US housing starts fall 0.8 pct., a 2nd straight monthly drop

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuilders slowed their pace of construction by 0.8 percent in August, the second straight monthly decline. A steep drop in ...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Spooky or sweet: choosing a theme for Halloween decorations

Before they even know whether the candy will be top-notch or king-size, trick or treaters are drawn to houses decked out for Halloween.“When kid...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Consumer packaging group to reduce confusing food labels

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sell by?” ”Display Until?” ”Best Before?”These food date labels intend to help shoppers fig...

September 30th, 2017 |  



Tipp couple celebrates 50 years together

Tipp couple celebrates 50 years together

Provided photoThomas and Claudia Rogers of Tipp City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 15. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; }...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Miami County Marriages

William George Stoltz, 40, of 1054 Stonyridge Avenue, Troy to Amy Michelle DeCerbo, 41, of same address.Susan Marie Bachmann, 29, of 1695 Curry Branch...

August 26th, 2017 |  


Troy baker takes the cake at fair

Troy baker takes the cake at fair

MIAMI COUNTY — Amber Weldy embodied the Baker’s Delight award both with her talents and her demeanor this year at the Miami County Fair af...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Church to host annual art show

Staff ReportsWEST MILTON — The 11th annual Hoffman Art Show will take place Aug. 4-6 at Hoffman United Methodist Church at 201 S. Main St., West...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Fogles mark golden anniversary

Fogles mark golden anniversary

WEST MILTON — Lynn and Helen (Kauffman) Fogle of West Milton were married on July 9, 1967.They have two sons, Scott (Stephanie) Fogle of West Mi...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Koons celebrating 50 years together

Koons celebrating 50 years together

TIPP CITY — Danny and Ruth (Iler) Koons of Tipp City are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 8, 2017.They were married July 8,196...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Volunteers sought for Hope over Heroin

MIAMI COUNTY — With Miami County’s next Hope Over Heroin event coming up this summer, the Piqua Association of Churches (PAC) is encouragi...

June 21st, 2017 |