NEWS


12:25 am |    
Out of the past
6:02 pm |    
Cotterman not guilty
2:22 pm
Updated: 2:24 pm. |    
Early morning fire damages duplex
2:20 pm |    
A special delivery
Russia students to celebrate homecoming Feb. 10, 11

Russia students to celebrate homecoming Feb. 10, 11

RUSSIA — Russia Local Schools will hold their 2017 Homecoming festivities on Feb. 10 and 11.The activities, coordinated by the Class of 2017, wi...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Lottery

Thursday drawingsMega Millions estimated jackpot: $162 millionPick 3 Midday: 3-5-6Pick 4 Midday: 4-3-7-1Pick 5 Midday: 5-0-6-4-3Powerball estimated ja...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Friday to Tuesday forecast

Friday to Tuesday forecast

Friday to Tuesday forecast .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; } .neFileBlock .neFile { border-bottom: ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Live, love like Jesus everyday

Live, love like Jesus everyday

I was an assistant football coach for three years at Urbana University. The head coach, Dan Wesson, used a phrase all the time which has become a life...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Russia school board elects Hoying president, reorganizes for 2017

RUSSIA — The Russia Board of Education met to reorganize for 2017 on Jan. 11.The board elected Doug Hoying as board president for the year. They...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Jackson Center renews Efficiency Smart participation

JACKSON CENTER — The Village of Jackson Center has renewed its contract with Efficiency Smart, extending energy efficiency services that first b...

January 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


9:15 pm |    
Alone in first
9:51 am
Updated: 9:17 pm. |    
Lady Jackets win in OT
8:37 am |    
SHS records fall at Bel-Mar
Lady Jackets win in OT

Lady Jackets win in OT

Staff reportThe Sidney High girls basketball team showed the effects of a lengthy layoff and had their hands full with visiting Fairborn at the high s...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Anna girls edge Marion

Staff reportANNA — Anna bounced back from a loss on Thursday to edge Marion Local at home Tuesday in non-leaguye girls basketball action, 49-47....

January 17th, 2017 |  


Record falls

Record falls

Staff reportAs expected, Fairlawn had an easy time with a young Mechanicsburg team Tuesday.And as expected, senior standout Nathan Lessing became Shel...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Bowlers in baker bash

Staff reportThe Sidney High bowling teams competed in the Baker Bash in Fairborn on Martin Luther King Day Monday, and both the boys and girls teams r...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Minster girls No. 1

Staff reportFort Loramie dropped from No. 1 to No. 5 this week in the Division 4 state boys basketball rankings, but the team that handed the Redskins...

January 17th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFE


1:21 pm |    
UVMC hosts MLK Day speaker

Doctors urge vaccination

DAYTON — January is Cervical Health Awareness Month.Experts at Wright State Physicians Obstetrics & Gynecology have encouraged the public to...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Free radon kits available

SIDNEY — The Sidney-Shelby County Health Department has announced that free kits to test for radon are available.January has been designated Nat...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Cortese graduates from basic training

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Dylan B. Cortese graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Anton...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Meyer

VERSAILLES — Andrea and Dan Meyer, of Versailles, have announced the birth of a son, Isaac Meyer, born Jan. 2, 2017, at 9:50 a.m., in the Copela...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Turkey Hill launches fan club

CONSESTOGA, Pa. — For 85 years, Turkey Hill Dairy has prided itself on having some of the most passionate and loyal fans any ice cream and iced ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Let yourself go

TODAY• Darke County Parks presents a program about biomimicry, “Nature Did It First,” at 6:30 p.m. in the Shawnee Prairie Nature Cen...

January 18th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Trump’s inauguration: Ugly American rancor

Trump’s inauguration: Ugly American rancor

By the time you read this column, the inauguration may be over. Like it not, Donald Trump is your president. Even if you claim he is not your presiden...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Gloria hosts a comforter-knotting

Gloria hosts a comforter-knotting

It’s cold these days. It’s windy and down-right cold. I don’t do as well with cold weather as my husband, Daniel, does. His pullover...

January 19th, 2017 |  


To our readers

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

January 19th, 2017 |  


‘The Boss’ wants to keep resolutions

‘The Boss’ wants to keep resolutions

Dear Grandparenting: My grandchildren call me The Boss. I am pretty much of a no-nonsense, early to bed and early to rise individual. I worked in bank...

January 15th, 2017 |  


More on the ODE’s failures for our children

More on the ODE’s failures for our children

I concur with the high spirited opinion piece from Tom Dunn, calling out the various idiocies and idiosyncrasies of the politically appointed Ohio Dep...

January 15th, 2017 |  


King’s dream still not reality

King’s dream still not reality

Not long ago, I saw a comment on an online article about the rise in protests for black civil rights. “We gave you a president,” wrote the...

January 15th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


2:44 pm |    
New tanning salon opens

Sock drive a success

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — Thanks to tremendous participation by customers, Shoe Sensation’s Socks for Troops program collected more than 20,5...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Peoples promotes 2, hires new branch manager

Peoples promotes 2, hires new branch manager

SIDNEY — the promotion of two current employees and the addition of a branch manager of Peoples Federal Savings & Loan have been announced b...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Ford presents vision for ‘City of Tomorrow’; plans to bring back Bronco, Ranger

Ford presents vision for ‘City of Tomorrow’; plans to bring back Bronco, Ranger

DETROIT, Mich. — Thunderous applause erupted at the North American International Auto Show on Monday as Ford announced it is bringing back the o...

January 10th, 2017 |  


New ‘Threads’ available in Sidney

New ‘Threads’ available in Sidney

SIDNEY — A new clothing store has opened on the courthouse square in Sidney. The new shop, Threads by Logo Worx, is located at 126 E. Poplar. Th...

January 8th, 2017 |  


Airstream launches Tommy Bahama trailer

JACKSON CENTER — Two of America’s iconic lifestyle brands, Airstream, the most widely recognized and time-honored RV manufacturer in Ameri...

January 6th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA