports statistics

SIDNEY — Jeff Raible, director of the Sidney Visitors Bureau, recently released promotional statistics for Septmeber and October.The bureau̵...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


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