Tipp City joins agency providing citizens real-time spending data
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Tipp City has joined OhioCheckbook, the online portal that allows taxpayers to closely follow and examine the spending of the state or their city. The announcement Wednesday makes Tipp the ninth entity in Miami County to join the program, which is free for the city to participate in. “The Ohio Checkbook […]
Former local election official pleads guilty to felony charge
The investigation was due to irregularities with “some procurement of supplies,” Miami County Board of Elections Chairman Dave Fisher previously told News Center 7.
Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports
-4:04 a.m.: theft. Deputies responded to a report of motor vehicle theft in the 1800 block of South County Road 25A in Concord Township. -10:50 a.m.: theft. Deputies responded to a report of theft at Action Tire and Auto Center on Harrison Street in Concord Township. -8:02 a.m.: criminal damage/mischief....
Raffle to benefit First Place Food Pantry
TROY — First Place Food Pantry has partnered with Harris Jeweler to raise funds for the busy holiday season, selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a half-carat diamond necklace valued at approximately $2,000. “We are limiting it to 400 tickets,” First Place Food Pantry Board Chair Sharon...
Ireland-based Alchemy to Open Device Refurbishment Facility in Miami County
Alchemy, a global circular tech company, is set to begin operations at its newest facility in Miami County, Fla. The new site has the capacity to refurbish 60,000 phones, tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices, which equates to 49,000 tonnes of Co2e emissions from the manufacture of new devices. Ireland-based Alchemy has secured supplier relationships with leading device manufacturers and mobile carriers.
Military, veteran families offered Christmas support this holiday
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Operation Veteran Caregiver Support returns to bring holiday assistance to veteran and military families in need. These services are available to veterans (with honorable discharge) and military families in Miami, Clark, Champaign, Darke, Montgomery, and Shelby Counties. Two levels are assistance are available. The first are meal baskets, available for to […]
Miami County man gets life without parole for rape of 3-year-old in her home
TROY — A Miami County judge who sentenced a Piqua man to life in prison without parole Monday for the rape of a 3-year-old child in her bed at a Piqua home, called his actions “monstrous, repugnant and depraved.”. Jesse D. Hartman, 34, was sentenced to life without...
Casstown, Ohio: A Beacon of Small-Town Charm and Heritage
In the heart of Miami County, Ohio, the village of Casstown stands as a testament to the enduring allure of small-town America. Established in 1832 and named in honor of the esteemed Lewis Cass, this village of 270 residents, according to the 2020 census, boasts a character untouched by time. With its historical architecture, such as the Lutheran Stone Church on the National Register of Historic Places, Casstown offers a window into a simpler, more connected era.
MC Commissioners hear waterline project opening bids
TROY — The Miami County Commissioners heard opening bids for the Swailes Road Waterline Extension Project at their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The project will install approximately 1,975-feet of 8-inch-waterline, including a 300-foot-jack and bore and other related items, with a final completion date of May 1, 2024.
Former Miami County elections official pleads guilty in invoice forgery
TROY — Miami County’s former deputy elections director pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of forgery involving an invoice for election supplies that was altered. Ian Ridgeway, 30, of West Milton, was placed on paid administrative leave by the elections board in early August after election leaders were notified an investigation was being initiated in response to a complaint of questionable procurement practices in the elections office. Ridgeway handled that function.
Laura, OH: A Small Village with a Grand Historical Legacy
In the heart of Miami County, lies the village of Laura, OH—a small yet historically rich community established in 1891. With a population of just 398 residents as per the 2020 census, Laura's quaint charm is a gateway to a bygone era, its streets lined with echoes from the 19th century. Named after the daughter of its first postmaster, the village's origins date back to around 1840, weaving personal histories into the nation's fabric. Today, Laura stands as a testament to America's resilient spirit, its historic buildings offering a tangible connection to the past.
Garage destroyed, pet rabbit dead after Miami Co. fire
A garage was destroyed and a pet rabbit is dead after a fire in Miami County Friday.
Miami County Sheriff’s Office reports
-3:09 a.m.: driving under the influence (DUI). Deputies conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of South State route 201 and Studebaker Road in Bethel Township. The driver was charged with DUI. THURSDAY. -7:28 a.m.: theft. Deputies responded to a report of theft in the 7600 block of Kessler-Frederick Road...
Firefighters respond to reported Miami County house fire
MIAMI COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — Firefighters have responded to a reported residential house fire in Miami County. According to Miami County Dispatch, dispatchers received a call at 1:40 p.m. to respond to the 4000 block of Rasor Drive in Union Township. Dispatch confirmed to 2 NEWS that first responders are still on the scene. No […]
Ohio High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Miami County Today - November 25
Miami County, Ohio has high school basketball games on the docket today, and the inside scoop on how to watch them is available below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Miami County, Ohio High School...
Local restaurant continues tradition of serving Thanksgiving meals to community after owners death
From a devastating fire to losing its owner, a Miami County restaurant has been through a lot.
Shortage of Miami County childcare options should be addressed, organization encourages
Leaders of a Miami County childcare organization are urging elected officials to invest more in childcare locally and beyond. Renee Matsunami and Karen Stienecker run Childcare Choices, a local non-profit that provides training for childcare providers and referrals for families needing care, among other activities. “Miami County is facing a...