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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Northern Miami Valley

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People involved in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Northern Miami Valley organization let loose flags on the Courtsquare in memory of people who have died from breast cancer and continue to fight it Wednesday, Oct. 1. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer will be having a 5K that will start on the Courtsquare Saturday, Oct. 25 with registration at 8 a.m. and the walk starting at 9 a.m.. The walk will raise money for breast cancer research and help for people with breast cancer through the American Cancer Society. A fountain on the courtsquare has also been dyed pink for the event. To sign up for the 5K go to www.makingstrideswalk.org/NorthernMiamiValley. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

 

Out of the past

100 yearsOct. 2, 1914The campaign in Shelby County for state-wide prohibition was opened under most auspicious circumstances at Kirkwood last evening. Ten automobile loads of temperance people from this city formed a delegation to attend the meeting and when they arrived found the meeting place crowded with many unable to gain admission. Samuel Duncan acted as chairman for the meeting and s...

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Today in history

Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 2, 1944, German troops crushed the two-month-old Warsaw Uprising, during which a quarter of a million people were killed.On this date:In 1780, British spy John Andre was hanged in Tappan, New York, during the Revolutionary War.In 1835, the first battle of the Texas Revolution took place as American settlers fough...

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Cavs notch WOSL victory

The Lehman boys soccer team kept its hopes alive in the Western Ohio Soccer League with a 3-0 blanking of Lima Temple Christian in action Tuesday.The Cavaliers are now 3-1-1 in the league and 4-6-3 overall.Scoring first for Lehman was junior Ian Smith, netting one at 10:12 into the first period. Senior captain Travis Thornton added two more goals in the second period at 5:06 and 9:37.The Cavaliers took 14 shots on goal to just four for Temple.“...

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Knouff falls short of state berth

MIAMISBURG — The Division II District Girls Golf Tournament was held Wedndesday at Pipestone Golf Course in Miamisburg.Teams from Fort Loramie, Russia and Versailles took part and tried to finish in the top three, which would have qualified them for the state tournament. That didn’t happen, however. Loramie finished eighth with a 396, Versailles ninth with a 400 and Russia 11th with a 412.For Fort Loramie, Emily Knouff had an 80, Kristen Barhorst 96, Alyssa C...

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Redskins look to keep momentum going

By Ken Barhorstkbarhorst@civitasmedia.comFORT LORAMIE — He said he realizes that last week’s opponent was “a step down” from the teams his Redskins had been playing, but his squad “still got better.”And because of that, and two straight wins that have Fort Loramie in the thick of the playoff chase again, he says “Friday can’t come soon enough.”

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Another state champ

By Ken Barhorstkbarhorst@civitasmedia.comANNA — The good news for the Anna Rockets after last week’s loss to defending Division V state champion Coldwater is that they are still in good position in the latest computer rankings.The bad news is that they face another defending state champion this week.The Rockets fell to 3-2 with the loss to the Coldwater Cavaliers last week in a game that the Rockets had ...

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Red carpet rolled out at Oktoberfest

MINSTER — The Minster Historical Society is rolling out the red carpet for the 40th anniversary of Minster’s Oktoberfest, Oct. 3-5.

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GWOC North power Trotwood next for Sidney

By Ken Barhorstkbarhorst@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY — Sidney coach Adam Doenges had a built-in excuse of sorts last week if his team lost.Talk about a break from the routine — the Yellow Jackets had to travel four hours just to get where they were playing. And after a good first quarter, things went south in a hurry and Canfield rolled to a 49-28 victory.But Doenges wasn’t taking that route.

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Big computer point game for Cavs

By Ken Barhorstkbarhorst@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY — Coming off an impressive win over Riverside last week at Piqua, the Lehman Cavaliers return to Sidney Memorial Stadium for their final non-league game of the season Friday, taking on Troy Christian at 7 p.m. And if you look at the latest computer rankings, it’s a big game.Both teams are 3-2 on the season. And in Region 26, Troy Christian is sixth and Lehman seventh,...

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Area schools honored

SIDNEY — Fort Loramie Elementary School and Versailles Middle School were named Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education Tuesday.U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan included them in a list of just 337 schools — 15 in Ohio — to be so honored. He made the announcement in an afternoon, live-streamed presentation that was viewed by the schools’ staffs and students across the country.The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognize...

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Another semi crash closes I-75

SIDNEY — The right, southbound lane of Interstate 75, south of Fair Road, was still closed late Wednesday morning as workers cleaned up a semi-rig crash.The area has been the site of many similar crashes during the past year as construction there continues. Signs are posted directing semi rigs to use the left lane to avoid accidents that occur when a semi’s wheels drop off the pavement.Lt. Joseph Gebhart at the Piqua Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said...

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MaMa Rosa’s stakes pizza on video game challenge

SIDNEY — MaMa Rosa’s Pizza in Sidney is putting up a portion of the stakes for the winning student in the Columbia College Video Game Challenge.In honor of his inauguration, the new president of the Columbia, Mo., college, Scott Dalrymple, has challenged students to a Madden NFL 15 tournament, with the top student facing the president himself for the championship.The winning student who defeats Dalrymple will get a year’s free pizza from MaMa Rosa’...

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Pumpkin People winner announced

NEW BREMEN — Participation was at an all-time high for this year’s New Bremen Pumpkin People Contest, and hundreds of votes were cast to find a winner. Nineteen businesses participated in the sixth annual contest put on by the New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation and the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce.“This year in town was much more than previous years, which shows that more people are becoming aware of the pumpkin people and wanting to ...

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Chocolate Walk set for Oct. 17

SIDNEY — Downtown Sidney will once again host the Chocolate Walk on Oct. 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Ticket holders will meet at the Sidney Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office at 101 S. Ohio Ave. to pick up their map and treat boxes. An 8:30 p.m. showing of the movie “Chocolat,” starring Johnny Depp at The Historic Sidney Theatre will top off the evening.Tickets are on sale at DowntownSidney.com or at the Chamber Offices. For more information, contact Amy at 93...

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County record

Sheriff’s logTUESDAY-6:06 p.m.: burglary. Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputies took a report of the theft of a chainsaw and a power washer from an outbuilding at 1609 S. Kuther Road, Washington Township. Village logWEDNESDAY...

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Annual Advanced Trapper Field Day to be held Sunday

The annual Ohio State Trappers Association Advanced Trapper Field Day will be held Sunday at Dennis Helman’s D&L Fur and Root Co., 6969 Wright-Puthoff Road in Sidney.The event is for adults and kids, and lunch will be served at around noon. Coffee will be available right away.Trapping demonstrations will be on canines, raccoon, mink, muskrat, beaver, fur handling/fur market, and gathering of marketable wild roots. The actual schedule will vary.Trapping s...

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CA spikers win 7th

SIDNEY — Christian Academy increased its record to 5-2 in conference play and 7-4 overall in girls volleyball with a win over Urbana Christian Tuesday.Kenzie Milks led the team with 10 service points and two aces. Freshman Micah Carter had four aces, Kayla Curlis had six kills, and Summer Inman had 11 kills.The Lady Eagles go to Horizon Science Academy on Friday.

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