Primary deadline moved to April 28; eliminates in-person voting

MIAMI COUNTY — On Wednesday, the Ohio Legislature passed a bill that eliminated in-person voting and extended the absentee deadline with mail-in ballots to be postmarked by April 27 or submitted in person using a drop-box in the courthouse lobby by 7:30 p.m. April 28.

Board says election will go forward

Editor’s note: As of the Miami Valley Today print deadline at 10 p.m. Monday, the Primary Election was moving forward. Please see or for the most updated information or for any changes for going to the polls.

Lawsuit pending to move election day to June 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s governor wants the state to delay in-person voting for the state’s Tuesday presidential primary for three months to let the coronavirus outbreak subside, but Florida, Illinois and Arizona plan to push ahead.

Police respond to THS threat

Staff Report

Missing Bethel boys located in Huber Heights

MIAMI COUNTY — Two teens from Bethel High School have been located, according to the Miami County Sheriff’s Office.

Bethel HS boys missing since Monday

MIAMI COUNTY —Two teens at Bethel High School have been reported missing since Monday afternoon.

Johnson crowned Strawberry Festival Queen

TROY — Troy High School senior Abby Johnson learned “time makes you bolder” as she was crowned the 2019 Troy Strawberry Festival Queen Friday night at Troy High School.

Board of Elections hires new director

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County Board of Elections hired Laura Bruns of Coldwater as the new director following an executive session on Tuesday.

Troy woman found dead in retention pond

TROY — A 63-year-old Troy woman was found deceased from an apparent drowning incident in a retention pond in the Carriage Crossing neighborhood on Saturday morning.

Troy resident makes 150th blood donation

DAYTON — Troy donor and retired Wayne High School art teacher and volleyball coach Richard “Dick” Brenneman celebrated Nov. 27 — “Giving Tuesday” — by giving his milestone 150th lifetime blood donation at the Dayton Community Blood Center.