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05/20/2018 11:42 AM
Ohio lawmakers fine-tune renewable energy mandates

Ohio utilities would still have to find more of their power from renewable sources like solar and wind but not as much as required by current law under a bill that could soon see a Senate vote. A revised version of House Bill 114 rolled out last week would get rid of the House-passed concept of replacing the mandates with voluntary goals carrying no penalties for failure.


05/19/2018 06:12 PM
Greenville Federal to open Tipp City location -

Greenville Federal Financial Corporation plans to open a new full service banking center in Tipp City. This will be the second banking center for Miami County and it is estimated this newest full service banking center will open in August 2018.


05/19/2018 03:55 PM
John and Susan Davis celebrate 50th anniversary

They have two sons and one daughter: John A. Davis of Bel Air, Md., Daniel Davis Raleigh, N.C., and Sarah Murphy Covington, Ohio. The couple has five grandchildren, including one granddaughter who passed away.


05/14/2018 09:10 PM
Tipp City assistant superintendent returns from leave -

Assistant Superintendent Galen Gingerich was placed on a paid leave of absence April 11 during an "internal investigation" and returned to work Monday, May 14. "The district has completed its investigation and addressed the situation appropriately. With this in mind, Gingerich assumes his assistant superintendent duties immediately upon his return," Superintendent Gretta Kumpf said in a statement.


05/11/2018 09:03 PM
Piqua man accused of promoting prostitution -

Kelly W. Koon, 43, of Piqua, was arraigned on two counts of fourth-degree felony promoting prostitution and one count of fourth-degree felony possession of drugs in Miami County Municipal Court on Thursday. According to court records, Troy police investigated a report of possible drug trafficking and prostitution at the Budget Inn.


05/11/2018 09:03 PM
a Tastea dances into downtown -

Daily Call Duane Bachman, Melinda Sillman, and Officer Brett Marrs of the Piqua Police Department join children in the Chicken Dance during Friday's annual Taste of the Arts event in downtown Piqua. Daily Call Jan Solari and Sheryl Lazenby from the Ohio Chalk Art Guild create a chalk drawing on Main Street in Piqua to kick off Ohio Chautauqua which will be coming to Hance Pavilion in June.


05/10/2018 04:51 PM
Edison to hold commencement ceremony -

Edison State Community College will hold its 43rd annual spring commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, in the North Hall on the Piqua Campus. Nearly 450 students will be earning a total of 512 degrees or certificates in business, engineering and manufacturing, health sciences, information technology, and social and public services at this year's graduation.


05/09/2018 09:33 PM
A a Tastea -ful celebration

Provided photo The Columbus-based Red Hot Rhythm Review will be the headliner for this year's Taste of the Arts, which will take place on Friday, May 11, in downtown Piqua. Provided photo Watercolor artist Rusty Harden of Tipp City will be among the numerous artists demonstrating their crafts at the Taste of the Arts event in Piqua on Friday, May 11, in downtown Piqua Provided photo The Kuroi Taka Taiko drumming group, featuring junior high and high school students from Mississinawa Valley, will perform at Taste of the Arts on May, 11 in downtown Piqua.


05/08/2018 04:26 PM
Tipp City assistant superintendent placed on leave -

School board president Sam Spano confirmed that Assistant Superintendent Galen Gingerich is on a leave of absence, but said he could not discuss the reasons. "The school district's practice is to refrain from publicly discussing personnel matters, so we cannot share more details at this time.


05/08/2018 11:27 AM
Council discusses stadium lease -

The Tipp City council met with school officials Monday to discuss the possibility of transferring property at City Park to the schools. The district has asked the city to consider transferring a portion of the park, where concession stands and ticket booths are planned to be located in the future, to the schools in the event the district has to seek a loan to complete the project.


05/04/2018 03:31 PM
Tipp schools to host Elevate the Arts -

The district will host Elevate the Arts on Wednesday, May 16. Tippecanoe High School principal Steve Verhoff brought the idea to Tipp City Schools from his previous district. Last year's showcase was largely successful.


05/03/2018 11:01 PM
Tipp City assistant superintendent placed on leave -

School board president Sam Spano confirmed that Assistant Superintendent Galen Gingerich is on a leave of absence, but said he could not discuss the reasons. According to Spano, the action was something "the board was made aware of," but was not an action that required board approval.


05/03/2018 04:08 PM
Former Tipp athletic director sentenced -

A former Tippecanoe athletic director was sentenced to probation in Miami County Municipal Court on Thursday for his previous actions as a public employee. Former Tippecanoe Athletic Director Matthew R. Shomper, 47, was charged with first-degree misdemeanor prohibited representation by present or former public official or employee filed on March 2 by the Tipp City Police Department.


05/03/2018 04:08 PM
Former athletic director sentenced for hiring family members

The former athletic director at Tipp City High School was ordered to pay a fine and perform community service after he was found guilty today of having a conflict of interest. Matt Shomper pleaded no contest this morning to a first-degree misdemeanor count of conflict of interest before Judge Gary Nasal in Miami County Municipal Court.


05/02/2018 09:13 PM
Area Briefs - 12:38 pm updated:

Connections, a YWCA group, will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the YWCA Piqua, 418 N. Wayne St. Connections provides an opportunity for women of diverse backgrounds and experiences to meet monthly to connect and network. This also enables them to become more empowered and inspired to make a difference in their life and the lives of others.