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Fair Houdini show rib eye steaks and more

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Fair Houdini show rib eye steaks and more

 

JYD Foundation awards scholarship

The JTD Hospital Foundation, the fundraising arm of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, has awarded the new Carol A. Johnsen Scholarship to Zachary Holtzapple, of Wapakoneta. Holtzapple is currently studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Toledo and plans to declare his Pre-Med concentration next year. Holtzapple has been awarded $2,000 for the upcoming 2014-15 school year.

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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

NEW YORK (AP) — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.In a confidential 2013 survey of 3,705 high school students, being released Wednesday by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, 11 percent reported using synthetic HGH at least once — up from about 5 percent in ...

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County record

Sheriff’s logTUESDAY-6:50 a.m.: property-damage accident. Deputies responded to a report that a vehicle struck the mailboxes at 14555 State Route 119.MONDAY-8:14 a.m.: burglary. Tools were stolen in a burglary at 2583 Cardo Road....

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City record

Police logTUESDAY-3:35 a.m.: unruly juvenile. A woman reported a juvenile had not returned home.-12:34 a.m.: criminal simulation (making or altering an object so that it appears to have value). Personnel at the Speedway gas station, 1501 St. Marys Ave., reported the incident.MONDAY...

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Markovitz joins Compassionate Care

SIDNEY — Compassionate Care of Shelby County, (CCSC) a free health clinic for the uninsured and underinsured has, announced that family nurse practitioner Christina Markovitz joined its staff in June.Markovitz is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. She completed the Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Walden University and has worked in a variety of areas of health care in many different communities throughout her career. CCSC contracts ...

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Foundation awards scholarships

SIDNEY — Recent graduates of Sidney High School have been awarded several scholarships administered through the Community Foundation of Shelby County.The Scott F. Barker Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in memory of the Sidney native by his family and friends. Scholarships of $1,000 each were awarded to Ian Harvey, Carolyn Stratton and Oakk Wynn.The Thomas E. Given Memorial Scholarship Fund, created in honor of the former president of Ferguson Construction Co....

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Thrit shop runs sale

SIDNEY — St. John’s Thrift Shop, 319 S. Ohio Ave., has announced a 25-cent sale on almost all items in the store.The sale will run through Aug. 1. The shop is open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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A new look, thanks to you

The Sidney Daily News is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers.It’s true that we live in a digital age, and more people than ever are turning to digital platforms to get the news and information they want. The Sidney Daily News is committed to being at the forefront of every delivery platform available. In fact, this week we are also unveiling a redesigned website....

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Today in history

Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On July 24, 1974, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Richard Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the Watergate special prosecutor.On this date:In 1783, Latin American revolutionary Simon Bolivar (see-MOHN’ boh-LEE’-vahr) was born in Caracas, Venezuela.In 1862, Ma...

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Out of the past

100 yearsJuly 23, 1914The receivership established for the case of the Loramie and Minster Railway Company is ready to be terminated. Judge William Klinger ordered the receiver discharged. The funds collected will be used to pay the holders of the first mortgage bonds. They will receive common stock in the company. Extra funds have been raised to pay all the debts of the company.

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Out of the past

100 yearsJuly 24, 1914The Village of DeGraff was visited by the worst fire in its history the other morning. The blaze began at the carpenter Livery Stable and spread from there. The entire west side of Main Street was destroyed. The flames crossed the street and burned eight building on the east side of Main Street. A total of 24 buildings in all are gone. Fire chief Pond estimated the l...

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Fair Champions Tuesday

Fair Champions Tuesday

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Dodge Ram 1500 holds 51 fairgoers

A Dodge Ram 1500 only has the capability to carry so much weight, but a load of 51 people challenged that Tuesday evening at the Shelby County Fair’s Carload Night.Tracy Russell, of Bellefontaine, Paula Ludwig, of Sidney, and 49 of their closest friends and family members go through the trouble of piling in one vehicle every year for the several children in the truck and the tradition.“We do this every year because it’s nice getting the whole family tog...

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Senior Day and Carload Night at the Fair

Senior Day and Carload Night at the Fair

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Elway hits the greens on eve of training camp

CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — The greens and not the greenbacks are what held John Elway’s attention on the eve of training camp.The Denver Broncos boss spent his last hours of summer vacation playing a nine-hole exhibition Tuesday at Cherry Hills Country Club, site of this year’s BMW Championship, in a friendly foursome that included defending champion Zach Johnson.Before teeing off, Elway told The Associated Press he hopes to get a long-term deal...

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Pyrenees please Nibali, Rogers in Tour Stage 16

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) — The Pyrenees on Tuesday lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France: A French rider climbed in the standings, an American went down, and an Australian rebounding from an ordeal of doping suspicions won Stage 16 in a downhill breakaway.Riding in his 10th Tour, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia won his first Tour stage behind savvy racing, well-paced riding and the absence of his Tinkoff-Saxo...

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Bengals expect CB Hall, DT Atkins back during camp

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals expect cornerback Leon Hall to be ready for the start of training camp and defensive tackle Geno Atkins to join them for full workouts sometime later, bringing one of the NFL’s top defenses closer to full strength.Hall and Atkins are two of Cincinnati’s biggest questions heading into camp. Both are starters who mean a lot to a defense that ranked third in the NFL last season.They’re among 13 players who haven’t ...

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