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Tuesday, March 3
Adult Exploration Hike at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve in Troy (FREE)
TROY - The Miami County Park District will host its Adult Exploration Hike from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 Tyrone Dr. (off of Dorset in Troy). The hike will be led by a naturalist and will explore the flowers, birds and trees at this beautiful park. The program is free. Dress for the weather. For more information, call (937) 335-6273 Ext. 104.
Old Mason Vineyards (West Milton-Based Winery) Wine Tasting at Company 7 BBQ in Englewood
ENGLEWOOD - From 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, guests at Company 7 BBQ in Englewood can sample locally made wines from the Old Mason Vineyards & Winery for $1.50 per tasting sample. Representatives will be on hand and bottles of the local wine can be purchased. Guests also can enjoy the full menu at the restaurant - located at 1001 S. Main St. For more information, call (937) 836-2777.
Pasta Fest at Beppo Uno
PIQUA - Beppo Uno's Tuesday Night Pasta Fest features all-you-can-eat pasta, salad and garlic bread for $10.95. For reservations, call (937) 615-1100. For more information, click HERE.

Miami Valley Beekeepers Association Meeting at Brukner Nature Center (FREE)
TROY - New members and those interested in learning more about beekeeping are invited to attend the Miami Valley Beekeepers Association Meeting at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at Brukner Nature Center. The subject of the meeting will be "Build Your Own Equipment." For more information on this organization, click HERE. The public is welcome to attend.

Taco Tuesday at Mulligan's Pub in Piqua
PIQUA - Enjoy three soft tacos with cheese, onion and lettuce (and served with chips, salsa and sour cream) for $8.99 every Tuesday at Mulligan's Pub in Piqua. The pub is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday and is located at 110 W. High St. For more information, click HERE.

$3 Fireballs at the Leaf & Vine
TROY - Every Tuesday - Keep Calm! The Leaf & Vine offers $3 Fireballs every Tuesday evening at 108 W. Main St. in downtown Troy. There is no cover charge. For more information, click HERE.

Texas Tuesday (Euchre and Poker) at Wing's in Vandalia
VANDALIA - Play Euchre at 6 p.m., Poker at 10 p.m. and enjoy $2.50 well drinks; $4 shots of Crown or Absolute and a $6.99 pork tenderloin sandwich with Saratoga chips. For more information, click HERE.

Merry Quiltmakers at the Piqua Library (FREE)
PIQUA - This group of quilters meets from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Piqua Library  to share patterns, quilting techniques, and fellowship. Anyone interested in the art and craft of quilting is welcome. Meeting will be held in the Louis Program Room. It is free.

50 Cent Coneys at the Little York Tavern & Pizza Troy
TROY - From 4-11 p.m. on Tuesdays, the Little York Tavern & Pizza Troy serves 50 cent Coneys. The tavern is located at 118 W. Main St. in downtown Troy.
$5 Movie Night at The Neon in Dayton 
DAYTON - From 3-9 p.m. on Tuesday, The Neon in Dayton hosts $5 Movie Night. Visitors can catch a flick while enjoying beer, coffee, soda and chocolates, among other treats. To view movie listings, click HERE.

Early Morning Discovery Hike at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville (FREE) 
GREENVILLE - This free hike takes place every Tuesday at 9 a.m. at 4267 St. Rt. 502 W. in Greenville. Join a naturalist for a guided hike to explore wildlife, plant life and other nature. The program is free. For more information, click HERE.

Tiny Tots at the Milton-Union Library (FREE)
WEST MILTON - This program is designed for children ages 1-3 and their caregiver. There will be stories, fingerplays, songs, movement games, crafts and more. The program is free and takes place from 1-1:30 p.m.

Story Hour at the Bradford Library (FREE)
BRADFORD - From 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, retired Master Teacher Chris Palsgrove designs preschool activities within a six-week theme, but that can be joined during any week. There are stories, music, hands-on activities and more. The event is free. For more information, call (937) 448-2612.

Story Time at the Covington Library (FREE)
COVINGTON - The Covington Library will host Story Time at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Tuesday. The program is for children 3-5 and lasts about an hour. It is free.

Skiing at Mad River Mountain - Open Daily
BELLEFOUNTAIN - Mad River Mountain is open daily from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday. To plan your visit, and for pricing information, click HERE.

Dollar Night at Hickory River Smokehouse
TIPP CITY - From 3-9 p.m. on Tuesdays, Hickory River Smokehouse in Tipp City hosts Dollar Night. Guests can dine on Pulled Pork Minis, Baby Back Ribs and french fries for $1, as well as $1 domestic bottled beers.

Design Zone at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery - Open Daily
DAYTON - Imagine a virtual gaming world where you're the artist and the hero, where you can engineer a roller coaster that touches the sky---or become a famous DJ that drops the beat in front of hundreds of fans. All of this is possible with a little creativity and a lot of science! Design Zone gives you a behind the scenes look at professions that strike the balance between mathematics & creative process in art, music and engineering. From the Videogame Design Lab and the Action Sports Arena to the DJ Recording Studio, guests will be able to design their own experience while finding creative, new ways to use technology and math to solve real world challenges. Design Zone was produced and is toured by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. This special exhibition is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in Dayton. For information on pricing and other exhibits and features at the museum, click HERE.

Everything Thomas at EnterTRAINment Junction - Open Daily
WEST CHESTER - Travel through the world's largest indoor model train display where you can search for Thomas the Train characters hidden throughout the display. Also play at Junction Kid's Play Area and the Thomas the Train play tables and craft tables. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. To plan your visit, click HERE.

Today's News

New Details Released in Troy Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Tragedy 
(Article & Video from WHIO) 

Contract for PK-8 Awarded in Covington
(Article from the Piqua Daily Call)

Traffic Control Changes Up for Vote in Piqua
(Article from the Piqua Daily Call)

Walla Walla Washington Officials Visit Troy for Own Mumford & Sons Concert
(Article from KAPP TV)

(Video from WHIO)

(Article from Troy Daily News)

(Article from Piqua Daily Call)

(Article from Piqua Daily Call)

(Article from Piqua Daily Call)

(Article from Piqua Daily Call)

Miami County Sheriff's Reports
(Article from the Piqua Daily Call)

Lane Closures Announced in Miami County 
(Article from the Dayton Daily News)

Hundreds Attend Vigil for Children Lost in Carbon Monoxide Incident in Troy
(Video from WHIO)
MORE on this Story HERE

"Most Often Sung Artist Anywhere" - Chris Tomlin - Coming to Troy Tuesday (Special Interview) 
(By My Miami County)

Friends of Riverside Hosting Home & Craft Fair in Troy, Vendors Sought
(Article from My Miami County)

West Milton Farmer "Bakes" Rejected Newborn Goat to Life - Viral Video
(Video from the Digital Journal)

Commentary: Time for a Financial Checkup
(Article from My Miami County)

Meet the Candidates Night Set for April 15, Will Include Mayors Race in Troy
(Article from My Miami County)

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home Collecting Items for Easter Baskets of Love for Piqua Children
(Article from My Miami County)

Blue Light - What is it Doing to Our Eyes?!
(Article from My Miami County)

Commentary: Are We There Yet? Traveling with Children
(Article from My Miami County)


Dining Guide

Tuesday, March 3


Traditional breakfasts can be found
at Sam & Ethel's and Tipp O' Town
Restaurant in Tipp City.
Sam & Ethels Restaurant in Tipp City 
TIPP CITY - Sam's Skillet is two eggs served on top of hashbrowns, bacon and cheese and covered in sausage gravy, cheddar cheese and served with toast for $6.99. Or, try Ethel's Plate - two eggs, one biscuit with gravy and choice of bacon, sausage or ham for $5.29 at Sam & Ethel's in downtown Tipp - open for breakfast starting at 6 a.m. on Friday. For more information, click HERE.

Tipp O' The Town Breakfast
TIPP CITY - Tipp O' The Town serves breakfast all day - at great prices. The menu has just about every breakfast item imaginable, including quite popular biscuits and gravy.

Frisch's Pancakes with Fruit and Whipped Cream
Two large fluffy pancakes topped with fruit (try the cherries!) and whipped cream. Click HERE for the complete breakfast menu.


All-You-Can-Eat Lunch Buffet at La Piazza
TROY - La Piazza serves its all-you-can-eat lunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday for $8.95. Guests can dine on nine different items, as well as all-you-can-eat salad and bread with house-made herb butter. The buffet features pizza, vegetables, a potato item, soups and more. For today's buffet menu, click HERE.

Big Farm Burger Platters at Bob Evans
A juicy farm-sized burger made with 100% black Angus beef with fresh toppings on a wheat-dusted brioche bun and served with french fries and signature coleslaw. For each burger option, click HERE.

Al's Pizza Subs
TROY - Stromboli Steak, Big Sinker, Turkey Club Sub, Bacon-n-Cheese, Supersub, Philly Cheeseteak, Meatball Sub, Ham Club Sub and Tuna Sub. Click HERE for all of Al's Pizza's subs. Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturday and Sunday; 4-8 p.m. Monday and Thursday. Click HERE for more information.

Lunch Combos at Applebee's
TROY - Choose any two items to create a combo meal for lunch - all for less than $8. Click HERE to create your meal online.

Tuna and Chicken Salad Sandwiches at the Brickhouse Cafe in West Milton
WEST MILTON - The Brickhouse Cafe serves a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, including popular tuna salad and chicken salad sandwiches, as well as turkey on rye and a club wrap. Click HERE for the full menu.


Pasta Fest at Beppo Uno
PIQUA - Beppo Uno's Tuesday Night Pasta Fest features all-you-can-eat pasta, salad and garlic bread for $10.95. Guests first choose from four pastas (spaghetti, penne, fettucini or rigitoni) and then from seven different sauces (see HERE), or add meatballs for $2.99. Gluten-free penne is also available for $3 more. Beppo Uno is located at 414 W. Water St. and is open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; and noon to 10 p.m. on Sundays. For reservations, call (937) 615-1100.

Create-Your-Own Stir Fry at the Greenfire Bistro in Tipp City
TIPP CITY - Start with a fresh, seasonal vegetable mix and then follow three easy steps. 1. choose steamed chicken, breaded chicken, BBQ roast pork, lightly fried tofu, gulf shrimp, seasoned flank steak or just vegetables by themselves. 2. Select a sauce - Brown Garlic, Black Bean, General Tso, Szechuan, King Pao or Vegetarian Brown. 3. Add a garnish, such as peanuts, cashews, rice noodles, green onions or toasted sesame seeds. Click HERE for details.
The Champ at Fox's Pizza Den
in West Milton.

Gourmet Pizzas at Fox's Pizza Den in West Milton 
MILTON - Order in or dine at Fox's Pizza Den in West Milton and try one of nine Gourmet Pizzas, including the Taco Pizza, Barbecue Chicken, Meat Supreme and Bacon Double Cheeseburger Pizza. The West Milton store is located at 19 N. Miami St. and open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. To order your pizza, call (937) 698-6000.

Clark's Pizza House in Bradford
BRADFORD - Try famous pizza made to order at Clark's Pizza House, 127 N. Miami Ave. in Bradford. Dine in or carryout from 3-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 3-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 3-10 p.m. Sunday. For today's specials, click HERE.

50 cent Frickin' Chicken Wings at Frickers
TROY - On Tuesdays, enjoy 50 cent Frickin' Chicken Wings at the Frickers' in Troy (and all Frickers locations). Frickers is located at 1187 Experiment Farm Road and can be reached at (937) 335-2900. For more specials and the menu, click HERE.


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   Properties for Sale

7517 S. St. Rt. 202, Tipp City
Historic church building on a half acre in West Charleston. Owner says lot was approved as a residential building lot. Currently being used as a church, this property has many possible uses. Listing here.

55 Carriage Crossing, Troy
This 4 bedroom home boasts the best porch in the area. The gourmet kitchen features granite counter tops, an island and abundance of counter space and cabinets, which opens into a beautiful family room with a gas fireplace. A finished basement and over sized closets are just a few more features this home has to offer. Listing here.

Properties Sought 
Home Buyers Seeking Properties in Miami County
Amy Watt of HER Realtors, currently has clients seeking specific properties in Miami County. If you or someone you know has the following house-types, contact Amy at (937) 216-7846 or, for more information, visit
Horse Property
* A client is seeking a property (preferably in Elizabeth Township) that would good for keeping horses. The buyer is looking to spend up to $250,000 on the property.
Tipp City Home
* A client of Amy's is looking for a home in Tipp City with a basement, a large lot with an outbuilding and a fenced in yard if possible and is willing to spend up to $200,000.
Large Historic Home in Troy or Tipp
* A client is seeking a large historic home in Tipp City or Troy and is willing to spend up to $400,000 for the right property
Minimum 2000 Square-Foot Home in Tipp or Troy
* A buyer seeks a home in Tipp City or Troy (a minimum of 2,000 square-feet) with a large lot with mature trees/landscaping. The home should have "character." Buyer looking to purchase for up to $240,000.


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Plain N' Simple 50% Off Room & Spring Open House
ALCONY - Plain N' Simple currently has an entire room with dozens of items for 50% off. They include holiday items, such as Halloween, Easter, Christmas and more, flower arrangements, home decor and kitchenware and much more. The shop is located at 8015 E. St. Rt. 41 in Alcony - east of Troy and is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. For more information, call (937) 339-6321. The shop specializes in Byers' Choice dolls, Pipka Santas, Easter items, flowers, Cat's Meow, Crow Canyon cookware, candles, Miami County prints, braided rugs, linens and more. 

25% Off Any One Item at Readmore's Hallmark in Piqua
PIQUA - Click HERE for 25% off any single item and 20% off storewide at Readmore's Hallmark in downtown Piqua. The coupon excludes candles, keepsake ornaments and sale and promotional items, but everything else is game! The first coupon expires Feb. 27 and the second on Feb. 20. Readmore's is located at 430 N. Main St. and can be reached at (937) 615-0920. The store is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.  

Free Cosmetic Consultations at The Vein Treatment Center in Tipp City (FREE)
TIPP CITY - The Vein Treatment Center in Tipp City is currently offering free Cosmetic Consultations are part of its Valentine's Day promotions. Also available is Botox for $12 per unit and Microdermabrasion for $25. To schedule your appointment, call (937) 667-2100. There is also an office in Sidney that can be reached at (937) 497-1200. Gift certificates are available. Offers good for a limited time only so call today! Click HERE for more information. 
$20 Initial Exam New Client Special at the Troy Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic in Troy - Offer Good through Feb. 28
TROY - All new cat and dog patients at the Troy Animal Hospital & Bird Clinic will receive an initial exam for $20 with My Miami County's exclusive coupon HERE. The office is located at 34 W. Weston Road in Troy and appointments can be scheduled by calling (937) 335-8387.

Custom-Made, Locally Made Furniture and Home Decor at Canal Street Primitives
TROY - Canal Street Primitives features locally made furniture and home decor, as well as access to custom kitchens, bathrooms, built-ins and any project you can think of, draw or bring in a picture of. Contact Bruce at (937) 216-9606 to discuss your furniture and design needs or stop by the store at 9 E. Canal St. from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday - 3 blocks south of the Square from Market Street in downtown Troy. The shop features lighting, rugs, candles, framed artwork, pottery, pillows and furniture of all sizes, including tables, cabinets, chests, colonial bed frames and much more.
Locally made soaps, candles and
jewelry can be found at For All
Seasons in downtown Troy.

For All Seasons - Including this Season in Troy
TROY - For All Seasons carries a wide selection of gift items for all ages and tastes, from cookbooks and locally made candles, soap and jewelry to gift cards for all occasions, Bert's Bee products, children's toys and clothing, holiday items and much more. The shop is located at 2 W. Main St. in downtown Troy and is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information and current promotions, click HERE. Sales from the store benefit Hospice of Miami County.